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-->--'''Tim S. Dills''', ''Kayfabe Memories''

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-->--'''Tim S. Dills''', speaking about Gilbert, ''Kayfabe Memories''


** Gilbert's Army in Memphis, with the Phantom of the Opera (Tommy Gilbert), Jerry Bryant and Lt. Frazier (Stan Frazier, aka [[Characters/WWERockNWrestling WWE's Uncle Elmer]] among a million other names.) It didn't last long, as Gilbert left for Mid-South and Frazier went up to WWE.

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** Gilbert's Army in Memphis, with the Phantom of the Opera (Tommy Gilbert), Jerry Bryant and Lt. Frazier (Stan Frazier, aka [[Characters/WWERockNWrestling WWE's Uncle Elmer]] Wrestling/UncleElmer among a million other names.) It didn't last long, as Gilbert left for Mid-South and Frazier went up to WWE.


* RealSongThemeTune: Music/DonnaSummer's "Hot Stuff," of course.



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"Hot Trope International":


'''Thomas Edward Gilbert Jr.''' (1961-1995) was an American {{professional wrestl|ing}}er, manager and booker from Lexington, TN as '''"Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert'''. He was best known for his work in the Memphis area, usually feuding with Wrestling/JerryLawler. He also was the original booker for [[Wrestling/{{ECW}} NWA Eastern Championship Wrestling]]. After a run in Wrestling/JimCornette's [[Wrestling/{{SMW}} Smoky Mountain Wrestling]] in 1994, he left to book in Puerto Rico, where he died on February 18, 1995. He also competed for Wrestling/{{WWE}} in the early 1980s as a {{Jobber}}, for Wrestling/{{WCW}}, for the World Wrestling Council in Puerto Rico, for the Global Wrestling Federation in Dallas, TX, for the [[GarbageWrestler hardcore]] [=W*ING=] and IWA promotions in Japan, for various Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance territories, for Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling and for "Cowboy" Bill Watts' Mid-South Wrestling/UWF promotions. Among his achievements, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/ecw/ecw-t.html NWA ECW Tag Team Champion]] with his brother Doug (under a mask as the Dark Patriot), a former 4x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/tn/uswa/uswa-uh.html USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion]], a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-us-h.html NWA United States Tag Team Champion]] with Rick Steiner, and a 2x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/midsouth/uwf/uwf-t.html UWF World Tag Team Champion]] with Wrestling/{{Sting}}. He also had a famous three-match series with [[Wrestling/MickFoley Cactus Jack]] in 1991 for the [[http://www.twawrestling.com Tri-States Wrestling Alliance]] in Philadelphia.

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'''Thomas Thomas Edward Gilbert Jr.''' (1961-1995) Jr. (August 14, 1961 February 18, 1995) was an American {{professional wrestl|ing}}er, manager and booker from Lexington, TN as '''"Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert'''. He was best known for his work in the Memphis area, usually feuding with Wrestling/JerryLawler. He also was the original booker for [[Wrestling/{{ECW}} NWA Eastern Championship Wrestling]]. After a run in Wrestling/JimCornette's [[Wrestling/{{SMW}} Smoky Mountain Wrestling]] in 1994, he left to book in Puerto Rico, where he died on February 18, 1995. He also competed for Wrestling/{{WWE}} in the early 1980s as a {{Jobber}}, for Wrestling/{{WCW}}, for the World Wrestling Council in Puerto Rico, for the Global Wrestling Federation in Dallas, TX, for the [[GarbageWrestler hardcore]] [=W*ING=] and IWA promotions in Japan, for various Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance territories, for Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling and for "Cowboy" Bill Watts' Mid-South Wrestling/UWF promotions. Among his achievements, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/ecw/ecw-t.html NWA ECW Tag Team Champion]] with his brother Doug (under a mask as the Dark Patriot), a former 4x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/tn/uswa/uswa-uh.html USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion]], a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-us-h.html NWA United States Tag Team Champion]] with Rick Steiner, and a 2x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/midsouth/uwf/uwf-t.html UWF World Tag Team Champion]] with Wrestling/{{Sting}}. He also had a famous three-match series with [[Wrestling/MickFoley Cactus Jack]] in 1991 for the [[http://www.twawrestling.com Tri-States Wrestling Alliance]] in Philadelphia.


* BlondGuysAreEvil


-->"''Sons often find themselves living in the shadows of their fathers. Sometimes those shadows shield. Sometimes those shadows swallow. From time to time a son steps out of those shadows and when he does, the shadows he casts often reach beyond the point of measuring.''"
-->--Tim S. Dills[[quoteright:205:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/eddiegilbert_5123.jpg]]

'''Thomas Edward Gilbert Jr.''' (1961-1995) was an American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er, manager and booker from Lexington, TN as '''"Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert'''. He was best known for his work in the Memphis area, usually feuding with Wrestling/JerryLawler. He also was the original booker for [[Wrestling/{{ECW}} NWA Eastern Championship Wrestling]]. After a run in Wrestling/JimCornette's [[Wrestling/{{SMW}} Smoky Mountain Wrestling]] in 1994, he left to book in Puerto Rico, where he died on February 18, 1995. He also competed for Wrestling/{{WWE}} in the early 1980s as a {{Jobber}}, for Wrestling/{{WCW}}, for the World Wrestling Council in Puerto Rico, for the Global Wrestling Federation in Dallas, TX, for the [[GarbageWrestler hardcore]] [=W*ING=] and IWA promotions in Japan, for various Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance territories, for Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling and for "Cowboy" Bill Watts' Mid-South Wrestling/UWF promotions. Among his achievements, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/ecw/ecw-t.html NWA ECW Tag Team Champion]] with his brother Doug (under a mask as the Dark Patriot), a former 4x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/tn/uswa/uswa-uh.html USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion]], a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-us-h.html NWA United States Tag Team Champion]] with Rick Steiner, and a 2x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/midsouth/uwf/uwf-t.html UWF World Tag Team Champion]] with Wrestling/{{Sting}}. He also had a famous three-match series with [[Wrestling/MickFoley Cactus Jack]] in 1991 for the [[http://www.twawrestling.com Tri-States Wrestling Alliance]] in Philadelphia.

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-->"''Sons [[quoteright:205:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/eddiegilbert_5123.jpg]]
->''"Sons
often find themselves living in the shadows of their fathers. Sometimes those shadows shield. Sometimes those shadows swallow. From time to time a son steps out of those shadows and when he does, the shadows he casts often reach beyond the point of measuring.''"
-->--Tim
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-->--'''Tim
S. Dills[[quoteright:205:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/eddiegilbert_5123.jpg]]

Dills''', ''Kayfabe Memories''

'''Thomas Edward Gilbert Jr.''' (1961-1995) was an American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er, {{professional wrestl|ing}}er, manager and booker from Lexington, TN as '''"Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert'''. He was best known for his work in the Memphis area, usually feuding with Wrestling/JerryLawler. He also was the original booker for [[Wrestling/{{ECW}} NWA Eastern Championship Wrestling]]. After a run in Wrestling/JimCornette's [[Wrestling/{{SMW}} Smoky Mountain Wrestling]] in 1994, he left to book in Puerto Rico, where he died on February 18, 1995. He also competed for Wrestling/{{WWE}} in the early 1980s as a {{Jobber}}, for Wrestling/{{WCW}}, for the World Wrestling Council in Puerto Rico, for the Global Wrestling Federation in Dallas, TX, for the [[GarbageWrestler hardcore]] [=W*ING=] and IWA promotions in Japan, for various Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance territories, for Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling and for "Cowboy" Bill Watts' Mid-South Wrestling/UWF promotions. Among his achievements, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/ecw/ecw-t.html NWA ECW Tag Team Champion]] with his brother Doug (under a mask as the Dark Patriot), a former 4x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/tn/uswa/uswa-uh.html USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion]], a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-us-h.html NWA United States Tag Team Champion]] with Rick Steiner, and a 2x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/midsouth/uwf/uwf-t.html UWF World Tag Team Champion]] with Wrestling/{{Sting}}. He also had a famous three-match series with [[Wrestling/MickFoley Cactus Jack]] in 1991 for the [[http://www.twawrestling.com Tri-States Wrestling Alliance]] in Philadelphia.

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* HumiliatingWager: He and Madusa beat Cactus Jack and Wrestling/LunaVachon in a tag team hair vs hair match while touring Japan.


-->"'''Sons often find themselves living in the shadows of their fathers. Sometimes those shadows shield. Sometimes those shadows swallow. From time to time a son steps out of those shadows and when he does, the shadows he casts often reach beyond the point of measuring.'''"

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-->"'''Sons -->"''Sons often find themselves living in the shadows of their fathers. Sometimes those shadows shield. Sometimes those shadows swallow. From time to time a son steps out of those shadows and when he does, the shadows he casts often reach beyond the point of measuring.'''"''"


[[quoteright:205:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/eddiegilbert_5123.jpg]]

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[[quoteright:205:http://static.-->"'''Sons often find themselves living in the shadows of their fathers. Sometimes those shadows shield. Sometimes those shadows swallow. From time to time a son steps out of those shadows and when he does, the shadows he casts often reach beyond the point of measuring.'''"
-->--Tim S. Dills[[quoteright:205:http://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/eddiegilbert_5123.jpg]]


* RomanceOnTheSet: With Missy Hyatt.


** He also had a Hot Stuff International in the early days of ECW, with Doug (as the Dark Patriot), Wrestling/JimmySnuka and Wrestling/DonMuraco, which merged with [[Wrestling/PaulHeyman Paul E. Dangerously]] to become the Dangerous Alliance, adding Shane Douglas.

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** He also had a Hot Stuff International in the early days of ECW, with Doug (as the Dark Patriot), Wrestling/JimmySnuka and Wrestling/DonMuraco, which merged with [[Wrestling/PaulHeyman Paul E. Dangerously]] to become the Dangerous Alliance, adding Shane Douglas.Wrestling/ShaneDouglas.


** He also had a Hot Stuff International in the early days of ECW, with Doug (as the Dark Patriot), Wrestling/JimmySnuka and Don Muraco, which merged with [[Wrestling/PaulHeyman Paul E. Dangerously]] to become the Dangerous Alliance, adding Shane Douglas.

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** He also had a Hot Stuff International in the early days of ECW, with Doug (as the Dark Patriot), Wrestling/JimmySnuka and Don Muraco, Wrestling/DonMuraco, which merged with [[Wrestling/PaulHeyman Paul E. Dangerously]] to become the Dangerous Alliance, adding Shane Douglas.


* WrestlingFamily: Grandfather Arlie, father Tommy and brother Doug. He was also married to both Missy Hyatt and to Madusa at different points in his life.

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* WrestlingFamily: Grandfather Arlie, father Tommy and brother Doug. He was also married to both Missy Hyatt and to Madusa Wrestling/{{Madusa}} at different points in his life.


** Also managed the Russians (Ivan Koloff, Wrestling/NikitaKoloff and Kortsia Korchenko) in Mid-South and took part in the famous angle where they buried "Cowboy" Bill Watts under a Soviet flag.

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** Also managed the Russians (Ivan Koloff, (Wrestling/IvanKoloff, Wrestling/NikitaKoloff and Kortsia Korchenko) in Mid-South and took part in the famous angle where they buried "Cowboy" Bill Watts under a Soviet flag.

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