Television The Pro Graps Thread

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Fully agreed, loved it as a kid.
It was before I’d really worked out it was scripted, so I was really invested in it. I’m actually going through the 2000’s PPVS, and just on Judgment Day 01, so I’ll see how it holds up.
 

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Just back from my 4th lesson. Joel Redman (who was known in NXT years ago as Oliver Grey and was the first tag champ with Neville) took the class. Super nice guy and showed us some great technical moves. He wrestles in All Japan and Rev Pro. I'm a bit injured and did more than I intended to do at the class so tomorrow will suck, but super happy with what he taught

 

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Eva Marie and Paige are cautionary tales for getting too much work done. They both look like they're made out of plastic now.
 

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She's been training in the Tibetan mountains for the last 4 years. She's gonna be like Asuka on crack.

But as bad as she is, outside the top 5% of women, the bar is very low when stuff like this gets 10 minutes...


The tag match at Mania showed the women's mid-card and below still look like they belong in the Diva's era.
 

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I don't understand how RAW and Smackdown are made by the same company.

The difference in quality between the two is staggering.
 

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The Way are the funniest thing in wrestling right now which surprises me because usually Gargano annoys me but he's great in this. Him and Candice as the "parents" to the brainless himbo Theory and Indi Hartwell, who wants to hook up with her psycho stalker, is brilliant.
 

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Does anyone else find the main WWE shows overly polished? I mostly watch NXT, AEW, and early 00’s PPVS on the network, but I checked out the Bryan vs Roman match, and all the LED screens, the graphics, it’s all so... clean and sterile looking.

The screens don’t help, to be fair, and maybe fans being back will go some way to fixing it, but it does seem overproduced.
 

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Does anyone else find the main WWE shows overly polished? I mostly watch NXT, AEW, and early 00’s PPVS on the network, but I checked out the Bryan vs Roman match, and all the LED screens, the graphics, it’s all so... clean and sterile looking.

The screens don’t help, to be fair, and maybe fans being back will go some way to fixing it, but it does seem overproduced.
I feel the same way. In a way, it feels less real because it's almost too polished. The camera cuts right before a reversal. The LED sets.

It's night and day in comparison with the early 00's. I prefer the way it was back then.
 

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That sob MJF

Big rating for AEW 1st on cable in the 18-49 demo. Over twice the rating of 2nd place Pardon The Interruption on ESPN. The blood and guts match drew, which it should have because its a special show and match