The Amazing Spider-Man (1977–1979)

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With the powers given by the bite of a radioactive spider, a young man fights crime as a wall-crawling superhero.

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 Peter Parker / ... (14 episodes, 1977-1979)
Robert F. Simon ...
 J. Jonah Jameson (13 episodes, 1978-1979)
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 Rita Conway (13 episodes, 1978-1979)
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 Julie Masters (8 episodes, 1978-1979)
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 Captain Barbera (6 episodes, 1977-1978)
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Peter Parker has a laboratory accident that changes his life. He finds himself with greatly increased strength, the ability to stick to walls to climb them without needing hand and footholds and a "spider-sense" (presented in this series as clairvoyance) that allows him to sense danger. Designing a costume and a webshooter that allows him to fire a strong artificial web, he fights crimes as Spider-Man. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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In the comics, Peter Parker was a high school student who got bitten by a radioactive spider and selfishly used his powers until his lack of responsibility caused his Uncle Ben's demise. In the show, Peter is a grad student when the spider bites him and learns responsibility despite not having Uncle Ben (or Uncle Ben's untimely demise) to point him in the right direction. See more »

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A great live action superhero series
28 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

I have caught this show in reruns on SCI-FI before, and I have to say I enjoyed it. Okay, so maybe the special effects aren't the best in the world, but it was still a fun series. Spider-Man has always been one of my favorite superheroes and I really enjoyed watching him fight crime in this series. I wish they could have brought in more of the supervillians for him to fight though. But it was still a fun series to watch.


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