Arquette was totally against becoming the WCW World Heavyweight Champion, believing that fans like himself would detest a non-wrestler winning the title.Vince Russo, who was the head booker for WCW at the time, insisted that Arquette becoming the champion would be good for the company and for publicity, and Arquette reluctantly agreed to the angle.He also appeared in the 2001 EA video game SSX Tricky, as the voice of lead character Eddie. Arquette starred in the 2007 ABC comedy series In Case of Emergency, which was canceled after one season.
During his time as champion, Arquette was mostly used as comic relief.
He had guest spots on television shows like Blossom (1992), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1992), and Friends (1996).
Arquette achieved his biggest success in the horror/slasher film franchise Scream.
Page subsequently ran down to the ring and hit him with a Diamond Cutter.
Arquette made one final appearance with WCW at the New Blood Rising pay-per-view on August 13, when he interfered in a match between Buff Bagwell and Kanyon.