#167 – The OSWP Holiday Office Party 2015

This year for the holidays Dre and the Black Cat review two classic tag team matches. The first is a hot match from RAW in 1997 between the team of Owen Hart and the British Bulldog against the unlikely duo of Steve Austin and Shawn Michaels. The second match is a gem from Memphis in 1984 РThe Rock n Roll Express vs Randy Savage and Lanny Poffo! In the second half the Macho Claus stops by to read a story, the guys get a letter from the Atomic Elbow, and Dre and the Black Cat do their annual gift exchange!

This episode has been archived in the Season 6 digital box set available for $9.99 at the OSWP Merch Store!


  1. Johnny Superfecta says:

    Sweet xmas ep.

    I agree that Lanny Poffo didn’t have the career he perhaps might have–I thought he was really good in this match, and he definitely had some kind of charisma that connected with me when I was little. My mum took me to a WWF show at Maple Leaf Gardens sometime in the ’80s, and the single thing I remember about it now (aside from the clouds of cigarette smoke in the upper section where we were) is that Leaping Lanny Poffo was there, and that’s because I was super excited to see him for whatever reason; his antics on WWF TV must have really struck a chord with me.

    I almost never comment, but let me just say that this podcast is one of my favourite things; thanks, and a happy 2016 to you both.

  2. MaskedGeorgiaJobber says:

    I’ve been having a blast listening to your podcast and remembering watching some of this stuff for the first time during the ’80s and ’90s. I’m 37 now, so some of it played out differently in my 8 or 9 year old brain than it does now. I grew up watching a lot of territory stuff from different areas courtesy of WTBS in Atlanta, as well as the weekly Superstars of Wrestling marathon that ran every Saturday night/Sunday morning on Atlanta UHF station WATL 36. The show was basically a longer (8 hour) edition of Pro Wrestling this Week hosted by Joe Pedicino and Bonnie Blackstone (and later Paul Heyman as Paul E Dangerously) on which tapes of different territory TVs were shown. Wish I would’ve taped this unique program as it seems to be lost to time by now. I really enjoyed your coverage of the 1986 PWTW episode, which was part of my required Sat. night viewing as a kid. Just purchased the season 4 box set and looking forward to working my way backward thru the archives! By the way, I’m a credible source of info for questions regarding a lot of the old Southern territories – GA, Memphis, Continental, etc. Thanks again for the fun listens!