Between the Sheets #198 (May 1-7, 1997)

Kris & Bix are guestless this week as we discuss the week that was May 1-7, 1997. We talk about the Erich Kulas controversy being spotlighted on a Providence TV station and how ECW handled that, as well as Bam Bam Bigelow making his ECW debut in his hometown of Asbury Park. We also discuss Vader’s legal issues in Kuwait, Goldust taking off the paint, New Japan opening up the Osaka Dome with Shinya Hashimoto vs. Naoya Ogawa part 2, Atsushi Onita meeting with Vince McMahon at Titan Towers, Alex Wright fighting with Hardbody Harrison at Universal Studios, and tons more. This was a loaded show, so you can’t miss it!!!!!

Timestamps:
0:00:00 ECW
0:53:21 WWF
1:59:01 Classic Commercial Break
2:04:24 Housekeeping/The Amazon Game
2:48:55 Japan: NJPW, AJPW, FMW, Kingdom, Michinoku Pro, WAR, & AJW
3:57:09 Other North America: Outaia, AAA, CMLL, IWRG, Promo Azteca, & WWC
4:13:10 Other USA: PCW, NAASW, IWA Mid-South, Ray Stevens Memorial Show, & EFC/UFC
4:34:56 WCW
5:13:16 Patreon Preview: The internet war for ECW on PPV

To support the show and get access to exclusive rewards like special members-only monthly themed shows, go to our Patreon page at https://patreon.com/BetweenTheSheets and become an ongoing Patron. Becoming a Between the Sheets Patron will also get you exclusive access to not only the monthly themed episode of Between the Sheets, but also access to our new mailbag segment, a Patron-only chat room on Slack, and anything else we do outside of the main shows!

You can also support the show by shopping with our Amazon referral link at https://tinyURL.com/BTSAmazon (go to https://tinyURL.com/BTSAmazonUK if you’re in Europe) — Nothing extra comes out of your wallet, but Amazon gives us a kickback for referring you to them.

To subscribe, you can find us on iTunes, Google Play, and just about every other podcast app’s directory, or you can also paste http://feeds.FeedBurner.com/BTSheets into your favorite podcast app using whatever “add feed manually” option it has.

For the best in both current and classic indie wrestling streaming, make sure to check out https://independentwrestling.tv and use coupon code BTSPOD for a free 20 day trial! (You can also go directly to https://tinyURL.com/IWTVsheets to sign up that way.

Author: Scott Criscuolo

Scott Criscuolo is a co-founder of the Place to Be, co-host of the Place to Be Podcast, and was in the radio business for 10 years. He loves all things pop culture, and someday he will be the ghost writer for Triple H's autobiography. Send Scott an email