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Pro Wrestling Repackaged

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Pro Wrestling Repackaged is a podcast dedicated to wrestling-related TV shows! Join hosts Tessa Altman and Chris Maffei as they discuss shows like Young Rock, Heels, The Big Show Show, and GLOW - plus some occasional looks at movies and other wrestling-related media!

28 Episodes | 2021

Heels S01E08 - Double Turn

October 20th, 2021


It's time to crown the new champion! In this episode, Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 8 of Heels, "Double Turn," in which the DWL is about to meet its biggest crowd yet while also facing some typical Spade …

Heels S01E07 - The Big Bad Fish Man

October 8th, 2021


What's Jack Spade doing in the Dystopia Zone?! In this episode, Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 7 of Heels, "The Big Bad Fish Man," in which …

Heels S01E06 - House Show

September 23rd, 2021


Regrets, Duffy's had a few. In this episode, Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 6 of Heels, "House Show," in which the pressure's on for Jack to boost ticket sales for the South Georgia State Fair, Rooster's being …

Heels S01E05 - Swerve

September 16th, 2021


Hey, what's that garbage doing in the ring? Oh, wait, it's just Ace Spade. In this episode, Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 5 of Heels, "Swerve," in which Jack has a shot at getting the DWL in the South Georgia …

Heels S01E04 - Cutting Promos

September 9th, 2021


Who wants to play with Wild Bill?! In this episode, Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 4 of Heels, "Cutting Promos," in which Wild Bill must face the aftermath of his very public meltdown, Jack hopes to bring the …

Heels S01E03 - Cheap Heat

September 2nd, 2021


To turn or not to turn? That is the question. In this episode, Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 3 of Heels, "Cheap Heat," in which Ace tries to win back the fans at the Duffy Dome, Rooster gets frustrated with …

Heels S01E02 - Dusty Finish

August 26th, 2021


How much Wild Bill is too much Wild Bill? In this episode, Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 2 of Heels, "Dusty Finish," in which Jack, Ace, and the rest of the DWL roster must deal with the fallout from the …

Heels S01E01 - Kayfabe

August 19th, 2021


Welcome to Duffy Wrestling League! In this episode, Chris and Tessa talk about the series premiere of Heels, in which Jack Spade and Ace Spade square off for the DWL Championship and someone goes off script!

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Heels Season 1 Preview & Trailer Reaction

August 11th, 2021


With the series premiere of Heels approaching, Chris and Tessa share some of their early thoughts and expectations for the show, as well as discuss the Season 1 trailer!

Heels premieres on August 15, 2021 on Starz.

The Big Show Show - Season Review (Bonus Episode)

August 4th, 2021


WELLLLLLL...IT'S THE BIG SHOW...Show? In this bonus episode, Chris and Tessa discuss the Netflix original sitcom starring The Big Show and ask the most important question: WHY?

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Wrestlers on Sitcoms Vol. 2 - DX & Stone Cold (Bonus Episode)

June 25th, 2021


Would you prank call Triple H? Chris and Tessa continue their conversation on wrestlers on sitcoms, this time focusing on three different shows: The …

Wrestlers on Sitcoms Vol. 1 - Vader & Mankind (Bonus Episode)

June 11th, 2021


Wrestlers on sitcoms...a match made in heaven? Sometimes! In this bonus episode, Chris and Tessa take a look at the appearances of Vader and Mankind on the ABC sitcom Boy Meets World.

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Boy Meets …

Update on Season 2 of PWR & Bonus Episodes

June 2nd, 2021


Chris provides a quick update on some changes for season 2 of Pro Wrestling Repackaged and our plans for the immediate future, including bonus episodes!

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Young Rock Season 1 Recap & Wrap-Up

May 14th, 2021


With Season 1 of Young Rock in the books, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite things about the show, as well as looking toward the future with some of our hopes for Season 2. Which Dwayne is the best …

Young Rock S01E11 - Election Day

May 7th, 2021


Bang bang! Election day is approaching in 2032, but the Rock isn't counting his chickens just yet. Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 11 of Young Rock, "Election Day," in which the Rock shares three times when …

Young Rock S01E10 - Good vs. Great

April 30th, 2021


The 2032 election is on the horizon, and The Rock won't accept defeat. Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 10 of Young Rock, "Good vs Great," in which Dwayne is outshined by his teammates on and off the football …

Young Rock S01E09 - A Lady Named Star Search

April 23rd, 2021


It's 1982, and big things are on the horizon for the Johnson family. Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 9 of Young Rock, "A Lady Named Star Search," in which Lia Maivia is on a warpath for Greg Yao, Ata has the …

Young Rock S01E08 - My Baby Only Drinks the Good Stuff

April 16th, 2021


We're back in 1987, and Dwayne Johnson is doing all kinds of groveling. Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 8 of Young Rock, "My Baby Only Drinks the Good Stuff," in which Dwayne’s relationship with Karen is on the …

Young Rock S01E07 - Johnson & Hopkins

April 9th, 2021


It's 1991 and Dwayne is about to prove he's the most electrifying man in...Phone Services? Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 7 of Young Rock, "Johnson & Hopkins," in which Dwayne and his new friend and …

Young Rock S01E06 - My Day With Andre

April 2nd, 2021


Hold onto your butts! It's 1982, and we're once again immersed in the Hawaiian wrestling scene. Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 6 of Young …

Young Rock S01E05 - Don't Go Breaking My Heart

March 26th, 2021


This week on Young Rock, we return to 1987, where 15-year-old Dwayne’s attempts to steal the heart of Karen have him literally stealing. Chris and …

Young Rock S01E04 - Check Your Head

March 18th, 2021


It’s 1990 and Dwayne is playing football at the University of Miami. But not for long, as an injury suffered during practice sidelines him for the season. Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 4 of Young Rock, "Check …

The Rock on That '70s Show - That Wrestling Show (Bonus Episode)

March 11th, 2021


Before Rocky Johnson was portrayed by Joseph Lee Anderson on Young Rock, he was portrayed by The Rock himself in 1999. In this bonus episode, Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 15 of That '70s Show, "That …

Young Rock S01E03 - Forward, Together

March 4th, 2021


It’s 1982 and the wrestling business is changing. Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 3 of Young Rock, "Forward, Together," in which there’s a big Battle Royal in Hawaii on the horizon, a couple of promoters with …

Young Rock S01E02 - On The Road Again

February 25th, 2021


Last week, we were introduced to Young Rock and its wonderful cast of characters. This week, we focus on the Johnson family in 1987. Chris and Tessa …

Young Rock S01E01 - Working the Gimmick

February 18th, 2021


Young Rock has finally premiered, everyone is working the gimmick, and the world is introduced to a man named Waffle! Chris and Tessa discuss Season 1 Episode 1 of Young Rock, "Working The Gimmick" in which Dwayne …

Introduction & Young Rock Season 1 Trailer Reaction

February 2nd, 2021


Welcome to Pro Wrestling Repackaged! In this pre-season episode, we introduce ourselves and then dive into the first official trailer for Dwayne Johnson's upcoming TV comedy Young Rock on NBC. We break down the trailer …

TEASER - Season 1 of Pro Wrestling Repackaged

January 26th, 2021


Pro Wrestling Repackaged is a podcast dedicated to wrestling adjacent media. Each season will focus on wrestling-related TV, with bonus episodes exploring movies, documentaries, music, and more! Join hosts Tessa Altman …

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