WWE Raw goes old school Monday night. The novel theme had a positive impact for ratings last outing (when comparing the traditional 9-11 hours). With the second installment coming during WrestleMania season, old school Raw should draw some of the strongest ratings of the three-hour era.
The vast majority of top stars on the show have been in professional wrestling long enough to go through multiple incarnations.
Their old-school counterparts were characters played earlier in their careers that are decidedly different than their current personas.
Old school versions of many top stars helped build their current popularity as their careers evolved.