–Before we get into WCW Pro, there was a new match that aired on WCW Prime on May 29.
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–Eric Bischoff and Bobby Heenan are doing studio duties for today’s broadcast. They briefly discuss Ric Flair’s reinstatement.
–Bischoff hypes WCW’s rubber action figures. Heenan uses the Vader figure to knock the Hulk Hogan figure off his desk.
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–Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan are doing commentary and they are taped from Orlando, Florida. Heenan rants that French indecision on whether to reinstate Ric Flair is ruining Flair’s career.
After having some broadcasts that lacked original matches, WCW Prime featured a new bout on April 3:
–Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan are tasked with commentary and they are taped from Atlanta, Georgia.
–Gordon Solie, Larry Zbyszko, and Dusty Rhodes are calling the action and they are still taped from Gainesville, Georgia.
–A recap of Commissioner Nick Bockwinkel suspending Hulk Hogan until Uncensored and Vader and Ric Flair’s antics on WCW Saturday Night are shown.
–Television Champion Arn Anderson and Randy Savage do dueling promos to hype tonight’s main event.
–Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan are doing commentary and they are taped from Atlanta, Georgia. The announcers recap the end of Clash of the Champions, with the footage not showing Hulk Hogan not selling Big Van Vader’s powerbomb.
–Tony Schiavone, substituting for Eric Bischoff who is in Japan, and Bobby Heenan are doing commentary and they are taped from Disney/MGM Studios in Orlando, Florida. These tapings were done on October 30, 1994.
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are our commentary team and they are wrapping up the tapings in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
–Jim Ross narrates a video package of Barry Horowitz’s triumph over Skip on last week’s episode.
–Ross and Stan Lane are the commentary team and they are still in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
–Vince McMahon recaps the “kiss my foot” match that took place at The King of the Ring. It is a great exercise in McMahon overselling something as he narrates all the events with a sense of urgency as if the match is unfolding again.
–McMahon and Shawn Michaels are doing commentary and they are live from Danville, Pennsylvania. Lawler is not present because he is still recovering from the ill-effects of the King of the Ring. According to historyofwwe.com the show drew a sellout crowd of 2,700.
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are doing the commentary for today’s show and they are doing the second round of tapings in Wheeling, West Virginia.
–The big video board shows footage of Lawler walking barefoot in his horse’s stall. The only redeeming thing about seeing this footage yet again is McMahon’s great facial expressions.
–Jim Ross narrates a video package that puts over Adam Bomb and Jean-Pierre LaFitte, announcing that both men will face each other on today’s show.
–Ross and Stan Lane are doing commentary and they are kicking off a new set of tapings in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The tapings were done on June 7 and according to historyofwwe.com they drew 2,000 fans.
–The WWF blimp is shown hovering over Struthers High School, where tonight’s show is taking place, and Bob Backlund is seen giving a campaign speech, telling students that if they do not get an education the government is going to put them back in slavery. Vince McMahon does not reveal that the show is actually coming from a high school, though, as he says it is from an arena.
–McMahon and Jerry Lawler are on commentary and they are live from Struthers, Ohio. According to historyofwwe.com the show drew a sellout crowd of 1,450 fans. McMahon, like a good promoter, makes sure to mention that the last episode did a record rating. Lawler gloats that he has tricked Bret Hart into signing up for a “kiss my foot” match.