Kris & David are joined by Beau James (@kingofkingsport) to discuss the weeks that were February 5-18, 1984, as we try and play catch up for missing some recent weeks. We talk about the death of David Von Erich, and just how huge of a story it was in so many ways, in what may very well be one of our greatest segments BTS ever. We also talk about the WWF, including their burgeoning expansion into St. Louis and other markets and the first big TV match between Iron Sheik and Sgt. Slaughter. We also talk about some big shows in New Japan, Satoru Sayama & Hisashi Shinma having big issues as the UWF looms, Canek bodyslamming Andre the Giant in Mexico, Tully Blanchard entering the Carolinas, Ole Anderson starting to promote in Baltimore, Mr. Wrestling II getting jealous of Magnum T.A., and tons more. This is one of the best shows we’ve ever done, so you know the drill.
0:00:00 WCCW/Death of David Von Erich
2:38:48 Int’l: AJPW, NJPW, Shinma & Sayama, South Africa, England, Maritimes, Montreal, Toronto, Stampede, Vancouver, EMLL, UWA, & Juarez
3:43:04 Classic Commercial Break
3:54:18 USA East: JCP, GCW, CWF, Southeastern, & Memphis
5:30:20 USA West: Mid-South, Houston, St. Louis, Central States, AWA, & Portland
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