Parents' Guide to

Ultimate Spider-Man

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Hero finds super strength and responsibility with new peers.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 7+
People need to understand that this is a teenage boy living his teenage life. Sure he says works like jerk, tool, and loser, but he’s a TEENAGER. He could be saying a lot worse. It’s quirky as he is in the comic books, so why are you so mad? This is one of the best animated Spiderman shoes and adults are saying it’s not appropriate? It’s about a teenage boy who fights crime and deals with being awkward. If you’ve read any Spiderman comic books you’ll love this. Your kids will learn lessons as well. Yes there iffy at time but the overall lesson is obviously “with great power comes great responsibility.” All the other reviews say the same thing so take it with a grain of salt. Watch it for yourself

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age 11+

Spider Man is back!

I remember watching this on Disney XD and IT WAS EPIC! The animation and stories were EXCELLENT!
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7 ):
Kids say (25 ):

This action-adventure cartoon adds a fresh chapter to the familiar story of the beloved teen hero, using Marvel Comcis legend Nick Fury as a mentor figure for the cocky amateur Spider-Man. Bringing Peter into the fold of the S.H.I.E.L.D. training program isn't an easy process, and the young apprentice has a lot to learn about accepting criticism and being part of a team. And all of this goes down while he's working to keep his identity a secret and trying to survive the pitfalls of high school, which means there's no shortage of action or humor.

Naturally, violence is the biggest concern in Ultimate Spider-Man, but the fact that the players are masked villains and wall-scaling heroes takes the edge off the fighting. There's no blood, minimal weapon use, and few injuries. What will stick with kids are the lessons Peter learns about growing up and taking on responsibility under the guidance of his mentor and with the help of his new friends.

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