You need to have some star power. Wrestling and celebrities have gone together forever. Back in 1985, the WWF rose to prominence on the power of the Rock N Wrestling Connection, turning the company into one of the hottest things in all of pop culture. The same idea still holds true today, and AEW is trying to get in on the act with one of the most unique things you’ll see in a good while.
Since wrestling has been a little bit different over the last few weeks due to the spread of the Coronavirus, it is time to see what else wrestling companies can do to make things work. That has been quite the trick, but they are doing everything they can to keep things entertaining. AEW has done just that over the last three weeks, with this week’s being the highlight.
Words don’t do this one justice. Check out AEW’s brilliance on display:
This week’s AEW Dynamite featured the third installment of the Bubbly Bunch, a series of videos filmed by the Inner Circle from their individual homes. During this edition, Chris Jericho recommended a Manitoba Melee, which involved everyone attacking their phones in order, with the next person being knocked backwards by a strike. The lineup included not only the Inner Circle, but also wrestling legends, other AEW wrestlers and various celebrities, such as Kevin Smith, Lou Ferrigno and Gabriel Iglesias, several of whom have appeared on AEW programming before.
Opinion: I’m not sure what else can be said about something like this. It’s one of the most bizarre and amazing things that I’ve seen in a long time, if nothing else just for the sake of finding out who was going to pop up next. This got a few genuine laughs out of me and it takes a lot to see that happen on a wrestling show. As usual, almost anything involving Jericho is great and this was no exception.
What did you think of the segment? Which cameo was best? 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. Get the latest and greatest in professional wrestling news by signing up for our daily email newsletter. Just look below for “GET EXCLUSIVE UPDATES” to sign up. Thank you for reading!