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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Callis as the WWF's Jackyl in 1997-98 may have been Plan A for the Higher Power in Wrestling/TheUndertaker's Wrestling/MinistryOfDarkness. The Jackyl was a cult-leader dressed in all black with charismatic brainwashing prowess, Franchise/CthulhuMythos-inspired [[RuleOfSymbolism occult symbolism]], and revolutionary ambitions to become the leader of the WWF. Furthermore, he was the one who first managed [[Wrestling/RonSimmons Faarooq]] and [[Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield Bradshaw]] as a team when they became the dark Hell's Henchmen, and he was the one referring to them as his Acolytes before that term got over enough to become their new name.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Callis as the WWF's Jackyl in 1997-98 may have been Plan A for the Higher Power in Wrestling/TheUndertaker's Wrestling/MinistryOfDarkness. The Jackyl was a cult-leader dressed in all black with charismatic brainwashing prowess, Franchise/CthulhuMythos-inspired [[RuleOfSymbolism occult symbolism]], and revolutionary ambitions to become the leader of the WWF. Furthermore, he was the one who first managed put [[Wrestling/RonSimmons Faarooq]] and [[Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield Bradshaw]] together as a team when they became the dark Hell's Henchmen, and he was the one referring to them as his Acolytes in late 1998 and managed them before that term got over enough to become their new name.allegiance to the Undertaker's Ministry was revealed.


* RealitySubtext: The whole "Network" angle derived from ECW's actual problems with TNN. Within this angle, his complaint against ECW commentator and all-around king of innuendos Joel Gertner, that Gertner was "getting himself over at the expense of the talent", was bitten straight from the reason the WWF gave for firing Callis at the end of the previous year. Speaking of which…
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Callis as the Wrestling/{{WW|E}}F's Jackyl in 1997-98 may have been Plan A for the Higher Power in Wrestling/TheUndertaker's Wrestling/MinistryOfDarkness. The Jackyl was a cult-leader dressed in all black with charismatic brainwashing prowess, Franchise/CthulhuMythos-inspired [[RuleOfSymbolism occult symbolism]], and revolutionary ambitions to become the leader of the WWF. Furthermore, he was the one who first managed [[Wrestling/RonSimmons Faarooq]] and [[Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield Bradshaw]] as a team when they became the dark Hell's Henchmen, and he was the one referring to them as his Acolytes before that term got over enough to become their new name.

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* RealitySubtext: The whole "Network" angle derived from ECW's actual problems with TNN. Within this angle, his complaint against ECW commentator and all-around king of innuendos Joel Gertner, that Gertner was "getting himself over at the expense of the talent", was bitten straight from the reason the WWF Wrestling/{{WW|E}}F gave for firing Callis at the end of the previous year. year.[[note]]His using this rationale as a censorious heel was obviously a subtle TakeThat to the WWF for practically setting him up to do just that by having him literally cut his promos over his stables' matches, then punishing him for it.[[/note]] Speaking of which…
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Callis as the Wrestling/{{WW|E}}F's WWF's Jackyl in 1997-98 may have been Plan A for the Higher Power in Wrestling/TheUndertaker's Wrestling/MinistryOfDarkness. The Jackyl was a cult-leader dressed in all black with charismatic brainwashing prowess, Franchise/CthulhuMythos-inspired [[RuleOfSymbolism occult symbolism]], and revolutionary ambitions to become the leader of the WWF. Furthermore, he was the one who first managed [[Wrestling/RonSimmons Faarooq]] and [[Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield Bradshaw]] as a team when they became the dark Hell's Henchmen, and he was the one referring to them as his Acolytes before that term got over enough to become their new name.


* RealitySubtext: The whole "Network" angle derived from ECW's actual problems with TNN.

to:

* RealitySubtext: The whole "Network" angle derived from ECW's actual problems with TNN. Within this angle, his complaint against ECW commentator and all-around king of innuendos Joel Gertner, that Gertner was "getting himself over at the expense of the talent", was bitten straight from the reason the WWF gave for firing Callis at the end of the previous year. Speaking of which…


* RealitySubtext: The whole "Network" angle derived from ECW's actual problems with TNN.

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* RealitySubtext: The whole "Network" angle derived from ECW's actual problems with TNN.TNN.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Callis as the Wrestling/{{WW|E}}F's Jackyl in 1997-98 may have been Plan A for the Higher Power in Wrestling/TheUndertaker's Wrestling/MinistryOfDarkness. The Jackyl was a cult-leader dressed in all black with charismatic brainwashing prowess, Franchise/CthulhuMythos-inspired [[RuleOfSymbolism occult symbolism]], and revolutionary ambitions to become the leader of the WWF. Furthermore, he was the one who first managed [[Wrestling/RonSimmons Faarooq]] and [[Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield Bradshaw]] as a team when they became the dark Hell's Henchmen, and he was the one referring to them as his Acolytes before that term got over enough to become their new name.

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* RealitySubtext: The whole "Network" angle derived from ECW's actual problems with TNN.

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