The Spider

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season

The Spider is a gripping animated television series that first aired in 2008, featuring an incredible voice cast that includes Dee Bradley Baker, Josh Keaton, Benjamin Diskin, Vanessa Marshall, Peter MacNicol, James Arnold Taylor, Daran Norris, Cree Summer, Phil LaMarr, Alanna Ubach, Kath Soucie, Grey DeLisle, John DiMaggio, Clancy Brown, Kevin Michael Richardson, Steve Blum, Keith David, Robert Englund, Quinton Flynn, Alan Rachins, Joshua LeBar, Deborah Strang, and Lacey Chabert.

The show follows the story of a man named Thomas Nast, who is a newspaper cartoonist residing in New York City. Nast is intrigued by a case of serial killings of famous people and decides to investigate. After finding out that the killings were committed by a cruel and powerful villain who goes by the name Arachne, Nast decides to use his artistic talents to create a superhero persona called The Spider to bring Arachne to justice.

The Spider is an action-packed and suspenseful show, filled with entertaining twists and turns. Each episode sees The Spider take on new challenges and fight various villains while protecting the people he cares for. Despite the dark and violent nature of the show, The Spider does a fantastic job of keeping things light and humorous, giving the series an overall lighthearted and fun feel.

One of the standout features of The Spider is the voice cast, who all do a phenomenal job of bringing their characters to life. Dee Bradley Baker, in particular, is excellent as Thomas Nast, providing a grounded and relatable performance that anchors the show. Meanwhile, fans of animation will undoubtedly recognize the stellar performances by James Arnold Taylor, who plays the role of Riley Drew, and Grey DeLisle, who plays the role of Evelyn Gale.

The show also features gorgeous animation that brings the world of The Spider to life. The character designs are colorful and bold, and the action sequences are fast-paced and thrilling. The animation team behind The Spider truly outdid themselves, and the end result is a visually stunning show that captures the spirit of classic comic book storytelling.

Apart from the stylish visuals and top-notch voice acting, The Spider's writing is remarkable, balancing smart plot development with exciting action scenes. There are plenty of engaging story arcs that keep the audience coming back for more, but the show never loses sight of its core themes, which include the importance of standing up for what you believe in and using your talents to make a difference in the world.

Overall, The Spider is a fantastic animated series that shouldn't be missed by fans of action, suspense, and superhero stories alike. With its engaging characters, captivating storytelling, and stunning animation, The Spider is a show that will satisfy your craving for thrilling and entertaining television.

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Part 6 of 6
6. Part 6 of 6
March 21, 2014
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Part 5 of 6
5. Part 5 of 6
March 14, 2014
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Part 4 of 6
4. Part 4 of 6
March 7, 2014
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Part 3 of 6
3. Part 3 of 6
February 28, 2014
When Bjarne discovers his informant Weasel hung, he is taken for interrogation at police headquarters. There, he tells what he knows of corruption within the police force itself. Is Lisbeth's father, Police Commissioner Ingvar Gordan, himself part of the conspiracy?
Part 2 of 6
2. Part 2 of 6
February 21, 2014
Bjarne continues working on uncovering the Hjalmar criminal organization, and gets some support from fellow journalist H.C. Vissing. The informant Weasel is brought to the police department and is interrogated. Ole, Bjarne's brother, returns from America, they both have eyes for the beautiful Lisbeth Gordan.
Part 1 of 6 (Pilot)
1. Part 1 of 6 (Pilot)
February 14, 2014
Bjarne Madsen gets a tip on black market trading and organized crime, and decides to look into the criminal network. Hans Christian Vissing, the respected crime reporter, stands in his way, but that doesn't stop Bjarne. He finds evidence of a connection between the Copenhagen underworld and the police department.
  • Premiere Date
    February 14, 2014