List of Spider-Man (1994 TV series) episodes

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Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series is an American animated television series featuring the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man. The show was produced by Marvel Films Animation as part of Fox Network’s “Fox Kids” Saturday morning line up. It was written by John Semper Jr. and was animated by Tokyo Movie Shinsha with Korean studios.

The series began airing on Fox on November 19, 1994. It ran for five seasons and finished on January 31, 1998, with a total of 65 episodes.

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
113November 19, 1994 – June 11, 1995
214September 9, 1995 – February 24, 1996
314April 27, 1996 – November 23, 1996
411February 1, 1997 – August 2, 1997
513September 12, 1997 – January 31, 1998

List of episodes[edit]

Season 1: Slayers, Venom and Hobgoblin (1994/95)[edit]

#TitleWritten byDirected byOriginal air dateVillains
1"Night of the Lizard"Gerry Conway, Stan Berkowitz, & John SemperBob RichardsonNovember 19, 1994 (November 19, 1994)The Lizard (due to an experiment gone wrong)
Spider-Man discovers that his science teacher, Dr. Curt Connors, has been turned into a deranged lizard due to an experiment gone wrong, and is abducting people throughout Manhattan.
2"The Spider Slayer"Story by John Semper. Teleplay by Stan Berkowitz.Bob RichardsonFebruary 4, 1995 (February 4, 1995)Norman Osborn (paying Spencer) and Spencer Smythe (paid by Osborn)
Norman Osborn hires Spencer Smythe to capture Spider-Man. Smythe creates his deadliest weapon, the Spider Slayer, to accomplish this.
3"Return of the Spider Slayer"John Semper (story). Mark Hoffmeier (teleplay).Bob RichardsonFebruary 11, 1995 (February 11, 1995)The Kingpin (paying Smythe) and Alistair Smythe (paid by the Kingpin)
The Kingpin offers to provide Alistair Smythe with the funds he requires to build more of Spencer's Spider-Slayer robots, claiming that Spider-Man is responsible for the death of his father.
4"Doctor Octopus: Armed and Dangerous"John Semper & Brooks Wachtel (story). Brooks Wachtel & Cynthia Harrison (teleplay).Bob RichardsonFebruary 18, 1995 (February 18, 1995)Doctor Octopus (for ransom)
When Peter arrives for a date with Felicia Hardy, she is kidnapped by corrupt scientist Doctor Octopus, in order to force her mother to provide him with ransom money in which she promised to fund his experiments. Complicating things, Peter recognises the madman as his favorite science mentor from his childhood days.
5"The Menace of Mysterio"John Semper, Marv Wolfman, & Stan BerkowitzBob RichardsonFebruary 25, 1995 (February 25, 1995)Mysterio (projecting Spider-Man) and The Burglar (in flashback)
J. Jonah Jameson and many others believe that the wall crawler is a criminal. Peter thus decides to search for clues to prove that these robberies were caused by a Spider-Man imposter. He teams up with Detective Lt. Terry Lee in search for clues.
6"The Sting of the Scorpion"John Semper, Marty Isenberg, & Robert N. SkirBob RichardsonMarch 11, 1995 (March 11, 1995)The Scorpion (struck a deal) and J. Jonah Jameson (to capture Spider-Man)
Mac Gargan, a small-time crook who is down on his luck, strikes a deal with J. Jonah Jameson to eliminate Spider-Man. Gargan is taken to the lab of Dr. Farley Stillwell, where he is transformed into the supervillain Scorpion.
7"Kraven the Hunter"John Semper & Jan Strnad (story). Mark Hoffmeier (teleplay).Bob RichardsonApril 1, 1995 (April 1, 1995)Kraven (serum unbalanced his midn)
Peter Parker has an interview with a scientist named Mariah Crawford. When Peter gets to her office she is under attack by the villain Kraven the Hunter after Spider-Man is able to elude him Dr. Crawford explains that Kraven and her used to be in love but when he was seriously injured by some lions she had no choice but to give him this wonder drug, left a former associate of her that can heal all wounds.
8"The Alien Costume (Part 1)"Avi Arad & Stan Lee (story). John Semper, Stan Berkowitz, Meg McLaughlin, & Len Wein (teleplay).[1]Bob RichardsonApril 29, 1995 (April 29, 1995)Rhino (to get the rock) and The Kingpin (paid the Rhino)
John Jameson and fellow astronaut Paul Stevens discover a rock known as "Promethium X", which is said to be more powerful than plutonium. Unknown to the astronaut though, "Promethium X" also contains a mysterious element which manages to break free and tries to consume the two astronauts. The space shuttle crashes on the George Washington Bridge where Rhino is sent by The Kingpin to steal the "Promethium X". Spider-Man arrives on the scene and manages to save Jameson and his fellow astronaut, yet unknown to Spider-Man, Eddie Brock is on the bridge too, and takes photos of him (and Rhino as well). However, when Jonah arrives on the scene, Eddie uses propaganda and frames Spider-Man for stealing something from the shuttle, which leads to a $1 Million dollar bounty on Spider-Man's head. However, Eddie fails to mention to have seen Rhino at the scene also.
9"The Alien Costume (Part 2)"John Semper & Brynne Chandler Reaves[2]Bob RichardsonMay 6, 1995 (May 6, 1995)J. Jonah Jameson (reward), Rhino, The Shocker and The Kingpin

Spider-Man focuses his attention on Eddie Brock and Jonah Jameson and warns him to call off his reward, also mentioning Rhino and how Brock neglected to mention him. After Jonah visits his hospitalized son, Jameson finds out from him that Brock was lying and fires him. He also calls off the manhunt for Spider-Man.

Noticing another disturbing change in his behavior, Spider-Man seeks the assistance of Doctor Curt Connors, who studies the suit and realizes that it is a Symbiote. Spider-Man then uses the Symbiote's powers to find a clue in Eddie's apartment, only to run into the Shocker, sent by The Kingpin to destroy the evidence Brock has of the crash site. Following Shocker leads Spider-Man to Alistair Smythe and the "Promethium X", which Spider-Man steals. Kingpin and Shocker form a plan to kidnap John Jameson in an attempt to gain the "Promethium X" back.
10"The Alien Costume (Part 3)"John Semper & Mark Hoffmeier (story). Mark Hoffmeier (teleplay).[3]Bob RichardsonMay 13, 1995 (May 13, 1995)Rhino, The Shocker and Venom
Spider-Man had returned to his old costume. He soon came across The Rhino and The Shocker. While Spider-Man was able to easily defeat The Rhino, The Shocker managed to get the upper hand. However, an unknown 'ally' arrived and defeated the two villains himself. The new 'ally' proved to be Eddie Brock, who revealed himself as 'Venom'.
11"The Hobgoblin (Part 1)"Larry Brody & John SemperBob RichardsonMay 20, 1995 (May 20, 1995)Norman Osborn (paid Hobgoblin), The Hobgoblin (hird by Osborn) and The Kingpin
Norman Osborn hires the Hobgoblin to assassinate Wilson Fisk, also known as The Kingpin, because of the crime lord's continuous threats against him. Peter Parker saves Fisk just as the Hobgoblin attempts an attack on him. After eluding Spider-Man, the Goblin is fired by Norman as of his unsuccessful assassination on The Kingpin.
12"The Hobgoblin (Part 2)"Stan BerkowitzBob RichardsonMay 27, 1995 (May 27, 1995)The Hobgoblin and Norman Osborn
Hobgoblin defeats The Kingpin and declares himself the new Kingpin of Crime. Fisk, having managed to escape the Goblin, asks Norman Osborn to assist him in reclaiming his position.
13"Day of the Chameleon"John SemperBob RichardsonJune 11, 1995 (June 11, 1995)The Chameleon
The Chameleon, an international spy, attempts assassination on two diplomats in order to derail the signing of a peace proposal. J. Jonah Jameson assists S.H.I.E.L.D. in an effort to prevent the Chameleon's crime.

Season 2: Neogenic Nightmare (1995/96)[edit]

#TitleWritten byDirected byOriginal air dateVillains
14"The Insidious Six"John Semper & David Lee MillerBob RichardsonSeptember 9, 1995 (September 9, 1995)The Kingpin, Alistair Smythe, Rhino, The Chameleon, Doctor Octopus, The Scorpion, The Shocker and Mysterio
In order to finally kill Spider-Man for his enemy, Silvermane, the Kingpin hires six of Spider-Man's most heinous villains to take down Spider-Man. At the same time, Spider-Man has been experiencing brief periods of time where his powers temporarily vanish.
15"Battle of the Insidious Six"John Semper (Teleplay by: Doug Booth)Bob RichardsonSeptember 16, 1995 (September 16, 1995)The Kingpin, Alistair Smythe, Rhino, The Chameleon, Doctor Octopus, The Scorpion, The Shocker, Mysterio and Mr. Silvermane
The six supervillains cannot believe their eyes when Spider-Man walks into their trap at the warehouse. Spider-Man attempts to battle the six, but is captured, tied to a chair, and unmasked by the Insidious Six, but he manages to convince them that he is a fraud. At the same time, Dr. Conners has some important news about Spidey's condition.
16"Hydro-Man"John Semper (Teleplay by: James Krieg)Bob RichardsonSeptember 23, 1995 (September 23, 1995)Hydro-Man
Hydro-Man wreaks havoc on the city in order to get Mary Jane before being defeated by Spider-Man.
17"The Mutant Agenda"John Semper, J. M. DeMatteis & Stevent Grant (Teleplay by: Michael Edens)Bob RichardsonSeptember 30, 1995 (September 30, 1995)Herbert Landon and The Hobgoblin
Spider-Man begins to worry about his growing mutation. In order to seek a cure, he heads to the Xavier mansion, where he encounters the X-Men. A brief fight occurs, after which Spider-Man explains his plight to Xavier. Professor X tells Spider-Man that he cannot cure him, and he angrily leaves the mansion. Beast tells Spider-Man to go to Herbert Landon, who is working on a cure for mutants. Afterward, Landon's men capture Beast. While Spider-Man is watching Landon's demonstration, the facility is attacked by Hobgoblin. However, a mysterious force holds the ceiling in place long enough for Spider-Man to escape. Wolverine begins to worry about Beast's disappearance. He discovers that Beast spoke with Spider-Man before he disappeared, and sets out to find him (Spider-Man).
18"Mutants' Revenge"John Semper & Michael Edens (Teleplay by: Francis Moss & Ted Pedersen)Bob RichardsonOctober 7, 1995 (October 7, 1995)Herbert Landon, The Kingpin and The Hobgoblin
Wolverine catches up with Spider-Man, who is hot on the trail of the missing Hank McCoy. Meanwhile, Hobgoblin steals the mutant technology information that Dr. Landon had prepared for the Kingpin. However, is Dr. Landon actualy working on the cure he claims to the public is possible; is he working on creating mutant soldiers for the Kingpin; or does he have his on sinister agenda planned?
19"Morbius"John Semper (Teleplay by: Brynne Stephens & Lydia Marano)Bob RichardsonOctober 28, 1995 (October 28, 1995)Morbius
Dr. Mariah Crawford has developed a cure for Spidey's disease, but she's reluctant to give an untested serum to Spider-Man that may result in permanent loss of his powers or worse. But after an angry outburst from Spider-Man, she hands it over. Peter, at the ESU lab, is secretly observed by Michael Morbius, who then swipes the infected blood sample after Peter leaves for the night.
20"Enter the Punisher"John Semper & Carl PottsBob RichardsonNovember 4, 1995 (November 4, 1995)The Punisher (due to thinking Spidey kidnapped his alter-ego) and Morbius
Spider-Man drinks a serum that makes him grow four extra arms. Marvel anti-hero Punisher thinks Spider-Man is a crook and chases him around. Spider-Man finds out that Michael Morbius has turned into a vampire and is drinking people's plasma. Spider-Man wants to help Michael, but the Punisher is trying to get rid of Spider-Man at the same time.
21"Duel of the Hunters[a]"John SemperBob RichardsonNovember 11, 1995 (November 11, 1995)The Punisher
Spider-Man's horrifying genetic mutation reaches its culmination as he transforms into the Man-Spider. Dr. Mariah Crawford summons Sergi Kravenoff, better known as Kraven The Hunter, to help her track down Spider-Man and cure him of his mutation with a newly developed antidote.
22"Blade, the Vampire Hunter"Stephanie Mathison, Mark Hoffmeier, & John SemperBob RichardsonFebruary 3, 1996 (February 3, 1996)Morbius
The vampire hunter Blade arrives in New York to destroy Morbius, but Spider-Man wants to revert Morbius back into his human form.
23"The Immortal Vampire"John Semper & Meg McLaughlinBob RichardsonFebruary 10, 1996 (February 10, 1996)Morbius
Spider-Man and Blade put aside their differences in an attempt to prevent Morbius from using the Neogenic Recombinator to transform everyone into vampires like himself. They team up with Lt. Terri Lee, a detective who falls for Blade. During one attempt to stop Morbius, he kidnaps Aunt May, causing Spider-Man and Blade to have a brief falling out.
24"Tablet of Time"Mark Hoffmeier, Stan Berkowitz, & John SemperBob RichardsonNovember 18, 1995 (November 18, 1995)The Kingpin, Alistair Smythe, Silvermane, Hammerhead and Tombstone
An ancient artifact known as the Tablet of Time has been uncovered. Kingpin wants to sell it, while elderly Silverman wants to use it to restore his youth. Each crime lord kidnaps a useful hostage and a useless hostage.
25"Ravages of Time"Mark Hoffmeier, Stan Berkowitz, & John SemperBob RichardsonNovember 25, 1995 (November 25, 1995)The Kingpin, Alistair Smythe, The Lizard, Silvermane, Hammerhead, and Tombstone
With the Tablet of Time, Silvermane's youth is restored, but he continues to grow younger until he finally becomes an infant. Surprisingly, the Tablet is even able to revert The Lizard back to Dr. Conners. As the ordeal has caused his wife to leave him, Kingpin orders the Tablet gotten rid of.
26"Shriek of the Vulture"John Semper, Gilles Wheeler, & Eyelyn A. R. GabaiBob RichardsonFebruary 17, 1996 (February 17, 1996)The Vulture and Norman Osborn
When Norman Osborn attempts to take over Toomes Aeronautical. This makes Adrian Toomes furious, using the Tablet of Time technology to steal youth from anyone he touches, suits up as the Vulture to destroy Norman Osborn.
27"The Final Nightmare"John Semper & Sandy FriesBob RichardsonFebruary 24, 1996 (February 24, 1996)The Lizard, The Vulture and The Scorpion
Spider-Man seeks Curt Connors' aid to help reverse the aging effects of the Vulture's talons. After absorbing Spider-Man's youth, and DNA, the Vulture mutates into the Man-Spider. The Scorpion grabs Dr. Farley Stillwell to seek a cure for his own mutation.

Season 3: The Sins of the Fathers (1996)[edit]

#TitleWritten byDirected byOriginal air dateVillains
28"Doctor Strange"John Semper & Mark HoffmeierBob RichardsonApril 27, 1996Baron Mordo
Mary Jane has joined a cult under the control of Baron Mordo, being led to believe that she has a relationship with her father.
29"Make a Wish"John Semper (Teleplay by: Mark Hoffmeier, Elliot S. Magin, & Meg McLaughlin)Bob RichardsonMay 4, 1996Doctor Octopus
In a battle with Dr. Octopus a medical research building is destroyed. Blaming himself, Peter is considering giving up being Spider-Man, when he meets a mystic figure named Madame Web and his biggest fan, a little girl called Taina. Spider-Man shares his origin with her. Dr. Octopus attacks with his new invention the Octobot.
30"Attack of the Octobot"Meg McLaughlin & John SemperBob RichardsonMay 11, 1996Doctor Octopus
Spider-Man thinks that he is evil and unwillingly tries to help Doctor Octopus.
31"Enter the Green Goblin"John Semper (Teleplay by: Marty Isenberg & Robert N. Skir)Bob RichardsonMay 18, 1996The Green Goblin and Gaunt (Wardell Stromm)
While developing a new gas for the Kingpin to use as a weapon, a mistake triggers an explosion and Norman Osborn disappears in the chaos. A new villain, the Green Goblin appears and kidnaps all of Osborn's enemies.
32"Rocket Racer"John Semper (Teleplay by: Doug Booth & Mark Hoffmeier)Bob RichardsonSeptember 14, 1996Jackson Weele and his gang
Spider-Man finds himself in competition with himself over Felicia. Meanwhile, Jackson Weele leads a gang of thieves armed with jet-pack technology. Weele has developed a large gyro-wheel in which he uses to plunge through the city. Robert Farrell tries to help his ailing mother by using science and the gang's technology to arm himself as the "Rocket Racer".
33"Framed"John Semper & Mark Hoffmeier (Teleplay by: Brooks Wachtel & Cynthia Harrison)Bob RichardsonSeptember 21, 1996Richard Fisk
Peter Parker is framed by Richard Fisk for selling government secrets to foreign organisations.
34"The Man Without Fear"John Semper & Mark Hoffmeier (Teleplay by: Sean Catherine Derek)Bob RichardsonSeptember 28, 1996Richard Fisk, The Kingpin and The Chameleon
Spider-Man has teamed with the Daredevil aka Matt Murdock, in an attempt to clear Peter Parker's name from crimes of treason.
35"The Ultimate Slayer"John Semper (Teleplay by: Doug Booth & Mark Hoffmeier)Bob RichardsonOctober 5, 1996The Kingpin and Alistair Smythe
Kingpin attempts to kill Spider-Man by turning Smythe into a cyborg and let him do it.
36"Tombstone"Larry Brody, Robert N. Skir, Marty Isenberg, & John SemperBob RichardsonOctober 12, 1996Tombstone and Alisha Silvermane
Tombstone is hired by Alisha Silver to destroy the story planned for the Daily Bugle revealing that she had taken over her father's criminal organisation, in exchange for large amounts of cash. Tombstone attempts to use Robbie Robertson, whom he was childhood friends with, to kill the story.
37"Venom Returns"Stan Berkowitz, Len Wein, & John SemperBob RichardsonNovember 2, 1996Venom, Dormammu, Baron Mordo and Carnage
The symbiote returns to Earth and travels to Ravencroft to reunite with Eddie Brock, who then escapes as Venom. He is ordered by Dormammu, to whom the symbiote owes its earthly return, to steal a machine from Stark Enterprises capable of releasing Dormammu from his own far-off dimension.
38"Carnage"Stan Berkowitz, James Krieg, & John SemperBob RichardsonNovember 9, 1996Carnage, Dormammu and Baron Mordo
When Eddie refuses to continue to work for Dormammu, Carnage is considered sufficient to collect life-force which is essential for Dormammu to enter Earth. Carnage kidnaps Dr. Ashley Kafka, whom Eddie has fallen in love with. Eddie then reluctantly teams with Iron Man and Spider-Man to save her.
39"The Spot"James KriegBob RichardsonOctober 26, 1996The Kingpin
Dr. Jonathon Ohnn was a brilliant scientist who created the Time Dilation Accelerator portal-making machine for Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man. But after Iron Man and Spider-Man defeated Venom and Carnage, when they tried to free Dormammu from another dimension with the machine, he shut down the Accelerator. Ohnn quit and was later approached by the Kingpin who funded Ohnn's research to have him continue the Accelerator project and Ohnn fell in love with his partner, Dr. Silvia Lopez, who wanted to seek greater reward for her efforts. After they completed the machine, Ohnn was accidentally sucked into a portal, where numerous other portals were formed onto him, and he could create and recall the portals. Ohnn called himself the Spot and started stealing money to help fund his project go further.
40"Goblin War!"Mark Hoffmeier, John Semper, Robert N. Skir, & Marty IsenbergBob RichardsonNovember 16, 1996The Green Goblin and The Hobgoblin
The Green Goblin and the Hobgoblin clash over Dr. Ohn's Time Dilation Accelerator.
41"Turning Point"James Krieg, John Semper, Robert N. Skir, & Marty IsenbergBob RichardsonNovember 23, 1996The Green Goblin
Norman Osborn, still with the Goblin in control tries to use the Transporting device to find out Spider-Man's secret identity.

Season 4: Partners in Danger (1997)[edit]

#TitleWritten byDirected byOriginal air dateVillains
42"Guilty"Larry Brody and Meg McLaughlin (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonFebruary 1, 1997 (1997-02-01)Tombstone, Richard Fisk and The Kingpin
Tombstone, whilst incarcerated in Rooker's Island, plots revenge on Robbie Robertson as Robbie previously caused his arrest. In exchange for assisting cell-mate Richard Fisk in a few brawls in prison, Richard requests that his father, The Kingpin, frame Robbie as a criminal mastermind.
43"The Cat"Sean Catherine Derek (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonFebruary 8, 1997 (1997-02-08)Doctor Octopus, The Kingpin and The Chameleon
Doctor Octopus attempts to blackmail Anastasia Hardy into paying him ransom money in order to fund his dangerous experiments, by threatening to reveal that Felicia's father was the crook known as "The Cat".
44"The Black Cat"Marty Isenberg, Robert N. Skir, & Sean Catherine Derek (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonFebruary 15, 1997 (1997-02-15)The Kingpin and Herbert Landon
The Kingpin blackmails John Hardesky into revealing a secret super-soldier formula by making threats against Felicia. After Hardesky reveals his secrets, Landon is able to recreate and improve the formula for the crime lord. Kingpin uses the serum to transform Felicia into a "black cat", and forces her to carry out his crimes until he can create more serum.
45"The Return of Kraven"Meg McLaughlinBob RichardsonFebruary 22, 1997 (1997-02-22)Dr. Mariah Crawford (due to the serum's side-effect on females)
Spider-Man teams with the Black Cat in an attempt to confront Kraven the Hunter. After Kraven eludes the two heroes, there are various reports of attacks. Debra Whitman decides to investigate and she, Black Cat, Flash Thompson, and Dr. Curt Connors hunt for clues, and succeed in identifying the DNA as female. It turns out that Dr. Crawford had been given the same serum that drove Kraven crazy, in order to heal her from a fatal disease; unfortunately, it mutated her into a feral form. Luckily, Dr. Conners creates a serum that restores Dr. Crawford's mind, allowing her to live as Kraven's equal.
46"Partners"Cynthia Harrison and Brooks Wachtel (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonMay 3, 1997 (1997-05-03)Alister Smythe, The Scorpion and The Vulture
Alistair Smythe, currently working as Silvermane's top scientist, kidnaps the Black Cat. He then bribes Spider-Man into capturing either the Scorpion or the Vulture, whom both have unique DNA samples which are essential for Silvermane if he is to restore adulthood, in exchange for her release.
47"The Awakening"Sean Catherine Derek (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonMay 10, 1997 (1997-05-10)Morbius, Herbert Landon and Shocker
The mutated Morbius is found by scientists, and taken back to New York to have his condition studied. The Insidious Six kidnap Morbius for Dr. Landon, who manages to revert Morbius back to his previous vampire form; however, in the confusion, Morbius escapes while Spider-Man fights his foes.
48"The Vampire Queen"Meg McLaughlin and John Semper (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonMay 17, 1997 (1997-05-17)Blade's mother
After a confrontation with Miriam the Vampire Queen, Blade is horrified to learn that she was once his human mother. Using a psychic link, Miriam finds Morbius, who is fighting his vampire hunger, to find out what unconventional means he used to become one of her kind. Learning of the Neogenic Recombinator, Miriam plans to use the device to create more vampires to serve her.
49"The Return of the Green Goblin"Mark HoffmeierBob RichardsonJuly 12, 1997 (1997-07-12)Green Goblin II (Harry Osborn)
Trapped in the limbo between portals, the Green Goblin telepathicly calls out to his son, Harry Osborn. Keeping his true identity a secret, he promises Harry will see his father soon if he becomes the next Green Goblin. When confronted by Spider-Man about the truth, Harry is shocked when the Green Goblin shows him that he;s his father; unfortuantely this causes whatever little sanity Harry had left to collpase, making him decide to trully take after his father by contining on as the second Green Goblin. However, he's knocked out and sent to Ravencroft for help. An angry Norman watches from limbo, but is more shocked when sees Mary Jane appear at the site of the battle.
50"The Haunting of Mary Jane Watson"Meg McLaughlin and John Semper (Story by: John Semper and Virginia Roth)Bob RichardsonJuly 19, 1997 (1997-07-19)Mysterio and Miranda Wilson
After a brief fight with Mysterio, Peter learns that Mary Jane finally got her big break in recreating the movie role made famous by an actress named Miranda Wilson. However, it was a trap set by Miranda, who had survived the accident on the filming of her movie; Mysterio had taken on his supervillain indentity to gather funds to rebuild her bdoy as a cyborg. However, Miranda had the mistaken ussumption that the machinery would transfer her mind into a body similar to hers - Mary Jane. Unfortunately, this was never to be; unable to let the world see what became of her, Miranda starts a self-destruct sequence for the studio, while Mysterio chooses to die with her. Watching from a distence, Spider-Man removes his mask in front of Mary Jane.
51"The Lizard King"Gordon Kent (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonJuly 26, 1997 (1997-07-26)The Lizard and 3 other lizards
Peter proposes and Mary Jane accepts, much to Anna Watson's discomfort. Peter and Mary Jane ask Curt Connors to give Mary Jane away at the wedding, when they are interrupted by three giant lizards who claim the Doc is their father and kidnap him and Mary Jane. They're taken down to sewer, with Spider-Man in pursuit, and Doc becomes the Lizard again.
52"The Prowler"Terence Taylor (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonAugust 2, 1997 (1997-08-02)Iceberg and The Kingpin
Hobie first appeared working for a crime lord called Iceberg and was feeling he wasn't earning his fair cut for the work he was doing. When Iceberg found out, he had his boys attempt to kill Hobie. After narrowly escaping that fate, he knew he needed to get out of town. He stole a passer-by's purse in order to fund his new trip. It turned out to be Mary Jane's purse when she and Peter Parker are in the process of apartment hunting but was stopped by Spider-Man and Hobie was sent to jail for violating his parole. While in jail, he saves Richard Fisk from an attempt on his life. As payment, the Kingpin arranges for a hot shot lawyer to enable Hobie's release and gives him a special suit. He used the costume to get back at his old boss Iceberg.

Season 5: The Secret Wars (1997/98)[edit]

#TitleWritten byDirected byOriginal air dateVillains
53"The Wedding"John Semper and Meg McLaughlin (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonSeptember 12, 1997 (1997-09-12)The Scorpion and The Green Goblin II
Peter and Mary-Jane are ready to tie the knot! Their plans are interrupted, however, when the Scorpion kidnaps Aunt May. Spidey gives chase and rescues Aunt May, but wonders if the fates are trying to tell him something. Meanwhile, Wilson Fisk is paying for Peter and MJ's wedding. When the wedding finally takes place, the Green Goblin (a still mentally-adled Harry Osborn) shows up in the middle of the ceremony, grabs Mary Jane and threatens to blow up the church up if the priest doesn't marry him and MJ!
54"Six Forgotten Warriors"John SemperBob RichardsonSeptember 19, 1997 (1997-09-19)Silver Sable, The Kingpin, Herbert Landon, Doctor Octopus, The Scorpion, The Vutlure, Shocker, Rhino and The Chameleon
Keane Marlow surprisingly visits May, who introduces him to her nephew, Peter, explaining Keane was an old friend of his Uncle Ben. Peter finds his parents' old passports. He subsequently shows them Aunt May, who orders Peter to replace them. Peter, however, changes to his Spider-Man costume and eavesdrops on his aunt and Keane's conversation. He discovers that his aunt was being forced to reveal something to him sooner or later. Spider-Man then leaves, wondering how the conversation continued.
55"Unclaimed Legacy"John SemperBob RichardsonSeptember 26, 1997 (1997-09-26)The Chameleon, Doctor Octopus, Rhino, The Scoprion, The Vulture, Shocker, The Kingpin, Herbert Landon and Wildpack
The second chapter opens directly following the first. Spider-Man is able to rescue Robbie and escape the explosion. The following day, Peter and Robbie come across a Russian police officer who claims to have known Peter's parents. When they ask his wife about him, the officer, Rhienholdt Kragov, threatens that Peter and Robbie will be arrested if they don't leave. Spider-Man is subsequently suspicious of Kragov and spies on him, discovering that the Chameleon had tied-up and impersonated Kragov. Spider-Man is then defeated, rendered unconscious, and taken to Kingpin by the Insidious Six. The Kingpin reveals his plans to use the Doomsday Device. Spider-Man, the Six, Kingpin and Landon are then kidnapped by Wildpack who attacks the building.
56"Secrets of the Six"John SemperBob RichardsonOctober 3, 1997 (1997-10-03)N/A
Peter and Robbie are told of the Six Forgotten Warriors by a friend of Robbie's.
57"The Six Fight Again"John SemperBob RichardsonOctober 10, 1997 (1997-10-10)The Chameleon, The Scorpion, Doctor Octopus, Rhino, Shocker, The Vulture, Electro, The Kingpin and The Red Skull
As former sidekick of the late Black Marvel, Omar had hidden the Black Marvel's keys after his death. Now aware of the Insidious Six's theft of the majority of the keys, he was sure that they would search for them. Robbie then arrives, aware that the last keys would be stolen. Omar shows Robbie where the keys are hidden. However, it unfolds to be Chameleon impersonating Robbie, and snatches the keys whilst the real Robbie, Kingpin, the Insidious Six, Spider-Man and the Destroyer arrive. The Black Marvel also appears as Omar leaves. Spider-Man and the five members of the Six Forgotten Warriors fight the Insidious Six and Kingpin for the last ring. The Kingpin wins custody of the keys and escapes with them. Spider-Man and the five other heroes meet up on a building and the Black Marvel reveals himself to be Omar. Omar reveals that when the original Black Marvel was taken away by his father, Omar replaced him and when the Six American Warriors age was over, the Black Marvel was confirmed to have died.
58"The Price of Heroism"John SemperBob RichardsonOctober 17, 1997 (1997-10-17)Electro, The Chameleon and The Red Skull
Spider-Man and Silver Sable finally track down Kragov, the Chameleon and the Red Skull, but are caught in a force field. Apparently, the Doomsday Device the Skull created in the past was made to have his son, Rhienholdt, turn into a "god". Kragov is injected with electricity which allows him to create and manipulate electricity into doing his bidding. He wears a green suit and a lightning bolt mask, dubbing himself Electro.
59"The Return of Hydro-Man (Part 1)"Eileen Fuentes and James Krieg (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonOctober 24, 1997 (1997-10-24)Hydro-Man
Mary Jane and Peter arrive in Niagara Falls for their postponed honeymoon, but it is soon interrupted when Hydro-Man returns and kidnaps Mary Jane. With the Black Cat's help, Spider-Man sets off in pursuit.
60"The Return of Hydro-Man (Part 2)"John Semper and Meg McLaughlin (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonOctober 31, 1997 (1997-10-31)Hydro-Man, Alister Smythe, and The Living Brain
Mary Jane has been revealed to have newfound water-based powers like Hydro-Man. Spider-Man follows Hydro-Man to an underwater lab, where he discovers that a scientist, Miles Warren, has used his controversial cloning technology to create this new Hydro-Man. He is even more shocked to learn that Warren then used a drop from Hydro-Man to clone Mary Jane!
61"Arrival"John Semper and Karen MilovichBob RichardsonNovember 7, 1997 (1997-11-07)The Lizard
Madame Web brings Spider-Man to another dimension where he is brought before a being known as the Beyonder, who has chosen Spider-Man to be part of an experiment to see if good is more powerful than evil. He finds a paradise planet and introduces a band of villains to take it over (Doctor Octopus, Doctor Doom, Alistair Smythe, The Lizard, and the Red Skull), and it's up to Spider-Man to lead a team of superheroes to save the planet. Spider-Man summons The Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Captain America, and Storm from the X-Men. Before he can explain, The Thing and The Human Torch attack him, but the others defend him. The Lizard then appears and attacks Spider-Man, but they knock him unconscious.
62"The Gauntlet of the Red Skull"Virginia RothBob RichardsonNovember 14, 1997 (1997-11-14)Doctor Octopus, Alister Smythe and The Red Skull
Dr. Octopus and Alistair Smythe join forces with the Red Skull. Spider-Man brings Black Cat to the planet to help him. Along with Captain America, Iron-Man, and The Lizard (who has switched sides), they cross a wasteland in order to launch an assault on the Red Skull's empire.
63"Doom"John Semper, Mark Hoffmeier, and Ernie AltbackerBob RichardsonNovember 21, 1997 (1997-11-21)Dr. Doom
After defeating the Red Skull, Spider-Man and the team attempt to rendezvous with the Fantastic Four, only to discover that they have been ambushed and that Dr. Doom has kidnapped The Thing. The heroes all go to rescue him, entering Dr. Doom's empire, which they discover is a peaceful paradise.
64"I Really, Really Hate Clones"James Krieg, Mark Hoffmeier, and John Semper (Story by: John Semper)Bob RichardsonJanuary 31, 1998 (1998-01-31)The Hobgoblin, The Green Goblin and Spider Carnage
Spider-Man is taken to a dystopia where New York city has been demolished by the combined forces of the Hobgoblin and the Green Goblin, led by Spider-Carnage. The Beyonder tells Spider-Man he is to lead a group of Spider-Men from different dimensions to stop Spider-Carnage from opening up an inter-dimensional hole and causing an explosion that will destroy all realities and dimensions.
65"Farewell, Spider-Man"John SemperBob RichardsonJanuary 31, 1998 (1998-01-31)Spider-Carnage and The Kingpin
The Spider-Men stop Spider-Carnage in his home dimension, but he escapes to another dimension, the one where Spider-Man is a billionaire. With limited power Madame Web sends the original Spider-Man to this dimension, where he finds himself engaged to Gwen Stacy, and finds Mary Jane alive! Though it seems Spider-Carnage can't be stopped, this reality is where Peter Parker made the right descions; a still-alive Uncle Ben manages to bring the real Peter's personality out of Spider-Carnage, but the symbiote is too strong. Spider-Carnage jumps into an unstable portal that destroys him. When all the Spider-Men are being returned home, the powereless one explains that in his world, he's an actor that portrays Spider-Man and that he is a fictional character. Spidey journeys to that world, where he mets Stan Lee, and takes him web-swinging as thanks for creating him. Madame Web then takes Spider-Man to find Mary Jane as payment for saving reality