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* Why was Mary Jane swiftly dropped from her lead role after she received numerous poor reviews in the third film? She's ''never'' been that good of an actress - Remember in the first film, when she auditions for a soap and she's told to get some acting lessons first? And keep in mind, when she ''was'' getting the big roles during ''Spider-Man 2'', she was dating an astronaut whose father is the editor of a newspaper and having ''that'' girl in the cast would not be a bad thing for press.
** Which leads right into FridgeLogic when she's back at the jazz bar at the end. The news covering the big battle ''mentioned her by name'' - why wouldn't the agents be clamouring to cash in on that?
*** Considering she ''keeps getting kidnapped and held hostage by supervillains'', they might have decided to cut their losses.


* During the building fire scene, Spider-Man's quip toward the Green Goblin ([[ShutUpHannibal "It's you who's out, Gobby]]...[[YoureInsane Out of your mind!"]]) is actually a great and subtle TakeThat towards Goblin. Norman started really melting down when his fellow Oscorp executives said he was "out" of the company. Spidey [[{{Pun}} calling him "out"]] as well just digs the knife in deeper, and even might explain why Goblin [[ItsPersonal makes it his duty]] to destroy Spider-Man.

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* During the building fire scene, Spider-Man's quip toward the Green Goblin ([[ShutUpHannibal "It's you who's out, Gobby]]... [[YoureInsane Out of your mind!"]]) is actually a great and subtle TakeThat towards Goblin. Norman started really melting down when his fellow Oscorp executives said he was "out" of the company. Spidey [[{{Pun}} calling him "out"]] as well just digs the knife in deeper, and even might explain why Goblin [[ItsPersonal makes it his duty]] to destroy Spider-Man.



* There's a somewhat popular theory that Peter actually doesn't get his $3,000 for beating Bonesaw because he misunderstood the rules of {{Kayfabe}}, and didn't realize that he was just supposed to put on a good show for three minutes and "lose" for the audience's amusement. If you assume that the fight with Bonesaw is actually supposed to be a staged performance, several things about it make a lot more sense. Peter's "spider sense" never once goes off during the fight, as Bonesaw isn't actually trying to hurt him. The wrestler melodramatically screaming ''"I can't feel my legs!"'' as the paramedics carry him out on a stretcher is just another performer putting on an act. And most glaringly, nobody bats an eye about Peter's webbing giving him an unfair advantage, because the match is about spectacle rather than fighting ability; if it had been a real fight, Peter probably would have been disqualified the second he used his webs to climb onto the ceiling.

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* There's a somewhat popular theory that Peter actually doesn't get his $3,000 for beating Bonesaw because he misunderstood the rules of {{Kayfabe}}, and didn't realize that he was just supposed to put on a good show for three minutes and "lose" for the audience's amusement. If you assume that the fight with Bonesaw is actually supposed to be a staged performance, several things about it make a lot more sense. Peter's "spider sense" "spider-sense" never once goes off during the fight, as Bonesaw isn't actually trying to hurt him. The wrestler melodramatically screaming ''"I can't feel my legs!"'' as the paramedics carry him out on a stretcher is just another performer putting on an act. And most glaringly, nobody bats an eye about Peter's webbing giving him an unfair advantage, because the match is about spectacle rather than fighting ability; if it had been a real fight, Peter probably would have been disqualified the second he used his webs to climb onto the ceiling.


* At first, Jameson's mini-rant about how he resents being called out for slander, because in print it's libel, comes off as InsistentTerminology and just a joke. On second glance, of course Jameson would resent it. Jameson's not shooting his mouth off in a way he could later deny, [[EvenEvilHasStandards he stands by every word he prints.]]

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* At first, Jameson's mini-rant about how he resents being called out for slander, because in print it's libel, comes off as InsistentTerminology and just a joke. On second glance, of course Jameson would resent it. Jameson's not shooting his mouth off in a way he could later deny, [[EvenEvilHasStandards he stands by every word he prints.]]]]
* The concept of Doctor Octopus' mechanical arms having independent sentience actually puts the character even closer to his namesake: in RealLife, two-thirds of an octopus' neurons are bunched in the tentacles and outside of the brain, and this gives the tentacles partial independence.


** The best part of this interpretation is that the promoter's treatment of Peter is still despicable. First, going by his "you pinned him in two" minutes instead of three argument, 2/3 of $3,000 is $2,000, not $100. Second, the crowd obviously ''loved'' the show Peter gave them, so if Peter's job wasn't to win a contest but to put on a good show, he still delivered. Either way, the jerk had no right to cheat him out of almost all of the promised payment.

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** The best part of this interpretation is that the promoter's treatment of Peter is still despicable. First, going by his "you pinned him in two" minutes instead of three argument, 2/3 of $3,000 is $2,000, not $100. Second, the crowd obviously ''loved'' the show Peter gave them, so if Peter's job wasn't to win a contest but to put on a good show, he still delivered. Either way, the jerk had no right to cheat him out of almost all of the promised payment.payment.
* At first, Jameson's mini-rant about how he resents being called out for slander, because in print it's libel, comes off as InsistentTerminology and just a joke. On second glance, of course Jameson would resent it. Jameson's not shooting his mouth off in a way he could later deny, [[EvenEvilHasStandards he stands by every word he prints.]]


* During the building fire scene, Spider-Man's quip toward the Green Goblin ([[ShutUpHannibal "It's you who's out, Gobby]]...[[YoureInsane Out of your mind!"]]) is actually a great and subtle TakeThat towards Goblin. Norman started really melting down when his fellow Oscorp executives said he was "out" of the company. Spidey [[IncrediblyLamePun calling him "out"]] as well just digs the knife in deeper, and even might explain why Goblin [[ItsPersonal makes it his duty]] to destroy Spider-Man.

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* During the building fire scene, Spider-Man's quip toward the Green Goblin ([[ShutUpHannibal "It's you who's out, Gobby]]...[[YoureInsane Out of your mind!"]]) is actually a great and subtle TakeThat towards Goblin. Norman started really melting down when his fellow Oscorp executives said he was "out" of the company. Spidey [[IncrediblyLamePun [[{{Pun}} calling him "out"]] as well just digs the knife in deeper, and even might explain why Goblin [[ItsPersonal makes it his duty]] to destroy Spider-Man.

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* During the building fire scene, Spider-Man's quip toward the Green Goblin ([[ShutUpHannibal "It's you who's out, Gobby]]...[[YoureInsane Out of your mind!"]]) is actually a great and subtle TakeThat towards Goblin. Norman started really melting down when his fellow Oscorp executives said he was "out" of the company. Spidey [[IncrediblyLamePun calling him "out"]] as well just digs the knife in deeper, and even might explain why Goblin [[ItsPersonal makes it his duty]] to destroy Spider-Man.


* Why was Mary Jane swiftly dropped from her lead role after she received numerous poor reviews in the third film? She's ''never'' been that good of an actress - Remember in the first film, when she auditions for a soap & she's told to get some acting lessons first? And keep in mind, when she ''was'' getting the big roles during ''Spider-Man 2'', she was dating an astronaut whose father is the editor of a newspaper & having ''that'' girl in the cast would not be a bad thing for press.

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* Why was Mary Jane swiftly dropped from her lead role after she received numerous poor reviews in the third film? She's ''never'' been that good of an actress - Remember in the first film, when she auditions for a soap & and she's told to get some acting lessons first? And keep in mind, when she ''was'' getting the big roles during ''Spider-Man 2'', she was dating an astronaut whose father is the editor of a newspaper & and having ''that'' girl in the cast would not be a bad thing for press.



*** Considering she ''keeps getting kidnapped & held hostage by supervillains'', they might have decided to cut their losses.

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*** Considering she ''keeps getting kidnapped & and held hostage by supervillains'', they might have decided to cut their losses.


* There's a somewhat popular theory that Peter actually doesn't get his $3,000 for beating Bonesaw because he misunderstood the rules of {{Kayfabe}}, and didn't realize that he was just supposed to put on a good show for three minutes and lose for the audience's amusement. If you assume that the fight with Bonesaw is actually supposed to be a staged performance, several things about it make a lot more sense. Peter's "spider sense" never once goes off during the fight, as Bonesaw isn't actually trying to hurt him. The wrestler melodramatically screaming ''"I can't feel my legs!"'' is just another performer putting on an act. And most glaringly, nobody bats an eye about Peter's webbing giving him an unfair advantage, because the match is about spectacle rather than fighting ability; if it had been a real fight, Peter probably would have been disqualified the second he used his webs to climb onto the ceiling.

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* There's a somewhat popular theory that Peter actually doesn't get his $3,000 for beating Bonesaw because he misunderstood the rules of {{Kayfabe}}, and didn't realize that he was just supposed to put on a good show for three minutes and lose "lose" for the audience's amusement. If you assume that the fight with Bonesaw is actually supposed to be a staged performance, several things about it make a lot more sense. Peter's "spider sense" never once goes off during the fight, as Bonesaw isn't actually trying to hurt him. The wrestler melodramatically screaming ''"I can't feel my legs!"'' as the paramedics carry him out on a stretcher is just another performer putting on an act. And most glaringly, nobody bats an eye about Peter's webbing giving him an unfair advantage, because the match is about spectacle rather than fighting ability; if it had been a real fight, Peter probably would have been disqualified the second he used his webs to climb onto the ceiling.


* There's a somewhat popular theory that Peter actually doesn't get his $3,000 for beating Bonesaw because he misunderstood the rules of {{Kayfabe}}, and didn't realize that he was just supposed to put on a good show for three minutes and lose for the audience's amusement. If you assume that the fight with Bonesaw is actually supposed to be a staged performance, several things about it make a lot more sense. Peter's "spider sense" never once goes off during the fight, as Bonesaw isn't actually trying to hurt him. The wrestler melodramatically screaming ''"I can't feel my legs!"'' is just another performer putting on an act. And most glaringly, nobody bats an eye about Peter's webbing giving him an unfair advantage, because the match is about spectacle rather than fighting ability; if it had been a real fight, Peter probably would have been disqualified the second he used his webs to climb onto the ceiling.

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* There's a somewhat popular theory that Peter actually doesn't get his $3,000 for beating Bonesaw because he misunderstood the rules of {{Kayfabe}}, and didn't realize that he was just supposed to put on a good show for three minutes and lose for the audience's amusement. If you assume that the fight with Bonesaw is actually supposed to be a staged performance, several things about it make a lot more sense. Peter's "spider sense" never once goes off during the fight, as Bonesaw isn't actually trying to hurt him. The wrestler melodramatically screaming ''"I can't feel my legs!"'' is just another performer putting on an act. And most glaringly, nobody bats an eye about Peter's webbing giving him an unfair advantage, because the match is about spectacle rather than fighting ability; if it had been a real fight, Peter probably would have been disqualified the second he used his webs to climb onto the ceiling.ceiling.
** The best part of this interpretation is that the promoter's treatment of Peter is still despicable. First, going by his "you pinned him in two" minutes instead of three argument, 2/3 of $3,000 is $2,000, not $100. Second, the crowd obviously ''loved'' the show Peter gave them, so if Peter's job wasn't to win a contest but to put on a good show, he still delivered. Either way, the jerk had no right to cheat him out of almost all of the promised payment.


* Why was Mary Jane swiftly dropped from her lead role after she received numerous poor reviews in the third film? She's ''never'' been that good of an actress - Remember in the first film, when she auditions for a soap & she's told to get some acting lessons first? And keep in mind, when she ''was'' getting the big roles during ''Spider-Man 2'', she was dating an astrounaut who's father is the editor of a newspaper & having ''that'' girl in the cast would not be a bad thing for press.

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* Why was Mary Jane swiftly dropped from her lead role after she received numerous poor reviews in the third film? She's ''never'' been that good of an actress - Remember in the first film, when she auditions for a soap & she's told to get some acting lessons first? And keep in mind, when she ''was'' getting the big roles during ''Spider-Man 2'', she was dating an astrounaut who's astronaut whose father is the editor of a newspaper & having ''that'' girl in the cast would not be a bad thing for press.



* The genetically-engineered spider was created by combining the DNA responsible for the attributes of 3 species of Spider. We see a graphic that the strands overwrite the Host DNA of the species it was implanted in. Because Peter's DNA is Human, thats why the mutation only causes him to develop the abilities, and not turn into a [[Film/TheFly1986 Seth Brundle abomination]].

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* The genetically-engineered spider was created by combining the DNA responsible for the attributes of 3 species of Spider. We see a graphic that the strands overwrite the Host DNA of the species it was implanted in. Because Peter's DNA is Human, thats that's why the mutation only causes him to develop the abilities, and not turn into a [[Film/TheFly1986 Seth Brundle abomination]].


* The genetically-engineered spider was created by combining the DNA responsible for the attributes of 3 species of Spider. We see a graphic that the strands overwrite the Host DNA of the species it was implanted in. Because Peter's DNA is Human, thats why the mutation only causes him to develop the abilities, and not turn into a [[Film/TheFly1986 Seth Brundle abomination]].

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* The genetically-engineered spider was created by combining the DNA responsible for the attributes of 3 species of Spider. We see a graphic that the strands overwrite the Host DNA of the species it was implanted in. Because Peter's DNA is Human, thats why the mutation only causes him to develop the abilities, and not turn into a [[Film/TheFly1986 Seth Brundle abomination]].abomination]].
* There's a somewhat popular theory that Peter actually doesn't get his $3,000 for beating Bonesaw because he misunderstood the rules of {{Kayfabe}}, and didn't realize that he was just supposed to put on a good show for three minutes and lose for the audience's amusement. If you assume that the fight with Bonesaw is actually supposed to be a staged performance, several things about it make a lot more sense. Peter's "spider sense" never once goes off during the fight, as Bonesaw isn't actually trying to hurt him. The wrestler melodramatically screaming ''"I can't feel my legs!"'' is just another performer putting on an act. And most glaringly, nobody bats an eye about Peter's webbing giving him an unfair advantage, because the match is about spectacle rather than fighting ability; if it had been a real fight, Peter probably would have been disqualified the second he used his webs to climb onto the ceiling.


* The genetically-engineered spider was created by combining the DNA responsible for the attributes of 3 species of Spider. We see a graphic that the strands overwrite the Host DNA of the species it was implanted in. Because Peter's DNA is Human, thats why the mutation only causes him to develop the abilities, and not turn into a [[TheFly Seth Brundel abomination]].

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* The genetically-engineered spider was created by combining the DNA responsible for the attributes of 3 species of Spider. We see a graphic that the strands overwrite the Host DNA of the species it was implanted in. Because Peter's DNA is Human, thats why the mutation only causes him to develop the abilities, and not turn into a [[TheFly [[Film/TheFly1986 Seth Brundel Brundle abomination]].


* Why does Peter keep Harry in the dark about how his father died - even when Harry constantly obsesses and [[DrowningMySorrows drowns his sorrows]] about it, going so far as to ''slap Peter in the face publicly'' for not helping him get revenge? Why does he still deflect even when Harry finds out his secret identity and accuses him of murder to his face? Because ''Peter himself is still guilt-stricken about it.'' He doesn't tell Harry he didn't kill his father, because on some level, he still thinks he did.

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* Why does Peter keep Harry in the dark about how his father died - even when Harry constantly obsesses and [[DrowningMySorrows drowns his sorrows]] about it, going so far as to ''slap Peter in the face publicly'' for not helping him get revenge? Why does he still deflect even when Harry finds out his secret identity and accuses him of murder to his face? Because ''Peter himself is still guilt-stricken about it.'' He doesn't tell Harry he didn't kill his father, because on some level, he still thinks he did.did.
* The genetically-engineered spider was created by combining the DNA responsible for the attributes of 3 species of Spider. We see a graphic that the strands overwrite the Host DNA of the species it was implanted in. Because Peter's DNA is Human, thats why the mutation only causes him to develop the abilities, and not turn into a [[TheFly Seth Brundel abomination]].


* Why does Peter keep Harry in the dark about how his father died - even when Harry constantly obsesses and [[DrowningMySorrows drowns his sorrows]] about it, going so far as to ''slap Peter in the face publicly'' for not helping him get revenge? Why does he still deflect even when Harry finds out his secret identity and accuses him of murder to his face? Because ''Peter himself is still guilt-stricken about it.'' He doesn't tell Harry he didn't kill his father, because on some level, he still thinks he did!

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* Why does Peter keep Harry in the dark about how his father died - even when Harry constantly obsesses and [[DrowningMySorrows drowns his sorrows]] about it, going so far as to ''slap Peter in the face publicly'' for not helping him get revenge? Why does he still deflect even when Harry finds out his secret identity and accuses him of murder to his face? Because ''Peter himself is still guilt-stricken about it.'' He doesn't tell Harry he didn't kill his father, because on some level, he still thinks he did!did.


** The guy who had her dropped was just a jerkass.
*** Yet, it was warranted after the large number of poor reviews she had received.

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