Chris Jericho has been the MVP of All Elite Wrestling's weekly TNT show Dynamite. For the last few months he was on top of the world as "Lé Champíon," their world champion. But even after losing the best to Jon Moxley (the former Dean Ambrose in WWE), Jericho has still managed to be the star of the show – and this week, he brought his friends Corey Taylor and Duff McKagan in on the fun.
While all of sports and most television shows ceased production, pro wrestling has continued on closed sets. On AEW, Jericho has temporarily transitioned into a role on commentary, making every week of the show must-watch for his random zingers. Jericho is reaching Bobby Heenan-levels of one liners, while also making sure to put over the wrestling happening in the ring. Jericho has also been leading a weekly comedy skit with his faction, The Inner Circle.
On this week's episode, Jericho proposed a "Manitoba Melee," which turned into a video where one person punches the screen and then the video transitions to a different location with a different person reacting to the punch, before offering a punch of their own to continue the video loop.
It started with members of The Inner Circle, and then eventually former The Incredible Hulk, Lou Ferrigno appeared on screen to take a punch and reacted with…a taser?! And who did tase but Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor. Taylor then punches the screen and legendary Guns N Roses bassist Duff McKagan comes up on screen. The whole video is pretty great, with some other very fun Hollywood cameos that I won't spoil.
Later in the show, a new wrestler by the name of Barron Black made an appearance and Jericho, on commentary, joked he that Barron Black sounds like the name of a band at a death metal festival.
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