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American Ninja Warrior 

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Contestants run, jump, crawl, climb, hang, and swing through crazy obstacles as they compete to become the next American Ninja champion.
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Matt Iseman ...  Himself - Host / ... 100 episodes, 2010-2019
Akbar Gbajabiamila ...  Himself - Host / ... 75 episodes, 2013-2019
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Contestants run, jump, crawl, climb, hang, and swing through crazy obstacles as they compete to become the next American Ninja champion.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

12 December 2009 (USA) See more »

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Ninja Warrior See more »

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KC Film Office See more »
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Jessie Graff is the most accomplished female competitor to ever appear on the show. In Season 8 she finished stage 1 to become the only woman to ever do so. See more »

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Good idea ruined
17 August 2017 | by kwakklesSee all my reviews

When this show started, it was great!!! I enjoy quite a bit the episodes circa 2012 (and thereabouts) with hosts Jonny Moseley, Angela Sun, and Iseman. That's lean meat, no fat.

The producers and et al wanted this show to gain popularity. This show has gotten obnoxious as a result of their efforts.

I tune in to watch athletes do crazy stunts and wow me with their athleticism. THAT'S WHY I WATCH. Nowadays, half the show is sappy backstories. There are 4 minute long back stories of each athlete. It's about the athlete working with mentally disabled people, losing family members by death, doing the ninja course for cancer, et cetera.

If these lame stories were 20 seconds long, it'd be tolerable. But no, they are literally at least four minutes each. Then on top of that, lots of commercials.

This show was a 9 out of 10, before it got ruined. I give it 4 out of 10.


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