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:
 '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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Did You Know?


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 »


Rowdy Roddy Piper: [after Piper had crashed into a police car and Hogan had said something to him]
Rowdy Roddy Piper: Shut your face, you ugly baboon!
Police Officer: [to Piper] One more remark like that I'll have you thrown in jail, mister.
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Crazy Credits

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


Featured in Found Footage Festival Volume 4: Live in Tucson (2009) See more »


Hulk Hogan's Theme
Composed by Jim Steinman
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great cartoon
11 September 2000 | by (Nashville, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

This was a great cartoon but the series didn't last long, I guess poor ratings but I enjoyed it since I'm a wrestling fan, I'm going to buy all the videos for it whenever I get a job lol, but the cartoon featured Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, JYD and other WWF wrestlers from the mid 80s great fun

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