WWE: The Five Funniest Moments in the Stone Cold Steve Austin/Vince McMahon Feud
One of the hallmarks of the WWE, Stone Cold Steve Austin was as cunning and determined as any of the superstars that have come before him.
Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame and widely remembered as one of the most dominating superstars, being a six-time WWE champion and being idolized as the man that defied Vince McMahon and the corporate establishment.
Dubbed the "Texas Rattlesnake", Austin would be as brutal and efficient as a snake. He would make surprise appearances in arenas and would do things like fill Mr. McMahon's Corvette with concrete, visit him in the hospital and beat him senseless with a bedpan, beat Booker T in a market and other memorable moments.
Austin had to retire in 2003 due to legitimate injuries sustained over the course of a career that began in the then-WWF in 1995.
Here are five of the most funny moments in his career:
5. Destroying the DX Express
In this particular instance, Stone Cold had not been seen on WWE programming since 1999 and was back in 2000 with a vengeance.
On the April 27, 2000 episode of SmackDown!, Austin appeared on the TitanTron and no one was aware of where exactly the Texas Rattlesnake was.
Unknown to the crowd, he was in the parking lot behind the controls of a crane that had a huge concrete divider in it's grip and being awfully close to DX's express bus.
In an act of defiance, he said plainly, "Stone Cold Steve Austin has got just a little example of what might happen if anybody gets their little grubby meathooks on me!"
With a simple push of a button, Stone Cold dropped the divider on the DX Express and destroyed it, much to the dismay and anger of Vince and Shane McMahon, Triple H and Stephanie.
4. Driving a Zamboni into the Arena in Detroit
During this 1998 episode of RAW, Vince and a whole team of security guards had gathered in the ring to determine a new WWF Champion.
Undertaker and Kane both allegedly pinned Stone Cold and they were both on hand to await McMahon's decision on who the new champion would be.
Vince taunted Austin by telling him to come join them in giving away his "Smoking Skull" WWF title to either of the two monsters that had beaten him before.
Austin's answer? Drive a zamboni through security checkpoints and into the arena and proceed to leap off the Zamboni into Mr. McMahon and beat him senseless until a team of cops pull him off of the hapless chairman, and handcuff him and lead him out of the arena.
3. Paging Dr. Austin
Who would've known that Austin went to medical school? Well in this episode of RAW, Vince McMahon was in the hospital rehabbing injuries and he got a special visit from the good doctor. Or so he thought.
In the October 1998 episode of RAW, Austin visited McMahon in the hospital and proceeded to "treat" Vince to a Stone Cold Steve Austin-style whuppin.
Austin repeatedly hit McMahon's injured foot, and proceeded to smack him over the head with a bedpan and knock him out of the hospital bed, and he took shock paddles and repeatedly shocked McMahon with them.
2. Filling Mr. McMahon's Corvette with Concrete
In this instance of a long list of "de-construction" by Austin 3:16 Enterprises, Stone Cold again was outside of the arena in this October 1998 episode of RAW.
This time around, he had a cement truck full of concrete and had Mr. McMahon's prized Corvette in his sights.
In an act highlighted by a decade of defiance, Austin filled the vehicle up with concrete until it was full to the brim and the windows shattered and concrete was all over the back parking lot.
Gerald Brisco put it simple when he was asked how much damage this particular incident, "Austin 3:16 says I just totaled your ride!" (WWE.com)
1. BANG! McMahon 3:16 Says I Just Urinated in My Pants!
The funniest moment in Stone Cold's career and his feud with Vince McMahon was when he pulled a gun on the WWE Chairman after he had been fired, and was not supposed to be at any WWE arena.
Vince received this phone call during an episode of RAW from the Texas Rattlesnake.
"Vince? Vince? Your time is up you sorry b******. I'm coming to get you."
Vince hung up the phone visibly scared and wondering what would happen next.
After showing up to stop McMahon from leaving the arena, Stone Cold brings him out to the ring. With the embarrassed and humiliated WWE Chairman begging for the jokes at his expense to stop, Austin pulls out a gun.
Out comes a sign that reads Bang 3:16.
And Vince urinates in his pants. Stone Cold said, "And McMahon 3:16 says I just p***** my pants!"