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Saturday Night's Main Event 

Taped wrestling matches from the WWF.

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Vince McMahon
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Series cast summary:
Gene Okerlund ...  'Mean' Gene Okerlund 36 episodes, 1985-1992
Vince McMahon ...  Vince McMahon 36 episodes, 1985-1992
Hulk Hogan ...  Hulk Hogan 33 episodes, 1985-1992
Howard Finkel ...  Howard Finkel - Ring Announcer 31 episodes, 1985-1992
Bobby Heenan ...  Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan 31 episodes, 1985-1992
Jesse Ventura ...  Jesse 'The Body' Ventura 29 episodes, 1985-1990
Jimmy Hart ...  Jimmy Hart 27 episodes, 1985-1992
Randy Savage ...  Macho Man Randy Savage / ... 25 episodes, 1985-1992
Joseph A. Marella ...  Joey Marella - Referee 24 episodes, 1985-1992
Dave Hebner ...  Dave Hebner - Referee / ... 23 episodes, 1986-1992
Ken Johnson ...  Slick 18 episodes, 1986-1991
Elizabeth Hulette ...  Miss Elizabeth 17 episodes, 1985-1992
André the Giant ...  Andre the Giant 15 episodes, 1985-1989
Bret Hart ...  Bret 'The Hitman' Hart 15 episodes, 1985-1992
Roddy Piper ...  Rowdy Roddy Piper 15 episodes, 1985-1992
Jake Roberts ...  Jake 'The Snake' Roberts 15 episodes, 1986-1992
Danny Davis Danny Davis ...  Danny Davis - Referee / ... 15 episodes, 1987-1992
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Saturday Night's Main Event A professional wrestling television program on NBC that occasionally aired from 1985 to 1991, under the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E) banner, then re-debut in March of 2006. The entire show has superstars, who all future or already Hall of Famers such as Hulk Hogan, Brutus Beefcake, Randy "Macho Man" Savage, Miss Elizabeth, Triple H, John Cena, Lanny "The Genius" Poffo, Ted DiBiase, Jesse "The Body" Ventura, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Kurt Angle, Vince and Shane McMahon, Randy Orton, King Kong Bundy, Andre the Gianrt and Rey Mysterio. Written by rocknrollunderdawg

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In episode 4.4, Randy Savage becomes jealous over Hulk Hogan's friendship with Savage's girlfriend, Miss Elizabeth (Elizabeth Hulette). This was based on real-life as Savage really did feel that Hogan was getting too close to Elizabeth. According to Hogan, Savage's accusations continued during the commercial breaks and the situation ruined their real-life friendship. See more »

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Edited into Best of Saturday Night's Main Event (1991) See more »

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Best WWE TV program!
7 March 2016 | by sjr2016See all my reviews

Every time Saturday Nights Main Event was on i was glued to the edge of my set my favorite wrestlers Hulk Hogan, Jake the Snake, Macho Man, Ted Dibaise it was one of those WWE programs thats didn't have a weekly event but when it came on you were excited always loved when they had the Main Event first than went down the card unique and different favorite Match of all time has to be Macho Man Vs Honky Tonk Man a great storyline and amazing drama really helped Honky tonk man prove he could stick in the Main Events also the British Bulldogs Jake the snake and Rick rude feud Andre and Hogan in the Main event still the highest WWE Event on Reg TV! between 85-90 SNME was a hit i think it didn't give enough excitement in the later years 91-92 were my least favorite than it faded out the new versions were terrible it didn't have the same energy or excitement i think all in all if you want to see great matches storytelling and get high doses of nostalgia you need to look no further than Saturday Nights Main Event!


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Release Date:

10 May 1985 (USA) See more »

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Detroit, Michigan, USA See more »

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