Animated Series “The Spectacular Spiderman” Finally on Disney+

Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+, has never failed to surprise its fans. Some of the recent incredible shows that won the hearts of millions around the globe include She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, Monn Knight, Dancing with the Stars, and many more. From new releases to classics, the streaming service has always brought joy to its fans.

A Fresh Addition to the Canon

Based on the famous Marvel comic superhero Greg Weisman and Victor Cook gave life to Spiderman by creating their animated TV show. Originally written by Stan Lee, the series has carried on the legacy of previous Spiderman comic books. The fantastic series has joined the already-released Marvel series on Disney+. These include 1994‘s Spider-Man: The Animated Series, 2012’s Ultimate Spider-Man, and 2017’s Spider-Man

Main points

  • The classic Spiderman show has landed on Disney+.
  • Stan Lee’s comic book superhero was brought to life by Weisman and Cook.
  • Like previous Spiderman series, it has the perfect blend of comedy, action, and drama. 
  • Fans are hopeful that there will be a third series of their favorite Spectacular Spiderman.

The plot of the season revolves around Peter Parker’s early life at teenage in high school, where a genetically engineered spider bit him. Since then, he has struggled to balance his personal and spider life. The dilemma has often messed up his mind, due to which he neglects his responsibilities as Peter Parker for Spiderman and vice versa. The voice cast includes Josh Keaton as Spider-Man and Lacey Chabert as Gwen Stacy. 
Season 1 consists of 13 episodes, and each episode is 23 minutes long. It is currently available on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, but now, subscribed users of Disney+ can watch their favorite TV show no matter where they are. After the addition of the series to Disney+, it is unknown whether it will be removed from Netflix or not.

A Campaign by Fans for a Third Spectacular Series

Though fans lashed out initially at the show’s visual aesthetics, they highly praised and loved the incredible action and classic flavor of Stan Lee’s comic book. The series has an IMDb Rating of 8.4 and a solid 100% on Rotten tomatoes. 
The hashtag #SaveSpectacularSpiderMan was started when the popular TV show was called off in 2009. Since then, it has been a hot topic and trend on various social media platforms, including Twitter.
Despite Weisman’s statement about not being able to bring back the beloved series, fans now have The Spectacular Spiderman on their Disney+ screens. Given this fact, it is most likely that they will soon start a campaign for a third season, as the show is already set to release season 2 in 2024.