Todd McFarlane's Spawn

Todd McFarlane's Spawn

  • TV-MA
  • 1997
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.1  (7,732)

Todd McFarlane's Spawn is the an animated series inspired by the comic book of the same name from Image Comics and was created by Todd McFarlane. The animated series was disseminated on HBO from 1997 to 1999. It had three seasons. The three seasons were included on the DVD. In 1999, this HBO series won an Emmy for Outstanding Animation Program. IGN ranked this series as 5th on their List of The Greatest Comic Book Cartoons of All Time. This TV show was about Al Simmons, who sold his soul to a devil, so he could see his wife named Wanda again. The devil gives him a grotesque body instead of his actual body. When he returns to Earth, he is dismissed by his wife because he is so ugly. He ends up living in alleyways, protecting people in those alleys and fighting enemies from his past such as Jason Wynn, who had killed him in the first place in Vietnam.

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Prophecy
6. Prophecy
May 29, 1999
In the series finale, Twitch remembers that Chief Banks shot him. When Twitch confronts Banks, he takes his own life rather than confessing his crime. At Al's grave, Jade confesses to Spawn that since she saved him, Heaven now has a bounty on her head. Two new Celestial Warriors appear and battle Spawn and Jade. Spawn visits Cyan's sick Granny and grants her desire to visit Jack, her dead husband. Spawn now realizes his powers need not be used for evil.
Chasing the Serpent
5. Chasing the Serpent
May 28, 1999
Spawn has flashbacks of himself as Al Simmons sent downriver to capture the renegade Major Forsberg--guardian of the war mask of Ghengis Khan which contains the powers of Hell. We now realize that he is Wynn's mysterious prisoner. In hopes of redemption, Spawn sets out to free Forsberg. Meanwhile, Wanda searches for Terry, who has also been captured by Wynn and tortured. Wynn seeks and finds the mask for himself.
Hunter's Moon
4. Hunter's Moon
May 27, 1999
Victims are found torn apart and drained of blood in Spawn's alley. Sam and Twitch believe it to be the work of the man in the red cloak. At the crime scene, Lisa Wu sees a girl whom she recognizes to be Lily, a Celestial outcast and vampire hired by Heaven to hunt down and kill the Hellspawn. During the climactic battle between Spawn and Lily, he is severely wounded. Lisa Wu then appears as Jade, the Celestial Warrior hunting Spawn.
Seed of Hellspawn
3. Seed of Hellspawn
May 26, 1999
After Cog informs Spawn of his shroud's powers, Spawn transforms himself into the human form of Terry in order to visit Wanda. Twitch, recovering in the hospital with a bullet in his skull, finds his memory foggy. Terry and Richard Sullivan, Vice Chairman of the NSC, try to expose Wynn's evil CIA dealings. Cog warns Spawn that a female Celestial Warrior, Jade, is hunting him.
Twitch is Down
2. Twitch is Down
May 25, 1999
Cog reveals that he was a Hellspawn who served Malbolgia as Merlin. When Wynn orders Chief Banks to find the man in the red cloak, Sam and Twitch are put on the task. Chapel reveals that Al Simmons has returned from Hell. Twitch meets reporter Lisa Wu, also on the Spawn trail, and finds that Al's death may be related to Spawn. Spawn admits to Twitch that he was Al, and that his murder was an NSC cover-up ordered by Wynn. Wynn is alerted to Twitch's discovery and orders his execution. Twitch is shot in the alley. Is it fatal?
A Made Guy
1. A Made Guy
May 24, 1999
In the Season Three premiere, Spawn is tormented by nightmares of a Medieval Black Knight hunting him and demanding that he acknowledge which Master he serves. A mysterious prisoner is introduced; we find he is being held by Jason Wynn. Meanwhile, some twisted urban boys--Petey, Frankie and Bobby--take Frankie's friend Joey out on the town, and the night ends in murder. Now, Frankie finds himself in the same dilemma Al Simmons once was, forced to choose between sacrificing a friend or himself. Will Malbolgia receive another soul for his army of evil?
A Made Guy
0. A Made Guy
May 24, 1999
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Spawn
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Todd McFarlane's Spawn is the an animated series inspired by the comic book of the same name from Image Comics and was created by Todd McFarlane. The animated series was disseminated on HBO from 1997 to 1999. It had three seasons. The three seasons were included on the DVD. In 1999, this HBO series won an Emmy for Outstanding Animation Program. IGN ranked this series as 5th on their List of The Greatest Comic Book Cartoons of All Time.

This TV show was about Al Simmons, who sold his soul to a devil, so he could see his wife named Wanda again. The devil gives him a grotesque body instead of his actual body. When he returns to Earth, he is dismissed by his wife because he is so ugly. He ends up living in alleyways, protecting people in those alleys and fighting enemies from his past such as Jason Wynn, who had killed him in the first place in Vietnam.Todd McFarlane's Spawn is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (21 episodes). The series first aired on June 14, 1997.

Todd McFarlane's Spawn is available for streaming on the HBO website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Todd McFarlane's Spawn on demand at HBO Max, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, HBO NOW, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    June 14, 1997
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (7,732)