Blue Barred Cage: Wrestling with Wrestling

We're in 1997, and you can join us! In a special watch-along episode, we have our very own old school Nitro Party and watch the December 1, 1997 episode of WCW Monday Nitro. So grab some pizza and beer, fire up your WWE Network, and revisit one of our favorite eras of wrestling with us.

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We're celebrating Thanksgiving the only way we know how: with massive amounts of food and wrestling! In this episode we take it way back and review the second annual Survivor Series from 1988, featuring all the stars (and jobbers) from the Golden Era. Plus we discuss this year's Survivor Series and Takeover: War Games II, and list the things we're thankful for in wrestling this year.

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Category:Survivor Series -- posted at: 8:11am EST
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It's our annual Halloween Spooktacular, and The Midnight Express Society is back to tell scary wrestling-inspired stories around the campfire! Hear tales of sexorcisms, witches, Headless Four Horsemen, and more as we celebrate our favorite holiday. Plus we discuss WWE's Saudi Arabia conundrum and the shocking real-life and story line developments on this week's historic Raw.

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Well, there’s time travel now. The gang is going back and forth between the present day and 1997 hunting for Mark, and watching some damn good wrestling while we do it. In our season premiere, we run down our favorite things about pro wrestling in 1997 and discuss the Super Show Down and the return of Shawn Michaels. 

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Category:Special -- posted at: 2:41pm EST
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In our season four finale, we review this year’s SummerSlam and NXT Takeover: Brooklyn 4. Then we discuss the card for All In, and reveal the identity of Eddie’s Steel Quiz Match challenger in a shocking revelation that will have surprising implications for next season. 

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Category:SummerSlam -- posted at: 6:56pm EST
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It’s the dog days of summer, and in this episode we’re talking about SummerSlam 1994! You know, the one with the best steel cage match ever and the Undertaker fighting himself. Plus we discuss the build to this year’s SunmerSlam and Eddie defends his Steel Quiz Match Championship in a handicap match.

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Category:SummerSlam -- posted at: 5:12pm EST
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The gang is all back together, and in this episode we discuss what we’ve been watching recently including the Hardys: Woken documentary, NXT Takeover Chicago II, and Money in the Bank. Then we pay tribute to another legend gone too soon, the late great Vader, and The Weather Man challenges Medium Daddy Cool for his Steel Quiz Match championship. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:35pm EST
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In this week's episode the guys go All In on ROH Wrestling with special guest Brandon "The Real Deal" Cox. Plus Justin takes his ball and goes home. 

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Category:Special -- posted at: 4:13pm EST
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Category:Payback -- posted at: 10:34pm EST
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It's once again WrestleMania season and in this episode we are running down the entire card! We give our thoughts and predictions about the big show, including Ronda Rousey's in-ring debut, the WWE & Universal title pictures, and the return of Daniel Bryan.  Plus we share our recently seen, including WCW Thunder, Saturday Night, and the Ultimate Deletion.

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Category:WrestleMania -- posted at: 11:11pm EST
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In this episode we are joined by our special guest Andrew “Lance” Love to discuss a seminal event of the New Generation Era: WrestleMania X. Plus, Eddie and Chris square off in the tournament finals to crown a new Steel Quiz Match Champion, we discuss our recently seen, and much more. 

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The Royal Ramble is back and there is a lot to cover! In this episode we discuss a laundry list of topics including the new XFL, the Mixed Match Challenge, the Royal Rumble, the Enzo situation, Ronda Rousey, and much more.  Then we spend some time fantasy booking WrestleMania, and finally Chris and Justin square off in a first round match-up of the Mark Consopolis Classic.

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Category:Special -- posted at: 10:22pm EST
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Monday Night Raw turns 25 this month, so in this episode we’re taking a look back at the creation of WWE’s flagship show and break down the very first episode. Plus Eddie and David go head-to-head in the first round of the Mark Consopolis Classic to crown a new Steel Quiz Match Champion, and we discuss the Chris Jericho vs. Kenny Omega match from Wrestle Kingdom 12. 

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Category:Raw -- posted at: 9:41pm EST
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After a two month hiatus, we’re back! It’s our last episode of the year we’re taking a look back at the best and worst of WWE with our third annual Cagey Awards. Plus we revisit our 2017 predictions to see how those panned out and make some new ones for 2018. Happy New Year!

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Category:Special -- posted at: 11:15pm EST
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