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Award-winning comedy writer Marc Haynes has watched every single Wrestlemania. Broadcaster Pete Donaldson hasn’t. Join them both every week as they subject the greatest spectacle in sports entertainment to the kind of scrutiny that ruins them entirely. A hilarious and surprisingly insightful look into some of the most preposterous, glamorous and over-the-top sporting events the world has ever seen – from Hulk Hogan and Mr T at Madison Square Garden way back in 1985 to Roman Reigns and The Undertaker going head-to-head in April 2017 – Wrestle Me is a must-listen accompaniment to The Grandest Stage of Them All. Say your prayers, take your vitamins and pop your human growth hormone while it's still technically legal. It's Wrestle Me!

Award-winning comedy writer Marc Haynes has watched every single Wrestlemania. Broadcaster Pete Donaldson hasn’t. Join them both every week as they subject the greatest spectacle in sports entertainment to the kind of scrutiny that ruins them entirely. A hilarious and surprisingly insightful look into some of the most preposterous, glamorous and over-the-top sporting events the world has ever seen – from Hulk Hogan and Mr T at Madison Square Garden way back in 1985 to Roman Reigns and The Undertaker going head-to-head in April 2017 – Wrestle Me is a must-listen accompaniment to The Grandest Stage of Them All. Say your prayers, take your vitamins and pop your human growth hormone while it's still technically legal. It's Wrestle Me!
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Award-winning comedy writer Marc Haynes has watched every single Wrestlemania. Broadcaster Pete Donaldson hasn’t. Join them both every week as they subject the greatest spectacle in sports entertainment to the kind of scrutiny that ruins them entirely. A hilarious and surprisingly insightful look into some of the most preposterous, glamorous and over-the-top sporting events the world has ever seen – from Hulk Hogan and Mr T at Madison Square Garden way back in 1985 to Roman Reigns and The Undertaker going head-to-head in April 2017 – Wrestle Me is a must-listen accompaniment to The Grandest Stage of Them All. Say your prayers, take your vitamins and pop your human growth hormone while it's still technically legal. It's Wrestle Me!

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Episodes

Oh say can you see: Wrestlemania XIV part 1

11/8/2018
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Pete and Marc drink in the Rage-era twangs of Chris Warren's DX Band and their rather novel rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner. Incredible. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:49:19

Of Montreal: Survivor Series 97 part 4

11/1/2018
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One of the most talked-about events in wrestling history, The Montreal Screwjob...gets talked about some more. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:41:48

Ass 3:16: Survivor Series 97 part 3

10/25/2018
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Jimmy Saville's wrestling career gets a mention, if you've listened to 40 episodes waiting for that... show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:34:35

Rosa Parks' tour of duty: Survivor Series 97 part 2

10/18/2018
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A cameraman wants a peek at our favourite pan-sexual Oscar, and gets only the top of Doug Furnas' head. Shame. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:35:14

Jam Master Paul Jay: Survivor Series 97 part 1

10/11/2018
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Pete and Marc turn their attention to one of the most notorious pay-per-views in professional wrestling history, Survivor Series '97. It's fucking more grubby than either of them could have imagined. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:48:26

Scissor brothers - Wrestlemania 13 part 3!

10/4/2018
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"He'd been good to me" says Sycho Sid. Tony Chimel takes a tumble again in our final chunk of Wrestlemania 13, and Shawn Michaels uses a laptop to search for pictures of ladies, presumably. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:01:14:16

Everyone hates Rocky: Wrestlemania 13 part 2!

9/27/2018
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Lawler edges it up a bit with some dreadful patter, Pete goes off on one about Funko Pops. Next week: the final chunk of Wrestlemania 13 in an AOL dial-up internet-bothering hour and five dose. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:39:18

Big Baby Doll: Wrestlemania 13 part 1!

9/20/2018
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Pete and Marc take a look at Wrestlemania 13, the first appearance of The Rock (and his Dad.) The Sony Playstation blimp makes an appearance, and sees too much. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:49:08

Tony Chimel's face: Wrestlemania 12 part 2!

9/13/2018
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The Piper-Goldust festivities continue. Marc writes a bare-bone outline for a CBeebies show. Tony takes one for the team, and all kinds of mad shit happens behind the scenes. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:01:00:08

Faceboobs: Wrestlemania 12 part 1!

9/6/2018
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The celeb-free grapplefest that was Wrestlemania XII rolls around, and Pete and Marc are marvelling at how underwhelming Triple H and Stone Cold's first Wrestlemanias were. Pete reviews Dave Bautista's latest film, and we get more proof, if proof be needed show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:01:00:56

SummerSlam ’89 Part 3

8/30/2018
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In our final SummerSlam show... oh boy. Desecration of a corpse and terrorist tittle-tattle. Please come and see our live show on the 9th September. We won't do this, we promise. https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/wrestle-me/ show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:31:16

SummerSlam ’89 Part 2

8/23/2018
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Warrior delivers one of his greatest monologues, and Rick's soul gets served. We're doing a live show on the 9th September in Kings Cross London, come see us! https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/wrestle-me/ show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:30:34

SummerSlam ’89 Part 1

8/16/2018
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Pete goes deep into the whereabouts of Koko B. Ware's magnificent macaw, and Marc and Pete take a look at SummerSlam 89. We're doing a live show on the 9th September in Kings Cross London, come see us! https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/wrestle-me/ show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod

Duration:00:50:14

Wrestle Me: SummerSlam ’88 Part 2

8/9/2018
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In this week’s SummerSlam special, Marc wonders why The Honky Tonk Man spent so many wasted hours in airless recording studios – he then goes on to express his love for the actor Daisy Ridley in perhaps the worst way possible. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:37:12

Wrestle Me: SummerSlam ’88 Part 1

8/2/2018
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In the first of our August SummerSlam shows, Jacques Rougeau puts his quarters where his hands are and Ken Patera puts his bricks where his burgers are. A disgruntled employee gets off scot-free. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod

Duration:00:45:52

Backlund's buoyant bacne balloon

7/30/2018
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Roddy! Roddy! Your mic technique is dreadful. Pete and Marc conclude their look at Wrestlemania XI, and can't quite believe it was under three hours long. Next time, a brief diversion...SUMMERSLAM! show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:38:15

Summerpam: Feel the heat

7/26/2018
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The Allied Powers underwhelm in the opening exchanges of Wrestlemania XI, but at least they haven't got awful tats. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:48:20

Wrestle "The Dumpster" Mania

7/19/2018
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Marc puts the integration conditioning programme into his hair and looks ten years younger for it, and we're back in the courtroom with the big lads. Next week, Nazis! show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:50:14

Be a man

7/12/2018
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Macho Man goes all DMX on our collective behinds, and Pete and Marc still won't shut up about Lord Alfred Hayes. Why should they have to? show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:54:25

Fanfest

7/5/2018
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Pete and Marc almost fall out over Fan Fest. Pete doesn't want to meet Hillbilly Jim, or dunk anyone in a tank. He does want to watch a bit more of Wrestlemania X, so they do a bit of that instead. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod.

Duration:00:43:22