7.3/10
2,449
16 user 3 critic

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends 

Trailer
0:36 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Prime Video

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

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
1983   1982   1981  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Spider-Man (1967–1970)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Original cartoon series based on the web-slinging Marvel comic book character, Peter Parker, who, after being bit by a radioactive spider, assumes extraordinary powers.

Stars: Paul Soles, Peg Dixon, Paul Kligman
Spider-Man Unlimited (1999–2005)
Action | Family | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Spider-Man travels to Counter-Earth to rescue a Terran shuttle crew trapped there and discovers a tyrannical and warped version of his world.

Stars: Rino Romano, Kathleen Barr, Paul Dobson
Spider-Woman (1979–1980)
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The adventures of a female superhero with spider-like abilities.

Stars: Joan Van Ark, Bryan Scott, Larry Carroll
Fantastic Four (1967–1968)
Animation | Action | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Four costumed superheroes battle the world's most terrifying villains.

Stars: Paul Frees, Gerald Mohr, Jack DeLeon
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A young man with spider-like abilities fights crime as a superhero in New York City while trying to have a normal personal life.

Stars: Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Edward Asner
Animation | Action | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Justice League of America battles the plots of the supervillian team, the Legion of Doom.

Stars: Jack Angel, Marlene Aragon, Lewis Bailey
Animation | Action | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The adventures of the Marvel Universe's premiere superhero family.

Stars: Hiro Kanagawa, Lara Gilchrist, Christopher Jacot
Animation | Action | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A team of mutant superheroes fight for justice and human acceptance in the Marvel Comics universe.

Stars: Cedric Smith, Cathal J. Dodd, Lenore Zann
Animation | Action | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

After 74 villains break out of prison, Marvel's most powerful superheroes team up to capture all of them, and also to defend the Earth from widespread threats.

Stars: Eric Loomis, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Brian Bloom
Thundarr the Barbarian (1980–1981)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Thundarr the Barbarian and his companions Ookla the Mok and Princess Ariel wander a devastated future Earth and fight evil wherever they find it.

Stars: Henry Corden, Robert Ridgely, Nellie Bellflower
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A team of the greatest DC Comics superheroes protects Earth with the help of a pair of alien sibling apprentices.

Stars: Norman Alden, Michael Bell, Danny Dark
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An updated animated series centering on the Caped Crusader himself as he partners and deals with his fellow superheroes in the DC Comics universe.

Stars: Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio, James Arnold Taylor
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Dan Gilvezan ...  Spider-Man / ... 24 episodes, 1981-1983
Kathy Garver ...  Angelica Jones / ... 24 episodes, 1981-1983
Frank Welker ...  Iceman / ... 24 episodes, 1981-1983
Stan Lee ...  Narrator 17 episodes, 1981-1983
Dick Tufeld ...  Opening announcer 13 episodes, 1981
June Foray ...  Aunt May Parker 10 episodes, 1981-1983
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-Y7 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El hombre araña y sus increíbles amigos See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The name of the college Peter attended in the Comics, Empire State University, was changed to Eastern State University for the TV series. See more »

Quotes

Green Goblin: The troublesome trio!
See more »

Alternate Versions

When aired on ABC Family, some scenes are removed. These include an Iron Man scene from the origin episode, a line Firestar saying "See, Spidey, he's smarter than he looks," and a Spider-Man scene from the episode "A Firestar is Born." He falls through a grate after the Juggernaut buries him. He lands in the subway tunnel and sticks to an incoming train. See more »

Connections

Version of Spider-Man Unlimited (1999) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

GOOD FUN
8 March 2002 | by Big Movie FanSee all my reviews

Spider-Man cartoons have always been great and I think this series was probably the best.

Spider-Man teamed up with Iceman and Firestar every week to battle all kinds of villains. It was great fun watching the three superheroes battling the likes of Dracula. The voice artists responsible for the cartoon characters really seemed to put some emotion into the characters.

To the best of my knowledge this show hasn't been repeated in the UK that often since it first aired. I would recommend it to anyone who likes Spider-Man cartoons. And what can I say about Iceman? Wow!

Try and hunt down some videos of this show if you can.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 16 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed