–Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler, and Jim Ross are calling today’s action, which is still unfolding in the confines of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
–A video package hypes today’s big feature match between Dean Douglas and the 1-2-3 Kid. Will the Kid get sent to the principal’s office?
–Since this is the new fall season, Superstars gets a new theme song for the first time in more than a year, with it being a knockoff of the Monday Night Football theme asking “Are you ready?” The funny thing with an intro like this is that half the talent in it had quit or was released by January 1996 so they had to redo the lyrics, all of which were tied to a specific superstar.
–A poor knock off of the Monday Night Football theme plays us in with a chorus of “In Your House, In Your House, tonight!”
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are in the booth, both dressed in country music-like attire, and they are live from Nashville, Tennessee.
–Irwin R. Schyster and Shawn Michaels cut dueling promos against each other for tonight’s main event, with Michaels saying that he is going to do what lots of Americans want to do in slapping around the tax man.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are doing commentary and they are concluding the tapings in Danville, Pennsylvania.
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are the commentary team for today’s show and they are still in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
–Waylon Mercy’s vignettes are spliced together to hype his Action Zone debut.
–Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill are doing commentary and they are taped from 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 Jerry Lawler are on commentary and are broadcasting from Struthers, Ohio as we conclude the tapings and prepare for this weekend’s King of the Ring pay-per-view. McMahon says that the stench coming from our television set is due to Lawler’s feet.
–A video package recaps how the Shawn Michaels-Rad Radford feature match was set up on last week’s show.
–Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill are broadcasting today’s edition of the show and they are still in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
–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.
–Vince McMahon hypes tonight’s Lex Luger-Yokozuna main event, recapping their old feud that began nearly two years ago. He ignores their WrestleMania X bout but the best part about the package is that it gives the company an excuse to bring back the “I’ll Be Your Hero” song. Yokozuna’s manager Jim Cornette and Luger cut quick promos against each other before RAW’s opening song kicks on.
–McMahon and Jerry Lawler have the commentary duties and they are still in Struthers, Ohio. Lawler promises more training footage of how he is preparing for The King of the Ring.
–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.
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are doing commentary and they are kicking off a new set of tapings in Danbury, Connecticut. These tapings were held on May 16 and attracted 1,800 fans according to historyofwwe.com.
–In a video package to hype tonight’s main event IRS and Bam Bam Bigelow cut promos against each other. IRS hits a home run by threatening to get a lien of Bigelow’s tattoos.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are tasked with commentary and they are live from Binghamton, New York. As expected, Lawler gloats about beating Bret Hart at In Your House and that he did that “all by himself.”
–Vince McMahon recaps the Diesel-Bam Bam Bigelow WWF title match on last week’s show. McMahon makes sure to note that a record television audience watched the title defense.
–McMahon and Jerry Lawler are in the booth and they are still in Omaha, Nebraska. Lawler has his open contract for Bret Hart with him, although he does not seem too happy to know that Bret will appear later tonight to confront him.
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are in the booth and they are taped from Des Moines, Iowa. These tapings occurred on April 25. Thehistoryofwwe.com says that 4,500 people attended the tapings but that they were “papered,” meaning that the company gave away free tickets for people to show up to the arena.
–McMahon and Hendrix discuss Diesel’s WWF title defense against Bam Bam Bigelow on RAW and how Bigelow was kicked out of the Million Dollar Corporation after the bout.
–Todd Pettengill narrates a video package to hype today’s Shawn Michaels-Adam Bomb main event. The package makes no mention of their encounter a month ago on Superstars.
–Jim Ross and Pettengill are in the booth and they are concluding the tapings in North Charleston, West Virginia.
In response to the comments about whether an Undertaker-Razor Ramon match was ever considered for WrestleMania XI, it appears that the source used by James Dixon in Titan Sinking was a shoot interview with Scott Hall. When I check Dixon’s notes, the interview comes from an “unknown source,” so yes, it looks like that story is quite dubious.
–Men on a Mission’s post-match attack on the Smoking Gunns on The Action Zone is shown.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are doing commentary and they are taped from Augusta, Georgia.
Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill are doing commentary and they are wrapping up the tapings in Fort Myers, Florida.
–Vince McMahon and Gorilla Monsoon are doing commentary and they are still taped from West Palm Beach, Florida.