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Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends 

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




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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


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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Release Date:

12 September 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El hombre araña y sus increíbles amigos See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


During initial discussions, the creative team went to NYC for a meeting with NBC VP of Children's Broadcasting, Mickey Dwyer, and one of the things she wanted for the show Firestar to have a dog. Writer Dennis Marks' wife had had a Llhasa Apso, a rather new breed in the States at the time and he told Ms. Dwyer about the Llhasa being the Temple Lion Dog of Tibet, and, because this was right in the middle of the feminist revolution they decided to could call the dog character "Miz Lion." That character sold the show to NBC. See more »


Spider-Man: Okay, trusty ol' automatic camera, time to make a couple a' bucks.
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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 »


Featured in Agnes of God (1985) See more »

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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.

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