A copy of this weeks episode of Smackdown has appeared online today in it's original, unedited form.
Initially appearing on Youtube, the video has since been removed from the video sharing website but can be found via this link, and it makes truly intriguing viewing.
The show, which took place on Tuesday, is shown in its pre-production form and as such includes any mistakes made by the announcer's, the actual crowd noise in the arena and any other errors in perhaps the most warts-and-all WWE experience you are ever likely to find on your screen.
The video, which is over 50 minutes long, includes several moments of particular interest.
In one particular highlight (around the 51 minute mark), you are left in no doubt as to who is running the show as Vince McMahon exerts his authority on announcer Michael Cole.
Cole, who along with fellow announcer John Bradshaw, is seemingly in constant contact with the WWE's CEO via his headset, at one point queries McMahon:
"Do you want me to say that every time, because I've said it a s**tload of times tonight," he explains.
The announcer is dealt with swiftly judging by his response to McMahon's reply:
"Ok...yes sir...yes sir... OK, I've got it sir," says Cole.
Other points of interest include the reality of the noise generated by a WWE crowd for it's various superstars as well as the general chaos that reigns as individuals forget their roles.
Thanks to Dead Spin for the find.
WARNING: Expect spoilers if you choose to watch the video.
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