Super Mario Bros. 3Edit
Spiny Cheep-Cheep first appears in Super Mario Bros. 3 as a rare enemy, as it only appears in World 7-4. The spines were meant to prevent it from being jumped on, but other enemies couldn't be stomped on underwater enemies anyway.
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden CoinsEdit
Spiny Cheep-Cheep reappears in Super Mario Land 2. There behavior is unchanged from the previous game they appeared in.
New Super Mario Bros. WiiEdit
Spiny Cheep-Cheep makes a few appearances in New Super Mario Bros. Wii, being slightly more common than before. In this game, Spiny Cheep-Cheeps are purple instead of the original black and actively hunts down the player, similar to Deep-Cheep, but faster than usual.