Re: Team Rhodes Scholars
I don't think they will last long, and hopefully once they split it will be Sandow as the heel, putting Cody over as the face. I can see Damien down the line making remarks about Cody's family members. Perhaps a meeting with Cody's father Dusty Rhodes. Dusty is hardly an "intellectually" sounding individual. Sandow makes comment, and Cody finds himself insulted by his tag team partners words. Keep this kind of thing going, until Cody finally says something.
Eventually, words turn in to punches, and the two start a feud. This prompts Sandow to call Cody Rhodes, and his family "The White Trash Wrestling Family" of our lifetime. It would be the "intellect" Sandow bad mouthing Cody the "average guy" Cody Rhodes. Rhodes can hold his own on the mic as well which would make this equally as impressive. Perhaps Damien could say that Cody is a "dork" not an "intellect", and claims he should have known considering how much hoarding of the "comics", and action figures that he has. This puts Cody in a position character wise to identify with Comic collectors, and action figure collectors. I can see Rhodes at Comic Con next year, really over with the fans when they come to find out about his Comic book fascination, and his knowledge on Comics.
Sandow says that real intellects do not hoard things that they appreciate. A wise man knows moderation is the key to greatness. Thus, Sandow explains the difference between, and he and Cody is very stark. Cody defends comic nerds like himself, and says that they are a community of people that is global. Cody plays the role of defending the WWE Universe, and claims that Damien is just a balding man, who has never been laid, or has any friends. He says that Sandow is the "30 yr old Virgin" of the WWE.