List of Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends episodes

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This is an episode list for Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, which was an American cartoon series featuring the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man. The first season consisted of 13 episodes, the second 3, and the third 8.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Premiered: Ended:
1 13 September 12, 1981 (1981-09-12) December 5, 1981 (1981-12-05)
2 3 September 18, 1982 (1982-09-18) October 2, 1982 (1982-10-02)
3 8 September 17, 1983 (1983-09-17) November 5, 1983 (1983-11-05)

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (1981)[edit]

Ep Title Original air date
1 1 "Triumph of the Green Goblin" September 12, 1981 (1981-09-12)
A plane crash turns Norman Osborn back into the Green Goblin, who plans to turn the entire city into goblins.
Villain: Norman Osborn/Green Goblin
2 2 "The Crime of All Centuries" September 19, 1981 (1981-09-19)
Kraven the Hunter plans to unleash a dinosaur army. Too make matters worse, Kraven also captures Firestar.
Villain: Seregei Kravinoff/Kraven the Hunter
3 3 "The Fantastic Mr. Frump!" September 26, 1981 (1981-09-26)
Aunt May's unlucky friend is given the power to change reality, which Doctor Doom uses to his advantage.
Villain: Dr. Victor von doom/Doctor Doom
4 4 "Sunfire" October 3, 1981 (1981-10-03)
Firestar falls in love with Sunfire.
5 5 "Swarm" October 10, 1981 (1981-10-10)
An irradiated meteor turns a group of bees into the villain Swarm, who turns Iceman, Firestar, and the rest of the city into bees. Only Spider-Man is immune. Can he find a way to stop Swarm from taking over the world?
Villain: Swarm
6 6 "7 Little Superheroes" October 17, 1981 (1981-10-17)
The Chameleon schemes to destroy his most hated enemies: the Spider-Friends, Captain America, Doctor Strange, Sub-Mariner and Shanna the Jungle Queen, by summoning them to his castle and taking them down one by one.
Note: Shanna the Jungle Queen is renamed from Shanna the She-Devil.
Villain: The Chameleon
7 7 "Video-Man" October 24, 1981 (1981-10-24)
Electro creates a villain called Videoman from an arcade machine.
Villain: Max Dillon/Electro Electro
8 8 "The Prison Plot" October 31, 1981 (1981-10-31)
Magneto holds the visitors of an abandoned prison hostage, demanding the release of his Brotherhood of Mutants (Blob, Toad, and Mastermind).
Villain(s): Magneto, Blob, Toad and Mastermind
9 9 "Spidey Goes Hollywood" November 7, 1981 (1981-11-07)
Mysterio forces a movie director to con Spider-Man into starring in a movie. Bruce Banner appears and ends up turning into the Hulk when it came to a part where Mysterio uses a robot version of Hulk in a scene.
Villain: Quentin Beck/Mysterio
10 10 "The Vengeance of Loki!" November 14, 1981 (1981-11-14)
Loki masquerades as his half-brother, Thor, and attacks New York City.
Villain: Loki
11 11 "Knights and Demons" November 21, 1981 (1981-11-21)
Spider-Man and the Black Knight team up to battle Mordred.
Villain: Mordred The Evil
12 12 "Pawns of the Kingpin" November 28, 1981 (1981-11-28)
The Kingpin and Doctor Faustus use a mind control device to force Captain America to commit crimes, who convinces Iceman to follow him.
Villain(s): Kingpin and Doctor Faustus
13 13 "The Quest of the Red Skull" December 5, 1981 (1981-12-05)
The Red Skull kidnaps Hiawatha Smith and the Spider-Friends so that they will not interfere in his plot to start World War III.
Note: This episode is typically not part of any syndicated package due to its direct depictions of Adolf Hitler, the Nazi swastika, and the use of the phrase 'Heil Hitler'.
Villain: Red Skull

Season 2 (1982)[edit]

Note: This season features the origins of all three Spider-Friends.

Ep Title Original air date
14 1 "The Origin of the Iceman" September 18, 1982 (1982-09-18)
Videoman returns, and Blobber, Iceman and Marko Parker retells his origin as he fears he is losing his mutant powers. In a brief flashback clip, Iceman recalls meeting Professor Xavier and the original members of the X-Men (Angel, Beast, Marvel-Girl, Cyclops).
15 2 "A Fire-Star Is Born" September 25, 1982 (1982-09-25)
Iceman and Firestar attend an X-Men reunion featuring Cyclops, Angel, and its latest members Storm and Wolverine (who oddly speaks with an Australian accent). Firestar recalls her origins (cameos by Magneto and a Sentinel). After that, the Juggernaut crashes the party in an effort to destroy his stepbrother Professor X.
16 3 "Along Came Spidey" October 2, 1982 (1982-10-02)
Shocker injures Aunt May, and Spider-Man recounts how he acquired his powers.

Season 3 (1983)[edit]

Ep Title Original air date
17 1 "Spider-Man Unmasked!" September 17, 1983 (1983-09-17)
The Sandman learns that Peter Parker is Spider-Man.
18 2 "The Bride of Dracula!" September 24, 1983 (1983-09-24)
Firestar is kidnapped by Dracula. Spider-Man and Iceman go to Transylvania to rescue her, fighting both Wolfman and the Frankenstein monster.
19 3 "The Education of a Superhero" October 1, 1983 (1983-10-01)
Videoman merges with a game addict, who decides to be a superhero while the Gamesman seeks world domination by electronically hypnotizing the public.
20 4 "Attack of the Arachnoid" October 8, 1983 (1983-10-08)
After the Spider-Friends thwart the Scorpion, a mad scientist named Dr. Zoltan Amadeus recreates Spider-Man's powers. He frames Spider-Man for a crime (Daredevil (Matt Murdock) guest stars as Spider-Man's lawyer). When Spider-Man ends up on Ryker's Island, the Scorpion stages a jailbreak to take out Spider-Man. When Dr. Zoltan mutates into a half-spider monster, Iceman and Firestar must stop him and clear Spider-Man's name.
21 5 "The Origin of the Spider-Friends" October 15, 1983 (1983-10-15)
Stan Lee explains how the superheroes teamed-up to fight the Beetle. Tony Stark makes a cameo.
22 6 "Spidey Meets the Girl from Tomorrow" October 22, 1983 (1983-10-22)
Spidey falls in love with a stranded girl from the future (Ariel), whose spaceship has been stolen by Doctor Octopus.
23 7 "The X-Men Adventure" October 29, 1983 (1983-10-29)
The Spider-Friends visit the X-Mansion, teaming with the X-Men (Cyclops, Colossus, Storm, Nightcrawler, Thunderbird, Sprite, and Professor X) and battle an old friend of Firestar in Cyberiad (formerly Nathan Price, made into a Tharok-like cyborg in an accident caused by A.I.M.).
24 8 "Mission: Save the GuardStar" November 5, 1983 (1983-11-05)
Buzz Mason of S.H.I.E.L.D. hires the Spider-Friends to stop a mutant named Lightwave, who has the power to control and manipulate light energy. She turns out to be Iceman's half-sister, Aurora Dante (who was not mentioned in "The Origin of Ice Man"). Though it is said that she has turned traitor and is targeting the GuardStar satellite, someone is actually mind-controlling her.

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