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Coliseum Home Videos
« on: January 24, 2018, 12:40:06 PM »
http://www.wwenetworknews.com/2018/01/25/exclusive-wwe-network-classic-content-for-february-revealed-details-inside/

WWE Network is uploading a substantial number of their Coliseum Videos releases from the '80s and '90s on Monday February 5th  :-* :-* :-*

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2018, 01:43:27 PM »
Yay!

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2018, 01:53:54 PM »
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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2018, 09:52:43 PM »
Finally I can re-watch Grudges, Gripes, and Grunts!

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2018, 12:08:11 AM »
Funny you mention that one specifically since I somehow own a VHS copy of it.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2018, 03:57:55 PM »
Can't wait to revisit Slick teaching Kamala (the wrestler, not our talented poster) how to bowl.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2018, 02:23:02 AM »
They're uploading 38 videos on Monday and they are

Bloopers, Bleeps, and Bodyslams
(Dated: 04/12/1985 – Duration: 01:18:29)

Unusual Matches* (
(Dated: 05/16/1985 – Duration: 01:27:00)

Big, Small, Strange, Strong*
(Dated: 12/11/1985 – Duration: 01:20:18)

Grudge Match ’86*
(Dated: 03/27/1986 – Duration: 01:25:14)

Villains of the Squared Circle*
(Dated: 06/06/1986 – Duration: 01:10:40)

Inside the Steel Cage*
(Dated: 12/11/1986 – Duration: 01:24:25)

Grand Slams*
(Dated: 12/11/1986 – Duration: 01:14:30)

Most Embarrassing Moments*
(Dated: 12/15/1987 – Duration: 01:24:12)

Brains Behind the Brawn
(Dated: 02/27/1989 – Duration: 01:25:56)

SuperTape
(Dated: 03/21/1990 – Duration: 01:56:30)

Wrestling Superheroes
(Dated: 03/21/1990 – Duration: 00:54:37)

WrestleFest ’90
(Dated: 06/27/1990 – Duration: 01:56:30)

Wrestling Tough Guys
(Dated: 09/27/1990 – Duration: 00:56:27)

World Tour ’90*
(Dated: 05/23/1990 – Duration: 01:50:40)

SuperTape II
(Dated: 07/25/1990 – Duration: 02:09:59)

Hottest Matches
(Dated: 10/25/1990 – Duration: 02:06:06)

SuperTape III
(Dated: 01/24/1991 – Duration: 02:00:21)

Funniest Moments
(Dated: 02/27/1991 – Duration: 00:57:50)

Mega Matches*
(Dated: 03/28/1991 – Duration: 02:00:52)

Greatest Hits
(Dated: 04/25/1991 – Duration: 01:00:20)

SuperTape IV*
(Dated: 05/23/1991 – Duration: 01:57:41)

WrestleFest ’91
(Dated: 07/25/1991 – Duration: 01:51:01)

Wrestling’s Greatest Champions
(Dated: 07/30/1991 – Duration: 00:57:17)

World Tour ’91
(Dated: 08/22/1991 – Duration: 01:46:40)

Battle at The Royal Albert Hall*
(Dated: 10/03/1991 – Duration: 02:40:32)

Rampage ’91
(Dated: 10/24/1991 – Duration: 01:56:14)

SuperTape ’92
(Dated: 02/27/1992 – Duration: 02:18:08)

Invasion ’92
(Dated: 03/26/1992 – Duration: 01:46:18)

Euro Rampage ’92*
(Dated: 04/19/1992 – Duration: 02:19:01)

Crunch Classic
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WrestleFest ’92
(Dated: 07/23/1992 – Duration: 01:51:29)

World Tour ’92
(Dated: 08/27/1992 – Duration: 01:44:50)

Rampage ’92*
(Dated: 10/22/1992 – Duration: 01:49:40)

WrestleFest ’93
(Dated: 01/30/1993 – Duration: 02:19:58)

Smack’Em Whack’Em
(Dated: 03/31/1993 – Duration: 01:57:16)

UK Rampage ’93
(Dated: 04/11/1993 – Duration: 01:34:38)

Bashed in the USA
(Dated: 06/23/1993 – Duration: 01:57:03)

Invasion of the Bodyslammers
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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2018, 09:13:13 AM »
All the Supertapes!

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2018, 09:17:31 AM »
Was hoping for WrestleFest 94 because Steiner Brothers vs. Hart Brothers needs more love.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #9 on: February 02, 2018, 09:53:07 AM »
That whole tape was good, if I recall.

I want Global Warfare with Duggan trying to get French people to chant USA.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #10 on: February 02, 2018, 09:57:07 AM »
I think all of those I literally haven't seen since renting the VHS tapes around 1992-1993 so I'll be fascinated in re-watching them. I remember a lot of the covers looked awesome.


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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #11 on: February 02, 2018, 10:00:35 AM »
It looked so vibrant.

It has to be Hottest Matches where Sean Mooney progressively catches on fire as it goes on, right? Whichever tape that was had a Tito/Koko match I really liked as the teenage collector/trader.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #12 on: February 02, 2018, 10:47:20 AM »
Although there's some videos I'd like to see that aren't on the list, I'm stoked to see Coliseum Videos being uploaded. They were fun to watch and they almost always featured at least one good match from out of left field.

Yes, that's Hottest Matches where Sean Mooney can't take the heat and it's pretty damn funny.
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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2018, 09:21:36 AM »
Since this is basically my porn, I'll have to review these for CXF!

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #14 on: February 03, 2018, 10:48:15 AM »
I shouldn't be as hyped for the match listing on that WrestleFest 93 but I am
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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #15 on: February 03, 2018, 11:11:37 AM »
I'm really excited for Mega Matches. It was the only WWF video I had for the longest time and I watched the shit out of it.
I watched RAW. I thought it sucked. The usual problems and such.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #16 on: February 03, 2018, 11:16:08 AM »
My video store only carried a small selection of Coliseum titles (just the PPVs and the odd other tape) so I haven't seen a fair amount of these (I've probably seen matches in other collections or through YouTube though).

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #17 on: February 03, 2018, 11:31:34 AM »
I shouldn't be as hyped for the match listing on that WrestleFest 93 but I am

I really want to see if Bret Hart could carry my namesake to a good match.

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« Reply #18 on: February 03, 2018, 12:05:33 PM »
I would mark out so hard if they kept the original Coliseum Video intro music and video montage.

"It began over 5000 years ago when civilization was young..."
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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #19 on: February 03, 2018, 12:13:56 PM »
I shouldn't be as hyped for the match listing on that WrestleFest 93 but I am

I really want to see if Bret Hart could carry my namesake to a good match.

It was this and strangely Earthquake vs. Repo Man that really piqued my interest.  But that's what I would do when renting as a kid.

Like Super Leather, I hope a lot of the nostalgia was in tact.  Listening to some Something to Wrestle they have been citing a lot of theme edits that I haven't gone back to shows to see but would devastated to not hear if I went back to those shows.
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« Reply #20 on: February 03, 2018, 12:21:59 PM »
WrestleFest 93 also has the Loser Leaves Town match between Flair and Perfect
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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #21 on: February 03, 2018, 12:29:10 PM »
I'm bracing myself for theme edits, but even the original Coliseum releases have them here and there. They're weirdly inconsistent about it too. "Eye of the Tiger" will be replaced by a generic 'sporty' theme for Hulk Hogan matches on one release while it's intact on another.
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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #22 on: February 03, 2018, 01:34:42 PM »
I would mark out so hard if they kept the original Coliseum Video intro music and video montage.

"It began over 5000 years ago when civilization was young..."

My brain is sketchy for details on this, but I recall seeing something where the music had been changed on that intro. Maybe the Andre DVD many moons ago?

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« Reply #23 on: February 03, 2018, 08:56:33 PM »
They've changed the music more than once, but the original theme is my favorite. No intro on the Andre DVD and that makes me unhappy.
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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #24 on: February 04, 2018, 03:49:37 AM »
They've changed the music more than once, but the original theme is my favorite. No intro on the Andre DVD and that makes me unhappy.

I again may be totally off in my head, but I believe some wrestling geeks traced the original theme to NFL films from the 70s, so the ownership might be sketchy.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #25 on: February 04, 2018, 03:58:01 AM »
I read on Twitter that they're keeping the Hasbro action figures commercials with coked up "Rowdy" Roddy Piper and Macho Man intact on these videos on the Network tho. :D

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #26 on: February 04, 2018, 03:58:32 AM »
RIP tape trading. 13 year old me is upset about this but now I can just turn on the network.


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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #27 on: February 04, 2018, 04:35:59 AM »
I'm not sure this will impact the secondary prices of Coliseum Videos too much. A lot of the original tapes are so rare, they'll probably keep most/all of their value.

Kind of like WM 17. You can watch it on the Network or an Anthology version for cheap. But the original dvd remains expensive because it remains rare.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #28 on: February 05, 2018, 05:16:20 AM »
The Vachon wedding reception is fucking marvelous.  Get a bunch of wrestlers tanked up and let them go.  Dr. D delivers probably the stiffest pie to the face to Vince you'll ever see.

Of course, it gets real awkward when they try to tear the shirt off the woman in a mask (why is she in a mask?  I dunno) who starts screaming until Vince hustles her off.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #29 on: February 05, 2018, 06:53:37 AM »
Here's the Content Listings for most of the videos if you're curious what's on each.

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« Reply #30 on: February 05, 2018, 08:48:03 PM »
They've changed the music more than once, but the original theme is my favorite. No intro on the Andre DVD and that makes me unhappy.

I again may be totally off in my head, but I believe some wrestling geeks traced the original theme to NFL films from the 70s, so the ownership might be sketchy.

They kept the Coliseum Video intro video, but dubbed over the music to something that sounds like an outtake from the Spectacular Legacy of the AWA DVD soundtrack.
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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #31 on: February 06, 2018, 10:18:34 AM »
They got my $10 for another month or three.

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« Reply #32 on: February 06, 2018, 04:59:26 PM »
I read on Twitter that they overdubbed the Supertape intro music with "The Fashion Files" theme so I can tell this is already gonna be good, good.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #33 on: February 07, 2018, 10:13:43 AM »
Started up Most Unusual Matches and got a message saying roughly, "Presented in Most Complete Form as Possible due to Original Production Technical Difficulties," which makes me wonder if there are issues with some of the tapes/initial sources? This one did have the chaptering though, which was nice :)

Several of the matches are clipped, however, including the Valentine/Tito Lumberjack Match. Some of that may be related to if they aired on say the MSG, Spectrum or NESN networks?

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« Reply #34 on: February 07, 2018, 10:59:31 AM »
Clipping and JIPs weren't rare on Coliseum Videos. Even the original ppv releases were edited into the 90s.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #35 on: February 07, 2018, 12:44:51 PM »

Kid's a monster. How can you not like Akeem's dancing!?

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #36 on: February 07, 2018, 01:35:31 PM »
How can Hercules be your favorite?

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« Reply #37 on: February 07, 2018, 03:06:43 PM »
Akeem didn't like her comments about his dancing, so he refused to speak to her
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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #38 on: February 07, 2018, 04:00:05 PM »
How can Hercules be your favorite?
My three takeaways about the legacy of Hercules Hernandez
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« Reply #39 on: February 07, 2018, 11:39:08 PM »
Pretty sure #3 is why Laura Kalani was such a big Herc fan too
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« Reply #40 on: February 08, 2018, 02:52:54 AM »
Kapalua Way doesn't seem to exist on a map. A Kalani from Hawaii writing about wrestling though makes me wonder if she (assuming she exists) was a relation of Toru Tanaka.

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Re: Coliseum Home Videos
« Reply #41 on: February 08, 2018, 03:06:46 AM »
Fact: Inspired by the Fan Favorites section in Coliseum Videos, I wrote a letter to them requesting a Triple H Vs Vader match in like 1998. *facepalm*

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« Reply #42 on: February 08, 2018, 05:59:33 AM »
Invite fictional match-requesters to the board.

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« Reply #43 on: February 08, 2018, 06:50:30 AM »
Fact: Inspired by the Fan Favorites section in Coliseum Videos, I wrote a letter to them requesting a Triple H Vs Vader match in like 1998. *facepalm*

I’d watch.  I got a letter from Hasbro as a child telling me they didn’t solicit opinions when I wrote a letter to them of what wrestlers I’d like them to make.
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« Reply #44 on: February 08, 2018, 10:16:53 AM »
They never gave me my fan club shit. I want that tape with entrance music for morality sake because my stereo's been achin' for Papa Shango's music for 25 goddamn years.

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« Reply #45 on: February 08, 2018, 11:28:58 AM »
Did you get your free house show ticket at least?

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« Reply #46 on: February 08, 2018, 11:51:10 AM »
Nope. I'd have been happy with an empty IcoPro bottle. Might still be.

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« Reply #47 on: February 08, 2018, 12:35:07 PM »
Gotta get that IcoPro.  I think you have grounds for some lawsuit being denied those Shango jams all these years.
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« Reply #48 on: February 08, 2018, 12:47:35 PM »
Drafting a letter to Jerry McDevitt as we speak.

Having just listened to it, I think I actually had Shango's theme as a default tune on a keyboard once.

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« Reply #49 on: February 08, 2018, 12:52:03 PM »
Is this where I request matches???

I wanna see my favorite, Hercules, get a partner and take on the Brain Busters.  I don't like the Brain Busters because they were named after a lame Saturday afternoon game show on NBC.  It came on right after Gravedale High, which was one of my favorite cartoons.