There was a Big Show reunion on Friday night in Bristol, ahead of ESPN’s 40th anniversary on Saturday.

SportsCenter legends Dan Patrick and Keith Olbermann got together to host the show — joining Scott Van Pelt on SportsCenter with SVP — for the first time in 22 years.

The reunion featured retro SportsCenter graphics and music, as well as old video clips and tributes. And Patrick and Olbermann smoothly called highlights — catchphrases included — like they did from 1992 to 1997.

It all finished in cruel fashion, with the screen going black (Sopranos style) after Patrick said, “I think we should announce right now that we should…”

Here’s a look at the intro, as well as more clips and tweets of the Big Show reunion:

Earlier on Friday, Patrick and the Danettes talked on his radio show about leaving ESPN and returning for the reunion.


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