AEW almost paid homage to Survivor Series 1990.
Charlie Ramone was the latest guest on AEW's Unrestricted podcast with Aubrey Edwards and Tony Schiavone. Ramone is the Special Projects Manager for the promotion and says that he handles everything outside the ring, from cinematic matches to props to special guest relations.
Speaking about the strangest acquisitions he's been asked to make, Ramone revealed that Tony Khan requested a giant egg and turkey costume for the November 2019 Thanksgiving episode of AEW Dynamite.
"As far as acquisitions, there's a lot that you haven't seen, that I've had to turn down," Ramone said. "Probably one of the weirdest ones was the turkey for the Thanksgiving episode. Tony did want a giant egg and a turkey. Because that was a little out of my scope and because I had a lot of stuff to do, that got delegated to another group of people. When that didn't get accomplished, I remember Tony sitting there, talking to me saying, 'I was told it just couldn't happen.' He says, 'How on earth can it happen in 1985 but it cant happen in 2020 or 2019, I got no clue.' Thankfully, I didn't have to stay on that project. That would probably be one of the weirdest things that I've had to either make or acquire; A giant egg and turkey costume for someone to pop out of the egg in."
At Survivor Series 1990, WWE unveiled The Gobbledy Gooker, a man-size turkey that emerged from an enormous egg that had been teased in the weeks leading up to the show.
During the interview, Ramone also spoke about developing the chair that Shawn Spears used to hit Cody with and writing the signs that Sammy Guevara would use during commercial breaks.
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