September 23, 2004
Phoenix, Arizona
Announcers: Michael Cole & Tazz

    • Carlito Carribean Cool defeated Shannon Moore -dark match-..
    • Nunzio w/Johnny Stambolli defeated Akio..
    • Charlie Haas & Rico w/Miss Jackie defeated The Basham Brothers..
    • Rene Dupree w/Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroko defeated Hardcore Holly..
    • Johnny Stambolli defeated ?????..

  2. OPENING: Vince McMahon..
    • Vince McMahon welcomes everyone to the season premier of Smackdown! and 5th Anniversary special..
    • There is also a new opening video package that looks more like XBox video game graphics..

  3. OPENING MATCH: Billy Kidman vs Paul London..
    • Billy Kidman came out acting dejected and walked out on the match getting himself counted out!
    • United States Champion Booker T hit the ring and challenged Paul London (albeit a Non-title match)..

  4. NON (US) TITLE MATCH: Booker T vs Paul London..
    • Booker T wins..
    • Booker T says he hopes John Cena was watching and takes it as a warning of what is gonna happen at No Mercy..
    • Paul London (who had a bloody nose from the match) hit Booker T from behind..

    • Talks about some of his off-air actions involving The RockNSock Connection, which consisted of he and The Rock..
    • Talks about his tranformation into Cactus Jack and shows clips of taking on Triple H in a No Holds Barred match..

  6. BACKSTAGE: Billy Kidman & Theodore Long..
    • Theodore Long catches Billy Kidman trying to duck out of the arena with his bags..
    • Theodore Long says he booked a match between Kidman and London because everyone wants to see the SSP..
    • Theodore Long says he doesn't want a quitter on his Smackdown!..
    • Theodore Long books a match between Kidman and London for No Mercy and if Kidman no-shows, then he'll be fired!

  7. INTERVIEW: Josh Mathews & Spike Dudley & Rey Mysterio + Kenzo Suzuki..
    • Spike Dudley says he's the Cruiserweight champion, and he's the BOSS, and proud of it!
    • Rey Mysterio looks Spike Dudley in the eye and says he'll stop at nothing to take the Cruiserweight title..
    • Rey Mysterio starts telling Spike Dudley off in spanish..
    • Kenzo Suzuki comes up and says that Rey is in American now and MUST speak english now..
    • Rey Mysterio whacks Kenzo Suzuki in the ear with the microphone and walks off..

  8. SMACKDOWN! THROWBACK: The Rock harrassing The Coach from January 23, 2002..

  9. CW TITLE MATCH: Spike Dudley w/The Dudleyz vs Rey Mysterio..
    • The Dudley Boyz interfered early on and were quickly ejected from ringside by referee Charles Robinson!
    • Late in the match, the referee got squashed and knocked out unconsious..
    • Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree came down and attacked Rey Mysterio allowing Spike Dudley to retain!
    • Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree continued to attack Rey Mysterio after the match until RVD made the save..

  10. SMACKDOWN! THROWBACK: Stephanie McMahon..
    • Stephanie McMahon talks about the time she slapped her mother accross the face on Smackdown!..
    • Stephanie talksabout the love triangle angle with her, Triple H and Kurt Angle (said he's a bad kisser)..

  11. BACKSTAGE: Theodore Long & Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki..
    • Theodore Long books a match for No Mercy between Dupree & Suzuki vs Rey Mysterio & Rob Van Dam..

  12. RINGSIDE: Michael Cole & Tazz..
    • They showed footage of John Heidenreich abducting Michael Cole last week..
    • Backstage, we see Heidenreich entering the office of Mr. McMahon as Michael Cole freaks out in fear..

  13. SMACKDOWN! THROWBACK: Brock Lesnar superplex from hell on the Big Show breaking the ring..

  14. HANDICAP MATCH: The Undertaker vs Viscera & Gangrel..
    • John Layfield and Orlando Jordan watch the match from their limo at the entranceway..
    • The Undertaker won, while JBL looked concerned standing on top of his limousine..
    • Viscera attacked Undertaker after the match, but only got a horribly weak chokeslam for his troubles!
    • The Undertaker got a steel chair and smashed Viscera's throat with it..

  15. BACKSTAGE: Vince McMahon & John Heidenreich..
    • Heidenreich says he and Vince McMahon are mirror images of eachother because people are threatened by them..
    • Heidenreich says he wants to share his anger with a poem -- and reads another "poem, by Heidenreich"..
    • Vince McMahon cautiously says it was a very nice poem, and says "i thank you for it"..

  16. SCHOOLGIRL MATCH: Torrie Wilson vs Dawn Marie..
    • Theodore Long comes down and changes the match to a Tag Team Schoolgirl Match -- Oldschool vs New School..

  17. TAG TEAM SHCOOLGIRL MATCH: New School (Torrie Wilson & Dawn Marie) vs Oldschool (Moolah & Mae Young)..
    • Moolah & Mae Young made Torrie & Dawn Marie look absolutely ridiculous during this match..
    • Moolah & Mae Young won the match, and Torrie & Dawn most likely hit the showers immediately!

  18. SMACKDOWN! FLASHBACK: Steve Austin (with only a mustache, no goatee)..
    • Talks about joining the Smackdown! crew to go over and perform for the troops in Iraq..
    • Talks about the angles he did with Kurt Angle playing guitar and singing for Vince McMahon..

  19. TAPED SEGMENT: John Cena (standing on top of one of the WWE trucks)..
    • John Cena does a rap to pay tribute to some of the biggest superstars to appear on SD! in the last 5 years..
    • John Cena also rapped about his plans to defeat Booker T at No Mercy to win the Best of Five Series..

  20. BACKSTAGE: Kurt Angle..
    • Kurt Angle says he's been the #1 Star on Smackdown! since the beginning and provided the most classic moments..
    • Kurt Angle expresses his anger at not being asked to share any of his memories tonight..
    • Kurt Angle says that Big Show threw him off a balcony and almost ended his career..
    • Kurt Angle says that Big Show has no idea what he has signed up for!
    • Kurt Angle says he no choice but to provide his own "Smackdown! Moment" tonight that nobody will forget..

  21. SMACKDOWN! FLASHBACK: "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan (why is he Hollywood again?)
    • Talks about when he teamed with Edge and used his old "Real American" entrance music on July 4, 2002..

  22. MAIN EVENT: Kurt Angle & Luther Reigns vs The Big Show & Eddie Guerrero..
    • Late in the match, Eddie Guerrero hit a frog-splash off of Big Show's shoulders onto Luther Reigns!
    • Out of nowhere, Mark Jindrak hit the ring and attacked Eddie Guerrero causing the disqualification..
    • The Big Show grabbed Mark Jindrak & Luther Reigns and set up for a double chokeslam..
    • Kurt Angle snuck up behind Big Show and shot him with a tranquilizer gun (a dart) in the back!
    • The Big Show stumbled around momentarily before collapsing in the ring unconsious..
    • Kurt Angle then took a pair of scissors and clippers and cut Big Show's hair down to the scalp!
    • Kurt Angle pulled Big Show's head up and posed for a WWE photographer to take snap shots!

  23. And that's a wrap folks...

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