The Spectacular Spider-Man (2008–2009)

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An animated television show that focuses on a 16-year-old Peter Parker and the origins of Spider-Man.

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 Peter Parker / ... (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Gwen Stacy (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Flash Thompson / ... (21 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Sally Avril / ... (20 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Liz Allan / ... (19 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Mary Jane Watson / ... (18 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Harry Osborn / ... (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 George Stacy / ... (16 episodes, 2008-2009)
Deborah Strang ...
 Aunt May Parker (16 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Green Goblin / ... (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Norman Osborn (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Kenny 'King' Kong / ... (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Randy Robertson / ... (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ben Diskin ...
 Eddie Brock / ... (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 J. Jonah Jameson / ... (13 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Hammerhead / ... (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Dr. Otto Octavius / ... (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 L. Thompson Lincoln / ... (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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Orphaned schoolboy Peter Parker lost even his uncle, leaving him with old, semi-helpless aunt May. Trough a messed-up experiment with spider DNA, he acquires super-powers. But he only uses them when masked in a flashy costume as Spider-man, a mysterious dashing hero who defeats all crooks. As Peter, his life is far humbler, moonlighting as photographer for the Bugle. Written by KGF Vissers

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This is, to date, the only Spider-Man animated series to feature Flint Marko/the Sandman in multiple episodes. The character has never appeared in more than one episode in any previous Spider-Man, or Marvel, animated series. See more »

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Version of The Amazing Spider-Man: Spider-Man (1977) See more »

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Redeems the web crawler
29 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After the very disappointing Spider-Man 3 I'm happy to see things improve and what better way to improve by a whole new animated series.

This show is yet another reboot for the Spider, so far it's a good new take. at first I didn't think I would care for this show, I really had no interest but inside me I am a Spider-Man fan and therefore I had to check it out when it first aired, and I loved every second of it. I haven't been able to fault this show since it aired, everything seems to be working out well in terms of humor, drama, characters, plots, etc. Not only that the show has a pretty good pace of things, all balanced right unlike some action packed shows which don't have a heavy balance of all things considered.

I'm glad this show hasn't been another superhero disappointment like The Batman was for me when that first aired, and progressed. This is no The Batman, it kind of feels like the Batman: The Animated Series for Spider-Man here, little bit, but in terms of being well written and depth. Nothing highly dark or crazy here, yet.

Sometimes change is good, isn't it? Hope the series gets better and better.


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