Hey, I agree with most of you guys and say that RAW was really F'N boring. There were moments that stuck out for me though...
- "It was bad enough 18 years ago, but this is the year 2002!" William Regal on Hulkamania, truer words were never spoken, except by Y2J. - The Undertaker beating the crap out of Hulk in about 3 seconds. Any of us who remember The Gravest Challenge (Survivor Series '91), can almost say this is some major deja vu. - MOLLY HOLLY NOT WRESTLING?!?!?!? - Eddy Guererro was the best part of RAW, wrestling wise. - I don't care anymore, I HATE the "what" chants! - Aware of the split, I was crying out for Chris Jericho - Thanking Comcast I also get Smackdown.
That's about it. I actually decided to stick with RAW even after the split, but after what I saw last night, I'm really willing to see Vince's perverted ass as long as I can see most of my favorite wrestlers again.
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"Frank Gotch, George Hackenschmidt, Lou Thesz, and Chris Jericho!" Y2J's tribute to past Undisputed Champs, the RAW after No Way Out '02.
I didn't get to see that much of RAW last night but......
*A lot of people hate it, but "dancin' Bubba" f'n rules!
*If Steven Richards is in cahoots with Jazz, who gets to be on both RAW and SmackDown, does this mean he's going to take that Hardcore title and jump over to Vince's crew for storyline purposes? (Hey, at least Bubba and Jazz got out with their teeth intact!)
*Booker T in Goldust's wig? Damn, I just about fell outta my chair on that one. Got to hear a tape later of those sterling exchanges between those two; no matter how bad the wrestling may be in that feud, the promos are gonna be gold!
*BIG thumbs down to the WWF for failing to mention the passing of Lou Thesz. Maybe if he'd passed on while breaking his neck filming a television show, he would've rated a mention? Of course, it could also have something to do with the initial creation of the WWWF title back in the '60's; my memory is sketchy on the details, so if someone who's better versed in that sort of thing would care to comment on that.
*Taker run in. Like you couldn't see THAT coming a mile away......
Ok, so maybe it wasn't the greatest RAW in the world; it's just not possible to fire on all cylinders all the time.
All I can say is that I know I'm gonna enjoy the next nine months of the show, even when it's not so good.
It definately wasn't the best of Raws. On the plus side, no one from the other show was "invading" this week. Which is a good thing.
The main problem with Raw for the last two weeks (for me atleast) has been that the first hour is pretty good, but right when the second hour hits...(almost)everything starts missing.
-Was it just me or was the crowd pretty much dead during Eddy/Hardy? I mean even the evil of Eddy couldn't get to them. Pretty good match considering, but silence is never a good way to start the show.
-Booker was gold. "I don't look like that! Tell me I don't look like that!" Of course we had to sacrifice a RVD/Booker match to get the feud rollin' but it should make for some interesting promo's.
-Big Show in India. Video of that could be interesting.
-I do not like this dancing Buh Buh. But it was great to see Stevie lay him out with the ole acustic equalizer!
-Regal rules! But it was strangely funny to see Hogan ruin his tea set. Not main event funny, but funny.
-Molly's hair looks alright, I think it's the pic that makes it look somewhat crappy.
-Still don't like where Flair/Austin is going. And next week...another Bradshaw/Austin vs. NWO related tag match! Shock!
-Were people afraid of telling UT how dippy his hood looked last night? (Look at me! I'm funny hood wearin' guy!)Of course it was great to see him pound Hogan with his weight belt. And at the end UT leaves the Unified Title and walks off with it. Ultimate burn!
I agree, the crowd was pretty dead for the Eddy/Hardy match. I mean, come on, the IC title on the line folks! I guess it is true that crowd reaction really can make or break a show. I ended up tuning out after the match (especially when I didn't see any sign of Trish! Was she in India too or what?)
Ally Mc Beal??? maybe with about 30 lbs added. No, I don't like that short hair, either, ANYWAY... I don't know WHY the WWE(heh) turned Bubba into the dancing buffoon, he was doing great as just a pissed of good guy. I didn't mind Raw. It was predictable, yet that's not necessarily a bad thing, they could've done a lot worse. Now, if they can just bring Benoit over when he returns...
I'll tell ya-- while WWE gets a lot of publicity for it (and some might even go so far as to consider it a "publicity stunt"), it's a damn good thing they do for our troops, who always seem very, very pleased to see them.