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  • Wham Lines have made moments in professional wrestling history:
    André the Giant: I’m here for one reason: to challenge you to a championship match at Wrestlemania!
    Shane Douglas: And they can all...Kiss. MY. ASS!!!
    Scott Hall: You know who I am, but you don't know why I'm here... You want a war? You're gonna get one.
    Bret Hart: Frustrated isn't the GODDAMN word for it! THIS IS BULLSHIT!
    Vince McMahon: Bret screwed Bret. I have no sympathy whatsoever for Bret.
  • And have made stars:
    "Stone Cold" Steve Austin: You sit there and you thump your Bible, and you say your prayers, and it didn't get you anywhere! Talk about your psalms, talk about John 3:16... Austin 3:16 says "I just whipped your ass"!
    Triple H: All these people talk about being students of the game. I AM the fucking game!! No one eats, sleeps or breathes this business more than me!!!
    "Rowdy" Roddy Piper: Just when they think they have the answers, I change the questions!
    The Rock: Rocky Maivia is a lot of things, but 'sucks' ain't one of them.
    Paul Bearer: Kane told me!! He's alive!! Kane is alive, Undertaker!!
    The Miz: I'd rather you all hate me for who I am than love me for something I'm not!
    Tommy Dreamer: Thank you, sir, may I have another?
  • They've launched major angles:
  • Every Hell in a Cell match booking prior to 2009 outside of WrestleMania.
    • A final match with one last catch...
      Triple H: Hell in a Cell? Alright, Hell in a Cell, you got a deal. But one stipulation.
      Cactus Jack: You name it.
      Triple H: I will go through Hell in the Cell with you, but I want YOUR CAREER ON THE LINE!!!
    • To wit, hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
      Vickie Guerrero: When I was really, really mad at you, I did something that you might not like.
      Edge: OK, I understand that. Wha... what did you do?
      Vickie Guerrero: I reinstated The Undertaker.
  • The second Summer of Punk begins...
    CM Punk: July 17th is the day my contract with World Wrestling Entertainment comes to an end... That means when the clock strikes midnight and the 17th becomes the 18th, Sunday bleeds into Monday, I'm leaving. And trust me when I tell you, I am leaving with the WWE Championship.
    • ...escalates...
    CM Punk: There's one thing that you're better at than I am and that's kissing Vince McMahon's ass.
    • And in closing...
    CM Punk: And I'd like to think that maybe this company will be better off after Vince McMahon's dead...
  • A signal of the changing of the guard...
    Triple H: I am here to inform you that, Vince, you are relieved of your duties.
  • New Year's Revolution 2006. John Cena survives the elimination chamber but...
    Vince McMahon: This individual is cashing in his Money in the Bank privilege that he earned at Wrestlemania.
    Joey Styles: No...
  • D-Generation X begins with Shawn Michaels Breaking the Fourth Wall.
    Look! There's me and you and Razor and Diesel!
  • A man foreshadows the beginning of an invasion...
    Wade Barrett: The result of that show was never once in question, and it's just the start of something much, much greater.
  • A champion demands respect...
    Chris Jericho: NO! This is not a joke! I AM not a joke! I am serious. And you will not look past me, you stupid son of a bitch!
  • A battle for Best in the World gets personal.
    Chris Jericho: I wanna tell all these wannabes why you're Straight Edge. I want to tell them that you're straight edge because your father is an alcoholic! note 
  • A new champion reveals his true motive:
    Bully Ray: HULK, I USED YOU! BROOKE, I SCREWED YOU! BUT MOST OF ALL, I FOOLED EACH AND EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU! I'M BULLY RAY! I AM THE PRESIDENT OF THE ACES AND EIGHTS! AND I AM THE TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION!
  • The biggest rematch in WrestleMania history is set up...
    The Undertaker: If you beat me, you end the streak. But if I beat you...your career...is OVER!
  • A voice of reason unites the family…
    Linda McMahon:: The only way to garner respect from people is not, Vince, by yelling and screaming or, Steph, by pitching a fit. It's by taking action.
    Comforts J.R. by the arm
    Linda McMahon:: So J.R., on the behalf of the entire McMahon family: you'rrreeee fired!
    Kicks J.R. in the balls.
  • And of course, the one line that changed the face of the industry forever...
    Vince McMahon: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Last night on Monday Night Raw, the WWE presented a special tribute show, recognizing the career of Chris Benoit. However, now some 26 hours later, the facts of this horrific tragedy are now apparent. Therefore, other than my comments, there will be no mention of Mr. Benoit's name tonight. On the contrary, tonight's show will be dedicated to everyone who has been affected by this terrible incident. This evening marks the first step of the healing process. Tonight, WWE performers will do what they do better than anyone else in the world: entertain you.
  • This announcement.
    Vince McMahon: Eddie Guerrero has passed away.
  • The Yes Movement changes the Game...
    Daniel Bryan:note  I'm sorry. I didn't um, I misspoke earlier. That's not exactly all that I want. Because as much as these people want to see me fight you at WrestleMania, what they really want to see is me fighting for the World Heavyweight Championship. So here is what we really want. If I beat you at WrestleMania, I get added to the World Heavyweight Championship match so that then the main event will be Randy Orton vs. Batista vs. Daniel Bryan!!
    Triple H, enraged, rushes down the ramp being held back by security.
    • But the Authority has one last trick...
    Triple H: There's gonna be a Triple Threat Match at WrestleMania! Daniel Bryan is not gonna be in it because he's not gonna get past me. But when I beat Daniel Bryan, the Triple Threat Match is gonna be Batista and Randy Orton — AND ME!
  • On April 6, 2014, at Wrestlemania 30, the unthinkable happened:
    • And for those who didn't hear it the first time...
    Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen, the winner of this match... Brock Lesnar!
    • And just to hammer it in...
    Paul Heyman: Brock is the 1 in 21-1!
  • A shocking face/heel turn, and the genesis of a legendary WWE event:
    Andre the Giant: I am here for one reason. To challenge you to a world championship match at WrestleMania.
    • And Hogan's response:
    Hulk Hogan: YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • In the wake of a battle won, the war takes a new turn:
    Triple H: There's always a Plan B.
    Seth Rollins: *takes the chair he was holding and starts beating the shit out of Reigns and Ambrose, his own teammates.*
  • A long, bloody reign finally comes to an end:
    Announcer: The winner of this match, and new Divas' Champion... Paige!
  • What was supposed to be a celebration of commitment turns into a nightmare:
    Minister/Eric Bischoff: Did I just hear myself say... THREE MINUTES?!note 
  • Weeks of waiting end, and Kane has a very bad night:
    Bray Wyatt: (lights a lantern) We're here. (blows the lantern out)
  • Survivor Series 2014. The hero had fallen. The people's final hope for a saviour appeared futile in the face of the tyrant and his sinister disciple. All was lost... and then he appeared.
    Michael Cole: IT'S STING! Stinger's here!
  • The first-ever Cutting Edge Peep Show takes a dark and dangerous turn:
    Seth Rollins: John, I didn't want it to come to this. But if you're not gonna come out here, then you are forcing my hand! And in turn, John, you leave me no choice but to force yours.
    • And even when demands are met...
    Seth Rollins: Thank you, John! Thank you! But damn, you gotta know me better than that. I'm gonna kill him anyway.
  • Wrestlemania 31: At the climax of a war, the opportunist seizes his moment.
    Lillian Garcia: Ladies and gentlemen, Seth Rollins is cashing in his Money in the Bank contract, therefore this will now be a Triple Threat match!
  • The boss makes a shocking announcement for the Royal Rumble event:
    Vince McMahon: It'll be you defending your championship against 29 other men in the Royal Rumble match!
    • Later in the actual Royal Rumble Match, unfamiliar music plays and the titantron shows three words that sends the audience over the deep end and causes numerous fans watching around the world to mark out.
    Titantron: I am...Phenomenal.
  • A once-heroic figure takes that last step over the line:
    Kevin Condron: I guess I'll have to do it note  myself.
  • The Heir Apparent lays claim to a legacy.
    *Stephanie is about to accept the Vincent J. McMahon Legacy of Excellence award but is cut off by:*
  • Money in the Bank 2016: Two years after a tragic betrayal, the ultimate payback.
    Lillian Garcia: *As Seth Rollins lays out prone on the canvas* Ladies and gentlemen, Dean Ambrose is cashing in his Money in the Bank Contract!
  • On the night before Valentine's Day, a friendship was torn asunder:
    Chris Jericho: *After opening a gift box containing what appears to be a new List of Jericho from Kevin Owens* ...How come my name is on this list? *Camera pans back to reveal the List of KO. Cue dawning realization from Jericho as Owens begins attacking him*
  • After claiming eternal loyalty, the viper strikes.
    Randy Orton: So here I am, dead center in the kingdom...a place where the devil sings your praises. This is your world, Bray...but it's not mine! It never was! I once said, "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em." But I have another expression for you, Bray. Once you join 'em, and it's the right time...SCREW 'EM! *proceeds to burn down the Wyatt Family Compound*
  • After weeks of accusations and pointing fingers, the real culprit of the attacks on Enzo and Cass is revealed
    Big Cass: YOU'RE DAMN RIGHT I DID IT!
  • After weeks of taunting The Miz thinks he's got it all figured out, but The Big Dog is quick to correct him.
    The Miz: The rumors of The Shield reuniting are exactly what you are: nothing. but. hype!
    Roman Reigns: Who said anything about rumors?
    cue Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins joining him on stage and a Mass "Oh, Crap!" from everyone in the ring.
  • A comeback thought impossible become a reality:
    Daniel Bryan: For the past two months, I asked WWE to re-look at my case and they sent me to the best neurologists all over the country. And all of these neurologists, every specialist, every doctor that I seen has said the same thing and it is this: You. Are. Cleared.


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