‘Young Rock’ is an American sitcom based on the life of Dwayne Johnson, also known by his ring name ‘The Rock’. The show is set in 2032, where a fictional version of Dwayne Johnson is depicted. In this scenario, he is running for President and is in an interview with Randall Park. During this interview, Dwayne tells the story of his life over the decades and what made him the man he is today. This article will cover ‘Young Rock’ Season 1 Episode 1 Recap and Episode 2 Preview.
Young Rock Season 1 Episode 1 Recap
‘Young Rock’ Season 1 Episode 1 titled ‘Working the Gimmick’ begins with an interview with Randal Park. During this interview, he takes us through various points of life, claiming that he isn’t actually an elite in Hollywood. Dwayne says his quest for success started from a flashback from 1982, Hawaii. At the time, Dwayne was also known as ‘Dewey’ and was seen watching his father Rocky Johnson’s wrestling match. Although his father was quite popular and also drove luxury cars, his family was not rich. They were financially weak, even living in motel rooms. Rocky, Dwayne learns to do gimmicks while putting on a confident face forward.
One day the world famous wrestlers, Junkyard Dog, Andre the Giant, and Iron Sheik came to play friendship cards. That’s when Dewey dared to call wrestling “fake”. Hearing this, Andre picked him up and told him not to use the “F-word” anymore. Then we followed up on Dwayne’s teenage years in 1987, where he shoplifted Woody Woodpecker leather jackets to impress the girls. Layer, when he was 15 years old, he looked more mature and even had a bushy mustache. Dwayne is attracted to a girl named Karen, who is the most popular girl in school. So, to impress her, she bought a $ 103 used car from a customer at the pizzeria where she worked.
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Dwayne came to know a man named Waffle, whom he had known for a very short time. Waffle, suddenly, woke up in the back seat of the car he had just bought. And through their conversation, Dwayne learned important life lessons from Waffle. He inspired Dwayne to focus on his family and not waste his time on unimportant people. Dwayne promised to buy his mother a red Cadillac, while Waffle died suddenly.
The setting then jumps to 1990, where Dwayne is now a Miami University soccer player. She is excited because of her father’s background and ends up in an awkward situation where she can’t live up to expectations. However, he was still able to make an impression among his new teammates by breaking the most bench press records. The episode concludes with a conclusion by Dwayne Johnson, who feels that the path to success is staying true to yourself while keeping your confidence in check.
When Will Season 1 Episode 2 Be Released?
‘Young Rock’ Season 1 Episode 2 titled ‘On the Road Again’ will be released on February 23, 2021, at 8 p.m. ET. Make sure to change the above times to your local time zone to watch the episodes as soon as they air every Tuesday. You can watch episodes of ‘Young Rock’ as they air NBC or when available on their website. Episodes are also available for streaming Peacock, Upstream, and DirecTV. The show follows a 30-minute sitcom format.
Preview of Young Rock Season 1 Episode 2
‘Young Rock’ Season 1 Episode 2 is titled ‘On the Road Again.’ will follow Dwayne Johnson in his life in Pennsylvania in 1987. In this episode, he will try to impress a popular girl named Karen. Unfortunately for him, things won’t go his way, so he pretends to be rich. The issue of concern here is that the date of his father’s wrestling match at the flea market might tell the truth. During this time, Dwayne’s mother, Ata, after assessing their family’s financial situation, accepted rich clients.
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