Mis Dos Centavos: First Thoughts on the TNA Reaction Show

Devon GivensCorrespondent IApril 13, 2010

(If you're wondering what "Mis dos centavos" stands for, it's "My two cents" in Spanish).

Hello, fellow B/R wrestling fans.  Today in this relatively short piece, I am giving my first thoughts on the TNA Reaction show.

To be honest, I didn't have high hopes for the show and I initially thought that this would be a sister show to TNA Impact!; an attempt to help the already overflowed talent pool that is there.

But I was wrong.

From what I've read, the show instead presents us with a "never before seen look at TNA Wrestling with candid interviews featuring the biggest names in wrestling.  Fans will experience all the unseen drama as rivals speak openly about their plans to destroy their most hated foes. TNA superstars featured include Hulk Hogan, Kurt Angle, Jeff Hardy, A.J. Styles, and more."  The show also includes highlights of the previous week's Impact! matches, segments, and even pay-per-view promos.

The way I see it, the show reminds me of ECW's shoots back in the good ol' days, featuring such established names such as Raven, Sandman, Stone Cold Steve Austin, New Jack, and more.  Who could forget the classic shoots between New Jack and Rhyno, Raven and Sandman, and Stone Cold's infamous shoot on World Championship Wrestling?

Not me of course.  But let's get back to the picture.

From what I've stated above the show, in my opinion, lacks originality because, in my view, it is a cross between the now defunct WWE Sunday Night HEAT and the ECW's shoot promos (but not as vulgar and raunchy).  But I will give them props as the TNA superstars are trying to do all they can to promote the upcoming Lockdown pay-per-view.

What is my rating on the show you ask?

I'll describe this show as merely average because of the lack of originality, but being able to watch my favorite superstars talking about their plans to take down their enemies—topped off with highlights of their recent matchup—is quite awe-inspiring in my view.

What did you all think of the show, folks?