1986

Taped 8/27/86; Hartford, CT; Civic Center
9/7/86 - hosted by Gorilla Monsoon, Ernie Ladd, & Johnny V; featured a Wrestler's Rebuttal promo by WWF IC Champion Randy Savage; included Kamala, the Wizard (King Curtis Iaukea) & Kimchee as guests of the first-ever edition of the Snake Pit in which the Wizard discussed how he came to find Kamala in Uganda; included the coronation segment of King Harley Race from the 8/30/86 Championship Wrestling; featured a clip of the debut of the 3 Machines as a team from the 9/13/86 WWF Superstars:
Mike Rotundo & Danny Spivey defeated Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) & Iron Mike Sharpe when Rotundo pinned Sharpe with a small package at 3:07, which had originally been reversed by Muraco, but then re-reversed by Spivey; during the bout, Superstar Billy Graham cut an insert promo about returning to the WWF
Adrian Adonis (w/ Jimmy Hart & Bob Orton Jr.) pinned Tommy Sharp after Orton interfered and, along with Adonis, hit a double team move as Hart distracted referee Danny Davis at 2:57; during the bout, Orton cut an insert promo saying the money and working conditions were much better with Adonis than they were with Roddy Piper
Koko B. Ware pinned Bob Bradley with a dropkick from the middle turnbuckle and a splash at 3:04; during the bout, Koko B. Ware cut an insert promo about being in the WWF
Paul Orndorff (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Troy Martin (Shane Douglas) with the piledriver at 1:49; Orndorff used Hulk Hogan's "Real American" theme song as his music for the bout
WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid (w/ Capt. Lou Albano) defeated the Moondogs in a non-title match when Smith pinned Rex with a clothesline off the top at 4:25

Taped 8/27/86; Hartford, CT; Civic Center
9/14/86 - hosted by Gorilla Monsoon, Ernie Ladd, & Johnny V; featured a Wrestler's Rebuttal promo by Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart; included a promo from the Honkytonk Man about coming to the WWF; included Hillbilly Jim as a guest of the Snake Pit:
The Junkyard Dog & George Steele (w/ Capt. Lou Albano) defeated Jimmy Jack & Dory Funk Jr. (w/ Jimmy Hart) when JYD pinned Jimmy Jack with a back suplex at 2:20, as Steele chased Dory around the ring with a chair; during the bout, Albano cut an insert promo on JYD & Steele
Kamala (w/ the Wizard & Kimchee) pinned Mario Mancini with a splash at 1:49; during the bout, the Wizard cut an insert promo about Kamala
Hillbilly Jim & Cousin Luke defeated Joe Mirto & Jack Kruger when Kruger submitted to Jimís bearhug at 2:39; during the bout, Jimmy cut an insert promo saying his teams would be coming for the Hillbillies
Ricky Steamboat pinned Roger Kirby with a flying bodypress at 4:32
King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Paul Roma & Billy Jack Haynes when Bundy pinned Roma after the Avalanche at 2:36; during the bout, King Harley Race cut an insert promo
The Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, & Hercules (w/ Freddie Blassie & Slick) defeated Jim Powers, Salvatore Bellomo, & Cpl. Kirchner when Powers submitted to Hercules' backbreaker at 2:59; during the bout, Superstar Billy Graham cut an insert promo about returning to the WWF

Taped 8/27/86; Hartford, CT; Civic Center
9/21/86 - hosted by Gorilla Monsoon, Ernie Ladd, & Johnny V; featured a Wrestlers Rebuttal segment showing Adrian Adonis challenging Roddy Piper to a showdown from the 9/13/86 WWF Superstars; included Paul Orndorff & Bobby Heenan as guests of the Snake Pit; included a music video of the Rougeau Brothers water skiing to Miami Sound Machine's "Bad Boys":
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) fought the Islanders to a double disqualification at 2:37 when all four men began brawling on the floor; after the match, the Islanders cleared the ring of their opponents; the Islanders were introduced as Hako & Toma for the match, as well as on the on-screen graphic, they were re-named Haku & Tama following this match; during the bout, Jimmy Hart cut an insert promo on the Islanders
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Tony Garea with the flying elbowsmash at 2:26; during the bout, Superstar Billy Graham cut an insert promo on Savage
Big, Super, & Giant Machine (w/ Capt. Lou Albano) defeated Tiger Chung Lee, Al Navarro, & JJ Jackson when Big pinned Jackson at 1:30 after been sent into a chop from the Giant on the apron; during the bout, Bobby Heenan cut an insert promo on the Machines & Albano
Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake defeated Lanny Poffo & Dick Slater when Beefcake pinned Poffo at 2:35 after Valentine dropped Poffoís neck over the top rope; Johnny V left the broadcast booth during the bout, to join the Dream Team at ringside, when Poffo & Slater had the advantage; also during the bout, Mr. Fuji cut an insert promo on Slater; after the bout, Slater cleared Valentine & Beefcake from the ring
Sika (w/ the Wizard) pinned Rick Hunter with the Samoan Drop at 3:22; during the bout, the Honkytonk Man cut an insert promo about coming to the WWF
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Terry Gibbs & Jack Foley (Mick Foley) when Blair pinned Foley with the Bee Sting at 3:30

Taped 9/17/86; Salisbury, MD; Wicomico Youth & Civic Center
9/28/86 - featured Bobby Heenan's debut as color commentator for Challenge alongside Gorilla Monsoon, replacing Ernie Ladd & Johnny V; featured a Wrestler's Rebuttal promo by Slick, Nikolai Volkoff, & the Iron Sheik; included Bret Hart, Jim Neidhart, and Jimmy Hart as guests of the Snake Pit; featured a segment showing Sika & the Wizard in the jungles of Samoa:
Koko B. Ware pinned the Gladiator with Ghostbuster at 2:51; prior to the bout, Koko cut an insert promo showing his parrot Frankie for the first time who he brought to ringside with him
Paul Orndorff (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Luscous Brown (Virgil) with the piledriver at 2:03; Orndorff used Hulk Hogan's "Real American" theme song as his music for the bout; prior to the bout, Heenan cut an insert promo about Orndorff; Johnny V subbed for Heenan on commentary for the match
The Honkytonk Man pinned Terry Gibbs with a fistdrop off the top at 2:36; during the bout, WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan cut an insert promo about Honky, saying he will do well in the WWF (Honkyís TV debut)
Butch Reed (w/ Slick) pinned Mike Kelly (Shane Douglas) after dropping him across his knee at 1:46; prior to the bout, Reed, with Slick cut an insert promo about being all natural
The Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff (w/ Freddie Blassie & Slick) defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid in a non-title match at 4:54 when Sheik pinned Dynamite after Slick tripped the champion as he attempted a suplex into the ring

Taped 9/17/86; Salisbury, MD; Wicomico Youth & Civic Center
10/5/86 - hosted by Gorilla Monsoon & Bobby Heenan; featured a Wrestler's Rebuttal promo by the Machines; featured an edited version of the Piper's Pit vs. Flower Shop segment from the 9/28/86 WWF Superstars; included Slick & Butch Reed as guests of the Snake Pit:
King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Allen Martin with the cradle suplex at 1:12; Johnny V subbed for Heenan on commentary for the match
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Bob Bradley & Steve Regal when Raymond pinned Bradley at 2:41 after a double tea move off the top rope; during the bout, the Rougeaus cut an insert promo in French
Dick Slater pinned Tiger Chung Lee at 2:56 with an elbow to the head off the top; during the bout, an insert promo from Slater was shown
Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake (w/ Johnny V) defeated Jerry Allen & Don Hastings when Hastings submitted to Valentineís figure-4 at 2:44; during the bout, Valentine & Beefcake cut an insert promo, proud of their manager Johnny V's new broadcasting career
The Junkyard Dog pinned Jimmy Jack Funk at 4:38 with the powerslam; prior to the bout, JYD cut an insert promo about the upcoming match

Taped 9/17/86; Salisbury, MD; Wicomico Youth & Civic Center
10/12/86 - hosted by Gorilla Monsoon & Bobby Heenan; featured a Wrestler's Rebuttal promo by Ricky Steamboat; featured comments from Don Muraco & Bob Orton Jr. appearing in kilts, where they reviewed the recent actions involving themselves and Roddy Piper; included WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan as a guest of the Snake Pit, where Hogan flexed his muscles in front of Jake Roberts to show him his pythons and turned his back and walked away when Jake asked him if he had ever turned his back on anyone he was afraid of; included a video of George Steele visiting Salisbury Zoological Park, where George described which wrestlers each animal looked like:
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) defeated Billy Jack Haynes via disqualification at 4:21 in a non-title match after Savage dropkicked referee Dave Hebner as Haynes had to Full Nelson applied; Danny Davis came to ringside and disqualified Haynes; during the bout an insert promo from Elizabeth was shown where she started to talk about how Savage treated her before Savage ran into the shot and pulled her away
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Barry O & Butch Cooper when Brunzell pinned Copper with a dropkick at 2:36; during the bout, Blair & Brunzell cut an insert promo about causing mask confusion
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Mario Mancini & Nick Kiniski when Bret pinned Mancini after the Hart Attack at the 2-minute mark; during the bout, an insert promo from the Harts were shown saying how they get along outside the ring
Tito Santana & Pedro Morales defeated Steve Lombardi & Ken Glover when Morales pinned Glover after a backbreaker at 2:25; during the bout, an insert promo from Santana & Morales was shown were they spoke in Spanish
Tama defeated Moondog Spot via disqualification when Moondog Rex interfered at 1:24; Haku made the save after the bout and the Islanders cleared the Moondogs out of the ring; during the bout, Superstar Billy Graham cut an insert promo from the desert

Taped 10/7/86; Rochester, NY; War Memorial
10/19/86 - included the Junkyard Dog as a guest of the Snake Pit in which he and Jake Roberts had a confrontation, during which JYD said no one can make him do anything except stay black and die:
Koko B. Ware pinned Steve Lombardi at 2:36 with the Ghostbuster
Paul Orndorff (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Tony Parks at 1:25 with the piledriver
Dick Slater pinned Bob Bradley at 3:03 with an elbow drop off the top
Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake (w/ Johnny V) defeated Rick Hunter & Jerry Allen at 2:39 when Hunter submitted to Valentine's figure-4
Sika (w/ the Wizard) pinned Jose Luis Rivera at 2:08 with a diving headbutt
WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Steve Regal & Rudy Diamond at 2:16 when Dyanmite pinned Diamond with a diving headbutt from Regal's back, who was in a fireman's carry position by Smith

Taped 10/7/86; Rochester, NY; War Memorial
10/26/86 - included the Honkytonk Man as a guest of the Snake Pit:
Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) & Bob Orton Jr. (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Nick Kiniski & Mike Kelly at 2:12 when Muraco pinned Kelly with the tombstone; Muraco & Orton came to the ring to Roddy Piper's theme song and wearing kilts
Hillbilly Jim defeated Al Navarro via submission with the bearhug at 2:32
Butch Reed (w/ Slick) pinned Don Driggers with a clothesline from the middle turnbuckle
Dino Bravo pinned Sivi Afi
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Jimmy Jack Funk & Moondog Spot at 3:35 when Blair pinned Funk following an atomic drop / Brunzell dropkick double team
Kamala (w/ the Wizard & Kimchee) pinned Tony Nando at 1:35 with a splash

Taped 10/7/86; Rochester, NY; War Memorial
11/2/86 - included Roddy Piper as a guest of the Snake Pit:
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) defeated Billy Jack Haynes via disqualification at around the 5 minute mark when Savage hit referee Danny Davis while caught in the full nelson; Davis mistook the challenger being at fault and had the match stopped
The Islanders defeated Terry Gibbs & Iron Mike Sharpe at 2:55 when Tama pinned Gibbs with a splash off the top
The Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, & Hercules (w/ Slick) defeated Cpl. Kirchner, SD Jones, & Lanny Poffo at 1:18 when Kirchner submitted to Hercules' backbreaker
Tito Santana & Pedro Morales fought Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) to a double count-out at 2:51
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Barry O & Tiger Chung Lee at 1:54 when Raymond pinned Lee following a double team move off the top
Ricky Steamboat pinned Moondog Rex with a victory roll at 1:26

Taped 10/29/86; Glens Falls, NY; Civic Center
11/9/86 - included Paul Orndorff & Bobby Heenan as guests of the Snake Pit:
The Junkyard Dog & George Steele defeated Joe Mirto & Al Navarro at 1:26 when JYD pinned Mirto with the powerslam
Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Scott McGhee via submission with the backbreaker at 1:06
Hillbilly Jim & Billy Jack Haynes defeated Jimmy Jack Funk & Rick Renslow at 1:53 when Renslow submitted to Haynes' full nelson
Butch Reed (w/ Slick) pinned Jerry Allen at 2:19 with the flying clothesline
The Islanders defeated Frenchy Martin & Dave Wagner at 2:26 when Tama pinned Wagner with the splash off the top

Taped 10/29/86; Glens Falls, NY; Civic Center
11/16/86 - included Slick & Butch Reed as guests of the Snake Pit:
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) fought Koko B. Ware to a double count-out in a non-title match at 3:10
King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Cpl. Kirchner at 2:20 with the cradle suplex
Tito Santana & Pedro Morales defeated John Jackson & Steve Regal at 3:01 when Morales pinned Jackson with a backbreaker
Kamala (w/ the Grand Wizard & Kimchee) pinned Kurt Koffman at the 53 second mark with a splash
The Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff (w/ Slick) defeated Johnny Mann & Nick Kiniski at 2:31 when the Sheik locked Mann in the Camel Clutch
Capt. Lou Albano, WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Greg Valentine, Brutus Beefcake, & Johnny V at 3:39 when Albano pinned Johnny V following the running powerslam from Smith and kneedrop off the top from Dynamite (Albano's retirement match)

Taped 10/29/86; Glens Falls, NY; Civic Center
11/23/86 - included WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan as a guest of the Snake Pit in which he told Jake Roberts off before abruptly leaving the set; featured footage of the ending to the Machines / Studd & Bundy bout from the 11/15 Superstars:
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated the Moondogs at 3:51 when Neidhart pinned Rex following the Hart Attack behind the referee's back
Rick Martel & Tom Zenk defeated the Gladiator & Barry O at 3:23 when Martel pinned the Gladiator following a slingshot splash
Sika (w/ the Wizard) pinned Paul Roma with a Samoan Drop at 1:45
Dino Bravo (w/ Johnny V) pinned Mario Mancini with the back suplex at 2:35
Dick Slater pinned Iron Mike Sharpe at 3:47 with an elbow off the top to the head
Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) & Bob Orton Jr. (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell via disqualification at the 5-minute mark after the Blair pushed referee Danny Davis as Davis was about to make the count as Muraco had Brunzell covered after Orton interfered as Davis tried to get Blair out of the ring; prior to the bout, Muraco & Orton came to the ring wearing kilts and using Roddy Piper's theme song

Taped 11/20/86; Rockford, IL; Metro Centre
11/30/86 - included Hillbilly Jim as a guest of the Snake Pit; featured opening comments from Slick, shown wearing a cast on his broken arm as a result of an injury sustained at the hands of Matilda during a recent show in Tacoma, WA; included comments from Superstar Billy Graham, who was expected to make his return shortly, but never did after further injuring his hip:
George Steele & the Junkyard Dog defeated the Raider & David Wagner when JYD pinned Wagner with the powerslam at 1:40
Dino Bravo, Brutus Beefcake, & Greg Valentine (w/ Johnny V) defeated Sivi Afi & the Islanders at 3:37 when Bravo pinned Afi with a back suplex, following a knee to the back from Valentine on the apron
Kamala (w/ the Wizard & Kimchee) pinned Moondog Spot with a splash off the top at 1:21
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Jimmy Jack Funk & Gino Carabello at 2:27 when Raymond pinned Carabello following the double team move off the top
Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Jack Foley (Mick Foley) via submission with the backbreaker at 1:28

Taped 11/20/86; Rockford, IL; Metro Centre
12/7/86 - included Adrian Adonis & Jimmy Hart as guests of the Snake Pit; featured a Wrestler's Rebuttal promo by King Harley Race & Bobby Heenan; featured comments from the Honkytonk Man where he said he would unveil a surprise the following week; included Gene Okerlund interviewing Bonnie Steamboat; featured promos for both Blackjack Mulligan & Outback Jack; included Okerlund interviewing Danny Davis over his involvement in the Savage / Steamboat match from the 11/22 Superstars:
Tito Santana, Pedro Morales, & Hillbilly Jim defeated Brian Costello, Barry O, & Iron Mike Sharpe at 2:24 when Costello submitted to Jimís bearhug
Kamala (w/ the Wizard & Kimchee) pinned Jack Foley (Mick Foley) at the 39-second mark with a splash off the top; during the bout, Gorilla Monsoon constantly referred to Foley as Kurt Kaufman, even though he had been introduced as Jack Foley and the on-screen graphic read Jack Foley; after the bout, Foley was taken from ringside on a stretcher
Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) & Bob Orton Jr. (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Mario Mancini & Max Blue at 1:39 when Muraco pinned Blue with the tombstone; Muraco & Orton came to the ring to Roddy Piper's theme and wearing kilts
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Salvatore Bellomo & Bob Boyer at 1:21 when Bret pinned Boyer following the Hart Attack
Koko B. Ware pinned Rick Renslow at 1:55 with the Ghostbuster
Butch Reed, Nikolai Volkoff, and the Iron Sheik (w/ Slick) defeated Billy Jack Haynes, WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid at 3:31 when Reed pinned Haynes after Slick interfered and hit Haynes with his cane

Taped 11/20/86; Rockford, IL; Metro Centre
12/14/86 - included Roddy Piper as a guest of the Snake Pit, where Piper constantly ignored Jake Roberts' questions about Adrian Adonis, and kept asking was Adonis wrestling next, and saying Adonis' time was up; featured a Wrestler's Rebuttal promo by the Wizard alongside Kamala and Kimchee; included the Honkytonk Man introducing Jimmy Hart as his manager; included comments from Jack Tunney, who confirmed the reinstatement of Andre the Giant, also revealing that Andre didn't even attend the hearing that got him reinstated, yet Bobby Heenan did attend; featured promos for both Blackjack Mulligan & Outback Jack; included Jesse Ventura interviewing Rick Martel & Tom Zenk, where Ventura implied he was in better shape and better looking than Martel & Zenk, but they just laughed in his face; featured comments from Hulk Hogan saying he would like to get his hands on Randy Savage for what he did to Ricky Steamboat:
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Mario Mancini at 1:24 with the flying elbowsmash
Mike Rotundo & Danny Spivey defeated Bob Colt & Steve Lombardi at 2:20 when Spivey pinned Colt with a bulldog
King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Paul Roma at 1:50 with the cradle suplex
Butch Reed (w/ Slick) pinned Lanny Poffo at 2:09 with a clothesline from the middle turnbuckle
Adrian Adonis (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated SD Jones via disqualification at 2:13 when Roddy Piper - who was watching from ringside - attacked Adonis; after the bout, Piper and Adonis had to be seperated by several wrestlers
Sika (w/ the Wizard) pinned Bob Boyer at 1:01 with the Samoan Drop

Taped 12/10/86; Tucson, AZ; Community Center
12/21/86 - included King Harley Race & Bobby Heenan as guests of the Snake Pit; featured a Wrestler's Rebuttal promo by Paul Orndorff & Bobby Heenan; included Gene Okerlund interviewing Dr. Jarrett & Dr. Bob Ponavich where both said they would not advise Ricky Steamboat to return to the ring; featured a Blackjack Mulligan promo; included Jesse Ventura interviewing Andre the Giant, questioning how he was able to get reinstated, with Andre telling Ventura it was none of his business; included a music video showing various clips of WWF Superstars to the tune of Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine's "Bad Boys"; featured a segment where the Junkyard Dog met the British Bulldogs mascot Matilda:
The Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Lanny Poffo with the Shake, Rattle, & Roll at 1:42
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Mike Lucas & Dennis Stamp at 2:16 when Raymond pinned Lucas following a double-team move off the top
Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated David Gold via submission with the backbreaker at 2:59
Hillbilly Jim, Billy Jack Haynes, & Pedro Morales defeated Tim Patterson, Kevin Collins, & Buddy Ryder at 4:35 when Patterson submitted to Haynes' full nelson
The Junkyard Dog, WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Greg Valentine, & Brutus Beefcake (w/ Johnny V), & Moondog Spot at 3:25 when JYD pinned Spot with the powerslam

Taped 12/10/86; Tucson, AZ; Community Center
12/28/86 - included Andre the Giant as a guest of the Snake Pit in which he said it was a mystery when asked how he was able to be reinstated; featured a Wrestler's Rebuttal promo by Roddy Piper; included Bobby Heenan interviewing WWF IC Champion Randy Savage in which Savage said he would feel sorry for Ricky Steamboat if Steamboat ever faced him in the ring again; featured an Outback Jack promo:
Koko B. Ware pinned Frenchy Martin with the Ghostbuster at 3:07
Adrian Adonis, Bret Hart, & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Mike Rotundo, Danny Spivey, & SD Jones at 3:34 when Jones submitted to Adonis' sleeper as the other four men were battling in the ring
Kamala (w/ the Wizard & Kimchee) pinned Billy Anderson at the 34-second mark with a splash off the top; after the bout, Anderson was taken backstage on a stretcher; as Kamala made his way backstage he had a near confrontation with King Kong Bundy who was coming out for his match
King Kong Bundy (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Pete Gonzalez at the 58-second mark with the Avalanche
Dino Bravo (w/ Johnny V) pinned Alex Knight at 3:18 with a back suplex
Butch Reed, Nikolai Volkoff, & the Iron Sheik (w/ Slick) defeated the Islanders & Jose Luis Rivera at 3:26 when Reed pinned Rivera following a press slam

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