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

Electro was supposed to appear in the series before his eventual debut in Season Five's "Six Forgotten Warriors" story arc. Electro was held back from appearing, however, because James Cameron tried for years to write and direct a theatrical "Spider-Man" movie with Sandman as the secondary villain and Electro as the main villain. The legal rights to the "Spider-Man" movie went into limbo for over a decade, with Electro and Sandman still intended to be the villains. However, writer John Semper was able to include him into the series, but not as Max Dillon and he was not an American. Instead, a new character was created for the show. On the animated series, Electro was really Rheinholt Schmidt, the second Red Skull who was the original Skull's son and the step-brother of the Chameleon, none of which was actually in the comics. Rheinholt's real last name was never revealed on the show, though he went by the assumed name of Rheinholt Kragov while the Chief of the Russian Police in the "Six Forgotten Warriors" episodes in season five, and the Red Skull later uses the Doomsday device to turn his own son into the ultimate weapon, Electro. See more »

Quotes

Tombstone: Come down here and fight like a man!
Spider-Man: I don't suppose I could convince you to come up here and fight like a spider.
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Crazy Credits

The episodes shown in syndication of the Jetix line-up feature a shortened opening credit sequence that shows clips from all 5 seasons. However, Season Two episodes have their original intro. See more »


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Spider-Man Theme Song
Performed by Joe Perry
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Great adaptation for the famous Spider-man!
14 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

Spiderman has many cartoons throughout the years, and this is among the best ones made. I've also like this along with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and perhaps also X-Men once I've seen more of it, and many other action shows with some good amounts of comedy. Luckily this is on the Family Channel for the weekends and even on Toon Disney during the Jetix block, which will later have Fantastic Four and The Tick.

So if you can find this series of the world's most famous wall-crawler/web-slinger, go ahead and watch it! Hopefully this will satisfy any Spiderman fan or anyone else of the other audiences. Catch it on Jetix!


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