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Saturday Night's Main Event

Episode #1.1 (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | Sport

The U.S. Express and Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat vs Nikolai Volkoff, the Iron Sheik, and George "The Animal" Steele, Hulk Hogan (with Mr. T) vs Bob Orton (with Rowdy Roddy Piper) for the WWF Championship, Wendi Richter (with Cyndi Lauper)...See moreThe U.S. Express and Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat vs Nikolai Volkoff, the Iron Sheik, and George "The Animal" Steele, Hulk Hogan (with Mr. T) vs Bob Orton (with Rowdy Roddy Piper) for the WWF Championship, Wendi Richter (with Cyndi Lauper) vs the Fabulous Moolah for the WWF Women's Championship, and Junkyard Dog vs the Duke of Dorchester. See less
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Writer
Vince McMahon (creator)
Status
Edit Released
Updated May 11, 1985

Release date
May 11, 1985 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Lou Albano
Captain Lou Albano Captain Lou Albano   See fewer
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Freddie Blassie
'Classy' Freddie Blassie 'Classy' Freddie Blassie   See fewer
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Richard Blood
Ricky Steamboat Ricky Steamboat   See fewer
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Ruth Bollea
Herself Herself   See fewer
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Pete Doherty
The Duke of Dorchester The Duke of Dorchester   See fewer
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Lillian Ellison
The Fabulous Moolah The Fabulous Moolah   See fewer
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Howard Finkel
Howard Finkel - Ring Announcer Howard Finkel - Ring Announcer   See fewer
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Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan Hulk Hogan   See fewer
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Dick Kroll
Himself - Referee Himself - Referee   See fewer
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Catrine Lauper
Herself Herself   See fewer
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Cyndi Lauper
Herself Herself   See fewer
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Vince McMahon
Vince McMahon Vince McMahon   See fewer
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Mr. T
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Gene Okerlund
'Mean' Gene Okerlund 'Mean' Gene Okerlund   See fewer
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Paul Orndorff
'Mr. Wonderful' Paul Orndorff 'Mr. Wonderful' Paul Orndorff   See fewer
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Bob Orton
'Cowboy' Bob Orton 'Cowboy' Bob Orton   See fewer
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Josip Peruzovic
Nikolai Volkoff Nikolai Volkoff   See fewer
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Roddy Piper
Rowdy Roddy Piper Rowdy Roddy Piper   See fewer
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Wendi Richter
Wendi Richter Wendi Richter   See fewer
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Bertha Ritter
Herself Herself   See fewer
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LaToya Ritter
Herself Herself   See fewer
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Sylvester Ritter
Junkyard Dog Junkyard Dog   See fewer
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Mike Rotunda
Mike Rotundo Mike Rotundo   See fewer
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George 'The Animal' Steele
George 'The Animal' Steele George 'The Animal' Steele   See fewer
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Khosrow Vaziri
The Iron Sheik The Iron Sheik   See fewer
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Jesse Ventura
Jesse 'The Body' Ventura Jesse 'The Body' Ventura   See fewer
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Barry Windham
Barry Windham Barry Windham   See fewer
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David Wolff
Himself (uncredited) Himself (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.9 / 10 | 14 votes