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What a Maneuver! is a podcast about classic wrestling. The show’s hosts, Joe Drilling and Eric Allen, are two crazy men who plan to watch every episode of WWF Raw and WCW Nitro from 1997, in order, then podcast about what they’ve seen.

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What a Maneuver 95: Rough and Tough

This week we discuss the November 27, 1997 episodes of WCW Nitro and WWF. We talk about two amazing promos and find out if 3 weeks in Japan can make you a rougher, tougher wrestler with a more aggressive attitude.

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What a Maneuver 94: Openly Biased Against Lex Luger

This week Philip Kollar, deputy reviews editor for Polygon, joins us to talk about the 1997 edition of WCW World War 3! We also discuss the first two episodes of the Monday Night Wars doc on the WWE Network, the origin of Rick Steiner’s head gear, 4 counts, WCW Logic, and the future of wrestling videogames.


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What a Maneuver 93: Simply Ravishing

The boys take on the November 17th, 1997 episodes of Raw and Nitro. The most noteworthy thing is Rick Rude appearing on both shows in one night. Also, the ending of Nitro finally makes sense. Raw is kind of a snooze. Also, 1997 commercial talk!

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What a Maneuver 92: Spending Ted Turner's Money to Hang Out with Cool Guys

The boys take on the fallout from Survivor Series 1997 in the form of the November 10th, 1997 episodes of Raw and Nitro. Topics covered include Bret Hart, Kevin Nash thinking Family Guy is funny, the first kind of Rock promo, DX being DX and more!


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