Index WWF Monday Night Raw 1996
# Episode 1996.1 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_01_01_SD
JAN. 01, 1996 | UA (V) | 46m
In the first ever Raw Bowl Elimination Match, WWE Tag Team Champions The Smoking Gunns take to the ring to battle four formidable teams. Plus, Diesel goes one-on-one with King Mabel, a look back at the recent Hog Pen Match between Hunter Hearst Helmsley and Henry O. Godwinn, and more.
# Episode 1996.2 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_01_08_SD
JAN. 08, 1996 | UA (V) | 46m
Questions surround the future of Shawn Michaels’ wrestling career as the Heartbreak Kid makes a shocking announcement. Ted Dibiase introduces a true master of the ring to be his new Million Dollar Champion. Plus, Jeff Jarrett, Hakushi, Goldust, and a special look back at the recent WWE Championship match between Bret Hart and the British Bulldog
# Episode 1996.3 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_01_15_SD
JAN. 15, 1996 | UA (S,V) | 46m
Dr. Isaac Yankem battles The Undertaker. Anticipation builds for Shawn Michaels’ return. Razor Ramon’s rivalry with Goldust escalates. Plus, The Ringmaster takes on Matt Hardy, The Smoking Gunns in action, and the WWE Universe gets another look inside Billionaire Ted’s Wrasslin’ War Room. All this and more.
# Episode 1996.4 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_01_22_SD
JAN. 22, 1996 | UA (V) | 45m
Shawn Michaels is on the road to WrestleMania to face Bret Hart for the WWE Championship. In a shocking display of brutality, Vader shows WWE President Gorilla Monsoon what time it is. Plus, Bret Hart battles Goldust in the main event, Hunter Hearst Helmsley takes on Razor Ramon, and much more.
# Episode 1996.5 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_01_29_SD
JAN. 29, 1996 | UA (V) | 44m
With President Gorilla Monsoon out of commission thanks to a recent attack at the hands of Vader, WWE pays the piper as they enlist a new acting president. Jim Cornette enlists the legal services of Clarence Mason to fight Vader’s suspension. Shawn Michaels faces Yokozuna. Plus, Diesel battles the British Bulldog and much more.
# Episode 1996.6 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_02_05_SD
FEB. 05, 1996 | UA (V) | 46m
Shawn Michaels & Diesel take on Yokozuna & British Bulldog. As Bret Hart defends his WWE Championship against the Undertaker in the main event, another giant makes his presence felt. Plus, the 1-2-3 Kid battles Hakushi, Gorilla Monsoon delivers his first public address since being attacked by Vader, and much more.
# Episode 1996.7 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_02_19_SD
FEB. 19, 1996 | UA (V) | 46m
As the Undertaker looks to lay Tatanka to rest in the main event, Diesel seals his own fate with the Deadman. Razor Ramon shows that getting his hands on championship gold isn’t worth as much as getting his hands on Goldust. Plus, the Ringmaster battles Marty Jannetty, Vader in action, and the WWE Universe gets a look at Mankind. All this and more
# Episode 1996.8 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_02_26_SD
FEB. 26, 1996 | UA (V) | 46m
WWE President “Rowdy” Roddy Piper announces the stipulation for the WWE Championship Match at WrestleMania XII. Yokozuna’s recent falling out with Jim Cornette earns him a Handicap match against two of the Louisville Lip’s finest. Plus, Dr. Isaac Yankem battles Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Diesel takes on Bob Holly, and many more in action.
# Episode 1996.9 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_03_04_SD
MAR. 04, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 46m
Shawn Michaels takes on the 1-2-3 Kid. “Rowdy” Roddy Piper welcomes Goldust to be his guest on a new edition of Piper’s Pit. Plus, Justin Hawk Bradshaw in action. The WWE Universe continues to await the return of the Ultimate Warrior, and Hunter Hearst Helmsley battles WWE Champion Bret Hart in the main event.
# Episode 1996.10 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_03_11_SD
MAR. 11, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 45m
The WWE Universe gets a special look at the training of both Shawn Michaels and WWE Champion Bret Hart as they prepare for their Iron Man Match at WrestleMania. Plus, the Ultimate Warrior’s WrestleMania opponent is announced, the Ringmaster reinvents himself, and Goldust’s mind games with “Rowdy” Roddy Piper go too far. All this and much more.
# Episode 1996.11 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_03_18_SD
MAR. 18, 1996 | UA (D,S,V) | 46m
WWE Champion Bret Hart meets Tatanka in the main event. As the road to WrestleMania XII continues, Diesel begins to realize the gravity of his impending match with The Undertaker. Camp Cornette accepts the challenge laid out by Yokozuna and his allies. Plus, Goldust faces Fatu, the British Bulldog battles Jake “The Snake” Roberts, and more.
# Episode 1996.12 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_03_25_SD
MAR. 25, 1996 | UA (D,S,V) | 45m
Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart find themselves at odds when Hart tries to lend a hand in The Heartbreak Kid’s match against Leif Cassidy. Undertaker and Paul Bearer deliver their final message to Diesel. Plus, Hunter Hearst Helmsley battles Aldo Montoya, Ahmed Johnson in action, and much more.
# Episode 1996.13 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_04_01_SD
APR. 01, 1996 | UA (D,V) | 46m
New WWE Champion Shawn Michaels kicks off his inaugural title reign and acknowledges his next challengers. After weeks of cryptic messages, Mankind makes his debut. As The Undertaker faces off with Justin Hawk Bradshaw, the Deadman’s newest enemy makes his presence felt. Plus, Marc Mero, The Body Donnas, and many more in action.
# Episode 1996.14 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_04_08_SD
APR. 08, 1996 | UA (D,S,V) | 48m
The Ultimate Warrior makes his triumphant return to WWE. WWE Champion Shawn Michaels takes on Jerry “The King” Lawler with Diesel looming ringside. Giants collide when Yokozuna goes one-on-one with Vader. Ahmed Johnson challenges British Bulldog in an Arm Wrestling Contest. Hunter Hearst Helmsley faces Duke “The Dumpster” Droese and more.
# Episode 1996.15 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_04_15_SD
APR. 15, 1996 | UA (V) | 49m
Bret Hart reflects on his controversial defeat at WrestleMania. Now that Vader’s path of destruction has claimed Yokozuna, Jim Cornette’s most devastating client sets his sights on a real bad guy. Plus, Goldust defends the Intercontinental Championship against Savio Vega, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin battles Bart Gunn, and much more.
# Episode 1996.16 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_04_22_SD
APR. 22, 1996 | UA | 43m
Diesel delivers a message to his old friend Shawn Michaels. As Savio Vega challenges Goldust for the Intercontinental Championship, he may find out that vengeance is best served “Stone Cold.” Plus, Mankind battles Aldo Montoya in the main event, Vader takes on Fatu, and much more.
# Episode 1996.17 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_04_29_SD
APR. 29, 1996 | UA (D,L,V) | 48m
WWE Champion Shawn Michaels finds himself on the receiving end of the British Bulldog’s bite after Jim Cornette makes some shocking allegations against The Heartbreak Kid. Mankind faces off against Bart Gunn. Plus, The Ultimate Warrior takes on Dr. Isaac Yankem, Savio Vega makes a special challenge to “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, and much more
# Episode 1996.18 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_05_06_SD
MAY 06, 1996 | UA (D,L,V) | 49m
After scandalous allegations were made against WWE Champion Shawn Michaels, another woman comes forward to further discredit the integrity of The Heartbreak Kid. Goldust learns the stipulation for his match against the Undertaker. Plus, the 1-2-3 Kid battles “Wildman” Marc Mero, the British Bulldog takes on Fatu, and much more.
# Episode 1996.19 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_05_13_SD
MAY 13, 1996 | UA | 49m
Goldust looks to shine his spotlight on the Undertaker with help from Mankind. WWE Champion Shawn Michaels looks to take out his recent frustrations in a match against Hunter Hearst Helmsley. Plus, the British Bulldog offers a stern warning towards The Heartbreak Kid, Vader takes out the trash when he battles Duke “The Dumpster” Droese, and more.
# Episode 1996.20 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_05_20_SD
MAY 20, 1996 | UA (D,V) | 48m
WWE Champion Shawn Michaels ignores the bark of the British Bulldog and welcomes his bite as he provides color commentary for the Bulldog’s match against Jake “The Snake” Roberts. As The Undertaker delivers a message to Goldust before their upcoming Casket Match, Mankind takes it upon himself to seal the Deadman’s fate. All that and more.
# Episode 1996.21 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_05_27_SD
MAY 27, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 49m
King of the Ring qualifying matches kick off as several WWE Superstars including the Ultimate Warrior, Vader, and more begin a quest for the crown. Ahmed Johnson receives a taste of gold. Ted Dibiase puts full faith in “Stone Cold” Steve Austin when he announces a business decision that will change both their careers.
# Episode 1996.22 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_06_03_SD
JUN. 03, 1996 | UA (D,L,V) | 45m
“Stone Cold” Steve Austin looks to advance in the first round of the King of the Ring tournament. As Austin continues his quest for the crown, Jake “The Snake” Roberts begins his own when he takes on Hunter Hearst Helmsley. Plus, Mankind takes on Barry Horowitz, Goldust offers explanations for his actions towards Ahmed Johnson, and more.
# Episode 1996.23 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_06_10_SD
JUN. 10, 1996 | UA | 49m
The Undertaker goes one-on-one with the British Bulldog. As Jerry “The King” Lawler looks for a creative way out of his upcoming match with the Ultimate Warrior, he finds his integrity questioned. Plus, the first round matches of the King of the Ring Tournament continue, Mankind makes his presence felt, and much more.
# Episode 1996.24 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_6_17_1996_SD
JUN. 17, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 49m
The quarter-finals of the King of the Ring Tournament kick off, including “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, and more. Jim Cornette announces the perfect referee for the upcoming match between Shawn Michaels and the British Bulldog. Plus, a special look at Brian Pillman’s contract signing with WWE and much more.
# Episode 1996.25 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_6_24_1996_SD
JUN. 24, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 49m
Newly-crowned King of the Ring “Stone Cold” Steve Austin faces The Undertaker. Savio Vega teams up with Aldo Montoya & the Brooklyn Brawler to take on three of Jim Cornette’s finest. Plus, Ahmed Johnson battles Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Brian Pillman continues to cause controversy, and much more.
# Episode 1996.26 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_7_1_1996_SD
JUL. 01, 1996 | UA | 49m
Goldust shows Marc Mero just how wild he can be when they meet in the main event. WWE Champion Shawn Michaels goes one-on-one with his former tag team partner Marty Jannetty. After having his personal challenges mocked by Jerry “The King” Lawler, Jake “The Snake” Roberts gets some punishment from Mankind. Plus, “Stone” Cold Steve Austin and more.
# Episode 1996.27 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_7_8_1996_SD
JUL. 08, 1996 | UA | 48m
After WWE President Gorilla Monsoon suspends the Ultimate Warrior, WWE Champion Shawn Michaels and Intercontinental Champion Ahmed Johnson turn to a partner with a vicious streak to help them take on Camp Cornette at In Your House. Plus, Savio Vega battles Bradshaw, Vader & the British Bulldog take on The Godwinns in the main event.
# Episode 1996.28 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_7_15_1996_SD
JUL. 15, 1996 | UA | 48m
WWE Tag Team Champions The Smoking Gunns receive a pair of golden opportunities as Bart challenges Ahmed Johnson for the Intercontinental Championship and Billy faces Shawn Michaels for the WWE Championship. Plus, Camp Cornette looks to increase their chances at In Your House, Marc Mero takes on T.L. Hopper, and more
# Episode 1996.29 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_7_22_1996_SD
JUL. 22, 1996 | UA (D,L,V) | 49m
Shawn Michaels & Ahmed Johnson take on The Smoking Gunns for the WWE Tag Team Championship. With Vader now scheduled to meet Michaels for the WWE Championship at SummerSlam, Jim Cornette delivers a message to the Heartbreak Kid. Plus, Mankind, Goldust, and many more in action
# Episode 1996.30 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_7_29_1996_SD
JUL. 29, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 49m
Undertaker battles “Stone Cold” Steve Austin. While Vader looks for another victory on his road to SummerSlam, Jim Cornette calls out Jose Lothario for a face-to-face confrontation. After attacking Ahmed Johnson, Faarooq Asad is given a Sunny introduction to WWE. Plus, Sycho Sid in action, the British Bulldog takes on Henry Godwinn, and more.
# Episode 1996.31 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_8_5_1996_SD
AUG. 05, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 47m
A Raw Invitational Battle Royal is held to see who will face the WWE Champion after SummerSlam. Shawn Michaels sits down for a one-on-one interview. The rivalry between Mankind and The Undertaker escalates. Faarooq Asad continues to cause problems for Ahmed Johnson. Plus, The New Rockers take on The Body Donnas and more.
# Episode 1996.32 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_8_12_1996_SD
AUG. 12, 1996 | UA (L,S,V) | 48m
WWE Champion Shawn Michaels warms up for his SummerSlam match with Vader by taking on another one of Camp Cornette’s finest. Ahmed Johnson gives an update on his in-ring future. WWE cameras catch up with Bret Hart. Plus, Crush goes one-on-one with Savio Vega, The Godwinns in tag team action, and more.
# Episode 1996.33 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_8_19_1996_SD
AUG. 19, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 47m
WWE Champion Shawn Michaels battles Yokozuna. Paul Bearer explains why he turned on the Undertaker to side with the deranged Mankind. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin competes against Goldust, Sycho Sid, and Savio Vega for a chance at the WWE Championship. Plus, an Intercontinental Championship tournament kicks off, Mark Henry makes an enemy, and more.
# Episode 1996.34 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_9_6_1996_SD
SEP. 06, 1996 | UA (V) | 45m
On this special Championship Friday edition of Raw, Goldust challenges Shawn Michaels for the WWE Championship. As Mark Henry’s receives his first challenge from Jerry “The King” Lawler. While the Intercontinental Title tournament continues, Bob Backlund announces his championship aspirations. Plus, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Mankind, and more
# Episode 1996.35 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_9_9_1996_SD
SEP. 09, 1996 | UA (V) | 46m
The Undertaker goes one-on-one with Salvatore Sincere. Savio Vega faces off against Faarooq in first round matchup in the Intercontinental Championship Tournament. As Brian Pillman continues to make claims about Bret Hart, he is joined by an old friend. Plus, The Stalker takes on T.L. Hopper, Crush battles Freddie Joe Floyd, and much more.
# Episode 1996.36 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_9_16_1996_SD
SEP. 16, 1996 | UA (V) | 49m
The tournament for the Intercontinental Championship reaches the semi-finals as Sycho Sid battles Faarooq. While Brian Pillman’s promises to bring about an interview with Bret Hart continue to raise questions, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin has some questions of his own. The Sultan faces Jake “The Snake” Roberts, The Smoking Gunns in action, and more.
# Episode 1996.37 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_9_23_1996_SD
SEP. 23, 1996 | UA (V) | 48m
The finals of the Intercontinental Championship Tournament see “Wildman” Marc Mero battle Faarooq. The Undertaker has a grave message for Mankind and Paul Bearer. Plus, The Stalker faces Hunter Hearst Helmsley in the main event, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin continues his tirade on Bret Hart, Double J’s musical ability is exposed, and more.
# Episode 1996.38 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_09_30_SD
SEP. 30, 1996 | UA (V) | 47m
Shawn Michaels & Jose Lothario take on Vader & Jim Cornette. As Jake “The Snake” Roberts battles “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, his problems with Jerry “The King” Lawler escalate. “The Real Double J” is revealed. Hunter Hearst Helmsley issues a challenge to Mr. Perfect, The Godwinns are in action, and The Undertaker promises to grant Mankind’s wish.
# Episode 1996.39 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_10_07_SD
OCT. 07, 1996 | UA (V) | 49m
Sycho Sid takes on Goldust. The New and Improved Rockers flex their in-ring abilities in a match against The Smoking Gunns. After recently being revealed to be the voice behind Double J’s musical career, the “Real Double J” Jesse James breaks his silence. Plus, The Sultan battles Aldo Montoya, Vader bites off more than he can chew, and much more.
# Episode 1996.40 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_10_14_SD
OCT. 14, 1996 | UA (V) | 48m
“Stone Cold” Steve Austin calls out Bret Hart and meets WWE Champion Shawn Michaels in the main event. After months of a verbal abuse directed at Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Jerry “The King” Lawler may have to eat his words. Before they face off in a Buried Alive Match, The Undertaker and Mankind deliver their last words. Plus, Vader and more.
# Episode 1996.41 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_10_21_SD
OCT. 21, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 49m
Bret Hart returns and makes some stunning proclamations about his WWE future. While Mr. Perfect is scheduled to take on Hunter Hearst Helmsley in the main event, a plot is revealed that could bring championship gold to the Connecticut Blue Blood. Plus, The Smoking Gunns take on The Godwinns, Sycho Sid in singles action, and more.
# Episode 1996.42 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_10_28_SD
OCT. 28, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 49m
WWE Champion Shawn Michaels takes on Tag Team Champion The British Bulldog. With Bret Hart at his home in Calgary and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin at WWE Studios, both men are interviewed live via satellite about their upcoming face off at Survivor Series. Plus, Billy Gunn battles Freddie Joe Floyd, Crush squares off against Aldo Montoya, and more.
# Episode 1996.43 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_11_04_SD
NOV. 04, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 49m
Brian Pillman prepares to give an interview via satellite from his home while he recuperates from his recent injury. However, things take a dangerous turn when Pillman and his family are targeted by his old friend “Stone Cold” Steve Austin. Plus, The Sultan battles Alex Porteau, Goldust takes on The Stalker, and much more.
# Episode 1996.44 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_11_11_SD
NOV. 11, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 47m
“Stone Cold” Steve Austin takes on Bob “Spark Plugg” Holly in the main event. The problems between WWE Champion Shawn Michaels and Sycho Sid reach a boiling point when they team up to challenge the British Bulldog & Owen Hart for their Tag Team Championship. All this and more.
# Episode 1996.45 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_11_18_SD
NOV. 18, 1996 | UA (L,V) | 49m
New WWE Champion Sycho Sid speaks about his victory over Shawn Michaels and sends a message to Bret Hart. When The Executioner targets “Stone Cold” Steve Austin in his confrontation with Mankind, Austin receives help from an unlikely source. Plus, Faarooq takes on Savio Vega, Leif Cassidy & Bob “Spark Plugg” Holly in a tag team action, and more.
# Episode 1996.46 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_11_25_SD
NOV. 25, 1996 | UA (V) | 45m
While Bret Hart looks to settle a sibling rivalry in one-on-one action, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin shows the “Hit Man” that their problems are far from over. From his home in San Antonio, Shawn Michaels, along side Jose Lothario, shares his thoughts on Sycho Sid’s despicable actions Plus, Marc Mero faces Billy Gunn, Rocky Maivia in action, and more.
# Episode 1996.47 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_12_02_SD
DEC. 02, 1996 | UA (V) | 48m
Billy Gunn and Intercontinental Champion Hunter Hearst Helmsley take on Marc Mero & Jake “The Snake” Roberts. Shawn Michaels joins the show via satellite for a special interview. Plus, Sycho Sid’s WWE Championship defense against “Stone Cold” Steve Austin in London, England is revisited, Flash Funk battles The Goon, and more.
# Episode 1996.48 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_12_09_SD
DEC. 09, 1996 | UA (V) | 48m
The Undertaker and Mankind battle in a No Holds Barred main event. While Bret Hart prepares for his upcoming WWE Championship opportunity at In Your House, the “Hit Man” gives an interview about recent events in WWE. Plus, Sycho Sid takes on Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Goldust goes one-on-one against Bart Gunn, and much, much more.
# Episode 1996.49 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_12_16_SD
DEC. 16, 1996 | UA (D,V) | 47m
A frustrated Bret Hart lashes out on his rivals and adopts a new attitude with “Stone Cold” Steve Austin becoming the object of his wrath. Sibling rivalry goes too far when Bart and Billy Gunn face off against each other in the main event. Plus, Shawn Michaels, WWE Champion Sycho Sid, and many more.
# Episode 1996.50 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_12_23_SD
DEC. 23, 1996 | UA (V) | 47m
WWE Champion Sycho Sid shows the WWE Universe the meaning of attitude during an interview. Shawn Michaels expresses his feelings about the WWE Championship picture. Bret Hart walks a razor’s edge in the main event. Hunter Hearst Helms, Rocky Maivia and more in action. Plus, the legendary Mil Mascaras makes his Monday Night Raw debut.
# Episode 1996.51 – WWF_Monday_Night_Raw_1996_12_30_SD
DEC. 30, 1996 | UA (V) | 49m
Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart come face-to-face in a special interview. When “Stone Cold” Steve Austin teams up with Faarooq to battle Jesse James & Savio Vega. Plus, Goldust takes on Jerry “The King” Lawler in the main event, Hunter Hearst Helmsley squares off against Flash Funk, and more.