The BEST Episodes of American Gladiators (1989)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 5, 2021

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In this challenging game show, four contestants were pitted each week against the four athletically trained gladiators, two female and two male. Their strength, agility and endurance were tested in various, constantly changing contests against the powerful gladiators, with the highest scorers advancing to the exciting elimination tournament.

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Round One Finals

#1 - Round One Finals

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 1, 1989

Round one finals with contenders: Craig Williams, Brian Hutson, Tracy Phillips and Nancy Petitto.

star 8.00
1 votes
Highlights From Round One

#2 - Highlights From Round One

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 1, 1989

Highlights show from round one.

star 7.50
2 votes
U.S. Preliminaries

#3 - U.S. Preliminaries

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 1, 1995

star 7.00
1 votes
Armed Forces Challenge of Champions II

#4 - Armed Forces Challenge of Champions II

Season 6 - Episode 24 - Aired Jan 1, 1995

ARMED FORCES II - Contenders: John Winn vs. Bruce Pham and Lawrence Jarret Jr. vs. Armaund Fowler

star 7.00
1 votes
 Round One Preliminaries

#5 - Round One Preliminaries

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 31, 1988

star 6.50
2 votes
Round Two Preliminaries

#6 - Round Two Preliminaries

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 1, 1989

star 6.50
2 votes
Round One Preliminaries

#7 - Round One Preliminaries

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 8, 1990

Round one preliminaries with contenders: Margaret McCargo, Susan Hirst, Chris Vopatek and Purple Roundy.

star 6.00
1 votes
Round One Preliminaries

#8 - Round One Preliminaries

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 15, 1990

Round one preliminaries with contenders: Marla Smith, Kelley Peacock, Dale Thompson and Rob Bottiggi.

star 6.00
1 votes
Round One Preliminaries

#9 - Round One Preliminaries

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 22, 1990

Round one preliminaries with contenders: Simonds vs. Thomas (alt. Foster) and Nichting vs. Ratner.

star 6.00
1 votes
Round One Quarterfinals

#10 - Round One Quarterfinals

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 29, 1990

Round one quarterfinals with contenders: Costantino vs. Foster and Mercer vs. Tillotson

star 6.00
2 votes
Round One Quarterfinals

#11 - Round One Quarterfinals

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 6, 1990

Round one quarterfinals with contenders: Vopatek vs. Keck and Nichting vs. Hirst.

star 6.00
2 votes
Round One Quarterfinals

#12 - Round One Quarterfinals

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 13, 1990

Round one quarterfinals with contenders: Vopatek vs. Keck and Nichting vs. Hirst.

star 6.00
1 votes
Round One Quarterfinals

#13 - Round One Quarterfinals

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 20, 1990

Round one quarterfinals with contenders: Thompson vs. Simonds and Ratner vs. Mentzer.

star 6.00
1 votes
Round One Quarterfinals

#14 - Round One Quarterfinals

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 27, 1990

Round one quarterfinals with contenders: Roundy vs. Adams and McCargo vs. Peacock.

star 6.00
1 votes
Round One Semi-finals

#15 - Round One Semi-finals

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 3, 1990

Round one semi-finals with contenders: Costantino vs. Simonds and McCargo vs. Tillotson.

star 6.00
1 votes
Round One Finals

#16 - Round One Finals

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 17, 1990

Round one finals with contenders: Costantino vs. Adams and Nichting vs. Tillotson.

star 6.00
1 votes
Alumni Show

#17 - Alumni Show

Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired Feb 23, 1991

Alumni show with contenders: Cheryl Ann Silich, Aimee Ross, Lucian Anderson and Terry Moore.

star 6.00
1 votes
Round Two Preliminaries

#18 - Round Two Preliminaries

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 24, 1990

Round two preliminaries with contenders: Branham vs. McKleskey (alt. Kieser) and Look-Jaeger vs. Wilcox (alt. Dorsa)

star 6.00
1 votes
Round Two Preliminaries

#19 - Round Two Preliminaries

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 1, 1990

Round two preliminaries with contenders: Kiernan vs. Johnson and Henger vs. Akai.

star 6.00
1 votes
Round Two Preliminaries

#20 - Round Two Preliminaries

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 8, 1990

Round two preliminaries with contenders: Duke vs. Suzuki and Duke vs. Hill-Hudgins.

star 6.00
1 votes
Round Two Preliminaries

#21 - Round Two Preliminaries

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 15, 1990

Round two preliminaries with contenders: Nasca vs. Dieter and Cumberbatch vs. Jarchow

star 6.00
1 votes
Round Two Preliminaries

#22 - Round Two Preliminaries

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Dec 22, 1990

Round two preliminaries with contenders: Montgomery vs. Altshuler and Telley vs. Stickelman.

star 6.00
1 votes
 Round One Preliminaries

#23 - Round One Preliminaries

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 1, 1991

star 6.00
1 votes
Grand Championship

#24 - Grand Championship

Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired Jan 1, 1992

star 6.00
1 votes
Round One Preliminaries

#25 - Round One Preliminaries

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 1, 1992

Contenders: Betsy Erickson vs. Jeannine Micheletti and Lance Sellers (alt. Darryl Moore) vs. Cliff Miller.

star 6.00
1 votes