This week our friend Q1 joins Scott and Bryan in the studio for Learning the Ropes is Jericho! Need we say more? So, buckle up because... YOU ALL JUST MADE THE LIST!
Here are this week's matches with a few clips sprinkled throughout:
1. Chris Jericho vs. Juventud Guerrera (Mask vs. Title) (SuperBrawl VIII) (1998)
CLIP: The Man of 1,004 Holds
CLIP: Bore-Us Malenko promo
2. Chris Jericho vs. Winner of WCW Cruiserweight Battle Royal (WCW Cruiserweight Championship) (Slamboree 1998)
CLIP: Jericho debuts in WWF (08/09/99)
3. Chris Jericho vs. Chyna (Armageddon 1999)
4. Chris Jericho vs. Triple H (Last Man Standing) (Fully Loaded 2000)
CLIP: Jericho and The Rock steal catchphrases
5. Chris Jericho vs. The Rock (WCW Championship) (No Mercy 2001)
6. Chris Jericho/The Rock/Kurt Angle/Stone Cold Steve Austin - Tournament to Determine the Undisputed Champion (Vengeance 2001)
7. Chris Jericho, Christian, Mark Henry, Randy Orton and Scott Steiner vs. Booker T, The Dudley Boys, Rob Van Dam and Shawn Michaels (Traditional Survivor Series Elimination Tag Match) (Survivor Series 2003)
CLIP: Jericho Wanna-Bes
CLIP: Straight Edge CM Punk (First 8 Minutes)
9. Chris Jericho vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Cesaro vs. Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn vs. Dean Ambrose (Money in the Bank Ladder Match) (Money in the Bank 2016)
WE DID IT! Ten whole episodes have brought us here. I hope you are ready for the final deletion because this week we are diving deep into the multilayered careers of Matt and Jeff Hardy...... DELETE!!!
As always, here are the matches for the week. Also included are a few notes to bring context to our discussion of the Broken Hardy's.
01 - The Hardy Boyz vs. Dudley Boyz vs. Edge and Christian (Summerslam 2000) - TLC 1 (Tag Team Titles)
02 - The Hardy Boyz vs. Dudley Boyz vs. Edge and Christian (Wrestlemania X-Seven) - TLC 2 (Tag Team Titles)
03 - The Hardy Boyz vs. Dudley Boyz vs. Edge and Christian vs. Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho - TLC 3 (Smackdown - 05/24/2001) (Tag Team Titles)
TRANSITION INTO BROKEN HARDYS
The 7 Deities - Spiritual beings that Matt claims opened his mind and gave a soul to Vanguard 1.
Ants – Matt’s name for the fans of the Impact Zone
Broken Brilliance - Matt’s term for his enlightened mind.
Brother Nero – Matt’s name for Jeff. It also doubles as a term for whoever Matt considers a traitor.
The Bucks of Youth - The tag team, The Young Bucks
DELETE DELETE DELETE! – Deletion is the process of removing an individual’s entire essence.
A Dilapidated Boat – During the Final Deletion, Broken Matt found an old row boat to use as a shield against Jeff Hardy. He later renamed the boat Skarsguard.
“I knew you’d come”– Broken Matt’s favored greeting.
Lake of Reincarnation – Lake located on the Hardy Compound that seemingly has the ability to bring back past lives. Jeff was transformed into Willow during the Final Deletion . Abyss emerged as Joesph Park briefly. It also seems to have the ability to heal as Matt used it on the wounded Jeff.
Meek Mahon - Vince McMahon, but can also refer to WWE as an entity.
New Wrestling in Japan - NJPW
Obsolete – After Deletion, Jeff Hardy was declared Obsolete by Broken Matt, meaning his soul and personality were gone.
Premonition – Pronounced PREE-MO-NEE-SHUN by Broken Matt. His visions of the future or delusions of grandeur?
Subterranean Lucha - Lucha Underground
Broken Matt – Matt Hardy. Either enlightened or insane depending on your point of view.
Brother Nero – Jeff Hardy. Matt’s brother who started out feuding with Matt, experienced Deletion, and now appears to be broken.
Rebecca – Matt’s wife, Rebecca Hardy aka Reby Skye.
King Maxel – Matt’s toddler son and “Heir to the Hardy throne”.
Senor Benjamin – Matt’s loyal gardener. FUN FACT: He is Rebecca's real-life father.
Vanguard 1 – Matt’s drone who he claims is embodied by a soul and is alive. Vanguard 1 provides security for the Hardy Compound and is friends with Senor Benjamin.
04 - Jeff Hardy vs. Matt Hardy - I Quit Match (IMPACT Wrestling - 03/19/2016)
05 - Matt Hardy Vs Jeff Hardy (TNA The Final Deletion) (05/07/2016)
06 - Delete vs. Decay - The Great War (TNA Bound for Glory) (10/2/2016)
07 - The Hardy Boyz vs. The Club vs. Enzo and Big Cass vs. Cesaro/Sheamus – WrestleMania 33 (04/02/2017)
Hennigan, Nitro, Morrison, Mundo. All names lead us to the same studded pants. So flex your abs real hard as we go into the many incarnations of Lucha Underground's Johnny Mundo!
Here's this week's match list:
Match #1: John Hennigan vs. Matt Cappotelli (WWE RAW, 2003)
Match #2: Joey Mercury/Johnny Nitro vs. Brian Kendrick/Paul London vs. Dave Taylor/William Regal vs. Jeff Hardy/Matt Hardy (WWE) (Armageddon 2006) (Four Way Ladder Match) (2006)
Match #3: Johnny Nitro vs. CM Punk (WWE) (Vengeance: Night of Champions) (ECW World Championship) (Jun. 2007)
Match #4: John Morrison vs. Sheamus (WWE) (TLC) (Ladder Match) (2010)
Match #5: Johnny Mundo vs. Big Ryck vs. Prince Puma (Lucha Underground - S01E07) (Three Way Ladder Match) (04/10/14)
Match #6: Johnny Mundo vs. Alberto Del Patron (Lucha Underground) (04/19/15)
Match #7: Johnny Mundo vs. King Cuerno (Steel Cage Match) (01/24/15)
One man, two personas. This week we go everywhere from the indies to Japan to Lucha Underground to learn more about the man sure to be a legend, Prince Puma/Ricochet.
Follow along with this week's matches:
Match #1: Ricochet vs. Kota Ibushi (NJPW) (Dominion) (Jun. 2014)
Match #2: Prince Puma vs. Johnny Mundo (Lucha Underground) (All Night Long) (Iron Man Match) (Jun. 2015)
Match #3: Ricochet vs. KUSHIDA (NJPW) (G1 Climax Finals) (IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title) (Aug. 2015)
Match #4: Mil Muertes vs. Pentagon Jr vs. Prince Puma (Lucha Underground) (S02E07) (March 2016)
Match #5: Ricochet vs. Will Ospreay (NJPW) Best of the Super Juniors) (May 2016)
Match #6: Ricochet/Matt Sydal/Will Ospreay vs. Adam Cole/The Young Bucks (PWG) (Battle of Los Angeles 2016 - Night 2) (Sept. 2016)
Match #7: Ricochet vs. Will Osprey (WCPW True Destiny) (Feb. 2017)
Hope you're ready to get 6-1-9'd because this episode is all about one of the best cruiserweights of all time, Rey Mysterio!
This week's list of matches:
01. Rey Mysterio, Jr., Heavy Metal, and Latin Lover vs. Fuerza Guerrera, Madonna's Boyfriend, and Psicosis (AAA’s When Worlds Collide) (1994)
02. Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Psychosis (Mexican Death Match) (ECW’s November 2 Remember) (1995)
03. Rey Mysterio vs. Dean Malenko (Great American Bash) (1996)
04. Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera (2/3 Falls Match) (ECW Extreme Bash) (1996)
05. Rey Mysterio vs. Kurt Angle (Summer Slam 2002)
06. Rey Mysterio vs. Eddie Guerrero (WrestleMania 21) (2005)
07. Rey Mysterio vs. John Morrison (IC Title) (Smackdown 09/04/09)
08. Rey Mysterio vs. Prince Puma (Ultima Lucha Dos) (2016)
This week sets the new record for how hard Bryan's jaw can hit the ground as Scott fills him in on the life and controversy of "The Canadian Crippler", Chris Benoit.
Watch this week's matches with us:
1. Wild Pegasus vs. The Great Sasuke (Super J Cup 94) (1994)
2. Chris Benoit vs. Al Snow (ECW Double Tables) (1995)
3. Wild Pegasus vs. Black Tiger (NJPW Best Of The Super Junior III) (1996)
CLIP #1 - The Radicals debut in WWE (WWE RAW - January 31st, 2000)
4. Chris Benoit vs. Chris Jericho (Ladder Match) (Royal Rumble) (2001)
5. Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho vs. Triple H and Stone Cold Steve Austin (RAW - May 21st, 2001)
6. Chris Benoit & Kurt Angle Vs Edge & Rey Mysterio (No Mercy) (2002)
7. Chris Benoit vs. Kurt Angle (Royal Rumble) (2003)
Don't you dare put that pink spandex away because this week Scott teaches Bryan all about one of the greatest of all time, Bret "The Hitman" Hart!
Here are the matches we will be discussing this week!
1. Bret Hart vs. Mr. Perfect (Summerslam 1991)
2. Bret Hart vs. British Bulldog (Summerslam) (1992)
3. Bret Hart vs. Owen Hart (WrestleMania X) (1994)
4. Bret Hart vs. The 1-2-3 Kid (WWF RAW) (07-11-1994)
5. Bret Hart vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin (WrestleMania 13) (1997)
6. The Hart Foundation vs. Austin/Shamrock/Goldust/The L.O.D. (In Your House: Canadian Stampeder) (1997)
7. Bret Hart vs. Chris Benoit (WCW Monday Night Nitro) (04-10-1999)
Get ready for some Sweet Chin Music because this week Scott and Bryan sit down to talk about none other than The Heart Break Kid, Shawn Michaels.
As always, here are links to the matches we'll be talking about in this week's episode:
Shawn Michaels Vs Razor Ramon – Wrestlemania X
Shawn Michaels Vs Diesel – In Your House 7: Good Friends Better Enemies
Shawn Michaels Vs Bret Hart – Survivor Series 1997
Shawn Michaels Vs Triple H – Summerslam 2002
Shawn Michaels Vs Chris Jericho – Wrestlemania XIX
Shawn Michaels Vs Chris Benoit Vs Triple H – Wrestlemania XX
Shawn Michaels Vs Kurt Angle – Wrestlemania 21
Post WrestleMania, Nick Fleming from "Show Me Island" sits down with Scott and Bryan to discuss the legacy of The Undertaker.
List of Matches:
Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels - In Your House: Badd Blood (1997)
Undertaker vs. Kane - WrestleMania 14 (1998)
Undertaker vs. Mankind - King of the Ring (1998)
Undertaker vs. Triple H - WrestleMania 17 (2001)
Undertaker vs. Randy Orton - WrestleMania 21 (2005)
Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels - WrestleMania 25 (2009)
Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar - Summerslam (2015)