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]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
113September 12, 1981 (1981-09-12)December 5, 1981 (1981-12-05)
23September 18, 1982 (1982-09-18)October 2, 1982 (1982-10-02)
38September 17, 1983 (1983-09-17)November 5, 1983 (1983-11-05)


Season 1 (1981)[edit]

No. in
TitleOriginal air date
11"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
22"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
33"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
44"Sunfire"October 3, 1981 (1981-10-03)
Firestar falls in love with Sunfire.
55"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
66"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
77"Video-Man"October 24, 1981 (1981-10-24)
Electro creates a villain called Videoman from an arcade machine.
Villain: Max Dillon/Electro Electro
88"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
99"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
1010"The Vengeance of Loki!"November 14, 1981 (1981-11-14)
Loki masquerades as his half-brother, Thor, and attacks New York City.
Villain: Loki
1111"Knights and Demons"November 21, 1981 (1981-11-21)
Spider-Man and the Black Knight team up to battle Mordred.
Villain: Mordred The Evil
1212"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
1313"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]

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

No. in
TitleOriginal air date
141"The Origin of the Iceman"September 18, 1982 (1982-09-18)
Videoman returns, and Iceman 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).
152"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.
163"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]

No. in
TitleOriginal air date
171"Spider-Man Unmasked!"September 17, 1983 (1983-09-17)
The Sandman learns that Spider-Man is Peter Parker. Bobby and Angelica figure out how to make his identity a secret again.
182"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.
193"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.
204"Attack of the Arachnoid"October 8, 1983 (1983-10-08)
After the Spider-Friends thwart the Scorpion, a chemical scientist named Zoltan Amadeus recreates Spider-Man's powers with a spider serum. He frames Spider-Man for his crimes. (Daredevil (Matt Murdock) guest stars as Spider-Man's lawyer). When Spider-Man ends up on Rikers Island, the Scorpion stages a jailbreak to take out Spider-Man, but is defeated. After Zoltan mutates into the Arachnoid, Iceman and Firestar cleared Spider-Man's name and are given the antidote to return Zoltan to normal.
215"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.
226"Spidey Meets the Girl from Tomorrow"October 22, 1983 (1983-10-22)
Spidey falls in love with a stranded girl from the future, a girl named Ariel, whose spaceship has been stolen by Doctor Octopus. After Doctor Octopus is defeated, Iceman and Firestar learn that Ariel and her brother, Bartow are sick. In the hospital, it is revealed that they lack immune systems. Spider-man helps them return to the future, but Ariel's and Bartow's father returns Spider-man to the present because he carries germs from "Old Earth".
237"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 Cyberiad (formerly Nathan Price), Firestar's old boyfriend after he was changed into a Tharok-like cyborg in an accident caused by A.I.M.).
248"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 younger 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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