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 11-17-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: November 17, 1984 (taped 11/09)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Kerry outmuscle Reed in an arm-wrestling match? How will Kerry and Mike fare against Devastation, Inc.? What surprise does this episode have for us? And who will be joining me for this roaring episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 11-03-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: November 3, 1984 (taped 10/27)

Attendance: 12,000

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can the Von Erichs retain the six-man titles against Adams, Hernandez, and Roberts? Who’s the newest tag team in WCCW? And who will join me for this fluffy episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 10-20-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: October 20, 1984 (taped 10/12)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Kerry overtake Link, or will Akbar get involved? How will Strongbow and Weingeroff fare against Roberts and Adams? What’s up with all this PYT nonsense and Zumhofe? And who will join me for this terminally hybrid episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 09-22-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: September 22, 1984 (taped 09/07)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Kerry get revenge against Hernandez for stealing the American title from his brother Mike? How will Adams fare against a Pretty Young Thing? And who will join me for this icy episode?

Grant Fuhr! What an honor to have such a fantastic goalie! By the way, do you know Jason Voorhees?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 09-15-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: September 15, 1984 (taped 08/31)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can the Von Erichs deconstruct Devastation, Inc.? What will happen during the Irwin-Adams match with Akbar on one side and Hart on the other? And who will join me for this soaring episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 08-11-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: August 11, 1984 (taped 08/03)

Attendance: 4,530

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Who will challenge Hernandez for the American title tonight? Just exactly who are the Pretty Young Things, and what are they up to? And who will join me for this metropolitan 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 06-09-1984

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 04-21-1984

Taped from Denton, TX

Airdate: April 21, 1984 (taped 04/15)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Adams score a victory over newly crowned American champion Garvin? Will either Precious or Sunshine have a say in the outcome? Newcomers Zumhofe, Gray, and Poffo make their WCCW debuts. Will they all win? And who will join me for this gem of an episode?

Jake, some would beg to differ. Allow me to offer you another gem:

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 04-14-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: April 14, 1984 (taped 03/30)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Kevin and Mike withstand the onslaught of Roberts and Kiniski? How will Kerry fare against one of Akbar’s henchmen? And who will join me for this bombastic episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 03-31-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: March 31, 1984 (taped 03/16)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can the Freebirds demolish Kamala and Link? Will Garvin turn Mike into human excrement? Who will join me for this gripping episode?

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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 01-14-1984

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: January 14, 1984 (taped 01/06)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can David upend Flair to win the World title? How will Kerry deal with the rambunctious Link? Will there be a new wrinkle in the feud between Adams and Garvin? Who will join me to bring you this exciting episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 12-31-1983

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: December 31, 1983 (taped 12/25)

Attendance: 19,675

Hosted by Bill Mercer

It’s week one of the Christmas Star Wars show from Reunion Arena. Can Kerry slam Kamala (again) and collect $10,000? Will Parsons gain revenge while teaming with Adias against the Super Destroyers? And who will join me for the year-end episode of 1983?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on WCCW 12-24-1983

Taped from Dallas, TX

Airdate: December 24, 1983 (taped 12/09)

Attendance: unknown

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Can Adams and Mantell get the better of Gordy and Garvin? Will Kevin get involved? Ernie Ladd pays WCCW a visit with a date against Kamala? Who will prevail? Who will join me to bring you this holiday episode?

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Rock Star Gary reflects on…WCCW Christmas Star Wars ’85!

Live from Dallas, TX

Airdate: December 25, 1985

Attendance:  7,840

Hosted by Bill Mercer

Unlike their regular TV tapings at the Sportatorium, this event was held at Reunion Arena which used to host games for both the Mavericks and Stars.  While the Sportatorium was demolished in 2003, Reunion Arena’s demolition occurred in 2009.

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