Spider-Man (1967)/The Power of Dr. Octopus

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The Power of Dr. Octopus
Season 1, Episode 1A
Airdate September 9, 1967
Production Number 101A
Written by Bill Danch,
Dick Robbins,
Al Bertineo,
Dick Cassarino,
Phil Babet
Directed by Grant Simmons,
Clyde Geronimi,
Sid Marcus

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The Power of Dr. Octopus is the first episode of the first season of Spider-Man (1967).

Voices: Bernard Cowan, Paul Soles, Paul Kligman, Peg Dixon

Uncredited: Vern Chapman


Plot Overview

Peter Parker is sent on an assignment by J. Jonah Jameson to investigate mysterious lights. As Spider-Man, he stumbles across a cave where he learns Dr. Octopus is behind it. Spider-Man gets captured, as does Betty Brant who went looking for Peter.


Arc Advancement



Features appearances by:



The Show

Behind the Scenes

Features Dr. Octopus, one of Spider-Man's most famous foes who first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #3.

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments