US movie (1977 tvm). CBS. Pr Edward J Montagne. Dir E W Swackhamer. Writer Alvin Boretz. Based on the Comic-book characters created by Stan Lee. Starring Ted Danson (Major Collins), Lisa Eilbacher (Judy Tyler), Nicholas Hammond (Peter Parker/Spider-Man), Hilly Hicks (Robbie Robertson), Michael Pataki (Captain Barbera), David White (J. Jonah Jameson). 120 mins. Colour.
This pilot to the series The Amazing Spider-Man (1978-1979) finds Spider-Man battling an extortionist who is threatening to kill people using a mind-control device. [BC]