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For today's second part of our look at the bWo, Nick and Dave break down the most important matches in the history of the faction, what happened to them after ECW and what they would be able to do in 2019 if invited back to WWE.
Meanie debuts as Stevie’s sidekick - November to Remember ‘95
- Joey Styles' pervasive shittiness
- Seriously, what makes a half-shirt gay? It’s just stupid.
bWo begins - November to Remember ‘96
The bWo Makes Peace with Tommy Dreamer - CyberSlam ‘97
Stevie Richards vs. Terry Funk vs. Sandman - Barely Legal ‘97
- Literally the highest someone can aspire to and still be a career “underneath guy”, The fundamental inherent appreciation of such wrestlers that made ECW the “players’ league” relative to WWF or WCW at the time
bWo vs. F.B.I. - Wrestlepalooza ‘98
- A great example of the fundamental mindfuck of ECW, in which two tag teams who are basically parodies of what’s being done in bigger companies are over bigger (relative to their audience) and have more satisfying matches than the bigger, better wrestlers on bigger, better platforms
Blue Meanie vs. JBL - SmackDown (7/7/2005)
- “Hey everybody! We’re all gonna get laid!”
bWo vs. Mexicools - Great American Bash ‘05
- Actually, nobody gets laid
- The *most* 2005-ish
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