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

During the middle of the 5th season of Spider-Man, Fox Kids was thinking about keeping the series on a little longer but then Marvel and Fox Kids decided to ended after 5 seasons and show a 2-hour series finale. The reason why Fox Kids and Marvel canceled the show had nothing to do with ratings. The reason was the fact that Saban Entertainment wanted to Marvel's animation for their cartoon series. So after the series was cancelled, Marvel and Saban made another completely unrelated Spider-Man series called Spider-Man Unlimited (1999). 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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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Beantown (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Spider-Man Theme Song
Performed by Joe Perry
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the best representation ever
13 July 1999 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I've seen all those other Spidey cartoons, and as hilariously bad as they are, they're painful to watch; however, this version of Spider-Man has the most accurate representation of the character Peter Parker/Spider-Man and all his friends and enemies.

The animation is interesting to look at, the story is quick-paced and exciting, and the dialogue has corny jokes and puns which are hilarious. They've even used the lesser-known villains, such as the Spot! Now THERE's an indication of a really good cartoon show.

It's a shame they had to end it due to legal problems. Will the world ever learn?


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