A young man with spider-like abilities fights crime as a superhero in New York City while trying to have a normal personal life.

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 Peter Parker / ... (65 episodes, 1994-1998)
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 Mary Jane Watson / ... (40 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 J. Jonah Jameson (35 episodes, 1994-1998)
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 Kingpin / ... (36 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Robbie Robertson / ... (31 episodes, 1994-1998)
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 Felicia Hardy / ... (29 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Aunt May Parker / ... (28 episodes, 1994-1997)
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After being bitten by a radioactive spider, young Peter Parker finds that he now has spider-like super powers. Hoping to use his new-found abiilties for wealth and fame, he lets his ego blind him to the needs of others, and indirectly causes the death of his uncle Ben when he refuses to help a police officer catch a fleeing criminal. Humbled by his failure, he resolves to use his talents for fighting crime, and becomes the superhero Spider-Man. While he fights assorted super-villains, Peter also must balance his personal life, including his girlfriend Mary Jane, his job as a photographer at the Daily Bugle, and a an editor who has convinced himself that Spider-man is a criminal that has to be brought down. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Trivia

Supervising Producer Bob Richardson said that of all the show's seasons, season five was the most problematic. The mistakes in those episodes, as well as the animation's poor quality and overtly-repeated scenes for season five, were a result in a three-month delay in writing the season five scripts. When the scripts did finally arrive, most of which were written by John Semper, the season five stories were the most complex scripts the "Spider-Man" animated series had. Richardson said the season five scripts "went against everything we were trying to do in an effort to keep the workload on all of the production at a reasonable level", due to the new characters, locations and guest hero and villain powers included. Semper wrote most of the stories in season five himself due to several writers, including Brooks Wachtel and Stan Berkowitz, leaving the series during the three-month delay for season five. See more »

Quotes

Spider-Man: [talking about the bomb strapped to his wrist] No, no take it back. It clashes with the color of my costume.
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Crazy Credits

The episodes shown in syndication of the Jetix line-up feature a shortened opening credit sequence that shows clips from all 5 seasons. However, Season Two episodes have their original intro. See more »

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Version of Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1981) See more »

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Great adaptation for the famous Spider-man!
14 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

Spiderman has many cartoons throughout the years, and this is among the best ones made. I've also like this along with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and perhaps also X-Men once I've seen more of it, and many other action shows with some good amounts of comedy. Luckily this is on the Family Channel for the weekends and even on Toon Disney during the Jetix block, which will later have Fantastic Four and The Tick.

So if you can find this series of the world's most famous wall-crawler/web-slinger, go ahead and watch it! Hopefully this will satisfy any Spiderman fan or anyone else of the other audiences. Catch it on Jetix!


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