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Love

Netflix

Bertie’s Birthday
Season 3, Episode 5
3/9/2018

Netflix’s Love was a great anti-romantic comedy series made even better by having their own wrestling episode.

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Kim Possible

Dailymotion

“Pain King vs. Cleopatra”
Season 1, Episode 12
9/6/2002

At the beginning of February, the Disney Channel announced that they were going to do a live-action movie based on the Kim Possible cartoon. In a tweet prompting their fans to drop suggestions as to who should play the titular character, WWE’s Becky Lynch decided to nominate herself. After seeing this episode, it’s obvious the live-action Kim would definitely need to know her way around the ring. And have orange hair.

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Boy Meets World

Hulu

Settle in for a triple feature with a look back at the trio of cameos from one Leon White, a.k.a Big Van Vader, a.k.a Francis (Leslie) Stecchino.

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Grimm

Amazon Prime

“Silence of the Slams”
Season 5, Episode 13
3/18/2016

Not counting the animated Scooby Doo TV episodes, I think this might be my last entry regarding spooky wrestling-themed TV episodes. It’s also my favorite title of the spooky wrestling episodes. I’m surprised this hasn’t been used as an actual title of a Halloween-themed indy wrestling show. Continue reading “Grimm”

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2017: The Year of Wrestling in Pop Culture

Year in reviews are still going on, right? Enjoy the third installment of The Year of Wrestling in Pop Culture.

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Animaniacs

Netflix

“Fake”
Season 2, Episode 4
11/12/1994

Despite watching this episode when it was still available on Netflix, today it was announced that Hulu will not only be adding Animaniacs (and, more importantly, Tiny Toon Adventures) to their catalog of shows, but that they’ve given a two-season order to revive the show. Now here’s Animaniacs crapping on pro wrestling and its fans.

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Ringside Cinema

Life with Mikey (1993)

Touchstone Pictures

Before tuning into Netflix to watch  Jerry Lawler try and beat the crap out of Jim Carrey for not breaking kayfabe in Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond, feel free to revisit Lawler’s earlier Hollywood work alongside Michael J. Fox.

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Family Guy

FOX

“Peter’s Sister”
Season 14, Episode 6
11/15/2015

Here’s a Family Guy wrestling episode that gets kickstarted by a Thanksgiving family reunion.

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Jessie

Disney

Lizard Scales and Wrestling Tales
Season 3, Episode 5
11/15/2013

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.

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