Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 07-02-1983

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: July 2, 1983 (taped 06/17)

Attendance: 21,000

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Kevin win the NWA World title? Will the Freebirds retain the American tag titles against Kerry and Brody? And who will help me celebrate a championship edition of WCCW?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 06-18-1983

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: June 18, 1983 (taped 06/10)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Kerry fight his way to the Brass Knuckles title? Who’s the newcomer? Who or what will assist me with tonight’s presentation?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 06-11-1983

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: June 11, 1983 (taped 05/27)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Who will win the eight-man elimination match? Can Adams topple Yatsu? What are the Freebirds doing by the pool? And who or what could impact us with tonight’s reflection?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 05-07-1983

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: May 7, 1983 (taped 04/29)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Who will win the penalty box match? Can Yatsu tame Kamala? Who dares to join me for this incarceration sensation?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 02-26-1983

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: February 26, 1983 (taped 02/18)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can the Von Erichs upend the Freebirds in a lumberjack match? Who is “the man”? A pair of newcomers arrive in WCCW. And who will be my guest for tonight’s event?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 01-15-1983

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: January 15, 1983 (taped 01/07)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Who will win the six-man elimination match? Can Madril attain victory over the truly loathed Hayes? And who will ring in 1983 with us?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 12-28-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: December 28, 1982 (taped 12/25)

Attendance: 12,000

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Kerry conquer Flair and capture the World title in a cage? How will Hayes’ involvement as a referee affect the match? Also, who will help me tell the last tale from 1982?

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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 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 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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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 3-20-82

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: March 20, 1982 (taped 3/7)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Marc Lowrance & Al Madril

All the Kerry Von Erich versus Kabuki action you could ever want all in one show! Also, who will make a cameo in this week’s reflection? Read on!

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 3-13-82

WCCW 3-13-82

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: March 13, 1982 (taped 3/7)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Marc Lowrance & Kevin Von Erich

Why is Flair here and who will confront him? Can Madril and Shaft secure a victory over Bundy and Kabuki? Who’s this week’s special guest?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 2-20-82

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: February 20, 1982 (taped 2/7)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Gene Goodson & David Von Erich

Can Al Madril defeat Frank Dusek with Bill Irwin lurking? What other special guests will appear in this reflection? Read on!

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 2-6-82

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: February 6, 1982 (taped 1/17)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Gene Goodson & Armand Hussein

Can Big Daddy Bundy survive a handicap match? Wait a minute! The American title’s on the line! You can’t miss this show.

Wow! Melissa! Thanks for the support. Let’s have some fun down in the Lone Star State.

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 01-02-1982

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: January 2, 1982

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Gene Goodson & Jose Lothario

With the Cubs in the NLCS and football season in full bloom, let’s take a quick diversion from 1991 for a trip down to Texas for some old school ‘rasslin’.

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Rock Star Gary reflects on AWA SuperClash III

In the solemn words of Jim Morrison: “This is the end…my only friend…the end.”

With the national expansions of both the WWF and NWA, the territorial system, as we knew it, was breathing its last breath. Despite legends like Verne Gagne, the Von Erichs, Jerry “The King” Lawler, Mad Dog Vachon, Chris Adams, among others, the lingering territories during this era tried their best not only to survive but to succeed.

With the conglomeration of the AWA, WCWA, CWA, and POWW, this supercard marks the last stand by the territories in their effort to compete. How much success do they achieve? Let’s find out!

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