Seven revisited

This week's Are You Serious got me interested in checking out WCW's Seven, as I'd only heard about it from the Interwebs without ever seeing it for myself.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWtXAtGJ4JQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4inIvA8nm8
That…actually had some potential.  Especially the entrance…it may not have played well in the late 90's, but had they played this seriously, I think that this could have become WCW's version of The Undertaker.
Do you think that Seven had any more potential than it's use as a throwaway shoot joke?
  – Joe

If you could look past the fact that he came across like a child molester, sure, but the gimmick was a bit too oogy for me.