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Between the Sheets #149 (May 23-29, 1997) (Featuring Joe Sposto)

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#1 KrisZ

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Posted 03 June 2018 - 03:41 PM



Kris & David are joined this week by Joe Sposto (Longbox Heroes) to discuss the week that was May 23-29, 1997. We talk about Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels heating up outside the ring and Shawn returning to action on RAW, which also features a highly controversial Jerry Lawler promo on Goldust. We also run down all the major news and views from outside the United States, then circle back for Rob Van Dam being hated by everyone in ECW, Fake Diesel & Fake Razor Ramon colliding in Memphis, and time standing still at the end of Monday Nitro. A really strong show, so listen now!!!!


0:00:00 WWF
1:57:22 Japan: The Great Sasuke, AJPW, NJPW, BattlARTS, BJPW, FMW, Fuyuki Produce, IWA Japan, AJW, Gaea, Nobuhiko Takada, RINGS, & Pancrase
3:04:59 Classic Commercial Break
3:09:56 Housekeeping
3:35:14 Other North America: IWA (Canada), AAA, CMLL, Promo Azteca, & WWC
4:02:52 Other USA: ECW, TMW, USWA, NWC, & UFC
5:05:18 WCW


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#2 DeanColes1987


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Posted 04 June 2018 - 06:46 AM

That Dudley Boyz promo with the Network version of Pulp Fiction playing is one of the worst things I've ever heard on BTS.

I always thought Lawler was going for something like "they should have named her Target, because everyone in Atlanta had a shot at being the father" and messed it up.

#3 PeteF3

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Posted 04 June 2018 - 08:10 AM

Lawler was going off the rails in that promo to start with--he re-uses the "they'll all have tears coming down their faces" line twice, then names Dakota, then rhetorically asks Goldust what his daughter's name was after that. Whatever he was going for, I'm pretty sure it wasn't what came out.

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