Saturday-morning cartoon series featuring the stars of the World Wrestling Federation.

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1986   1985  

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 Superfly Jimmy Snuka 23 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Captain Lou Albano 23 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Andre the Giant 23 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Hillbilly Jim 23 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Big John Studd 23 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Mean Gene Okerlund 23 episodes, 1985-1986
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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 <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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TV-Y7
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14 September 1985 (USA)  »

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Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling  »

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Lewis Arquette voiced "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka in this series. Fifteen years later, Lewis's son David Arquette would go on to appear in the wrestling movie Ready to Rumble (2000), and also be crowned the WCW World Heavyweight Champion. See more »

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The Junkyard Dog: Another one bites the dust.
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At the end of the show the WWF Logo is shown. See more »


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Hulk Hogan's Theme
Composed by Jim Steinman
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How could you forget Hulk Hogan?
2 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

I remember watching the cartoon as a kid but not actually retaining a lot about it. I know that Hulk Hogan had his group of good guy wrestling buddies, and then there was a rival group always causing trouble. It was back when a lot of kids idolized Hulk Hogan, thus the cartoon series. You also had all the classic wrestlers in it and while I never watched a lot of the more recent WWF/WWE series, I can say that none of those guys will be memorable as the ones from back in the day.

I remember liking it a lot, especially the cool theme song with the rock piano in the beginning. I haven't seen it since it was canceled years ago but it'd be fun to watch an episode again.


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