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Seasons:
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Release Date:
9 September 1967 (USA) See more »
Plot:
A teenage boy with the powers of a spider fights crime as the Webslinging Wonder. Full summary »
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Cast

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Paul Soles ... Spider-Man / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Peg Dixon ... Betty Brant / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Paul Kligman ... J. Jonah Jameson / ... (51 episodes, 1967-1970)
Bernard Cowan ... Police officer / ... (49 episodes, 1967-1970)
Tom Harvey ... Police officer / ... (24 episodes, 1967-1970)
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Series Directed by
Ralph Bakshi (25 episodes, 1968-1970)
Grant Simmons (15 episodes, 1967-1970)
Clyde Geronimi (10 episodes, 1967)
Sid Marcus (10 episodes, 1967)
Ray Patterson (10 episodes, 1967)
Cosmo Anzilotti (8 episodes, 1969-1970)
Gray Morrow (5 episodes, 1970)
 
Series Writing credits
Lin Carter (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Steve Ditko (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Jack Kirby (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Stan Lee (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Larry Lieber (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Johnny Romita (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Fred Halliday (35 episodes, 1968-1970)
Ira Turek (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
Ralph Bakshi (30 episodes, 1968-1970)
June Patterson (21 episodes, 1967-1968)
Phil Babet (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Al Bertino (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Dick Cassarino (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Bill Danch (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Dick Robbins (20 episodes, 1967-1968)

Series Produced by
Steve Krantz .... producer (35 episodes, 1967-1970)
Ralph Bakshi .... executive producer (25 episodes, 1968-1970)
Robert L. Lawrence .... executive producer (10 episodes, 1967)
Ray Patterson .... producer (10 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Original Music by
Ray Ellis (35 episodes, 1967-1970)
Syd Dale (7 episodes, 1968-1970)
David Lindup (6 episodes, 1968-1970)
Phil Coulter (4 episodes, 1968-1970)
Bill Martin (4 episodes, 1968-1970)
John Hawksworth (3 episodes, 1968-1970)
Alan Hawkshaw (3 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Film Editing by
George Copeland (35 episodes, 1968-1970)
Howard Kaiser (35 episodes, 1968-1970)
Hank Gotzenberg (15 episodes, 1967-1968)
Bryce Corso (13 episodes, 1967-1968)
Richard Calamari (13 episodes, 1970)
 
Series Art Direction by
Gray Morrow (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
 
Series Production Management
Jerry Schultz .... unit production manager (25 episodes, 1968-1970)
Sylvia White .... production supervisor (19 episodes, 1968-1969)
Gene Meyers .... unit production manager (15 episodes, 1967-1968)
Robert 'Tiger' West .... production supervisor (10 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cosmo Anzilotti .... assistant director (16 episodes, 1968-1970)
 
Series Art Department
Johnny Romita .... art consultant (30 episodes, 1967-1970)
Stan Lee .... art consultant (27 episodes, 1967-1970)
 
Series Sound Department
Hank Gotzenberg .... sound editor / sound effects editor (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Larry Hogan .... camera operator (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Jerry Smith .... camera operator (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
 
Series Animation Department
Richard H. Thomas .... background artist (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Barbara Donatelli .... animation checker / color checker (35 episodes, 1968-1970)
John Vita .... background artist (35 episodes, 1968-1970)
Robert Bentley .... animator (34 episodes, 1967-1970)
Ralph Somerville .... animator (34 episodes, 1967-1970)
Reuben Timmins .... animator (34 episodes, 1967-1970)
Kay Wright .... animator (34 episodes, 1967-1970)
Clifford Augustson .... animator (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
Doug Crane .... animator (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
Frank Endres .... animator (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
John Gentilella .... animator (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
Earl James .... animator (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
Gray Morrow .... layout artist (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
Nick Tafuri .... animator (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
Martin Taras .... animator (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
Terry Tarricone .... animator (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
Ray Aragon .... layout artist (30 episodes, 1967-1970)
John Ewing .... layout artist (30 episodes, 1967-1970)
Joe Asturino .... layout artist (29 episodes, 1967-1970)
Nino Carbe .... layout artist (29 episodes, 1967-1970)
C.L. Hartman .... layout artist (25 episodes, 1967-1970)
Curt Perkins .... background artist (25 episodes, 1967-1968)
Dave Hoffman .... animation checker (24 episodes, 1967-1970)
Joel Seibel .... layout artist (24 episodes, 1967-1970)
Jim Mueller .... layout artist (23 episodes, 1967-1970)
Hal Ambro .... animator (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Dan Bessie .... animator (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
William Butler .... background artist (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
George Cannata .... animator (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Herman Cohen .... animator (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
John W. Dunn .... animator (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Izzy Ellis .... animator (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Rollie Greenwood .... animation checker (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Herb Hazelton .... layout artist (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Bill House .... animator (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Mike Kawaguchi .... background artist (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Tom McDonald .... animator (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Sparky Moore .... layout artist (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Chic Otterstrom .... animator (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Don Schloat .... animator (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Harvey Toombs .... animator (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Dick Hall .... animator (13 episodes, 1970)
Robert Owen .... background artist (13 episodes, 1970)
Rena Smith .... animation checker (13 episodes, 1970)
Robert Taylor .... animator (13 episodes, 1970)
 
Series Music Department
Bob Harris .... composer: theme music (35 episodes, 1967-1970)
Paul Francis Webster .... lyrics (35 episodes, 1967-1970)
Ray Ellis .... musical director (25 episodes, 1968-1970)
Hank Gotzenberg .... music editor (2 episodes, 1968-1970)
 
Series Other crew
Bernard Cowan .... dialogue supervisor / script supervisor (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Ralph Bakshi .... script supervisor / story supervisor (32 episodes, 1968-1970)
June Patterson .... script supervisor (23 episodes, 1967-1968)
Stan Lee .... story consultant (21 episodes, 1967-1968)
Johnny Romita .... story consultant (21 episodes, 1967-1968)
 

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Argentina:Atp | Canada:PG | Canada:G (Quebec) | Netherlands:6 (2009/2010) (DVD) | USA:TV-Y7

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Trivia:
Two episodes of the series ("Phantom from the Depths of Time" and "Revolt in the Fifth Dimension") heavily recycle animation from episodes "From Menace to Menace" and "Dimentia Five" of the earlier series "Rocket Robin Hood" (1966) by simply substituting Spider-Man for Rocket Robin Hood on the animated cels.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the opening title sequence of the show, Spider-Man is shown, "in the chill of night", looking out of a window at a jewelry store. The store's sign displays the words "FINE JEWLERY". When Spider-Man swings down and kicks the door open, the sign has become "FINE JEWELRY".See more »
Quotes:
[theme song]
Chorus:Spider-Man, Spider-Man, / Does whatever a spider can / Spins a web, any size / Catches thieves just like flies / Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man! / Is he strong? Listen, bud, / He's got radioactive blood / Can he swing from a thread? / Take a look overhead...
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Didn't Bernard Cowan provide the voice of Spider-Man in the first season of the show?
Weren't two episodes directly copied from "Rocket Robin Hood"?
Which comic-book villains appeared in the series?
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12 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Fun, with catchy title song, 5 August 2000
Author: Rovin from Vancouver, Canada

Although the animation was terrible by today's standards, this series had a style that was very much in keeping with the 60's Spider-man comic books. There were a standard set of shots with Spidey swinging along buildings, or coming right at the screen, which they used over and over and over again.

Some of the episodes were taken right from the comic books(such as the one where Jameson sends a robot with his face on it after Spider-man--it even used lines directly from the comic). Others were rip offs of shows from Rocket Robin Hood(in particular the "Dimentia Fiiive!!!" one). These were the worst ones because they tended to meander and frequently had these psychedelic background skies that were really depressing to stare at.

It was a good show for laughs--intentional and otherwise. Whenever I read a Spider-man comic--I think of J. Jonah Jameson, Peter Parker, and Spider-man with the voices they have in this series.

Note: the music was actually pretty good--very fast moving--and of course the title song with its memorable lyrics: "Spider-man, Spider-man, does whatever a spider can, can he swing from a web? Take a look overhead, hey there, there goes the Spider-man!"

Once you hear that song--you'll never get it out of your head.

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