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WWF Superstars 

WWF Superstars of Wrestling (original title)
Syndicated series featuring the stars of the World Wrestling Federation. Featuring wrestling matches, interviews and updates on ongoing feuds and upcoming events.
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 Bret 'The Hitman' Hart 41 episodes, 1986-1997
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 'The Million Dollar Man' Ted DiBiase / ... 40 episodes, 1987-1996
Jimmy Hart ...
 Himself / ... 34 episodes, 1986-1993
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 Shawn Michaels / ... 31 episodes, 1988-1997
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Ken Johnson ...
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 Macho Man Randy Savage / ... 27 episodes, 1986-1994
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 Jake 'The Snake' Roberts 28 episodes, 1986-1996
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 Mr. Perfect / ... 27 episodes, 1988-1993
Gene Okerlund ...
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 Rowdy Roddy Piper 24 episodes, 1986-1992
Wayne Farris ...
 The Honky Tonk Man 22 episodes, 1986-1997
Steve Lombardi ...
 The Brooklyn Brawler / ... 21 episodes, 1986-1996
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 The British Bulldog / ... 20 episodes, 1986-1996
Jim Neidhart ...
 Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart / ... 20 episodes, 1986-1996
Bruce Prichard ...
 Brother Love 20 episodes, 1988-1991
Marty Jannetty ...
 Himself / ... 19 episodes, 1988-1996
Mike Jones ...
Merced Solis ...
 Tito Santana / ... 18 episodes, 1986-1993
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 'Hacksaw' Jim Duggan / ... 18 episodes, 1987-1993
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 The Undertaker / ... 18 episodes, 1990-1996
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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 Anonymous

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Announcer: From the pages of the World Wrestling Federation magazine, here's Gene Okerlund.
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Crazy Credits

During the 1986-1989 seasons films of the WWF wrestlers are shown during the opening credits. See more »

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I Loved This Show
17 August 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

WWF Superstars of Wrestling was a brilliant show which I began watching in 1984.

There were a lot of differences between this show and today's shows such as WWE Smackdown and WWE Raw. For starters, the majority of matches on these programmes featured big wrestlers such as Hacksaw Jim Duggan and Jake "The Snake" Roberts taking on those jobber wrestlers who always got their butts kicked within minutes. There were big matches on WWF Superstars but the majority were jobber matches.

There was quite a bit of talk on this show. There would be interviews with big stars, skits giving the fans a tease about what was to come, skits about new wrestlers coming to the WWF and talk about the latest upcoming PPV events. Watching this show was kind of like reading WWF Magazine because you got all the news and gossip you could want.

All in all, WWF Superstars of Wrestling was a great show. I'm not sure if it sill airs today and if it does, it is most likely a highlights show of Raw and Smackdown but in it's heydey, it was great!


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