Air Bud: Spikes Back is the fifth and final film in the Air Bud series, as well as the fourth sequel, and the third film to be released straight-to-video.
Andrea's best friend Tammy moves to California, so she joins her new neighbor's volleyball team in order to win a tournament as the reward is a trip to Malibu. Meanwhile, two small-time crooks posing as plumbers plan to kidnap Buddy and use his skills to steal a valuable diamond from a local museum.
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- Noah Sullivan
- Jackie Framm
- Patrick Sullivan
- Sheriff Bob
- Polly (single appearance)
- Gram Gram (single appearance)
- Connor (single appearance)
- Coach McKay (single appearance)
- Principal Pickle (single appearance)
- Tammy's mom Template:Final
- Pottery vendor (single appearance)
- Justin (single appearance)
- Billy (single appearance)
- Tasha (single appearance)
- Chris (single appearance)
- Mr. Tilly
- Mailman Phil Template:Final
- Mrs. Miller
- Phil (single appearance)
- Donna (single appearance)
- Referee (single appearance)
- Mr. Dickson (single appearance)
- Josh Framm Template:Photograph
- Gabrielle Reece (single appearance)
- Malibu, California
|"We Share It All"||Music & Lyrics by Brahm Wenger & John M. Rosenberg||Brooke Ramel|
|"Together"||Music & Lyrics by Brahm Wenger & John M. Rosenberg||Julie Thiel|
|"Show Me"||Music & Lyrics by Brahm Wenger & John M. Rosenberg||Brooke Ramel|
|"Down to LA"||Music & Lyrics by Brahm Wenger & John M. Rosenberg||John M. Rosenberg & Alan Green|
- This is the first film in the series that does not feature Josh, although he is mentioned.
- This is also the final appearance of Andrea, who appeared in all the films to this point.
- Alfred E. Humphreys replaces Richard Karn as Patrick Sullivan; Karn returns in the first Buddies film.
- Ellen Kennedy, who plays Tammy's mom, also played Wilma Stewart, Tom's mom.
- Principal Pickle seems to have replaced Ms. Pepper from the first film.
- C. Ernst Harth plays another guard in Space Buddies.
- Without having Josh as a physical presence, continuity seems to be a little weaker, as if it's a soft reboot.
- When Tammy shows Andrea the box of mementos from their friendship, Andrea's game-winning ball from Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch is inside of the box, and Tammy mentions how Andrea and her spent hours looking for it after the Timberwolves won the championship. However, Randy was seen giving Andrea the same ball after the win.
- Billy, as she is credited, is also spelled as "Billie" in the Fernfield Gazette.
- Air Bud: Spikes Back VHS released on June 24, 2003.
- Air Bud: Spikes Back DVD released on June 24, 2003.