The first night of our new Monday Night Raw! Wow! So we cover Dean being lifted by the SmackDown roster last night, and then it’s fresh new music for the start of Raw, and also our new commentary team and the new place for the announce table… hang on, can people not be put through tables anymore? Steph and Mick introduce us to the entire roster of Raw, playing the new music, too. Apparently Neville and Mark Henry were the only ones who didn’t get the memo about wearing their own clothes, and are still wearing their Raw shirts.
Okay guys, Steph here for Raw tonight, and I apologise if I seem a little bit disappointed in the show, but you have to understand that I just watched WCPW Loaded. Which was BLOODY GOOD and had Noam Dar and Jay Lethal in it. So, after that, tonight might be a bit disappointing. Also, it’s American Day, and I’m probably too British to properly appreciate the patriotism we’re to expect tonight.
Samoan Thor. Samoan Sex God. Samoan Fabio. Samoan Superman. All nicknames used broadly by fans on Tumblr, and all nicknames I have a huge, huge problem with. Now, let’s start off by saying that I don’t want to point fingers here. I’m not interested in pointing out specific people and telling them they have to change the way they do things, I’m trying to look at an overall theme and see just how it came about, and where it stems from. Secondly, yes, I’m aware that ‘Samoan Thor’ is used for The Rock’s character in The Fast and the Furious 6.
Ah, wrestling. Where we believe an ancient man controls an old, undead wizard, and is making him kill the ancient man’s firstborn son at the biggest event in the wrestling calendar. Where a man who grabs the ancient man’s arm gets suspended for sixty days, but the undead wizard can grab him around the throat and still… Continue reading Rehash: Raw 7th March ’16
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We start Raw with a recap of last week’s Raw, Ambrose going after Lesnar and asking to be pulled apart. I like that they’re highlighting this side of the feud – of course, we know that Roman then broke in, even after Dean had asked him not to, and then Roman’s brilliantly impressed face as… Continue reading Rehash: Raw 15th Feb ’16
Your recapper is not ashamed to admit that she’s pretty damn ill right about now, so this Raw is being watched several days late and with a cheat sheet of jokes from the second in command. But I was going to have to watch it anyway, because Daniel Bryan is leaving us, and we’re going to… Continue reading Rehash: Raw 8th Feb ’16
Your recapper would like to apologise for the way this recap is going to go, because I’ve been in and out of the ER for three days now, have numerous bruises and needle marks, and have now got no pain meds that work. I may have to pause certain parts of this, or mute them,… Continue reading Rehash: Raw 1st Feb ’16
Kick Off Match: Darren Young and Damien Sandow vs. The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley) vs. The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor) vs. Mark Henry and Jack Swagger So this kick-off match is for two spaces in the Royal Rumble (really, we’ve got enough roster left that people can fight over spaces?),… Continue reading Predictions: Royal Rumble 2016
So, we’re a day late, because your recapper is still slowly dying, we start the Raw recap of with Martin Luther King’s famous inspirational speech, because the 18th was MLK Day. Seems a little atonal, what with Vince’s love of feeding racism to us whenever he’s on screen, but okay. Apparently we’re not acknowledging that.… Continue reading Rehash: Raw 18th Jan ’16