The SmarK Rant for Coliseum Video presents SuperTape III

The SmarK Rant for Coliseum Video presents SuperTape III

I’m sure I’ve WATCHED this one at some point in my wrestling tape collecting life, but as for reviews I’ve only ever done the first and second volumes of the Supertape series.

Released 01.24.91

Hosted by Sean Mooney & Lord Alfred Hayes, who are piloting an airplane via green screen.  I wouldn’t let Hayes be driving any large motor vehicles.

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The SmarK Rant for Coliseum Video presents Crunch Classics

The SmarK Rant for WWF Coliseum Video presents Crunch Classic

Just trawling through the redone WWE Network for content and I found this one in the Coliseum Video collection.  I don’t think I’ve ever done it before, either in the classic Coliseum rants or the modern era, so let’s give it a look!

Released 05.28.92

Hosted by Rowdy Roddy Piper, all hopped up on, let’s say Red Bull.

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Mike Reviews – WWF Wrestling Tough Guys (1990)

Hello You!

I decided that I fancied watching one of the Home Video releases that they’ve uploaded onto the WWE Network, and with this one being under an hour I thought it’d be a nice snappy watch.

I’m going into this completely blind without a clue of what’s actually on the tape, but noted Tough Guy Akeem is on the screen-cap on The Network, so we should at least get some Jive Soul Bro if the music dubbing God’s are feeling generous.

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The SmarK Rant for Wrestling’s Living Legend Bruno Sammartino (06.06.86)

The SmarK Rant for Wrestling’s Living Legend Bruno Sammartino

So this one is in the WWE Home Video section of the Network, and even though I had a massive collection of Coliseum Videos in my tape collecting days and I rented everything available from the video store when I was a teenager, I’m 99.9% sure I’ve never seen this one.  And I’ve been into Bruno lately, even with Dave Newman bugging me to review the Greek Death Match show all the time.  So I’m intrigued!  Plus everyone seems to be REALLY into this 80s nostalgia stuff here this week, so I’m gonna ride that gravy train as long as I can.

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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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