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Greetings From Allentown is one man blending humor and pop culture in discussing one episode of classic professional wrestling from the past from the WWF, WCW, ECW, and much more!

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Greetings From Allentown is one man blending humor and pop culture in discussing one episode of classic professional wrestling from the past from the WWF, WCW, ECW, and much more!

    152. WWF All Star Wrestling 04-14-1984

    152. WWF All Star Wrestling 04-14-1984

    A famous edition of Piper’s Pit highlights WWF All Star Wrestling from April 14, 1984!

    - Roddy Piper invites longtime enhancement talent Frankie Williams on the Pit and has his way with him in memorable fashion
    - A tribute to the late Rocky Johnson with a story of his youth in Canada
    - Hulk Hogan’s great entrance to take on Afa the Samoan
    - Tito Santana’s wide variety of opponents early in his IC title run
    - Thoughts on the recent Sgt. Slaughter Marines imbroglio
    - Attempting to ignore Pvt. Terry Daniels by discussing a Norm McDonald movie

    Plus:
    - Another medical update, now with actual good news!
    - Original commercials, including one with baseball player Graig Nettles referencing current events in sports!
    - The editing of Gary Michael Cappetta on All Star
    - A quality Bob Backlund interview takes a weird turn at the end
    - The return of YouTube Comment Theater!

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    • 1 hr 46 min
    151. WCW Pro 01-18-1992

    151. WCW Pro 01-18-1992

    You can’t go wrong with a Dangerous Alliance six man match, and that is the feature on this edition of WCW Pro from January 18, 1992!

    - The issues that held back the Dangerous Alliance that weren’t Bill Watts
    - A star power rating of 83.33% in the main event
    - The utterly pointless 1992 El Gigante and his hilarious injury in Japan
    - Cactus Jack’s bizarre month: falling down stairs, fighting with his sometimes friend, teaming with Buddy Lee Parker, and odd opponents
    - The WCW Patriots and their planned community of WCW Special Forces
    - We will always love The Bodyguard Mr. Hughes
    - Glimpsing Big Josh’s future appeal to children

    Plus:
    - Another medical update, now with lots more gross fluid!
    - Abdullah The Butcher’s bad luck on GFA
    - Lex Luger gets the Lesnar treatment
    - The tenuous connection between the 1990 Dallas Cowboys, the 1991 New England Patriots, and Monday Night Football
    - Celebrating the lack of Van Hammer on the show
    - Vinnie Vegas Corner for the NFL Conference title games for you to bet against my picks

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    Twitter: @GFAllentownPod
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    • 1 hr 42 min
    150. WWF TNT 05-03-1985

    150. WWF TNT 05-03-1985

    The unsung heroes are spotlighted on an unusual edition of WWF TNT from May 3, 1985!
    - Recapping an interesting month of WWF TV
    - Rusty Brooks makes things happen by going to into business for himself and bullying other guests
    - Steve Lombardi inadvertently walks into a joke
    - The Duke of Dorchester goes on a bizarre jag about a Kuwaiti island
    - Johnny Rodz makes Vince McMahon look like a dumbass
    - Why Howard Finkel should have hosted Open Mic nights
    - Commenting on the attire of each guest
    - David Sammartino puts All Japan Pro Wrestling on high alert with a backdrop driver

    Plus:
    - Medical update, now with a new “sponsor”!
    - A list of famous people from Dorchester, MA and how to deal with unruly Bostonians
    - The storyline of the movie Gymkata
    - Vinnie Vegas Corner for the NFL Divisional round for you to bet against my picks

    Email: Greetingsfromallentown@gmail.com
    Twitter: @GFAllentownPod
    Facebook.com/GreetingsFromAllentown

    • 1 hr 47 min
    149. WWE Saturday Morning Slam 09-22-2012

    149. WWE Saturday Morning Slam 09-22-2012

    It aired on Saturday mornings but is very different from what came before as this edition takes a look at WWE Saturday Morning Slam from September 22, 2012!

    - The brief not-so illustrious history of Saturday Morning Slam on the CW network
    - Ever debated TV-14 vs TV-PG? How about wrestling under a TV-G rating?
    - A look back at 5 great IC champions from the past
    - How The Miz is like an item in an elementary school bathroom
    - William Regal as the ideal worker for the restrictions of TV-G
    - Why Zack Ryder’s gimmick isn’t really a gimmick
    - Thoughts on Santino Marella as an announcer
    - A rundown of then-current champions in WWE

    Plus:
    - A medical update from the host, and the reasoning behind choosing this show
    - WWE Network’s obsession with Seth Rollins documentaries

    Email: Greetingsfromallentown@gmail.com
    Twitter: @GFAllentownPod
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    148. Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling 02-26-1983

    148. Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling 02-26-1983

    Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from February 26, 1983

    • 1 hr 30 min
    147. WWF Monday Night RAW 04-05-1993

    147. WWF Monday Night RAW 04-05-1993

    With WrestleMania 9 in the rearview (sort of), it’s back at the Manhattan Center for Monday Night RAW from April 5, 1993!

    - Jerry Lawler is failed by crowd control and confronts the Macho Man
    - The final days of the Beverly Brothers and Mike Enos’ destiny
    - Bob Backlund’s series of weird 1993 matchups continues
    - The fickle New York audience turns on their former hero Virgil
    - Rob Bartlett’s pathetic phoner
    - The Steiner Brothers: the reality of what people thought Arn and Tully in the WWF was

    Plus:
    - Damien Demento’s role in a classic Bruce Willis film
    - The return of YouTube Comment Theater!
    - Vinnie Vegas Corner for NFL Week 16!

    Email: Greetingsfromallentown@gmail.com
    Twitter: @GFAllentownPod
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    • 1 hr 17 min

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