The Amazing Spider-Man (1977–1979)

TV Series  |   |  Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 906 users  
Reviews: 30 user | 1 critic

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

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 28 titles
created 27 Jul 2011
 
a list of 33 titles
created 30 Oct 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 04 Nov 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 30 Mar 2014
 
list image
a list of 43 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Amazing Spider-Man (1977–1979)

The Amazing Spider-Man (1977–1979) on IMDb 6.5/10

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

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1979   1978   1977  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Two episodes of the TV series "Spider Man" edited together and released as a feature.

Director: Don McDougall
Stars: Nicholas Hammond, Robert F. Simon, Chip Fields
Mighty Thor (TV Series 1966)
Animation | Fantasy | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The contemporary adventures of the Norse god of thunder and lightning.

Stars: Bernard Cowan, Peg Dixon, Chris Wiggins
Spider-Man (TV Series 2003)
Adventure | Animation | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Lisa Loeb, Ian Ziering
Captain America (TV Series 1966)
Animation | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The patriotic sole recipient of a revolutionary body enhancement project battles evil as the star spangled defender of America.

Stars: Sandy Becker, Paul Kligman, Paul Soles
Iron Man (TV Series 1966)
Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An inventive munitions industrialist fights the forces of evil using a revolutionary suit of power armor.

Stars: Bernard Cowan, Peg Dixon, John Vernon
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.

Directors: Elmer Clifton, John English
Stars: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

During the critical experiment that would rid David Banner of the Hulk,a spy sabotages the laboratory. Banner falls in love with the spy, Jasmin, who performs missions only because her ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Bixby
Stars: Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Elizabeth Gracen
The Incredible Hulk Returns (TV Movie 1988)
Action | Drama | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

It's been two years since the Hulk has surfaced, and Dr David Bruce Banner is on the verge of curing himself of the Hulk. A device he helped create, the Gamma Transponder, will rid him of ... See full summary »

Directors: Nicholas Corea, Bill Bixby
Stars: Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Jack Colvin
The Incredible Hulk (1982–1983)
Action | Animation | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A research scientist is cursed with the tendency to turn into a giant green brute under stress.

Stars: Michael Bell, Susan Blu, William Callaway
Japanese Spider-Man (TV Series 1978)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

To fight against the evil Iron Cross Army, led by the space emperor Professor Monster, a daredevil motorcyclist transforms into the famous Marvel Superhero, with a racecar and giant ... See full summary »

Stars: Shinji Tôdô, Mitsuo Andô, Yukie Kagawa
Spider-Man (1981–1987)
Animation | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The web slinging superhero battles crime in New York City.

Stars: Ted Schwartz, William Woodson, Linda Gary
Short | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Spider-Man must stop the Sinister Syndicate from using an anti-gravity ray on New York, as well as rescue a group of reporters from them.

Director: Scott Trowbridge
Stars: Rodger Bumpass, Chris Edgerly, Bill Fagerbakke
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Peter Parker / ... (14 episodes, 1977-1979)
Robert F. Simon ...
 J. Jonah Jameson (13 episodes, 1978-1979)
Chip Fields ...
 Rita Conway (13 episodes, 1978-1979)
...
 Julie Masters (8 episodes, 1978-1979)
...
 Captain Barbera (6 episodes, 1977-1978)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 April 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Spider-Man  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(15 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

An entire episode had to be shot within seven days. In an effort to save time when Nicholas Hammond shot the Peter Parker scenes with the first until while the second unit was out with Freddy Waugh shooting the Spider-Man stunt scenes since 85% of the scenes featured Peter Parker and only 15% featured Spider-Man. See more »

Connections

Version of Spider-Man (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The Amazing Spiderman DVD
14 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Does anyone know the status of a potential DVD release of Spiderman with Nicholas Hammond. It seems like everyone has forgotten about this series. Granted the F/X were not like they are now and it was played as camp. I know that a lot of Spiderman fans think of this series as a bad stepchild. I disagree, just part of the Spiderman legacy. I wish that whoever has the rights to release this on DVD will do this. I hope it is not another rights issue like the Superboy series. While we are at it. Sam Raimi if you are out there, contact Nicholas for a cameo in Spiderman 3. To some of us who grew up with Nicholas as Spiderman, it would be a treat. Bring Spidey back.


13 of 15 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 The Amazing Spider-Man (1977) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page