Todd McFarlane's Spawn

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 3 : Ep 6

    Prophecy

    Aired 5/28/99

  • S 3 : Ep 5

    Chasing the Serpent

    Aired 5/27/99

  • S 3 : Ep 4

    Hunter's Moon

    Aired 5/26/99

  • S 3 : Ep 3

    Seed of Hellspawn

    Aired 5/26/99

  • S 3 : Ep 3

    Seed of the Hellspawn

    Aired 5/25/99

  • Cast & Crew
  • James Hong

    Zhang Lao/Gen Soon

  • Keith David

    Al Simmons/Spawn

  • Brion James

    Additional Voices

  • James Keane

    Tony Twist/Sam Burke

  • Michael McShane

    Twitch Williams/Gareb (voice)

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  • show Description
  • Spawn is the story of Al Simmons, an African-American employee of the U.S. government who is killed in the line of duty while working as a CIA assassin. Being completely devoted to his wife Wanda, Al sells his soul to the devil - Malebolgia - in exchange for a second chance on earth. But Malebolgia has sent him five years into the future, with no memories, and in the unrecognizable form of a "hell spawn" with superhuman powers. In his effort to make sense of his new existence, Spawn must also use these powers to serve those who allowed him to return –a duty he is not entirely convinced he wants to fulfill.He was once a man...now he's a "hell-spawn," battling the forces of evil on Earth -- and in himself. Using his strange powers, he fights to uncover the truth about his identity and fulfill his destiny. One of the comic book industry's most popular and intriguing characters, Spawn explodes on the screen in a maelstrom of fantastic imagery with action, romance, and high-level espionage.moreless

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (21)

    • Spawn: Why do people with authority always abuse their power? Word of advise officer, retire.

    • Sam: Mason, them mafia dirt bags piece of crap...You never looked better. Twitch: Sir, I don't think the CSU is going to appreciate you sprinkling donut crumbs onto the deceased. (Sam sprinkles the crumbs deliberately and walks away.)

    • Cogliostro: What you want and need aren't the same. This place is a refuge from the maelstrom. Spawn: Get out of my way old man. Cogliostro: You don't remember. It doesn't matter. It's what you learn now that's important. Spawn: I just want to go home. Now move or be moved. Cogliostro: Listen, We all want to go home my friend but it's war getting there.

    • Cogliostro::Four-Hundred years have past. Once again it is time for a new warrior to emerge from the darkness.

    • (Spawn meets The Violator) Clown: You should be down on your knees, thanking Malebolgia for being a ranking officer in this Hell's army! Spawn: You should be down on your knees thanking me I don't kill you right where you stand. Clown: Yeah right! I don't think you know who you're dealing with...but I think it's time you found out. Spawn: Listen, Clown, I've just about had enough- (Clown begins to transform) Clown: WOOO!! OH YEAH BABY! THAT'S HOW DADDY LIKES IT! (Clown turns into The Violator)

    • Clown/The Violator: "There's something in you that Malebolgia senses. Something evil. There are rules to follow. It's my task to make sure you do. Consider this a friendly reminder: get with the fucking program..."

    • Cogliostro: The first teleportation is the worst. Coming as unexpectedly as having the host's uniform save him in the first place.

    • Cogliostro: Though the uniform will often protect him, a Spawn is not invincible. Each battle drains his strength, preparing him for the inedible. His final decent into hell.

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    Notes (6)

    • Spawn's life count starts at 9:9:9:9 in this episode.

    • 9:3:2:4 is his life count further into the episode.

    • Spawn's life count in this episode is at 9:6:5:4

    • Clown was actually possessing the body of the priest.

    • Cogliostro reveals that he was the Black Knight (Mideval Spawn) of Al Simmon's nightmares.

    • Jade: ...Aegean Fields Jade mentioned the Aegean Fields as a place for fallen heroes. This belief originates from Greek mythology.

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    Trivia (1)

    • The men Wynn orders to follow Wanda are named Raymond and Watts. Raymond Watts is the name of the founder of the industrial band, Pig, and a sometimes-member of the band, KMFDM (among others).

  • Fan Reviews (8)
  • Hope to get into again

    By anastasia1243, Feb 08, 2014

  • This is truley one of the best superhero shows from the 90's

    By warmachine19, Sep 16, 2008

  • revived my faith in the superhero genre

    By fgyjmyrjmetdgjh, Apr 20, 2007

  • Spawn had the kind of stuff you want in a TV show

    By damned_beast, May 31, 2006

  • A great show that needs to be finished.

    By rabid_lemur, Jun 29, 2006

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