Welcome to the debut episode of “Not About The Dark Side of Wrestling” – a humorous weekly review and recap of Dark Side of the Ring.
This week, Steph, Chris, and special co-host Don Povia of Transition Sports & Entertainment discuss the season 3 premiere focused on the “Flyin” Brian Pillman.
Chris and Don relive their love of Pillman as kids and his evolution into the “Loose Cannon” in ECW.
The crew talks about Pillman’s training in the Hart Dungeon and Stu Hart stretching people for hours, the insanity of Kim Wood, the shocking moment when Brian’s widow – Melanie – first appears on screen, Jim Cornette calling Brian “gorgeous” and the benefits of reading the dictionary
Plus, the gang debates whether Kim Wood was the architect of Pillman’s Andy Kaufman-esqe performance and Don falling into a Kim Wood rabbit hole on Google while doing research for the show.