–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are doing commentary and they are kicking off a new set of tapings in Danbury, Connecticut. These tapings were held on May 16 and attracted 1,800 fans according to historyofwwe.com.
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–In a video package to hype tonight’s main event IRS and Bam Bam Bigelow cut promos against each other. IRS hits a home run by threatening to get a lien of Bigelow’s tattoos.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are tasked with commentary and they are live from Binghamton, New York. As expected, Lawler gloats about beating Bret Hart at In Your House and that he did that “all by himself.”
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are manning the booth and we are live from Syracuse, New York!
–Todd Pettengill interviews Bret Hart, who says that he will continue to prove that he is “the best there is, best there was, and the best there ever will be.” He wishes happy Mother’s Day to his mother in Canada and says he looks forward to taking care of Jerry Lawler after he beats Hakushi in the opening match.
–Vince McMahon puts over the In Your House pay-per-view as the lead-in for today’s show.
–McMahon and Dok Hendrix are in the booth and they are concluding the tapings in Des Moines, Iowa. Hendrix repeats his claim from last week’s show that Henry Godwinn is likely working with the Million Dollar Corporation to weaken WWF Champion Diesel before tomorrow’s big show. Hendrix is also careful to call Sid “Super Sid” instead of “Psycho Sid.”
–Vince McMahon recaps Sid’s sneak attack on Razor Ramon last week. He questions whether Sid was participating in an act of cowardice or trying to send a message to WWF Champion Diesel.
–McMahon and Jerry Lawler have the announce duties and they are concluding the tapings in Omaha, Nebraska as we head to In Your House this Sunday. Lawler goes into a hilarious rant about how he will beat Bret Hart at In Your House, lamenting that Bret has insulted him and made fun of his family, the very things that Lawler has been doing toward Bret for the past two years.
–Vince McMahon recaps the Diesel-Bam Bam Bigelow WWF title match on last week’s show. McMahon makes sure to note that a record television audience watched the title defense.
–McMahon and Jerry Lawler are in the booth and they are still in Omaha, Nebraska. Lawler has his open contract for Bret Hart with him, although he does not seem too happy to know that Bret will appear later tonight to confront him.
–Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill recap the Diesel-Bam Bam Bigelow match for the WWF title that occurred on Monday Night RAW, as well as how Bigelow turned face after the bout when he was beaten down by the Million Dollar Corporation.
–Ross and Pettengill are doing commentary for today’s show and they are taped from Moline, Illinois. The tapings took place on April 26 and had a papered attendance of 5,500.
–Ross and Pettengill announce that the 1-2-3 Kid was supposed to face Jeff Jarrett for the Intercontinental title on today’s show but he is injured. As a result, Bob Holly will face Jarrett instead. Jarrett says that he will show Holly how great he is, while Holly promises to cross the finish line.
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are in the booth and they are taped from Des Moines, Iowa. These tapings occurred on April 25. Thehistoryofwwe.com says that 4,500 people attended the tapings but that they were “papered,” meaning that the company gave away free tickets for people to show up to the arena.
–McMahon and Hendrix discuss Diesel’s WWF title defense against Bam Bam Bigelow on RAW and how Bigelow was kicked out of the Million Dollar Corporation after the bout.
–A video package hypes tonight’s main event for the WWF title between Diesel and Bam Bam Bigelow. Vince McMahon plays up that Sid is not happy that Bigelow is getting a title shot prior to In Your House.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are doing commentary and they are live from Omaha, Nebraska. Historyofwwe.com notes that of the 5,800 that attended the tapings, only 4,000 paid.
–Ted DiBiase announcing Sid as the newest member of the “restructured” Million Dollar Corporation on The Action Zone is shown.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are doing commentary and they are wrapping up the tapings in Poughkeepsie, New York. They announce that Diesel will defend the WWF Championship on next week’s show against Bam Bam Bigelow.
–Todd Pettengill recaps the end of last week’s main event between Razor Ramon and Tatanka, which resulted in a double count out and saw a brawl between both participants, the 1-2-3 Kid, and King Kong Bundy.
–Todd Pettengill and Gorilla Monsoon are doing commentary, with both of them still in Lowell, Massachusetts. They allow Pettengill to do the lead play-by-play duties for the show, which is really puzzling.
–Vince McMahon hypes today’s battle between the Smoking Gunns and the Shoguns (Hakushi and Kwang).
–McMahon and Dok Hendrix – the name that the WWF has given to Michael Hayes – have the commentary duties and they are still in Glen Falls, New York. This is Hayes’s debut as the company chose him to fill color commentary duties over others that they reportedly auditioned, which included Shane Douglas.
–McMahon promises to show footage of Sid’s attack on Shawn Michaels despite the fact that such footage has already aired on Superstars and The Action Zone. He also hypes tonight’s six-man tag match between Bret Hart, Bob Holly, and the 1-2-3 Kid and Hakushi, Owen Hart, and Yokozuna. Owen cuts a brief promo about how the heel team will squash the babyfaces, with Yokozuna getting in his usual “BANZAI!”
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are in the booth via the green screen and they are taped from Poughkeepsie, New York.