The Coliseum Video Rant 2018–World Tour ‘90

The Coliseum Video Rant 2018 – WWF World Tour ‘90

This is another one with “technical difficulties” so there’s probably more music shit to deal with.

Hosted by Sean Mooney. The concept here should be easy enough to understand.

Jimmy Snuka is the subject of the Superstar Profile, and he cuts a nonsensical promo for us to set the stage.

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Coliseum Video Rant 2018–Andre the Giant

The Coliseum Video Rant – Andre The Giant

(Just to REALLY finish off the Andre run, here’s a repost of the 2013 Coliseum Video rant of Andre the Giant)

I’ve decided that I kinda like the single-show format for these, so that’s what I’m gonna go with from now on. Saves me having to come up with goofy subtitles, too.

I think the point of this tape is pretty self-evident.

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The Coliseum Video Rant 2018: Wrestling’s Superheroes!

Coliseum Video Rant 2018: Wrestling Superheroes!

(Originally written 03.14.18)

Hey, superheroes are all the rage these days, so this is an appropriate next video in the Coliseum series on the Network. This was originally released in March of 1990, although I’ve never seen or heard of this one before. Sean does assure us that this is a “virtual collector’s item”, however, so it should be good!

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Coliseum Video Rant 2018: WWF SuperTape

Coliseum Video Rant 2018: WWF SuperTape!

(Originally written 03.06.18)

This is the release that blessed us with the Summerslam 89 rematch as a part of the No Holds Barred PPV disaster. I’m actually skipping a couple of tapes in the archive here because this one has actual matches and isn’t just clips like “Most Embarrassing Moments” or “Brains Behind the Brawn.”

Hosted by Sean Mooney, originally released March 21 1990. They dub the SHIT out of whatever the original opening music was, going right over Mooney’s intro.

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Coliseum Video Rant 2018: Villains of the Squared Circle

Coliseum Video Rant 2018: Villains of the Squared Circle (1986)

(Originally written 02.19.18)

The overdubbed intro music grinds on my soul like nails on a chalkboard.

Hosted by Mean Gene, and the concept here should be easy to grasp. Gene was worried about sitting through “more than an hour of non-stop evil” and was worried about staying objective, so Bobby Heenan and his Family join him.

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Repost: The Coliseum Video Rant X-7: TESTOSTERONE POWER!

(So I was checking through the selection of Coliseum Videos on the Network tonight, and I noticed that next up in the queue was Grudge Matches from 1986.  Well, I actually did that one late in the original series of Coliseum Video Rants, paired with another one close to Grudge Matches on the list, namely Inside the Steel Cage.  So here’s that one again, originally written sometime in 2001.) 

The Coliseum Video Rant X-7: TESTOSTERONE POWER!

– You know, call me chauvenistic and/or old-fashioned, but a girl writing the WWF’s TV just rubs me the wrong way somehow. Now, I’m sure Stephanie is a nice person, but really wrestling speaks to that whole primal guy thing, and even someone around the sport as much as Steph can’t fully appreciate two guys beating the hell out of each other and causing blood to flow as a result. So this is an official GUYS ONLY Coliseum Rant, as I decided to find the two most violent, grunt-inducing Coliseum vids produced by the WWF for this rant so we could celebrate the true essence of pro wrestling: Two guys rolling around in their underwear…and hitting each other with various weapons of destruction. So grab a beer, scratch yourself in an inappropriate manner, put on a t-shirt with a lewd saying, and prepare for…WWF GRUDGE MATCHES and INSIDE THE STEEL CAGE!

– Let’s rock…

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Repost: Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest!

Oh hey, apparently I reviewed the awful Coliseum video called “Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest” on WWE 24/7 when they were putting the Coliseum videos up on that service.  Since that’s the next one up on the Network, here’s my review because it sounds like I never want to watch this one again!

The SmarK 24/7 Rant for WWF’s Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest!

– Sadly, the original music from the “It began 3000 years ago…” introduction on these old Coliseum videos has been edited out and replaced with a generic piece of music.

– Hosted by Jesse Ventura.

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Coliseum Video Rant 2018: Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams!

(Welcome to the debut of the Coliseum Video dump on the WWE Network!  I actually did this one a couple of years back as a part of a series reboot, before the guy posting them got kicked off YouTube, so we’ll start here just like the Network does!) 

Wrestling’s Bloopers, Bleeps & Bodyslams!

Hosted by Gorilla Monsoon. Did you know that WWF superstars can LITERALLY fly in and out of the squared circle?

This is an 80 minute collection of clips rather than matches.

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