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The Best and Worst of WWE Raw is our signature column and the retro Best and Worst of WCW Monday Nitro reports are the most fun thing we do, so we thought hey, why not combine the two? Every Monday morning I’ll be revisiting an old episode of Raw and making as many jokes about it as possible before succumbing to the horribleness of Rob Bartlett. You can find a writeup of episode 1 in the UPROXX Sports archives, but trust me, you barely have to watch these early shows in order.
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Worst: Let’s Kick Things Off With A Timely Sinead O’Connor Reference
Urban Mongo Rob Bartlett makes sure this week’s episode is as dated as possible by tearing up a photo of Bobby Heenan and saying “fight the real enemy.” If you’re 20 years old and none of that’s ringing a bell, he’s referencing Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O’Connor’s controversial performance on Saturday Night Live wherein she tore up a picture of the Pope and torpedoed her career. To put it into perspective, imagine your children watching Raw 20 years from now and wondering what the f*ck a “grumpy cat” is.