For those that don't know, The Contract is a fantastic series that stars Brad Rochelle, a true superstar. If there were a Hall of Fame for BGEast icons, he'd get in on the first ballot for sure. This is Brad at his best - believable as face and heel, victim and victor, dominator and jobber.
|Brad gets duped|
|Brad gets punished|
|Brad's had enough|
|Brad's in charge|
I love the long form storytelling aspect, which is so unique. Rock Hard Wrestling and Thunder's Arena do have wrestlers reference past encounters, but it's not quite the same feel.
I love the evolution of Brad's character during the series from hapless victim to malevolent mastermind.
And I love Brad's opponents. They include a who's who of BGEast talent, from established stars to emerging talent to debuts by future favorites:
I'd love to see more series like this. Given the way these things work, what any company should do is either complete the entire series in one filming or at least film a concluding chapter in case the rest never gets filmed. I think people would be forgiving of changing bodies and hair styles to get closure. We're used to it.
What are your thoughts? Love or hate The Contract? Would you like to see more series? Weigh in through the comments!