WWE's Most Wanted Treasures

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WWE's Most Wanted Treasures
Season 2 poster
GenreReality
Created byTriple H
Stephanie McMahon
Presented byA. J. Francis (Season 1)
Booker T (Season 2)
Mick Foley (Season 2)
Lita (Season 2)
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes20 (list of episodes)
Production
Production companyWWE Studios
Original release
NetworkA&E
ReleaseApril 18, 2021 (2021-04-18) –
present (present)

WWE’s Most Wanted Treasures is an American reality television series. The series premiered on A&E on April 18, 2021.[1][2]

On March 1, 2022, it was announced that A&E had ordered 24 more episodes of the series.[3]

Plot[edit]

The series involves various WWE personalities, instructed by Triple H and Stephanie McMahon, traveling across the country with A. J. Francis (Season 1) or Booker T, Mick Foley and Lita (Season 2) searching for collectibles related to professional wrestling.[4][5]

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
19April 18, 2021 (2021-04-18)June 20, 2021 (2021-06-20)
210April 30, 2023 (2023-04-30)July 9, 2023 (2023-07-09)
3TBAApril 14, 2024 (2024-04-14)TBD (TBD)

Episode list[edit]

Season 1 (2021)[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air dateViewersRating
(18–49)
1"Mick Foley"April 18, 2021 (2021-04-18)766,0000.3[6]
Items: Mr. Socko, Original Cactus Jack Flannel Jacket, Original Mankind Leather Vest
2"The Undertaker & Kane"April 25, 2021 (2021-04-25)769,0000.3[7]
Items: Kane Mask, Kane's Unabomb Gear, Undertaker's Urn, Various items in The Undertaker's storage unit, including his black and purple jacket, phantom mask.
3"Jerry Lawler"May 2, 2021 (2021-05-02)563,0000.2[8]
Items: Robes from King of the Ring (1993), Andy Kaufman's neck brace used during Lawler's feud with Kaufman in Continental Wrestling Association, Boots
4"Booker T"May 9, 2021 (2021-05-09)555,0000.2[9]
Items: King Booker Black robe, Junkyard Dog's collar, WCW World Television Championship (not found)
5"Sgt. Slaughter & The Iron Sheik"May 16, 2021 (2021-05-16)497,0000.2[10]

Items: Iron Sheik's boots from WrestleMania 2 and Persian Clubs, Sgt. Slaughter's Campaign hat and Swagger stick.


Note: Iron Sheik is not featured in the episode because of health issues. Bob Backlund is featured.
6"Jake "The Snake" Roberts"May 30, 2021 (2021-05-30)455,0000.2[11]
Items: Snake bag, The Honky Tonk Man's guitar (donated by Jimmy Hart), Hall of Fame tuxedo, WrestleMania III ring (not purchased because WWE thought it was not the authentic one)
7"Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake & Greg "The Hammer" Valentine"June 6, 2021 (2021-06-06)527,0000.2[12]

Items: Greg Valentine's Robe, Brutus Beefcake's Shears, Greg Valentine's boots, Brutus Beefcake's Mega-Maniacs Mask and Greg Valentine's Heart Breaker Shinguard (Donated by Jimmy Hart)


Note: Features Jimmy Hart
8"André the Giant"June 13, 2021 (2021-06-13)N/ATBA

Items: The Big Show's "Andre Tribute" Singlet (donated by Big Show), Madison Square Garden playbill from Andre's debut, Mark Henry's debut jacket (donated by Mark Henry), André the Giant's Jacket from The Main Event (on loan), The Giant Machine Mask (on loan), Andre the Giant's Pink Jacket (on loan) and Andre the Giant's passport.


Note: Features Sonny Onoo and Tim White.
9"Ric Flair"June 20, 2021 (2021-06-20)492,0000.2[13]
Items: Black Butterfly robe as worn in his WWE debut on Prime Time Wrestling and as worn at the 1992 Royal Rumble

Season 2 (2023)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateViewersRating
(18–49)
101""Stone Cold" Steve Austin"April 30, 2023 (2023-04-30)N/ATBA
Items: WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship (1988–98) (on loan), Stone Cold's knee brace from Wrestlemania XIV (on loan), Stone Cold's Alcohol Fueled vest
112"DX"May 7, 2023 (2023-05-07)N/ATBA

Items: New Age Outlaws World Tag Team Championship (1985–1998), Chyna's metal suit (not found), Pictures of Chyna (Donated by Kathy Hamilton), DX's Invasion Jeep (on loan)


Note: Billy Gunn does not appear in the episode due to him working for AEW.
123""Macho Man" Randy Savage"May 14, 2023 (2023-05-14)N/ATBA

Items: Macho King Ring Gear (on loan, scepter not found), Macho Man Monster Truck Cowboy Hat from Halloween Havoc 1996, Mega Powers robe, Videos of Macho Man's ICW matches


Note: Episode dedicated to Lanny Poffo who discusses the ICW videos. He died on February 2, 2023. Features Molly Holly.
134"Bret "Hitman" Hart"May 21, 2023 (2023-05-21)N/ATBA

Items: Jim Neidhart's Hart Foundation's Jacket (on loan), Bret's WrestleMania VIII Jacket, Bret's Montreal Screwjob Sunglasses (not found)


Note: Features Natalya Neidhart and Peter Rosenberg.
145"Goldberg"May 28, 2023 (2023-05-28)N/ATBA
Items: Goldberg's WWE Debut Jacket (on loan), Goldberg's WWE Boots, Goldberg's Undefeated Streak Gloves (not found)
156""Rowdy" Roddy Piper"June 11, 2023 (2023-06-11)N/ATBA

Items: Roddy's Original Bagpipes (loan), Roddy's Hollywood Backlot Brawl Jacket, Roddy's WrestleMania 2 Boxing Trunks (loan), Roddy's Signature Kilt with Sporran (loan), Roddy's Leather Jacket (loan)


Note: Features Drew McIntyre and Teal Piper
167"Rey Mysterio & Eddie Guerrero"June 18, 2023 (2023-06-18)N/ATBA

Items: Rey Mysterio's WWE Debut Mask & Outfit (loan), Eddie Guerrero's Lowrider, Rey Mysterio's Custody Match Gear (not found), Rey Mysterio's Mask from final Eddie match (loan)


Note: Features Dominik Mysterio
178"Kurt Angle"June 25, 2023 (2023-06-25)N/ATBA

Items: Kurt's Cowboy Hat (loan), Kurt's Gear (loan), Kurt's Milk Truck (not acquired), Kurt's WrestleMania XIX Singlet (traded for 2002 Armageddon singlet)


Note: Features Stone Cold Steve Austin
189"Trish & Alundra"July 2, 2023 (2023-07-02)N/ATBA
Items: Trish & Lita's Raw Main Event Gear, Mae Young's Crown & Robe (traded for Edge's 2005 Money in the Bank briefcase), Alundra's WWF Women's Championship (not acquired)
1910"Samoan Dynasty (ft. Rikishi)"July 9, 2023 (2023-07-09)N/ATBA

Items: Rikishi's Sumo Belt (bought for $3,000 plus VIP Tickets to Extreme Rules 2022), Yokozuna's WrestleMania X Robe (traded for Gorgeous George's Robe), The Rock's $500 Shirt (bought from Jerry Lawler for $10,000)


Note: Features Afa Anoaʻi Jr. and Jerry Lawler.

Season 3 (2024)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateViewersRating
(18–49)
201"WCW"April 14, 2024 (2024-04-14)TBDTBA

Items: Hulk's NWO Tights (bought for $10,000), Harlem Heat's Flame Gear, Kevin Nash's Outsiders and Fingerpoke of Doom Singlets (traded for tickets to WrestleMania XL), Scott Hall's NWO Gear, Steiner Brothers' Letterman Jacket, Rick Steiner's Head Gear, Scott Steiner's Chainmail Head Gear (bought for $9,000)


Note: Features Eric Bishoff, Stevie Ray, Cody Hall, Diamond Dallas Page, and Bron Breakker.
212"Dusty Rhodes"April 21, 2024 (2024-04-21)TBDTBA
Items:

References[edit]

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