The Story of RoboCop in WCW

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With the WWF attracting a wider age demographic during the early 90s, WCW felt they had to begin appealing to a more youthful audience. The WWF had characters such as Hulk Hogan and The Ultimate Warrior; larger than life characters who looked like they were ripped straight from a comic book. WCW, in many ways, had appealed to an older demographic during the 80s with a more "no nonsense" style of professional wrestling. At Captial Combat 1990 however, WCW would get a little whacky when RoboCop made an appearance. Yes, RoboCop in WCW.
Sting had joined the Four Horsemen in late 1989 but when the Stinger wouldn't give up his title shot against Ric Flair, he was ejected from the group. Sting also suffered an injury that would keep him on the shelf for a little while.. so backup was needed. A few phone calls from the heads of Turner Entertainment resulted in RoboCop coming to save Sting at the Captial Combat show. This video covers RoboCop's appearance on this WCW PPV event.
#WCW #Wrestling #RoboCop

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  1. azapro911
    azapro911
    3 ditë më parë

    "Here comes Robocop, Bob!" You could feel part of Jim Ross' wrestling soul dying with those words.

  2. Devin McEachern
    Devin McEachern
    6 ditë më parë

    0:15 Nice remix to the _RoboCop_ theme song.

  3. Jon Malbrough
    Jon Malbrough
    21 ditë më parë

    Thank you for this one

  4. John Cap
    John Cap
    29 ditë më parë

    " No blowing up Ole Anderson" LOLOLOLOL great Video as always. In all seriousness that was great storytelling and booking between Flair, Sting, Funk and Muta. And then mixing a face Sting in with a heel Horsemen group. great until RoboCop shows up lol.

  5. Bobby Farmer
    Bobby Farmer
    Muaj më parë

    It was fun to see RoboCop in wcw and Peter weller was trendmous as the cyborg cop

  6. jojo beware
    jojo beware
    Muaj më parë

    RoboCop saw the 4 Horsemen and said "come quietly or there'll be trouble."

  7. Jared Quinney
    Jared Quinney
    Muaj më parë

    Now Robocop is fighting in Mortal Kombat 11

  8. gst013
    gst013
    Muaj më parë

    Stupid though it was, I get why WCW would do this. A massive Hollywood movie icon would come to their show. Potentially cool and buzzworthy, even if the idea of a robot doing something in wrestling was physically ridiculous. But for the movie producers, what's to be gained? Your character goes on the second class wrestling show in America and looks useless and immobile. Luckily for them, almost no one saw this 😅

  9. bigsteed007
    bigsteed007
    Muaj më parë

    I’m going to say based on the pictures and video shown, there is no way in hell that’s Peter Weller in that suit!

  10. Michael Martinez
    Michael Martinez
    Muaj më parë

    I thought robo cop was real

  11. J Cowan
    J Cowan
    Muaj më parë

    At least the suit looked good!

  12. Andrew Blanchard
    Andrew Blanchard
    Muaj më parë

    I built ROBOCOP on 1 of my Ps2 WWE S v R game

  13. Bobbywoodhogan
    Bobbywoodhogan
    Muaj më parë

    What is frustrating is Capital Combat was a great event with some fantastic matches

  14. RETRO BILL CHANNEL
    RETRO BILL CHANNEL
    2 muaj më parë

    He's also appearing in mk 11

  15. Freshly Snipes
    Freshly Snipes
    2 muaj më parë

    My wrestling history might be fuzzy. But didn't RoboCop slam Andre the Giant on an aircraft carrier in the middle of the pacific after climbing down from a helicopter? Good times.

  16. Robert Herter
    Robert Herter
    2 muaj më parë

    But sadly WCW went away many years ago but it did bring WWF to its knees

  17. Mr. Tangle VS The World
    Mr. Tangle VS The World
    2 muaj më parë

    So I found this at a garage sell. So I told the seller that I'd buy that for a dollar, and laughed like a maniac. 🤑

    1. Dubuya Jay
      Dubuya Jay
      2 muaj më parë

      Did he sell it to you?

  18. taiwan arnold
    taiwan arnold
    2 muaj më parë

    Does it Does it hurt Good night sweet prince haha 😄

  19. Paul Anderson
    Paul Anderson
    2 muaj më parë

    A full 10 years later and We Can't Wrestle or World's Crappest Wresting still never learned a single thing. I actually thought looking at the title we were about to be entertained by another gaff by Ted Turner and Eric Bischoff in 1998. Turns out it even predates the Monday Night War by some years.

  20. Diontae Daughtry
    Diontae Daughtry
    2 muaj më parë

    Should've gotten Batman he would've kicked some major ass in WCW

  21. DJ Danny D
    DJ Danny D
    2 muaj më parë

    I can promise you it’s not peter weller inside that costume, he spent months perfecting the movements for robocop and you can clearly see who ever is in the suit can’t control it, plus he hated wearing so wouldn’t unless he had to

  22. DerkuiDerkui
    DerkuiDerkui
    2 muaj më parë

    I remember that PPV and I wanted Robocop to tombstone piledriver the horsemen into oblivion, but I was a kid then so...

  23. S S
    S S
    2 muaj më parë

    😂😂

  24. Grant Hedley
    Grant Hedley
    2 muaj më parë

    The could have had one of the Aliens come in - at least they can move a lot easier than good old Robo

  25. rory Sacchetti
    rory Sacchetti
    2 muaj më parë

    Take shot every time he says robo cop

  26. Jax243
    Jax243
    2 muaj më parë

    Back when CAWs showed up every other week on live television

  27. The Dummy
    The Dummy
    2 muaj më parë

    Oh yea I remember watching all robocop in theaters as a kid and definitely remember the cartoon & toys an definitely my brother & me had those toys lol

  28. Cmdr Ghost Donkey
    Cmdr Ghost Donkey
    2 muaj më parë

    uncreative people trying to be creative, that's when stuff goes downhill

  29. TheAverageGrunt
    TheAverageGrunt
    2 muaj më parë

    "Adam West's Batman made an appearance in Memphis" .............. Excuse me what?

  30. tacoma171
    tacoma171
    2 muaj më parë

    I remember loving it at as a kid. Lol

  31. MrDrokkul
    MrDrokkul
    2 muaj më parë

    I would love to see Robocop do a shooting star press off the top...of a cage.

  32. BlackMage Felix
    BlackMage Felix
    2 muaj më parë

    The Muppets hosting Raw was one of the better guest hosts in my opinion.

  33. HereIsWisdom 1318
    HereIsWisdom 1318
    2 muaj më parë

    When Sting said Ric Flair better watchoit, cuz ROBOCOP, i was like “how lame”, and i was like 12!!

  34. Syed Hashmi
    Syed Hashmi
    2 muaj më parë

    Sting 😍

  35. Lee O Nardo
    Lee O Nardo
    2 muaj më parë

    They could have done this small live appearance during the show and then when Robocop left turn a tapes segment where he does fight them. But I suppose that's too simple?

    1. Ray Venkman
      Ray Venkman
      2 muaj më parë

      You’d be making Jim Herd look like a bigger gobshite if that had happened.

  36. Zeitgeistmusic997
    Zeitgeistmusic997
    2 muaj më parë

    These idiots did not know why the WWF was successful and they mimicked the worst parts in idiotic fashion. This junk and the shock master. Just morons who didn't understand how that cartoon wrestling was selling.....the reason it sold was a reason they couldn't see because it was an indictment on their fortitude....the WWF only sold cause Vince McMahon had balls and wasn't a loser who agreed to a weak gentleman's agreement. He went balls to the walls to take a national stake. These losers were all trying to squat on their territories to keep others out. That's weak and shows a lack of tenacity. It's the mark of losers who weren't able to make it and just squatted on what they had. They were protecting their weaknesses while Mr. McMahon went to thrive and the universe awarded him. It's as complicated but straight forward as that...these morons couldn't admit they were wussies and deluded themselves stuff like this was why he was successful...no, and actually that's why wrestling was almost dead until the NWO angle saved it. The most visible product was one that was off putting to kayfabe entrenched wrestling fans. Imagine thinking the Junkyard Dog was blinded and couldn't see his daughter be born and then you a clown wrestling a repo man in a domino mask like it was Halloween. Yeah, one or 2 times you will have to watch it but eventually you will feel like your intelligence has been insulted for decades. In less than ten years that idiotic type of wrestling almost killed a thriving business and those wussies were helping kill their business by copying it.

  37. Patrick Peralta
    Patrick Peralta
    2 muaj më parë

    RoboCop in WCW was a Stupid idea, what moron thought it was a good idea. I felt sorry for all the wrestlers involved in the angle.

  38. Ejay420
    Ejay420
    2 muaj më parë

    Robocop in wcw 😆 Robocop in mk11 😲

  39. DWhite 24
    DWhite 24
    2 muaj më parë

    Cheap ass suit 😂

  40. Gary V
    Gary V
    2 muaj më parë

    Should have had the 4 horsemen somehow maneuver Robocop to get caught in the cage. Then he could break out. And the horsemen could run away. But judging by that flimsy costume that never would have worked.

  41. Rey Casiano
    Rey Casiano
    2 muaj më parë

    Jesus, this is so cringe 😂

  42. MrRodzilla
    MrRodzilla
    2 muaj më parë

    they should have brought back robocop to fight the nWo and then he joins the nwo wolfpac

  43. Brian McDubb
    Brian McDubb
    2 muaj më parë

    you left out, i think the most recent dumb appearance in wwe, scooby doo. in 2014 with sin cara and i think 2016 with r-truth and golddust.

  44. Kenneth Flagler jr
    Kenneth Flagler jr
    2 muaj më parë

    Honestly I think the chuck norris wwf appearance in survivor series was cool

  45. TheMiguel
    TheMiguel
    3 muaj më parë

    Wow cornette was involved in this and he criticises AEW..

  46. MikeMcK
    MikeMcK
    3 muaj më parë

    To be fair, had I known Robocop was supposed to appear on another wrestling promotion I was unaware of as a kid, I would have certainly looked for it. They’d have gained a viewer. Whether they would have keep me though.....

  47. tim
    tim
    3 muaj më parë

    Omg I remember watching this when I was little XD

  48. Mr ICanTakeAPunch
    Mr ICanTakeAPunch
    3 muaj më parë

    WCW should have also brought in the Terminator. Robocop and Terminator could have had a Cage Match

  49. Sherm Hart
    Sherm Hart
    3 muaj më parë

    This was awesome

  50. Clay3613
    Clay3613
    3 muaj më parë

    Then later the WWF/WWE had Trump and 'The Terminator' aka Arnold on it's show.

  51. Melo eastside G 1974
    Melo eastside G 1974
    3 muaj më parë

    13:12 😂😂😂

  52. Christophe 'Frog' Starling
    Christophe 'Frog' Starling
    3 muaj më parë

    It's ok he's now in MK11 😁🐸🤘

  53. WARFACE
    WARFACE
    3 muaj më parë

    Did they have a video game out at this time? If so they should have made Robocop a playable character.

  54. Kia Will
    Kia Will
    3 muaj më parë

    I remember that pay per view I was there when I was a kid

  55. jimmyju76
    jimmyju76
    3 muaj më parë

    Remember that was so funny

  56. jimmyju76
    jimmyju76
    3 muaj më parë

    Turner!

  57. Eli
    Eli
    3 muaj më parë

    Having RoboCop in WCW was allot better than the Muppets in WWE lol😀

  58. Israel Garza
    Israel Garza
    3 muaj më parë

    Dead or alive your getting stung wooooooo!!!!

  59. Crane
    Crane
    3 muaj më parë

    If Robocop showed up 8-9 years later, maybe we could've seen him challenge Goldberg and his streak

  60. RADICAL ROBOT
    RADICAL ROBOT
    3 muaj më parë

    That Sting makeup variations back then 🔥

  61. Toni Stark
    Toni Stark
    3 muaj më parë

    Oh Lord not Robocop

  62. Gaming History Source
    Gaming History Source
    3 muaj më parë

    You just knew the end was near.

  63. Gonzalo C.A.
    Gonzalo C.A.
    3 muaj më parë

    OCP's Old Man character was based on Jim Herd.

  64. Don Hill
    Don Hill
    3 muaj më parë

    Oh, WCW. Does the WWF/WWE have a single moment that's as embarrassing as Robocop, The Shockmaster or Yeti?

  65. Johnny Cage
    Johnny Cage
    3 muaj më parë

    Robocop found better fame in Mortal Kombat. Lol @ Sting theme like the ultimate warrior

  66. Jeffrey Coogan
    Jeffrey Coogan
    3 muaj më parë

    I can't help but wonder how many pro wrestling fans at that time knew that Sting and the Ultimate Warrior were once a tag team.

  67. Whats shakin Bacon! Nothin Just Sizzlin! Bars!
    Whats shakin Bacon! Nothin Just Sizzlin! Bars!
    3 muaj më parë

    Robocop vs Shockmaster main event Bash at The Beach is the match we wouldn't want to see.

  68. Mrs Voorhees
    Mrs Voorhees
    3 muaj më parë

    The only way I'm watching wrestling again is if Robocop makes his return

  69. Mark M
    Mark M
    3 muaj më parë

    Lol I forgot this was a thing 🤣...man the late 90s/early 2000s were a simpler time!

  70. REALshit81
    REALshit81
    3 muaj më parë

    WCW Heavyeight Champion: Robocop: Drop it.

  71. ricky sanchez
    ricky sanchez
    3 muaj më parë

    Wcw has had the most laughable gimmicks and blunders in wrestling history, more than wwf, and even ecw! If ya smeeeeelllll what the juice is cookin'

  72. Mykal Wagner
    Mykal Wagner
    3 muaj më parë

    Robocop and David Arquette were the moments I realized WCW was a joke!

  73. GEEKICIDAL TENDENCIES
    GEEKICIDAL TENDENCIES
    3 muaj më parë

    FACT: Peter Weller has never TOUCHED a Robocop costume since his final day of Shooting RoboCOP 2....Even so far as saying "Robocop 2 was the worst experience of his LIFE"..... FACT: MIKE ATKINS a former wrestler is the Feller dawning the costume at the CAPITOL PUNISHMENT PPV.

  74. Robert Mackey
    Robert Mackey
    3 muaj më parë

    I actually enjoyed this as a kid.

  75. Charles Davis
    Charles Davis
    3 muaj më parë

    Listening to one of Jim Cornettes' podcasts he said that it wasn't Peter Weller but some other guy. Apparently it was the actual suit but the leg coming apart like that makes me wonder. Wardrobe malfunction I guess.

  76. Young Davis 90
    Young Davis 90
    3 muaj më parë

    I Love Sting and Robocop but together it’s madness

  77. Young Davis 90
    Young Davis 90
    3 muaj më parë

    Good vid new sub 👍🏾

  78. CALi CARLOS
    CALi CARLOS
    3 muaj më parë

    bro I'm dead :) even a simple tasking as walking made the costume fall apart 2 more minuets & he probably would of been standing there looking like robo cop at the end of the movie

  79. majinsnake
    majinsnake
    3 muaj më parë

    At 5:37, the first row at the far right with the white t-shirt and baige color jacket looks like kevin arnold's brother from The Wonder Years. Jason Hervey. Jason Hervery also played the younger brother of Michael J Fox's mother from Back to the Future.

  80. ShenaniTims
    ShenaniTims
    3 muaj më parë

    I’d believe Cornette here. As soon as RoboCop was brought up, I thought, “Uh, well Turner owns a TV station so there was probably some kind of rights deal mixed in there.”

  81. Andrew Machado
    Andrew Machado
    3 muaj më parë

    They should have had Robocop pull his gun out on the horsemen. Lol

  82. Wilson Tan
    Wilson Tan
    3 muaj më parë

    "Dead or alive ,you're coming with me"

  83. PAGoTribe1963
    PAGoTribe1963
    3 muaj më parë

    i was at Capital Combat '90 and for the life of me I don't remember RoboCop being there. Senility, I guess.

  84. Stevie Jo
    Stevie Jo
    3 muaj më parë

    I don't think it was Weller as RoboCop on any of this

  85. Stevie Jo
    Stevie Jo
    3 muaj më parë

    Dead or Alive, Your coming with me!

  86. TheJaguar1983
    TheJaguar1983
    3 muaj më parë

    I enjoyed the Muppets on Raw. The Beaker and Sheamus segment was very memorable

  87. Tucheh Stone
    Tucheh Stone
    3 muaj më parë

    Yeah, that was one gigantic CF! Jim Herd was the most incompetent pro wrestling executive in the history of pro wrestling.

  88. Shelby Khan
    Shelby Khan
    3 muaj më parë

    Love robocop

  89. Mauro Barrera
    Mauro Barrera
    3 muaj më parë

    I remember when robocop was in wcw at the time i thought it was pretty cool. Seeing it now in 2020 it makes me think I was a dumbass 😂

  90. Mekon Headed Freak
    Mekon Headed Freak
    3 muaj më parë

    God bless Arn for selling this abortion as best he could. Sid actually thought Robocop was a real cyborg. He said in an interview with Hannibal, "He had a malfunction that day..."

  91. jb888888888
    jb888888888
    3 muaj më parë

    Wait wasn't one of Robocop's abilities to climb and go down stairs? Unlike the ED209.

  92. William HUTTO
    William HUTTO
    3 muaj më parë

    Whoever came up with this idea should have been fired the moment it came out of their mouth... Kevin Sullivan's dungeon of whatever was pretty dumb but this was was just the dumbest wrestling idea ever...it surprise me that any of the wrestler's went along with this stupidity especially the horsemen and Sting

  93. Dynamic Voltage
    Dynamic Voltage
    3 muaj më parë

    "Drop it, creep!" :::drops steel chair:::

  94. Daniel Mankowski
    Daniel Mankowski
    3 muaj më parë

    Promotional Consideration paid for by the following: Magnavolt NukeEm Sunblock 5000 Cobra Assault Cannon, State of the Art Bang Bang!

  95. Captain Caveman
    Captain Caveman
    3 muaj më parë

    RoboCop was a dumb movie, anyway. My dad took me to see it because he was such a Peter Weller fan, and I think he's a lousy actor! I had to put up with my dad watching Buckaroo Banzai over-and-over again and I had endure the dreadful, deadpan "I'm not acting" school of acting Weller comes from, and I'm sorry---give me Willaim Shatner's "over-acting" over that garbage, anyday!

    1. ricky sanchez
      ricky sanchez
      3 muaj më parë

      Shatner was definitely worse than peter weller.

  96. eyes open
    eyes open
    3 muaj më parë

    Definitely not Peter Weller! perhaps it was the stand-in for the movie because there was a second guy with his own suit for the stunts.

  97. Chadwick White
    Chadwick White
    3 muaj më parë

    Robopig and WCW. Boy oh boy. Eric Bischoff could have done this MUCH BETTER.

  98. u cookin?
    u cookin?
    3 muaj më parë

    id watch movie reviews if you did them

  99. Justin Clark
    Justin Clark
    3 muaj më parë

    😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴😴

  100. Richard Manuel
    Richard Manuel
    3 muaj më parë

    Was it Peter Weller

    1. Marlon
      Marlon
      3 muaj më parë

      Cornette said it was