Spider-Man is definitely one of the most beloved superheroes of all time. He represents the Every Man™ as a nerdy kid who has to balance being a hero with homework, with keeping secrets with a dating life. And in the 60s, Peter Parker starred in his first cartoon. But the budget was low, the turn-around was quick, and the use of stock footage was prevalent. Fast-forward to the 21st century — where snark rules the day — and it was only a matter of time before the Internet found a way to highlight the delightful absurdity of this show.

 

#1 - For example, why draw eight legs when six is so much faster?


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#2 - And birds are hard, so just make them into squiggly lines.


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#3 - But most of the captions just capture the unintentional tone set by body language.


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Of course, this is just scratching the surface. After the jump enjoy a whopping collection of twenty of the best from the 60s Spider-Man meme!