Spider-Man (1978)

The BEST episodes of Spider-Man (1978)

Every episode of Spider-Man (1978) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Spider-Man (1978)!

Motorcycle racer Takuya Yamashiro gains amazing abilities from the last survivor of the planet Spider and uses them and the giant robot Leopardon to battle Professor Monster and his evil Iron Cross Army as Spider-man! Created from a deal between TOEI Company and Marvel Comics, Spider-man's origin was radically altered after sponsor Bandai demanded the addition of a giant robot. It proved popular enough that the series lasted 41 episodes and even spawned a movie.

Last Updated: 9/21/2022Network: TV Tokyo
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Mysterious World! The Man Lives to Fate
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8.33
3 votes

#1 - Mysterious World! The Man Lives to Fate

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/24/1978

When a train suspiciously overturns, Takuya believes Professor Monster and the Iron Cross Army are responsible, while flashbacks reveal the tragic details surrounding Garia's arrival on Earth and the transfer of power to Takuya.

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The Time of Revenge Has Come! Beat Down Iron Cross Group!
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8.11
9 votes

#2 - The Time of Revenge Has Come! Beat Down Iron Cross Group!

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/17/1978

The first episode of the TOEI-produced Japanese "Spiderman" TV series sees motorcycle racer Takuya Yamashiro gain the powers of Spider-Man! With his new powers and the help of Marveller, he transforms into Leopardon in order to defeat Professor Monster and his evil Iron Cross Army.

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Skull Gang vs. the Devil's Hearse
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8.00
2 votes

#3 - Skull Gang vs. the Devil's Hearse

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/9/1978

When a motorcycle gang encounters the Iron Cross Army, Professor Monster decides to take their leader captive and turn him into a machine bem. When Spiderman is approached by the gang leader's father for help, he tries to reunite the father and son.

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Shuddering Laboratory! Devilish Professor Monster
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7.00
1 votes

#4 - Shuddering Laboratory! Devilish Professor Monster

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/21/1978

The Iron Cross Army sets its sights on scientifically changing humans into super soldiers. One of their targets turns out to be Yosuke Matsuki, Tayuka's (Spiderman's) close friend. Can Spiderman stop the Iron Cross Army and protect his pal?

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Transformation to a Splendid Murder Machine
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6.00
1 votes

#5 - Transformation to a Splendid Murder Machine

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/2/1978

A lovesick model is tricked into getting a chip implanted into her brain by Amazoness in order to win back her old flame. Now, Amazoness has complete control over her and Spiderman must stop her before she assassinates enemies of the Iron Cross Army.

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Clever Dog, Run Back to Dad!
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6.00
1 votes

#6 - Clever Dog, Run Back to Dad!

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 8/30/1978

The Iron Cross Army devises a plan to poison the city's water system by destroying the dam. Spiderman stumbles on the plan when a boy and his dog are attacked by the Iron Cross Army while hiking in the woods. Now with the help of the boy and his dog, Spiderman must defeat the army and their monster before the city is poisoned.

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Surprising Camera: Murderous Event
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5.50
2 votes

#7 - Surprising Camera: Murderous Event

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired 1/10/1979

Professor Monster's Ultra Poisoning
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5.00
1 votes

#8 - Professor Monster's Ultra Poisoning

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/26/1978

Ichiro, the boy saved by Takuya's (Spiderman) blood transfusion is kidnapped and Spiderman must save him before its too late.

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Dedicate the Song of the Powerless Brave to My Father
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5.00
1 votes

#9 - Dedicate the Song of the Powerless Brave to My Father

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/16/1978

The Iron Cross Army suspects Spiderman's secret identity and uses it to kidnap his closest friends and family. To confirm their suspicions, the Iron Cross Army tries to force Takuya to change into Spiderman while in public. Now,without being able to change into Spiderman, Takuya must try to save his friends and family before it's too late.

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Tears of Samson, the Professional Wrestler
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5.00
1 votes

#10 - Tears of Samson, the Professional Wrestler

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 9/6/1978

Samson, a struggling professional wrestler and his brother search for Spiderman to ask for help in their training. The Iron Cross army intervenes and turns Samson into a machine bem forcing Spiderman to fight against a once innocent man.

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Riddle: Calling the Riddle of My Secret Birth
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5.00
1 votes

#11 - Riddle: Calling the Riddle of My Secret Birth

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 9/27/1978

A young girl possessing psychic abilities is targeted by the Iron Cross Army so that they could learn future events. Lucky for the young psychic, she has hired Takuya (Spiderman) as her tutor and he has taken it upon himself to act as her protector. Spiderman must keep the Iron Cross Army away from the psychic not only to keep her from harm, but to prevent the Iron Cross Army from destroying the world.

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Father's Love Sparkles in the Sky
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5.00
1 votes

#12 - Father's Love Sparkles in the Sky

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 10/4/1978

Tsuda, an undercover investigator from Interpol's Intelligence Department stumbles across an Iron Cross Army training sessio and is captured and tortured. Meanwhile, Spiderman meets a young painter who seems to have recently lost both his Mother and Father. While investigating an anonymous tip, Spiderman finds Tsuda and saves him from the Iron Cross Army and finds out that this man is actually the young painter's father!

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Good Luck, Beautiful Police Officer
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5.00
1 votes

#13 - Good Luck, Beautiful Police Officer

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired 12/6/1978

There is No Child-Taking Detective Tomorrow
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5.00
1 votes

#14 - There is No Child-Taking Detective Tomorrow

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired 12/13/1978

Sweet Whispering Enchantress
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5.00
1 votes

#15 - Sweet Whispering Enchantress

Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired 12/20/1978

The Boy Teases the Horrible Wild Girl
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5.00
1 votes

#16 - The Boy Teases the Horrible Wild Girl

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired 12/27/1978

From the Unexplored Amazon: Here Comes the Mummified Beautiful Woman
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5.00
1 votes

#17 - From the Unexplored Amazon: Here Comes the Mummified Beautiful Woman

Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired 1/17/1979

The Boy Who Restores His Faith in His Mother
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5.00
1 votes

#18 - The Boy Who Restores His Faith in His Mother

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/13/1978

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Our Promise of Life
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4.50
2 votes

#19 - Our Promise of Life

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/23/1978

Spiderman befriends a boy with a heart condition and promises to be there for his surgery. But when the Iron Cross Army discovers that Spiderman will be at the hospital, they set a trap to capture the hero. Now, Spider-man must battle the Iron Cross Army to keep his promise.

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Tears of a Dark Fate for a Father and a Daughter
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4.00
1 votes

#20 - Tears of a Dark Fate for a Father and a Daughter

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 10/11/1978

Professor Monster is weakening after living for 400 years and needs live human blood in order to renew his life energy and live for another 400 years. Amazoness sends out Skeleton Beast to hunt live humans and harvest blood. They kill a father and leave his daughter blind. When Spiderman hears about the story, he goes to visit the girl who eventually leads him to Professor Monster himself!

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Cockroach Boy: Great War
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4.00
1 votes

#21 - Cockroach Boy: Great War

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 10/25/1978

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The Treasure, the Dog and the Body Double
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4.00
1 votes

#22 - The Treasure, the Dog and the Body Double

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 11/1/1978

A former burglar named Phantom No. 107 has been abducted by the Iron Cross Army to obtain an ancient Egyptian treasure that was stolen by him years ago. After the old burglar dies, the Iron Cross Army goes after his grandson and Spiderman must stop them before they hurt an innocent child.

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The Fake Hero in a Treacherous Predicament
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4.00
1 votes

#23 - The Fake Hero in a Treacherous Predicament

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 11/8/1978

A young student who is fed-up with his uneventful life is approached by the Iron Cross Army with a plan to trick the public into thinking that he is Spiderman. The Iron Cross Army plans to use the young student to involve Spiderman in scandals that will ruin his reputation. Will Spiderman be able to stop the Iron Cross Army before his reputation is tarnished, or will this be the end of Spiderman for good?

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Farewell War Buddy: Beloved German Shepherd
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4.00
1 votes

#24 - Farewell War Buddy: Beloved German Shepherd

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 11/15/1978

The Front of the Alley: Boys' Detective Group
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4.00
1 votes

#25 - The Front of the Alley: Boys' Detective Group

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired 11/22/1978

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