November 2nd, 1998: After being humiliated by his son Shane last week, Vince McMahon sets out to establish his dominance by bullying wrestlers, commentators, and even a random celebrity backstage! Ken Shamrock puts his Intercontinental Title on the line against The Rock and, if "The People's Champ" doesn't become the actual champ, he will no longer be the #1 contender to the WWF Title. The New Age Outlaws & X-Pac team up to face the newly-formed stable which we now know is called The Brood. Mankind & Al Snow unite for the second week in a row to take on Oddities members Kurrgan & Golga. And speaking of Mankind, Mr. McMahon briefly pauses his reign of terror to give Mick Foley a special gift: the brand new WWF Hardcore Title! The still-injured Dan Severn confronts Owen Hart and accuses him of being The Blue Blazer, but Severn may be in for a surprise by the time the night is over. Val Venis goes one-on-one with Jeff Jarrett in a rematch from the previous night's episode of "Sunday Night Heat." The Headbangers square off against D'Lo Brown & Mark Henry, with the winning team getting a shot at The Outlaws' WWF Tag Team Titles. Road Warrior Hawk is scheduled to face fellow Legion of Doom member Droz.... but it appears that Hawk's personal demons have resurfaced. And on a related note, Steven Regal (who appears to be legitimately intoxicated) debuts his "Real Man's Man" gimmick on "Raw" against a mystery opponent. Plus, Kane goes on a rampage, a steel cage is mysteriously hanging over the ring, and Terri Runnels has a very special announcement!
Meanwhile on NBC, the nation's top television network airs a primetime special that reveals the quote-unquote "secrets" of pro wrestling, including one type of elderly fan that you may not expect...
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