Archive for the 'New Gen on a Mission' Category

In this ninth episode of New Gen on a Mission, Justin Pratt and Tim Slomka continue the journey through the New Generation Era as they talk through the long-awaited return of Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake. 

They talk through two episodes of Monday Night Raw and Superstars setting up some major angles leading up to WrestleMania IX. Topics include: Jim Duggan finally putting someone over proper, the fine booking of Giant González, Beefcake getting death threats, a fun Kamala angle and the in-ring debut of Doink! Enjoy!

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In this eighth episode of New Gen on a Mission, Justin Pratt and Tim Slomka continue the journey through the WWF New Generation Era as they talk through the fallout of the Royal Rumble with the first episode of Monday Night Raw and Superstars following the PPV. 

They talk through the first official classic episode of Raw, including the conclusion to a feud over a hat, Macho Man’s attire, Ric Flair’s greatest hits, Kamala’s pops, a hot Jim Duggan angle and our real thoughts on babyface Bob Backland. Enjoy!

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In this episode of New Gen on a Mission, Justin Pratt and Tim Slomka continue the journey through the New Generation Era as they go through their second PPV, WWF Royal Rumble 1993. 

They talk through some of their favorite Rumble memories, a hot California crowd, a missed opportunity to change Marty Jannetty’s life, Razor Ramon’s last main event, Lex Luger's stunning debut, a Nasty pop, a chaotic ten minutes that goes down as some of the best in Rumble history and a skinny Yokozuna takes it all. Sit back and enjoy an often-forgotten PPV with New Gen on a Mission!

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In this sixth episode of New Gen on a Mission, Justin Pratt and Tim Slomka continue the journey through the New Gen Era as they trek through the weekly episodic shows and watch the second ever Raw and some episodes of Superstars in the lead up to the Royal Rumble. 

The boys talk through Doink pulling his arm out of his socket to take out Crush, the return of the Red Rooster, multiple hot Mr. Perfect and Ric Flair brawls, a fight over hat payments, Razor Ramon getting some face pops and and Repo Man’s hottest angle. Enjoy!

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In this fifth episode of New Gen on a Mission, Justin Pratt and Tim Slomka continue the journey through the New Generation Era as they continue through the weekly episodic shows with the first ever WWF Monday Night Raw. 

The pair talk through their history with Raw, favorite moments of all time and from the New Generation Era in particular. Then they delve into the first ever episode from January 11, 1993, and discuss an action packed first show with Koko B. Ware, Yokozuna, JP turning into a Max Moon mark, and the comic relief known as Rob Bartlett. Sit back and enjoy their uncut, uncooked, and uncensored review!

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In this episode of New Gen on a Mission, Justin Pratt and Tim Slomka continue the journey through the New Gen Era as they continue through the weekly episodic shows, starting with four episodes of Superstars from the Winter of 1992. They talk through Doink’s work ethic, Kamala’s face turn, Yokozuna continuing to dominate and awesome announcements of Rumble participants. Plus a boring Money Inc. showing, the Steiners' debut (those poor jobbers), plus the red-hot Slam Jam!

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In this episode of New Gen on a Mission, Justin Pratt and Tim Slomka continue the journey through the New Gen Era as they start to go through the weekly episodic shows, starting with three episodes of Superstars from the Fall of 1992.

First, Tim and Justin go into the history of their experiences with Superstars. They follow that up with a discussion on the lack of fallout from Survivor Series, a dominate (re)debut by Bigelow, Yokozuna, Razor Ramon and the Headshrinkers all getting strong pushes, Bland Bob Backlund, a crazy Bret Hart interview turned into a beat down, some Nasty Boys Karaoke, and a... Kamala match!

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In this episode of New Gen on a Mission, Justin Pratt and Tim Slomka start the journey through the New Gen Era with their first PPV, Survivor Series 1992.

They discuss an unnecessary but awesome finisher, one of the most disappointing matches ever, a confusing face turn, a solid showing by Virgil, the tag team title picture, a coffin match not for the faint of heart and a solid sendoff match, complete with a Santa appearance to start the New Gen era off right!

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In the debut episode of New Gen on a Mission, co-hosts Justin Pratt and Tim Slomka introduce themelves and set expectations for the podcast. PPV and weekly TV reviews looks at the forgotten New Generation, with the goal of going from Bret vs. Shawn at Survivor Series 92 to Bret vs. Shawn at Survivor Series 97.

In this episode, they discuss how they got into wrestling, their thoughts on the New Generation era and go through some list of their favorites (and least favorites). Come for the Bret love, stay for the IRS and Mable shout outs! 

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