Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Spidey Up Against the Wall

Damian at Windmills of my Mind recently discussed the nearly forgotten live action Spider-Man series from the '70s. This took me back to my first exposure to he of all things webbed, The Electric Company. For people of a certain age group, The Electric Company hammered into our psyches the cheesiest of spins on the iconic superhero, yet it somehow registered and paved the way for comics, cartoons and eventually the ultimate Spidey experiences, the Sam Raimi movies. For your perusal -- and guest-starring Morgan Freeman -- Spidey Up Against the Wall: