After being betrayed and murdered by his employer, a government trained assassin named, Al Simmons, is resurrected as a Hellspawn and is forced to become the reluctant leader of Hell's army.

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Series cast summary:
Keith David ...  Spawn 18 episodes, 1997-1999
Richard Dysart ...  Cogliostro 18 episodes, 1997-1999
Dominique Jennings ...  Wanda Blake 18 episodes, 1997-1999
James Keane ...  Sam Burke / ... 17 episodes, 1997-1999
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Victor Love ...  Bobby / ... 12 episodes, 1997-1998
Michael Nicolosi Michael Nicolosi ...  Clown 11 episodes, 1997-1999
Kath Soucie ...  Additional Voices / ... 9 episodes, 1997-1998
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A government trained assassin in life, A vengeful hellspawn in death. Brought back from the dead to join Hell's army and release his carnage on anyone that may get in his way. Heaven and Hell battle for his already torn soul, while he wanders the alleys protecting the innocent and destroying the corrupt who disrupt the lives of the innocent. In the meantime he faces the tragedy of his death and the fact that he has been sent to Hell and he must also face the reality of losing his wife to an old friend. Written by Daniel M. <bonethugs@bigfoot.com>

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English

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16 May 1997 (USA) See more »

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(18 episodes)

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1.78 : 1
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Spawn: What kind of Heaven sends a creature like you?
Lilly: The rules have changed, Hellspawn. Heaven wants to win.
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When the show first came on VHS, a seperate PG-13 version was released editing most of the graphic violence, language and nudity. See more »

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Written by Paterson / Fehlmann
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(P) 1992 Island Records
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One of the greatest animated series ever made
29 May 2011 | by Criticman12See all my reviews

During the year when the live-action adaptation of, "Spawn", was released, HBO released an animated series based on the comic-book series that ran from 1997 to 1999. This is one of the greatest animated series ever made.

The animation is excellent it make's the series look dark and edgy, the characters were great including Detectives Sam and Twitch, and the voice acting was good especially having Keith David provide the voice of the main character.

Overall, if you didn't like the live-action movie or looking for a good show to watch, "Spawn: The Animated Series", is really worth watching.


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