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  • The Stinger for WrestleMania IX featured Kamala "communing with the animals" backstage at Circus Maximus. He was supposed to fight Bam Bam Bigelow, but the match didn't happen due to to time constraints.
  • The footage of OJ Simpson being pursued by police getting reused in the Hollywood Backlot Brawl between "Rowdy" Roddy Piper and Goldust at WrestleMania XII, which was made even funnier with Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler hanging lampshades over the use of the footage. Vince even remarks "You know I have to say that this footage looks...awfully familiar."
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  • WrestleMania X-7 included a very unusual example during the Hardcore championship match between Raven, Kane and TheBigShow. The referee got a funny moment when Kane was chasing Show and Raven on a golf cart, and the referee suddenly jumped on the back to hitch a ride with him. Jim Ross and Paul Heyman lampshaded this, as have several amused You Tube video commenters.
  • WrestleMania X-8's "match" where the Hardcore championship (Under the 24/7 rule) changed hands from Maven, Spike Dudley, The Hurricane, Mighty Molly, Christian and back to Maven over the course of the pay-per-view. Here's how it played out:
    • Goldust and Maven were having a Hardcore Championship Match in the ring.
    • After Maven and Goldust knocked one another out with trash can lids, Spike Dudley ran in (with his own ref) and pinned Maven to win the title.
    • Crash Holly came down to attempt to win the title off of Spike Dudley, sending him running through the audience, with Crash, Goldust, and Maven in pursuit.
    • Later, Crash Holly and Spike Dudley were wrestling backstage, when suddenly, Al Snow attempts to run them down with a golf cart, only to miss and crash into a pile of boxes.
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    • Spike Dudley attempted to escape after throwing Crash Holly into a steel door, only for The Hurricane to swing in, kick him down, and pin him to win the title. Just as the Hurricane leaves, Al Snow breaks out of the boxes, only to realize he's too late.
    • Later, the Hurricane is being interviewed on how he ambushed Spike Dudley and stole the title, with the interviewer pointing out that an ambush isn't very superheroic. Mighty Molly comes in, seeming to congratulate The Hurricane, but instead, she smacks him in the back of the head with a frying pan and pins him to win the title.
    • Later again, Mighty Molly is carefully making her way down a hallway, when the top half of a door suddenly swings shut into her face, knocking her out. The door half opens, revealing Christian, who proceeds to pin her for the title.
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    • Finally, Christian is about to leave the arena in a taxi, but Maven took advantage of Christian's celebration taking a little too long, caught him in a roll-up, and pinned him to win the title back, then made a getaway in the taxi Christian was about to take.
      • And just to rub salt in the wound, Christian's luggage was already in the trunk.
      • It's also followed up with a Brick Joke from Christian's loss to European Champion Diamond Dallas Page earlier in the evening. Leading up to the event, Page had been using his motivational speaker gimmick at the time to get Christian to begin thinking "positively" in order to help him with his temper problems that were affecting his performance in the ring. After Maven takes off, Page shows up to congratulate Christian for thinking positive despite losing two title matches in one night, prompting a Villainous Breakdown from Christian.
  • The WrestleMania Rumble.
  • The commercials for WrestleMania 21:
    • Triple H parodying Braveheart and Ric Flair coming in with a mule.
    • Undertaker doing the famous "Did I fire six shots, or was it only five?" ending with the signature eye roll.
    • Christy Hemme and Kurt Angle do the famous scene from "When Harry Met Sally...", complete with Kurt wearing a ridiculous wig.
      Linda McMahon: I'll have what she's having.
    • Various superstars doing the "You Talkin' to Me?" line from Taxi Driver, ranging from Big Show unable to do it, and Batista with a Who's on First? routine.
    • Basic Instinct with the three Canadian Chrises (Chris Jericho, Chris Benoit and Christian) interrogating Stacy Keibler engaging in different "activities". Including this famous line:
      Christian: How about sadomasochistic activity?
      (cue Chris Jericho and Benoit staring at Christian)
      Christian: Just asking.
    • Eugene as Forrest Gump, ending with William Regal screaming, "Run Eugene, run!" after Eugene accidentally punches the old woman on the bench out.
    • Eddie Guerrero and Booker T as Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield and Booker T doing his own version of Ezekiel 25:17, ending with Booker T patting Eddie on the back for an I Just Shot Marvin in the Face gag.
  • The Boogeyman vs Booker T and Sharmell at WrestleMania 22 was one of the high points of Boogeyman's WWE tenure. The frightened reactions of Booker and Sharmell were classic. Booker being given advice by none other than Goldust backstage before the match was another funny moment.
  • WrestleMania 24 was billed for months as "The Biggest WrestleMania Under the Sun", because it was in Florida with an open arena. When it finally happened... it was cloudy.note 
  • WrestleMania XXX:
    • Hulk Hogan's confusing of the Superdome (in New Orleans) with the Silverdome (in Detroit). "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and The Rock couldn't let that one slide. This extended to the next night on Raw, with Hogan making a reference to it.
    • The Slam City skit with Ricky Steamboat, Sgt. Slaughter, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, Ted DiBiase, and Ron Simmons.
    • In the André the Giant battle royal:
      • The crowd going back to Fandango-ing and then Sheamus hitting him in the chest 27 times before ultimately pushing him off the ring.
      • Cesaro winning the match? Not bad. Doing so by picking up the 450 pound Big Show and dropping him over the top rope? Awesome. The commentators jokingly wondering if he'll be able to lift the huge trophy he won, and their reactions when he does? Hilarious.
    • The crowd's reaction to The Undertaker's loss to Brock Lesnar. One guy ran his fingers down his face so hard he could've peeled his skin off.
  • WrestleMania 31:
    • Remember Muhammad Hassan's elimination during his Royal Rumble debut in 2005? At WrestleMania 31's André the Giant Battle Royal, Curtis Axel gets eliminated first by EVERYONE in the ring, except Big Show, Kane (who both just watch it as Big Show tells them to toss him to the other side), Jimmy Uso and Goldust.
    • During the Undertaker vs. Wyatt match, Wyatt was doing his Spider Crawl towards Taker, when Taker did his signature 'sitting up after laying prone' thing. They stare at each other for about a second, and Bray slumps back-first, sporting one hell of an "Oh, Crap!" face...
    • There's something hilarious about watching two men (Bryan and Ziggler) bashing their heads together at the top of a ladder. And they do it again the following Raw, this time not on a ladder.
    • Daniel Bryan's post-match interview. Featuring congratulatory interruptions from Pat Patterson, Roddy Piper, Ricky Steamboat, Ric Flair, and Bret Hart (in that order.) Cue all of them, including Maria Menounos (the interviewer), doing Bryan's Big "YES!"... until Ron Simmons shows up and bellows out his trademark "DAMN!" They continue the "YES!" chants anyway.
  • WrestleMania 32:
    • The New Day's intro, which sees them tip over a giant box of "Booty-Os" and race out of the box wearing Saiyan Battle Armor! Bonus points for Michael Cole of all people, for stating the obvious Shout-Out by name-dropping Vegeta.
      • After that match, HBK, Mick Foley, and Stone Cold arrive to beat the piss out of the League of Nations (New Day's opponents). Stone Cold gives Rusev a Stunner that he gloriously oversells.
    • As sympathetic as many fans were to the performers themselves, the crowd's utter refusal to play along to WWE's narrative in the main event is pretty funny to watch, especially with how blatantly the mics are muted and how the crowd seems determined to chant the names of anyone BUT Triple H or Roman Reigns.
  • WrestleMania 33:
    • How do The New Day top dressing up as Saiyans? By dressing up as Warriors of Light, donning the garb of the Samurai and Red Mage. And for bonus points, their intro video replaced the unicorn with a Chocobo! And if that wasn't enough, Xavier Woods even played the Final Fantasy victory jingle on his trombone!
      • Bonus points: Michael Cole is excited to be calling out on the Final Fantasy references, namedropping Chocobo and Moogles with glee before telling Saxton on how big of a Final Fantasy fan he is.
    • After taking out Nia Jax together, Charlotte invites Bayley and Sasha Banks to high five. They... decline. Charlotte offers Bayley a hug, to very much the same reaction, before angrily telling the two they can fight each other and quickly rolling out of the ring.
    • At the end of the event, after The Undertaker's departure, the stage ended up catching on fire. This wasn't planned, either.
  • WrestleMania 34:
    • Braun Strowman's mystery partner in his RAW Tag Team Title match against Sheamus and Cesaro? A fan from the stands. The fan he chose? A ten year old child named Nicholasnote . The hilarity increases exponentially by how seriously the wrestlers take it, while commentary (particularly Corey Graves) lampshade the absurdity and stupidity of Braun's decision and of the entire situation as a whole.
    • After all the build and all the insults, Cena's reaction to Undertaker actually appearing is pretty much "crap his pants" and "lose miserably".
      • Even funnier is Cena is able to drop the Undertaker momentarily, taunt him, and when he goes to for a drop, the Undertaker pulls off his trademark sit up, causing Cena to slip up and fall on his ass.
    • Alexa Bliss decides to start her match with Nia Jax by slapping Nia across the face. Nia glares and then lets out a massive yell. The cameras then catch the priceless sight of Alexa letting out a matching scream of pure terror before trying to run off.
    • It's not a modern Wrestlemania without the New Day. This time around, Xavier takes out his trust trombone, blows out the Dragonzord's summoning call... and brings out a bunch of short people as pancakes.
    • During the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, "Woken" Matt Hardy and Tye Dillinger have a "Delete" vs "Ten" faceoff.
  • Wrestlemania 35
    • During the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, Colin Jostnote  brings in his therapist to help work things out with Braun Strowman, it goes as well as you would expect.
    • You thought Paul Heyman's shocked face at Brock Lesnar snapping The Streak was hilarious? Well the look on his face when Seth Rollins squashed his client is 100 times funnier, and just as satisfying to boot. The fact that the replays zoomed in on said face only added to the hilarity.
    • As advertised, Elias performed for the crowd, starting with him playing the drums, then the piano, before shifting to his trademark guitar. However with Elias being...well Elias, an interruption was inevitable, and who would interrupt him? None other than The Doctor of Thuganomics. Sporting his early 2000's look and accent, Cena massacred Elias on the mic while taking time to take barbs at himself. Really, it has to be seen to be believed.


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