is a parody
, made for the Comic Relief
2005 appeal and aired on BBC One
on March 11, 2005. It featured Rowan Atkinson
as Peter Piper/Spider-Plant Man and Rachel Stevens
as his love-interest Jane-Mary (parodying Mary Jane Watson
). Jim Broadbent
also made an appearance, portraying Batman
, and Tony Robinson
Peter Piper, a photographer
, visits a laboratory where a spider plant
with teeth has been created. Piper attempts to take a picture, but is bitten on the bottom by a plant coming down from the ceiling.
Piper leaves the lab via a back door, sits in a dark alley, sweating, and begins to turn green. His molecular structure is shown to be changing with the text "This means something very nasty is happening". When he wakes up, he finds that when he stretches, plants shoot from his arms. He is also able to climb walls. Suddenly a sweeper, who is also crawling on the wall and cleaning the walls appears there.
Piper is then shown sitting on a roof, when he sees that Jane-Mary is getting mugged. He goes to save her, but he realizes that he needs a costume. He appears in the alley in an Indian costume, a fairy
costume and eventually in his Spider-Plant suit. He saves Jane-Mary, who falls in love with him. He suggests to her that he might be Peter Piper, only to be told that Piper is a loser.
Spider-Plant Man is then shown landing in an alley where another man says he is his... Read More