From the three synopses (two we received exclusively and one from Amazon.com) for the Raw 20th Anniversary DVD box set, over half of the episodes to be featured were revealed!
Using the information, 11 of the episodes can be identified. There are also 3 unknown/undated episodes referred to, which takes it to a possible 14 episodes of the final 20 chosen.
The 20 Greatest Episodes Uncut Unedited. WWE presents the Raw 20th Anniversary Collection, a 12 DVD set packaged in a deluxe digipak. Includes 20 of the greatest episodes in full on DVD for the first time. Featuring classic matches and moments including Lita vs. Victoria in a Steel Cage Match, Undertaker, Triple H & Shane McMahon vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock & Mr McMahon with Special Guest Referee Shawn Michaels, The Rock vs. Mankind in a No Disqualifications Match for the WWE Championship, Rob Van Dam vs. Santino, CM Punk vs. Matt Hardy and much much more. (more details)
January 4, 1999 – Mankind Wins Championship
May 10, 1999 – Highest Rated Raw Ever?
November 24, 2003 – Raw Roulette
December 10, 2007 – 15th Anniversary
Celebrate 20 years of nonstop entertainment with Raw 20th Anniversary Collection: The 20 Greatest Episodes Uncut & Unedited. With over 1000 episodes to its credit, Raw is by far the longest running episodic program in TV history. In this 12-disc DVD / 10-disc Blu-ray collection, WWE presents the 20 most timeless episodes for the first time in their entirety.
From landmark anniversaries, milestones, ratings bonanzas, and unforgettable shows that left a particular mark in WWE history, these episodes represent the rawest of Raw. Including: the highest rated Raw ever; Mania the night after WrestleMania; WWE takes over WCW and simulcasts Nitro; Dude Love interrupts Stone Cold and Mr. McMahon; the original ECW invasion; Homecoming, Raw Roulette, WrestleMania Rewind and so much more!
Featuring John Cena, Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Mick Foley, CM Punk and all the greatest Superstars in the history of Raw! Plus, Michael Cole and the Bella’s present the detailed facts & figures behind the personalities, matches, venues and all the various quirks that have shaped Raw over the years. (more details)
February 24, 1997 – The Original ECW Invasion
April 13, 1998 – Dude Love Interrupts Stone Cold and Mr. McMahon
March 26, 2001 – The Raw & Nitro Simulcast
October 3, 2005 – Homecoming
Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of Raw, WWE presents 20 of the most memorable Raw episodes in history all in one all-new collector’s set. For the first time ever, this collection will feature 20 COMPLETE EPISODES of Raw spread out over 12 DVD discs (10 Blu-ray). Each episode will be featured in chronological order, and were carefully selected to present a wide range that showcases all eras, several milestones and historic moments throughout Raw history. This collection is a must-own for WWE fans. Featured Episodes Include:
The first Raw
The original DX invasion
Austin vs. McMahon with Dude Love interruption
The highest rated Raw ever (8.1)
Raw 15th Anniversary
Bret Hart’s return in 2010 and More! (more details)
January 11, 1993 – First Ever Raw
April 27, 1998 – The Original DX Invasion
January 4, 2010 – Bret Hart’s Return to WWE
The “Raw 20th Anniversary Collection” box set boasts having the 20 greatest episodes of Raw uncut & unedited! Click here to pre-order yours. It’s on the way for December 3rd to the US, December 4th to Australia, and is expected to hit UK/Europe in January.
Legends of Mid-South Wrestling drops this coming Tuesday on DVD and Blu-ray. You can order yours from $20.96 at this link or WWEShop.com. Below is a final preview clip before the release. Look out for Joe Israel’s review of the set in one of our next articles.
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