It's the End of the World As We Know It
Jonathan Coachman asks Mick Foley if he is having second thoughts about tonight's Hell in the Cell match. Foley says that this match is all he thinks about, but it's what the people want, and he'll be glad when it's over.
Shawn Michaels is onstage at WWF New York. I'm sure that Sars and Djb would be in the audience if they weren't visiting Wing Chun in Toronto. Shawn Michaels thinks that having six guys in tonight's Hell in the Cell match is going to make everything different. Michaels feels that this match is tailor-made for the Undertaker.
Another Hell in the Cell flashback -- this time we see Mick Foley being chokeslammed into thumb tacks by the Undertaker.
Next up is the Four Corner Tag Team match. Your teams are Edge and Christian, Bull Buchanan and Good Father (current champs), Road Dogg and K-Kwik, and the Dudley Boyz. Road Dogg has his braids in a ponytail on top of his head and I tell my boyfriend J-Dawg that Roadie looks like a resident of Whoville. I'm all proud of my joke, and preparing to use it in this recap, and then Lawler makes the same joke. Goddammit! I'm using it anyway. The rules on this match are that anyone can tag in anyone, and whoever gets the first pin wins the belts. J-Dawg and I spend some time debating what would happen if two members of the same team ended up in the ring together. I said one of them would probably job to the other, and they win the belt. Right? I don't know why we talk about these matches as if the outcomes aren't predetermined. At one point, Buh Buh Ray whips Christian into the ropes, yells out clearly, "Come on, bitch!" and then flips Christian into the air, so that he does a mid-air somersault. Everything degenerates, and mayhem ensues. With half the men battling outside the ring, the Dudleyz concentrate on Edge and Christian. Bull Buchanan breaks things up, and is rewarded with a 3D by the Dudleyz. When the Good Father tries to help, he also gets a 3D. When D-Von goes outside the ring to get a table, Steven Richards executes (and I use the term loosely) the lamest DDT ever. With his partner gone, Buh Buh Ray gets pinned by Edge. Edge and Christian are the new (and four-time) Tag Team Champions.
Stephanie is trying to convince Triple H that his match tonight is too dangerous. Triple H tells her that "the WWF Championship is the most important thing in the world to [him]." Stephanie doesn't mention that as his wife, maybe she should be the most important thing. Interesting.