He’s like a kid again. Roddy Piper had a great line about wrestlers getting into acting: “When I was a wrestler, they said I was acting. When I was acting, they said I was a wrestler.” Some wrestlers have been able to move on to Hollywood to great success but they are few and far between. In a lot of cases, they are better off sticking to wrestling though, but they will occasionally get in some acting moments.
This week’s SmackDown was centered around the show’s six man tag main event between the Usos and Roman Reigns against Robert Roode, Dolph Ziggler and King Corbin. The match had a twist though as the losers were forced to eat dog food. Corbin and company lost, meaning Corbin was chained to the ring post and covered in dog food. That wasn’t all of it though, with Reigns actually getting in a little Easter egg that you might have missed.
On Saturday, Reigns posted a message to Twitter, saying that he was recreating a scene from the movie Hook when he flicked a spoon of dog food at Corbin on SmackDown. Reigns mentioned that he had wanted to do that since he was a kid and even thanked Corbin for allowing him to live it out. There is no word on what is next for either Corbin or Reigns after the segment.
Stole that from the movie, Hook. Lost boy imaginary food scene.. ?
Kid in me always wanted to do that! Thanks for letting me live that one out, Fettish Boy! ?? https://t.co/HZZ8vqMlwx
— Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) February 1, 2020
It was a big moment. Check out the segment, plus a closer look at the Hook part:
Opinion: This isn’t something that hurts anyone and was a nice little moment for fans of the movie who got a nice smile out of it. No one drew a lot of attention to it and Reigns got to have a little fun. If nothing else it was a very appropriate moment to get to as Corbin did the same things to Reigns and turnabout is fair play. Hopefully the feud is over now as there is little reason for them to keep going after ending on an appropriate moment.
Did you like the segment? What is your favorite Easter egg in wrestling? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books. His latest book is KB’s Complete 2004 Monday Night Raw Reviews.
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