Here Comes the Spider-Man Theme Covers: Fuego Indio

18 days, 18 goddamn glorious 1967 Spider-Man TV show theme song covers! Because a spider has eight legs, and if you take the 1 away from 18 you get 8! Here’s Day 5:

While Oscar winner Paul Francis Webster did the lyrics to the 60’s Spider-Man theme, Bob Harris was responsible for its music. Harris is also known as the composer of Love Theme for Lolita, found in Stanley Kubrick’s 1962 Lolita, a film about a middle-aged professor who falls for the charms of a spicy teenager. Speaking of hotness, from Monclova, Mexico comes Fuego Indio with their Spanish version of Harris’ theme.

Swinging in on Day 1 was: Michael Bublé
Swinging in on Day 2 was: The Ramones
Swinging in on Day 3 was: Aerosmith
Swinging in on Day 4 was: Moxy Früvous

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Here Comes the Spider-Man Theme Covers: Moxy Früvous

18 days, 18 goddamn glorious 1967 Spider-Man TV show theme song covers! Because a spider has 8 legs, and if you take the 1 away from 18 you get 8! Here’s Day 4:

Walloping Websnappers! I’m not sure why so many Canadians are showing up on a list of Spidey theme covers, but maybe there just wasn’t that much to watch on Canadian television so everyone remembers the cool-weird TV show in re-runs in the 70’s and 80’s. At any rate, here are the Canadian clown princes of acapella doing their rendition, with that patented Früvous silliness thrown in. It really packs a punch.

Swinging in on Day 1 was: Michael Bublé
Swinging in on Day 2 was: The Ramones
Swinging in on Day 3 was: Aerosmith

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Here Comes the Spider-Man Theme Covers: Aerosmith

18 days, 18 goddamn glorious 1967 Spider-Man TV show theme song covers! Because a spider has 8 legs, and if you take the 1 away from 18 you get 8! Here’s Day 3:

Rockers Aerosmith did the 60’s Spider-Man theme song thing for the first theatrical Spidey film in 2002, and a lively tune it is, at that. Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry would later compose the theme to the 1994 Spider-Man animated show, containing some guitar riffs and lyrics that reference the 1967 original. Aerosmith’s version disappointedly never got an official music video, but trust someone on YouTube to cut one for us. Walk this way and we’ll take a look at it:

Swinging in on Day 1 was: Michael Bublé
Swinging in on Day 2 was: The Ramones

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Here Comes the Spider-Man Theme Covers: The Ramones

18 days, 18 goddamn glorious 1967 Spider-Man TV show theme song covers! Because a spider has 8 legs, and if you take the 1 away from 18 you get 8! Here’s Day 2:

Now 50 years old, the animation in the 60’s Spider-Man TV show was pretty rough, done in a shoe-string limited animation style to save money. So a jangly Ramones cover of the theme song seems just perfectly apropos. The song showed up as a hidden track on their 1995 farewell studio album ¡Adios Amigos!, as well as the 1996 live album We’re Outta Here! Here is the awesome video for the song as it aired on MTV. Yes kids, MTV once played music videos:

Swinging in on Day 1 was: Michael Bublé

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Here Comes the Spider-Man Theme Covers: Michael Bublé

18 days, 18 goddamn glorious 1967 Spider-Man TV show theme song covers! Because a spider has 8 legs, and if you take the 1 away from 18 you get 8! Here’s Day 1:

Cartoon theme songs are, of course, designed to get into the heads of children quickly and have them singing it endlessly between shows, but I think you’d be pretty hard-pressed to find another one that has earwormed pop-culture so thoroughly than that of the late 1960’s Spider-Man TV show […]

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IMDb Caught in Spider-Man’s Tangled Web

We here at Nerdstalking are plenty excited about the upcoming Marvel/Sony collab on Spider-Man: Homecoming, but I can’t help feeling that IMDb has taken their excitement too far. Call me a J. Jonah Jameson conspiracy theorist, but it seems to me […] You can click on here or the post title to see the whole post.

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Nerdstalking Podcast Ep. 020

Bill had a lot of problems with the 2017 ‘Wonder Woman’ film; Chad, not so much. We don our satin tights and fight for our rights to complain in the Nerdstalking review of this important DC film. There’s no ‘Nerdly News’ segment this episode; we smash right through the window and tackle the movie without delay.

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1975 ‘Wonder Woman’ TV Pilot Opening

Chad once mentioned on the podcast that as a child watching ‘Wonder Woman’ on TV, he never realized it was a period piece. Maybe it was the disco music, maybe it was the scantily-clad heroine […] Click here to see the whole post.

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‘Wonder Woman’ 1974 TV Show Starring Cathy Lee Crosby

A year before Lynda Carter wore her star-spangled diapers, Cathy Lee Crosby wore her red, white and blue sweater as Wonder Woman. This earlier version was the first live-action DC project from Warners, but unlike WW’s invisible jet, this one-off pilot didn’t fly. Not until Carter was cast in the title role […] Click here to see the whole post.

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Remembering Roger Moore as James Bond

With the passing of Sir Roger Moore, Bill takes a look at some of the highlights of his tenure as the suave super-spy James Bond.

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There’s a new trailer for ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ and It’s Terrible

I don’t think they could have repulsed me more with a tractor beam. The trailer fails to tell any kind of story, falls into the prequel trap of having tech that looks newer than the stuff Starfleet had ten years later, and the “Klingons”[…] Click to see the whole post.

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Nerdstalking Podcast Ep. 019

SPOILER ALERT: Hopefully you’ve seen the movie already, because we spoil the hell out of it in our in-depth review.[…] Click here to see the whole post.

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A Nerdstalking Review of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

We present our review of the movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. If the movie seems strangely familiar, that’s because it is.

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Nerdstalking Video: Here’s to Star Trek’s Lt. Barclay

If you think the Star Trek franchise is nothing but squeaky-clean, always do-right specimens of humanity, think again. In this video, Bill takes a look at the exception, perpetual screwup Lt. Reginald Barclay.

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1989 Batman TV Commercial, Featuring Alfred Pennyworth

One thing I don’t think I ever realized is that the man who played Bruce Wayne’s manservant Alfred Pennyworth in the 90’s Batman films was a Hammer Films star. Michael Gough made many films […] You can click here to see the whole post.

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