Rock 'n' Wrestling (1985–1986)

TV Series  |  TV-Y7  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Action
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Saturday-morning cartoon series featuring the stars of the World Wrestling Federation.

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Series cast summary:
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 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Superfly Jimmy Snuka (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Junkyard Dog (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Jodi Carlisle ...
 The Fabulous Moolah / ... (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Captain Lou Albano (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ron Feinberg ...
 Andre the Giant (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Hillbilly Jim (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ron Gans ...
 Nikolai Volkoff (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Hulk Hogan (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ernest Harada ...
 Mr. Fuji (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Aron Kincaid ...
 The Iron Sheik / ... (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Chuck Licini ...
 Big John Studd (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Joey DePinto ...
 Tito Santana (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Mean Gene Okerlund (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
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Cartoon series featuring the out-of-ring escapades of the stars of the World Wrestling Federation. Hulk Hogan and Mean Gene Okerlund led the "face," or good guys, team (which included Andre the Giant, Hillbilly Jim, Jimmy Snuka, Junkyard Dog, Tito Santana, Wendi Richter and Captain Lou Albano); while Rowdy Roddy Piper and his team of "heels," or bad guys (including the Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, Big John Studd, Mr. Fuji, Bobby Heenan and the Fabulous Moolah), usually caused trouble. Intersperced between the cartoon segments were live-action comedy vignettes featuring the WWF cast. "Rock 'N' Wrestling" was among the WWF programs which helped the Vince McMahon-run promotion establish professional wrestling as "sports entertainment." Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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14 September 1985 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The series theme song, entitled "Hulk Hogan's Theme" and available on The Wrestling Album, was an edited instrumental version of Bonnie Tyler's song "Ravishing" from her Secret Dreams and Forbidden Fire album. The theme, written by Jim Steinman, was also used by Hulk Hogan as his entrance music, prior to adopting "Real American" by Rick Derringer (which at the time was being used by the tag team of Mike Rotunda and Barry Windham). See more »

Quotes

Bobby The Brain Heenan: [after The Iron Sheik had scratched Heenan's car during a drivers test] Look what you have done to my car!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the show the WWF Logo is shown. See more »

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Referenced in WWF Wrestling Classic (1985) See more »

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Hulk Hogan's Theme
Composed by Jim Steinman
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How could you forget Hulk Hogan?
2 July 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I remember watching the cartoon as a kid but not actually retaining a lot about it. I know that Hulk Hogan had his group of good guy wrestling buddies, and then there was a rival group always causing trouble. It was back when a lot of kids idolized Hulk Hogan, thus the cartoon series. You also had all the classic wrestlers in it and while I never watched a lot of the more recent WWF/WWE series, I can say that none of those guys will be memorable as the ones from back in the day.

I remember liking it a lot, especially the cool theme song with the rock piano in the beginning. I haven't seen it since it was canceled years ago but it'd be fun to watch an episode again.


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