The Spectacular Spider-Man

The BEST episodes of The Spectacular Spider-Man

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

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.

Last Updated: 9/2/2022Network: The CW
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Destructive Testing
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8.55
172 votes

#1 - Destructive Testing

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/22/2009

Spider-Man faces off against Kraven the Hunter while Peter must decide between Liz Allen and Gwen Stacy.

Directors: Kevin Altieri
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Reinforcement
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8.35
133 votes

#2 - Reinforcement

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/29/2009

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.

Directors: Mike Goguen
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Nature vs. Nurture
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8.19
185 votes

#3 - Nature vs. Nurture

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/14/2008

Peter must face off against his greatest enemy and friend, The Venom.

Directors: Victor Cook
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Intervention
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8.18
234 votes

#4 - Intervention

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/7/2008

Spider-Man loses the black suit, accidentally creating the Venom.

Directors: Dave Bullock
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The Invisible Hand
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8.11
174 votes

#5 - The Invisible Hand

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/12/2008

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.

Directors: Dave Bullock
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Persona
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8.02
196 votes

#6 - Persona

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/17/2008

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.

Directors: Dan Fausett
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Shear Strength
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8.02
182 votes

#7 - Shear Strength

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/6/2009

As Peter Parker rings in the New Year, Spider-Man's newest villain, The Master Planner, plans to take over the world.

Directors: Jennifer Coyle
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
First Steps
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8.01
154 votes

#8 - First Steps

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/13/2009

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.

Directors: Kevin Altieri
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Catalysts
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7.86
173 votes

#9 - Catalysts

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/26/2008

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.

Directors: Vic Cook
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Identity Crisis
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7.78
154 votes

#10 - Identity Crisis

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/27/2009

When Venom reveals Spider-Man's secret identity to the world, Peter Parker's family and friends are put in jeopardy.

Directors: Jennifer Coyle
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Group Therapy
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7.78
230 votes

#11 - Group Therapy

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/31/2008

Six of Spidey's toughest enemies band together to get revenge, as the Sinister Six!

Directors: Dave Bullock
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Opening Night
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7.75
119 votes

#12 - Opening Night

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/18/2009

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.

Directors: Mike Goguen
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Final Curtain
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7.70
122 votes

#13 - Final Curtain

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/18/2009

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.

Directors: Victor Cook
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Gangland
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7.63
112 votes

#14 - Gangland

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/21/2009

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.

Directors: Jennifer Coyle
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Uncertainty Principle
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7.63
174 votes

#15 - The Uncertainty Principle

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/10/2008

Spider-Man is pitted against the Green Goblin, Hammerhead and Tombstone while Colonel John Jameson attempts to land a damaged space shuttle.

Directors: Dave Bullock
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Survival of the Fittest
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7.61
346 votes

#16 - Survival of the Fittest

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/8/2008

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.

Directors: Vic Cook
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Natural Selection
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7.57
201 votes

#17 - Natural Selection

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/15/2008

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.

Directors: Dave Bullock
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Market Forces
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7.54
222 votes

#18 - Market Forces

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/22/2008

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.

Directors: Dan Fausett
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Growing Pains
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7.53
150 votes

#19 - Growing Pains

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/20/2009

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.

Directors: Mike Goguen
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Reaction
star
7.53
171 votes

#20 - Reaction

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/3/2008

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.

Directors: Jennifer Coyle
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Blueprints
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7.50
234 votes

#21 - Blueprints

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/22/2009

In the Season 2 premiere, Spider-Man faces a new enemy named Mysterio. Meanwhile, Peter continues his search for Eddie.

Directors: Jennifer Coyle
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Competition
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7.50
181 votes

#22 - Competition

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/29/2008

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.

Directors: Troy Adomitis
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Accomplices
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7.44
117 votes

#23 - Accomplices

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/7/2009

Doctor Octopus, Hammerhead and Silver Sable fight over control of New York City's crime underworld.

Directors: Kevin Altieri
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Interactions
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7.40
230 votes

#24 - Interactions

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/8/2008

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.

Directors: Troy Adomitis
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Probable Cause
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7.28
136 votes

#25 - Probable Cause

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/14/2009

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.

Directors: Mike Goguen
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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