The Amazing Spider-Man (1977–1979)
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Spider-Man 

When an extortionist threatens to force a multi-suicide unless a huge ransom is paid, only Peter Parker can stop him with his new powers as Spider-Man.

Director:

E.W. Swackhamer

Writer:

Alvin Boretz
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Nicholas Hammond ... Spider-Man / Peter Parker
David White ... J. Jonah Jameson
Michael Pataki ... Captain Barbera
Hilly Hicks ... Robbie Robertson
Lisa Eilbacher ... Judy Tyler
Dick Balduzzi Dick Balduzzi ... Delivery Man
Jeff Donnell ... Aunt May Parker
Bob Hastings ... Monahan (as Robert Hastings)
Barry Cutler ... Purse Snatcher
Thayer David ... Edward Byron
Ivor Francis ... Professor Noah Tyler
Norman Rice Norman Rice ... Henchman
Len Lesser ... Henchman
Carmelita Pope Carmelita Pope ... Group Member
George Lane Cooper George Lane Cooper ... Group Member (as George Cooper)
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Storyline

The adventures of freelance photographer Peter Parker, who, after being bitten by a radioactive spider, discovered he had gained superpowers, such as super-strength and agility and the ability to climb sheer walls and ceilings. After inventing a super-sticky web serum, he donned a red-and-black costume, and began fighting crime as the superhero Spider-Man. During the day, Parker worked for the Daily Bugle and skinflint editor J. Jonah Jameson. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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For the first time on the screen... the world's favourite adventure super-hero comes _alive_


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 1977 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Unlike wall-climbing scenes on Batman (1966)(the only previous show to use this) many shots of Spider-Man climbing buildings were done live in downtown New York, with invisible wires. See more »

Goofs

Spider-Man faces forward to shoot webbing onto three staff-wielding warriors lying on the floor close together. Seconds before that, the warriors had been knocked down by Spider-Man apart from each other, with only one lying completely in front of him. See more »

Quotes

Peter Parker: Do you mean, the person you'd like to question is Spider-Man?
Captain Barbera: I do.
Peter Parker: What do you want to talk to him about?
Captain Barbera: Maybe I wanna ask him where he buys his webs.
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Connections

Edited into The Amazing Spider-Man: The Con Caper (1978) See more »

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the one movie i would kill to see again
23 June 2001 | by my_little_empireSee all my reviews

i haven't seen this movie since i was a kid, but the memories of it are still very strong. One scene that stands out especially is when Peter Parker first puts on his suit and stands in front of a large mirror! I am shocked that the movie has not been made available somewhere for sometime. i only hope that with the release of the new movie that columbia/tristar will also release the amazing spiderman! Please release this soon!!!


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