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Episode 31: Dory Funk Jr., Florida 1982 & Favorite Pizza Places

Episode 31 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has pulled into the station! And in this special edition of the show, we take a look back to Florida in 1982. Was it Florida’s last great year as a promotion? To help us out, we called the booker…the world champion Dory Funk Jr himself to discuss that year, and what made David Von Erich so great!!  Plus we each offer our top 5 places to get a good pizza!

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Episode 30: 1980’s Matches, Paul Jones & Ice Cream Shops

Episode 30 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has landed! And in this episode we are back to discussing Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s–with not one but two of his top 20 matches of the decade! That, plus they take a look at the life and time of the recently departed #1, Paul Jones. And they offer their top 5 ice cream spots to visit!

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Episode 29: Unsolved Murders & Disappearances

Episode 29 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and in this episode, we truly will Break Kayfabe on Life….and death! Because we are going outside the box to take a look at our top 5 unsolved murders and disappearances! Its a SPECIAL EDITION!!

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Episode 28: Greatest Tag Teams

Episode 28 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has landed with the force of a Bobby Eaton legdrop off the top rope!! And its time for a SPECIAL edition of the show……no not THAT one, in this one Barry and Jeff discuss their choices for the greatest tag teams of all time! Did your own personal choice get mentioned? Check it out and see!!

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Episode 27: Scott McGhee & 1980’s Matches

Episode 27 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has arrived! Its a special “wrestling only” episode as we examine two more matches that “should’ve been” on Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s, and….. Jeff & Barry have a conversation with two time Florida heavyweight title holder Scott McGhee!! He discusses all sorts of things, like training with Karl Gotch, teaming in Japan with Andre the Giant, and where the Dynamite Kid would take someone recovering from a long hospital stay!

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Episode 26: 1980’s Matches & Best/Worst Restaurants

Episode 26 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here! On this episode, we discuss two more matches that people have said should’ve been in Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s, including one match that Jeff says belonged in the top 30!! All that plus we discuss our choices for the top 5 best and worst sit down chain restaurants!

Matches discussed:
– Jerry Lawler vs Bill Dundee 12/31/85
– Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch vs Jack & Jerry Brisco 12/28/84

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Episode 25: 1980’s Matches & Nude Scenes

Episode 25 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has arrived! And on this episode, we are going to check 3 matches that listeners suggested that SHOULD have been in my top 100 of the 80’s! All that plus we discuss the anniversary of the deaths of some legends, and finally…..we take a look at our top five favorite nude scenes in mainstream movies! That’s right, who did the best job of getting naked???

Matches discussed:
– Buddy Rose vs Dynamite Kid from 9/4/83
– Jerry Lawler vs Dutch Mantel from 3/29/82
– Jack Brisco vs Roddy Piper from 7/7/82

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Episode 24: John McAdam, 80’s Matches & Creepy Movies

Episode 24 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has arrived! On this episode, we are going to be taking a look at two more matches that did NOT make Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s. Joining us to discuss one of those matches is John McAdam, who makes his 2nd appearance on the podcast! Plus, we will look at a couple of forgotten angles, Jeff discuss the demise of Toys R Us and his top 5 memories of working there….and, we will each offer our top 5 CREEPY movies….non-horror. Ya know, movies that had scenes that just skeeved you out!

Matches discussed:
– Bob Backlund vs Adrian Adonis (1/18/82 in MSG)
– Ric Flair vs Ricky Morton (April or May of 1986)

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Episode 23: 1980’s Matches & Favorite Fast Food Restaurants

Episode 23 of Breaking Kayfabe hasn’t landed–it escaped! And on this episode, we are taking a look at some matches that did NOT make Jeff’s Top 100 Matches Of The 1980’s list! That’s right, someone thinks Jeff was wrong!  And besides that, we will reveal what possibly will be our most controversial top 5 list EVER! We are revealing our choices for the best AND worst fast food restaurants!!

Matches discussed include:
– Jerry Lawler & Sweet Brown Sugar vs Bobby Eaton & Sabu from 1/17/83 in Memphis
– The Moondogs vs Jackie Fargo & Stan Lane from 5/9/83 in Memphis
– Bob Backlund vs Ken Patera from 5/19/80 in MSG

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Episode 22: 1980’s Matches & Underrated Promo Guys

Episode 22 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here! And on this episode, we take a look at two of Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s, plus we discuss a classic older film featuring one of Barry’s longtime secret crushes, and…we each cut a promo on our top 5 most UNDERRATED promo guys in wrestling! No Jim Cornette’s, or Bobby Heenan, or the Rock…..we are talking UNDERRATED here!!

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