The Amazing Spider-Man (1977 TV Pilot).

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Podcast Release Date:
Jun 19, 2012

Spider-Man Series Episode 1

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For over a year the hosts of Now Playing have watched and reviewed every movie based off a Marvel Comics series, but now they enter into their last Marvel review series with the most popular Marvel Comic character of all time — Spider-Man! His red and blue spandex suit is iconic, outshining even Mickey Mouse in global brand awareness, and his 2002 movie even bested Star Wars in the box office. But before Tobey Maguire became the face of Spider-Man, there was Nicholas Hammond. Continuing their roster of prime time superhero shows, CBS ordered a two-hour pilot movie featuring Spider-Man, a college student and part-time photographer. Can the production budget of a 70s television show do justice to Spider-Mans amazing powers? Listen to Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob’s review to find out!

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Movie Details

Marvel Comics
E.W. Swackhamer
1 h 32 min
Release Date
14 September 1977
Science Fiction, Action, Crime, TV Movie
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.

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