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*According to [[Dr. Ben Beeler]], the spiderians are more closely related to Earth elephants than Earth spiders.
 
*According to [[Dr. Ben Beeler]], the spiderians are more closely related to Earth elephants than Earth spiders.
 
*According to Zapp Brannigan, they taste like king crab.
 
*According to Zapp Brannigan, they taste like king crab.
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*Likely inspired by star trek's tholians who were also resembling of a spider and were linked to some form of silk (Tholian silk)
  
 
=== Appearances ===
 
=== Appearances ===

Revision as of 13:30, 22 April 2014

Spiderians
Spiderians.png
HomeworldTarantulon 6
First appearance"Three Hundred Big Boys" (4ACV16)
Episode

Spiderians are a species of sentient spiders native to Tarantulon 6. A newscast at the beginning of "Three Hundred Big Boys" tells of their defeat by Zapp Brannigan and the Earth army. As a result, their vast silk resources are plundered by Earth, and every citizen receives a $300 tax rebate.

Additional Info

Trivia

  • The spiderians seem to have 3 types of resources: silk murals (one of which was priced at $1 billion), elaborate webs with jewels woven into them, and fancy gowns with eight arms.
  • According to Dr. Ben Beeler, the spiderians are more closely related to Earth elephants than Earth spiders.
  • According to Zapp Brannigan, they taste like king crab.
  • Likely inspired by star trek's tholians who were also resembling of a spider and were linked to some form of silk (Tholian silk)

Appearances

Gallery