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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 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

Betty Brant was supposed to appear on the "Spider-Man" animated series. Instead of being J. Jonah Jameson's secretary, Betty was supposed to be the assistant of Joe "Robbie" Robertson and fond of Peter Parker. While a model sheet of the character was drawn for the show, the writers did not get the chance to use Betty because they had ran out of new episodes. See more »

Quotes

Spider-Man: Subtetly is not your strong point, is it?
Wolverine: Hey, can't even spell the word.
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The end credits are shown over rough sketches of the characters. See more »

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Referenced in The Supermarket (2009) See more »

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An excellent Cartoon, my very favorite.
13 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

This show has been a significant part of my childhood, as it has been probably for most of the 90s kids.

I like the beginning 2-3 seasons more than the rest, maybe because after a few seasons, they went too Sci-Fi.

Speaking for only myself, this show has been so much more intriguing, attractive, interesting, emotional and educational, than any other cartoon I've ever watched, including X-Men, even though that one's got 0.5 more weighted ranking, than this one.

Any superhero is smart, strong or both of them combined, but the most special thing about Peter Parker was his famous opinion, about what it actually meant to be in power (With great power, comes great responsibility), oh and I almost forgot, his humor was magnificent.

There's no single part I actually dislike about this cartoon, except the fact, that they never exactly ended the story in a respectful manner.


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