Feeding into the WWF mania in the mid 1980s, this series was a mix
of live-action and cartoon segments. Beginning with a live-action
introduction, usually hosted by WWF announcer "Mean" Gene Okerlund,
a short live-action production commenced and followed up with an
animated series that did not use voice talents of the actual wrestlers.
character Hulk Hogan [voiced by Brad Garrett] and his team of good
guys: Junkyard Dog [voiced by James Avery], Andre the Giant [voiced
by Ron Feinberg], Hillbilly Jim [voiced by Pat Fraley], Tito Santana
[voiced by Joey Pento], and Wendy Richter [voiced by Jodi Carlisle],
have various adventures in crimefighting, treasure hunting and do-gooding,
but adversary "Rowdy" Roddy Piper [voiced by Charlie Adler]
and gang, including Nikolai Volkoff [voiced by Ronald Gans], The
Iron Sheik [voiced by Aron Kincaid], Big John Studd [voiced by Chuck
Licini], Bobby "The Brain" Heenan [voiced by Aron Kincaid],
Mr. Fuji [Ernest Harada] and female brute The Fabulous Moolah [voiced
by Jodi Carlisle], all tried to foil their plans or outdo them in
every conceivable competition, but always wound up failing.
its original airing, Hulk would make an occasional live-action appearance
for comic relief purposes.
VHS episodes of Hulk Hogan's Rock 'N Wrestling have been long out
of print. Talks concerning a full series release on DVD were rumored
in the early 2000s, but never materalized.