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American Gladiators 

The teams compete in such events as Power Ball, Assault, The Wall and Hang Tough. The Eliminator round decides the winner of the tournament.
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Series cast summary:
Mike Adamle ...  Himself - Host 149 episodes, 1989-1996
Jim Starr Jim Starr ...  Laser 127 episodes, 1990-1996
Raye Hollitt Raye Hollitt ...  Zap 110 episodes, 1989-1995
Larry Thompson Larry Thompson ...  Himself (Referee) / ... 106 episodes, 1991-1994
Lee Reherman ...  Hawk 104 episodes, 1991-1996
Galen Tomlinson Galen Tomlinson ...  Turbo 101 episodes, 1991-1996
Lori Fetrick ...  Ice 96 episodes, 1991-1996
Danny Lee Clark ...  Nitro / ... 95 episodes, 1989-1996
Michael M. Horton Michael M. Horton ...  Gemini 81 episodes, 1989-1993
Larry Csonka Larry Csonka ...  Himself - Host / ... 78 episodes, 1991-1993
Daz Crawford ...  Diesel 77 episodes, 1993-1996
Erika Andersch Erika Andersch ...  Diamond 70 episodes, 1991-1993
Sha-Ri Pendleton Sha-Ri Pendleton ...  Blaze / ... 69 episodes, 1989-1993
Steve Henneberry Steve Henneberry ...  Tower 65 episodes, 1991-1994
John Harlan John Harlan ...  Himself - Announcer / ... 65 episodes, 1990-1993
Shirley Eson Shirley Eson ...  Sky 60 episodes, 1993-1996
Lynn 'Red' Williams ...  Sabre 60 episodes, 1993-1996
Marisa Pare Marisa Pare ...  Lace 60 episodes, 1989-1993
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A seasonal competition in which two men and two women compete against each other and a roster of "American Gladiators". Events include, The Assault, Joust, The Wall, Breakthrough and Conquer, Hang Tough, Powerball, and many others, all culminating in the final event, "The Eliminator", a difficult obstacle course race. Every season there is a tournament to determine its "Grand Champion". For two seasons, there was an "International" competition taped in England where the champions from 4-6 countries competed similarly. Written by Brian Reiss <reissbrl@notes.udayton.edu>

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Release Date:

1 January 1989 (USA) See more »

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Prior to become Gladiators, Laser and Nitro played football together for the Los Angeles Rams. See more »

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Referenced in Saved by the Bell: Jessie's Song (1990) See more »

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Awesome.
22 June 2002 | by blackarachnia2See all my reviews

This was the highlight of my teenaged years. To sit down on a Saturday morning and watch American Gladiators. My favorite gladiators were Blaze, Siren and Nitro. I liked Siren because she never let her disability get in the way of becoming a gladiator. She seems normal in every way except for the fact that she can't hear but she could use her other senses , sight; taste and smell, and that's something that I really admire her for. I like Blaze because she's a very strong woman, and she doesn't take any crap from anybody. I thought Nitro was a BABE! Hubba! Hubba! A teenaged girl's delight. :)


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