Vince McMahon and Jesse Ventura are doing commentary for tonight’s episode, taped from Omaha, Nebraska. The episode is dubbed “Wild Kingdom,” a play on the Mutual of Omaha television program with the same name. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, the show took place at a Superstars taping on July 16, drawing a sellout crowd of 10,303 fans. And according to oswreview.com, the show drew a 7.2 television rating, the second lowest for a Saturday Night’s Main Event to date. This would be the last Saturday Night’s Main Event that Ventura would call.
Rick Rude and Bobby Heenan promise that WWF Champion the Ultimate Warrior will be eaten by Rude, who is the deadliest predator in the WWF jungle. The Warrior rebuts that he fears no predator, setting out to prove that he is the ultimate animal in the company.