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* MemeticMutation: "THE YETAAAAY!"


* SoBadItsGood: While the DOD was hated for a variety of reasons during its existence (old wrestlers, silly gimmicks, Beefcake and Tenta being there because of their connection to Hogan, the seemingly endless Sullivan-Benoit feud), there can be entertainment found in it, particularly the vignettes in the Dungeon itself, with Zodiac saying "YES NO YES NO YES NO!," and anyone who doesn't like listening to King Curtis Iaukea isn't a wrestling fan.

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* SoBadItsGood: SoBadItsGood[=/=]HamAndCheese[=/=]NarmCharm[=/=]{{Guilty Pleasure|s}}: While the DOD was hated for a variety of reasons during its existence (old wrestlers, silly gimmicks, Beefcake and Tenta being there because of their connection to Hogan, the seemingly endless Sullivan-Benoit feud), there can be entertainment found in it, particularly the vignettes in the Dungeon itself, with Zodiac saying "YES NO YES NO YES NO!," and anyone who doesn't like listening to King Curtis Iaukea isn't a wrestling fan.


* SoBadItsGood[: While the DOD was hated for a variety of reasons during its existence (old wrestlers, silly gimmicks, Beefcake and Tenta being there because of their connection to Hogan, the seemingly endless Sullivan-Benoit feud), there can be entertainment found in it, particularly the vignettes in the Dungeon itself, with Zodiac saying "YES NO YES NO YES NO!," and anyone who doesn't like listening to King Curtis Iaukea isn't a wrestling fan.

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* SoBadItsGood[: SoBadItsGood: While the DOD was hated for a variety of reasons during its existence (old wrestlers, silly gimmicks, Beefcake and Tenta being there because of their connection to Hogan, the seemingly endless Sullivan-Benoit feud), there can be entertainment found in it, particularly the vignettes in the Dungeon itself, with Zodiac saying "YES NO YES NO YES NO!," and anyone who doesn't like listening to King Curtis Iaukea isn't a wrestling fan. fan.
**On May 31, 2013, Wrestling/{{WWE}} [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgqHn4IqA3o posted]] the segment with Hogan in the Dungeon from ''Clash of the Champions 31'' (August 6, 1995) on its Website/YouTube channel. One commenter wrote, "This is terrible but I can't stop watching."


* SoBadItsGood[=/=]HamAndCheese[=/=]NarmCharm[=/=]{{Guilty Pleasure|s}}: While the DOD was hated for a variety of reasons during its existence (old wrestlers, silly gimmicks, Beefcake and Tenta being there because of their connection to Hogan, the seemingly endless Sullivan-Benoit feud), there can be entertainment found in it, particularly the vignettes in the Dungeon itself, with Zodiac saying "YES NO YES NO YES NO!," and anyone who doesn't like listening to King Curtis Iaukea isn't a wrestling fan.

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* SoBadItsGood[=/=]HamAndCheese[=/=]NarmCharm[=/=]{{Guilty Pleasure|s}}: SoBadItsGood[: While the DOD was hated for a variety of reasons during its existence (old wrestlers, silly gimmicks, Beefcake and Tenta being there because of their connection to Hogan, the seemingly endless Sullivan-Benoit feud), there can be entertainment found in it, particularly the vignettes in the Dungeon itself, with Zodiac saying "YES NO YES NO YES NO!," and anyone who doesn't like listening to King Curtis Iaukea isn't a wrestling fan.


** [[http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/columns/misc/owendowell01.html This column]] offers an interesting defense of the original DOD, insisting that, even if it was stupid, it was the last gasp of a "family-friendly" kind of stupid as opposed to the "adults-only" kind of stupid that would follow with the NWO and the Wrestling/AttitudeEra.

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** [[http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/columns/misc/owendowell01.html This column]] offers an interesting defense of the original DOD, insisting that, even if it was stupid, it was the last gasp of a "family-friendly" kind of stupid as opposed to the "adults-only" kind of stupid that would follow with the NWO [=nWo=] and the Wrestling/AttitudeEra.


** Jacqueline backstabbing Kevin Sullivan to cost him his career vs career match against Chris Benoit. There was no foreshadowing and no after-effect. Of course, it really happened because Sullivan legitimately hated Benoit and didn't want to lose cleanly to him.

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** Jacqueline backstabbing Kevin Sullivan to cost him his career vs career match against Chris Benoit. There was no foreshadowing and no after-effect.after-effect - Jacqueline didn't even go on to affiliate with Benoit afterwards, she managed Harlem Heat for a bit and then left for WWF. Of course, it really happened because Sullivan legitimately hated Benoit and didn't want to lose cleanly to him.


* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: [[http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/columns/misc/owendowell01.html This column]] offers an interesting defense of the original DOD, insisting that, even if it was stupid, it was the last gasp of a "family-friendly" kind of stupid as opposed to the "adults-only" kind of stupid that would follow with the NWO and the Wrestling/AttitudeEra.

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: AlternativeCharacterInterpretation:
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[[http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/columns/misc/owendowell01.html This column]] offers an interesting defense of the original DOD, insisting that, even if it was stupid, it was the last gasp of a "family-friendly" kind of stupid as opposed to the "adults-only" kind of stupid that would follow with the NWO and the Wrestling/AttitudeEra.



* HamToHamCombat: It's a group of [[NoIndoorVoice LOUD]] [[WrestlingMonster monster heels]] feuding with Wrestling/HulkHogan, what would you expect?



** HamToHamCombat: It's a group of [[NoIndoorVoice LOUD]] [[WrestlingMonster monster heels]] feuding with Wrestling/HulkHogan, what would you expect?
*** TookTheBadFilmSeriously: Tenta sat for 24 hours having his Louisiana State University Tigers tattoo changed to a shark. Not too long after that, he stopped doing the gimmick.
**** A lot of the accidental humor comes from how everything ''was'' played so straight-faced and serious.


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* TookTheBadFilmSeriously:
** John Tenta sat for 24 hours having his Louisiana State University Tigers tattoo changed to a shark. Not too long after that, he stopped doing the gimmick.
** A lot of the accidental humor comes from how everything ''was'' played so straight-faced and serious.


* ShockingSwerve: Jimmy Hart turning on Hogan and costing him the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-h.html WCW World Heavyweight Title]] in his match with the Giant at ''WCW Halloween Havoc 95,'' with the added twist that Hart had set up the contract so that the title could change hands on a DQ.

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* ShockingSwerve: Jimmy ShockingSwerve:
**Jimmy
Hart turning on Hogan and costing him the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-h.html WCW World Heavyweight Title]] in his match with the Giant at ''WCW Halloween Havoc 95,'' with the added twist that Hart had set up the contract so that the title could change hands on a DQ.DQ.
**Jacqueline backstabbing Kevin Sullivan to cost him his career vs career match against Chris Benoit. There was no foreshadowing and no after-effect. Of course, it really happened because Sullivan legitimately hated Benoit and didn't want to lose cleanly to him.


* SoBadItsGood[=/=]HamAndCheese[=/=]NarmCharm[=/=][[GuiltyPleasures Guilty Pleasure]]: While the DOD was hated for a variety of reasons during its existence (old wrestlers, silly gimmicks, Beefcake and Tenta being there because of their connection to Hogan, the seemingly endless Sullivan-Benoit feud), there can be entertainment found in it, particularly the vignettes in the Dungeon itself, with Zodiac saying "YES NO YES NO YES NO!," and anyone who doesn't like listening to King Curtis Iaukea isn't a wrestling fan.

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* SoBadItsGood[=/=]HamAndCheese[=/=]NarmCharm[=/=][[GuiltyPleasures Guilty Pleasure]]: SoBadItsGood[=/=]HamAndCheese[=/=]NarmCharm[=/=]{{Guilty Pleasure|s}}: While the DOD was hated for a variety of reasons during its existence (old wrestlers, silly gimmicks, Beefcake and Tenta being there because of their connection to Hogan, the seemingly endless Sullivan-Benoit feud), there can be entertainment found in it, particularly the vignettes in the Dungeon itself, with Zodiac saying "YES NO YES NO YES NO!," and anyone who doesn't like listening to King Curtis Iaukea isn't a wrestling fan.

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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RnHjSPHTwM The DOD theme]]


** Sullivan has [[http://thesmartmarks.com/old_site/artman/publish/article_420.shtml said]] that it was intended to be darker than it came off as, and that WCW did it because they didn't know how they were supposed to get [[Wrestling/TheBigShow Paul Wight]] over.
** Ron Reis (The Yeti) has said that the infamous Giant-Hogan-Yeti double-bearhug spot at ''WCW Halloween Havoc 95'' wasn't intended to look the way it did.
*** HamToHamCombat: It's a group of [[NoIndoorVoice LOUD]] [[WrestlingMonster monster heels]] feuding with Wrestling/HulkHogan, what would you expect?

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** Sullivan has [[http://thesmartmarks.com/old_site/artman/publish/article_420.shtml said]] that it was intended to be darker than it came off as, and that WCW did it because they didn't know how they were supposed to get [[Wrestling/TheBigShow Paul Wight]] over.
** Ron Reis (The Yeti) has said that the infamous Giant-Hogan-Yeti double-bearhug spot at ''WCW Halloween Havoc 95'' wasn't intended to look the way it did.
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HamToHamCombat: It's a group of [[NoIndoorVoice LOUD]] [[WrestlingMonster monster heels]] feuding with Wrestling/HulkHogan, what would you expect?



* WhatCouldHaveBeen
** Loch Ness was slated for a huge push. This ended when Martin Ruane was diagnosed with cancer and abruptly left WCW to return to England.


** HamToHamCombat: It's a group of [[NoIndoorVoice LOUD]] [[WrestlingMonster monster heels]] feuding with Wrestling/HulkHogan, what would you expect?


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*** HamToHamCombat: It's a group of [[NoIndoorVoice LOUD]] [[WrestlingMonster monster heels]] feuding with Wrestling/HulkHogan, what would you expect?


** As some fans have said, the Dungeon was a pretty lousy stable for WCW, but it would've fit in great with Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. That is, if the various gimmicks had been given to wrestlers who could keep up with the CHIKARA wrestling style...



* ShockingSwerve: Jimmy Hart turning on Hogan and costing him the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-h.html WCW World Havyweight Title]] in his match with the Giant at ''WCW Halloween Havoc 95,'' with the added twist that Hart had set up the contract so that the title could change hands on a DQ.
* SoBadItsGood[=/=]HamAndCheese[=/=]NarmCharm: While the DOD was hated for a variety of reasons during its existence (old wrestlers, silly gimmicks, Beefcake and Tenta being there because of their connection to Hogan, the seemingly endless Sullivan-Benoit feud), there can be entertainment found in it, particularly the vignettes in the Dungeon itself, with Zodiac saying "YES NO YES NO YES NO!," and anyone who doesn't like listening to King Curtis Iaukea isn't a wrestling fan.

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* ShockingSwerve: Jimmy Hart turning on Hogan and costing him the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wcw/wcw-h.html WCW World Havyweight Heavyweight Title]] in his match with the Giant at ''WCW Halloween Havoc 95,'' with the added twist that Hart had set up the contract so that the title could change hands on a DQ.
* SoBadItsGood[=/=]HamAndCheese[=/=]NarmCharm: SoBadItsGood[=/=]HamAndCheese[=/=]NarmCharm[=/=][[GuiltyPleasures Guilty Pleasure]]: While the DOD was hated for a variety of reasons during its existence (old wrestlers, silly gimmicks, Beefcake and Tenta being there because of their connection to Hogan, the seemingly endless Sullivan-Benoit feud), there can be entertainment found in it, particularly the vignettes in the Dungeon itself, with Zodiac saying "YES NO YES NO YES NO!," and anyone who doesn't like listening to King Curtis Iaukea isn't a wrestling fan.



** TookTheBadFilmSeriously: Tenta sat for 24 hours having his Louisiana State University Tigers tattoo changed to a shark. Not too long after that, he stopped doing the gimmick.
** A lot of the accidental humor comes from how everything ''was'' played so straight-faced and serious.

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** *** TookTheBadFilmSeriously: Tenta sat for 24 hours having his Louisiana State University Tigers tattoo changed to a shark. Not too long after that, he stopped doing the gimmick.
** **** A lot of the accidental humor comes from how everything ''was'' played so straight-faced and serious.



** As some fans have said, the Dungeon was a pretty lousy stable for WCW, but it would've fit in great with Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. That is, if the various gimmicks had been given to wrestlers who could keep up with the CHIKARA wrestling style...
* WTHCostumingDepartment: The Yeti's mummy outfit. Hell, his Scorpion-ripoff outfit too.

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** As some fans have said, the Dungeon was a pretty lousy stable for WCW, but it would've fit in great with Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. That is, if the various gimmicks had been given to wrestlers who could keep up with the CHIKARA wrestling style...
* WTHCostumingDepartment: The Yeti's mummy outfit. Hell, his Scorpion-ripoff outfit too.too, though that was after he had left the Dungeon.


* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: [[http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/columns/misc/owendowell01.html This column]] offers an interesting defense of the original DOD, insisting that, even if it was stupid, it was the last gasp of a "family-friendly" kind of stupid as opposed to the "adults-only" kind of stupid that would follow with the NWO and the Wrestling/AttitudeEra.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: [[http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/columns/misc/owendowell01.html This column]] offers an interesting defense of the original DOD, insisting that, even if it was stupid, it was the last gasp of a "family-friendly" kind of stupid as opposed to the "adults-only" kind of stupid that would follow with the NWO and the Wrestling/AttitudeEra.

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* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The Shark's entrance music bore a certain resemblance to the "Theme from ''Film/{{Jaws}}''".

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