1996

1996
Monday Nitro – (1/1/1996, Atlanta, GA)
Hulk Hogan returns to the ring! Naturally, he’s getting a title shot.
Monday Nitro – (1/8/1996, Charleston, SC)
The Mega Powers reunite to take on the Horsemen! Oh boy.
Monday Nitro – (1/15/1996, Miami, FL)
What a conveniently loaded card to beat Raw in the ratings!
Monday Nitro – (1/22/1996, Las Vegas, NV)
Title changes galore!
Clash of the Champions XXXII – (1/23/1996, Las Vegas, NV)
Secret weapon overload!
Monday Nitro – (1/29/1996, Canton, OH)
Hogan jobs to a high-heel shoe!
Monday Nitro – (2/5/1996, Lakeland, FL)
The Road Warriors get their tag titles shot. See how it turns out!
Superbrawl VI – (2/11/1996, St. Petersburg, FL)
One good cage match, one bad cage match.
Monday Nitro – (2/12/1996, Tampa, FL)
Arn Anderson wins!
Monday Nitro – (2/19/1996, Salisbury, MD)
Booty Booty Booty Booty Booty Booty Booty Man!
Monday Nitro – (2/26/1996, Knoxville, TN)
Where’s the instructions to these handcuffs?!
Monday Nitro – (3/11/1996, Winston-Salem, NC)
This would have been so much cooler had the lumberjacks carried CHAINSAWS!
Monday Nitro – (3/18/1996, Chattanooga, TN)
The Alliance to End Hulkamania add two more monsters to the crew!
UnCeNSoReD – (3/24/1996, Tupelo, MS)
Only in WCW could a PPV start out so good and end so poorly.
Monday Nitro – (3/25/1996, Huntsville, AL)
The Giant teases a face turn?
Monday Nitro – (4/1/1996, Cleveland, OH)
Now that the high heel shoe business is DONE, they start throwing coffee?!
Monday Nitro – (4/15/1996, Charleston, WV)
Hey Lex, look out for that coffee! Whoops.
Monday Nitro – (4/22/1996, Albany, GA)
Giant reaches his boiling point with Ric Flair!
Monday Nitro – (4/29/1996, Albany, GA)
That mean, nasty, wart-infested Giant finds a champion who *will* job clean for him.
Monday Nitro – (5/6/1996, Daytona Beach, FL)
You can’t really blame Luger for not wanting to wrestle the Giant. He’s a big guy.
Monday Nitro – (5/13/1996, Nashville, TN)
Lex Luger shows up for his title shot! FINALLY!
Slamboree – (5/19/1996, Baton Rouge, LA)
More midcarders than a Charlotte unemployment line.
Monday Nitro – (5/20/1996, Monroe, LA)
What can be sweeter than 90 minutes of Nitro? Wait, don’t answer that.
Monday Nitro – (5/27/1996, Macon, GA)
“You know who I am, but you don’t know why I’m here.”
Monday Nitro – (6/3/1996, Asheville, NC)
Sting stands up for WCW.
Monday Nitro – (6/10/1996, Wheeling, WV)
Somewhere Kevin Nash’s third grade English teacher is a little upset.
Great American Bash – (6/16/1996, Baltimore, MD)
You don’t jack these guys around.
Monday Nitro – (6/17/1996, Richmond, VA)
Randy Savage gets reinstated and he goes right after Flair!
Monday Nitro – (6/24/1996, Charlotte, NC)
Hall and Nash scare people with baseball bats!
Monday Nitro – (7/1/1996, Landover, MD)
ATTICA! ATTICA! ATTICA!
Bash at the Beach – (7/7/1996, Daytona Beach, FL)
Witness the reinvention of Hulk Hogan!
Monday Nitro – (7/8/1996, Orlando, FL)
Sting and Randy Savage react to the end of Hulkamania.
Monday Nitro – (7/15/1996, Orlando, FL)
When Luger has no back up, the nWo attack!
Monday Nitro – (7/22/1996, Orlando, FL)
Where is Ric Flair? Is he joining up with the nWo?! BASELESS ACCUSATIONS~!
Monday Nitro – (7/29/1996, Orlando, FL)
The nWo use Rey Mysterio in a game of darts!
Monday Nitro – (8/5/1996, Orlando, FL)
So the nWo beats up Flair’s best friend? Flair beats up Hogan’s best friend.
Hog Wild – (8/10/1996, Sturgis, SD)
The future of WCW rests on the shoulders of a GIANT!
Monday Nitro – (8/12/1996, Casper, WY)
The Four Horsemen make the save for Sting and Luger?!
Clash of the Champions XXXIII – (8/15/1996, Denver, CO)
Flair vs. Hogan! This one’s for Arn Anderson!
Monday Nitro – (8/19/1996, Huntsville, AL)
Sting & Lex have a surprise for us! Try not to get too excited though.
Monday Nitro – (8/26/1996, Palmetto, FL)
Ted DiBiase shows us how many fingers he has, but what does it all mean?
Monday Nitro – (9/2/1996, Chattanooga, TN)
The Giant sells out to the nWo!
Monday Nitro – (9/9/1996, Columbus, GA)
Now Sting joins the nWo? WHAAAAT!
Fall Brawl – (9/15/1996, Winston-Salem, NC)
WCW pays for their sins in Wargames.
Monday Nitro – (9/16/1996, Asheville, NC)
1+2+3=Syxx!
Monday Nitro – (9/23/1996, Birmingham, AL)
While WCW’s away, the nWo will play.
Monday Nitro – (9/30/1996, Cleveland, OH)
‘Nasty Nick’ makes his TV debut long before his father thought he knew best.
Monday Nitro – (10/7/1996, Savannah, GA)
If the Giant just took your title belt, you’d just let him have it too.
Monday Nitro – (10/14/1996, Memphis, TN)
Elizabeth says some stuff and Randy gets all upset. Gripping television.
Monday Nitro – (10/21/1996, Mankato, MN)
Black leather = sad?
Halloween Havoc – (10/27/1996, Las Vegas, NV)
The nWo keeps on rollin’, rollin’, rollin’. Roddy Piper comes to change all that.
Monday Nitro – (10/28/1996, Phoenix, AZ)
Hogan comes out and talks some garbage!
Monday Nitro – (11/4/1996, Grand Rapids, MI)
Hogan comes out and talks some more garbage! Just like last week!
Monday Nitro – (11/11/1996, St. Petersburg, FL)
Roddy Piper says, “I’M YOUR MAN!”
Monday Nitro – (11/18/1996, Florence, SC)
Eric Bischoff makes the murky world of WCW just a little bit clearer.
World War 3 – (11/24/1996, Norfolk, VA)
What do you mean exactly when you say that the Giant can *palm* Rey Mysterio?
Monday Nitro – (11/25/1996, Salisbury, MD)
Let the U.S. title tournament begin! Can we not get some brackets here?
Monday Nitro – (12/2/1996, Dayton, OH)
This week, Sting shows WCW a little loyalty.
Monday Nitro – (12/9/1996, Charlotte, NC)
Bat Fight!
Monday Nitro – (12/16/1996, Pensacola, FL)
Arn Anderson takes on the Taskmaster while Chris Benoit is away with Sullivan’s wife in Germany.
Monday Nitro – (12/23/1996, Macon, GA)
Roddy Piper confronts Hollywood Hogan with fists!
Starrcade – (12/29/1996, Nashville, TN)
Lex Luger gives WCW its first victory over the new World order.
Monday Nitro – (12/30/1996, Knoxville, TN)
GIANT WANT TITLE SHOT!
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