Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1981–1986)

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Spider-Man battles crime in New York City with the help of Iceman and Firestar.

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 Spider-Man / ... (24 episodes, 1981-1983)
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 Angelica Jones / ... (24 episodes, 1981-1983)
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 Iceman / ... (24 episodes, 1981-1983)
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 Narrator (17 episodes, 1981-1983)
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 Opening announcer (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Aunt May Parker (10 episodes, 1981-1983)
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In this series, Spider-Man forms a close friendship and alliance with two superheroes, Iceman and Firestar. Together, the group, informally known as "The Spider Friends", battle crime in New York City. Along the way, they not only face Spider-Man's own enemies, but also other major Marvel Comics villians like the Red Skull and Doctor Doom while also meeting other heroes of the Marvel Universe. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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El hombre araña y sus increíbles amigos  »

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Only three villains made return appearances after their first appearance on the show: Magneto (in a brief flashback in "A Firestar is Born"), Electro (in a cameo appearance in "Attack of the Arachnoid"), and Videoman (who appeared in "Videoman", "The Origin of Iceman, and "The Education of a Superhero"). See more »

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Iceman: Saving your life is becoming a habit.
Spider-Man: That's one habit you shouldn't break.
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Excellent Series-- Best action cartoon of the 1980's!!
29 May 2000 | by (detroit, MI) – See all my reviews

This is my personal favorite TV show of all time-- and my favorite action cartoon of the 1980's.. I still remember the great fun I had watching new adventure of Spider-man with the "new" heroes Iceman and Firestar (the latter of course, being totally new). It introduced me to X-Men and other aspects of the Marvel Universe. It had great writing and funny, witty exchanges between all three characters. For whatever reason, nowadays certain people look down on it-- usually because of the animation quality-- Most of it wasn't groundbreaking, but it wasn't "Rocky & Bullwinkle" either... Overall, it was very satisfying for me. I wish I could get the show on a DVD boxed set. I even emailed Disney/Buena Vista, who currently own the video rights. They sent me a nice disclaimer/rejection letter, along with my original missive..


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