Tag: Women’s Wrestling
Season 14, Episode 6
Here’s a Family Guy wrestling episode that gets kickstarted by a Thanksgiving family reunion.
Lizard Scales and Wrestling Tales
Season 3, Episode 5
Oddly enough, Disney’s Jessie expired from Netflix today, exactly four years after the premiere date of its wrestling episode. So, I guess you should read this and see what you missed out on.
Women’s Wrestling TV Episodes
With International Women’s Day having just passed, and it being National Women’s History Month, I realized I could do more to spotlight the representation of women’s wrestling (both good and bad) in pop culture. And wouldn’t you know it, there’s enough TV episodes featuring women wrestling to make a top ten list. These are the best ones.
Jane the Virgin
Season 1, Episode 20
In this wrestling episode, Jane the Virgin tries to show us a glimpse of what it would have probably been like if Kharma had decided to continue wrestling while being pregnant. Spoiler alert: the baby bump would’ve been used as a foreign object.
My Name is Earl
Season 2, Episode 16
Unlike most sitcoms, My Name is Earl had a high concept which centered on this low-life dude who wins the lottery, but then immediately gets hit by a car. Having learned what karma is, Earl creates a long list of all the people he’s ever wronged and plans to use his money to right those wrongs. In this episode he helps a woman become a Black Lady of Wrestling and also have a baby.
American Angels: Baptism of Blood (1989)
With Netflix recently announcing that they’ve ordered a comedy series based on everybody’s favorite female wrestling league from the 80’s: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW), I figured I’d finally get around to reviewing the quintessential 80’s women’s wrestling movie, American Angels: Baptism of Blood.
Title: Wanna be the Strongest in the World
Bio: The former lead vocalist for pop group, Sweet Divas, is determined to prove that she is the strongest in the world by consistently losing every wrestling match, but showing lots of heart. Eventually, she’s able to string together a few notable wins here and there.
Signature Move: Sakura Special