Together as the Spiderfriends, Spiderman, Iceman and Firestar fight supervillians, while their alter-egos, Peter Parker, Bobby Drake and Angelica Jones attend college and live with Peter's Aunt May.
Last Episode03x08 Mission: Save the Guardstar Aired: Oct. 29, 1983
The Spider-Friends aid S.H.I.E.L.D. in their quest to capture a mutant named "Lightwave."
Series Fun Facts
- 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…
[show]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.
- In the series, Spider-Man's friends (Iceman and Firestar) are former X-Men, and the X-Men three times made guest appearances which served as backdoor pilots for an X-Men show.
- The name of the college Peter attended in the Comics, Empire State University, was changed to Eastern State University for the TV series.