Tag Archives: Bob Roop

Episode 87: Wrestling With Parenting

Episode 87 of Breaking Kayfabe is here and we’ve got more color than Bobby Heenan on an Apter magazine cover during the 70’s! And on this episode, we will look at another CWF top 25 angle with special guest Bob Roop as we discuss the mysterious Gladiator that appeared in CWF rings, we take a look at a match from the WWA from 1975 with Dick the Bruiser, the Crusher & Little Bruiser vs The Blackjacks & Pretty Boy Bobby Heenan, our Movie of the Week is a Hitchcock classic and for the first time ever…..we break kayfabe on PARENTING! Legitimate social issues! You don’t get this variety on every show folks!!

Photo of The Blackjacks with Bobby Heenan by Brian Bukantis / Arena Publishing

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Episode 74: DiBiase vs. Slater & More Bob Roop

Episode 74 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has arrived and Barry has already placed this one in his top 3 of alltime! On this episode we take a look back at a match between two HOFers from 1982, discuss our Movie of the Week and, conclude our interview with Bob Roop! We are making friends and influencing people!

Match reviewed:
Dick Slater vs Ted Dibiase from Houston on 11/19/82

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Episode 73: Match Of the Week & Bob Roop

Episode 73 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and, to quote Bette Davis….strap yourself in because it’s going to be a bumpy ride! This might be our most controversial episode ever! Bob Roop comes on to discuss the Knoxville 5 video! We have our new segment “match of the week” and our movie of the week is ultra violent and features lots of sex! Yep, its a Barry Rose selection!

Match of the week: Ricky Steamboat vs Jimmy Snuka from 6/3/81 in Japan

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Episode 55: A Look At Dick Slater

Episode 55 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and its a special wrestling intensive edition as we discuss the life and times of….the late Dick Slater. Joining us on this episode are Steve Keirn, who was a high school friend of Slater’s before they got into wrestling & Bob Roop, who was in Florida when Slater first started.

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Episode 21: Bob Roop

Episode 21 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here! And on this special edition, Jeff & Barry sit and talk with…..Bob Roop! Thats right “the All American Backjumper”, as Gordon Solie used to call him, joins us to discuss the anniversary of the death of Bobby Shane and the events of that evening, the incident at the Sportatorium where Bob stretched a young “wrestler” and hold on to your hats as Bob discusses going to Iraq and wrestling in front of Sadaam Hussein–with weapons pointed AT HIM!

Bob Roop photo courtesy of Pete Lederberg (plmathfoto@hotmail.com)

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