Is Australian Spartan a 'rip off' of Ninja Warrior?

 Ever wonderered who would win in a fight between a Spartan and a ninja?

The answer may be imminent with Channel Seven's newly announced Australian Spartan set to go head-to-head with Australian Ninja Warrior this year.

But after debuting a trailer for it's arena-challenge series, the network was slammed online, users claiming it looked 'exactly the same' as Nine's Australian Ninja Warrior.' 

'Rip off': 'What a rip off!': Fans SLAM Channel 7's trailer for Australian Spartan as they claim it looks 'exactly the same' as Nine's Ninja Warrior 'but with teams'... can YOU tell the difference?

'Rip off': 'What a rip off!': Fans SLAM Channel 7's trailer for Australian Spartan as they claim it looks 'exactly the same' as Nine's Ninja Warrior 'but with teams'... can YOU tell the difference?

 The video teaser showed teams of Australian athletes being put to the test by a large, brutally challenging obstacle course, suspended above water.

Crowds of fans - some wearing Spartan helmets - looked on in suspense as the groups attempted to overcome the course.

The voice over announcer promised Australian Spartan would be the 'toughest, biggest test of teamwork ever,' and that 'only a team can conquer it.'

SLAMMED: After Seven debuted a trailer for it's arena-challenge series, the network was slammed online, users claiming it looked 'exactly the same' as Nine's Australian Ninja Warrior'

SLAMMED: After Seven debuted a trailer for it's arena-challenge series, the network was slammed online, users claiming it looked 'exactly the same' as Nine's Australian Ninja Warrior'

 'So, basically, #AustralianSpartan is exactly the same as #AustralianNinjaWarrior But with teams instead of individual athletes. Yay,' one Twitter user

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