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The Spectacular Spider-Man: Season 1: Episode 13 -- With Aunt May out of the hospital, Thanksgiving coming and the alien suit gone, Peter's life is finally getting better. However, the Symbiote has survived and found a host within the vengeful Eddie Brock. Now Spider-Man must face this monster, named Venom, a creature that knows everything about him and will stop at nothing to get revenge.


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An animated television show that focuses on a 16-year-old Peter Parker and the origins of Spider-Man. Full summary »
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Josh Keaton ... Peter Parker / ... (26 episodes, 2008-2009)

Lacey Chabert ... Gwen Stacy (25 episodes, 2008-2009)

Joshua LeBar ... Flash Thompson / ... (21 episodes, 2008-2009)

Grey Griffin ... Sally Avril / ... (20 episodes, 2008-2009)

Alanna Ubach ... Liz Allan / ... (19 episodes, 2008-2009)

Vanessa Marshall ... Mary Jane Watson / ... (18 episodes, 2008-2009)

James Arnold Taylor ... Harry Osborn / ... (17 episodes, 2008-2009)

Clancy Brown ... George Stacy / ... (16 episodes, 2008-2009)
Deborah Strang ... Aunt May Parker (16 episodes, 2008-2009)

Steve Blum ... Green Goblin / ... (15 episodes, 2008-2009)

Alan Rachins ... Norman Osborn (15 episodes, 2008-2009)

Andrew Kishino ... Kenny 'King' Kong / ... (14 episodes, 2008-2009)

Phil LaMarr ... Randy Robertson / ... (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ben Diskin ... Eddie Brock / ... (13 episodes, 2008-2009)

Daran Norris ... J. Jonah Jameson / ... (13 episodes, 2008-2009)

John DiMaggio ... Hammerhead / ... (12 episodes, 2008-2009)

Peter MacNicol ... Dr. Otto Octavius / ... (12 episodes, 2008-2009)

Kevin Michael Richardson ... L. Thompson Lincoln / ... (12 episodes, 2008-2009)

Series Directed by
Dave Bullock (5 episodes, 2008)
Victor Cook (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jennifer Coyle (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
Michael Goguen (3 episodes, 2009)
Troy Adomitis (2 episodes, 2008)
Dan Fausett (2 episodes, 2008)
Kevin Altieri (2 episodes, 2009)
Series Writing credits
Stan Lee (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Steve Ditko (14 episodes, 2008-2009)
Kevin Hopps (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
Andrew Robinson (6 episodes, 2008-2009)
Matt Wayne (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
Greg Weisman (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
Nicole Dubuc (3 episodes, 2009)
Randy Jandt (2 episodes, 2008-2009)

Series Produced by
Diane A. Crea .... producer (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Joshua Fine .... associate producer (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Craig Kyle .... executive producer (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Stan Lee .... executive producer (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Eric S. Rollman .... executive producer / producer (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Victor Cook .... producer (13 episodes, 2008)
Greg Weisman .... supervising producer (13 episodes, 2008)
Series Original Music by
Kristopher Carter (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Michael McCuistion (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Lolita Ritmanis (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Series Film Editing by
Bruce King (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ralph A. Eusebio (13 episodes, 2008)
Damon P. Yoches (13 episodes, 2009)
Series Casting by
Jamie Thomason (13 episodes, 2008)
Series Production Management
Sherrian Felix .... assistant production manager (13 episodes, 2009)
Ben Maloney .... assistant production manager (13 episodes, 2009)
Ian Richter .... executive in charge of production (8 episodes, 2008)
Series Art Department
Mike Inman .... background painter (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Vince Toyama .... background supervisor (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Joey Mason .... background painter / color supervisor (23 episodes, 2008-2009)
Adam Van Wyk .... storyboard artist (9 episodes, 2008-2009)
Kalvin Lee .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2008)
Jay Oliva .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2008)
Series Sound Department
James Lafferty .... assistant dialogue recording engineer (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Eric Lewis .... dialogue recording engineer: Studiopolis, Inc. / dialogue recording engineer (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Series Visual Effects by
Ulysses Argetta .... digital effects supervisor (13 episodes, 2008)
Series Animation Department
Walter Gatus .... character designer (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mike Inman .... background painter / background artist (13 episodes, 2008)
Kenny McGill .... key background designer (13 episodes, 2008)
Thomas Perkins .... character designer (11 episodes, 2008)
Mike Mangan .... animatics (5 episodes, 2008)
Series Editorial Department
Myra Owyang .... assistant editor (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Series Music Department
Greg Herzenach .... musician (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mark Mattson .... music mixer (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mako Sujishi .... music mixer (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Series Other crew
Jennifer L. Anderson .... post production assistant / production assistant (26 episodes, 2008-2009)
Sherrian Felix .... production coordinator (13 episodes, 2008)
Jamie Thomason .... dialogue director (13 episodes, 2008)
Adam Tootla .... production coordinator (13 episodes, 2008)

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Also Known As:
"The Spectacular Spider-Man: Animated Series" - USA (complete title)
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23 min

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This is the first Spider-Man animated series to include the villain Flint Marko/the Sandman since the third season of the 'Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends' cartoon in 1983.See more »
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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
A pleasant spider-surprise!, 8 October 2009
Author: Mattphesto from United Kingdom

At first glance this show may appear to be an animated adaptation of the kiddie-friendly 'Marvel Adventures' Spider-Man comic book and that might put a few people off. However, if you can see past the stylised somewhat anime-influenced character design and persevere then you're in for a treat. Viewers don't need to be dedicated web-heads or even comic-book fans in particular as this show is essentially a reboot of Spidey's early years. Having said that, fans will get a kick out of the show too as all the main players are present and correct. The villains specifically are given new 'plausible' twists on their origins that mange to be inventive without offending the fan faithful. Characterisation is spot-on, Peter is idealistic and a little naive but still manages to deliver the trademark quips when in costume, MJ is supportive and strong, Flash is a jerk, Jonah a blow-hard, Harry is a bit of a dweeb with a sliver of darkness no doubt inherited from his manipulative and ruthless father, Norman Osbourne. In a slight retcon Eddie Brock is now portrayed as Peter's childhood friend who lost his parents in the same plane crash that killed the Parkers, but that's just a set-up for the affair with the black alien goo. We're also treated to a bit of romantic tension, will Peter opt for MJ, cheerleader Liz Allen, the slinky charms of Black Cat or the sweet natured Gwen Stacy (there's no way that could end badly, right?)? With superbly animated action sequences featuring some, heck I'll say it, spectacular fight choreography and imaginative use of webbing that almost shames the movies this is a show that manages to be both fun and dramatic in just the right blend. There's a certain joyous, youthful spirit to SS-M that's easy to buy into because, let's face it, Peter started off as Spidey when he was in high school and this show stays faithful to that (unlike the crow-barring of Tony Stark back into his school days in the cell-shaded nightmare that is 'Iron Man: Armoured Adventures'). Probably the most enjoyable comic-book adaptation since Justice League Unlimited, at least as good as Batman: Brave & The Bold IMHO.

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The only way I will accept this series being cancelled... Vercettiter
The 90s spiderman cartoon was better... Why-soserious
Loved the series. Hated the ending. *Spoilers* BCochrane80
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