Place to Be Podcast Episode 464: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 12/26/86

September 18, 2017

*** NOTE: This episode was prerecorded prior to the passing of Bobby Heenan. ***

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Santa Pete Schirmacher are feeling festive, enjoying their gifts and snuggling by the fire as they take a look at the 12/26/86 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss Bobby Heenan in the booth, a pedestrian opener, the arrival of Honky Tonk Man, the continued misuse of Dick Slater, a moribund Women's Title match, a terrible return to the WWF by Dino Bravo, a fun Hogan/Kamala title match,a big weekend of movie releases, a rare win for Jose-Luis Rivera, the big Hillbilly Jim/Mr. Fuji tuxedo match, a fun Santana/Hercules battle, a worthless final match and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & Pete as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 463: Saturday Night’s Main Event VIII - 11/29/86

September 11, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are inside the Vintage Vault to close out November with a look at the 11/29/86 Saturday Night's Main Event!

The boys discuss the Hollywood feel of the episode, a fantastic Randy Savage/Jake Roberts match, a feisty Hulk Hogan/Hercules tilt, the overall quality of Hercules as a wrestler so far, a wild Roddy Piper/Bob Orton brawl, the passing of Walter Becker, a confusing loss by the Hart Foundation, a soft win for Koko B. Ware, what could have been with Dick Slater and much more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott & Justin as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 462: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 11/24/86

September 4, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are carving the turkey and settling in for a post feast chat as they take a look back at the 11/24/86 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss the I Love the 90s Concert, a disappointing Billy Jack Haynes/Bob Orton rematch, a nice Hercules performance, a wild brawl between monsters, Lanny Poffo carrying Steve Lombardi, a big night for Mr. Fuji, a red hot tag team main event, the impressive run of Harley Race and his GWWE candidacy, MIDGET MANIA~!, a strong debut for Koko B. Ware, a surprising win for the Dream Team and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & Kelly as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 461: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 10/20/86

August 28, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are putting their final touches on their Halloween costumes and buying bags of candy as they take a look back at the 10/20/86 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss a Brutus Beefcake solo match, another fun Tama match, a disappointing showdown between Super Machine and King Kong Bundy, the debut of Matilda, a quality win for Jacques Rougeau, an all time classic Piper's Pit, Mike Rotundo running on fumes, a bruising struggle between Greg Valentine and Davey Boy Smith, SD Jones' weight gain, Haku dragging Nikolai Volkoff to a watchable match, Gene Okerlund's pitiful commentary, a big Canadian showdown, surprising battle royal winners and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & Kelly as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 460: Saturday Night’s Main Event VII - 10/4/86

August 22, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin and Scott are inside the Vintage Vault to kick off the new season Saturday Night's Main Event, looking at the episode from 10/4/86!

The boys discuss the return of Jesse Ventura, another installment of Hulk Hogan vs. Paul Orndorff, a big night for Roddy Piper, the culmination of the Jake Roberts/Ricky Steamboat feud, Adrian Adonis's pink slip, a strong title defense for the British Bulldogs, the comeback of Kamala and much more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott & Justin as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 459: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 9/22/86

August 14, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are welcoming in the fall in the Big Apple as they take a look back at the 9/22/86 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss the PTBN luminaries and Boneheads appearing on the Travel Channel, the latest news on the health of Ric Flair, the arrival of the Islanders, another go around for Nick Kiniski, a fun tussle between Billy Jack Haynes and Bob Orton, the MSG debut of the Rougeau Brothers, a final Garden farewell to Tony Garea,  and more, the dull debut of Mr. Electricity, a brutal SD Jones vs. Mr. X match, a hot Tito Santana vs. Harley Race bout, the return of Sika, HULK MACHINE~! and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & Kelly as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 458: The Big Event

August 7, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, we head north of the border for a huge night of action as Scott, JT and John D'Amato relive The Big Event!

The boys discuss a night full of shit commentary, Hoss Funk's farewell, King Tonga transitioning into Haku, Ted Arcidi's heel turn, the never-ending Junkyard Dog/Jimmy Hart feud, the arrival of Dick Slater, Lou Albano's last hurrah, the big Snake Pit showdown, another installment of the Billy Jack Haynes/Hercules feud, a hot Rougeau Brothers/Dream Team bout, Harley Race's coronation as King, an epic atmosphere for the main event and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & John as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 457: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 8/25/86

July 31, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are wading through the dog days of summer as they take a look back at the 8/25/86 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss the debut of Nick Kiniski, a fun tilt between Jake Roberts and Sivi Afi, the arrival of Slick, Paul Orndorff's amazing heat, the first MSG appearance of the Machines, the final appearance of Tony Atlas, another win for Sheik and Volkoff, a fun sprint between Pedro Morales and Randy Savage, a Bulldogs Tag Title defense and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & Kelly as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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PTBN Reaction Show: Battleground 2017

July 24, 2017

Kris and Devon break down all of the action from WWE's Battleground!

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Place to Be Podcast Episode 456: WWF House Show - Madison Square Garden 7/12/86

July 17, 2017

In this episode of the Place to Be Podcast, Justin, Scott and Kelly Nelson are battling through the heat as they take a look back at the 7/12/86 Madison Square Garden house show!

The boys discuss an interesting face vs. face opener, a very memorable battle royal, the most pedantic match of all time, another referee botch that kills a hot match, the debut of Billy Jack Haynes, a feisty little Tag Team Title match, Maven's theme, more fun Harley Race offense, a fun hard hitting war between Greg Valentine and Junkyard Dog, a red hot cage match main event, the final MSG appearance of Bruno Sammartino for nearly three decades and more, including end of show awards!

So fire up this action-packed episode and join Scott, Justin & Kelly as it’s time for another edition of the PTB Podcast!

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