Category Archives: It Came From YouTube

All the goofy, nostalgic, and obscure wrestling and wrestling-related footage we can round up from the interwebs!

It Came From YouTube Classic: Lanny Poffo Shills the Gazelle

11 Submitted by on Sun, 10 May 2015, 15:00
Thought for sure we had this up here at one point, but according to fellow Crapper Paul THAT AIN’T THE CASE! Perhaps I just remembered that it came in Number One on The Four Greatest Items Wrestlers Have Ever Attempted to Pawn Off on Fans – Via the INFOMERCIAL in the WrestleCrap Book of Lists! (posted in full beneath the video), available rightchere for your Continue Reading...
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It Came From YouTube- All-Star Rock ‘N’ Wrestling Saturday Spectacular hosted by “Rowdy” Roddy Piper

7 Submitted by on Thu, 07 May 2015, 02:00
I’m just going to quote right from the video description: The “All-Star Rock ‘N’ Wrestling Saturday Spectacular” originally aired on Friday, 9/13/1985 on CBS. It was a prime time special that was intended to showcase the Saturday morning cartoon programs for the season. Hosted by WWF/WWE Superstar “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, the program features appearances by Gary Owens, Patti LaBelle, Pee-Wee Continue Reading...
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Someone Bought This: JTG’s forthcoming book has the best title ever

10 Submitted by on Tue, 05 May 2015, 16:05
I swear on a stack of brand-spankin’ new copies of The Death Of WCW that I am not in fact making this up! Former WWE Superstar JTG will be releasing his first book tomorrow. The book is titled, “Damn! Why Did I Write This Book?” and will feature backstage stories from his time in OVW and WWE. Below is promotional material for the book Continue Reading...
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Someone Bought This: TNA Impact Wrestling PLUS on YouTube- pay to watch old TNA?

8 Submitted by on Mon, 04 May 2015, 02:00
  TNA has a premium/pay YouTube channel (yes, such things exist) called TNA Impact Wrestling PLUS where for a monthly fee for $4.99 a month… …plus an additional per-event price, you can stream old episodes of Impact Wrestling, Pay-Per-Views, and DVDs. So if you’re a big TNA fan, that might seem like kind of a good deal, right? Well, no. The Continue Reading...
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It Came From YouTube: The Muppet Show wrestling episode

2 Submitted by on Thu, 30 April 2015, 00:31
Crapper Paul S. writes: Here’s a wrestling themed episode of The Muppet Show. In this episode Zero Mostel guest stars, while in the wrap-around segments Scooter’s Uncle (who owns the theater) wants there to be some women’s wrestling on the show. Unfortunately the only female wrestler Kermit can find on short notice is a particularly cantankerous older grappler named “Granny Continue Reading...
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It Came From YouTube: Muppets engage is a grueling wrestling match!

14 Submitted by on Sun, 26 April 2015, 02:00
Crapper Justin Cook writes: Here is a clip From the second Muppet Show Pilot “Sex and Violence” involving a continuing skit of a wrestling match that went on during the show. “Earthquake”? What a stupid name for a wrestler! That would never get over in real life… And the matches are in Rounds? What is this; the Brawl For All Continue Reading...
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It Came From YouTube: WWF wrestlers love their ICOPRO!

5 Submitted by on Wed, 22 April 2015, 02:00
Crapper Vincent Besse writes: I found more IcoPro commercials, though I haven’t found the one with Tatanka that the Network uses. Here’s a different one with Tatanka: Here’s a Luger one that I didn’t even know existed, despite the fact that he should have been the IcoPro Guy: Here’s a Scott Hall one: And finally, a longer one with Bret Continue Reading...
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It Came From YouTube: Bill Watts’ UWF promo video

4 Submitted by on Fri, 17 April 2015, 02:00
Crapper Paul S. writes: Check out this corporate video designed to sell Bill Watts Universal Wrestling Federation (formerly Mid-South Wrestling) to new TV markets. This also did a very good job of explaining who “Dr. Death” Steve Williams, Ted Dibiase, the Freebirds, and other stars. Sadly while UWF was doing great ratings the cost of going national combined with a Continue Reading...
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It Came From YouTube: 1 man… 19 gimmicks!

22 Submitted by on Tue, 14 April 2015, 03:20
Behold! Every single gimmick of Ed Leslie! I just have to type out this list for prosperity: Ed Boulder Eddie Golden Dizzy Golden Eddie Hogan Dizzy Hogan Brute Force Baron Beefcake Brutus Beefcake Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake Fur Face/The Mariner Brother Bruti The Clipmaster The Butcher The Man With No Name The Man With No Face Zodiac The Booty Man Big Brother Continue Reading...
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It Came From YouTube: Irish People Watch WrestleMania

4 Submitted by on Sun, 12 April 2015, 23:53
Crapper Paul S. writes: What happens when you show a ladder-match to non-wrestling fans? Something beautiful. “So they all want the belt.” “Why? They don’t have any pants…” Oh crap! If R.D sees this video, he’s going to totally replace me with an Irish person because they’re a whole lot funnier than I am....
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Someone Bought This: Hulk Hogan’s mystery-meat “cheese” burgers (with “melt”)

13 Submitted by on Sun, 12 April 2015, 02:00
Hulk Hogan “Cheese” Burgers. I put “Cheese” in quotes because I somehow doubt these things have any real cheese made from milk in them. Remember; I’m “The Big Cheese” Paul Kraft- I know my quality cheeses! What’s “melt” anyway? “Melt” is something ice does. it is not something I want topping my burger! I wouldn’t eat these “Cheese” Burgers if Continue Reading...
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It Came From YouTube: Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart- Color Commentator extraordinaire

10 Submitted by on Sat, 11 April 2015, 02:00
Following the breakup of The Hart Foundation; in early 1991 Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart joined Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan to provide color commentary for WWF Wrestling Challenge for who knows what reason. And boy oh boy he was awful! I don’t know who (maybe it was “Who”?) thought this was a good idea, but boy was he a 5th Continue Reading...
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It Came From YouTube: Allison and Phelan review the Thunder In Paradise trilogy!

6 Submitted by on Wed, 08 April 2015, 15:00
Allison (formerly known as Obscurus Lupa) and Phelan (uh, currently known as Phelous) review The Thunder In Paradise trilogy staring Terry “Hulk” Hogan on their new show Movie Nights!  Here’s their review of Part 1, here’s Part 2, and here’s Part 3! The movies might be WrestleCrap, but Allison and Phelan are hilarious and well worth checking out and supporting. And Continue Reading...
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