Rock Star Gary presents WCCW Year in Review: 1984

1983 was such a banner year for WCCW. Some would call it WCCW’s best year due to all the great feuds. Of course, the Von Erich-Freebird feud tops the list but also David Von Erich-Jimmy Garvin, “Iceman” King Parsons-Buddy Roberts, and Chris Adams-Jimmy Garvin deserve mention. Of course, the battle of the valets between Sunshine and Precious cannot be ignored.

What happens in 1984? Can WCCW keep the momentum going as their syndicated show gets more coverage across the country?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 01-12-1985

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: January 12, 1985 (taped 12/25)

Attendance: 20,000

Hosted by Bill Mercer

How will Kevin fare in a lumberjack match against Adams? Will the Midnight Express make a name for themselves at the expense of the Fantastics? And who will join me in this journey of an episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 12-22-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: December 22, 1984 (taped 12/14)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Marc Lowrance

Can Kerry and Kevin topple Hernandez and Adams? Who are the newcomers to WCCW? Who won PWI awards in 1984? And who will join me for this appetizing episode?

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RSG reflects on WCCW 12-01-1984 (Thanksgiving edition)

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: December 1, 1984 (taped 11/22)

Attendance: 15,235

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Thanksgiving may mean turkey and football for some, but for WCCW, it means WRESTLING from Reunion Arena. This week, we have a Texas Death match that earns this episode a TV-MA rating. Who will help me to bring this generous helping of wrestling this week?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 11-24-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: November 24, 1984 (taped 11/09)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Adams become World champion? Who’s that in Kiniski’s corner? Will the Fantastics win? And who will join me for this enticing episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 11-10-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: November 10, 1984 (taped 10/27)

Attendance: 12,000

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Who will win a “clean” wrestling match between Kevin and Adams? Can Mike and Stella finally shut up Hernandez and Nickla? What surprises are in store for us this week? And who will join me for this blazing episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 10-27-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: October 27, 1984 (taped 10/12)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Kevin and Mike overtake the duo of Hernandez and Roberts? How will Parsons fare against the evil Khan? What does Kevin have to say during this episode? And who will join me for this exuberant episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 10-13-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: October 13, 1984 (taped 09/28)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

What are Kevin’s thoughts about Adams’ heel turn? Can the Long Riders regain the American tag titles from Rock’n’Soul? What’s on Roberts’ mind these days? And who will join me for this principled episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 09-01-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: September 1, 1984 (taped 08/17)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Kevin topple Hernandez and earn a shot at the Texas title? How will the Pretty Young Things fare against Parsons and Young? What’s going on between Hernandez and French? And who will join me for this unsettling episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 07-28-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: July 28, 1984 (taped 07/20)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Kerry get the better of Hernandez to earn a title shot? Will Parsons get revenge for “Wild” Bill Irwin’s evil whipping? And who will join me for this out-of-this-world episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 07-14-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: July 14, 1984 (taped 07/06)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Kerry get the better of Missing Link? Or will Devastation, Inc. triumph? Will Parsons defeat Hernandez to become the #1 contender to the double champion? Also, who will join me for this eighth-dimensional episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 06-23-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: June 23, 1984 (taped 06/08)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Penalty boxes! NWA board meetings! Parsons and Hernandez battle to garner the most heat. Which one will succeed? And who will join me for this rather judicial episode?

Thanks for the verdict, Judge Wapner! Let’s hope there isn’t any chicanery conducted by the WCCW wrestlers.

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 06-16-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: June 16, 1984 (taped 06/08)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

To start, we have a title versus mask match. To finish, we have Flair versus Kerry from Japan. Who will join me for this rather important episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 06-09-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: June 9, 1984 (taped 05/18)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Adams and Parsons overcome the evil duo of Gordy and Khan? What does Stella have in store for Garvin? And who will join me in this rather dangerous episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 05-12-1984

Taped from Irving, TX

Airdate: May 12, 1984 (taped 05/06)

Attendance: 50,123 (43,517 paid)

Hosted by Marc Lowrance

Can the Von Erichs beat the Freebirds for the six-man titles in a Badstreet match? Will the Super Destroyers retain their titles, or will the team of Parsons and Zumhofe achieve gold? How will JYD fare against the deranged Link? And who will join me for the Parade of Champions?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 04-28-1984

Taped from Denton, TX

Airdate: April 28, 1984 (taped 04/15)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Adams retain the American title against Garvin? Will Kamala feast upon Parsons? How will the Von Erichs fare against the Freebirds in a tag match? And who will join me for this next-level edition of WCCW?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 03-24-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: March 24, 1984 (taped 03/16)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Will Kerry and Parsons defeat the Super Destroyers?  How will Adams fare against Roberts? Will Garvin be involved? What major announcement does Fritz have for us? And who will join me for this pumped-up episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 03-17-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: March 17, 1984 (taped 03/02)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Adams and Parsons achieve victory over Garvin and Link? Will Hayes slaughter Mike, or will the young rookie prevail? Who will join me for this St. Patrick’s Day edition?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 02-25-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: February 25, 1984 (taped 02/17)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Adams defeat Roberts? Will Parsons figure out a way to beat Link? Leilani Kai faces a tough challenge from Penny Mitchell, but will she win? And who will join me this week for another great episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 02-11-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: February 11, 1984 (taped 02/03)

Attendance: 5,256

Hosted by Bill Mercer

How will David fare in Kevin’s place against one of the Freebirds? Will either Parsons or Mantell succeed in a singles match against a Super Destroyer? And who will join me for this tumultuous episode?

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