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Genre(s): Action/Adventure


Created by: Avi Arad, Stan Lee

Voices of:

Christopher Daniel Barnes, Saratoga Ballantine, Linda Gary, Edward Asner, Jennifer Hale, Dawnn Lewis, Rodney Saulsberry, Nell Carter, Gary Imhoff, Patrick Labyorteaux, Liz Georges, and Julie Bennett

No. of seasons:


No. of episodes:


Running time:

21 minutes

Original run:

November 19, 1994 – January 31, 1998


FOX (Fox Kids)

Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, is an American animated series starring the Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man.

The show ran on Fox Kids from November 19, 1994, to January 31, 1998. The producer/story editor was John Semper, Jr. and production company was Marvel Productions.

Takes place in Earth-92131.


The series tells the story of a 19-year-old Peter Parker in his second year at Empire State University, and his alter-ego Spider-Man. As the story begins, Peter has already gained his powers, is single and a part-time photographer for the Daily Bugle.

The show features most of Spider-Man's classic villains, including the Kingpin, the Green Goblin, the Lizard, Electro, the Scorpion, Doctor Octopus, Mysterio, the Rhino, the Shocker, The Vulture, Kraven the Hunter and the Chameleon, as well as more recent villains such as Venom, Carnage, and the Hobgoblin. Over the course of the series the single Peter Parker contends with the romantic interests of Mary Jane Watson, Felicia Hardy and her alter ego, the Black Cat.


Season 1[]

Season 2[]

  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 1: Insidious Six
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 2: Battle of the Insidious Six
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 3: Hydro-Man
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 4: Mutant Agenda
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 5: Mutants Revenge
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 6: Morbius
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 7: Enter the Punisher
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 8: Duel of the Hunters
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 9: Blade the Vampire Hunter
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 10: Immortal Vampire
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 11: Tablet of Time
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 12: Ravages of Time
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 13: Shriek of the Vulture
  • Neogenic Nightmare Part 14: Final Nightmare

Season 3[]

  • Sins of the Fathers Part 1: Doctor Strange
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 2: Make a Wish
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 3: Attack of the Octobot
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 4: Enter the Green Goblin
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 5: Rocket Racer
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 6: Framed
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 7: Man Without Fear
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 8: Ultimate Slayer
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 9: Tombstone
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 10: Venom Returns
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 11: Carnage
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 12: Spot
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 13: Goblin War
  • Sins of the Fathers Part 14: Turning Point

Season 4[]

  • Partners in Danger Part 1: Guilty
  • Partners in Danger Part 2: Cat
  • Partners in Danger Part 3: Black Cat
  • Partners in Danger Part 4: Return of Kraven
  • Partners in Danger Part 5: Partners
  • Partners in Danger Part 6: Awakening
  • Partners in Danger Part 7: Vampire Queen
  • Partners in Danger Part 8: Return of the Green Goblin
  • Partners in Danger Part 9: Haunting of Mary Jane Watson
  • Partners in Danger Part 10: Lizard King
  • Partners in Danger Part 11: Prowler

Season 5[]

  • The Wedding
  • Six Forgotten Warriors Part 1: Six Forgotten Warriors
  • Six Forgotten Warriors Part 2: Unclaimed Legacy
  • Six Forgotten Warriors Part 3: Secrets of the Six
  • Six Forgotten Warriors Part 4: Six Fight Again
  • Six Forgotten Warriors Part 5: Price of Heroism
  • The Return of Hydro-Man: Part 1
  • The Return of Hydro-Man: Part 2
  • Secret Wars Part 1: Arrival
  • Secret Wars Part 2: Gauntlet of the Red Skull
  • Secret Wars Part 3: Doom
  • Spider Wars Part 1: I Really Really Hate Clones
  • Spider Wars Part 2: Farewell Spider-Man

Production overview[]

While Marvel's X-Men: The Animated Series was being produced by Saban, Spider-Man was produced by the newly formed Marvel Films Animation; it was the only series that in-house studio produced, but was animated by Tokyo Movie Shinsha with Korean studios. The series is the second longest-running Marvel show created, after X-Men, as well as the longest-running series based on Spider-Man. It is currently owned and distributed by The Walt Disney Company, which acquired all Fox Kids-related properties from News Corporation and Saban International in 2001.

Development and social issues[]

Avi Arad was the executive producer of the show. One of the obligations of working with Fox was to make the show educational by introducing resolvable, child-appropriate social issues. Semper said he believed Spider-Man to be particularly good for this because the show takes place in real world New York making it able to tackle problems "closer to home".

Examples of social issues dealt with in the series, include peace between waring nations ("Day of the Chameleon"), cults ("Sins of the Father"), the Make A Wish Foundation ("Sins of the Father"), the value of education and the evils of street gangs ("Sins of the Father 5: Rocket Racer", "Sins of the Father 9: Tombstone"), legal rights ("Sins of the Father 6: Framed"), drug addiction ("Partners in Danger (8): The Return of the Green Goblin") and the dangers of obsessive or stalking boyfriends ("Hydro-Man").


Concept art for Spider-Man.To reproduce the New York's style background illustrators undertook a large amount of visual research, using photo archives from above New York, particularly rooftops. Maps were consulted for references and buildings were faithfully reproduced.

It has been reported that the animation cells depicting Manhattan's Pan Am Building were scrapped after being complete because the California-based art staff learned the Midtown landmark had been given a new sign more than a year earlier.

The animation staff were directed to populate the city with cars and crowds on the street level. Semper believed that was one of the limitations of earlier Spider-Man animated projects.

Originally, Marvel Films planned to make the backgrounds completely CGI while Spider-Man 'webslinged' around New York, yet due to budget constraints were forced to use traditional cel based animation while occasionally using CGI backgrounds. As well, reuse of animation became more common as the series progressed, which also included reuse of animation involving a character speaking (these scenes were sometimes slowed down in order to better match the actor's voice to the animation).

Voice cast[]

Main voices[]

  • Spider-Man/Peter Parker (Christopher Daniel Barnes)
  • Mary Jane Watson (Saratoga Ballantine)
  • Aunt May (Linda Gary - Seasons 1-4)
  • Aunt May (Julie Bennett - Seasons 4-5)
  • J. Jonah Jameson (Edward Asner)
  • Felicia Hardy/Black Cat (Jennifer Hale)
  • Detective Terri Lee (Dawnn Lewis)
  • Joseph "Robbie" Robertson (Rodney Saulsberry)
  • Gloria "Glory" Grant (Nell Carter)
  • Harry Osborn/New Goblin (Gary Imhoff)
  • Flash Thompson (Patrick Labyorteaux)
  • Debra Whitman (Liz Georges)

Recurring voices[]

  • Adrian Toomes/The Vulture (Eddie Albert)
  • Eddie Brock/Venom (Hank Azaria)
  • Alisha Silvermane (Leigh-Allyn Baker)
  • Anna Watson (Majel Barrett)
  • Dr. Mariah Crawford (Susan Beaubian)
  • Quentin Beck/Mysterio, Sergei Kravenhoff/Kraven the Hunter (Gregg Berger)
  • Hammerhead (Nicky Blair)
  • Wilson Fisk/Kingpin (Roscoe Lee Brown)
  • Dr. Curt Connors/The Lizard (Joseph Campanella)
  • Alistair Smythe (Maxwell Caulfield)
  • Kletus Cassidy/Carnage (Scott Clevordon)
  • Silvermane (Jeff Corey)
  • Shocker (Jim Cummings)
  • Dormmamu (Ed Gilbert)
  • Jason Macendale/The Hobgoblin (Mark Hamill)
  • Lonnie Lincoln/Tombstone (Dorian Harewood)
  • Michael Morbius, Richard Fisk (Nick Jameson)
  • Baron Mordo (Tony Jay)
  • Young Vulture (Alan Johnson)
  • Mac Gargan/The Scorpion (Martin Landau - Seasons 1-2)
  • The Scorpion (Richard Moll - Seasons 4-5)
  • Madame Web (Joan Lee)
  • Margaret Connors (Giselle Loren)
  • Morrie Bench/Hydro-Man (Rob Paulsen)
  • Norman Osborn/Green Goblin (Neil Ross)
  • Liz Allan (Marla Rubinhoff)
  • The Rhino (Don Stark)
  • Dr. Herbert Landon (David Warner)
  • Dr. Otto Octavius/Doctor Octopus (Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.)