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There's an auto show coming up down here in Toledo, and during RAW last night, they showed some commericals for it hyping an appearance by John Cena.

But instead of pronouncing his last name "SEE-nuh" they pronounced it "Seh-nuh"...

Not really important, but I found it kind of funny. If you're trying to hype someone for a show, you'd think they could at least get his name right.



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I still always see "Brett Heart" all the time. The worst was about 12-15 years ago, a poster with "Brett the Heartman" advertised, hehe.
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Bret... the Hitmaaan... Clark! - Michael Buffer

Classic.
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    Originally posted by Ecks
    I still always see "Brett Heart" all the time. The worst was about 12-15 years ago, a poster with "Brett the Heartman" advertised, hehe.


Maybe they're plugging Barry Horowitz?

(Barry wrestled as Brett Hart in the early 80s)




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Actually, I believe he wrestled as "stretcher" Jack Hartt.
But, I may be wrong.



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    Originally posted by StaggerLee
    Actually, I believe he wrestled as "stretcher" Jack Hartt.
    But, I may be wrong.


No that's correct...I remember him as Jack "The Strecther" Hart when he used to work in the Florida territory.



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Horowitz has used both names.



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They definately meant Bret Hart. This was way back when the WWF did the tv tapings here in Brantford, Ontario all the time. Now, they haven't set foot here in 10+ years. So my earlier time estimate was probably too light, probably 20 years ago. (Showing my age!)
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    Originally posted by Hurrikane757k
    Bret... the Hitmaaan... Clark! - Michael Buffer

    Classic.


That was so dang funny. It beats any of Lillian's gaffes (unless she totally blows it one of these days).



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    Originally posted by ScreamingHeadGuy
      Originally posted by Hurrikane757k
      Bret... the Hitmaaan... Clark! - Michael Buffer

      Classic.


    That was so dang funny. It beats any of Lillian's gaffes (unless she totally blows it one of these days).


Even "Chuck" Goldberg?




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But they're also advertising THE car that was in some movie! WOW!

I seem to remember King Kong Bundy making lots of auto show appearances and such with other D-level celebritites.

I always like it when they advertise cartoon characters making live appearances.

I wish I was smart enough when I was 6 to know that I wasn't really going to see the Ninja Turtles, and was more likely to see some guy in a stupid costume.



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    Originally posted by Mack Salmon
    I wish I was smart enough when I was 6 to know that I wasn't really going to see the Ninja Turtles, and was more likely to see some guy in a stupid costume.


To be fair they did have the live action turtles movies to raise your hopes. (and mine too!)



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this info is kinda like a foot note. Cena, means dinner in Spanish.... i remember the first time when he was on TV, nobody believes that Cena was his a last name.

"hes a chef or what..? whats next tommy breakfast?



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In Raw2 for the XBOX they call him John CEN (rhymes with ten) -AH

Stupid Lillian Garcia
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#16 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.78
    Originally posted by ScreamingHeadGuy
    It beats any of Lillian's gaffes (unless she totally blows it one of these days)


Ah yes. Classic Lillian mess-ups. Who can forget those! I'm sure most of you remember her Chris Benoit/Jericho mess-up in 2000 that was actually put into the storyline.
But if anyone of you have the July 9, 2001 Raw handy, whip it out for THE best Lillian mess-up ever. If you remember this was the Raw when ECW retuened to merge with WCW. The main event was 5 WWE guys and 5 WCW guys teaming up against the 10 ECW guys that had formed that night. Unfortunatley for the poor girl, when she was introducing the 5 relativley new WCW talent she completley forget their names in the middle of announcing them and just stopped mid-way. I believe it was Palumbo/O'Haire/Kanyon/Jindrak/and someone else that slips my mind, and if i remember correctly she spurted out Kanyon's name well but ended up saying something like 'Chuck O'Haire' and then just said 'who are the other guys?' to herself and just stopped. Anyway this was one of my personal all-time favourite bloopers.

(edited by hhhgamewmx7 on 6.3.04 2230)




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