Season 24, Episode 8 True Adventures of the Ultimate Spider-Hunter

First Aired: February 12, 2006

Spider expert Martin Nicholas tries to learn what powers Spider-Man shares with real spiders; and what abilities they have that the comic-book hero could benefit from. Along the way, he meets Spider-Man's creator, Stan Lee; observes the Tucson blond tarantula, whip scorpion and jumping spider in the Arizona desert; sets off in search of the rare blind cave tarantula in Mexico; and heads into the French Guiana jungle to find a goliath bird-eater tarantula.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)

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