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(1992–2000)

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Cobra, Lightning, Saracen, and Wolf are the only Gladiators to appear in every single series of the show.
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The Gladiators appeared in the 4th and final season of another LWT show, The Brian Conley Show (1995). In 1 Dangerous Brian sketch, Wolf took on Dangerous Brian in the Eliminator, which Dangerous Brian won and in another Dangerous Brian sketch, Dangerous Brian took on all the Gladiators in Powerball and Zodiac made a cameo in a Septic Peg sketch, which Zodiac whacks Septic Peg on the head with a Jousting stick, when Septic Peg predicts that "The Zodiac will be powerless".
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John Fashnu borrowed Craig Charles's catchphrase "Awooga!!!" from the BBC2 game-show "Cyberzone", which John Fashnu appeared in, as a guest.
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Based on the original "American Gladiators" show.
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The voice-overs during the games are done by John Sachs, former presenter of "Four Square".
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Fiesty scouse mom, athlete and last line of the nation's defense Eunice Huthart, who went on from two "Gladiators" series wins to become a stunt actress in the movie "GoldenEye". She continues to appear in major movies, often as Angelina Jolie's stunt double.
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When the show was repeated in 1995 during the summer season on ITV, at the end of each repeat, a voice-over would say "That was a repeat from 1994, and Shadow is no longer a gladiator". Jefferson King (Shadow) was fired from the show due to drug use.
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When John Fashnu originally left the show, the producer's first choice of replacement was no other than motoring journalist Jeremy Clarkson. He declined.
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Diane Youdale (Jet) left the show after hurting her back in an unaired show, her last domestic series was series 4 in 1995. She was competing on the pyramid and fell awkwardly as she tackled a contender, trapping nerves in her neck. As the consequence of her injury, the pyramid was suspended for one series and a change in the rules was necessitated.
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Former TVAM weather-girl Ulrika Johnson was with the show from the first episode and in many ways was the main anchor due to her TV background. Despite having no hosting experience, footballer John Fashnu was given the role of male host of the show.
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For seasons 6 and 7, John Fashnu was replaced by Rugby star Jeremy Guscott. Fashnu did return for the the final mini series in 1999.
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Long-running Gladiator Hunter revealed in a television interview that the producers originally considered calling him Trident.
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Gladiator Gold revealed during an interview on Light Lunch that producers wanted to call her Storm, however there was already an Australian female Gladiator with the same name.
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It's been rumoured that Gladiator Ace was originally intended to be called Iceman.
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Black Widow was a name originally considered for female Gladiator Rebel.
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Gladiator Rio was originally intended to be called Raven.
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Female Gladiator Fox revealed in an interview that she really disliked her Gladiator name as she felt it didn't suit her personality, but liked her theme tune - 'Foxy Lady' by Jimi Hendrix. Ironically Fox kept her Gladiator name when she transferred to the South African team for their penultimate 5th series.
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During a game of Pyramid in a charity celebrity special in 1994. Wolf pulled down Barry McGuigan's pants during the match exposing his bare bottom causing John Anderson to blow the whistle and stop the game . It was censored for broadcast.
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Mike Adamle, the host of American Gladiators (1989) took over from Ulrika Johnson to host International Gladiators, so Ulrika Johnson took a break from the show.
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