Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 12-04-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: December 9, 1982 (taped 11/19)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer & Jay Saldi

Can Madril earn a title shot by defeating Kabuki? How will Kerry and Adias fare against Dragon and Checkmate? And just who will assist me in detailing this chapter of the Texan saga?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 11-27-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: November 27, 1982 (taped 11/19)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer & Jay Saldi

Can David provide some revenge against Kabuki for the bounty hit? Who’s next on the ladder for Kerry to climb back to World title contender? And who makes her triumphant return to help me?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 11-20-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: November 20, 1982 (taped 11/9)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer & Jay Saldi

Can Kerry continue his comeback on his trek to conquer Kabuki and Flair? Will the Freebirds succeed against Dragon and Kabuki? What’s up with Bundy? Who makes her colossal return to help me tell this tale?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 11-13-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: November 13, 1982 (taped 11/9)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer & Jay Saldi

This reflection is dedicated to the memory of Christopher Pallies, a.k.a. King Kong Bundy. He has a pair of roles in this episode. Let’s see what happens!

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 11-06-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: November 6, 1982 (taped 10/26)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer & Jay Saldi

Will Kevin get the best of Irwin? Who will triumph in a tag match featuring McGraw, Madril, Checkmate, and Dragon? Also, what’s happening with the Freebirds this week? Lastly, who’s returning to help me tell my story?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 10-30-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: October 30, 1982 (taped 10/26)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer & Jay Saldi

A work stoppage in pro wrestling? Who orchestrates it? Also, the Freebirds make their WCCW tag team debut. Let’s see who’s awesome enough to assist me?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 10-23-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: October 23, 1982 (taped 10/12)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer & Jay Saldi

How will Hayes fare against Irwin? What’s the scoop on Kerry’s injury? And who’s here to help me tell this story?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 10-16-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: October 16, 1982 (taped 10/12)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer & Jay Saldi

Will David succeed or will the “Captain” sink his battleship? Also, Ric Flair pays us a special visit while a Freebird makes his WCCW debut.

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 10-09-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: October 9, 1982 (taped 9/28)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer & Jay Saldi

Can Irwin regain the Texas title? Who will win between Bundy and Madrid? Why is McGraw involved? Also, guess who decided to show up this week?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 08-21-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: August 21, 1982 (taped 8/15)

Attendance: 18,000

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Will Race win the American title by defeating Bundy? Can the Von Erichs overcome Kabuki and Dragon to win some tag team gold? You’re in for a surprise, so let’s rock!

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The SmarK Rant for WWE Network Hidden Gems–Wrestling Star Wars ‘81 (02.22.81)

The SmarK Rant for WWE Network Hidden Gems – Star Wars ’81 (02.22.81)

Yeah yeah, a bunch of people e-mailed me the moment this went up on the Network yesterday. Twist my arm and all that. The show is 80 minutes on here, so clearly it’s not the full card. Not sure what the television situation was unless it was stitched together from the WCCW TV shows at the time or whatever. Well I guess it wasn’t “World Class” at that point, it was Big Time Wrestling or whatever Fritz was promoting as.

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 08-14-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: August 14, 1982 (taped 8/3)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

How will Madril fare against Flair? Will Lothario give Kabuki his comeuppance? How does Nick Rivers play a part in all of this? Let’s find out!

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 08-07-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: August 7, 1982 (taped 8/3)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Surely you can’t be serious that Kerry and Madril can defeat over 900 pounds of Bundy and Superfly? Let’s find out!

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