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* RealSongThemeTune: "Waltzing Matilda"


'''The Fabulous Kangaroos''' were a ProfessionalWrestling TagTeam that existed in one form or another from 1957 to 1983. They were started by Al Costello and Roy Heffernan and debuted in Stampede Wrestling. Their gimmick was of an, to use Costello's words, "Ultra UsefulNotes/{{Australia}}n" team. They would go on to compete in multiple territories, including Florida, Detroit, Los Angeles, Capitol Wrestling (the precursor to [=WWE=]) and many others. Over time, Ray St. Clair, Bruno Bekkar, Don Kent, Tony Charles, and Johnny Heffernan would all spend time as members of the team. Among their many in-ring achievements, the Costello/Heffernan version were 3x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-us-t.html NWA Capitol Wrestling United States Tag Team Champions]], Costello held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/mi/nwa/mi-nwa-t.html NWA (Detroit) World Tag Team Titles]] three times (1x w[=/=]St. Clair and 2x w[=/=]Don Kent), and Don Kent held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pr/wwc/wwc-t.html WWC (Puerto Rico) World Tag Team Titles]] twice, once with Costello and once with Heffernan. The Costello/Heffernan team was inducted into the ''[[Wrestling/TheWrestlingObserverNewsletter Wrestling Observer Newsletter]]'' Hall of Fame in 1996.

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'''The The Fabulous Kangaroos''' Kangaroos were a ProfessionalWrestling TagTeam that existed in one form or another from 1957 to 1983. They were started by Al Costello and Roy Heffernan and debuted in Stampede Wrestling. Their gimmick was of an, to use Costello's words, "Ultra UsefulNotes/{{Australia}}n" team. They would go on to compete in multiple territories, including Florida, Detroit, Los Angeles, Capitol Wrestling (the precursor to [=WWE=]) and many others. Over time, Ray St. Clair, Bruno Bekkar, Don Kent, Tony Charles, and Johnny Heffernan would all spend time as members of the team. Among their many in-ring achievements, the Costello/Heffernan version were 3x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-us-t.html NWA Capitol Wrestling United States Tag Team Champions]], Costello held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/mi/nwa/mi-nwa-t.html NWA (Detroit) World Tag Team Titles]] three times (1x w[=/=]St. Clair and 2x w[=/=]Don Kent), and Don Kent held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pr/wwc/wwc-t.html WWC (Puerto Rico) World Tag Team Titles]] twice, once with Costello and once with Heffernan. The Costello/Heffernan team was inducted into the ''[[Wrestling/TheWrestlingObserverNewsletter Wrestling Observer Newsletter]]'' Hall of Fame in 1996.


* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: According to the WWE Encyclopedia, "[the] Australian tandem quickly endeared themselves to the New York City crowds by tossing boomerangs into the audience." One tiny problem: the Kangaroos were ''heels.''


* {{Tuckerization}}: The name "Al Costello" was taken from AlCapone and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Costello Frank Costello]].

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* {{Tuckerization}}: The name "Al Costello" was taken from AlCapone UsefulNotes/AlCapone and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Costello Frank Costello]].

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* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: According to the WWE Encyclopedia, "[the] Australian tandem quickly endeared themselves to the New York City crowds by tossing boomerangs into the audience." One tiny problem: the Kangaroos were ''heels.''


* ForeignWrestlingHeel: To the extent that they actually provoked ''riots''.

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* ForeignWrestlingHeel: {{Heel}}s: To the extent that they actually provoked ''riots''. ''riots.''


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* {{Tuckerization}}: The name "Al Costello" was taken from AlCapone and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Costello Frank Costello]].


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'''The Fabulous Kangaroos''' were a ProfessionalWrestling TagTeam that existed in one form or another from 1957 to 1983. They were started by Al Costello and Roy Heffernan and debuted in Stampede Wrestling. Their gimmick was of an, to use Costello's words, "Ultra Australian" team. They would go on to compete in multiple territories, including Florida, Detroit, Los Angeles, Capitol Wrestling (the precursor to [=WWE=]) and many others. Over time, Ray St. Clair, Bruno Bekkar, Don Kent, Tony Charles, and Johnny Heffernan would all spend time as members of the team. Among their many in-ring achievements, the Costello/Heffernan version were 3x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-us-t.html NWA Capitol Wrestling United States Tag Team Champions]], Costello held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/mi/nwa/mi-nwa-t.html NWA (Detroit) World Tag Team Titles]] three times (1x w[=/=]St. Clair and 2x w[=/=]Don Kent), and Don Kent held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pr/wwc/wwc-t.html WWC (Puerto Rico) World Tag Team Titles]] twice, once with Costello and once with Heffernan. The Costello/Heffernan team was inducted into the ''[[Wrestling/TheWrestlingObserverNewsletter Wrestling Observer Newsletter]]'' Hall of Fame in 1996.

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'''The Fabulous Kangaroos''' were a ProfessionalWrestling TagTeam that existed in one form or another from 1957 to 1983. They were started by Al Costello and Roy Heffernan and debuted in Stampede Wrestling. Their gimmick was of an, to use Costello's words, "Ultra Australian" UsefulNotes/{{Australia}}n" team. They would go on to compete in multiple territories, including Florida, Detroit, Los Angeles, Capitol Wrestling (the precursor to [=WWE=]) and many others. Over time, Ray St. Clair, Bruno Bekkar, Don Kent, Tony Charles, and Johnny Heffernan would all spend time as members of the team. Among their many in-ring achievements, the Costello/Heffernan version were 3x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-us-t.html NWA Capitol Wrestling United States Tag Team Champions]], Costello held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/mi/nwa/mi-nwa-t.html NWA (Detroit) World Tag Team Titles]] three times (1x w[=/=]St. Clair and 2x w[=/=]Don Kent), and Don Kent held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pr/wwc/wwc-t.html WWC (Puerto Rico) World Tag Team Titles]] twice, once with Costello and once with Heffernan. The Costello/Heffernan team was inducted into the ''[[Wrestling/TheWrestlingObserverNewsletter Wrestling Observer Newsletter]]'' Hall of Fame in 1996.

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* [[LegacyCharacter Legacy Team]]: Wrestling/AlSnow teamed with Mickey Doyle and Denny Kass as the New Fabulous Kangaroos.

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[[caption-width-right:244:L-R: Al Costello, manager "Wild" Red Berry and Roy Heffernan]]


'''The Fabulous Kangaroos''' were a ProfessionalWrestling TagTeam that existed in one form or another from 1957 to 1983. They were started by Al Costello and Roy Heffernan and debuted in Stampede Wrestling. Their gimmick was of an, to use Costello's words, "Ultra Australian" team. They would go on to compete in multiple territories, including Florida, Detroit, Los Angeles, Capitol Wrestling (the precursor to [=WWE=]) and many others. Over time, Ray St. Clair, Bruno Bekkar, Don Kent, Tony Charles, and Johnny Heffernan would all spend time as members of the team. Among their many in-ring achievements, the Costello/Heffernan version were 3x [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-us-t.html NWA Capitol Wrestling United States Tag Team Champions]], Costello held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/mi/nwa/mi-nwa-t.html NWA (Detroit) World Tag Team Titles]] three times (1x w[=/=]St. Clair and 2x w[=/=]Don Kent), and Don Kent held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pr/wwc/wwc-t.html WWC (Puerto Rico) World Tag Team Titles]] twice, once with Costello and once with Heffernan. The Costello/Heffernan team was inducted into the ''[[Wrestling/TheWrestlingObserverNewsletter Wrestling Observer Newsletter]]'' Hall of Fame in 1996.

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


!!! "Waltzing Tropes":
* AlliterativeName: '''B'''runo '''B'''ekkar
* FinishingMove: Boomerang (Catapult into a knockout punch)
* ForeignWrestlingHeel: To the extent that they actually provoked ''riots''.
* KangaroosRepresentAustralia
* LandDownUnder: Well, duh.
* NiceHat
* RealSongThemeTune: "Waltzing Matilda"
* StageNames:
** Al Costello was born Giacomo Costa
** Don Kent was born Leo Joseph Smith Jr.
** Bruno Bekkar was born Brian Ashby
** Johnny Heffernan was born Bob Della Serra
* [[UnrelatedBrothers Unrelated Cousin]]: Johnny Heffernan was this to Roy.

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