Details On WWE’s Upcoming Raw DVD & Blu-ray Box Set, Episode Listing & More
As previously reported, WWE is scheduled to release a massive RAW DVD and Blu-ray set featuring some of the best episodes in the history of WWE RAW. The DVD & Blu-Ray sets are both on sale (pre-order) now at Amazon.com.
The official description is as follows:
Celebrate 20 years of nonstop entertainment with Raw 20th Anniversary Collection: The 20 Greatest Episodes Uncut & Unedited. With over 1000 episodes to its credit, Raw is by far the longest running episodic program in TV history. In this 12-disc DVD / 10-disc Blu-ray collection, WWE presents the 20 most timeless episodes for the first time in their entirety.
From landmark anniversaries, milestones, ratings bonanzas, and unforgettable shows that left a particular mark in WWE history, these episodes represent the rawest of Raw. Including: the highest rated Raw ever; Mania the night after WrestleMania; WWE takes over WCW and simulcasts Nitro; Dude Love interrupts Stone Cold and Mr. McMahon; the original ECW invasion; Homecoming, Raw Roulette, WrestleMania Rewind and so much more!
Featuring John Cena, Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Mick Foley, CM Punk and all the greatest Superstars in the history of Raw! Plus, Michael Cole and the Bella’s present the detailed facts & figures behind the personalities, matches, venues and all the various quirks that have shaped Raw over the years.
Additionally, according to WrestlingDVDNews.com, the following episodes will be featured in the set:
-Original ECW Invasion – February 1997
-Final Nitro/Raw simulcast – March 2001 (no word whether they will include the final Nitro as well).
-Raw Homecoming – October 2003 (USA Network return including Angle vs. Michaels Iron Man match)
-Bret Hart returns to Raw (January 2010)
-First episode of Raw (January 1993)
-DX Invasion (Creation of the Triple H led version of DX, April 1998)
-First-ever Steve Austin vs. Mr. McMahon (April 1998, episode that broke Nitro’s run in the ratings)
-Raw Roulette (November 2003, Victoria vs. Lita)
-Undertaker & Triple H & Shane McMahon vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin & The Rock & Mr. McMahon (May 1999)
-Mankind wins WWF title (January 1999)
-15th Anniversary episode (December 2007)