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July 7, 1996

WCW Bash At The Beach 1996

Cewsh: We've covered a lot of historic events here at Cewsh Reviews, from Hogan vs. Andre to that time that Stacie Keibler had wrestling's first mid-match miscarriage. But among all of the great moments, this is perhaps the most important, so you know we had to cover it eventually. Adding to the fun, though, was that it was the first time either Mrs. Cewsh or I had actually seen this show. So our thoughts here are those of two people watching history unfold for the first time.

But mostly we just remember the crab camera.


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World Championship Wrestling Proudly Presents...

WCW Bash at the Beach 1996


Welcome, cats and kittens, to yet another installment of the historically relevant Cewsh Reviews! We have a special treat for you tonight as we plunge headfirst through the endless voids of time, emerging unkempt yet stoic in the fine year 1996. And oh, what a spectacular view it is. In 1996 Braveheart won the Academy Award for Best Picture, that whole OJ Simpson thing happened, Boris Yeltzin became Russia's first president, some dudes cloned a sheep and the pop charts were ruled by the Spice Girls and the fucking Macarena. And now we have traveled back to this magical year in search of another historical moment that helped to define 1996 in the minds of millions of wrestling fans around the world. July 7th, 1996 to be exact. The day the New World Order was born. A moment that has been written about time upon time upon time. But tonight is different. Tonight, it will be reviewed by two people who have not only never seen it before, but who have only a passing relationship with World Championship Wrestling in the first place. So get ready for the formation of the now, and indeed, for all of WCW in 1996, tackled from a different perspective. If nothing else, at least i'll finally have a chance to use this:

WEEP FOR THE FUTURE YE PERILOUS SOULS.

So without any further ado, let's do a motherfucking review!