Index WWE Monday Night War Collection Full Season
# Episode 1 – 1_The_Monday_Night_War_The_War_Begins_S1E1_2014_07_07
S1 | E1: The War Begins
Determined to capture the same success as sports-entertainment’s national leader Vince McMahon, media mogul Ted Turner launches WCW Monday Nitro in direct competition with WWE’s Monday Night Raw. With the help of newly anointed Executive Vice President Eric Bischoff, World Championship Wrestling rises to national prominence.
# Episode 2 – 2_The_Monday_Night_War_The_Rise_of_the_nWo_S1E2_2014_08_26
S1 | E2: The Rise of the nWo
Eric Bischoff brought change to WCW as two of WWE’s top talents, Scott Hall and Kevin Nash, had crossed enemy lines and redefined character roles before joining Hulk Hogan to form the villainous New World Order faction. Monday Nitro’s band of anti-heroes would forever change the course of sports-entertainment history.
# Episode 3 – 3_The_Monday_Night_War_Embracing_a_New_Attitude_S1E3_2014_08_27
S1 | E3: Embracing a New Attitude
With his back against the wall, Vince McMahon commands a company-wide change in a direction that would buck tradition and shift the tide in the Monday Night War. Adding contemporary elements to his evolving program, Monday Night Raw would experience unprecedented success as well as outside criticism.
# Episode 4 – 4_The_Monday_Night_War_A_New_D_Generation_S1E4_2014_09_02
S1 | E4: A New D-Generation
Shawn Michaels and Triple H look to buck tradition and make WWE’s flagship show a more contemporary, realistic product. Helping usher in WWE’s Attitude Era by pulling back the curtain and bringing their unique brand of humor and hijinks to the primetime stage, these two superstars form D-Generation X
# Episode 5 – 5_The_Monday_Night_War_Have_a_Nice_Day_S1E5_2014_09_09
S1 | E5: Have a Nice Day!
Mick Foley’s unorthodox style got him released from WCW, but made him a sports entertainment legend in the years that followed. In a tale of blood, sweat, and socks, Foley emerged as an unlikely hero, and his passion and perseverance was just the weapon WWE needed to help Raw take control of the Monday night ratings.
# Episode 6 – 6_The_Monday_Night_War_The_Hart_of_War_S1E6_2014_09_16
S1 | E6: The Hart of War
Once the proud face of WWE, Bret Hart found himself being phased out of Monday Night Raw’s evolving Attitude Era in favor of bitter rival Shawn Michaels. Signing with WCW, Hart’s final night as Vince McMahon’s champion would become one of the most controversial events in sports-entertainment history, and forever change the fate of both WWE and WCW.
# Episode 7 – 7_The_Monday_Night_War_The_War_Goes_Extreme_S1E7_2014_09_23
S1 | E7: The War Goes Extreme
While WWE and WCW battled in primetime, Extreme Championship Wrestling was building a cult following in an alternative counter-culture. Pushing the envelope and smashing traditions, Paul Heyman’s hardcore, underground promotion sent shockwaves across sports entertainment, and triggered an evolution in both of the industry’s top two organizations.
# Episode 8 – 8_The_Monday_Night_War_The_Austin_Era_Has_Begun_S1E8_2014_09_29
S1 | E8: The Austin Era Has Begun
Pioneering WWE’s Attitude Era as the new face of an anti-establishment upswing, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin scratched, kicked, and clawed his way to the top of sports-entertainment on his own terms. Austin’s employee vs. employer rivalry with Mr. McMahon paved the way for Monday Night Raw to emerge victorious over Monday Nitro.
# Episode 9 – 9_The_Monday_Night_War_Flight_of_the_Cruiserweights_S1E9_2014_10_07
S1 | E9: Flight of the Cruiserweights
In an effort to break away from sports-entertainment traditions and differentiate themselves from WWE, WCW signed unique talents from around the world to develop their Cruiserweight Division. The result was a high-flying group of Superstars that would help Nitro defeat Raw in the ratings for nearly two years.
# Episode 10 – 10_The_Monday_Night_War_Whos_Next__S1E10_2014_10_21
S1 | E10: Who’s Next?
Bill Goldberg’s dominance and infectious intensity gave WCW a homegrown talent that helped carry the company in the face of WWE’s building momentum. His meteoric rise and undefeated reign atop WCW was not without its decline, but World Championship Wrestling struck gold in a pro-football player turned sports-entertainment megastar.
# Episode 11 – 11_The_Monday_Night_War_Monday_Night_Jericho_S1E11_2014_10_28
S1 | E11: Monday Night Jericho
Burdened with cruiserweight labels, Chris Jericho made a name for himself with a unique blend of talent, creativity, and desire. After crossing enemy lines in a surprising defection, Jericho would leave an indelible impact on both WWE and WCW throughout the Monday Night War.
# Episode 12 – 12_The_Monday_Night_War_The_War_Gets_Electrified_S1E12_2014_11_04
S1 | E12: The War Gets Electrified
After a rocky start in WWE, a third-generation superstar would tap into his real personality and help shift the tide of the Monday Night War. With skills in the ring and on the microphone, The Rock’s creativity and charisma made him one of the biggest names in all of entertainment.
# Episode 13 – 13_The_Monday_Night_War_Divas_Gone_Wild_S1E13_2014_11_18
S1 | E13: Divas Gone Wild
WWE and WCW were breaking traditions in order to gain an edge in the ratings. As the bar was being raised and the envelope pushed, the expansion of female personalities in both companies would forever change perceptions and gender roles in sports entertainment.
# Episode 14 – 14_The_Monday_Night_War_Foundations_of_War_S1E14_2014_12_02
S1 | E14: Foundations of War
In an era of shifting loyalties, Sting and The Undertaker would anchor their respective franchises throughout the Monday Night War, and evolve their characters in order to stay atop their rosters during sports entertainment’s most competitive and prosperous years.
# Episode 15 – 15_The_Monday_Night_War_The_War_Goes_Mainstream_S1E15_2014_11_25
S1 | E15: The War Goes Mainstream
WWE and WCW incorporated celebrities into their programming with decisions that would ultimately decide the fate of each company. Sports Entertainment became a recognized mainstream attraction during the Monday Night War, and its superstars became celebrities in their own right.
# Episode 16 – 16_The_Monday_Night_War_Building_an_Army_S1E16_2014_12_09
S1 | E16: Building an Army
It takes an army to win a war, and both WCW and WWE were developing a deep roster in order to emerge victorious. The competition between the two companies made household names of previously unknowns talents, but one leader and one vision would be required to be named sports entertainment’s crowned champion.
# Episode 17 – 17_The_Monday_Night_War_The_KLIQ_S1E17_2014_12_16
S1 | E17: The KLIQ
A passion for sports entertainment and collection of abrasive personalities form an exclusive backstage bond in five WWE superstars who would all go on to buck tradition and propel both WWE and WCW to new heights amidst controversy and an ever-lasting friendship
# Episode 18 – 18_The_Monday_Night_War_Mistakes_on_the_Battlefield_S1E18_2014_12_23
S1 | E18: Mistakes on the Battlefield
With WCW facing early troubles, Eric Bischoff steers the company in a new, far more profitable direction. World Championship Wrestling’s success would breed backstage politics and inflated egos. As sports entertainment reached unprecedented highs, the strategies that helped Eric Bischoff build WCW would hasten the decline of the company.
# Episode 19 – 19_The_Monday_Night_War_The_Fall_of_WCW_S1E19_2015_01_06
S1 | E19: The Fall of WCW
World Championship Wrestling was searching for answers in the face of Monday Night Raw’s rising momentum, but backstage politics, corporate mergers, and questionable creative decisions would ultimately doom sports-entertainment’s former powerhouse. Not Eric Bischoff, former WWE writer Vince Russo, or even a combination of the two could save WCW.
# Episode 20 – 20_The_Monday_Night_War_Life_After_Wartime_S1E20_2015_01_13_SHD20_The_Monday_Night_War_Life_After_Wartime_S1E20_2015_01_13
S1 | E20: Life After Wartime
Vince McMahon emerged victorious in the Monday Night War, but questions remained as to what the future held for his company as talents new and old began to cross enemy …