It does not take a rocket scientist to tell you that WWE Creative does not always hit the proverbial ball out of the park when it comes to booking its Superstars, matches and stories. The company's annals are dotted with disappointing, nonsensical and idiotic booking decisions, and the seven-year history of its championship-centered pay-per-view, Night of Champions, is no different.
From leprechauns fighting for prestigious tag titles to Super Cena rearing his head and damaging Alberto Del Rio's credibility in the process, the show has been home to several moments that left fans scratching their heads or rushing to the Internet to voice their frustrations.
On Sunday, September 21, the company will present the 2014 edition of the event on the WWE Network (for only $9.99), and with Brock Lesnar making his first WWE World Heavyweight title defense against John Cena, there is already plenty of reason to believe that a major booking mistake is imminent.
With the very real possibility that this year's show will present at least one instance of booking stupidity, here is a look back at six previous instances of creative injustices.
List is in chronological order.