This is the 700th episode of Smackdown. I can somewhat remember watching the first episode, though I have better memories of the first WCW Thunder for some reason.
Last week's show is here: http://prowresblog.blogspot.com/2013/01/wwe-friday.html
|"Welcome to Fiesta Del Rio!" - Ricardo|
|"Last time I was here, I even tried to steal your car." - Sheamus, obviously forgetting that he did and that he trashed it.|
|"Sheamus, this is a party and I don't want anyone fighting." - ADR | "What? Really?" - Sheamus|
|"We don't see Bud Selig do that." - JBL|
|"He'll never be allowed in Ireland again." - JBL|
|"Ric Flair was a great wrestler and you, you just have catchphrases." - Awesome line from Primo|
The Great Khali vs Tensai
|"It's like Optimus Prime vs Megatron." - Josh | "It's a video game?" - JBL | "No John, it's Transformers." - Josh|
|"And speaking of things that weren't a good idea, what's with that thing on Cody's face?" - Kane|
|"Some people just don't understand when their facial hair starts to look ridiculous." - DB|
|"Are you two going to act like second graders tonight or are you actually interested in delivering some pain to Team Rhodes Scholars and Wade Barrett tonight?" - Orton | "Both." - Kane|
|"Tonight is not about the Rumble. First, we win our tag match, and then, GROUP HUG!" - DB|
|"I'm sorry, I'm not much of a hugger." - Orton | "Not yet, you're not." - DB|
The Miz vs Primo
|"H-Town!" - Kaitlyn and Booker T|
Kaitlyn vs Aksana
Back to the Diva's washing machine cycle as Eve left, so someone will turn heel and probably take Kaitlyn's belt. Paige would be the obvious choice here to go up against Kaitlyn next.
They did a feature package on Mick Foley.
|Josh explained that ADR has a red scarf now due to his spanish blood and showing a tribute to bullfighters.|
Overall thoughts: The show peaked in the first segment. The only other thing you might want to see besides that is the Kofi/Cesaro match for the awesome finish. Other than that, a very average edition of Smackdown.