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)
Linda Gary ...
 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

John Semper, the story editor/producer for "Spider-Man: The Animated Series", revealed in an online interview that Richard Fisk was going to return if the show had been picked up for a sixth season. Semper said that Richard Fisk was going to become the crime lord known as the Rose, like he did in the Spider-Man comic books, and was going to try to frame Daily Bugle reporter Ned Leeds. 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 end credits are shown over rough sketches of the characters. See more »

Connections

Featured in Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Nostalgic Animated Shows (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Spider-Man Theme Song
Performed by Joe Perry
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Brilliant
19 April 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As a 17 year old female, I really love this series. Then again, I am very fond of Superheroes, and I consider Batman:The Animated Series as one of the best cartoon series ever made. This Spiderman series is simply brilliant, with great voice acting, good writing, above average animation and gripping and faithful story lines. And I also love the characters, Spiderman is always likable, but I loved the villains, Kingpin, Dr Octopus, Green Goblin and Venom were all great. Plus the theme tune is very memorable.

Overall, I love Spiderman. It is a great series to watch, and it is great as an adaptation as well. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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