Dark Side of the Ring: Season 1

Dark Side of the Ring: Season 1

Dark Side of the Ring: Season 1

From behind-the-ring controversies to unsolved homicides, this documentary series unveils the darker corners of the professional wrestling world.

2019Rating: 18USA
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EPISODE 1.1

The Match Made in Heaven

Art collides with real life when the mythical love story between wrestling icons Randy Savage and Miss Elizabeth explodes beyond the ring with tragic consequences.

EPISODE 1.2

The Montreal Screwjob

In one of wrestling's most infamous off-script moments, wrestler Bret Hart is stripped of his championship title through a backstage plot of betrayal that forever changes the sport.

EPISODE 1.3

The Killing of Bruiser Brody

Wrestlers discuss the tragic evening in 1988 when they witnessed a locker room confrontation that resulted in the death of legendary wrestler Bruiser Brody.

EPISODE 1.4

The Last of the Von Erichs

The last surviving brother of the legendary Von Erich wrestling dynasty revisits the tragedy that plagued his once iconic family

EPISODE 1.5

The Mysterious Death of Gorgeous Gino

New revelations about her son's death are revealed to the mother of wrestling star Gino Hernandez, whose 1986 death was believed to be a drug-related murder.

EPISODE 1.6

The Fabulous Moolah

The legacy of wrestling's biggest female star, The Fabulous Moolah, is re-examined after controversial allegations surface following her 2007 death.

Dark Side of the Ring: Season 1 / Reviews

Decider

Decider

Entertaining for everyone but essential viewing for wrestling fans.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Proves these complex, often harrowing stories don't always end when the bell rings.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

It feels as if the viewer is being worked, as if the industry vets featured here are doing what they can to keep the ambiguities at the heart of their livelihood as obfuscated as they once were. In that sense, it's as thrilling as a live wrestling show.

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