The BEST Episodes of The Spectacular Spider-Man
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 23, 2021
Network: The CW
The 10th television series about Spider-Man picks up the original web-slinger's mythology at the beginning of his hero's journey, as a not so typical 16-year-old entering his junior year of high school. Having spent the summer engaging common criminals with his new-found powers, Peter Parker must conceal his secret identity and battle super-villains in the real world.
#1 - Destructive Testing
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 22, 2009
Spider-Man faces off against Kraven the Hunter while Peter must decide between Liz Allen and Gwen Stacy.
#2 - Reinforcement
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 29, 2009
Mysterio and Kraven join the ranks of the Sinister Six (including Sandman, Rhino, Vulture and Electro) in an attempt to capture Spider-Man once and for all.
#3 - Nature vs. Nurture
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 14, 2008
Peter must face off against his greatest enemy and friend, The Venom.
#4 - Intervention
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 7, 2008
Spider-Man loses the black suit, accidentally creating the Venom.
#5 - The Invisible Hand
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 12, 2008
Peter Parker struggles to get a date for the Fall Formal, and to figure out a way to pay for it. Meanwhile, the unstoppable Rhino – the latest of the Big Man's creations – has sworn vengeance on Spider-Man. Spidey takes the battle directly to the source of his troubles, the previously invisible hand, who has been secretly conducting his villain-of-the-week attacks.
#6 - Shear Strength
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 6, 2009
As Peter Parker rings in the New Year, Spider-Man's newest villain, The Master Planner, plans to take over the world.
#7 - Persona
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 17, 2008
The Chameleon is out to blacken Spider-Man's name. The master of disguise loots the city while borrowing Spidey's look, forcing Peter Parker to get help from Black Cat.
#8 - First Steps
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 13, 2009
Things seem to be going well for Peter Parker when he is invited to Flash Thompson's birthday party. Things change, however, when Sandman returns with a score to settle.
#9 - Catalysts
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 26, 2008
Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson go to the Midtown High Fall Formal. Meanwhile, Norman Osborn conducts a new experiment on himself, thus becoming the Green Goblin. Then, Green Goblin tries to take down L. Thompson Lincoln.
#10 - Group Therapy
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired May 31, 2008
Six of Spidey's toughest enemies band together to get revenge, as the Sinister Six!
#11 - Identity Crisis
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 27, 2009
When Venom reveals Spider-Man's secret identity to the world, Peter Parker's family and friends are put in jeopardy.
#12 - Opening Night
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 18, 2009
A new security cell at Ryker's, codenamed the Vault, opens and Spider-Man offers to be the first test subject. Unfortunately, Green Goblin traps him inside with several villains that he helped put away.
#13 - Final Curtain
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 18, 2009
Both Peter Parker and Spider-Man make big decisions: Peter decides to break up with Liz and Spider-Man unmasks the Green Goblin. Unfortunately, nothing goes as planned.
#14 - Gangland
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 21, 2009
In order to become the new Big Man, Hammerhead betrays Tombstone, Doctor Octopus and Silvermane. Now, an all out gang war has erupted in New York City, and it's up to Spider-Man to stop it.
#15 - Survival of the Fittest
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 8, 2008
An elderly scientist named Adrian Toomes plans his revenge against Norman Osborn after accusing him of stealing his flying technology. Donning his own flying suit, Toomes takes to the skies to enact his revenge and it's up to Spider-Man to stop him. Peter is concerned that Aunt May is running out of money. He tries to make money for the two by making a deal with J. Jonas Jameson that if Peter can get pictures of Spider-Man in action, Jameson will pay Peter money.
#16 - The Uncertainty Principle
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 10, 2008
Spider-Man is pitted against the Green Goblin, Hammerhead and Tombstone while Colonel John Jameson attempts to land a damaged space shuttle.
#17 - Reaction
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 3, 2008
Tired of constantly being pushed around by others, the timid Otto Octavius has his robotic arms permanently attached to his back and becomes the deadly Doctor Octopus.
#18 - Market Forces
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 22, 2008
While Peter Parker resists taking on the responsibility of helping Aunt May pay the bills, Montana the Big Man's Enforcer - becomes the stunning Shocker to fulfill his responsibility: eliminating the Spectacular Spider-Man.
#19 - Natural Selection
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 15, 2008
Peter Parker and Spider-Man both must learn to own their choices when decisions made by Dr. Curt Connors transforms Pete's mentor into The Lizard.
#20 - Accomplices
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 7, 2009
Doctor Octopus, Hammerhead and Silver Sable fight over control of New York City's crime underworld.
#21 - Growing Pains
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 20, 2009
When aliens infect John Jameson with toxic spores, he begins to increase in size and strength. Seeing this as a perfect opportunity to capture Spider-Man, J. Jonah Jameson manipulates his son into becoming a super-hero.
#22 - Blueprints
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 22, 2009
In the Season 2 premiere, Spider-Man faces a new enemy named Mysterio. Meanwhile, Peter continues his search for Eddie.
#23 - Competition
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 29, 2008
Peter Parker and Harry Osborn try out for the football team -- and become a bit obsessed with going for the glory. Flint Marko, newly transformed into the Sandman, is out for glory too -- at the expense of our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.
#24 - Interactions
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 8, 2008
An electrician named Max Dillon becomes the supervillain known as Electro after a freak accident and it's up to the Spectacular Spider-Man to stop his rampage. Meanwhile, Peter tries to tutor the popular Liz Allen.
#25 - Probable Cause
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 14, 2009
Spider-Man encounters a group of super-villains, the New Enforcers, forcing him to battle Shocker, Ricohet and Ox. Meanwhile, Peter Parker's life isn't going much better.