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In this competition series, individual athletes, both male and female, fight their way through ridiculously difficult obstacle courses. In most cases, its difficult for them to even successfully make it through the courses, let alone do it faster than their competitors. The best and fastest athlete, though, will ultimately be crowned the champion Ninja Warrior.

Monday 8:00 PM et/pt on NBC
11 Seasons, 158 Episodes
December 12, 2009
Reality, Sports
6.9/10
Cast: Matt Iseman, Akbar Gbajabiamila
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American Ninja Warrior Full Episode Guide

  • In the qualifying round from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ninjas tackle 6 obstacles.

  • In the qualifying round from Indianapolis, Indiana, ninjas tackle 6 obstacles, including the brand-new “Wheel Flip” and “Spin Hopper.”

  • American Ninja Warrior welcomes special guests at the Los Angeles qualifier when dinosaurs from "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" invade the course, along with a special appearance by the film's stars, Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. In the Los Angeles qualifying round, competitors will tackle six obstacles, including two brand new obstacles "Jumper Cables" and "Doorknob Drop."

  • Akbar Gbajabiamila takes on the Ninja Warrior course for the first time along with Derek Hough, NE-YO, Nikki Bella, Colton Dunn, Scott Evans, Gregg Sulkin and Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin in support of Red Nose Day.

  • Top ninjas, including Drew Drechsel, Jessie Graff, Najee Richardson and Flip Rodriguez, climb, sprint and fly through a special course and supersized obstacles as they compete in crazy feats of strength, skill challenges and a team relay for the ages.

  • Sean Bryan, Drew Drechsel, Joe Moravsky and Najee Richardson represent Team USA against top athletes from Asia, Europe and Latin America in a battle for worldwide ninja domination.

  • It's the final night of the "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals, where the season's best Ninjas tackle the last stages of 'Mount Midoriyama'. Competitors who conquered Stage One move on to Stage Two, in hopes of advancing to Stages Three and Four. The finalists vie to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

  • The "American Ninja Warrior" National Finals continue in Las Vegas, Nevada where the season's top competitors tackle a four-stage course. Ninja veterans Kacy Catanzaro, Jessie Graff, Najee Richardson and Sean Bryan are scheduled to compete. The finalists vie to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

  • "American Ninja Warrior" arrives in Las Vegas, Nevada where the season's top competitors tackle a four-stage course. Ninja veterans Lance Pekus, Allyssa Beird, Joe Moravsky and Jesse "Flex" LaBreck are scheduled to compete. The finalists will vie to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

  • The Mile High City hosts the final stop before the competition heads to the national finals in Las Vegas. The top competitors from the Denver City Qualifier compete on one of the world's most challenging obstacle courses. Returning Ninjas include: Meagan Martin, Ian Dory and Sam San. Competitors will vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."

  • The competition returns to Kansas City, Missouri for the city finals. The top 30 competitors from the City Qualifier compete on one of the world's most challenging obstacle courses. Returning Ninjas include: Lance Pekus, Brandon Mears and Dan Polizzi. Competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the national finals in September, to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of American Ninja Warrior.

  • As the season continues, the competition returns to Cleveland, Ohio for the city finals. The top 30 competitors from the City Qualifier compete on one of the the world's most challenging obstacle courses. Returning Ninjas include: Alyssa Beird, Jesse "Flex" Labreck, Michelle Warnky, as well as "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Jon Alexis Jr., Mike Bernardo, Joe Moravsky and Jamie Rahn. Competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila hosts as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

  • "American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Daytona Beach, Florida where the top competitors from the City Qualifier tackle an even more challenging course that includes ten obstacles in the City Finals. In addition to the six qualifier obstacles, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Circuit Board, Elevator Climb and new obstacle Giant Cubes. Top ninjas Jessie Graff, Drew Drechsel and Travis Rosen will take on the course. The competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1 million and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host, with Kristine Leahy as co-host.

  • American Ninja Warrior travels back to San Antonio, Texas where the top 30 competitors from the City Qualifier tackle the City Finals course. In addition to the obstacles from the qualifying round, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Hourglass Drop, Elevator Climb and brand new obstacle Spinball Wizard. Veteran ninjas Kacy Catanzaro, Daniel Gil and Brent Steffensen return. Competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of American Ninja Warrior.

  • "American Ninja Warrior" travels back to Universal Studios' "New York Street" where the top 30 competitors from the Los Angeles Qualifier tackle the City Finals course. In addition to the obstacles from the City Qualifier, contestants will face the Salmon Ladder, Stair Hopper, and 2 challenging new obstacles: Swinging Peg Board and Elevator Climb. Top competitors Kevin Bull, Grant McCartney and Flip Rodriguez will take on the course. Competitors will vie for a chance to compete in the Las Vegas finals, to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila hosts as Kristine Leahy co-hosts.

  • The Mile High City hosts the final qualifying round where competitors tackle three challenging new obstacles: Bouncing Spider, Rail Runner and Ninjago Roll. Ninjas will compete to qualify for the finals in Las Vegas and a shot at winning the grand prize of $1,000,000. Denver features the return of "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Jake Murray, Sam Sann, Meagan Martin and Brian Arnold. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for the title "American Ninja Warrior."

  • Ohio hosts the next qualifying round where competitors tackle two new obstacles: Razor's Edge and I-Beam Gap. Ninjas will compete to qualify for the finals in Las Vegas and a shot at winning the grand prize of $1,000,000. Cleveland also features the return of last season's "fantastic four" women - Alyssa Beird, Rachel Goldstein, Jesse "Flex" Labreck and Michelle Warnky, as well as "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Jon Alexis Jr., Mike Bernardo, Joe Moravsky and Jamie Rahn. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for the title "American Ninja Warrior." Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host with Kristine Leahy as co-host.

  • Kansas City, Missouri is the next stop for competitors to give it their all on the "American Ninja Warrior" obstacle course. Competitors face six challenging obstacles in the city qualifier, including three new obstacles: Hang Glider, Broken Pipes and Crank It Up. "American Ninja Warrior" veterans Lance Pekus, Brandon Mears and Dan Polizzi return, while Olympic decathlete Jeremy Taiwo takes on the course for the first time. Competitors will vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

  • "American Ninja Warrior" travels to Daytona Beach, Florida where competitors tackle six obstacles including the brand new Rolling Pin and Wingnuts. Veteran "American Ninja Warrior" fan-favorites Jessie Graff, Drew Drechsel, and JJ Woods return. NASCAR driver Ben Kennedy also takes on the course for the first time. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series vie for a chance to win a cash prize of $1,000,000 and the title "American Ninja Warrior."

  • Top ninjas, including crowd favorites Kacy Catanzaro, Brent Steffensen, and Daniel Gill, compete in San Antonio to see who will be making it to the city finals.

  • Nine celebrities pair off with elite ninjas who help them prepare mentally and physically for the obstacle course.

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