Digital Spy

Search Digital Spy
 

DS Forums

 
 

I've spent the past 48 hours watching Gladiators videos on Youtube


Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-02-2013, 22:28
Glenn A
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Cumbria
Posts: 15,074
Well, as you probably know, it did come back via Sky One recently.
Can't afford Sky and ITV would be best placed to bring it back.
Glenn A is offline   Reply With Quote
Please sign in or register to remove this advertisement.
Old 04-02-2013, 00:47
Fizzbin
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: East London
Posts: 22,615
All I can say is...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVY0Hy-D7XE
Fizzbin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 02:19
Salv*
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 32,048
I was born in 1992, but I can remember growing up and watching it. I must have been 2 or 3, but I remember watching it and growing up with it as my Dad was a big fan. I watched when they did the rerun on Sky, or was it Challenge, about 3 years ago.
Salv* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 02:42
Apple_Crumble
Forum Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Braavos
Posts: 20,733
Jet is so hot.
Apple_Crumble is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 08:31
soapfan_1973
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Birmingham
Posts: 2,295
Used to love this show. Actually met Jet and Hunter (who is actually a lot taller than he looks on screen). I still have the videos which occasionally get a viewing. I used to like the one showing them training at the Caribbean hotel resort which was part of the winners prize.
soapfan_1973 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 14:10
Trsvis_Bickle
Inactive Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 8,943
From the little I remember of Gladiators, it was a totally camp gay-fest that made American wrestling look like a real combat sport.

OP, if you purchase a similar outfit for wearing to gay church whoops, I mean the gym, I'm sure you'll get a warm reception.
Trsvis_Bickle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 14:22
Baccattack
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 1,317
Great show back in the day, can you imagine any show nowadays in this multi channel age being able to pack out the NEC in Birmingham on a regular basis!

Skytrack was my favourite game - shame it wasn't used more but I guess it was time consuming to setup compared to some of the others. Would have loved a go at the final assult course to see if I made it up the dreaded travelator
Baccattack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 14:38
daveycrocket222
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 3,979
What's wrong with me? This morning I had the opening theme on repeat for about an hour, and I was singing it when lifting weights at the gym. It's just so catchy...'Are you a GLADIATOR?? duh da duh, duh da duh..'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrVMLAlb8Ek

Let us all rejoice in Gladiator nostalgia - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_oZXlEk6wc

I just love everything about it, even though it hadn't even entered my for about 10 years prior to this Friday. My favourite male gladiator was Wolf. 'Who's afraid of the big bad wolf!' Brilliant. But the best of all is, of course, Jet. Phwoar. She's just amazing. What a woman.

Who was your favourite gladiator?
That reminds me I should find my data disks of the caps I downloaded off UKnova about 3 years ago.
daveycrocket222 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 17:51
*Fluffy*
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: †St. Judes Cassock†
Posts: 4,293
Ooooh, Saracen (Mike Lewis)! I still would

I sense an image search coming on,...
*Fluffy* is offline Follow this poster on Twitter   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 18:01
ilovewallander
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Northampton
Posts: 5,364
What's wrong with me? This morning I had the opening theme on repeat for about an hour, and I was singing it when lifting weights at the gym. It's just so catchy...'Are you a GLADIATOR?? duh da duh, duh da duh..'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrVMLAlb8Ek

Let us all rejoice in Gladiator nostalgia - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_oZXlEk6wc

I just love everything about it, even though it hadn't even entered my for about 10 years prior to this Friday. My favourite male gladiator was Wolf. 'Who's afraid of the big bad wolf!' Brilliant. But the best of all is, of course, Jet. Phwoar. She's just amazing. What a woman.

Who was your favourite gladiator?
Even though it hadn't entered your what?
ilovewallander is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 18:09
JR_THELEGEND
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: The Mean Streets of Greenwich
Posts: 62,455
I was watching some episodes a couple of weeks ago! This show reminds me of my childhood! Wolf was the man i always loved him and Jet by far was the fittest (In the shallow sense ) Loved this show!

OP your not alone btw i sometimes listen to the track when i'm exercising to it gives you such a jump start!
JR_THELEGEND is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 18:39
pinkyponk34
Inactive Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 1,190
Some of them Gladiator " girls " had a bigger set of nadgers and a deeper voice than most men.

Awful show.
pinkyponk34 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 20:39
millysshaw
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 771
Ooooh, Saracen (Mike Lewis)! I still would

I sense an image search coming on,...
http://www.gladiatorszone.co.uk/glad.../male/saracen/

Thought you would like it.

My favourite was Cobra
millysshaw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 21:05
DejaVoodoo
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Earth
Posts: 5,155
Great show back in the day, can you imagine any show nowadays in this multi channel age being able to pack out the NEC in Birmingham on a regular basis!
I wonder what the attendance actually was and how much of the crowd paid and how much of crowd were freebies.

Anyone know?
DejaVoodoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 21:47
wolfticket
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 803
Joey, do you like movies about gladiators?
wolfticket is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 21:59
aquaplex
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 374
I wonder what the attendance actually was and how much of the crowd paid and how much of crowd were freebies.

Anyone know?
Apparently tickets were free. Annoying as if my parents had known we would have gone to see it.

For me Gladiators was all about the events - sadly the series got to the point where they overplayed some games and most of the better ones only made cameo appearances throughout the series. I got fed up of Powerball, The Wall, Gaintlet, Pendulum, Hang Touch and Duel whereas the likes of Skytrak, Suspension Bridge, Danger Zone, Atlaspheres and Swingshot barely appeared whereas some of the even better ones like Tilt, Pursuit, Pyramid and Pole-Axe got ditched.
aquaplex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 22:56
performingmonk
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 16,711
ITV wouldn't be able to afford Gladiators now. The big arena sections of Red Or Black are the closest we'll get.
performingmonk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2013, 23:23
rfonzo
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,922
I used to like Scorpio, I thought she had lovely figure.
rfonzo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 03:27
margenotbutter
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,316
Gladiators was my favourite show as a kid! Shadow was also my favourite.

I used to sing "another one bites the nuts" instead of "another one bites the dust" until my mum pointed out the difference
margenotbutter is offline Follow this poster on Twitter   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 06:31
JCR
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Posts: 14,114
Some of them Gladiator " girls " had a bigger set of nadgers and a deeper voice than most men.
You'd probably have more of a problem doing that show now, because while it's impossible to be 100% sure just from looking at their bodies, it's reasonable to speculate most if not all of them were on performance enhancing drugs. I remember Roger Cook chasing Wolf around accusing him of promoting steroids to kids, weird that ITV would do that to themselves. ITV claimed there were tests I think; I wonder if those were World Championship Wrestling style drug tests where everyone failed but it was ignored as WCW were only testing so they could say they were testing.
JCR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 14:02
akhenaten
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 660
Jet was obviously the best and sexiest. But as a kid I always went mental whenever Wolf came on screen.

And Jet is a regular guest on Big Brothers Bit On The Side nowadays, as a psychologist or something-or-other? She's changed a bit but still has massive sex appeal.
She's certainly second best in the looks department compared to Emma, now.
akhenaten is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 14:23
*Fluffy*
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: †St. Judes Cassock†
Posts: 4,293
Thank you for that! According to that, he's 50 this year and he's still FAF! He was on one of those daytime shows last year.

I loved Cobra. He was so funny. He always reminded me of a muscular Melvin Hayes.
*Fluffy* is offline Follow this poster on Twitter   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 22:07
daveycrocket222
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 3,979
One of my fav games was the one where the you had the contest who had to run through 5 gladiators.

The fun thing was if the first contestant got through they would be rough as hell on the 2nd guy.
daveycrocket222 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2013, 22:49
Iqbal_M
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,588
One of my fav games was the one where the you had the contest who had to run through 5 gladiators.

The fun thing was if the first contestant got through they would be rough as hell on the 2nd guy.
That would be Gauntlet.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gauntlet_(Gladiators)
Iqbal_M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 00:15
Salv*
Forum Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 32,048
Jet is on BOTS all the time, obviously she has aged but still looks good
Salv* is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:44.