WWF SUPERSTARS (1986-97)

1986

Taped 8/26/86; Providence, RI; Civic Center
9/6/86 - featured Jesse Ventura's return appearance from WrestleMania 2, debuting as a color commentator for the show alongside Vince McMahon & Bruno Sammartino; included Roddy Piper as a guest of the Flower Shop, where he gave a piece of paper to Adonis, which Jimmy Hart read out, and announced that there would be no Flower Shop next week and instead Piperís Pit would be returning:
Ricky Steamboat & Sivi Afi defeated Terry Gibbs & Roger Kirby when Afi pinned Kirby with a splash from the top rope
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Koko B. Ware & Paul Roma when Bret pinned Roma after the Hart Attack at 1:51; Koko was never tagged into the match and afterwards he cleared the Hart Foundation from the ring (Kokoís TV debut)
Hillbilly Jim & Cousin Luke defeated Pete Doherty & Ron Shaw when Doherty submitted to Jimís bearhug at 1:46
Kamala (w/ King Curtis & Kimchee) pinned Tommy Sharpe with a splash at 2:06 (Kamalaís return to the WWF)
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Bob Bradley & Mike Fever when Raymond pinned Fever after a double team move at 1:56
King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated SD Jones & Cpl. Kirchner when Bundy pinned Jones after the Avalanche at 2:56

Taped 8/26/86; Providence, RI; Civic Center
9/13/86 - included Ken Resnick as a guest of the Piperís Pit, which was interrupted by Adrian Adonis, Jimmy Hart, & Bob Orton Jr. where Adonis challenged Piper to a showdown in 2 weeks of the Flower Shop vs. Piperís Pit:
Paul Orndorff (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Sivi Afi with the piledriver at 2:35
Sika (w/ King Curtis Iaukea) pinned Don Driggers with the Samoan Drop at 2:32 (Sikaís return to the WWF)
The Islanders defeated the Moondogs when the Tonga Kid pinned Moondog Rex with a splash off the top rope at 2:29
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Troy Martin (Shane Douglas) with the flying elbowsmash at 2:09
Super Machine, Big Machine, & Giant Machine defeated Rick Hunter, JJ Jackson, & Al Navarro when Giant Machine pinned Jackson after punching him in the sternum at 1:26
WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid (w/ Capt. Lou Albano) defeated Les Thornton & Jack Foley (Mick Foley) when Dynamite pinned Foley after a back suplex from the middle rope at 3:42 (Mick Foley - Greatest Hits & Misses, For All Mankind: The Life and Career of Mick Foley)

Taped 8/26/86; Providence, RI; Civic Center
9/20/86:
Mike Rotundo & Dan Spivey defeated Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake (w/ Johnny V) via disqualification at 3:08 when Johnny V broke Rotundo's cover
George Steele (w/ Capt. Lou Albano) & the Junkyard Dog defeated Steve Lombardi & Tony Nardo when JYD pinned Nardo with the powerslam at 1:25
The Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, & Hercules (w/ Freddie Blassie & Slick) defeated Billy Jack Haynes, Nick Kiniski, & Mario Mancini when Mancini submitted to Hercís backbreaker at 1:18
Jake Roberts pinned Tony Garea with the DDT at 1:49; after the match, referee Dave Hebner helped Garea away from the ring immediately, to stop Jake putting Damien on top of him
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Joe Mirto & Jack Kruger when Blair pinned Mirto after the Bee Sting at 2:46; during the bout, Kamala, King Curtis Iaukea, & Kimchee walked around ringside
Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) pinned Lanny Poffo with the tombstone at 3:43, which was dedicated to Jesse Ventura

Taped 9/16/86; Baltimore, MD; Arena
9/27/86 - featured an update segment hosted by Gene Okerlund in which Ricky Steamboat was shown training in Hawaii and fighting ninjas; included comments from Superstar Billy Graham regarding his return to the ring later in the show; featured a Piper's Pit vs. the Flower Shop segment with Bob Orton Jr. as the guest of the Flower Shop and Don Muraco as a guest of Piper's Pit; Roddy Piper was brutally attacked by the three other men and the Piper's Pit set was torn down; included comments from Slick talking about Butch Reed; featured footage of Billy Jack Haynes & the Islanders helping Piper backstage after being attacked earlier in the show:
King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Mike Kelly (Shane Douglas) at 1:37 with the cradle suplex
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Bob Bradley via submission at 1:22 with the bearhug (Graham's return match after a 3-year absence; his last match for 10 months)
Kamala (w/ the Wizard & Kimchee) pinned Tony Parks at 2:21 with a splash
Butch Reed (w/ Slick) pinned William Tabb at 1:01 after dropping his opponent across his knee (Reed's TV debut)
Tito Santana defeated Jimmy Jack Funk via submission at 3:50 with the figure-4

Taped 9/16/86; Baltimore, MD; Arena
10/4/86 - included Roddy Piper destroying the set of the Flower Shop with his crutch:
Koko B. Ware pinned Randy Barber at 2:17 with the Ghostbuster
Sika (w/ the Wizard) pinned Mario Mancini at 1:40 with the Samoan Drop
The Honkytonk Man pinned Ron Shaw at 2:56 with a fistdrop off the top
Paul Orndorff (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Dan Haskins at 3:26 with the piledriver
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Dan McGuire at 1:51 with the flying elbow drop
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated the Moondogs at 2:57 when Blair pinned Spot after Rex accidentally gave his partner an elbow drop; after the bout, the Moondogs argued over the loss

Taped 9/16/86; Baltimore, MD; Arena
10/11/86:
WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake (w/ Johnny V) via disqualification at 4:54 when Valentine refused to leave the ring, when he was the illegal man, and continued to attempt a pinfall (debut of Matilda the bulldog)
Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) & Bob Orton Jr. defeated Sivi Afi & Billy Jack Haynes at 1:47 when Orton pinned Afi with the superplex; Muraco & Orton came to the ring to Roddy Piper's theme song and wearing kilts
King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Dick Slater & Ricky Hunter at 3:58 when Bundy pinned Hunter with the Avalanche
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Hercules & Barry O at 1:48 when Raymond pinned Barry O following a double team move off the top
The Islanders & Pedro Morales defeated Ken Glover, Bret Hart, & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) at 1:26 when Tama pinned Glover with a splash off the top; after the bout, the Hart Foundation attacked Glover and hit the Hart Attack
The Junkyard Dog & George Steele defeated Steve Regal & Terry Gibbs at the 52 second mark when JYD pinned Gibbs with the powerslam; after the bout, Steele through Regal out of the ring

Taped 10/6/86; Syracuse, NY; War Memorial
10/18/86 - included Jimmy Hart on the set of Piper's Pit in a segment that included Piper tying Hart up and pouring Listerine down his throat:
Hercules (w/ Slick) defeated SD Jones via submission with the backbreaker at 3:16
Dino Bravo (w/ Johnny V) pinned Tony Parks at 2:28 with a back suplex; after the bout, Bravo through his opponent out of the ring
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Bob Bradley & Tiger Chung Lee at 2:36 when Brunzell pinned Bradley with a dropkick
Butch Reed (w/ Slick) pinned Rick Hunter at 3:07 with a flying clothesline
Ricky Steamboat pinned Iron Mike Sharpe with the flying bodypress at 3:03

Taped 10/6/86; Syracuse, NY; War Memorial
10/25/86 - included Mr. Fuji as a guest of the Piper's Pit, where he challenged Piper to a match for the following week after Piper insulted Fuji:
Koko B. Ware pinned Moondog Spot with the Ghostbuster at 2:58
The Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff (w/ Slick) defeated Tito Santana & Pedro Morales when Volkoff, the illegal man, pinned Morales with a boot to the sternum at 3:10 as Morales had the Boston Crab applied on the Sheik while referee Danny Davis was distracted by Santana
The Islanders defeated Steve Lombardi & Barry O when Tama pinned Lombardi with a splash off the top at the 3-minute mark
Jake Roberts pinned Mike Kelly (Shane Douglas) with the DDT at 2:27; after the match, referee Joey Marella rolled Kelly out of the ring before Jake could put his snake, Damien, on top of him
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Steve Regal & Jimmy Jack Funk when Raymond pinned Funk after a double team move from the top rope at 3:10
Paul Orndorff (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Lanny Poffo with the piledriver at 1:07

Taped 10/6/86; Syracuse, NY; War Memorial
11/1/86:
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Sivi Afi with the flying elbowsmash at 2:45
The Junkyard Dog pinned Moondog Rex with the powerslam at 2:08
King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Jose Luis Rivera with the cradle suplex at 1:31
The Honkytonk Man pinned Al Navarro with the Shake, Rattle, & Roll at 1:37
Kamala (w/ Kimchee) pinned Don Driggers with a splash at the 50-second mark
Mr. Fuji defeated Roddy Piper via disqualification at 3:51 when referee Danny Davis called for the bell as Piper chased an interfering Don Muraco and Bob Orton Jr. with his crutch

Taped 10/28/86; Binghamton, NY; Broome County Arena
11/8/86 - featured a heel music video to the tune of "Bad Boys" by Miami Sound Machine; included Bobby Heenan and King Harley Race as guests of the Piper's Pit:
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated the Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff (w/ Slick) at 4:28 when the Killer Bees switched places, thanks to their usage of the masks, and Sheik was pinned with a roll up
Koko B. Ware pinned Moondog Rex with a missile dropkick at 1:55
Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Lanny Poffo via submission with the backbreaker at 2:48 (Heenan's first appearance at ringside with Hercules)
WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Dave Wagner & Rick Renslow at 1:41 when Dynamite scored the pin with the diving headbutt off the back of the second opponent, who was held in a fireman's carry by Smith
Sika (w/ the Wizard) pinned John Nardow with the Samoan Drop at 1:41

Taped 10/28/86; Binghamton, NY; Broome County Arena
11/15/86 - included Hulk Hogan as a guest of the Piper's Pit:
The Islanders defeated the Gladiator & Barry O at 2:07 when Tama pinned the Gladiator with the splash off the top
Butch Reed (w/ Slick) pinned Mario Mancini with the flying clothesline at 1:45
Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) & Bob Orton Jr. (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Jerry Allen & Don Driggers at 2:21 when Muraco pinned Allen with the tombstone as Orton pinned Driggers with the superplex; Muraco & Orton came to the ring to Roddy Piper's theme and wearing kilts
Rick Martel & Tom Zenk defeated Steve Lombardi & Moondog Spot at 2:26 when Martel pinned Lombardi with a slingshot splash into the ring (Zenk's debut, Martel's return)
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Sivi Afi & Johnny Mann at 3:16 when Bret pinned Mann following the Hart Attack
King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Big & Super Machine (w/ Capt. Lou Albano) at 3:01 when Bundy scored the pin after Studd came off the top with a forearm blow (Albano's last match as a manger)

Taped 10/28/86; Binghamton, NY; Broome County Arena
11/22/86 - included Kamala, the Wizard, and Kimchee as guests of the Piper's Pit; included Jesse Ventura announcing the results to the Honky Tonk Man of his Vote of Confidence poll, where 71,111 fans voted for Honky and 603,272 voted against him:
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) defeated Ricky Steamboat via count-out after crushing Steamboatís throat against the guardrail, after hitting a double axe handle from the top at 7:03; after the match, Savage attacked Steamboat's larynx with the timekeeper's bell, jumping from the top rope, taking him out of action for several months; moments thereafter, Steamboat was taken from ringside on a stretcher
The Junkyard Dog pinned Al Navarro wit the powerslam at the 37-second mark
Dino Bravo (w/ Johnny V) pinned Kurt Kaufman with a back suplex at the 55-second mark
Dick Slater pinned Jimmy Jack Funk with an elbow off the top to the head at 2:12
Billy Jack Haynes defeated Ray Vance via submission with the full nelson at 1:06
Brutus Beefcake, Greg Valentine, & Johnny V defeated Hillbilly Jim, Tito Santana, & Pedro Morales via disqualification at 3:12 when referee Danny Davis felt the face team caused all six men to end up brawling in the ring and called for the bell, even though it was Valentine who did when he broke up Santanaís figure-4

Taped 11/19/86; South Bend, IN; Joyce Atheltic & Convocation Center
11/29/86 - included Jimmy Hart on Piper's Pit, taking over from scheduled guest George Steele, in a segment that featured Adrian Adonis making his return, attacking Piper with a crutch, and putting him to sleep with the sleeper hold; included footage, via satellite from London, England of Gary Davie interviewing Andre the Giant, where it was announced that Andre had been reinstated:
King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Lanny Poffo with a cradle suplex at 1:32
Mike Rotundo & Danny Spivey defeated Rick Renslow & Dave Wagner when Spivey pinned Wagner with a bulldog at 2:15 (Spiveyís return from knee surgery)
Kamala (w/ the Wizard & Kimchee) pinned Bob Boyer with a splash off the top at the 55-secodn mark; Boer was taken out on a stretcher after the match
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid in a non-title match when Bret pinned Dynamite following the Hart Attack at 4:36
Butch Reed (w/ Slick) pinned Max Blue with a clothesline from the middle rope at the 56-second mark; before the bout, Reed had a Federette come into the ring and remove his jacket for him

Taped 11/19/86; South Bend, IN; Joyce Atheltic & Convocation Center
12/6/86 - included George Steele & the Junkyard Dog as guests of the Piper's Pit:
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizebeth) pinned S.D. Jones with the flying elbow drop at 2:12
Koko B. Ware pinned Bobby Colt with the Ghostbuster at 2:05
Adrian Adonis (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Paul Roma via submission with the sleeper at 1:41; after the bout, Adonis stuck two flowers in Roma's mouth
Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Jose Luis Rivera via submission with the backbreaker at 1:02
Kamala (w/ the Wizard & Kimchee) pinned Salvatore Bellomo at the 44 second mark with the splash off the top; after the bout, Bellomo was taken from ringside on a stretcher
Billy Jack Haynes, Jacques, & Raymond Rougeau fought Greg Valentine, Brutus Beefcake, & Dino Bravo (w/ Johnny V) to a double disqualification at 2:16 when all six men began brawling in the ring

Taped 11/19/86; South Bend, IN; Joyce Atheltic & Convocation Center
12/13/86 - included Slick, Butch Reed, & a Federette as guests of the Piper's Pit:
Pedro Morales, Tito Santana, & Hillbilly Jim defeated Moondog Spot, Barry O, & the Raider at 1:57 when Morales pinned the Raider with a roll up
Adrian Adonis (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Mario Mancini via submission with teh sleeper at 1:16; after the match, Adonis stuck two flowers in Mancini's mouth
Rick Martel & Tom Zenk defeated Jimmy Jack Funk & Iron Mike Sharpe at 3:54 when Martel pinned Sharpe with a slingshot splash into the ring
Kamala (w/ the Wizard & Kimchee) pinned Jack Kruger at the 38 second mark with the splash off the top; after the bout, Kruger was taken backstage on a stretcher
Jake Roberts defeated Dick Slater via disqualification at 4:32 when Slater threw referee Danny Davis out of his way while attempting to get at Roberts, who had Damien in his hands; earlier in the bout, Slater won the match but Davis changed his mind and let it continue since Roberts' foot was on the bottom rope during the cover

Taped 12/9/86; Phoenix, AZ; Veterans Memorial Coliseum
12/20/86 - included Bret Hart, Jim Neidhart, & Jimmy Hart as guests of the Piper's Pit:
The Islanders defeated Don Muraco & Bob Orton Jr. (w/ Mr. Fuji) via disqualification at 2:54 when Muraco came off the top onto Haku to break up a pinfall attempt; after the match, all four men battled into the entranceway
Kamala (w/ the Wizard & Kimchee) pinned Pedro Gonzales at the 56 second mark with a splash off the top; after the bout, Gonzalez was taken backstage on a stretcher
The Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Jose Luis Rivera at 1:30 with the Shake, Rattle, & Roll (Hart's first appearance ringside with Honky)
King Kong Bundy (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Steve Gatorwolf at 1:21 with the Avalanche
Butch Reed (w/ Slick) pinned Jerry Monti at 1:17 with a flying clothesline
Koko B. Ware, B. Brian Blair, & Jim Brunzell defeated Dennis Stamp, Mike Lucca, & Mike Ryder at 2:59 when Blair pinned Yucca with a running kneelift

Taped 12/9/86; Phoenix, AZ; Veterans Memorial Coliseum
12/27/86 - included Hercules & Bobby Heenan as guests of the Piper's Pit:
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Nick Kiniski at 3:28 with the flying elbow drop
Greg Valentine, Brutus Beefcake, & Dino Bravo (w/ Johnny V) defeated Pedro Morales, Tito Santana, & Hillbilly Jim at 3:49 when Bravo pinned Morales after Johnny V grabbed Morales' leg during a suplex into the ring, with Bravo falling on top for the win
Adrian Adonis (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated David Gold with the sleeper at the 35 second mark
Mike Rotundo & Danny Spivey defeated Moondog Spot & Tim Patterson at 1:39 when Rotundo pinned Patterson with the airplane spin
King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Sivi Afi at the 37 second mark with the cradle suplex

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