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Spawn (1997–1999)

TV Series  |  TV-MA  |   |  Animation, Action, Crime
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Spawn 2 is the slick and darkly realized animated adaptation of the popular comic book of the same name. This is an Uncut condensed version of the second Season of the HBO series.


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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »



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Series cast summary:
 Spawn (18 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Cogliostro (18 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Wanda Blake (18 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Sam Burke / ... (17 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Gareb / ... (17 episodes, 1997-1999)
John Rafter Lee ...
 Jason Wynn (17 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Bobby / ... (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
 Clown (11 episodes, 1997-1999)
 Additional Voices / ... (9 episodes, 1997-1998)


A government trained assassin in life, A vengeful hellspawn in death. Brought back from the dead to join Hell's army and release his carnage on anyone that may get in his way. Heaven and Hell battle for his already torn soul, while he wanders the alleys protecting the innocent and destroying the corrupt who disrupt the lives of the innocent. In the meantime he faces the tragedy of his death and the fact that he has been sent to Hell and he must also face the reality of losing his wife to an old friend. Written by Daniel M. <bonethugs@bigfoot.com>

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The War Between Heaven And Hell Continues...


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Release Date:

16 May 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Spawn 3: Ultimate Battle  »

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(18 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


The whip-crack sound effect of Spawn/Al Simmons' chains popping out from his robes is the same as the activation of the alien's heat vision in Predator (1987). See more »


Spawn: You're about two seconds away from wearing that smile around your ass!
Clown: Yeah, yeah. Kiss me first.
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Referenced in Paul (2011) See more »

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User Reviews

Better than Season 2, Not as good as Season 1
6 March 2009 | by (Canada(Montreal,Quebec)) – See all my reviews

Spawn was a 3-season long HBO animated series from 1997-1999.I was not there to watch it during it's original run, but I caught maybe one episode on Teletoon years ago.I watched the entire series on youtube about a year ago and I bought the Season 1 DVD.This review is for the third season? Why does it have it's own separate IMDb page? Well apparently, the seasons were combined and made into films for the older DVD's.I am not sure if they make it separate episodes for the new tin-case box-set DVD's.Season 1 was simply amazing, I loved it! Then Season 2 in my opinion was a disappointment.It was good just nowhere near as good as the first.Season 3 improved from Season 2 and came close to being as good as the first season.The series ended in a sort of cliffhanger and never came back, though there is talks for a continuation.You can either by the tin-case DVD set with all three seasons, or you can buy the 3 DVD's which are more like movies.At $6.00 a DVD, it's definitely worth it.The DVD for this season(the old one) has an interview with Todd McFarlane & the cast talking about the show, plus two music videos.One is "Bawbitaba" by Kid Rock and the other is "Play Around" by Lil Cease & Lil Kim.These are kinda random, they have nothing to do with Spawn.The songs are both decent in my opinion, but not great.

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