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In Your House was a pay-per-view series created by the World Wrestling Federation. The original concept was that, in months when the WWF was not running one of its major PPV events (WrestleMania, King of the Ring, SummerSlam, Survivor Series, and Royal Rumble, which at the time ran for three hours and retailed for $29.95), they would offer a two-hour PPV, priced at $19.95. This concept was somewhat abandoned when World Championship Wrestling (WCW) began offering three-hour PPV events on a monthly basis, forcing the WWF to do the same.

The events were numbered, as In Your House #1, #2, and so on, until event specific subtitles were added, such as "It's Time" (Vader's catchphrase), "Buried Alive" (describing the main event match), "A Cold Day In Hell" (contrasting gimmicks of main eventers Steve Austin and The Undertaker), "Rock Bottom" (The Rock's finishing move and the decline of his opponent Mankind), "In Your House St. Valentine's Day Massacre" (a violent event taking place in February and the PPV happened on Valentine's Day), and many others. Gradually the subtitles became main titles (whereas the PPV was not named In Your House: Fully Loaded but Fully Loaded: In Your House), until the regular named shows took over, with the current No Way Out, Backlash, Judgment Day and Unforgiven stemming from them.

The WWF gave away a brand-new house in the Hunter's Creek subdivision area in Orlando, Florida on the first PPV to a randomly selected fan. Newsboards reported the teenager and his family sold the house a few years later to pay for college and because taxes were too high.

In Your House dates and venues

Event Date City Venue
In Your House 1: Premiere May 14, 1995 Syracuse, New York Onondaga County War Memorial
In Your House 2: The Lumberjacks July 23, 1995 Nashville, Tennessee Nashville Municipal Auditorium
In Your House 3: Triple Header September 24, 1995 Saginaw, Michigan Saginaw Civic Center
In Your House 4: Great White North October 22, 1995 Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg Arena
In Your House 5: Season's Beatings December 17, 1995 Hershey, Pennsylvania Hersheypark Arena
In Your House 6: Rage in the Cage February 18, 1996 Louisville, Kentucky Louisville Gardens
In Your House 7: Good Friends, Better Enemies April 28, 1996 Omaha, Nebraska Omaha Civic Auditorium
In Your House 8: Beware of Dog May 26, 1996 Florence, South Carolina Florence Civic Center
In Your House 8: Beware of Dog 2 May 28, 1996 North Charleston, South Carolina North Charleston Coliseum
In Your House 9: International Incident July 21, 1996 Vancouver, British Columbia General Motors Place
In Your House 10: Mind Games September 22, 1996 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania CoreStates Center
In Your House 11: Buried Alive October 20, 1996 Indianapolis, Indiana Market Square Arena
In Your House 12: It's Time December 15, 1996 West Palm Beach, Florida West Palm Beach Auditorium
In Your House 13: The Final Four February 16, 1997 Chattanooga, Tennessee UTC Arena
In Your House 14: Revenge of the 'Taker April 20, 1997 Rochester, New York War Memorial Auditorium
In Your House 15: A Cold Day in Hell May 11, 1997 Richmond, Virginia Richmond Coliseum
In Your House 16: Canadian Stampede July 6, 1997 Calgary, Alberta Saddledome
In Your House 17: Ground Zero September 7, 1997 Louisville, Kentucky Louisville Gardens
In Your House 18: Badd Blood October 5, 1997 St. Louis, Missouri Kiel Center
In Your House 19: D-Generation X December 7, 1997 Springfield, Massachusetts Springfield Civic Center
In Your House 20: No Way Out of Texas February 15, 1998 Houston, Texas Compaq Center
In Your House 21: Unforgiven April 26, 1998 Greensboro, North Carolina Greensboro Coliseum
In Your House 22: Over the Edge May 31, 1998 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Wisconsin Center Arena
In Your House 23: Fully Loaded July 26, 1998 Fresno, California Selland Arena
In Your House 24: Breakdown September 27, 1998 Hamilton, Ontario Copps Coliseum
In Your House 25: Judgment Day October 18, 1998 Rosemont, Illinois Allstate Arena
Rosemont Horizon
In Your House 26: Rock Bottom December 13, 1998 Vancouver, British Columbia General Motors Place
In Your House 27: St. Valentine's Day Massacre February 14, 1999 Memphis, Tennessee The Pyramid
In Your House 28: Backlash April 25, 1999 Providence, Rhode Island Providence Civic Center

See also

External links

In Your House
1: Premiere2: The Lumberjacks3: Triple Header4: Great White North5: Season's Beatings6: Rage in the Cage7: Good Friends, Better Enemies8: Beware of Dog9: International Incident10: Mind Games11: Buried Alive12: It's Time13: The Final Four14: Revenge of the 'Taker15: A Cold Day in Hell16: Canadian Stampede17: Ground Zero18: Badd Blood19: D-Generation X20: No Way Out of Texas21: Unforgiven22: Over the Edge23: Fully Loaded24: Breakdown25: Judgment Day26: Rock Bottom27: St. Valentine's Day Massacre28: Backlash
World Wrestling Entertainment pay-per-view events
Royal RumbleFast LaneWrestleManiaPaybackExtreme RulesMoney in the BankBattlegroundSummerSlamBacklashClash of ChampionsNo MercyHell in a CellSurvivor SeriesTLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs
Former pay-per-view events
The Wrestling Classic (1985)This Tuesday in Texas (1991)King of the Ring (1993-2002)In Your House (1995-1999)Bad Blood (1997, 2003-2004)No Way Out (1998-2012)Unforgiven (1998-2009)Over The Edge (1998-1999)Fully Loaded (1998-2000)Judgment Day (1998-2009)Armageddon (1999-2008)InVasion (2001)Vengeance (2001-2011)Cyber Sunday (2004-2008)New Year's Revolution (2005-2007)December to Dismember (2006)Breaking Point (2009)Bragging Rights (2009-2010)Eminination Chamber (2010-2015)Fatal 4-Way (2010)Capitol Punishment (2011)
Former International pay-per-view events
One Night Only (1997)Mayhem in Manchester (1998)Capital Carnage (1998)No Mercy (UK) (1999) • Rebellion (1999-2002)Insurrextion (2000-2003)Global Warning (2002)

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