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The Amazing Spider-Man: Season 1 (1977-1978)

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Critic Consensus: From the low production quality to the depiction of Peter Parker's abilities, The Amazing Spider-Man offers disappointment for viewers and comic book fans alike.

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Live-action version of the Marvel Comics book about a young man endowed with spiderlike powers after he's bitten by a radioactive arachnid. Often uncomfortable with the mantle of hero, Peter Parker nevertheless swings into action as Spider-Man when the need arises. Sincerity aside, the series will seem crude to anyone weaned on Tobey Maguire's cinema Spidey.

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It's never a good idea to use rope as a substitute for webbing-- just don't do it.

July 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Besides Spidey's goofy costume and oversized web-shooters that looked like Wonder Woman's bracelets, there's the fact that the series was a huge mess.

July 10, 2018 | Full Review…

This series... [had] hokey sets and laughable production quality.

July 10, 2018 | Full Review…

The series was never really considered a success due to the lack of any "real" supervillains.

July 10, 2018 | Full Review…

As much as [Nicholas Hammond] tried, Olympic gymnast he was not, and the effects department wasn't up to the challenge of capturing the character's agility.

July 10, 2018 | Full Review…

Fans at the time bayed for its blood, largely because of the absence of any comic book storylines or supervillains.

July 10, 2018 | Full Review…

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