20. Shane McMahon vs. Vince McMahon, WrestleMania X-Seven

Date: 4/1/2001
Location: Houston
Storyline: Where do we begin? Power-mad and horny, WWF owner Vince McMahon dumped his wife Linda for oiled-up sex kitten Trish Stratus. Linda didn't take the news well and had a nervous breakdown, was committed, then drugged, lapsed into a vegetative state and confined to a wheelchair. Vince's son Shane then returned to defend his mom's honor. And somewhere along the way, purchased rival wrestling company WCW from under his father's nose. OK, we admit it: Wrestling is a male soap opera.
Winner: Shane McMahon via, um, dropkicking a trash can into his father's face at 15:12
Just a ridiculous overbooked brawl that was so tasteless, silly, and violent—street signs, kendo sticks, television monitors, chairs, and metal trash cans get smashed—that it's a classic. There's also a catfight between Trish Stratus and Vince's daughter Stephanie and a couple of daredevil dives from Shane. Another note: This entire story line probably cost Linda McMahon a seat in the U.S. Senate.

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