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jakeWe have all seen and heard the stories of wrestlers who have fallen from grace in the world and into a deep dark realm that most never return from. Jake “The Snake” Roberts was one of the best psychologists of the wrestling world. He was a guy that just got it and he entertained the world for a very long time until he fell from grace. The documentary The Resurrection of Jake The Snake explores the fall, but it also looks at his rise from the ashes through some testimony and some in depth footage you wouldn’t see anywhere as Jake seeked the help of his friend Diamond Dallas Page. Not only does the documentary cover Jake’s return, but we also get a look at another legend who needs saving in Scott Hall a.k.a. Razor Ramon. The documentary also features commentary from the Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase, Mean Gene Okerlund, Edge, Chris Jericho, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Jim Ross, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Dustin Runnels a.k.a. Goldust, and more which includes director Steve Yu.

caps_jakethesnake1_39This is definitely a mind blowing documentary that really opens your eyes to the mess these guys go through in their lives. I knew Jake was pretty bad before this documentary because it’s well documented and especially if you’ve seen Beyond The Mat. In Beyind The Mat, he was a drug addict I believe, but in this one he is battling alcohol addiction and we find out some of his inner demons. I’ll let you guys watch the film for yourselves to figure out what those demons are, but it’ll blow your mind when you find out. You know Chris Jericho brings up a great point in the documentary. We have all seen the meltdown that happened in the ring to Jake thanks to TMZ, but Jericho brings up a great point that we are more willing to film his fall to rock bottom than to reach a hand to help him. That is the type of society we live in where people love to rubber neck everything like car accidents, etc. If I were wrestling fans and the WWE, I would thank Diamond Dallas Page for all the work he has down with these former wrestlers because thanks to him we got to see Jake “The Snake” Roberts and Scott Hall get inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame. So my question is where is DDP’s place in the Hall Of Fame? If you are a wrestling fan, a fan of Jake, then watch the documentary and root for him as he makes his rise back to the top in this documentary. Check it out right now on Netflix. I am going to give the doc an A for a final grade.