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* {{Fireballs}}: Threw one while diguised disguised as a cameraman that allowed Wrestling/{{Yokozuna}} to defeat Wrestling/HulkHogan, which then escalated in Yokozuna banzai dropping Hulk Hogan out of the WWF for nine years (Hogan still wrestled elsewhere, obviously, but since WWE rarely acknowledges other companies it declared Hulkamania dead)


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'''Bruno Lauer''' (b. 1965) is an American ProfessionalWrestling manager/referee/official from Memphis, TN best known for his work in Wrestling/{{WWE}} as '''Harvey Wippleman.''' He debuted in the 1980s working in various Southern promotions as '''Downtown Bruno.''' He arrived in WWE in 1991 as '''Dr. Harvey Wippleman'''. While he ultimately became the manager of jobbers, he had a few significant moments, namely his feuds with the Undertaker and with announcer Howard Finkel. By late 1995-early 1996, he stopped being an active manager and worked as a referee and behind the scenes as a road agent. He has made the occasional cameo here and there. As for his in-ring achievements, he was the last ever [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/al/secw/se-us-j.html NWA United States Junior Heavyweight Champion]] and is the only man to both manage a wrestler (Bertha Faye) to the WWE Women's Title and, later, win it himself.

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\n'''Bruno Lauer''' Bruno Lauer (b. 1965) is an American ProfessionalWrestling manager/referee/official from Memphis, TN best known for his work in Wrestling/{{WWE}} as '''Harvey Wippleman.''' Harvey Wippleman. He debuted in the 1980s working in various Southern promotions as '''Downtown Bruno.''' Downtown Bruno. He arrived in WWE in 1991 as '''Dr. Dr. Harvey Wippleman'''.Wippleman. While he ultimately became the manager of jobbers, he had a few significant moments, namely his feuds with the Undertaker and with announcer Howard Finkel. By late 1995-early 1996, he stopped being an active manager and worked as a referee and behind the scenes as a road agent. He has made the occasional cameo here and there. As for his in-ring achievements, he was the last ever [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/al/secw/se-us-j.html NWA United States Junior Heavyweight Champion]] and is the only man to both manage a wrestler (Bertha Faye) to the WWE Women's Title and, later, win it himself.




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* [[{{Biography}} Autobiography]]: 2008's ''Wrestling with the Truth''


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* {{Biography}}: His 2008 autobiography ''Wrestling with the Truth''.


* ArchEnemy: [[Characters/WWECommentators Howard Finkel]], Wrestling/TheUndertaker

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* ArchEnemy: [[Characters/WWECommentators Howard Finkel]], Wrestling/HowardFinkel, Wrestling/TheUndertaker


* CreepyCrossdresser: Disguised himself as "Harvina" to defeat [[Characters/WWEDivas the Kat]] for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-wm.html WWE Women's Title]].

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* CreepyCrossdresser: Disguised himself as "Harvina" to defeat [[Characters/WWEDivas [[Wrestling/StacyCarter the Kat]] for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-wm.html WWE Women's Title]].

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* GrievousHarmWithABody: Was the body giving the harm when Wrestling/{{Chyna}} threw him into the crowd when he tried to separate her and Marlena during the March 10th, 1997 episode of ''Raw''.


* WouldHitAGirl[=/=]IWasBeatenByAGirl: As mentioned above under CreepyCrossdresser. Wrestling/{{Jacqueline}} {{Squash|Match}}ed him in about 30 seconds though. His [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain sexist comments]], to a woman who is both an excellent wrestler and a black belt in [=Tae Kwan Do=], before the match qualify as BullyingADragon[=/=]TooDumbToLive.

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* WouldHitAGirl[=/=]IWasBeatenByAGirl: As mentioned above under CreepyCrossdresser. Wrestling/{{Jacqueline}} {{Squash|Match}}ed him in about 30 seconds though. His [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain sexist comments]], comments]] before the match, to a woman who is both an excellent wrestler and a black belt in [=Tae Kwan Do=], before the match qualify as BullyingADragon[=/=]TooDumbToLive.

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* {{Fireballs}}: Through one that allowed Wrestling/{{Yokozuna}} to defeat Wrestling/HulkHogan, which then escalated in Yokozuna banzai dropping Hulk Hogan out of the WWF for nine years (Hogan still wrestled elsewhere, obviously, but since WWE rarely acknowledges other companies it declared Hulkamania dead)


* AlmightyJanitor: Despite being the manager of jobbers, and not winning most of his small handful of matches himself, he's always had a job.



* GimmickMatches: He had a series of Tuxedo matches with Howard Finkel in 1994 and 1995, all but one of which he lost.



* SmallNameBigEgo
* WouldHitAGirl: As mentioned above under CreepyCrossdresser. Wrestling/{{Jacqueline}} {{Squash|Match}}ed him in about 30 seconds though. His [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain sexist comments]], to a woman who is both an excellent wrestler and a black belt in [=Tae Kwan Do=], before the match qualify as BullyingADragon[=/=]TooDumbToLive

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* SmallNameBigEgo
SmallNameBigEgo: As a manager.
* WouldHitAGirl: WouldHitAGirl[=/=]IWasBeatenByAGirl: As mentioned above under CreepyCrossdresser. Wrestling/{{Jacqueline}} {{Squash|Match}}ed him in about 30 seconds though. His [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain sexist comments]], to a woman who is both an excellent wrestler and a black belt in [=Tae Kwan Do=], before the match qualify as BullyingADragon[=/=]TooDumbToLiveBullyingADragon[=/=]TooDumbToLive.
** Wrestling/{{Ivory}} defeated him at a house show on October 1, 2000.


* {{Jerkass}}

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* {{Jerkass}}{{Jerkass}}: He and Big Bully Busick would harass ring announcer Mike [=McGuirk=], leading to [[Wrestling/SidEudy Sid Justice]] making the save.

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'''Bruno Lauer''' (b. 1965) is an American ProfessionalWrestling manager/referee/official from Memphis, TN best known for his work in Wrestling/{{WWE}} as '''Harvey Wippleman.''' He debuted in the 1980s working in various Southern promotions as '''Downtown Bruno.''' He arrived in WWE in 1991 as '''Dr. Harvey Wippleman'''. While he ultimately became the manager of jobbers, he had a few significant moments, namely his feuds with the Undertaker and with announcer Howard Finkel. By late 1995-early 1996, he stopped being an active manager and worked as a referee and behind the scenes as a road agent. He has made the occasional cameo here and there. As for his in-ring achievements, he was the last ever [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/al/secw/se-us-j.html NWA United States Junior Heavyweight Champion]] and is the only man to both manage a wrestler (Bertha Faye) to the WWE Women's Title and, later, win it himself.

As usual, you can find the basics at [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr._Harvey_Wippleman The Other Wiki]].


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* ArchEnemy: [[Characters/WWECommentators Howard Finkel]], Wrestling/TheUndertaker
* [[{{Biography}} Autobiography]]: 2008's ''Wrestling with the Truth''
* BeardOfEvil: In 1992.
* CreepyCrossdresser: Disguised himself as "Harvina" to defeat [[Characters/WWEDivas the Kat]] for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-wm.html WWE Women's Title]].
* HammyHerald: For Wrestling/{{Kamala}} in 1992.
* {{Jerkass}}
* {{Jobber}}[=/=]ButtMonkey: He managed several and he took a lot of abuse as well.
* {{Megane}}
* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: Until he dropped the "Dr." in late 1992-early 1993.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: He was originally going to be called Henry Herman, after [=Pee-Wee=] Herman, with him wearing a similar suit. He even received "Pee Wee" chants when he made his earliest appearances.
* PowerStable:
** (old school Memphis): The Stud Stable, led by Robert Fuller
*** The Commission, led by Brickhouse Brown
** (in Power Pro Wrestling): The Syndicate.
* SmallNameBigEgo
* WouldHitAGirl: As mentioned above under CreepyCrossdresser. Wrestling/{{Jacqueline}} {{Squash|Match}}ed him in about 30 seconds though. His [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain sexist comments]], to a woman who is both an excellent wrestler and a black belt in [=Tae Kwan Do=], before the match qualify as BullyingADragon[=/=]TooDumbToLive

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