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List of The Spectacular Spider-Man episodes

The following is an episode list for The Spectacular Spider-Man. Following the central theme of "The Education of Peter Parker", the series is broken up into loose arcs, each consisting of three to four episodes, with the episode titles in each arc adopting terms from specific fields of study. Each season consists of 13 episodes.


Season 1

The first season originally aired from March 8, 2008 – June 14, 2008. The first three episodes are named after notions in biology, the next three are named after ones in economics, the following three are terms in chemistry, while the final four are notions in psychology.[1]

# Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Production code
1 "Survival of the Fittest" Victor CookGreg WeismanUnited States March 8, 2008101
Summer is over for Peter Parker and school's ready to start — both literally (it's his junior year of high school), and in the real world of crime-fighting — as Spider-Man faces his first real challenge, the Enforcers, and his first real super-villain, Vulture
2 "Interactions" Troy AdomitisKevin HoppsUnited States March 8, 2008102
Peter Parker attempts to tutor the popular Liz Allan while Spider-Man tries to stop Electro, who will stop at nothing to find a cure for the accident that made him who he is. 
3 "Natural Selection" Dave BullockMatt WayneUnited States March 15, 2008103
Peter Parker and Spider-Man both must learn to own their choices when decisions made by Dr. Curt Connors transform Pete's mentor into the Lizard
4 "Market Forces" Dan FausettAndrew RobinsonUnited States March 22, 2008104
While Peter takes on the responsibility of helping Aunt May pay the bills, Montana (one of the Big Man's Enforcers) becomes the stunning Shocker to fulfill his responsibility: eliminating Spider-Man. 
5 "Competition" Troy AdomitisKevin HoppsUnited States March 29, 2008105
As Peter Parker and Harry Osborn try out for the football team, Spider-Man must face convict Flint Marko, newly transformed into the Sandman in order to destroy Spider-Man. 
6 "The Invisible Hand" Dave BullockMatt WayneUnited States April 12, 2008106
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. But the Big Man offers a surprising solution to Spidey's problems, a tempting offer he doesn't think our hero can afford to refuse. Will Spidey do the right thing? 
7 "Catalysts" Victor CookAndrew RobinsonUnited States April 26, 2008107
On the night of the Midtown High Fall Formal, Peter's date, Mary Jane Watson, threatens to invert Midtown's social structure. Elsewhere, the mysterious, murderous Green Goblin tries to force L. Thompson Lincoln (a.k.a. Tombstone) to step down as NYC's Big Man of crime. Will Spider-Man be able to take this new threat seriously enough – or will he be so cocky that he loses his big head? 
8 "Reaction" Jennifer CoyleRandy JandtUnited States May 3, 2008108
Peter Parker and Spider-Man learn that actions have consequences when nebbishy Dr. Otto Octavius becomes the megalomaniacal Doctor Octopus. The cause: Green Goblin; the effect: mayhem! Now Spider-Man must prevent Doctor Octopus from obtaining an experimental battery pack that can keep his mechanical arms functioning indefinitely. 
9 "The Uncertainty Principle" Dave BullockKevin HoppsUnited States May 10, 2008109
While Colonel John Jameson struggles to land his damaged space shuttle, Spider-Man struggles to defeat the Green Goblin, who also threatens Hammerhead and Tombstone. But Peter Parker's biggest challenge will be facing the truth when he finally learns the Goblin's true identity, all on Halloween. 
10 "Persona" Dan FausettMatt WayneUnited States May 17, 2008110
Spider-Man gains a black costume, courtesy of the alien life form, during an encounter with the Black Cat. Meanwhile, a master of disguise, the Chameleon, starts framing Spidey for various robberies, using inventions and effects provided by Quentin Beck and Phineas Mason. Spider-Man is left with no option but to team up with Black Cat to stop his new enemy's crime spree. 
11 "Group Therapy" Dave Bullock & Jennifer CoyleAndrew Robinson & Greg WeismanUnited States May 31, 2008111

With Electro's help, Doctor Octopus breaks himself, Vulture, Sandman, Rhino, and Shocker out of Ryker's Island prison to quench their mutual thirst for revenge. Even with his new black alien suit, Spider-Man finds his old enemies, now called the Sinister Six, are more than he can handle.

Note: Beginning with this episode, all episodes left in this season aired on The CW4Kids (formerly called Kids' WB). 
12 "Intervention" Dave BullockGreg WeismanUnited States June 7, 2008112
With Aunt May in the hospital and his friendship with Eddie Brock ruined, Peter finally gains enough self-awareness to realize the alien symbiote is starting to affect his personality. The struggle between Peter and the symbiote evolves into a war within Spidey's own mind, where Peter is aided by a familiar face. 
13 "Nature vs. Nurture" Victor CookKevin HoppsUnited States June 14, 2008113
Peter is in a celebratory mood as Aunt May is released from the hospital, but Eddie Brock (transformed into the vicious Venom by the alien symbiote) has no intention of letting them have a happy reunion. Can Spider-Man defeat his new arch-nemesis? 

Season 2

The second season originally aired from January 11, 2009 – March 18, 2009, with episodes debuting in Canada, Bulgaria, and Australia. It made its American debut on June 22, 2009. The first four episodes are named after notions from engineering,[1] the next three are named after ones in human development, the following three are terms in criminology, while the final three are drama terminologies.

# Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Production code
14 "Blueprints" Jennifer CoyleKevin HoppsCanada January 11, 2009
United States June 22, 2009

It’s early December, and the first snow is falling. Peter Parker has a long “to do” list – starting with talking to Gwen Stacy about their surprise first kiss. But before he gets the chance, Spider-Man has a run-in with the sorcerer Mysterio.

Note: Starting with this episode, all episodes began to air on Disney XD in the USA.

Note: Stan Lee makes a cameo. 
15 "Destructive Testing" Kevin AltieriMatt WayneCanada January 18, 2009
United States June 22, 2009
Both Gwen Stacy and Liz Allan like Peter Parker. So whom should Peter pursue? Meanwhile, Kraven the Hunter has come to New York to make Spider-Man his prey. 
16 "Reinforcement" Mike GoguenAndrew RobinsonBulgaria January 25, 2009
United States June 29, 2009
As Christmas approaches, the Sinister Six reconstitutes with Sandman, Rhino, Vulture, Electro, and new members Mysterio and Kraven. All they want for Christmas is Spider-Man — dead. Meanwhile, Peter Parker finds his wandering eye prevents him from being with Gwen Stacy. He’ll have to learn to focus if he wants to get the girl, and if he wants to stay alive. 
17 "Shear Strength" Jennifer CoyleRandy JandtBulgaria January 31, 2009
United States July 6, 2009
It’s New Year’s Eve, and the Master Planner and his henchmen are planning to take over the world. A highly motivated Spider-Man takes the fight to the Planner’s secret lair, but once he gets there, can he survive? 
18 "First Steps" Kevin AltieriKevin HoppsBulgaria February 1, 2009
United States July 13, 2009
School’s back in session, and things have changed. Peter Parker’s actually invited to Flash Thompson’s birthday bash. Meanwhile, Spider-Man has to party with Sandman, who’s once again looking to make his Big Score. Harry Osbourne shows up at school again. And is that Venom disappearing into the night? 
19 "Growing Pains" Mike GoguenNicole DubucBulgaria February 7, 2009
United States July 20, 2009
Venom is back and framing Spider-Man. Meanwhile, alien spores infect John Jameson, increasing his size, strength and mass. J. Jonah Jameson convinces his son to become a superhero, to capture Spidey. 
20 "Identity Crisis" Jennifer CoyleAndrew RobinsonBulgaria February 8, 2009
United States July 27, 2009
Peter Parker’s secret identity as Spider-Man has been outed by Venom, leaving Peter and his loved ones vulnerable to all of Spidey’s enemies. At the end, Spiderman separated Eddie and Venom. Eddie gets treatment, but Venom's on the loose in the sewer tunnels. 
21 "Accomplices" Kevin AltieriNicole DubucBulgaria February 14, 2009
United StatesOctober 7, 2009
A gang war looms as Silver Sable, Hammerhead, and Doctor Octopus vie for a prize that could change the balance of power in the New York Underworld. Spidey finds himself in the thick of this fray and must rely on help with surprising allies to stay alive.... 
22 "Probable Cause" Mike GoguenKevin HoppsBulgaria February 15, 2009
United StatesOctober 14, 2009
Some days, Peter Parker just can’t win, especially when he winds up on a Midtown High police car ride, along with Sally Avril. As Spider-Man, his luck isn’t any better, facing off against Shocker, Ricochet, and Ox, the new Enforcers. 
23 "Gangland" Jennifer CoyleAndrew RobinsonAustralia March 13, 2009
United StatesOctober 21, 2009
On Valentine’s Day, Peter Parker jeopardizes his relationship with girlfriend Liz Allan when Tombstone, Doctor Octopus, and Silvermane call a Valentine’s Day Summit. But when Hammerhead betrays them all in an attempt to become the new Big Man, the summit erupts into a gang war – one only Spider-Man can stop. 
24 "Subtext" Kevin AltieriNicole DubucAustralia March 16, 2009
United StatesNovember 4, 2009
Determined to be a better boyfriend to Liz Allan, Peter Parker wishes he could help her brother Mark. But when Green Goblin turns Mark into Molten Man and blackmails him into doing his bidding, neither Liz, Mary Jane Watson, nor Spider-Man may be able to save him. 
25 "Opening Night" Mike GoguenGreg WeismanAustralia March 17, 2009
United StatesNovember 18, 2009
Spider-Man volunteers to try to escape the Vault in order to test the security system. But the Green Goblin has other ideas, trapping Spidey inside Ryker’s amid a sea of felons he put away. 
26 "Final Curtain" Victor CookKevin HoppsAustralia March 18, 2009
United StatesNovember 18, 2009
When Peter Parker breaks up with Liz Allan to finally be with Gwen Stacy, nothing goes as planned. Likewise for Spider-Man, who finally unmasks the Green Goblin. 


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