The Dark Side of the Ring: Season Four Episode List Revealed
Professional wrestling fans are eagerly awaiting the return of Vice TV’s The Dark Side of the Ring for its fourth season. This 10-episode documentary series delves into the lives and careers of some of the most fascinating and controversial figures in wrestling history. Narrated by AEW wrestler Chris Jericho, this season is sure to captivate viewers with its grittiness and raw storytelling. Keep reading for a breakdown of the full list of episode subjects and what you can expect to see in each one.
Episode 1: Chris Candido and Tammy “Sunny” Sytch
Episode one explores the tumultuous relationship between wrestling couple Chris Candido and Tammy “Sunny” Sytch. From their early days in wrestling to their eventual breakup and Candido’s tragic death, this episode is a roller coaster of emotions.
Episode 2: Magnum T.A.
This episode focuses on Terry Allen, better known as Magnum T.A., a promising young wrestler whose career was cut short by a near-fatal car accident. Weaving together interviews with Magnum himself and those who knew him best, this episode tells a powerful story of heartbreak and resilience.
Episode 3: Adrian Adonis
Adrian Adonis was one of the most flamboyant and controversial wrestlers of the 1980s. This episode takes a closer look at his career, his personal life, and the circumstances surrounding his untimely death.
Episode 4: Doink the Clown
Doink the Clown was one of the most beloved and iconic characters of the ’90s wrestling scene. But behind the makeup and smile was a story of tragedy and struggle that this episode explores in depth.
Episode 5: Junkyard Dog
Junkyard Dog, born Sylvester Ritter, was one of the most popular African American wrestlers of the early ’80s. But his life was cut short in a tragic car accident in 1998. This episode pays tribute to JYD’s enduring legacy.
Episode 6: Marty Jannetty
Marty Jannetty was one half of the legendary tag team The Rockers. But his personal life was plagued by addiction and violence. This episode explores Jannetty’s roller coaster career and the demons he battled behind the scenes.
Episode 7: Bam Bam Bigelow
Bam Bam Bigelow was a true giant in the world of wrestling. This episode takes a look back at his career and legacy, including his memorable run in the then-WWF during the ’90s.
Episode 8: Abdullah the Butcher
Abdullah the Butcher was one of the most feared wrestlers of his generation. But allegations of extreme recklessness and outright violence have dogged his legacy for years. This episode delves into those allegations and their aftermath.
Episode 9: WCW Bash at the Beach 2000
WCW Bash at the Beach 2000 was a seminal moment in wrestling history, marked by a truly shocking turn of events. This episode looks back at the controversy and fallout that followed one of the most controversial moments in wrestling history.
Episode 10: The Graham Family
The Graham Family was one of the most influential dynasties in wrestling history. This episode explores the ups and downs of their careers, their personal lives, and their enduring legacy.
This upcoming season of The Dark Side of the Ring promises to be as unforgettable as the seasons that have come before it. Whether you’re a lifelong wrestling fan or just love powerful storytelling, this series is not to be missed.
When will season four of The Dark Side of the Ring air?
The new season will begin airing on Tuesday, May 30th on Vice TV.
Who will be narrating?
AEW wrestler Chris Jericho will be returning to narrate season four.
What topics will be covered in season four?
The season will include episodes focused on Chris Candido and Tammy “Sunny” Sytch, Magnum T.A., Adrian Adonis, Doink the Clown, Junkyard Dog, Marty Jannetty, Bam Bam Bigelow, Abdullah the Butcher, WCW Bash at the Beach 2000, and The Graham Family.
What makes this series stand out from other wrestling documentaries?
The Dark Side of the Ring is known for its unflinching look at the darker side of the wrestling industry. It doesn’t shy away from controversy, tragedy, or the personal struggles of those involved.
Will there be any additional seasons of the show?
So far, no announcements have been made regarding additional seasons, but fans are hopeful that the series will continue for many years to come.