With hindsight being 20/20 you can look back and see things in wrestling that should have worked. This includes whether it was the right gimmick, but wrong guy or vice versa.
The WWF during the 1990s was literally a wasteland of failed gimmicks. This was a period where they tried pretty much anything and everything.
From wrestling monks to plumbers to a repo man. Most of these failed, but some could have been great.
Sadly even into the 2000s, the WWE had even more opportunities to make it big, with perhaps less than obvious gimmicks. Here's a look at five of them from the 1990s and 2000s.