"Rowdy" Roddy Piper was the focus on Sunday's A&E "Biography" special and count The Rock as one who tuned in.
The Rock took to Instagram to remember Roddy Piper, recalling his first meeting with the rowdy one and praise him for being the best heel in the business. Of course, he also made sure to plug his tequila.
The Rock wrote the following message:
Sunday midnight viewing/
Piper & @teremana ------
Great new A&E doc on one of my squared circle heroes.
I first met Roddy when I was 8yrs old in the Carolinas where he and my old man were wrestling up and down the roads together.
Many moons later he would have a strong influence on my career when I wrestled as a “heel” getting “real heat” as we say in wrestling parlance.
No greater heel than Hot Rod.
And something tells me he’d get a kick outta seeing this picture --------
The A&E Biography on Roddy Piper premiered on Sunday, April 25. The episode drew 880,000 viewers with a 0.27 in the 18 to 49 demographic.
You can see the full ratings for "Biography" and "WWE's Most Wanted Treasures" by clicking here.