WrestleMania IV (1988) Poster

(1988 TV Special)

Alternate Versions

The DVD version changed the following superstars's entrance themes to generic music:
  • Demolition (Ax and Smash)
  • "The Rock" Don Muraco
  • "The Natural" Butch Reed
  • The Islanders (Tama and Haku)
  • Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat Any use of the name "WWF" has been edited out.
The Coliseum Video release contained seven extra segments:
  • An extended opening sequence which begins with footage of Atlantic City on a sunny afternoon inter-cut with the WWF roster getting themselves ready for the event, before cutting to Gorilla Monsoon, Jesse Ventura, and Craig DeGeorge talking about the WrestleMania festivities that took place twenty-four hours prior to the PPV, such as the WrestleMania 5K Fun Run and the meet-and-greet autograph sessions.
  • Right after the battle royal, Craig DeGeorge interviews Ted DiBiase and Virgil in their hotel room, where DiBiase discusses his upcoming match with Jim Duggan.
  • Prior to his match with Greg Valentine, Ricky Steamboat cuts a promo in his hotel room sitting with his wife and son, bringing up 1988 being the year of the dragon, and he dedicates his upcoming match to his son.
  • Just before the Randy Savage vs. Butch Reed match, Craig DeGeorge interviews Bobby Heenan, who is signing for a special delivery (which is revealed to be the protective suit he wears when teaming with the Islanders against Koko B. Ware and the British Bulldogs) brought to his hotel room.
  • Just before the six-man tag-team match, Craig DeGeorge interviews The Honky Tonk Man, Jimmy Hart, and Peggy Sue, as Honky vows revenge on Beefcake for cutting Jimmy's hair.
  • After he and the Islanders beat Koko B. Ware and the British Bulldogs, Bobby Heenan cuts a promo about how he survived the match by using his brain.
  • Just before the WWF Championship tournament's grand final between Randy Savage and Ted DiBiase, Craig DeGeorge interviews Demolition and Mr. Fuji after they win the Tag-Team Championship from Strike Force.

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