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6.17.13 Raw recap: Christian returns, Henry tricks us all, and Lesnar attacks Punk during a great episode

What an excellent episode of Monday Night Raw. That’s all I kept thinking after the show went off the air. Full of memorable and storyline-advancing moments, this was easily the best Raw since the night after WrestleMania. I’ve broken down

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4.15.13 Raw recap: After hot start, WWE puts the crowd to sleep and has all its singles champions lose

Last night’s episode of Raw was a perfectly acceptable program, except when compared to the excellent broadcast a week before it and without the benefit of that hot crowd it seemed pretty boring. It’s unfair to expect what we got

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4.8.13 Raw Recap: WWE delivers an excellent episode full of memorable moments

WWE completely redeemed itself following a poorly received WrestleMania with an outstanding episode of Monday Night Raw. While I lamented that there was a lack of memorable moments Sunday night at MetLife Stadium, we got plenty of them Monday from

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This just doesn’t feel as special as it should: 4.1.13 Raw recap

The last Raw before WrestleMania probably didn’t sway a lot of people’s decision to purchase or not purchase the pay-per-view but WWE certainly tried to hype up each of ‘Mania’s big matches. As much as we’ve complained about the build

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Well, that was weird: 3.18.13 Raw recap

The highlight of Raw was the Primetime Players coming out during John Cena’s promo, with Titus O’Neil dressed in overalls with a fake afro, portraying the character “Pancake” Patterson. Let that sink in for a moment. Remember, we’re less than

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1.28.13 Raw recap: Brock Lesnar returns, Tensai dances in drag, and some Roulette stupidity

I went into Monday’s Raw with hesitant anticipation, knowing that Raw Roulette episodes are generally among the worst of the year, and this one proved me right. However, there were some pretty notable developments which may not have been enough

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1.21.13 Raw Thoughts: Ziggler “wins” Beat the Clock Challenge, The Shield attacks The Rock

WWE attempted a little harder sell for the CM Punk v. The Rock title matchup on the go-home show for the Royal Rumble and we also got some pretty solid wrestling on last night’s Raw. It still feels, though, like

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10.8.12 Raw Rants: CM Punk, McMahon, Ryback bring “attitude”

This week’s episode of Raw had a different feel to it than the recent shows, it felt like it had a little more “attitude.” CM Punk was the star of the show and he’s really hitting his stride once again

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9.24.12 Raw thoughts: A good show with a “huh?” ending

WWE delivered a pretty good episode of Raw, with a head scratching ending. Here are some quick thoughts on the show: -The Kane/Daniel Bryan diner segments were probably a bit hokey to some, but these two guys are turning everything

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7.16.12 WWE Raw review: Wrestling and storylines mean Raw was good

WWE delivered an infinitely better episode of Raw this week than last, although the previous show was pretty horrible. Regardless, this Monday’s broadcast went back to the simplest formula: storyline introduction and advancement, intrigue to stay tuned in and look

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