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* ForHalloweenImGoingAsMyself: In "Night of the Clones" after Peter breaks his Errol Flynn -costume he was going to take into a costume party, he resorts to using his Spider-Man outfit himself.

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* TrackingDevice: This series has so far the only appearances of the spider-tracers that Peter designed himself. As it is, Peter makes regular use of them.


''The Amazing Spider-Man'' was a LiveActionAdaptation of ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' that aired on Creator/{{CBS}} from 1977 to 1979, starting with a pilot movie titled simply ''Spider-Man'' and starring Nicholas Hammond as the web-slinger.

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''The Amazing Spider-Man'' was a the first LiveActionAdaptation of ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' that aired on Creator/{{CBS}} from 1977 to 1979, starting with a pilot movie titled simply ''Spider-Man'' and starring Nicholas Hammond as the web-slinger.



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* CompilationMovie: The show's two two-part episodes, "The Deadly Dust" and "The Chinese Web", were both edited into movies, the former into ''Spider-Man Strikes Back'' and the latter into ''Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge''.



* CompilationMovie: The show's two two-part episodes, "The Deadly Dust" and "The Chinese Web", were both edited into movies, the former into ''Spider-Man Strikes Back'' and the latter into ''Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge''.

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* CompilationMovie: The show's two two-part episodes, "The Deadly Dust" {{Expy}}: Rita Conway for Glory Grant, and "The Chinese Web", were both edited into movies, the former into ''Spider-Man Strikes Back'' and the latter into ''Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge''.Doctor Moon for Miles Warren (the Jackal).


* TheCameo: The episode "Wolfpack" features an appearance by a scientist with a nametag reading "Stillwell", alluding to Dr. Farley Stillwell, who in the comics was responsible for the creation of the villain Scorpion.

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* TheCameo: ContinuityCameo: The episode "Wolfpack" features an appearance by a scientist with a nametag reading "Stillwell", alluding to Dr. Farley Stillwell, who in the comics was responsible for the creation of the villain Scorpion.

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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Robbie Robertson makes no appearances outside of the pilot.

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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: DroppedAfterThePilot: Robbie Robertson makes no appearances outside of the pilot.


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* PilotMovie: The 1977 television film ''Spider-Man'' served as a pilot for this series.

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* PilotMovie: The 1977 television film ''Spider-Man'' served as a pilot for this series.series.
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* {{Leitmotif}}: Spider-Man has his own theme music, which frequently plays while he's spying on and fighting criminals.


* AdaptedOut: The only characters from the comic aside from Spider-Man himself to appear in the series are J. Jonah Jameson, Robbie Robertson, and Aunt May.

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* AdaptedOut: The only characters from the comic aside from Spider-Man himself to appear in the series are J. Jonah Jameson, Robbie Robertson, and Aunt May.May, and Farley Stillwell in a cameo role.
* TheCameo: The episode "Wolfpack" features an appearance by a scientist with a nametag reading "Stillwell", alluding to Dr. Farley Stillwell, who in the comics was responsible for the creation of the villain Scorpion.
* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Robbie Robertson makes no appearances outside of the pilot.

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''The Amazing Spider-Man'' was a LiveActionAdaptation of ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' that aired on Creator/{{CBS}} from 1977 to 1979, starting with a pilot movie titled simply ''Spider-Man'' and starring Nicholas Hammond as the web-slinger.

The series goes for a more realistic route and has Spider-Man tackle ordinary criminals rather than supervillains.
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* AdaptedOut: The only characters from the comic aside from Spider-Man himself to appear in the series are J. Jonah Jameson, Robbie Robertson, and Aunt May.
* CompilationMovie: The show's two two-part episodes, "The Deadly Dust" and "The Chinese Web", were both edited into movies, the former into ''Spider-Man Strikes Back'' and the latter into ''Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge''.
* PilotMovie: The 1977 television film ''Spider-Man'' served as a pilot for this series.

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