R.I.P. Paul Bearer, 1954-2013: The Definitive Video Anthology of His WWE Career
5. The Undertaker Burns Paul Bearer's Face, April 1997
Revenge is a dish best served warm, and the Undertaker was able to make Paul Bearer feel the pain of his anguish the old-fashioned way...by lighting up some flash paper and throwing a fireball in his face!
4. Paul Bearer Reveals the Undertaker Has a Brother Named Kane, Summer 1997
As it turned out, apparently the Undertaker's charbroiling Paul Bearer's face was the next chapter in a storied personal history of pyromaniacal behavior because shortly after Bearer's face healed from the third-degree burns (a healing that also miraculously cured Bearer's pale complexion, jet-black hair color and clownish goblin voice), he exposed a sordid tale from the Undertaker's past. As it turns out, according to Bearer, when the Undertaker was a child he decided to burn down his parents' house. For fun. With his parents inside of it. Um, yeah.
And oh, by the way, Undertaker's little brother Kane was inside the house, and the Undertaker thought he had killed Kane, too. BUT not so fast, my friend! Apparently, Paul Bearer, in Palpatine-rescues-Anakin fashion, was able to fish Kane out of the fire and keep him alive the last 20 or so years, likely in a Pulp Fiction gimp box in his basement somewhere. (Kane would reappear that October at the first ever Hell in the Cell match between Taker and Shawn Michaels.)
As you can see, the Undertaker vehemently denied any involvement in the barbecuing of his folks, until....
3. The Undertaker and Paul Bearer Create the Ministry of Darkness, Summer 1998
....he and Paul Bearer decided to kiss and make up in 1998, at which time he was like, "Yeah, I fried 'em. So the hell what, fuckstick?!?" This would be the next in several twists and turns in the relationship between these two: