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* ShownTheirWork: When Peter wants to play a certain video on a computer, he simply hits the spacebar. This is a "Play/Pause" key for many video programs and websites, including YouTube, but not many people actually know that. Peter being a really smart guy, it makes sense.

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When Peter wants to play a certain video on a computer, he simply hits the spacebar. This is a "Play/Pause" key for many video programs and websites, including YouTube, Website/YouTube, but not many people actually know that. Peter being a really smart guy, it makes sense.


* TheDogBitesBack: After having enough of Flash playing the JerkJock role, Peter proceeds to humiliate Flash in front of the cheerleaders and the rest of the basketball team, by using his new powers to keep Flash from retrieving a basketball, culminating with [[spoiler:Peter dunking the ball, destroying the backboard and hoop in the process.]] Unfortunately for Peter, he has to meet with the principal as a result of this sition.

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* TheDogBitesBack: After having enough of Flash playing the JerkJock role, Peter proceeds to humiliate Flash in front of the cheerleaders and the rest of the basketball team, by using his new powers to keep Flash from retrieving a basketball, culminating with [[spoiler:Peter dunking the ball, destroying the backboard and hoop in the process.]] Unfortunately for Peter, he has to meet with the principal as a result of this sition.situation.


* TheDogBitesBack: After having enough of Flash playing the JerkJock role, Peter proceeds to humiliate Flash in front of the cheerleaders and the rest of the basketball team, by using his new powers to keep Flash from retrieving a basketball, culminating with [[spoiler:Peter dunking the ball, destroying the backboard and hoop in the process.]]

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* TheDogBitesBack: After having enough of Flash playing the JerkJock role, Peter proceeds to humiliate Flash in front of the cheerleaders and the rest of the basketball team, by using his new powers to keep Flash from retrieving a basketball, culminating with [[spoiler:Peter dunking the ball, destroying the backboard and hoop in the process.]]]] Unfortunately for Peter, he has to meet with the principal as a result of this sition.


** [[spoiler:Aunt May asks Peter to pick up some eggs but he forgets as he spent the evening trouncing criminals. At the end of the movie, Peter comes home to a worried Aunt May bloody and beaten after the final battle. When she goes to hug him, Peter sheepishly pulls out a carton of eggs from his backpack. Doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.]] A DeletedScene set at the end of the film takes it UpToEleven - [[spoiler:Aunt May opens the fridge and finds ''dozens'' of egg cartons stacked inside.]]

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** [[spoiler:Aunt May asks Peter to pick up some eggs but he forgets as he spent the evening trouncing criminals. At the end of the movie, Peter comes home to a worried Aunt May bloody and beaten after the final battle. When she goes to hug him, Peter sheepishly pulls out a carton of eggs from his backpack. Doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.]] A DeletedScene set at the end of the film takes it UpToEleven - [[spoiler:Aunt May opens the fridge and finds ''dozens'' of egg cartons stacked inside.]]


* BrokenAesop: Averted. The moral of this movie is not that "with great power comes great responsibility," but that heroism is more than just beating on bad guys, with a more complex exploration of heroism than previous installments. Peter breaking his promise to Captain Stacy is actually him fulfilling one of the other aesops of the film: that while heroism is demanding, it's not something one has to do alone. While at first Peter pushes people away after Ben's death, it's only by asking for help from Gwen and Captain Stacy that he's able to defeat the lizard. This aesop is further enforced by Peter's anger over his dad leaving, pointing out that he had a responsibility to be with those he loved. Peter deciding to be with Gwen anyway is not a betrayal of the film's aesop, but an embrace of it.


* BrokenAesop: Per the norm, this movie attempts to do what all previous versions of Spider-Man's origin does, teach Peter about responsibility... which somehow includes [[spoiler:breaking a promise he made to the dying Captain Stacy to leave Gwen out of his superhero life. Given Gwen was crushed by this promise though, and she'd just lost her father and was clearly in need of support, staying away from her would have probably caused her more harm than good.]]

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* BrokenAesop: Per the norm, Averted. The moral of this movie attempts to do what all is not that "with great power comes great responsibility," but that heroism is more than just beating on bad guys, with a more complex exploration of heroism than previous versions of Spider-Man's origin does, teach installments. Peter about responsibility... which somehow includes [[spoiler:breaking a breaking his promise he made to the dying Captain Stacy is actually him fulfilling one of the other aesops of the film: that while heroism is demanding, it's not something one has to leave do alone. While at first Peter pushes people away after Ben's death, it's only by asking for help from Gwen and Captain Stacy that he's able to defeat the lizard. This aesop is further enforced by Peter's anger over his dad leaving, pointing out of his superhero life. Given that he had a responsibility to be with those he loved. Peter deciding to be with Gwen was crushed by this promise though, and she'd just lost her father and was clearly in need anyway is not a betrayal of support, staying away from her would have probably caused her more harm than good.]]the film's aesop, but an embrace of it.


** Peter's most effective tactic in the school hallway fight is to spin and crawl around Connors wrapping him in webbing--[[Film/SpiderMan2 fighting like a spider]].

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** Peter's most effective tactic in the school hallway fight is to spin and crawl around Connors wrapping him in webbing--[[Film/SpiderMan2 webbing--[[Film/SpiderMan1 fighting like a spider]].

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** Peter's most effective tactic in the school hallway fight is to spin and crawl around Connors wrapping him in webbing--[[Film/SpiderMan2 fighting like a spider]].


** One could argue he was being responsible for their relationship by choosing to move past his guilt to do what he feels is best for both of them. As the man who fell for her, he does have a responsibility for her happiness, after all, and neither were happy with his decision to stay away. Not to mention the final push came from hearing a message from Uncle Ben about responsibility.



** It can be traced back even further, to when Peter was busy being Spider-Man and didn't pick up the phone call that presumably would have reminded him to pick up Aunt May. After Uncle Ben's death, it's notable that he never ignores a call again.



--> Spider-Man (in an amusing inversion of PunctuatedPounding): "Don't-" ''(gets slammed into a wall)'' "-make me-" ''(gets slammed into another wall)'' "-have to-" ''(slam)'' "-hurt you!" (gets thrown through a door)

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--> Spider-Man (in -->'''Spider-Man''': ''(in an amusing inversion of PunctuatedPounding): PunctuatedPounding)'' "Don't-" ''(gets slammed into a wall)'' "-make me-" ''(gets slammed into another wall)'' "-have to-" ''(slam)'' "-hurt you!" (gets thrown through a door)


** Except for the fact that Connors explained how some people pointed out the fact that there was no opt out option once the chemical was already dispersed which may have convinced him or someone else that being able to take away or remove the chemical (at the very last second before the device disperses the chemical agent and let its effects take place) was an acceptable countermeasure. Besides, it never really got out of prototype phase due to the potential threats it could cause.


* CopsNeedTheVigilante: Discussed. At dinner with Captain Stacy, Peter tries to point out that he thinks Spider-Man is trying to help, but Captain Stacy is firmly convinced Spider-Man is a danger, and points out that he's targeting criminals who all look the same, "like he's got some personal vendetta." Both undergo CharacterDevelopment, with Captain Stacy realizing that, with things like The Lizard running around, there ''are'' things Spider-Man can do that the police can't, and Peter realizing that Spider-Man needs to be more than just a way to avenge his uncle's murder.

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* CopsNeedTheVigilante: Discussed. At dinner with Captain Stacy, Peter tries to point out that he thinks Spider-Man is trying to help, but Captain Stacy is firmly convinced Spider-Man is a danger, and points out that he's targeting criminals who all look the same, "like he's got some personal vendetta." Both undergo CharacterDevelopment, with Captain Stacy realizing that, with things like The Lizard running around, there ''are'' things Spider-Man can do that the police can't, and Peter realizing that Spider-Man needs to be more than just find a way to avenge his uncle's murder.


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* ContinuityRebootContinuityReboot: From the Spider-Man Trilogy.
* CopsNeedTheVigilante: Discussed. At dinner with Captain Stacy, Peter tries to point out that he thinks Spider-Man is trying to help, but Captain Stacy is firmly convinced Spider-Man is a danger, and points out that he's targeting criminals who all look the same, "like he's got some personal vendetta." Both undergo CharacterDevelopment, with Captain Stacy realizing that, with things like The Lizard running around, there ''are'' things Spider-Man can do that the police can't, and Peter realizing that Spider-Man needs to be more than just a way to avenge his uncle's murder.


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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Unintentional, but Captain Stacy makes some very good points in his argument with Peter over whether or not CopsNeedTheVigilante. Stacy doesn't realize he's talking to Spider-Man, but his words give Peter a big push towards transforming himself, and Spider-Man, into an actual hero.


** Except, of course, for the fact that Connors explained how some people pointed out the fact that there was no opt out option once the chemical was already dispersed which may have convinced him or someone else that being able to take away or remove the chemical (at the very last second before the device disperses the chemical agent and let its effects take place) was an acceptable countermeasure. Besides, it never really got out of prototype phase due to the potential threats it could cause.

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** Except, of course, Except for the fact that Connors explained how some people pointed out the fact that there was no opt out option once the chemical was already dispersed which may have convinced him or someone else that being able to take away or remove the chemical (at the very last second before the device disperses the chemical agent and let its effects take place) was an acceptable countermeasure. Besides, it never really got out of prototype phase due to the potential threats it could cause.



* BigApplesauce: Of course!

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* BigApplesauce: Of course!Like the rest of the series, ''The Amazing Spider-Man'' is set in New York City.



* EntitledBastard: The convenience store clerk demands that Peter stop a thief after he had been a complete jerk to Peter, and Peter refuses. Of course this is to set up Uncle Ben's [[ItWasHisSled requisite death scene]], but really, you can empathize with Peter. Anyone who'd put himself in harm's way to help someone who'd treated them like that would have to be a saint.

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* EntitledBastard: The convenience store clerk demands that Peter stop a thief after he had been behaved like a complete jerk to Peter, and but Peter refuses. Of course this This is to set up Uncle Ben's [[ItWasHisSled requisite death scene]], but really, you can empathize with Peter. Anyone who'd put himself in harm's way to help someone who'd treated them like that would have to be a saint.



* {{Jerkass}}: A cashier refuses to let Peter take 2 cents out of the penny jar to buy some chocolate milk and acts very rudely, resulting in Peter refusing to help him catch the robber.
* JerkJock: Flash Thompson.
** [[spoiler:LovableJock: While starting off as a JerkJock (and a pretty violent one), Flash shows sympathy to Peter after Uncle Ben dies. By the end of the movie, the two seem to have become friendlier and Flash has become an admirer of Spider-Man.]]

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* {{Jerkass}}: A The convenience store cashier is not only a jerk to Peter but he refuses to let Peter him take 2 cents out of the penny jar to buy some chocolate milk and acts very rudely, milk, resulting in Peter refusing to help him catch the robber.
* JerkJock: Flash Thompson.
** [[spoiler:LovableJock: While starting off as a JerkJock (and a pretty violent one), Flash shows sympathy to Peter after Uncle Ben dies. By the end of the movie, the two seem to have become friendlier and Flash has become an admirer of Spider-Man.]]
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* LovableJock: While starting off as a JerkJock (and a pretty violent one), Flash shows sympathy to Peter after [[spoiler:Uncle Ben dies]]. By the end of the movie, [[spoiler:the two seem to have become friendlier and Flash has become an admirer of Spider-Man.]]


* CantGetAwayWithNuthin: This version of Uncle Ben takes it UpToEleven: After storming out of the house, Peter tries to buy milk but is two cents short. Since the clerk won't spot him two pennies from the (overflowing!) take-a-penny tray, Peter leaves, only to watch a street thug grab a handful of money from the register while the clerk's back was turned. Peter's reward for doing nothing, the milk the clerk refused him. Naturally Peter doesn't help track down that thug for the clerk. The dude was a {{Jerkass}}, he deserved to be robbed. Of course, that same thug then kills Uncle Ben, who had been chasing after Peter trying to find him. He dies because of ''two cents.''

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* CantGetAwayWithNuthin: This version of Uncle Ben takes it UpToEleven: After storming out of the house, Peter tries to buy chocolate milk from a convenience store but is two cents short. Since the clerk won't spot him two pennies from the (overflowing!) take-a-penny tray, Peter leaves, only to watch a street thug grab a handful of money from the register while the clerk's back was turned. Peter's reward for doing nothing, the milk the clerk refused him. Naturally Peter doesn't help track down that thug for the clerk. The dude was a {{Jerkass}}, he deserved to be robbed. Of course, that same thug then kills Uncle Ben, who had been chasing after Peter trying to find him. He dies because of ''two cents.''


* YouLookFamiliar: During the bridge scene, before Dr. Ratha's car [[spoiler:is attacked by the Lizard]], his driver steps out to see what's holding up traffic on the bridge. Take a ''good, long look'' at the driver. That's Michael Papajohn, who played Uncle Ben's killer's accomplice in the [[Film/SpiderMan1 first film]]!

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