Rock 'n' Wrestling (1985–1986)

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Saturday-morning cartoon series featuring the stars of the World Wrestling Federation.


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Series cast summary:
 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
 Superfly Jimmy Snuka (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
 Junkyard Dog (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Jodi Carlisle ...
 The Fabulous Moolah / ... (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
 Captain Lou Albano (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ron Feinberg ...
 Andre the Giant (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
 Hillbilly Jim (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ron Gans ...
 Nikolai Volkoff (23 episodes, 1985-1986)
 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)
 Mean Gene Okerlund (23 episodes, 1985-1986)


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 <>

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Release Date:

14 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling  »

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Mad Maxine was originally animated for the Rock N Wrestling cartoon but since she left the WWF before the cartoon came out she was replaced by Moolah. See more »


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 »


Referenced in WWF Wrestling Classic (1985) See more »


Hulk Hogan's Theme
Composed by Jim Steinman
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Nice Cartoon Featuring Wrestlings Biggest Hero
2 August 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

A lot of youngsters looked up to Hulk Hogan in the 1980's and it was nice to have a cartoon for them to watch. Just like many 1980's cartoons, the stories were very altruistic and emphasized things such as loyalty, friendship and honour. Hulk Hogan was joined by his buddies such as Captain Lou Albano and Superfly Jimmy Snuka to battle Roddy Piper and his cronies.

The stories were quite moralistic throughout and I guess the moral was not to take shortcuts or cheat. In one memorable episode, the bad guys tried to cheat in a baseball game but the episode showed how cheaters do not prosper. Hogan and his buddies would always be there to help out those in need.

I was an adult when I first watched this but I found it a great cartoon to watch. Go Hulk Go!

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