Spider-Man: The New Animated Series

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  • Season 1 Episode 13: Mind Games (Part 2 of 2)

  • The goof listed above references the fact that Peter Parker not only changes into Spider-Man instantly (which isn't one of his powers), but also the fact that it seemingly happens "magically" with a strange burst of light. Again, he's not the Flash or Mystique, and it was a consistent goof in the series.

  • By the first commercial break, Peter undergoes his fastest costume change, which was more in the style of Superman. He runs fast and within moments (without even removing his regular clothes) is instantly in his Spider-Man costume.

  • Season 1 Episode 11: Sword of Shikata

  • "Subject's reflexes registered 10.2 on the Goleman-Flinker standardized test - off the charts!" Uh, if you can measure it and assign a numerical value to it, it's not really off the charts, is it?

  • Season 1 Episode 10: When Sparks Fly

  • Another "quick change" goof: After finding Professor Williams' briefcase on the sidewalk and realizing that she's in trouble, Peter springs off a dumpster and a lamp post to launch himself into the air. Cutting away only for a split second, Peter's outer clothing magically vanishes and Spider-Man, still airborne, lands on the roof where Williams is being attacked by Electro.

  • Season 1 Episode 9: Flash Memory

  • During the climactic subway train fight, Doctor Zellner tells Spider-Man that Flash Thompson "doesn't remember how to button his shirt!" That makes perfect sense, since Flash is wearing a football jersey.

  • Season 1 Episode 8: Law of the Jungle

  • Here in this episode, Peter is working for Dr. Connors. But in the first movie, Connors fired Peter due to being late for work frequently.

  • Season 1 Episode 7: Head Over Heels

  • Even though the episodes are aired in a different chronological order, Max Dillon becomes Electro in the first episode. However, in this one, he's normal.

  • Christina's bloody nose moves from her left nostril to her right when she looks at her Spider-Man scrapbook.

  • Christina's eyebrow piercing changes brow's during the scene where she's asking Muang where Peter went. (It's supposed to be on her left but has moved to the right temporarily)

  • Season 1 Episode 5: Royal Scam

  • Another impossibly fast "instant change" occurs when Peter watches a helicopter flying past his apartment, firing a pair of machine guns at a target below. Peter leaps up to the ceiling, crawling quickly towards the attic turret, and vanishes from view. Only a second or two later, he emerges from the attic window having completely suited up as Spider-Man.

  • Season 1 Episode 4: Tight Squeeze

  • Yet another "instant change" appears in this episode. Escaping from his captors, Peter scales the side of the Empire 1 building to the roof. He climbs over the edge, vanishing from view for two or three seconds as a police helicopter flies overhead, and then -- Spider-Man leaps over the side in costume. Not his quickest or most nonsensical change ever in the series ("Mind Games (2)") gets the prize with Peter literally morphing into his costume in a burst of light), but still way too fast considering the wall-crawler's powers.

  • Season 1 Episode 3: Spider-Man Dis-Sabled

  • After Peter's spider sense warns him that a bomb dart with a timer is attached to the Mayor's limo, he rushes off to change. At the time, he was taking pictures with a digital camera/video recorder. But when he runs into an alley, the camera is no longer in his hand (it's far too big to fit into his pocket). Moments later, when he swings into action as Spider-Man, he fires a web which attaches the camera to a wall (to take pictures of the resulting action). But he wasn't holding the camera when he fired the web. Just like his outer clothes, Peter Parker's camera seems to magically disappear and reappear at will.

  • The amazing wall-crawler acts quite a bit more like The Flash during a few costume changes in this episode (and part of the inexplicable "quick changes" that producers decided to make a staple for Peter Parker's transformations from student to superhero in this series). After Peter's spider sense warns him that an explosive dart is lodged in the mayor's limo, he runs into an alley to change. But once there, he leaps up towards a building roof as Peter Parker. When he lands on the roof a half-second later, he's somehow (in mid-air and off camera) instantly changed into his full Spider-Man costume. Later, after his apartment is invaded by Silver Sable and her goons, Peter swiftly crawls across the ceiling and emerges from the attic window only a second later as Spider-Man. Finally, after learning his friends have been kidnapped, Peter leaps off the roof of a television news station. He free-falls out of frame for a split nanosecond, then pops back into the shot completely in costume before swinging away as Spider-Man.

  • Season 1 Episode 1: The Party

  • The power lines Electro ripped apart and then let go of to hang over the buildings disappear in the next scene.

  • The book Peter holds in his hand when he's walking with Harry and MJ disappears numerous times.

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