The Amazing Spider-Man: Season 1, Episode 1

Spider-Man (14 Sep. 1977)

TV Episode  -   -  Adventure | Crime | Sci-Fi
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 742 users  
Reviews: 22 user | 10 critic

When an extortionist threatens to force a multi-suicide unless a huge ransom is paid, only Peter Parker can stop him with his new powers as Spider-Man.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 126 titles
created 05 Mar 2013
 
list image
a list of 65 titles
created 23 Dec 2013
 
a list of 175 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 37 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 538 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Spider-Man" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Spider-Man (14 Sep 1977)

Spider-Man (14 Sep 1977) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Amazing Spider-Man.

User Polls

1 of 14 Episodes | Next Episode »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Hilly Hicks ...
...
Judy Tyler
Dick Balduzzi ...
Delivery Man
Jeff Donnell ...
...
Monahan (as Robert Hastings)
Barry Cutler ...
Purse Snatcher
...
Ivor Francis ...
Professor Noah Tyler
Norman Rice ...
Henchman
...
Henchman
Carmelita Pope ...
Group Member
George Lane Cooper ...
Group Member (as George Cooper)
Edit

Storyline

The adventures of freelance photographer Peter Parker, who, after being bitten by a radioactive spider, discovered he had gained superpowers, such as super-strength and agility and the ability to climb sheer walls and ceilings. After inventing a super-sticky web serum, he donned a red-and-black costume, and began fighting crime as the superhero Spider-Man. During the day, Parker worked for the Daily Bugle and skinflint editor J. Jonah Jameson. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

For the first time on the screen... the world's favourite adventure super-hero comes _alive_


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 September 1977 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This pilot includes some of the few scenes of Spidey actually swinging on his web line, a costly and dangerous effect. See more »

Goofs

When Spider-Man is fighting the three staff wielding warriors and he jumps onto the ceiling, the harness under his costume and the track on the ceiling that it's attached to are clearly noticeable. See more »

Quotes

J. Jonah Jameson: Congratulations, Captain. Those men whould have flown away if you hadn't called their bluf.
Captain Barbera: Well, to tell you the truth, eh, I had a little help. That character in the clown suit, eh, he worked out pretty good.
J. Jonah Jameson: That freak! He ought to be locked up. Running around like a one-man army. I don't know where he came from, but I sure hope he goes back there.
Captain Barbera: Maybe you're right. People shouldn't interfere with the law. Let the police do that.
J. Jonah Jameson: Exactly. You men deserve all the credit for this job.
Captain Barbera: Well, ...
[...]
See more »

Connections

Version of Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A very good try...
27 March 2001 | by (Attleboro, MA) – See all my reviews

It should be noted that this, not The Incredible Hulk, was television's first real attempt to bring a live action Marvel comic book character to the small screen. (Wonder Woman had come in apx. the same time and finally got it right...) It was a real kick watching a live action Spiderman crawl up the side of a building, spin a web, and use that spider sense of his.

But what STILL gets me is the music. The creepy 70's "wa-wa" enhanced guitar coupled with the orchestral sense of danger and intrigue common to 70s action adventure series was right on. I still find myself humming it from time to time.

And it was quite a hoot to learn (some years later) that Nicholas Hammond, Spidey himself, was also one of the Von Trapp children in "The Sound of Music"... So long, farewell, it's time to web-sling off...


13 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD? KARNEDGE
Finally seen most of this. It was a decent series that... Kevjess74
Favorite Episodes? HOTsunrise
Live-action Spider-Man/Hulk team up film? mr_l_thompson
Can anyone tell me what episode this is? Locin Blade
Can anyone tell where you can watch episodes online? mxlj
Discuss Spider-Man (1977) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?