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Seasons: 3 2 1 Years: 1970 1969 1968 ... See all »

Original cartoon series based on the web-slinging Marvel comic book character, Peter Parker, who, after being bit by a radioactive spider, assumes extraordinary powers.

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Paul Soles ...
  Spider-Man / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Peg Dixon ...
  Betty Brant / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Paul Kligman ...
  J. Jonah Jameson / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1970)
Bernard Cowan ...
  Police officer / ... (51 episodes, 1967-1970)
Tom Harvey ...
  Police officer / ... (uncredited) (24 episodes, 1967-1970)
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  Police officer / ... (uncredited) (12 episodes, 1967-1970)
Len Carlson ...
  Green Goblin / ... (uncredited) (10 episodes, 1967-1970)
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  Coach / ... (uncredited) (9 episodes, 1967-1968)
Chris Wiggins ...
  Mysterio / ... (uncredited) (9 episodes, 1967-1970)
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  Paperboy / ... (uncredited) (7 episodes, 1967-1970)
Carl Banas ...
  Scorpion / ... (uncredited) (6 episodes, 1967-1970)
Ed McNamara ...
  Rhino / ... (uncredited) (6 episodes, 1967-1970)
Max Ferguson ...
  Phantom / ... (uncredited) (4 episodes, 1967-1968)
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  Artie / ... (uncredited) (4 episodes, 1967-1968)
Claude Rae ...
  Charles Cameo / ... (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1967-1970)
Vernon Chapman ...
  Dr. Octopus (uncredited) (1 episode, 1967)
Jack Mather ...
  Jesse James (uncredited) (1 episode, 1967)
Frank Perry ...
  James Boothe (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1967-1970)
J. Frank Willis ...
  Cyrus Flintridge III (uncredited) (1 episode, 1968)

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Plot Summary

Student Peter Parker is bitten by a spider while witnessing an experiment in radiology and finds that the radiation has transferred the properties of the spider (ability to scale walls and swing on webs) to him with a strength proportional to his body. Peter now has super spider powers and is so preoccupied with their possibilities that he fails to help the police stop a thief, who later robs the house of Peter's guardians, Aunt May and Uncle Ben, and kills Ben. Furious, Peter tracks down the culprit at a warehouse, and, on seeing the man's face, Peter realizes that if he had acted earlier to help stop the crook, Ben would be alive now. So, Peter vows to use his new powers to fight crime, as the super-heroic Spider-Man. Written by Kevin McCorry

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Also Known As
  • Spiderman (United States)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man (United Kingdom)
  • L'Araignée (France)
  • Spajdermen (Serbia)
  • El hombre araña (Argentina)
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Trivia The theme song for this show was composed by Paul Francis Webster and Bob Harris.The theme song was recorded at RCA Studios in Toronto (where the cartoon was also produced) featuring 12 CBC vocalists (members of the Billy Van Singers, and Laurie Bower Singers groups) who added to the musical backing track supplied by RCA Studios, New York. The singers were paid only for the session and have had no residuals from its use since then. The song became as synonymous with Spider-Man as his red and blue costume. See more »
Goofs In the opening title sequence of the show, Spider-Man is shown, "in the chill of night", looking out of a window at a jewelry store. The store's sign displays the words "FINE JEWLERY". When Spider-Man swings down and kicks the door open, the sign has become "FINE JEWELRY". See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Comic Capers (1989). See more »
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Quotes [theme song]
Chorus: Spider-Man, Spider-Man, / Does whatever a spider can / Spins a web, any size / Catches thieves just like flies / Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man! / Is he strong? Listen, bud, / He's got radioactive blood / Can he swing from a thread? / Take a look overhead! / Hey there! There goes the Spider-Man! / In the chill of the night, at the scene of the crime, / like a streak of light, he arrives just in time! / Spider-Man, Spider-Man, / Friendly neighborhood Spider-Man / Wealth and fame, he's ignored / Action is his reward! / To him, Life is a great big bang-up / Wherever there's a hang-up/ You'll find the Spider-Man!
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