The Big Show was caught smoking in Vince McMahon's office during debut night

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The WWE Network offers fans a chance to see their favourite superstars outside of the ring and away from their gimmicks that they play on TV.

A popular series within the WWE Universe is 'Table For 3', a series that consists of three wrestlers sitting around a table eating dinner, and discussing their careers and memorable moments.

In the latest episode, three WWE legends and certified Hall of Famers sat down for some food as Big Show, Mark Henry, and Kane discussed all things wrestling.


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Plenty of humerous stories were told and shared, which comes as no surprise given their wealth of experience with the company, but it was Big Show that told a tale of when he had to apologise to Vince McMahon.

The amusing thing was, it was during his first ever night with the company. Not a good start.

The World's Largest Athlete made his debut with WWE, when it was known as WWF, during the Pay-Per-View 'St. Valentine's Day Massacre: In Your House' back in 1999.

His debut was one of the most memorable in WWE history as he emerged from under the ring to interfere in a match involving Stone Cold Steve Austin and Vince McMahon.

However, Show will remember the night for having to apologise to the chairman for smoking in his office. Yes, you read that right, Show was caught smoking in Vincent Kennedy McMahon's office.

He wasn't alone, however, as he revealed that he was with Jack Lanza and Pat Patterson, but unlike him, they had put out their cigarettes and finished smoking before McMahon entered the office.

Show recalled: "[St.] Valentine's Day Massacre, right? We're in Memphis [Tennessee]. So I'm sitting there with Jack Lanza and Pat, first day.

"I had a t-shirt with a pocket and my Marlboro Lights were in it. Jack goes, 'oh, you smoke?' Pat goes, 'oh, you smoke!' I'm like, 'yeah, oh yeah.' I said, 'have a cigarette.'

"Yeah, so they light up and I'm just sitting there, puffing away, thinking, and we're talking. And Lanza's talking to me and Pat takes a couple of puffs, goes over to the toilet and flushes it, sits down. Pat starts talking to me.

"Jack takes a couple of puffs, goes over to the toilet, throws it in the water, and flushes it. I'm puffing away and Vince walks in a whole room full of smoke [and] I'm the only one smoking."

He continued: "I didn't want to be a stooge and tell on them because I'm not a stooge. I went, 'I'm sorry, sir. I didn't know.' At the time, I'm like, 'I'm not going to rat my buddies out.' And then, later, I was like, 'them sons of b-----s set me up!'"

Not the best way to introduce yourself to your new boss, but luckily for Big Show, it didn't ruin his career with the company as he's still about to tell the tale.

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