The Amazing Spiderman was aired on television last April 19, 1977. Starring Nicholas Hammond as Peter Parker a Daily Bugle newspaper photographer is bitten by a radioactive spider while on an assignment. He gains the abilities of a spider of which he can crawl to a building and swing using a spider web that secretes to his wrist. Using his special strength, Spiderman saves the world by fighting the evil forces. The Amazing Spiderman is an action, adventure and drama series.