'The American Gladiators documentary' review: ESPN doc is elusive

Ben Berman directs ESPN's two-part The American Gladiators Documentary

The documentary showcases the popular 1989-1996 television show American Gladiators

Features the show's creator Johnny Ferraro and several of the gladiators

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Berman's approach focuses on the storytelling process and the evasiveness of some subjects

Questions surrounding the mysterious co-creator of the show, Dann Carr, form a major part of the documentary

The film is more about entertainment than journalism, offering a nostalgic and comedic view on the show