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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Teaming up with Dawn Marie against Shaniqua just made Shaniqua look like a baby {{face}} overcoming the odds, given that by this point Marie had well established herself as [[HateSink pure evil]] while Shaniqua's only crimes had been hindering opponents of The Basham Brothers and maybe being a {{dominatrix}}, but if you had objections to [[WrestlingDoesntPay Shaniqua's second job]] chances are you still found Marie worse given her escapades had gotten someone {{killed|offforreal}} on camera, namely Wilson's father!

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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Teaming up with Dawn Marie against Shaniqua just made Shaniqua look like a baby {{face}} overcoming the odds, given that by this point Marie Dawn had well established herself as [[HateSink [[{{Heel}} pure evil]] while Shaniqua's only crimes had been hindering opponents of The Basham Brothers and maybe being a {{dominatrix}}, but if you had objections to [[WrestlingDoesntPay Shaniqua's second job]] chances are you still found Marie Dawn worse given her escapades had gotten someone {{killed|offforreal}} on camera, namely Wilson's father!


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* IWantYouToMeetAnOldFriendOfMine: With both Wrestling/MollyHolly and Wrestling/TrishStratus when she was in the Alliance. Molly had actually trained her to wrestle when she was a valet in WCW. Torrie and Trish had also been in magazines together in their modelling days.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: The death of her father, Al Wilson, means that his Kayfabe death via OutWithABang is even less funny now than it was at the time.

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* AuthorsSavingThrow: After missing out on becoming Women's Champion or the first Divas' Champion, some see her Hall of Fame induction to be this.


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** Torrie lampshaded the {{Irony}} in her shoot interview that the Undertaker's ex-wife Sara Callaway hated her when she was on the road in 2001. She became best friends with his next wife Wrestling/MichelleMcCool.


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* NightmareFuel: An episode of Smackdown in 2004 had the Big Show lose a match that meant he had to quit. While walking backstage, he overheard Torrie laughing and assumed she was laughing at him. He did not take it well, later ambushing her in the parking lot and destroying her car - having her flee in terror. The episode ended with him holding her over a high ledge.


** Her Hall of Fame induction. Many SmartMarks have balked at the idea of a MsFanservice who never won a title nor did much, if anything of note wrestling-wise being inducted over others who did. Though some fans are coming to her defense, pointing out things such as her longevity, her character and the fact that she's still well-liked and almost as well-remembered as the likes of Trish and Lita, and that not everyone who goes into the Hall of Fame has to have been a multi-time world champion.

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** Her Hall of Fame induction. Many SmartMarks smart marks have balked at the idea of a MsFanservice who never won a title nor did much, if anything of note wrestling-wise being inducted over others who did. Though some fans are coming to her defense, pointing out things such as her longevity, her character and the fact that she's still well-liked and almost as well-remembered as the likes of Trish and Lita, and that not everyone who goes into the Hall of Fame has to have been a multi-time world champion.


** Her Hall of Fame induction. Many SmartMarks have balked at the idea of a MsFanservice who never won a title nor did much, if anything of note wrestling-wise being inducted over others who did. Though some fans are coming to her defense, pointing out things such as her longevity, her character and the fact that she's still well-liked and almost as well-remembered as the likes of Trish and Lita, and that not everyone who goes into the Hall of Fame has to have been a multi-time world champion.



* UnexpectedCharacter: She was an unexpected entry in the first Women's Wrestling/RoyalRumble in 2018.

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** She was announced as an inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame the next year, which took many by surprise.


** The now incredibly obscure incident in 2005 where she was allegedly fired and rehired within a few days was oddly prophetic of something that happened to {{Wrestling/Emma}} literally ten years later. She was fired for accidentally shoplifting an [=iPad=] case and then rehired only a few hours later.

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** The now incredibly obscure incident in 2005 where she was allegedly fired and rehired within a few days was oddly prophetic of something that happened to {{Wrestling/Emma}} [[Wrestling/TenilleDashwood Emma]] literally ten years later. She was fired for accidentally shoplifting an [=iPad=] case and then rehired only a few hours later.


** The brief incident in 2005 where she was fired and rehired within a few days was oddly prophetic of something that happened to {{Wrestling/Emma}} literally ten years later. She was fired for accidentally shoplifting an [=iPad=] case and then rehired only a few hours later.

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** The brief now incredibly obscure incident in 2005 where she was allegedly fired and rehired within a few days was oddly prophetic of something that happened to {{Wrestling/Emma}} literally ten years later. She was fired for accidentally shoplifting an [=iPad=] case and then rehired only a few hours later.


* SugarWiki/AwesomeMoments: Her return as part of the 2018 Royal Rumble match. Showing that she did not end her career as a {{Fanservice}} model, she took it straight to Wrestling/SashaBanks and even eliminated Wrestling/DanaBrooke from the match. The crowd erupted with cheers as soon as her music hit, showing that she was still remembered just as fondly as the stars like Trish and Lita.



* EnsembleDarkhorse: No Women's Championship, no major storylines (aside from her nine-month feud with Dawn Marie) and no real accolades - besides two Playboy covers. However she was one of the most popular Divas of the Wrestling/RuthlessAggressionEra and is still fondly remembered to this day.

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: No Women's Championship, no major storylines (aside from her nine-month feud with Dawn Marie) and no real accolades - besides two Playboy covers. However she was one of the most popular Divas of the Wrestling/RuthlessAggressionEra and is still fondly remembered to this day. When she returned during the first women's Royal Rumble, she received thunderous pops and the crowd audibly chanted for her during the match.


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* GrowingTheBeard:
** Torrie's time on Smackdown in 2002 and 2003 saw her ring skills becoming quite respectable. She and Nidia had a series of matches that were pretty good.
** Torrie really stepped it up in 2007, having a pretty intense series of bouts against Victoria when she was moved back to Smackdown. It's suspected that the Divas' Championship was going to be introduced this way before Torrie got injured.
* HarsherInHindsight: The year 2004 saw Kurt Angle punishing her for injuries he suffered at the hands of the Big Show - including a match where her career was put on the line. Torrie's career would come to a sudden end just three years later, because of injuries. However her departure was an amicable one - WWE offering Torrie a chance to stay on as a PR figure.
* HilariousInHindsight:
** Krissy Vaine said in a shoot interview that she had a hard time getting hired by WWE because she looked so similar to Torrie - and she was signed immediately after darkening her hair. And after she reverted to her original colour, she was put on the road and into a program with Torrie.
** The brief incident in 2005 where she was fired and rehired within a few days was oddly prophetic of something that happened to {{Wrestling/Emma}} literally ten years later. She was fired for accidentally shoplifting an [=iPad=] case and then rehired only a few hours later.


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** Wrestling/CandiceMichelle has said that she would have preferred having an actual match at Wrestling/WrestleMania as opposed to a Playboy Pillow Fight.
* TookTheBadFilmSeriously: Torrie was noted for her attempts to bring some wrestling to the {{Fanservice}} segments she kept having to do. For example in a Lingerie Match against Stacy Keibler, she performed a springboard elbow as a ShoutOut to Tajiri - and in a Playboy Evening Gown match she did a crossbody to Jackie Gayda.

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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Teaming up with Dawn Marie against Shaniqua just made Shaniqua look like a baby {{face}} overcoming the odds, given that by this point Marie had well established herself as [[HateSink pure evil]] while Shaniqua's only crimes had been hindering opponents of The Basham Brothers and maybe being a {{dominatrix}}, but if you had objections to [[WrestlingDoesntPay Shaniqua's second job]] chances are you still found Marie worse given her escapades had gotten someone {{killed|offforreal}} on camera, namely Wilson's father!


* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: After one match with Victoria, a strange blonde woman brutally attacked Torrie at ringside...and was never seen again. This woman was Krissy Vaine who had originally been planned to be a part of a storyline with Torrie but asked for her release due to personal issues.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: After one match with Victoria, [[Wrestling/LisaMarieVaron Victoria]], a strange blonde woman brutally attacked Torrie at ringside...and was never seen again. This woman was Krissy Vaine who had originally been planned to be a part of a storyline with Torrie but asked for her release due to personal issues.



* IWantYouToMeetAnOldFriendOfMine: With both Wrestling/MollyHolly and Wrestling/TrishStratus when she was in the Alliance. Molly had actually trained her to wrestle when she was a valet in WCW. Torrie and Trish had also been in magazines together in their modelling days.



** Despite being the two top face Divas on Raw and Smackdown respectively, Trish Stratus and Torrie never had any kind of feud. They did wrestle each other briefly on Raw in 2005 but that was eclipsed by Trish's big storyline with Mickie James.

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** Despite being the two top face Divas on Raw and Smackdown respectively, Trish Stratus and Torrie never had any kind of feud. They did wrestle each other briefly on Raw in 2005 but that was eclipsed by Trish's big storyline with Mickie James.Wrestling/MickieJames.

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* UnexpectedCharacter: She was an unexpected entry in the first Women's Wrestling/RoyalRumble in 2018.


* EnsembleDarkhorse: No Women's Championship, no major storylines (aside from her nine-month feud with Dawn Marie) and no real accolades - besides two Playboy covers. However she was one of the most popular Divas of the Ruthless Aggression Era and is still fondly remembered to this day.

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: No Women's Championship, no major storylines (aside from her nine-month feud with Dawn Marie) and no real accolades - besides two Playboy covers. However she was one of the most popular Divas of the Ruthless Aggression Era Wrestling/RuthlessAggressionEra and is still fondly remembered to this day.


** StrawmanHasAPoint: At the same time, one would be hard-pressed to find any Torrie Wilson match worth their salt (see the debacle of matches she had with Dawn Marie at ''Royal Rumble 2003'' and ''Judgment Day 2004''); coupled with the deepest women's roster WWE had in 2002-2004, and the lack of title opportunities for Torrie became understandable, if not justifiable. The Divas title was actually created for the ''[=SmackDown=]'' fanservice ladies, with Torrie originally slated to be the first recipient before she left.
* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: After one match with Victoria, a strange blonde woman brutally attacked Torrie at ringside...and was never seen again. This woman was Krissy Vaine who had originally been planned to be a part of a storyline with Torrie but asked for her release due to personal issues.

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** StrawmanHasAPoint: At the same time, one would be hard-pressed to find any Torrie Wilson match worth their salt (see the debacle of matches she had with Dawn Marie at ''Royal Rumble 2003'' and ''Judgment Day 2004''); coupled with the deepest women's roster WWE had in 2002-2004, and the lack of title opportunities for Torrie became understandable, if not justifiable. The Divas title was actually created for the ''[=SmackDown=]'' fanservice ladies, with Torrie originally slated to be the first recipient before she left.
* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: After one match with Victoria, a strange blonde woman brutally attacked Torrie at ringside...and was never seen again. This woman was Krissy Vaine who had originally been planned to be a part of a storyline with Torrie but asked for her release due to personal issues.issues.
* BrokenBase:
** Fans can't agree on whether or not Torrie should have been champion. The camp that says no cites some particularly bad matches she had on PPV with Dawn Marie early in her career - especially when the women's division on Raw was in a boom period. The others argue that she had improved as a wrestler by the year 2006, and would have been a worthy Divas' Champion.
** The lengthy storyline with Dawn Marie. {{Smart Mark}}s loathed it for taking nine months and not delivering notable matches (and because [[GirlShowGhetto it was a women's feud]]). Diva fans loved it for giving a high profile angle that didn't involve the Women's Championship - and was in addition to the title feud rather than instead of. There were also some who liked it in a SoBadItsGood sense, or for the {{Fanservice}}.
* EnsembleDarkhorse: No Women's Championship, no major storylines (aside from her nine-month feud with Dawn Marie) and no real accolades - besides two Playboy covers. However she was one of the most popular Divas of the Ruthless Aggression Era and is still fondly remembered to this day.
* EstrogenBrigade: Despite being a MsFanservice character, Torrie had a huge following of female fans - for her fashion, beauty and character. Women's wrestling website ''Diva Dirt'' was a SpiritualSuccessor to a Torrie Wilson fan-site.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot:
** The planned storyline between Krissy Vaine and her could probably have been something impressive, given how brutal Krissy's attack on her was at ringside. But Krissy had opted to leave WWE, rendering it an AbortedArc.[[note]]Krissy later confessed that she was battling depression for her whole time in developmental and asked for her release, convinced that her condition would only get worse on the main roster[[/note]]
** Despite being the two top face Divas on Raw and Smackdown respectively, Trish Stratus and Torrie never had any kind of feud. They did wrestle each other briefly on Raw in 2005 but that was eclipsed by Trish's big storyline with Mickie James.
* TheWoobie: This was her raison d'etre for most of her career. Whenever a {{Heel}} needed to get heat, Torrie was an easy target to go after. This is presumably also the reason she rarely stayed heel for very long; she was just too effective as a doe-eyed damsel. She would be succeeded in this aspect by Wrestling/KellyKelly.


** StrawmanHasAPoint: At the same time, one would be hard-pressed to find any Torrie Wilson match worth their salt (see the debacle of matches she had with Dawn Marie at ''Royal Rumble 2003'' and ''Judgment Day 2004''); coupled with the deepest women's roster the WWE had in 2002-2004, and the lack of title opportunities for Torrie became understandable, if not justifiable. The Divas title was actually created for the [=SmackDown=] fanservice ladies, with Torrie originally slated to be the first recipient before she left.

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** StrawmanHasAPoint: At the same time, one would be hard-pressed to find any Torrie Wilson match worth their salt (see the debacle of matches she had with Dawn Marie at ''Royal Rumble 2003'' and ''Judgment Day 2004''); coupled with the deepest women's roster the WWE had in 2002-2004, and the lack of title opportunities for Torrie became understandable, if not justifiable. The Divas title was actually created for the [=SmackDown=] ''[=SmackDown=]'' fanservice ladies, with Torrie originally slated to be the first recipient before she left.

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