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"WWF Raw" (1993) More at IMDbPro »"WWF Raw Is War" (original title), TV series 1993-

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WWF Raw -- A tribute honoring the memory of The Ultimate Warrior.
WWF Raw -- The WWE Universe and Superstars take a moment to honor the legend that was The Ultimate Warrior.
WWF Raw -- In the first round matchup of the Intercontinental Championship #1 Contenders Tournament, The King of Swing, Cesaro takes on The Worlds Strongest Man, Mark Henry.
WWF Raw -- The leader of the CeNation introduces a few undiscovered members of The Wyatt Family and makes an Extreme Rules proposition.
WWF Raw -- The Hounds of Justice head to the ring to face an opponent of The Authority's choosing but they could never have imagined the odds that they would be up against.

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Seasons:
1 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 10 | 22 | unknown
Release Date:
3 October 2005 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The power is back See more »
Plot:
The superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment's "RAW" brand collide each and every week on WWE Monday Night RAW, broadcast once again each and every week on the USA cable network. Full summary »
Awards:
2 wins See more »
User Reviews:
Worst move in WWE history - turning itself into PG candy-floss See more (63 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 20 of 522)

Jerry Lawler ... Jerry Lawler / ... (443 episodes, 1997-2014)

John Cena ... Himself / ... (383 episodes, 2005-2014)

Randy Orton ... Himself / ... (326 episodes, 2002-2014)
Michael Coulthard ... Michael Cole / ... (288 episodes, 1997-2014)

Paul Levesque ... Triple H / ... (264 episodes, 1997-2014)

Mike 'The Miz' Mizanin ... The Miz / ... (237 episodes, 2006-2014)
Anthony Carelli ... Santino Marella / ... (236 episodes, 2007-2014)
Shawn Michaels ... Himself / ... (228 episodes, 1993-2013)

Cody Runnels ... Cody Rhodes / ... (223 episodes, 2007-2014)

Paul Wight ... Big Show / ... (221 episodes, 1999-2014)

Glenn Jacobs ... Kane / ... (211 episodes, 1997-2014)
Justin Roberts ... Justin Roberts / ... (209 episodes, 2005-2014)

C.M. Punk ... Himself (192 episodes, 2006-2014)
Vince McMahon ... Himself / ... (191 episodes, 1993-2013)
Jim Ross ... Himself / ... (190 episodes, 1997-2013)
Lilián García ... Lilian Garcia / ... (186 episodes, 2001-2014)
Nick Nemeth ... Dolph Ziggler / ... (182 episodes, 2005-2014)

Chris Jericho ... Himself / ... (182 episodes, 1999-2013)
Kofi Sarkodie-Mensah ... Kofi Kingston (179 episodes, 2008-2014)
Carlos Colón Jr. ... Carlito / ... (179 episodes, 2005-2010)
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Series Directed by
Kevin Dunn (5 episodes, 2006-2008)

Casey Lynn De Stefano (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Vince McMahon (363 episodes, 1993-2011)
Christopher DeJoseph (296 episodes, 2005-2010)
Jenifer Bloodsworth (229 episodes, 2007-2011)
Daniel Matlaga (128 episodes, 2007-2010)
Brian Gewirtz (115 episodes, 2008-2011)
John Piermarini (107 episodes, 2009-2010)
David Rock (74 episodes, 2010-2011)
Dave Kapoor (73 episodes, 2009-2011)
Alex Greenfield (43 episodes, 2005-2006)
Dusty Rhodes (42 episodes, 2006-2009)
Kimberly Hamilton (42 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michael Notarile (29 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ed Koskey (24 episodes, 2007-2011)
David Merritt II (15 episodes, 2005)
R. Chett Hoffman (6 episodes, 2014)
Dave Zigerelli (5 episodes, 2009)
Cary Millman (5 episodes, 2013)

Vince Russo (unknown episodes, 1997-1999)
Chris Kreski (unknown episodes, 1999-2002)
Patrice O'Neal (unknown episodes, 2000-2002)
Paul Heyman (unknown episodes, 2001-2002)
Chris Bell (unknown episodes, 2003)
Tom Laughlin (unknown episodes, 2003)
Sean Conaway (unknown episodes, 2004-2005)
Daniel Truly (unknown episodes, 2005)
Court Bauer (unknown episodes)
Ranjan Chhibber (unknown episodes)
Casey Lynn De Stefano (unknown episodes)
Rudy Fischmann (unknown episodes)
David J. Lagana (unknown episodes)
Stephanie McMahon (unknown episodes)
Christopher Roach (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Vince McMahon .... producer / executive producer (357 episodes, 1993-2011)
Arn Anderson .... producer (57 episodes, 2009-2010)
Gerald Brisco .... producer (57 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kevin Dunn .... series producer (39 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jason Sciavicco .... producer (33 episodes, 2001-2004)
David Lauer .... producer (27 episodes, 2009-2010)
Cary Millman .... producer (5 episodes, 2013)

Vince Russo .... producer (unknown episodes, 1997-1999)
Kasama Bhasathiti .... producer (unknown episodes)
Robert Cinguina .... producer (unknown episodes)
John 'Big' Gaburick .... producer (unknown episodes)
Kiel Harvey .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Linda McMahon .... producer (unknown episodes)
Jim Ross .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Matthew Richard Harris (1 episode, 2004)
Nickelback (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Film Editing by
Chris Chambers (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Peter Castellano .... motion graphics artist (1 episode, 2007)

Dan Ormsby .... senior graphic designer (unknown episodes)
Jason Robinson .... set designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Daniel S. McCoy .... sound mixer (1 episode, 2007)

Marc Lanciaux .... sound (unknown episodes)
Abhishek Sehgal .... sound (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jaime Velez Soto .... camera operator (11 episodes, 2012-2013)

Craig Ambrosio .... photographer (unknown episodes)
Peter Ferren .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Gary A. Kilgore .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Martin Miller .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Sean Sellman .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Chris Tafuri .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
David Taylor .... video tape operator (unknown episodes)
Luis Vasquez .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Rob Ashe Jr. .... editor: promo reel (3 episodes, 2000-2001)

Tom Chehak .... managing editor: creative team (unknown episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Music Department
Craig Stuart Garfinkle .... composer: stock music (13 episodes, 2007)
Steve Hopkins .... composer: additional music (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Other crew
Jared Kaplan .... writers assistant (53 episodes, 2012-2013)
Doug Brady .... writers assistant (20 episodes, 2011)
Mark Melara .... writers assistant (3 episodes, 2007)

Gerald Brisco .... road agent (unknown episodes, 2000)
Arn Anderson .... road agent (unknown episodes, 2001)
Dave Finlay .... road agent (unknown episodes, 2001)
Tim White .... road agent (unknown episodes, 2002)
Paul Heyman .... consultant (unknown episodes, 2003)
Richard Blood .... road agent (unknown episodes, 2004)
Steve Keirn .... road agent (unknown episodes, 2004)
Chris Brannan .... trainer (unknown episodes)
Gary Davis .... publicist (unknown episodes)
Tony Garea .... road agent (unknown episodes)
Dave Hebner .... road agent (unknown episodes)
John Laurinaitis .... wrestling operations (unknown episodes)
John Patterson .... video team (unknown episodes)
Martin Pingree .... engineer (unknown episodes)
Bryan Staffaroni .... broadcast operations analyst (unknown episodes)
Barry Strickland .... deck hand / video team (unknown episodes)
Jessie Ward .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Mark Yeaton .... event operations coordinator (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"WWF Raw Is War" - USA (original title)
"WWE Monday Night RAW" - USA (new title)
"WWE Raw" - USA (new title)
"WWE Raw SuperShow" - USA (long title)
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Runtime:
60 min | USA:120 min (1998-) | 125 min (including commercials)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:14A | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | USA:TV-14 | USA:TV-PG (new rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
While on the road, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin decided to call Christian (Jason Reso). He left a message on Reso's voice mail, that was completely unclear. When Reso and Austin were talking to each other on the phone, Austin kept saying "What?" With this, Austin decided to use it as his catchphrase, and it as well has became a popular catchphrase to fans.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In the "Pillman's got a gun" segment with Brian Pillman and Steve Austin in 1996, announcer Kevin Kelly mentions several times that Pillman is at his home in Cincinnati. But the on-screen graphic says the action is live in Walton, Kentucky.See more »
Quotes:
Shawn Michaels:[to Hulk Hogan, August 2005] There isn't a realistic bone in your body!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Raw Diva Search Casting Special (2004) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Across the NationSee more »

FAQ

The second hour used to be War Zone. Why is that?
Why do so many people blame Triple H for burying people?
Why did they rename John Cena's finishers?
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31 out of 40 people found the following review useful.
Worst move in WWE history - turning itself into PG candy-floss, 27 November 2009
Author: sashank_kini-1 from India

Wow, even American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance have more adult stuff now than WWE ( at least the auditions has a number of people abusing the judges) and here is WWE, plodding with one of the worst moves in TV history, by changing itself into PG. Now when I switch sometimes to see what's going on, this is what I get:

1) Hornswoggle, the ugly midget sharing his space with the main eventers for apparently no reason except for thrilling the young fans and of course beating Chavo Guerrero, a capable wrestler, in every match

2) A guest host (arghh....!) every week to spoil the teaspoon of fun which was otherwise present. All these host are cheap B-grade celebs trying to catapult to fame again, by cracking horrendous, 5 year old jokes and making silly references.

3) Cryme Time and a female wrestler (forgot her name, most probably Eve) giving lessons on various "street" words (sob) which are neither street nor cool. They were fun before, stealing stuff and being loud mouths.

4) The divas are clad in unwatchable outfits, tying their best to look "sexy, smart and powerful (by the way, I hate this catchphrase) Remember when Torrie, Trish and Sable were there? Those were the times. Plus these divas are bad wrestlers, which adds to the misery. I have seen some old matches of WWE in Vintage collection and the divas over there were "professional" not amateur.

5) PG move restricts so many things: almost no blood during matches, DX being terribly irritating, John Cena doing even more of his patriotism act, crowd containing many children (who are so annoying), almost no "heels" etc

6) And yeah, why keep PPVs so often. One in every month, have they lost it? No actual feud or rivalry is ever created and the ones that are done look fake and just-till-the-PPV-gets-over ones.

7)Vintage Michael Cole and a few of his quotes:

" Ladies and Gentlemen, you are watching the longest running television show in history" (every week"

" The BRUTAL and VICIOUS assault by (he doesn't use it for anyone else) Randy Orton/Legacy"

" A vicious attack on Stephanie McMohan, Triple-H's husband!!!???"

WWE is now almost towards its demise. Hope Vince gets up from his slumber and does something ( bring back the TV-14 or attitude era) 2 out of 10 for the current state of WWE.

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