2.1. The History of WCW, Part I

2.1. The History of WCW, Part I

In this episode: Drew and Stefan propose some hypotheses.

The history of 20th-Century American wrestling climaxed with an explosive battle between the bombastic WWF and its chief rival, World Championship Wrestling. The outcome of the Monday Night Wars is well-known, but the life and death of WCW remains a topic of heated debate. In this two-part season premiere, we dive deep into the promotion's past and attempt understand whether WCW's fate was inevitable, or if there might have been room for two major wrestling promotions in North America.

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1.11. Smarten Up At The Movies: Ready to Rumble

1.11. Smarten Up At The Movies: Ready to Rumble

Wrestling's portrayal in popular media is always a dicey subject, but when WCW took matters into its own hands, the results were more disastrous than anyone could have expected... except perhaps those who know anything about WCW in the year 2000. In this first episode of Smarten Up At The Movies, we dive deep into a 107-minute advertisement that pushed away more fans than it brought in and led directly to arguably the most infamous moment in WCW history.

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