–A great movie-style preview of Goldust opens the show with Todd Pettengill narrating. Goldust says that he is ready for his close up and that has finally arrived on Superstars. Pettengill also says that they will show us the shocking footage of the 1-2-3 Kid’s heel turn on RAW.
–Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler, and Jim Ross are calling the action and they are concluding the tapings in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Continue reading →
–A video package hypes today’s big feature match between Dean Douglas and the 1-2-3 Kid. Will the Kid get sent to the principal’s office?
–Since this is the new fall season, Superstars gets a new theme song for the first time in more than a year, with it being a knockoff of the Monday Night Football theme asking “Are you ready?” The funny thing with an intro like this is that half the talent in it had quit or was released by January 1996 so they had to redo the lyrics, all of which were tied to a specific superstar. Continue reading →
–Footage of Kama beating up a Creature of the Night on Superstars is shown. The Undertaker’s battle with Tatanka is seen as the first opportunity for the Undertaker to get revenge for the attack. The Undertaker pledges to take Tatanka out to send a message to the Million Dollar Corporation and Kama.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are tonight’s commentary team and they are concluding the brief tapings in Worcester, Massachusetts. This is the “go home” show for SummerSlam and it the last to feature the old RAW opening that has been a staple for more than a year since the company would have a new one when they returned after the U.S. Open. Continue reading →
–Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill are in the booth and they are taped from Portland, Maine. This was the same site as the recent Superstars tapings as the company was reducing television tapings due to budget cuts. Continue reading →
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are in the booth and they are concluding the tapings in Wheeling, West Virginia. Hendrix relives his Freebird days by dancing to Michaels theme music in the announce booth. Continue reading →