Originally written on Between The Ropes  |  Last updated 9/14/13
Opening segment featuring Big Show, Triple H, and The Shield was excellent. Big Show’s fake apology letter cracked me up, and Triple H coming out to confront show about his actions made sense. But I was afraid that was going to be all there was to it. Fortunately, The Shield came out to liven things up, and Big Show entered an entertaining, hardcore, five-minute brawl with the trio. The fans in attendance were digging it, I was digging it, and it kicked things off in a hot way. Vickie Guerrero announced a dancing competition, and Vince Mcmahon Sr. rolled over in his grave. Adding insult to injury, Great Khali was added to the lineup. Everything about this segment made me want to punch myself in the face. Worst of all? Michael Cole and JBL put it over like it was the greatest thing since Kurt Angle’s milk truck. Ryback was surprisingly entertaining in his “new backst,age commentator for Smackdown” role. It was the best he’s EVER sounded on the mic. And while the bullying schtick is o...
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