Category Archives: Flashbacks

WCW Thunder 11 (3.19.98) review

WCW Thunder 11 (3.19.98) review

WCW Thunder 11   March 19 1998   There are eleven matches on this show. Eleven! It’s not even 90 minutes long. The longest match is 5.20. It’s an ideal ADD show. We’re in Terre Haute, Indiana and I’m happy to be getting away from good modern wrestling for a while. Hosts are Tony Schiavone,… Continue Reading

WCW Thunder #10 (3.12.98) review

WCW Thunder #10 (3.12.98) review

WCW Thunder #10   March 12 1998   So hey, I was supposed to be watching Smackdown but apparently I’ve developed ADD and gave up after the Nakamura/Rusev/R-Truth thing and decided to watch WCW Thunder instead! There are ten matches on this show and it’s barely 80 minutes long. I am fired up for that… Continue Reading

WCW Thunder #9 (3.5.98) review

WCW Thunder #9 (3.5.98) review

WCW Thunder #9   March 5 1998   We’re in Columbus, Ohio and we are live, still. The early days of WCW Thunder, when the company still cared about it, are a special time. Harvard Lampoon named Randy Savage “Man of the Year” apparently. Hosts are Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan and “Stagger” Lee Marshall.  … Continue Reading

WCW Thunder #7 review

WCW Thunder #7 review

WCW Thunder #7   I bet you thought I’d forgotten about these huh?   February 19 1998   We’re in Birmingham, Alabama. We’re nearly up to Superbrawl so we might actually have a WCW champion soon. Hosts are Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan and Lee Marshall. This is the Superbrawl go-home show. Sting vs. Savage is… Continue Reading

WCW Thunder #6 review (2.12.98)

WCW Thunder #6 review (2.12.98)

WCW Thunder #6   February 12 1998   We’re in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Hosts are Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan and Lee Marshall. There are ten matches on this show including Flair/Luger, Goldberg/Glacier and Raven/Benoit!   Promo Time: Hollywood Hogan And this. The WCW title has been vacant for over a month at this point, following… Continue Reading

WCW Thunder review (1.22.98)

WCW Thunder review (1.22.98)

WCW Thunder #3 January 22 1998   We’re in Huntsville, Alabama. Tony Schiavone is back this week. With him are Bobby Heenan and Lee Marshall. They promise the WCW title situation will be sorted out at Souled Out. I hate to break this to you but they a) probably don’t know what they want to… Continue Reading

WCW Thunder review (1.15.98)

WCW Thunder review (1.15.98)

WCW Thunder January 15 1998   Fortunately the three hour run-time was only a one off for the first show and we settle into a two hour slot in week two. We’re in Lakeland, Florida. Hosts are Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan and Lee Marshall. I appreciate Thunder having a different lead announcer. I was worried… Continue Reading

WCW Thunder (1.8.98) review

WCW Thunder (1.8.98) review

WCW Thunder   January 8 1998     It’s the twenty year anniversary of WCW Thunder starting this year, which is a longer period of time than I thought it was. So I’m taking a walk back in time to the very beginning. I’m going to watch all of the WCW Thunder episodes that WWE… Continue Reading