In the early 80's, Vince McMahon began a "WWF Superstars of Wrestling" as a Saturday morning, family friendly version of professional wrestling. He built a phenomenon around such characters as Hulk Hogan, Macho Man Randy Savage, The Junk Yard Dog, Andre the Giant, Demolition, and later Bret Hitman Hart, The Undertaker & Shawn Michaels. The show featured pro wrestling and soap opera-esque storylines. The show ended its thirteen year run in 1997, when the WWF moved into edgier territory with its RAW program. Written by
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[after Bobby Heenan runs off with the crown and cape after King Haku had lost to Duggan
That crown does not belong to him any more. It now belongs to Hacksaw Jim Duggan.
During the 1986-1989 seasons films of the WWF wrestlers are shown during the opening credits. See more