Just a note from last night’s show regarding iMPACT Wrestling’s senior referee, Earl Hebner.
I know that at some point last year TNA Wrestling started to promote and sell a t-shirt at live events featuring referee pinstripes and the words, “Damn right I did!” This was the Hebner t-shirt and it promoted the fact that Hebner still gets chants of “You Screwed Bret!” even 14 years after the infamous Montreal Screw Job.
Well, last night Hebner not only received these chants, but he played it up. He put on a pair of sunglasses and marched around the ring with his hands out like Bret Hart normally does. I don’t know if you can see it, but in the picture below, Hebner is wearing his version of the Bret Hart sunglasses as well as the “Damn right I did!” t-shirt.
Given that WWE is wrapping up production on a Shawn Michaels/Bret Hart DVD that will go in depth about the Montreal Screw Job, I thought it might add a tiny little bit to the story to recognize that Hebner is still playing up the “screw job” part of that infamous event.