The 25 Most Awesome Things About 'American Gladiators'
25. Swingshot: Jump For Your Life
Mid-air carnage. Contendershooked up to bungee cords bounced for points as they collected different colored balls. Gladiators tried to swipe their treasures out of their hands, often bouncing right into the contenders and ruining their momentum. This is the Gladiator game that most resembles Nickelodeon's "GUTS," the kiddy version of the arena sports phenomenon. (Though don't forget about "Gladiators 2000," the short-lived kid version hosted by -- oh yes -- Ryan Seacrest.)