As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war.
After saving the life of the President in Washington D.C., a pair of U.S Secret Service agents are whisked away to a covert location in South Dakota that houses supernatural objects that ... See full summary »
Those were my exact words when I heard about WOW.Back in the 1980s, David McLane became an overnight sensation with GLOW and later on, POWW. He decided to throw his hat back into the wrestling ring with Women of Wrestling. Unfortunately, he uses the same 1980s production values for WOW. First off, many of the wrestlers that were part of his troupe were actresses and models. They were required to take a crash course in wrestling 101. They only two actual wrestlers in his show were Peggy Lee Leather and Bambi (who went under different names in this one). Next, he ran his show like television seasons. They would do a lot of shows from September to may, and repeat them all during the summer. In the wrestling world, this doesn't work. In order to keep your fans interested, you have to run year round. No one goes for this seasonal promotion stuff. Also, he recycled a lot of characters from his GLOW and POWW days. He just put different names and used different ladies for the role (ex. In GLOW, he had this cheerleader gimmick with ladies named Susie Spirit and Vickie Victory. He recycled it for WOW and the cheerleaders names were Patti Pep and Randi Rah-Rah). The writing was not that well either. Sometimes I would change it because Mad TV and Saturday Night Live were on at the same time as WOW. The whole season would conclude in a pay per view at the L.A. Forum. McLane pulled out all the stops by even hiring Bobby Heenan for the show. From what I heard, Heenan was paid a ton of money for the show. It wasn't enough to get a good buy rate, and WOW was in trouble for the next season. He found a buyer in rocker Gene Simmons but WOW hasn't been heard from since. The website is still up (wowe.org) and i'm sure McLane wants to try again. The moral of WOW is if you want to compete in today's wrestling world, then you have to play big time. You can't cut corners and still think you are going to do very well. There is one positive note to come out of this. Three of the WOW ladies (Roxy Powers, Jungle Grrl, and The Disciplinarian respectively) were in last summer's blockbuster, Spider-Man.
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