If McMahon was smart he'd try and bring in Uncle Eric. Imagine the NWO turning on Vine and bringing in Bischoff. Every WWF fan, from 8 year old kid to 20 year old jaded smart would become emotionally involved in the angle because EVERYONE HATES BISCHOFF. It's a proven fact. They could make HUGE money this way and could even headline a ppv with vince vs eric and people would pay. The only problem is would Eric's ego allow Vince to win at the end and how would Eric fit in as "one of the boys"?
Originally posted by The Masked HungarianIf McMahon was smart he'd try and bring in Uncle Eric. Imagine the NWO turning on Vine and bringing in Bischoff. Every WWF fan, from 8 year old kid to 20 year old jaded smart would become emotionally involved in the angle because EVERYONE HATES BISCHOFF. It's a proven fact. They could make HUGE money this way and could even headline a ppv with vince vs eric and people would pay. The only problem is would Eric's ego allow Vince to win at the end and how would Eric fit in as "one of the boys"?
Err..would Eric have a choice? I don't see it as 'would his ego allow Vince to win' but as 'how much begging does he have to do to before Vince allows him to get some offense in'. And yes, everybody hates Bischoff. But doesn't people hate Vince too? I bet more wwf fans hate Vince than Bischoff just because some might not know Eric..
"...And I use that to f*ck them some place fairly uncomfortable." "What, like the back of a volkswagen ?" -Mallrats
*laugh* I had images of Bischoff using the Wax-On, Wax-Off blocking during a series of Vince punches.. and nearly fell out of my seat laughing..
But honestly.. I think that Easy E could help the nWo a lot.. but preferably as Vince's lackey.. keep going with the "Vince has lost it completely" angle, and have the nWo bring in Eric to rule the WWF using Vince as a puppet.. eventually Vince gets back his senses, instant fued.. and I think it'd work out pretty well..
Sure, you say you want Uncle Eric NOW, but as soon as the little grey and black jackass starts spinning down the aisle with his stupid airplane spins, I'm willing to guarantee the majority of you will eat your words before he can even tell you how much he loves each and every one of you.
Nah.. I honestly did for the most part enjoy Eric prior to the New Blood era.. he kind of lost me there, but I think thats because WCW as a whole lost me there.. he had the role of cocky arrogant manager/owner type guy down, and he was a decent promo..
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First, I think having Jeff Jarrett back in the company would be cool, and even if he isn't a proven ratings draw, he's good on the mic and in the ring. Now that begs the question, Does JJ even want back in the WWF?
Next, Bischoff can stay at home for all I care. Vince, Hogan, Nash and Hall are four evil guys who can't wrestle. That's quite enough in one stable for me, thank you. Oh, and is it just me or did Vince blow the whole "I'm Crazy!" thing last night? He sure was acting sane with his lawyers.
Last thing: I'd love to see JJ, Rey Rey, and whole hell of a lot of other guys in the fed, but I think they really need to wait until after the split. The roster is jam-packed enough as it is. Space out those "Must See TV" moments and save them to buy you ratings later. Just my two cents.
Wouldn't it be great to see JJ debut after the split.... in Vince's promotion? Instant feud!
I'm pretty sure I don't want to see Eric back. Besides, to Eric, wouldn't it be awfully humiliating going to the guy for work that sort of got you fired in the first place? He would sort-of be at the mercy of Vince's real-life ego, and we all know how messy that could be. Eric in the nWo (when Vince is the one bringing them in) would be overloading things, I think.
As far as Lex Luger goes, just as a side note to a previous post, one of the few successes of the Vince Russo era was the spineless Lex Luger character, and to be honest, that didn't take a whole lot of imagination. I think that was the only time I ever liked the guy.
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I'd LOVE to see Bischoff come back. The only problem with his arrogant jag-off routine was that since he ran the place there was no one around to keep him from going way over the line into self-indulgence. Could say the same for the whole NWO thing to some degree. I think Bischoff is just what they need to guarantee pure raw heel heat for the NWO. Especially if Vince is smart and lets Flair lead the charge for the WWF side instead of himself (after the almost inevitable NWO betrayal). You can play then off of the many many lingering issues between that group of people.
Oh no . . . Eric Bischoff. I had forgotten about him.
There's a Bischoff Road where I live and every time I drive by it I just shake my head.
As much as I don't want to see him on my tv, I have to agree with some people who've already posted their approval of him coming back. It is a surefire way of getting the NWO some heel heat. But then again, that heat could somehow backfire and turn into X-Pac or Bossman heat and that could screw up things slightly. We'll see. We're all guaranteed some kind of ride as this angle progresses.
I am not saying that it should, but I would imagine a major conglomerate like AOL Time Warner would not see it that way. However, my question was if they were truly into it, or were just really good at playing their characters.