We begin with footage from the most shocking breakup in wrestling history when Daniel Bryan made AJ Lee cry.
Mean Gene Okerlund is in the ring and he welcomes everyone to Smackdown. Gene brings out Sheamus. They shake hands before Gene gives Sheamus the mic. Sheamus thanks Gene and he says that it is an honor to be in the ring with a legend like Sheamus. He says that honor is an important word especially when you are a champion. He did not respect that code last week. Sheamus says that he let his emotions get the best of him last week and there is no excuse for his behavior.
Sheamus apologizes to Chad Patton and to the rest of the officials in the back. He says that he is sorry.
Sheamus says that they all make mistakes and we try to learn from their mistakes. He says that he learns the hard way. He learned . . .
He learned that John Laurinaitisâ€™ music works on both shows.
John makes his way to the ring and he tells Sheamus that before he says another word, we will see what Sheamus did last week.
John wants to know who Sheamus thinks he is to put his hands on the referees. John says that he is going to take action. He wants Sheamus to publicly apologize to Chad Patton.
Sheamus tells John that he already apologized. John did not hear it so he wants to hear the apology again.
Sheamus apologizes again and John tells Sheamus to apologize to all of the referees.
Sheamus tells Johnny that he already did it, but John says that he did not hear it.
Sheamus apologizes to all of the referees again.
John tells Sheamus to apologize to the world and he apologizes.
John tells Sheamus that isnâ€™t good enough. He says that Sheamus is on permanent probation. If Sheamus touches a referee, he is fired. John says that he is going to fine Sheamus $500,000. John wishes Sheamus luck in his match against Daniel Bryan and Alberto Del Rio with his tag team partner, Mean Gene Okerlund.
Randy Ortonâ€™s shirt is in the locker room watching Randy. Bob tells Randy to watch out for Mark Henry. Randy thanks his dad and then goes to the ring. We go to commercial.
Match Number One: Randy Orton versus Mark Henry
They lock up and Henry sends Orton into the corner but Orton with punches. Henry sends Orton into the corner again and Orton moves out of the way and he chops and punches Henry. Henry with a head butt. Orton punches Henry but Henry with an Irish whip.
Orton punches Henry in the corner but Henry counters and hits a running power slam for a near fall.
We see Bob Orton watching in the back on the monitor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Henry works on the neck. Henry with a head butt to the neck and Orton is down. We go to footage from the break when Orton sent Henry into the ring steps on a drop toe hold only to see Henry hit a devastating clothesline.
Henry works on the head but Orton with punches. Henry with a head butt and slam followed by a splash for a near fall. Henry pushes Orton into the corner and he punches Orton in the corner. Henry with a splash into the corner. Henry with a second splash into the corner and Orton goes down so Henry gets a near fall on a cover. Henry misses a splash when Orton moves out of the way.
Orton with boots to Orton followed by two clotheslines. Orton with a kick and DDT for a near fall. Henry goes to the apron and Randy tries for the IEDDT after a few kicks. Henry gets back into the ring and Henry tries for the Worldâ€™s Strongest Slam but he lifts Orton up too much so Randy is able to get to his feet. Orton tries for the RKO but Henry sends Orton to the floor.
Henry tries to send Orton into the ring post but Orton avoids it and he sends Henry into the post twice. Orton with a European uppercut and he returns to the ring.
Kaneâ€™s pyro goes off and Orton wonders where he is.
Orton appears on the TitanTron and he tells Randy that he told him that he needed to beat Randy at Wrestlemania to be whole again and to be the monster again. Last week, Orton proved that he could be every bit as savage as him. Orton showed why he is the Viper. He says that it would be a shame if it ended now. Kane says that he is having so much fun . . . the kind of fun that the entire family can enjoy.
We see Bob Orton out on the floor. Randy runs to the back to check on his dad. Orton looks through the back for his father and Kane. Nobody knows where Kane is. Randy sees his father on the ground and Kane attacks Orton with a pipe.
Kane squats over Randy and Bob and he says that he is a sucker for family reunions and then he leaves. We go to commercial.
We are back and we take a look back at Kaneâ€™s comments to Randy Orton while an injured Bob Orton lays under Kane.
Tony Atlas and Ted DiBiase are watching the next squash match. Hillbilly Jim and Pat Patterson join in the watch the squash.
Match Number Two: Benny Camer versus Ryback
Ryback with a clothesline that almost flips Camer. Ryback with a running Samoan Drop for the three count.
After the match, we go to the back for the laughing Legends, especially Tony Atlas.
Heath Slater is talking to Tyson Kidd about working as a team. He says that if they beat the Usos tonight, it will open doors for them. Heath says that he found a Hall of Fame manager who says that he could be the next Honky Tonk Man. Kidd wonders why he would think that is a good thing. Heath brings out Jimmy Hart. He says that they are a winning combination.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Mick Foley joins everyone at the announce table.
Match Number Three: Heath Slater and Tyson Kidd with Jimmy Hart versus The Usos
Tyson and Jimmy start things off. Jimmy with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Jimmy and Tyson alternate blocking hip tosses. Slater tags in when Tyson tries for a rollup. Slater tells Kidd to get out of the ring. Jimmy misses a splash into the corner and Heath hits a neck breaker for a near fall. Slater with a reverse chin lock.
Jey tags in and he hits a clothesline followed by a kick to the knee and a thrust to the throat. Jey with a spinning forearm followed by a running butt splash for a near fall that is broken up by Kidd. Tyson falls victim to an Alley Oop Samoan Drop.
Foley gets up from the announce table with Mr. Socko. Slater falls victim to an alley oop Samoan drop from Jey and then Jimmy tags in for the Superfly splash and the three count.
Winners: The Usos
After the match, Hart yells at Slater and then Heath sees Foley in the ring and he moves while Foley gives Hart the Mandible Claw.
We see the footage of Daniel Bryan getting rid of the best thing to happen to him last week. What will happen when Daniel Bryan steps into Piperâ€™s Pit?
We go to commercial.
We are back and do you have your bagpipes ready for Piperâ€™s Pit?
Roddy makes his way to the ring and he says that he misses everyone. He says that tonight on Piperâ€™s Pit, he has a man named Daniel Bryan. He is a man who lost the World Title at Wrestlemania in 18 seconds and he blames it on his girlfriend. Piper has some footage for the Footage Man to show.
Daniel Bryan comes to the ring and the fans chant â€˜Yesâ€™.
Piper says that Bryan seems very happy for a man who lost the World Title in 18 seconds.
Daniel says that he just had a meeting with Mr. Laurinaitis and he was granted his return match for the World Championship. Daniels says that Sheamus will not be able to fluke his way out of this one. Not only does he want to pin Sheamus, he wants to make the Great White tap out. Now he can do both because at Extreme Rules, they will have a two-out-of-three falls match. Bryan says that the reason why he lost the title, AJ, will be nowhere to be found.
Roddy says that AJ is in the building and he says that he likes AJ. Since it is his show, he brings out AJ.
AJ says that she cannot believe that she is on Piperâ€™s Pit. She says hello to Daniel and Roddy wonders why she is saying hello to him after what we saw.
She says that she knows what it looked like but deep down, Daniel is a good person. He tells AJ that this is Piperâ€™s Pit where the politically correct answers are left at the door. This is a person who dumped her in front of the WWE Universe. A guy who called her dead weight. A guy who said that she is the kiss of death.
AJ says that it was her fault. She says that she made a mistake at Wrestlemania and she is so so sorry. She says that if they could talk, they can work it out. She knows that she can make it up to him.
Piper says that he has been watching AJ since her debut and he saw her get knocked down by the Big Show. He says that AJ is smart to be here. Roddy tells AJ that she is beautiful and she does not have to do anything to make up to Daniel. He tells her that Daniel is using her.
Daniel says that he has had enough of Roddy dragging his name through the dirt.
Daniel tells AJ that if she really loves him, she will leave the ring right now.
Roddy tells AJ that she doesnâ€™t have to listen to Daniel.
AJ leaves the ring and Daniel has a smile on his face.
Piper tells Bryan that he is not finished with him. Piper mentions the â€˜Yes Yes Yesâ€™ on his shirt and since he has three daughters, he tells Bryan a few â€˜nosâ€™. You donâ€™t tell a lady to shut up. You donâ€™t yell at a lady. You donâ€™t use a lady as a human shield to protect yourself because that is a coward. Piper says that Bryan is a coward.
Roddy says that he will be at Extreme Rules to see Sheamus kick Danielâ€™s head off his shoulders not once, but twice.
Daniel says that at Extreme Rules, the fact that he is better than Sheamus will slap him and everyone else across the face. Bryan slaps Piper and leaves the ring.
Match Number Four: The Bellas and Drew McIntyre versus Natalya, Alicia Fox, and Great Khali
Drew and Khali start things off and they lock up. Khali sends Drew to the mat and then he clohtelsines Drew, forcing him to tag in Nikki. Drew says that he is better than this and he leaves.
Alicia and Nikki with flying hair pull take downs. Alicia with a Northern Lights suplex for the three count.
Winners: Great Khali, Alicia Fox, and Natalya
After the match, there is a new dance partner for Khali, Alicia, and Natalya. Mae Young makes her way out to the stage.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Damien Sandow talks about sophistication and he says that he embodies all of these qualities. He talks about how social media is not a sign of sophistication. It is proof of the moral decay. People do not read novels. Instead people are linked to mantras of 140 characters or less. He says that he will be the mantra for people to follow.
We see footage from earlier tonight when Randy Orton was attacked by Kane while looking for Bob.
Josh mentions that Bob suffered abdominal injuries.
It is time for the Raw Rebound.
Gene Okerlund is in the locker room with Sheamus and he says that he doesnâ€™t like their chances. Sheamus says that they are probably not going to win tonight. Gene wonders how Sheamus could be smiling. Sheamus says that he is not going to let John see him sweat. Sheamus says that if they survive tonight, the first pint is on him.
Sheamus says that they will either drink to remember or drink to forget.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Five: Jim Duggan versus Hunico with Camacho
Duggan punches Hunico and Hunico goes to the floor. Duggan goes to the floor and Camacho gets in the way. Duggan calls for reinforcements and it is Sergeant Slaughter.
Hunico returns to the ring and Slaughter throws the 2x4 to Duggan. Duggan hits Hunico and Camacho and the referee calls for the bell.
After the match, Slaughter puts Hunico into the Cobra Clutch and it is time for a few USA chants.
We get to take a look back at the pep talk from Sheamus in case you missed it or forgot it.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Cody Rhodes makes his way to the ring but he is dressed for action. Cody asks if we are calling this night a Blast from the Past. He says that this is a waste of our collective times. It is time to talk about a future where he is Intercontinental Champion again. A future where Big Show does not live on a fluke of a punch. A future where the legends do not waste our time.
Cody is interrupted by the man who is Funky Like a Monkey and the man who is going to talk to HIS THUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUN, The American Dream Dusty Rhodes.
Cody tells Dusty that it does not concern him in the least.
Dusty says that it does concern him. He tells Cody that he came into this industry as the most talented wrestler since Shawn Michaels. Then he wanted to poke the grizzly bear in the Big Show.
Cody tells Dusty that he is embarrassing him. They can talk about this in the back. Cody leaves the ring but Big Showâ€™s music plays.
Show comes out and he throws out an Eef Ya Wheel. He says that Cody has had a number of embarrassing moments recently, but he is not going to do that tonight. Tonight, he is going to show the real Cody Rhodes. It is time for a look back at the Cody Rhodes Grooming Tips.
Show says that is embarrassing and then he leaves.
Cody does not know what to do and he leaves the ring and walks to the back, but he stops when his fatherâ€™s music plays and Dusty starts to dance.
We go to commercial.
We get Hall of Famer Howard Finkel to introduce Gene Okerlund.
Match Number Six: Sheamus and Mean Gene Okerlund versus Daniel Bryan and Alberto Del Rio with Ricardo Rodriguez
Sheamus and Del Rio start off and Del Rio with kicks but Sheamus with a back elbow and he goes after Bryan but Daniel gets to the floor. Del Rio with a kick to Sheamus and then Bryan tags in and he kicks Sheamus. Bryan with more kicks to the chest. Sheamus with a forearm but Bryan with more kicks. Del Rio tags back in and he kicks Sheamus.
Del Rio with a front face lock but Sheamus with punches and a back body drop. Bryan tags in and he kicks Sheamus. Sheamus with a double sledge. Del Rio tries to interfere but Sheamus sends him to the floor. Bryan with a drop kick that sends Sheamus to the floor and Del Rio with a kick to the head.
Gene gets into the ring and Del Rio and Bryan surround him and Ricardo joins in. Ricardo mocks Gene.
Roddy Piperâ€™s music plays and he leads the Gray Panthers to the ring and Del Rio leaves the ring. Bryan gets in Piperâ€™s face and Bryan turns around into a Brogue Kick from Sheamus for the three count.
Winners: Sheamus and Mean Gene Okerlund
After the match, everyone gets to beat up Ricardo Rodriguez.
Michael Cole comes into the ring and he wants everyone to give it up for the WWE Legends and he wants a photo op before they go to the retirement home. Cole begs for mercy but Pat Patterson punches Cole and he goes to the floor.
We go to credits.