Index WWF Smackdown 2002
# Episode 2002.1 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_01_03
JAN. 03, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 22m
WWE Undisputed Champion Chris Jericho & Kurt Angle face Rob Van Dam and Intercontinental Champion Edge. The Rock goes one-on-one with Booker T in the main event to determine the new No. 1 Contender for Y2J’s title. In the midst of Mr. McMahon’s rivalry with WWE Co-Owner Ric Flair, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin remains a thorn in The Chairman’s side.
# Episode 2002.2 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_01_10
JAN. 10, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 27m
Kurt Angle’s frustrations with the WWE Universe lead him to challenge “Stone Cold” Steve Austin to a match. The Rock teams with Rob Van Dam to take on Chris Jericho & Test. Plus, Jim Ross interviews Mr. McMahon about his upcoming match with WWE Co-Owner Ric Flair. Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley looks to capitalize on her husband’s impending return.
# Episode 2002.3 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_01_17
JAN. 17, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 25m
“Stone Cold” Steve Austin & Triple H take on Kurt Angle & Booker T. Before they meet one-on-one at the Royal Rumble for the WWE Undisputed Championship, The Rock and Chris Jericho exchange final words with each other. Plus, Diamond Dallas Page battles the Big Boss Man for a chance to be reinstated in WWE, Rob Van Dam in action, and much more.
# Episode 2002.4 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_01_24
JAN. 24, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 28m
Mr. McMahon’s frustration over sharing ownership of WWE with Ric Flair leads him to take drastic measures. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Booker T, Kurt Angle, and The Rock compete for an opportunity at the WWE Undisputed Championship. Plus, Rob Van Dam faces William Regal, The Dudley Boyz take on Kane & Big Show in a Tag Team Tables Matches, and more.
# Episode 2002.5 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_01_31
JAN. 31, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 26m
In an effort to stop Mr. McMahon from bringing the New World Order to WWE, Co-Owner Ric Flair is faced with the difficult decision of selling his stock back to The Chairman. The Rock & Triple H take on Kurt Angle & The Undertaker. Plus, Tazz battles WWE Undisputed Champion Chris Jericho, Rob Van Dam & Edge face The Dudley Boyz, and much more.
# Episode 2002.6 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_02_07
FEB. 07, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 31m
Chris Jericho add fuel to his rivalry with “Stone Cold” Steve Austin by bringing Will Sasso to SmackDown for an unflattering impersonation of his opponent. While his problems with The Texas Rattlesnake escalate, Y2J must turn his attention to main event action when he teams with Kurt Angle to take on Triple H in a Handicap Match.
# Episode 2002.7 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_02_14
FEB. 14, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 24m
The recent issues between Triple H and Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley lead Mr. McMahon to make The Game & Maven team up to take on Kurt Angle & The Undertaker. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin admits to a very powerful addiction. Plus, Booker T battles Spike Dudley, Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri faces Goldust, and much more.
# Episode 2002.8 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_02_21
FEB. 21, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 29m
After taking out The Rock in a vehicular assault on Raw, the New World Order is forced to apologize for their actions. However, the boys in black soon discover that Hell hath no fury like a Rattlesnake scorned when “Stone Cold” Steve Austin goes on a hunt for payback. Plus, Triple H, Kurt Angle, The Undertaker, and many more.
# Episode 2002.9 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_02_28
FEB. 28, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 23m
Triple H & Kane take on Kurt Angle & WWE Undisputed Champion Chris Jericho. The Undertaker’s brutal assault of Arn Anderson on Raw pushes WWE Co-Owner Ric Flair over the edge. After suffering a crushing assault at the hands of the New World Order on Raw, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin continues his pursuit for revenge. Plus, Booker T in action and more.
# Episode 2002.10 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_03_07
MAR. 07, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 25m
The Rock returns to action to go one-on-one with the NWO’s Scott Hall in the main event. When WWE Co-Owner Ric Flair finally accepts his challenge to a match at WrestleMania, The Undertaker rethinks his position. WWE Undisputed Champion Chris Jericho continues to take advantage of Triple H’s marital issues. Plus, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and more.
# Episode 2002.11 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_03_14
MAR. 14, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 27m
Triple H looks to get some payback on WWE Undisputed Champion Chris Jericho for trying to injure him before their match at WrestleMania. The Rock and Hollywood Hogan come face-to-face one final time. Plus, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin strikes back at Scott Hall, The Undertaker battles David Flair, and much more action.
# Episode 2002.12 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_03_21
MAR. 21, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 25m
Booker T goes one-on-one with Edge. The Rock battles Kevin Nash in a chaotic main event involving the nWo and Hulk Hogan. Trish Stratus teams with Lita to face Ivory & Jazz. European Champion Diamond Dallas Page faces William Regal. Chris Jericho has choice words for Stephanie McMahon and Triple H. The Hardy Boyz battle Billy and Chuck.
# Episode 2002.13 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_03_28
MAR. 28, 2002 | UA (L,S,V) | 1h 24m
The WWE Superstars prepare for the brand extension. Mr. McMahon teams with Kurt Angle to take on Ric Flair and WWE Undisputed Champion Triple H in a Tag Team main event. The APA has a farewell party as they split up to go to different brands. Hollywood Hulk Hogan teams with The Rock & Kane to take on the nWo. Brock Lesnar makes a statement.
# Episode 2002.14 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_04_04
APR. 04, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 24m
In response to the overwhelming show of support from the WWE Universe, Mr. McMahon grants a true icon a chance at Triple H’s WWE Undisputed Championship at Backlash. Chris Jericho’s harsh words towards The Rock results in a one-on-one encounter with The Great One. Plus, Kurt Angle takes on Edge and much more.
# Episode 2002.15 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_04_11
APR. 11, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 23m
Edge takes his rivalry with Kurt Angle to another level by adding a new verse to his entrance music. While the Olympic Gold Medalist looks to take his frustrations out on Triple H in the main event, Hulk Hogan prepares for his upcoming match for The Game’s WWE Undisputed Championship. Plus, Edge goes one-on-one with Chris Jericho and more.
# Episode 2002.16 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_04_18
APR. 18, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 21m
Triple H and Hollywood Hulk Hogan take on Chris Jericho & Kurt Angle in a tag team main event. Edge gets on the wrong side of Mr. McMahon when he comes to the aid of a legend. Plus, Diamond Dallas Page battles Hardcore Holly, Billy Kidman and The Hurricane team up to face Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Tajiri, and much more action.
# Episode 2002.17 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_04_25
APR. 25, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 30m
Chris Jericho and Triple H battle for a chance at Hulk Hogan’s WWE Undisputed Heavyweight Championship. Randy Orton makes his WWE debut against Hardcore Holly. Edge helps Kurt Angles reveal his new t-shirt before Angle teams with Albert to take on Edge & Rikishi. Mr. McMahon’s spiritual advisor, Reverend D-Von, passes the collection plate and more.
# Episode 2002.18 – WWF_SmackDown_2002_05_02
MAY 02, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 25m
Chris Jericho challenges Hollywood Hulk Hogan for the WWE Undisputed Championship in a No Disqualification main event. Edge teams with The Big Valbowski to take on Kurt Angle & Lance Storm. Plus, Tajiri defends his Cruiserweight Championship against Billy Kidman, Hardcore Holly looks for some retribution against Randy Orton, and more.
# Episode 2002.19 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_05_09
MAY 09, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 31m
Chris Jericho & Kurt Angle take on Edge & WWE Undisputed Champion Hollywood Hulk Hogan. After his mouth gets him in hot water with Mr. McMahon, Triple H finds himself going one-on-one with Reverend D-Von. Plus, Lance Storm faces Randy Orton, Tajiri defends his Cruiserweight Championship against The Hurricane, and more.
# Episode 2002.20 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_05_16
MAY 16, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 30m
Triple H & Edge take on Chris Jericho & Kurt Angle. When WWE Undisputed Champion Hollywood Hulk Hogan sends a message The Undertaker, Mr. McMahon has a message of his own for the Immortal One. Plus, Hardcore Holly & Lance Storm battle The Big Valbowski & Randy Orton, Maven goes one-on-one with Reverend D-Von, and much more.
# Episode 2002.21 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_05_23
MAY 23, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 25m
Hollywood Hulk Hogan looks to bid farewell to the WWE Universe in a emotional retirement speech. Edge & Maven unite to take on Kurt Angle & Christian in a Tag Team Match. Plus, Triple H goes one-on-one with Lance Storm, Mark Henry battles Chris Jericho in the main event, and much more on this edition of SmackDown.
# Episode 2002.22 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_05_30
MAY 30, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 26m
Kurt Angle and Edge take their rivalry into the confines of a Steel Cage in an incredible main event. Randy Orton gets a chance to solidify his young career when he challenges The Undertaker for the WWE Undisputed Championship. Plus, Mr. McMahon continues to cause suffering for Hollywood Hulk Hogan, Triple H goes one-on-one with Test, and more
# Episode 2002.23 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_06_06
JUN. 06, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 28m
Qualifying Matches for the 2002 King of the Ring begin. Mr. McMahon orders a 20-Man Battle Royal to determine the new No. 1 Contender for the WWE Undisputed Championship. Despite Edge’s recent injury, Chris Jericho takes their heated rivalry to the breaking point. While recuperating in the hospital, Maven receives a visit from Torrie Wilson.
# Episode 2002.24 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_06_13
JUN. 13, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 25m
Mr. McMahon hosts a contract signing for the upcoming battle between The Undertaker and Triple H for the WWE Undisputed Championship. But when things take an unexpected turn, The Game and Hollywood Hulk Hogan find themselves teaming against Big Evil and Kurt Angle. Plus, Cruiserweight Champion The Hurricane battles Test and more.
# Episode 2002.25 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_06_20
JUN. 20, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 26m
Kurt Angle goes one-on-one with WWE Undisputed Champion The Undertaker in a Non-Title Match. Triple H faces Billy. Lance Storm and Christian band together under their shared heritage and anti-American sentiment. Plus, Billy Kidman and Jamie Noble battle for an opportunity at the Cruiserweight Championship, Rikishi in action, and much more.
# Episode 2002.26 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_06_27
JUN. 27, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 26m
Witness the debut of two Superstars that would change the face of Sports Entertainment forever; John Cena and Batista! Hollywood Hulk Hogan battles Chris Jericho in the main event. John Cena takes on Kurt Angle. Batista teams with Reverend D-Von to take on Faarooq and Randy Orton. Plus, The Undertaker, Mark Henry and much more.
# Episode 2002.27 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_07_04
JUL. 04, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 29m
As SmackDown celebrates the 4th of July, Kurt Angle challenges The Undertaker for the WWE Championship. Edge realizes a childhood dream as he teams with Hulk Hogan to battle Billy & Chuck for the Tag Team Championship. After making his debut the week prior, John Cena faces Chris Jericho. Plus, Lance Storm faces Rikishi and more
# Episode 2002.28 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_07_11
JUL. 11, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 22m
Barely a week after making a lasting impression on Kurt Angle, the young John Cena gets the opportunity of a lifetime by teaming with WWE Undisputed Champion The Undertaker to take on Kurt Angle & Chris Jericho in the main event. Plus, Hollywood Hulk Hogan & Edge face Billy & Chuck, Busta Rhymes makes a special appearance, and much more.
# Episode 2002.29 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_07_18
JUL. 18, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 27m
After shaking things up by announcing Eric Bischoff as the new Raw General Manager, Mr. McMahon drops another bombshell on the WWE Universe by naming a new SmackDown General Manager. The Rock and Kurt Angle prepare for their upcoming Triple Threat Match for The Undertaker’s WWE Undisputed Championship by facing each other in the main event.
# Episode 2002.30 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_07_25
JUL. 25, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 25m
While SmackDown General Manager Stephanie McMahon tries to prevent her superstars from defecting to Raw, the rivalry between Edge and Chris Jericho leads to a Steel Cage Match main event. After sending a message to the SmackDown locker room by attacking Mark Henry, Brock Lesnar sends a message to WWE Undisputed Champion The Rock.
# Episode 2002.31 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_08_01
AUG. 01, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 26m
Brock Lesnar looks to finish off Mark Henry while Hollywood Hulk Hogan and Kurt Angle battle for a chance at “The Next Big Thing.” Stephanie McMahon stuns Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff by having her two newest acquisitions take on Edge & WWE Undisputed Champion The Rock. Plus, Rey Mysterio battles Tajiri, John Cena faces Rico, and more.
# Episode 2002.32 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_08_08
AUG. 08, 2002 | UA (D,V) | 1h 26m
It’s a match of epic proportions as ‘The Beast’ Brock Lesnar goes one-on-one with The Immortal Hulk Hogan! Kurt Angle battles John Cena. Mark Henry faces Reverend D-Von. Batista collides with Rikishi. A big Six-Man Tag Team Match featuring Edge, Rey Mysterio, and Eddie Guerrero. Plus, Stephanie McMahon, Paul Heyman and much more!
# Episode 2002.33 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_08_15
AUG. 15, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 22m
With the destruction of Hulkamania on his hands, Brock Lesnar receives a challenge from Rikishi. Stephanie McMahon sends a message to Rob Van Dam by making an example out of WWE Undisputed Champion The Rock in the main event. Rey Mysterio & Edge take on Eddie & Chavo Guerrero. Plus, Matt Hardy returns, Torrie Wilson in action, and more.
# Episode 2002.34 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_08_22
AUG. 22, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 25m
Paul Heyman promises Brock Lesnar and WWE Undisputed Champion The Rock will collide before the night ends. However, with Eddie Guerrero and his pals getting involved, The Great One teams with Edge in a tag team main event. The rivalry between Rey Mysterio and Kurt Angle escalates when the Olympic Gold Medalist battles Billy Kidman.
# Episode 2002.35 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_08_29
AUG. 29, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 24m
After making WWE Undisputed Champion Brock Lesnar exclusive SmackDown, General Manager Stephanie McMahon kicks off a tournament to determine the No. 1 Contender for Lesnar’s title. Plus, John Cena takes on Reverend D-Von, Matt Hardy gets an opportunity to prove he can stand toe-to-toe with a champion, and more.
# Episode 2002.36 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_09_05
SEP. 05, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 26m
As WWE Champion Brock Lesnar prepares for a face-to-face interview with The Undertaker, Lesnar must first battle one of WWE’s brightest up-and-coming Superstars, Randy Orton. Batista takes on his former partner Reverend D-Von. Plus, a Six-Man Tag Team main event, Rey Mysterio goes one-on-one with Billy, and much more action.
# Episode 2002.37 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_09_12
SEP. 12, 2002 | UA (V) | 1h 24m
Billy and Chuck look to seal their union with a special commitment ceremony. But when things go too far, this a groundbreaking moment for SmackDown gets more than a little raw. When The Undertaker looks to make Matt Hardy pay for his disrespect in the main event, Paul Heyman and WWE Champion Brock Lesnar spring a trap for Big Evil.
# Episode 2002.38 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_09_19
SEP. 19, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 25m
After Stephanie McMahon accepts Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff’s challenge for Unforgiven, Kurt Angle issues a challenge that his him competing against Billy and Chuck in the main event with an unlikely partner. In one of the earliest chapters in their storied rivalry, WWE Champion Brock Lesnar goes one-on-one with a young John Cena.
# Episode 2002.39 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_09_26
SEP. 26, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 27m
The rivalry between The Undertaker and WWE Champion Brock Lesnar is far from over as the Beast proves that actions speak louder than words. When Billy and Chuck find themselves in a tag team match against Tajiri and Cruiserweight Champion Jaime Noble. Plus, Kurt Angle, The Undertaker, and more in action.
# Episode 2002.40 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_10_03
OCT. 03, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 27m
When The Undertaker looks to finish off Matt Hardy in a Falls Count Anywhere match, WWE Champion Brock Lesnar sets out to break more than the Dead Man’s spirit. After a Bikini Contest doesn’t go her way, Dawn Marie sparks a controversial rivalry by targeting Torrie Wilson’s family. Plus, Kurt Angle goes one-on-one with Edge and more.
# Episode 2002.41 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_10_10
OCT. 10, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 23m
WWE Champion Brock Lesnar continues to make his rivalry with The Undertaker personal by introducing another addition to the Dead Man’s love life. However, the devil may have his due when Lesnar teams with Tajiri to take on Edge & Rey Mysterio in the main event. Plus, a WWE Tag Team Championship tournament begins, Rikishi in action, and more.
# Episode 2002.42 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_10_17
OCT. 17, 2002 | UA (L,S,V) | 1h 25m
The Undertaker goes for blood a little early as he uses his weakness to his advantage in targeting WWE Champion Brock Lesnar. Plus, WWE Tag Team Championship Tournament reaches the semi-finals, Torrie Wilson teams with Rikishi to take on Dawn Marie & Matt Hardy, and more.
# Episode 2002.43 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_10_24
OCT. 24, 2002 | UA (L,S,V) | 1h 24m
The Undertaker calls out WWE Champion Brock Lesnar to give the Beast what he truly deserves. However, the Deadman gets a giant surprise when a new SmackDown Superstar takes exception. As the new WWE Tag Team Champions face off in the main event, Edge and Rey Mysterio take on Los Guerreros in match to determine the No. 1 Contenders for the titles.
# Episode 2002.44 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_10_31
OCT. 31, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 23m
Before WWE Champion Brock Lesnar goes one-on-one with Rey Mysterio in the main event, the Beast receives a word of warning from his newest challenger the Big Show. As the SmackDown Superstars enjoy a Halloween party, John Cena begins an evolution of character with a memorable costume while Stephanie McMahon gets more than she bargained for.
# Episode 2002.45 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_11_07
NOV. 07, 2002 | UA (V) | 1h 24m
Following his assault at the hands of Big Show, WWE Champion Brock Lesnar turns his rage to Eddie Guerrero as they battles in the main event. Wedding bells may be in the air after Dawn Marie brings Al Wilson to his knees. Plus, a 2-out-of-3 Falls match for the WWE Tag Team Championship, Rikishi goes one-on-one with John Cena, and much more.
# Episode 2002.46 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_11_14
NOV. 14, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 22m
WWE Champion Brock Lesnar seeks payback on Big Show. While WWE Tag Team Champions Edge & Rey Mysterio take on each of Los Guerreros in singles action, Kurt Angle goes one-on-one with his own partner. Dawn Marie continues to cause issues between Al and Torrie Wilson. Plus, Billy Kidman, John Cena, and more.
# Episode 2002.47 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_11_21
NOV. 21, 2002 | UA (D,L,V) | 1h 24m
After costing Brock Lesnar the WWE Championship at Survivor Series, Paul Heyman is a marked man as the Beast goes on a hunt for his blood. While Heyman fears retribution, Stephanie McMahon forces his new client, Big Show, to defend his WWE Championship against Edge. Plus, John Cena faces off against Rikishi and more.
# Episode 2002.48 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_11_28
NOV. 28, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 23m
When Stephanie McMahon doesn’t give Brock Lesnar anything to be grateful for on this special Thanksgiving edition of SmackDown, the Beast looks to satisfy his appetite for destruction by targeting Paul Heyman and WWE Champion Big Show. Plus, Edge & Rey Mysterio take on John Cena & Matt Hardy, Jamie Noble calls out Scott Steiner, and more.
# Episode 2002.49 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_12_05
DEC. 05, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 21m
Four Superstars compete in a Fatal 4-Way match to determine theNo. 1 Contender for Big Show’s WWE Championship. John Cena gets a chance to showoff his freestyle skills when he takes on Rikishi in a Hip Hop Challenge. Plus, Dawn Marie makes Torrie Wilson an offer she can’t refuse, Rey Mysterio’s career is put in jeopardy, and much more.
# Episode 2002.50 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_12_12
DEC. 12, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 18m
Before he teams with Edge to take on A-Train & WWE Champion Big Show in the main event, Kurt Angle seeks out the recently-suspended Brock Lesnar with a proposition regarding his future. Plus, Stephanie McMahon goes to great lengths to sign Scott Steiner, WWE Tag Team Champions Los Guerreros are in action, and much more.
# Episode 2002.51 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_12_19
DEC. 19, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 23m
Brock Lesnar looks to take what’s owed to him by challenging Kurt Angle for his newly-won WWE Championship. However, the Olympic Gold Medalist has other plans as he announces a shocking business decision. Plus, John Cena faces off with Chuck Palumbo, Eddie Guerrero faces Billy Kidman, and more.
# Episode 2002.52 – WWE_SmackDown_2002_12_26
DEC. 26, 2002 | UA (D,L,S,V) | 1h 26m
After suffering an injury thanks to a vicious attack at the hands of Brock Lesnar, WWE Champion Kurt Angle is introduced to a team to represent him while he is out-of-action. With Angle unable to defend his title against Big Show, Stephanie McMahon makes Show to earn his spot as the No. 1 Contender in the main event and much more.