Amphibia (TV series)

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Amphibia
AmphibiaLogoTransparent.png
Genre
Created byMatt Braly
Directed byDerek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Kyler Spears
Joe Johnston
Jenn Strickland
Kim Roberson (supervising; Season 1)
Ian Worrel (art; Season 1)
Jacob Streilein (art; Season 2)
Philip Vose (art; Season 2)
Voices of
Theme music composerDoug Petty
Opening themeWelcome to Amphibia (instrumental)
Ending themeAnne's Theme
Composer(s)T.J. Hill
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes31 (59 segments)
Production
Executive producer(s)Matt Braly
Producer(s)Tara Badawy
Running time22 minutes[nb 1]
Production company(s)Disney Television Animation[nb 2]
Release
Original networkDisney Channel
Picture formatHDTV 720p
Audio format5.1 surround sound
Original releaseJune 17, 2019 (2019-06-17) –
present
External links
Website
Production website

Amphibia is an American animated television series created by Matt Braly and produced by Disney Television Animation for Disney Channel. The series features the voices of Brenda Song, Justin Felbinger, Bill Farmer, and Amanda Leighton. It premiered on June 17, 2019[1] following a preview of the first episode on DisneyNow and YouTube three days earlier, and the show's first season concluded on July 18.

On May 15, 2019, a month before the series premiere, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered on July 11, 2020.[2][3] Ahead of the second season premiere, the series was renewed for a third season.[3]

Premise[edit]

The series chronicles the adventures of an independent and fearless 13-year-old Thai-American girl named Anne Boonchuy.[4] After stealing a mysterious music box on her birthday at the advice of her friend, Sasha Waybright, Anne is magically transported to the world of Amphibia, a wild marshland tropical island full of anthropomorphic amphibians and threatening creatures. There Anne meets the excitable young frog named Sprig Plantar; unpredictable and adventurous baby pollywog Polly Plantar, the youngest member of the Plantar family; and overprotective and traditional grandfather Hop Pop who will guide her to be a true hero while discovering the first true friendship of her life as she lives with her newfound family.[5] In addition, she also discovers that Sasha has sided with the villainous Captain Grime.

In season two, Anne and the Plantars go on a road trip to Amphibia's capital Newtopia to figure out the mystery behind the Calamity Box and to find a way to get Anne, Marcy, and Sasha back home. While Anne reunites with Marcy, Newtopia's King Andrias secretly has plans for them. Meanwhile, Sasha and her mentor Grime, the exiled captain, plan to invade Newtopia.

Characters[edit]

Main characters[edit]

  • Anne Boonchuy (voiced by Brenda Song as a teenager, Kai Zen as a child) - A 13-year-old Thai-American human girl who originally resided on Earth until a magical chest, known as the Calamity Box, transported her to Amphibia alongside her friends Sasha and Marcy. She is a self-assured and fearless teen with the spirit of an adventurer. Anne is the heart and voice of reason of the three girls. When she first arrives in Frog Valley, she loses her right shoe which is later found by one of the toads of Toad Tower.
  • Sprig Plantar (voiced by Justin Felbinger) - A 10-year-old adventurous and curious pink frog who becomes Anne's first true best friend.[6] He is a very adventurous and energetic frog child, both qualities that can bring him to adventure and into trouble respectively. Despite acting carelessly at times, he is utterly loyal to his friends and family, and will ultimately do what is right in the end
  • Hopediah "Hop Pop" Plantar (voiced by Bill Farmer) - Sprig and Polly's 68-year-old traditional, strict, and overprotective grandfather and farmer who runs the family farm.[2] He has watched over Sprig and Polly since they lost their parents as revealed in "Hopping Mall."
  • Polly Petunia Plantar (voiced by Amanda Leighton) - Sprig's polliwog sister who is an outgoing and fearless tadpole. She loves adventure, monsters, and having fun with her family. Although she is young, she has the heart of an explorer.
  • Bessie (vocal effects provided by Dee Bradley Baker) - A giant snail who serves as the Plantar family's mode of transportation. It is revealed in “Anne Theft Auto” that Hop Pop won Bessie in a bid to determine who gets to keep her. By season 2, Bessie pulls the Fwagon that the Plantars ride in during their trip to Newtopia.

Recurring[edit]

Wartwood inhabitants[edit]

  • Mayor Toadstool (voiced by Stephen Root) - A toad who is the corrupt, rude, dangerous, greedy, and arrogant mayor of Wartwood Swamp. He has a tendency to raise the taxes on anything. Despite his flaws, he can do something nice and even do the unexpected for the greater good.
    • Toadie (voiced by Jack McBrayer) - A small frog who is Mayor Toadstool's loyal assistant.
  • Buck Leatherleaf (voiced by James Adomian) - The sheriff of Wartwood who enforces the rules.
  • Walliam "One-Eyed Wally" Ribbiton (voiced by James Patrick Stuart) - A local town vagrant with one working eye and half a shoe on one foot who plays a caterpillar-shaped accordion. He comes from a rich family that resides in Ribbitvale but wants to live the life of a vagrant
  • Sadie Croaker (voiced by Laila Berzins) - An old lady with a cataract in her left eye. She runs Croaker Dairy where she sells dairy products.
  • Felicia Sundew (voiced by Kaitlyn Robrock) - The proprietor of "Felicia's Tea Shoppe" that sells food like tea and dung beetle scones. She is Ivy's mother and Sylvia's daughter.
  • Sylvia Sundew (voiced by Mona Marshall) - Felicia's mother, Ivy's grandmother, and Hop Pop's girlfriend.
  • Ivy Sundew (voiced by Katie Crown) - Felicia's daughter, Sylvia's granddaughter, and Sprig's childhood friend and eventual crush.
  • Leopold Loggle (voiced by Brian Maillard) - An axolotl who is the town's wood-smith and is the proprietor of his woodcraft store. He used to be a metalsmith until an incident where he accidentally impaled his voice box causing him to have speaking issues where he says introducing adverbs and pauses before saying a negative ending word.
  • Albus Duckweed (voiced by Kevin McDonald) - A newt who is the local food critic. He also acts as a master of ceremonies at different events.
  • Stumpy (voiced by John DiMaggio) - The cook and proprietor of "Stumpy's Diner" with interchangeable prosthetic hands. His restaurant becomes a Thai-Frog fusion restaurant after he learns some Thai recipes from Anne.
  • Mr. Flour (voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson) - The baker and proprietor of "Flour & Daughters Bakery."
  • Maddie Flour (voiced by Jill Bartlett) - Mr. Flour's eerie yet understanding daughter and Sprig's ex-fiancée who works at "Flour & Daughters Bakery."
  • Soggy Joe (voiced by Fred Tatasciore) - A frog survivalist and trucker. He is also the star of the "Wild Amphibia" shorts.
  • Tuti (voiced by April Winchell) - The town masseuse and part-time bounty hunter.
  • Chuck (voiced by Matt Braly) - A tulip farmer who can also fix houses fast and wears a hat that covers his eyes. He mostly says "I grow tulips."

Toad Tower inhabitants[edit]

  • Captain Grime (voiced by Troy Baker) - A massive, evil one-eyed toad who is the former ruler of Toad Tower. He makes Sasha his second-in-command after capturing her to help him seize control of Frog Valley by repressing a potential rebellion from the frogs of Wartwood against him. After this fails and Toad Tower is destroyed, he retreats with Sasha, and most of his army abandons him afterward. He is branded a traitor by Newtopia and becomes a wanted criminal. However, Sasha inspires him to regain his former glory by creating a new army to take over Newtopia. Despite his malevolent nature, he is shown to care about Sasha.
  • Sasha Waybright (voiced by Anna Akana) - Anne's and Marcy's former human friend who was captured by Grime and eventually became his new lieutenant after she proved her prowess in battle. She is shown to be the most commanding, rebellious and fiercest of the three girls and was bossy and manipulative towards Anne back home. She was also the one who made Anne steal the Calamity Box that transported the trio to Amphibia in the first place.
  • Bog (voiced by Darin De Paul) - A ruthless toad soldier and tax collector who wields a giant hammer. He and the rest of the toad army abandoned Grime after the destruction of Toad Tower.
  • Fens (voiced by Winchell) - An aggressive female toad soldier who fights with a kanabō. She left Grime's army along with the rest after Toad Tower was destroyed.
  • Mire - A toad soldier in full body armor who doesn't speak and mostly growls. He left Grime's army after Toad Tower's destruction with the rest of the toad soldiers.
  • Percy (voiced by Matt Jones) - A friendly toad soldier who dreams of being a jester. In season 2, he and Braddock are the only toad soldiers left in Grime's army who didn't abandon him.
  • Braddock (voiced by Kristen Johnston in Season 1, Winchell in Season 2) - A friendly female toad soldier who likes to garden and socialize. She and Percy are the only toad soldiers left in Grime's army after the rest deserted him when Toad Tower was destroyed.

Newtopia inhabitants[edit]

  • King Andrias Leviathan (voiced by Keith David) - A towering newt who is the king of Amphibia. While appearing to be a jovial and kindly ruler, he seems to be plotting something involving Anne, Sasha, and Marcy.
  • Marcy Wu (voiced by Haley Tju) - Sasha's and Anne's other human friend who found the Calamity Box first in a shop on Anne’s birthday who was also teleported to Amphibia. She serves as the brains of the trio, is an expert gamer, and has many clumsy moments which Anne and Sasha have to counter. Upon arrival in Amphibia and being found by the inhabitants of Newtopia, Marcy serves Andrias as his close aide and chief ranger of the Newtopian Night Guard.
  • Lady Olivia (voiced by Michelle Dockery) - Andrias's royal advisor. She is often shown to be annoyed when Andrias uses mannerisms that Marcy taught him.
  • General Yunnan (voiced by Zehra Fazal) - An aggressive newt with retractable claws in her gauntlets who is Newtopia's skilled warrior and a general of the Newtopian Army. She is so ruthless and bloodthirsty that she disposed of her own army because they were slowing her down. General Yunan has a habit of introducing herself in a very flashy manner. However, she gets annoyed when people still don't know who she is after doing that.

Production[edit]

Amphibia was created by Matt Braly, previously a storyboard artist on Gravity Falls and later a director on both Gravity Falls and Big City Greens. According to his Twitter account, he had been working on the series for almost two years before being greenlit.[7] The show was based on Braly's childhood trips to Bangkok, Thailand.[8]

James Turner, a British illustrator most well known for his work on the Pokémon series of games (having created several Pokémon designs and worked as the art director for Pokémon Sword and Shield), provided artwork during the initial stages of the project.[9]

On February 19, 2018, Amphibia was greenlit by Disney Channel alongside The Owl House.[1]

On March 25, 2019, it was revealed that Brenda Song would return to Disney as the voice of Anne Boonchuy.[10]

On May 15, 2019, Disney Channel renewed Amphibia for a second season ahead of its premiere. Among the announced guest stars were Marlow Barkley, Mia and Ella Allan.[2][11]

Rough Draft Korea, Sunmin Image Pictures, and Saerom each provide animation, The animators spend three to four months working on pre-production, with an episode taking about nine months to complete.[8] Forty staff members at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California also worked on the series.[8]

On June 23, 2020, the show was renewed for a third season ahead of its second season premiere.[3]

The writing team for the series is three women, something Braly felt necessary due to the show centering on a teenager girl.[8] Storyboard artists are allowed to pitch their own ideas for an episode, a practice Braly took from his time at Gravity Falls.[8]

Music[edit]

T. J. Hill composed the score for the series.[12] During production on the series, Leslie Wolfhard, wife of storyboard artist Steve Wolfhard, pitched to the producers a song, which they ended up using in the season 1 episode "Taking Charge".[13] In July 23, 2020, Hill created a SoundCloud playlist featuring 10 tracks from the first season's score.[14]

A song titled "Welcome to Amphibia", performed by Celia Gray Westbook, was originally intended to serve as the series' theme song.[15] However, the song was later discarded in favor of an instrumental theme.[16] According to Braly, "Welcome to Amphibia" was written due to orders from Disney, but he eventually convinced the studio to use an instrumental theme instead, as he disliked the song because he felt it didn't fit with neither the show nor its main character.[16]

Hyper Potions composed a new version of the instrumental opening for the show's first "Theme Song Takeover" video.[17] A third version of the opening, with lyrics by writer Dan Siegel, was written for the second "Theme Song Takeover" video.[17]

Marketing[edit]

On July 19, 2018, during the Star vs. the Forces of Evil and Big City Greens panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Disney released an early version of the intro for the series.[18]

On April 26, 2019, Disney FanFest released a music video for a vocal version of the opening theme titled ″Welcome to Amphibia″ performed by Celica Gray Westbrook[15] and a two-minute clip[19] during a livestream.[6] It was discussed to be used as the intro song.[20]

On May 14, 2019, Disney Channel released the trailer.[21]

On May 17, 2019, Disney Channel released the final version of the intro.[22]

Amphibia also included shorts, beginning with Teen Girl in a Frog World. The shorts premiered on September 3, 2019.[23]

Episodes[edit]

Series overview[edit]

SeasonSegmentsEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
13920June 17, 2019 (2019-06-17)July 18, 2019 (2019-07-18)
23620July 11, 2020 (2020-07-11)TBA

Season 1 (2019)[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboarded byOriginal air dateProd.
code [24][25][26]
U.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Anne or Beast?"
"Best Fronds"
Derek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Matt Braly & Jack FerraioloKyler Spears, Yonatan Tal & Bert Youn
Aaron Austin & Hannah Ayoubi
June 17, 2019 (2019-06-17)[nb 3]1030.39[27]

"Anne or Beast?": In the town of Wartwood, located in the land of Amphibia which is populated by anthropomorphic amphibians and various other creatures, young Sprig Plantar takes the chance to prove he's responsible when One-Eyed Wally (James Patrick Stuart) comes running into town warning everyone about a horrifying beast. Said "beast" is revealed to be a human girl named Anne Boonchuy, who has been magically transported into their world. After Anne saves him from a giant mantis, Sprig sees her as a hero. Anne later gets captured by an angry mob of frogs led by Mayor Toadstool (Stephen Root), but when two new giant mantises attack she and Sprig work together to defeat them. After beating the bigger of the two mantises, Toadstool suggests running Anne out of town. Sprig stands up to the mob, taking responsibility for her well-being. The Plantars take Anne as their own to everyone's chagrin. Anne now lives with the Plantars until the valley clears up in a couple of months. In the last scene, Anne pulls out a box that got her there in the first place and tries to get it to work. However this time, it doesn't work making the box look like a normal one. This troubles Anne, causing her to resign to her current fate.

"Best Fronds": Continuing from "Anne or Beast?", Sprig wants to help Anne from her homesickness. So he takes her swimming at the lake, but Hop Pop locks the door to keep Anne inside. Anne and Sprig then grab the key and open the door. While swimming at the lake, they face off against a giant snake. After fighting the snake, Anne finally sees Sprig as a good friend. Meanwhile, a mysterious toad interrogates Anne's human friend Sasha who also wound up in Amphibia where the toad had found Anne's other shoe.
2"Cane Crazy"
"Flood, Sweat and Tears"
Derek Kirk KimAdam Colás
Gloria Shen
Hannah Ayoubi & Derek Kirk Kim
Drew Applegate & Cheyenne Curtis
June 18, 2019 (2019-06-18)1010.46[28]

"Cane Crazy": Following the events of the first half-hour episode, Anne accidentally breaks his favorite cane. She, along with Sprig and Polly, first visit town wood-smith Leopold Loggle (Brian Maillard) so he can fix it. After telling them he can't, Loggle tells them that the cane comes from the Doom Tree and shows them a map to it. Anne, Sprig and Polly find the tree and break a branch from it but then find that it is a giant stick insect. They beat the walking stick with termites but have to give the new cane to Loggle to pay for his shop's damages. Thinking that she can no longer stay, Anne packs up to leave. But Hop Pop tells her that she can stay and is on dish duty for breaking his cane. Hop Pop then tries to get his revenge on Anne by adding his own funny insults but to no avail.

"Flood, Sweat and Tears": Following the events of the previous episodes, Anne’s bedroom gets flooded by a leak. So, while Hop Pop tries to fix the leak, Anne bunks with Sprig in his room. They soon discover that they can't stand each other as roommates and try to fix the leak. They then have to battle a couple of giant lampreys, who escape after being defeated, causing the water to drain. Anne and Sprig later find that being honest with each other has made them even better friends. Anne relocates to the couch until the living room starts to flood.
3"Hop Luck"
"Stakeout"
Bert YounMatt Braly & Jack Ferraiolo
Michele Cavin
Kathryn Marusik & Kyler Spears
Jenn Strickland & Steve Wolfhard
June 19, 2019 (2019-06-19)1020.37[29]

"Hop Luck": To win the town's annual potluck and avoid the "Shame Cage" again, Anne leads the family on a quest to make pizza. After gathering most of the ingredients, they go to get tomatoes, which can only be obtained from a giant carnivorous tomato plant. They get swallowed by the plant and lose the ingredients in its stomach. Through Hop Pop's old cookbook, they find that they can eat their way out of the plant. Though the family loses again, their dish still turns out better than before. Anne failed to realize that while in the Shame Cage, they are pelted with "Shame nuggets" by the townspeople as punishment for making a terrible dish.

"Stakeout": Seeing that arguing could lead to a family breakdown, Sprig steals some of the corn to have Anne and Hop Pop go on a stakeout. While they wait, Anne and Hop Pop talk about how they each miss a certain thing, Anne her home and Hop Pop the old ways. They then try each other's drinks, which gives them strange hallucinations, including Sprig as an evil corn monster. Once the hallucinations stop, Anne and Hop Pop appreciate how they both have each other's back. However, Polly drinks the remainder of Anne's drink and hallucinates a rock monster.
4"The Domino Effect"
"Taking Charge"
Derek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Story by : Jeff Trammell
Teleplay by : Gloria Shen
Matt Braly & Jack Ferraiolo
Kathryn Marusik & Kyler Spears
Jenn Strickland & Steve Wolfhard
June 20, 2019 (2019-06-20)1070.41[30]

"The Domino Effect": After saving it from giant hornets and seeing similarities to her old cat, Anne wants to keep a caterpillar as a pet and names it Domino 2 the sequel to her pet cat Domino. However, Hop Pop won't allow pets in the house, so Anne and Sprig hide Domino 2. Domino 2 later turns into a giant feline lepidopteran and attacks the Plantars. Seeing that Domino 2 is too dangerous, Anne distracts it with a mouse toy to drive it away. Sprig later makes a doll that looks like Domino 2 for Anne.

"Taking Charge": Anne shows the Plantars her favorite show Suspicion Island, which Sprig and Polly like but Hop Pop doesn't. Anne later finds that someone used her phone's battery to watch the other episodes. Hop Pop tells them about Zapapedes, centipedes with electricity, and one has enough power to charge Anne's phone. While on the trip, the family gets suspicious of each other. Hop Pop then admits to using the phone, and jumps into a pile of Zapapedes to redeem himself which boosts the battery power of Anne's phone to 10,000%. Anne later forgives Hop Pop as she prevents him from revealing the parts of the episodes that they haven't seen yet.
5"Anne Theft Auto"
"Breakout Star"
Derek Kirk KimStory by : Justin Charlebois
Teleplay by : Jenava Mie
Gloria Shen
Drew Applegate & Cheyenne Curtis
Aaron Austin & Hannah Ayoubi
June 24, 2019 (2019-06-24)1040.39[31]

"Anne Theft Auto": Hop Pop allows Anne to ride Bessie, the family snail, but needs her to read Bessie's history before doing so. Anne thinks it is better to ride by experience, so she and Sprig take Bessie for a joy ride. They then drive off road and decide to get back on road, but Bessie hides in her shell. So while Sprig rides with Mrs. Croaker (Laila Berzins) to get Hop Pop, Anne reads Bessie's history to pass the time. She then reads the part why Bessie hides to avoid an array of giant hedgehogs. Anne and Bessie manage to outrun the array, pick up Sprig, and head for home so Anne can finish the book. After finishing the book, Hop Pop decides to let her take Bessie for a ride causing Anne to walk off while laughing hysterically.

"Breakout Star": Anne gets a pimple breakout and tries to hide it from the townsfolk, but when they see her pimples, they think they are ruby warts and make her a celebrity. Seeing this as an opportunity to get the town's vote, Toadstool and his assistant Toadie (Jack McBrayer) invite her to the town hall and take her to public events. Anne's skin later clears up, and she asks the Plantars for help. They find red berries that look like pimples and attach them on her face. Seeing that the Plantars like her for what she is, Anne wipes off the berries and gets shunned by the town again. Toadstool angrily asks Anne how he is going to get the town's votes now, while insulting them, which causes them to throw fruits and vegetables at him. Anne then returns to live with the Plantars as the monster from the woods.
6"Sprig Vs. Hop Pop"
"Girl Time"
Bert YounAdam Colás
Story by : Emily Brundige
Teleplay by : Michele Cavin
Kathryn Marusik & Kyler Spears
Jenn Strickland & Steve Wolfhard
June 25, 2019 (2019-06-25)1050.39[32]

"Sprig Vs. Hop Pop": Seeing that Hop Pop doesn't take any suggestions from anyone, Sprig challenges Hop Pop for the control of the farm. Sprig surprisingly defeats Hop Pop and starts to take all suggestions. Seeing that the farm is falling apart and that Sprig is mad with power, the girls get Hop Pop, who was among beetles in the cemetery. Hop Pop challenges Sprig to a rematch, during which he promises Sprig that he'll consider some of the suggestions. Sprig forfeits the match, and everything goes back to normal. Hop Pop is later delivered some suggestions, but he rejects some of them.

"Girl Time": Not wanting Polly to end up like the boys, Anne plans to give Polly some long-overdue girl time. While going to different places, Anne enjoys the girl time, but Polly doesn't. While Anne gets a painful massage from a masseuse/bounty hunter named Tuti (April Winchell), Polly ditches her. Anne later finds her with Wally and chastises her for ditching her. After Polly says girl time is boring, Anne insults her, hurting her feelings. Wartwood's sheriff Buck Leatherleaf (James Adomian) is summoned by the angry villagers to arrest Anne and the Plantar family for the IOUs she used to pay the services as Hop-Pop doesn't have money to pay everyone back. They are to be sent to debtors' prison to gather giant spider eggs to pay their debt. Knowing that Polly is a great spitter, Anne wants her to break the spitting record to get the trophy so their debt can be paid in exchange for them not going to debtors' prison. However, Polly is not up to it because she feels bad about herself. Anne then apologizes to her and accepts her for who she is, giving Polly the motivation to spit enough to break the record and pay off the debts. Tuti then breaks the trophy, and using their cut of the trophy, Anne has it made into a statue of Polly which she appreciates.
7"Dating Season"
"Anne Vs. Wild"
Bert Youn
Derek Kirk Kim
Adam Colás
Jenava Mie
Aaron Austin & Hannah Ayoubi
Drew Applegate & Cheyenne Curtis
June 26, 2019 (2019-06-26)1060.39[33]

"Dating Season": While walking in the woods, Anne and Sprig run into Ivy Sundew (Katie Crown), Sprig's childhood friend. Seeing that Sprig likes her, Anne, Hop Pop, and Ivy's mother Felicia (Kaitlyn Robrock) attempt to set them up at the Firefly Formal forcing them to perform a special dance. Seeing that they don't actually want to date each other, they leave the dance together and watch the fireflies. Not wanting to let the courtship be ruined, Anne and the others follow the two kids only to get captured by a couple of giant love doves. Sprig and Ivy then head off to rescue them. After the rescue, Sprig comes to realize that he is in love with Ivy.

"Anne Vs. Wild": Anne, wanting to spend time with the Plantars, decides to go on a camping trip with them. Anne finds out that it is difficult to camp, but not wanting to leave, she lies about camping tough, which then causes Soggy Joe (Fred Tatasciore), a survivalist, to take Anne and the Plantars to the more dangerous area. After telling the family the story of the Mudmen, Joe gets attacked by them. They then turn to the family and start attacking them. Anne remembers that they hate to be clean, so she throws her bath bomb, that she had in her bag, and the Mudmen are revealed to be wimpy cannibal frogs. Anne then tells the Plantars the truth and that she didn't want to be left out, to which the Plantars happily say they will include her in more things. At home, Anne shows them the music box, which Hop Pop says he has never seen before and goes to bed. In actuality, Hop Pop has read from one of his books that it is an item called "The Calamity Box."
8"Contagi-Anne"
"Family Shrub"
Derek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Michele Cavin
Jenava Mie
Drew Applegate & Cheyenne Curtis
Aaron Austin & Hannah Ayoubi
June 27, 2019 (2019-06-27)1080.41[34]

"Contagi-Anne": On a rainy day, Anne is planning to sleep in since she likes sleeping to rain sounds until Hop Pop ropes her into doing some outdoor work to prepare for the rainstorm by covering the crops. To get out of working in the rain, Anne fakes getting sick, but when the rest of the family comes back from working, they get sick. Feeling guilty, Anne decides to take care of them while pretending to be sick. The Plantars then start to develop an ailment called Red Leg, which is deadly. Finding that there is a pond that can heal them, Anne takes the Plantars there. After climbing a steep trail, jumping over geysers and riding a giant fly, they make it to the pond, but the redness doesn't heal. Sad that she will lose her adoptive family, Anne tells them the truth and promises to never fake sickness again. They realize that they're not dying, but are just red because of a mushroom Anne put in the soup she made for them. Anne then hugs the Plantars and cries tears of joy knowing they're going to live which makes them uncomfortable.

"Family Shrub": While working on the Plantars' family shrub, Sprig and Polly think their ancestors are boring and not fascinating. As Hop Pop goes out to get more glue from Loggle, the kids find a secret entrance to three rooms of their ancestors, each with a deadly trap. In the first room, belonging to a scientist ancestor, Sprig pulls a lever that releases a mutated pumpkin creature. Sprig tames it, only to betray it and kick it back in the cage. In the second room, they find out their turnip-farming ancestor was also a great warrior. Sprig pulls another lever, activating a training simulator which Polly smashes her way through. The final room is full of games and puzzles collected by, much to Anne's joyous surprise, a newt who was an honorary Plantar. The ceiling begins to cave and Anne solves the Tetris-like puzzle, opening their escape. After finding the exit, the kids are proud of their ancestors, and Anne is proud to be an honorary Plantar. Having just gotten home and learning about the secret rooms, Hop Pop decides to check them out with Loggle still glued to his back and the kids going after them after hearing their screams.
9"Lily Pad Thai"
"Plantar's Last Stand"
Derek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Adam Colás
Gloria Shen
Kathryn Marusik & Kyler Spears
Jenn Strickland & Steve Wolfhard
July 1, 2019 (2019-07-01)1090.39[35]

"Lily Pad Thai": The Plantars go to Stumpy's to eat. Seeing how the food critic Albus Duckweed (Kevin McDonald) is treating the diner's cook, Stumpy (John DiMaggio), Anne makes a bet that she and Stumpy can turn the diner around, which Duckweed accepts. Since Stumpy doesn't care, Anne, using her skills she learned from her parents' restaurant, takes it upon herself to fix the diner. Stumpy later helps out, and together they turn the diner into a Frog-Thai fusion restaurant. It becomes successful, but Duckweed is still unimpressed and plans to release his terrible review. So Anne and Stumpy bring in a Kraken for a special dish. The Kraken turns out to still be alive and attacks. Anne and Stumpy beat it, and Duckweed gives the restaurant a great review. Stumpy later thanks Anne for her help and says that her parents would be proud. The episode concludes with Anne shaking Stumpy's fake hand which was actually made out of bones from his missing hand to her discomfort.

"Plantar's Last Stand": After Toadstool has increased the food stand tax, Anne convinces Hop Pop to sell Plantar's Potions, which is just vegetable juice. Seeing that he needs to embellish the truth to sell the juice, Hop Pop makes up benefits to it. The juice becomes a great success, but it is still not enough to pay the tax. Seeing that they're out of vegetables, Hop Pop decides to gather garbage and make juice. However, Hop Pop tells the truth and apologizes. While he's apologizing, giant flies come and start picking off townsfolk, including the kids. Hop Pop sees that they're attracted to the garbage juice and takes the barrel to push it off a cliff. The flies drop the kids and take the barrel away. Hop Pop then gives the town a refund and loses the stand to Toadie, but he is happy to be honest again despite losing his stand.
10"Toad Tax"
"Prison Break"
Derek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Michele Cavin
Matt Braly & Jack Ferraiolo
Drew Applegate, Cheyenne Curtis & Kyler Spears
Aaron Austin & Hannah Ayoubi
July 2, 2019 (2019-07-02)1100.50[36]

"Toad Tax": Anne feels that the town doesn't respect her after 1 month of being stranded. She thinks she can get it if she hangs out with the toad soldiers, led by Bog (Darin De Paul), as they go around collecting taxes. However, the toads prove to be a bunch of bullies, and Anne returns at least one item to the townspeople. When the toads attempt to raid the Plantars, Anne stands in the way and fights them to protect her family. The townspeople then stand up to protect Anne. Sprig then tells everyone that Toadstool's been hoarding the taxes, who's saving it for his re-election campaign. The toads leave with the taxes, Anne is now known as the town protector, and the townspeople, as well as the Plantars, happily agree to sign her cast that she got when she was injured. The episode ends with Toadstool being pelted with fruits and vegetables by the townspeople for stealing the money thus being hated even more than ever.

"Prison Break": Continuing from "Toad Tax", coming from Toad Tower, a fortress far from Wartwood, Sasha (Anna Akana) is held prisoner by Captain Grime (Troy Baker) and his army of toads, which include prison guards Percy and Braddock (Matt Jones & Kristen Johnston). As Percy leaves to pursue his jester dreams, his instruments attract a couple of giant herons. He runs back to the fortress, unintentionally leading them. While fighting the herons, Grime is impressed by Sasha's fighting skills and releases her. Sasha makes a deal with Grime to help fight the herons for her freedom. At the safe room, she helps Grime manipulate his soldiers to fight. After winning the battle, Grime offers Sasha the position of lieutenant, which she accepts. As Grime is informed that Bog has returned, Sasha still plans to find her friends but decides to "have a little fun with this place".
Note: This is the first episode of the series to just have the series title card at the beginning, rather than just have the usual intro.
11"Grubhog Day"
"Hop Pop and Lock"
Derek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Michele Cavin
Matt Braly & Jack Ferraiolo
Matt Braly & Kim Roberson
Jenn Strickland & Steve Wolfhard
July 3, 2019 (2019-07-03)1110.44[37]

"Grubhog Day": It is Grubhog Day, the holiday where everyone takes a day-off and celebrates the grubhog for predicting the weather. To restore the family name, Hop Pop has Sprig to watch the grubhog until the ceremony. Sprig wants to make Hop Pop proud but also wants to have fun at the carnival. Anne convinces him that he can do both, and they enjoy the carnival. At the last ride, Anne and Sprig lose the grubhog, and it gets taken away by a giant vulture. To save the ceremony, Anne creates a grub hog sock puppet, and the frogs enjoy its shenanigans. The time comes to cut open the grubhog, and Sprig tells the truth. Seeing that he placed a lot of pressure of Sprig, Hop Pop apologizes. Seeing that the frogs like the puppet, the town decides to make that the grubhog tradition.

"Hop Pop and Lock": While selling produce in an alley ever since they lost their stand, Hop Pop runs into an old crush, Sylvia Sundew (Mona Marshall). As Hop Pop wonders how he can show Sylvia how he feels about her, he sees that a dance is happening tonight. To win over Sylvia and beat his old rival, Monroe (Paul Eiding), Hop Pop asks Anne to teach him to dance. At the dance, Hop Pop and Monroe have a dance battle, which Monroe wins. Hop Pop shows Sylvia his feelings by freestyle dancing, which horrifies the frogs causing them to flee the dance which Toadstool declares to be over immediately. Sylvia responds with an equally terrible dance, saying she always had a soft spot for the weird ones. They then dance together with Sprig playing his fiddle.
12"Civil Wart"
"Hop-Popular"
Derek Kirk KimJenava Mie
Adam Colás
Drew Applegate & Cheyenne Curtis
Kathryn Marusik & Kyler Spears
July 4, 2019 (2019-07-04)1120.45[38]

"Civil Wart": It is theater night, and the town is excited until Mayor Toadstool announces that the acting troupe got eaten before they could reach Wartwood. Using her phone and a glass screen created by the glass artisan Tad, Anne shows the town a futuristic teen romance movie called "Love Choice" that details Constance's dual romance with a cyborg named Hunter and a humanoid deer named Alistair. After the movie is done, Anne reveals that "Love Choice II" is in production. The movie's cliffhanger causes the town to split on its love triangle with Sprig and Polly as leaders. Anne and Hop Pop try to get the town back together by stealing the flags. The two sides commence to fight. During the fight, Sprig protects Polly from an array of vegetables and tells her that he'll always look out for her. After the town makes peace and Sprig's and Polly's relationship is back on track, Anne shows another movie which apparently has no conflict at all called "My Dinner with Anders."

"Hop-Popular": Hop Pop's depressed about losing his stand, and the kids get him a job interview. After the interview, Hop Pop sees Mayor Toadstool nominating himself for mayor to which he rants on how the town could be better. The town, inspired by his words, nominate Hop Pop as mayor, and he accepts. Along with the town's vote, the candidates have to go through trials to prove their worth. Hop Pop excels at the trials, while Toadstool struggles. Toadstool makes a deal with Hop Pop: if he forfeits the last trial, he'll give him his stand back tax free. Hop Pop is about to, but seeing that the town believes in him, he gets back up and wins by a knockout. However, due to not extending his campaign across the valley, Hop Pop loses the election, and Toadstool becomes mayor again. The townsfolk then give Hop Pop a new stand for giving them hope.
13"Croak and Punishment"
"Trip to the Archives"
Bert YounGloria Shen
Michele Cavin
Aaron Austin & Hannah Ayoubi
Jenn Strickland & Steve Wolfhard
July 8, 2019 (2019-07-08)1130.42[39]

"Croak and Punishment": Sprig finds a rare and precious Blue Moon Shell and wants to give it to Ivy for her birthday the following day. However, after cleaning Bessie's stable, he finds it stolen. He and Anne then investigate to find the thief. Their first clue, a red string, leads them to Grub & Go, where the cashier, Quentin (Scott Menville), tells them that it came from the baker, Mr. Flour (Kevin Michael Richardson). After forcefully getting his customer list, Anne and Sprig go around to confront the suspects Stumpy, Mrs. Croaker, Mayor Toadstool, and Toadie, with Sprig being the bad cop with rage. They head over to their last suspect, Gunther (Chris Sullivan), a gentle tusked frog from the south who had to move because of a misunderstanding. Sprig starts breaking his things, which causes him to turn into a hulking tusked-frog. After the civilians refuse to help due to how Sprig treated them, Sprig apologizes and gives Gunther some donuts which causes Gunther to calm down. They return home and discover that it was Ivy who stole it to clean it for Sprig. Sprig gives it to her, but she leaves it with him so she knows how to get to his place.

"Trip to the Archives": The mountain pass will clear up in one week, and to prepare for the quest to find Anne's way home, the Plantars visit the town archives for research. While the others are enjoying reading, Sprig wants to have an adventure, so he takes the lens that keeps the door open and traps them inside. After many attempts to escape, Anne thinks they can escape through the skylight, but she ends up getting stuck and surrounded by giant cicadas. Using the archives blueprints, Sprig goes through the bathroom pipes to escape. He rescues Anne and accepts all the ways to help Anne get back home, whether it is boring or not. Unfortunately while Anne and Sprig hug, the skylight gives way and Anne and Sprig are trapped in the archives again, this time without a single way to escape.
14"Snow Day"
"Cracking Mrs. Croaker"
Derek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Matt Braly & Jack Ferraiolo
Jenava Mie
Drew Applegate & Cheyenne Curtis
Aaron Austin & Hannah Ayoubi
July 9, 2019 (2019-07-09)1140.44[40]

"Snow Day": Hiber Day is coming to freeze all the frogs, and when that happens someone goes missing never to be seen again. That causes everyone to say their goodbyes, but Anne, being warm-blooded, promises to protect them until they thaw out. The cold comes early and freezes everyone, and Anne brings everyone to the town square. She gets bored and thaws Sprig out early to have fun. They do a head count and discover that Polly has been taken. They track her down to a cave where they face off against a giant weasel. Seeing that the weasel is a mother trying to feed her children, Anne gives the weasel her omelet in exchange for Polly. The town thaws out and thanks Anne for protecting them. Anne admits that she wasn't the best protector because she goofed off. The town still accepts her protecting them and being honest. However, upon noticing her phone's photo shown by Sprig who was still exhausted, she is asked if she used them as bowling pins to her embarrassment.

"Cracking Mrs. Croaker": Sprig is very well-liked by everyone, except for Croaker. So to make her like him, Sprig goes through her stuff and discovers a frog named Jonah (Jeff Bergman). Thinking he's Croaker's long-lost love, Sprig goes out to find him and bring him to her. Jonah then turns out to be an assassin who has been hunting Croaker for many years in order to kill her. However, she defeats him. Seeing how much Sprig did to get her to like him, Croaker decides to try to do so.
Note: There is an alternative version of the outro in this episode associated with "Snow Day", and the episode is the first to have an alternative version of the outro.
15"A Night at The Inn"
"Wally and Anne"
Derek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Gloria Shen
Adam Colás
Kathryn Marusik & Kyler Spears
Jenn Strickland & Steve Wolfhard
July 10, 2019 (2019-07-10)1150.34[41]

"A Night at The Inn": Following the events of "Bizarre Bazaar", The family finds the mountain pass still frozen over and head back to town. Then Bessie breaks down, and a storm comes. They decide to stay at the Dandy Lion Inn, a bed and breakfast owned by Teddy and Martha (Sullivan & Kari Wahlgren), a couple of friendly horned bullfrogs. While Anne and Sprig have their own rooms, Polly has to share a room with Hop Pop which bothers her. She then gets the room next to Hop Pop's. At first, she is happy about her independence, but then she gets scared. She visits Anne, Sprig and Hop Pop but finds them missing. She then gets attacked by Martha and escapes through the laundry chute. Polly finds that Martha, Teddy, and a couple of other bullfrogs, named Juliet and Juniper, are cannibals ready to eat her family. She rescues them and defeats the bullfrogs. The family escapes with Bessie and the snails of past guests, and Anne destroys the inn with giant barrels of baking powder and vinegar. They all then sleep in Hop Pop's bed for the night.

"Wally and Anne": Between the events of the tenth half-hour episode, While foraging, Anne sees the Moss Man, a mythical green creature with trees for horns. She tells the family about it, but they don't believe her. To prove she's not crazy, she goes to One-Eyed Wally, who also saw it, and asks for his help to find the Moss Man. While on the quest, Wally saves Anne's life, and she starts to see him as a friend. After finding the Moss Man, Wally admits that he had never seen it up until that point, which frustrates Anne because she doesn't want to be like him. Seeing that her remark hurt Wally's feelings, she apologizes. They see the Moss Man on top of a cliff and climb up to get a picture of it. However, Wally falls and Anne saves him, missing her chance to get proof. They tell the town about it. Without proof, the town doesn't don't believe them. Anne's okay with it because she and Wally know what they saw, and they don't care what others think of them.
16"Family Fishing Trip"
"Bizarre Bazaar"
Derek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Michele Cavin
Gloria Shen
Drew Applegate & Cheyenne Curtis
Aaron Austin & Hannah Ayoubi
July 11, 2019 (2019-07-11)1160.48[42]

"Family Fishing Trip": Sprig looks forward to the family fishing trip and spending time with Hop Pop. However, Hop Pop’s girlfriend Sylvia comes along, and Sprig gets jealous of her. He tries a lot of tactics to get rid of her, but each one just makes Sylvia look better to Hop Pop. Seeing that Sprig is upset, Sylvia tries to talk to him about it. Sprig sees an island with blue flowers and lies to her about them being Hop Pop's favorite so she can swim to it. Hop Pop then comes out ready to fish after Sylvia told him he should spend time with Sprig, which causes Sprig to feel guilty. They hear Sylvia scream, and using Anne's hang glider, Sprig sees her attacked by a giant crab disguised as the flower island. After beating the crab, Sprig apologizes to Sylvia, and she forgives him, thus resuming the fishing trip.

"Bizarre Bazaar": Continuing from "Trip to the Archives", Sprig finds an egg that leads to the Bizarre Bazaar, an exclusive marketplace that appears once a year. Anne, wanting answers about the music box, goes to the traveling festival with Sprig. They find a stand of items that have similar designs like the music box, but the vendor is out to lunch. So as they wait, they decide to look around the bazaar. The vendor, Valeriana (Susanne Blakeslee), returns. Anne is about to show her the music box, but her backpack is taken by Marnie (Bill Kopp). As Anne and Sprig go after him, Valentina wonders if Anne's the one she's been looking for. They catch Marnie and demand the backpack back, but he tells them that the only way to get it back is by winning the Cockroach Race. They're challenged by a racer called the Wrecker who is rarely seen. They accept but lose to the Wrecker, and the bazaar closes. The Wrecker reappears where he turns out be Hop Pop, and he gives Anne's backpack back to her. Anne apologizes for lying to him and trusts Hop Pop to find answers to the box. Later at night, Hop Pop buries the Calamity Box which he feels is too dangerous for anyone else to discover.
17"Cursed!"
"Fiddle Me This"
Derek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Jenava Mie
Matt Braly & Jack Ferraiolo
Kathryn Marusik & Kyler Spears
Jenn Strickland & Steve Wolfhard
July 15, 2019 (2019-07-15)1170.47[43]

"Cursed!": Sprig hides from Maddie (Jill Bartlett), his spooky fiancée. Seeing that he's too scared to break up with her, Anne does it for him through a note. The next morning, they find themselves cursed with Sprig turned into be a fur-ball and Anne turned into a bird. They think it was Maddie who cursed them, and Sprig tries to lift it himself so he doesn't have an awkward conversation with her. But his attempts don't work and he and Anne remain cursed. Maddie arrives with their bread delivery and they ask her to lift it. She tells them that only the caster can lift it, which wasn't her. She helps them find the caster and find that it is Barry (Keith Silverstein), the candy man wanting revenge for the ruined Blue Moon Berries. Maddie fights Barry and turns him into a fuzzy bird, and lifting Anne and Sprig's curses. Maddie states that she'll lift the curse on Barry in exchange for some candy. Sprig apologizes to Maddie and they remain friends.

"Fiddle Me This": The news is spread that "Amphibia's Got Talent" (which Anne compares to a talent show from Earth) is coming to Wartwood, and Hop Pop trains Sprig to win despite going overboard on the training. At the show, the judges (Tara Lipinski & Johnny Weir) see the acts and use a launching platform on the bad acts, such as a unicycle act done by Mayor Toadstool and Toadie. Sprig impresses everyone with his over-the-top, moth-themed fiddle playing. Then a giant bat, thinking Sprig's a moth, comes in and catches him. Using the judges' launching stage, Hop Pop and Polly rescue him. Hop Pop tells Polly to sing, which disorientates the bat which lets Sprig go. After crashing the stage, Sprig asks Hop Pop why he was pushing him so hard when he wanted to have fun. Hop Pop tells him that he wanted to give him and Polly a better future. Hop Pop realizes that he was a bit tough on Sprig and apologizes. Sprig accepts the apology, and he and his family end up winning. The judges offer to have them go on tour and share their act, but they refuse and take the trophy with them as payment for Anne mortgaging the house earlier. Toadstool and Toadie get revenge on the judges by activating the launching stage that they are standing on for rejecting their act and letting Sprig's act win.
18"The Big Bugball Game"
"Combat Camp"
Bert Youn
Derek Kirk Kim
Michele Cavin
Adam Colás
Aaron Austin & Hannah Ayoubi
Drew Applegate & Cheyenne Curtis
July 16, 2019 (2019-07-16)1180.40[44]

"The Big Bugball Game": The town is celebrating Harvest Day, and part of the celebration is that Anne must learn the Big Bugball Game. Every year, it is the farmers versus townies, and the farmers always lose. However this year, Anne joins the farmers' team, with Sprig, Hop Pop, Croaker, and a tulip farmer named Chuck (Matt Braly). The townies consist of Mayor Toadstool, Toadie, pro-Bugball player Frog Jordan (Diedrich Bader), Lydia (Eden Riegel), and a transfer from out of state named Olaf. While going against the townie team in a practice round, Anne refuses to let her team help. After losing the practice round, Anne's team helps her be more of a team player. At the game, the teams are evenly matched, and the townies resort to cheating by blinding Anne. Using the trust expertise from practice, Anne reaches the goal but doesn't make the shot. Sprig then catches the ball and wins for the farmers. Anne now sees the importance of teamwork and later gets victory dunked with bug juice much to her discomfort. Her teammates then eat all of the bugs off of her making her more uncomfortable.

"Combat Camp": While Hop Pop heads to Crop Con, Anne, Sprig and Polly are forced to stay at a daycare center with Tritonio Espada (Matt Chapman) who became the new owner ever since the original owners, called the Bogwaters, retired. When Hop Pop leaves, Tritonio turns out to be an adventurer-type instructor who has converted the daycare into a combat camp. While Tritonio praises Sprig and Polly, he pushes Anne to train harder. Anne feels that Tritonio is picking on her and asks him why. He tells her that he is tough on her because he believes in her potential. He gives Anne his family sword and trains her to fight. On the last day of their stay, Tritonio has them learn an expertise plan that involves a bug train. Sprig and Polly question it, but Anne trusts Tritonio and says they should do it. At the train, they manage to get past the train guards associated with Toad Tower and get a priceless ruby called the Tiger-Moth's Eye. Tritonio takes it and is revealed to be a train-robber who only used the kids to get it. They escape, and Anne fights Tritonio. She defeats him, and the train guards take him away. While Anne feels betrayed by Tritonio, she'll still give teachers a chance the day she gets home. Meanwhile Hop Pop returns from Crop Con having being attacked by killer locusts.
19"Children of the Spore"
"Anne of the Year"
Derek Kirk Kim
Bert Youn
Matt Braly & Jack Ferraiolo
Jenava Mie
Kathryn Marusik & Kyler Spears
Drew Applegate, Silver Paul & Jenn Strickland
July 17, 2019 (2019-07-17)1190.41[45]

"Children of the Spore": Hop Pop tries to build and preserve a battleship replica called The Green Lady, but the kids' rough housing breaks it, and he takes it to Loggle's to fix it. While there he meets Apothecary Gary (Tony Hale), a salesman who sells him a potion who will make the kids behave. He doesn't think it'll work, but after the kids break the ship again, he decides to put it on them. In the morning, the kids behave 'til the evening. Hop Pop puts another dose on them, and they turn into mind-controlled zombies. He runs into Gary, who turns out to be a rare sentient mind-controlling mushroom who plans to takeover all of Amphibia. Hop Pop leads the citizens and Gary to the stable and uses Bessie to eat all the mushrooms, including Gary. The citizens and Gary's host, Lloyd, are free and return home even though they are all confused and lost about where they were this whole time and Lloyd doesn't remember where he lives. Hop Pop apologizes to the kids for giving them the potion, and the kids apologize for not listening to him, promising to listen to him more often. Hop Pop's beetle Jeremy later eats some of the potion and becomes infected.

"Anne of the Year": In Wartwood, Mayor Toadstool awards its most prestigious award, called the Frog of the Year, to Anne after the citizens of Wartwood vote for her. Toadstool is incensed and shocked at this and bets that her celebration party, an annual event the winner puts on for the town, will be a disaster. To prove him wrong, Anne plans the party with Hop Pop as the entertainment, Polly as the bouncer, and Sprig bringing the spectacle by confessing his feelings to Ivy. Anne becomes obsessed with proving Toadstool wrong. The party seems to go off without a hitch until the sashimi, a giant mudskipper that Stumpy caught, begins destroying the party, setting fire to the stage. Taming it and gaining the unlikely assistance of Toadstool, Anne puts the fire out with the chocolate fountain and subdues the sashimi. Hop Pop says that they chose Anne because of how much she has grown, not because she was flawless. Toadstool even concedes and tells her she deserves the award. When the party resumes, Ivy asks Sprig if he wants to go out with her, and he accepts. Toadie tells Anne that "a friend" is waiting for her on the bridge outside of town. It is revealed to be Sasha, finally reuniting with Anne. However, she arrives with the entire Toad Tower army, led by Grime, who says that it is nice to finally meet Anne.
Note: This is the last episode to use the original intro and outro. The next episode uses alternate versions of those, and the next season has them replaced.
20"Reunion"Derek Kirk Kim, Kyler Spears & Bert YounAdam Colás, Matt Braly, Jack Ferraiolo & Gloria ShenCheyenne Curtis, Nate Maurer, Kyler Spears, Jenn Strickland & Steve WolfhardJuly 18, 2019 (2019-07-18)1200.34[46]
Three months ago, Anne and Sasha ditch school for the former's birthday. Just as she is about to head home, Anne is convinced by Sasha to go see Marcy about getting the music box. In the present while continuing from "Anne of the Year," Grime and his army enter Wartwood to invite the frogs to a banquet celebrating Anne and Sasha's reunion. After Anne gives the okay, they head to Toad Tower. While the frogs enjoy the banquet, Anne and Sasha hang out in Sasha's room. After talking to a nervous soldier, Sprig figures out the banquet is a trap and they're prisoners causing the frogs to fight back. Sasha tells Anne that the banquet was to get Hop Pop to the fortress so he can be fed to a giant venus flytrap for inspiring rebellions in the valley. Anne tries to rescue the frogs, but they are all captured. As Hop Pop is taken to be executed, Anne, with the help of Sprig, stands up to Sasha and defends him. Grime proposes a duel between the girls: if Anne wins the frogs can go, but if Sasha wins Hop Pop is to die. Anne beats Sasha, but the fortress starts to explode from Wally's boomshrooms. As everyone escapes the collapsing tower, Anne tries to save Sasha, but she lets herself fall out of guilt for how she treated her. Grime saves her, and he and the toads escape with her unconscious body. Sprig, Hop Pop and Polly comfort Anne with a hug as she cries. After getting back to Wartwood, the Plantars apologize that Anne lost Sasha as a friend, but Anne tells them it is okay because she considers them her family and that as long as they stay together, they'll get through anything.
Note: This is the first 22-minute special of the series, as well as the only special in the first season of the show. It is also the second episode to both use just the series title card in the intro and an alternate outro respectively.

Season 2 (2020)[edit]

It was announced by D23 that four of the season's 20 episodes will be 22-minute specials.[47]

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211"Handy Anne"
"Fort in the Road"
Kyler Spears
Joe Johnston
Adam Colás
Todd McClintock
Drew Applegate & Nate Maurer
Eleisiya Arocha & Silver Paul
July 11, 2020 (2020-07-11)2010.39[51]

"Handy Anne": Spring is upon Wartwood, and Anne, Sprig, Hop Pop, and Polly decide to travel to Newtopia, a sprawling metropolis located at the heart of Amphibia, to find answers on how to get Anne home. Because they will be gone for a long time, Hop Pop hires Chuck to protect the house in their absence. After seeing how incapable Chuck is at defending the house, Anne decides to fortify the house herself. She uses a special potion from Loggle to strengthen the plants, but does not heed the warning on using too much, resulting in the plants mutating into a giant monster and destroying the house. Anne and the Plantars are able to defeat it, while Chuck quickly fixes the house (which is why Hop Pop hired him). With this, the Plantars set out for Newtopia, but not before forgetting to give the key to Chuck causing them to turn back home.

"Fort in the Road": The Plantars are on the road to Newtopia. Sprig and Anne want to experience exciting adventures, but Hop Pop forbids them from using his rule book, knowing that beyond the valley can be dangerous. As a result, all their requests to stop and see sights are denied. In order to explore, Anne feigns a stomachache and sneaks out with Sprig to check out ancient forts. They accidentally trigger a door that leads to the inside of one of them, discovering a factory. Hop Pop follows them, and when Sprig accidentally reactivates the factory's assembly line and its associated computer (Wahlgren), it puts Hop Pop in danger. After Anne's attempts to rescue him herself are futile, Sprig forcefully shuts down and destroys the factory by jamming Hop Pop's rule book into the disc drive. After they escape, Hop Pop apologizes for being so strict, and to make it up to them, he buys the kids ice cream that they wanted to get earlier. As they drive away, a robot from the destroyed factory emerges from the rubble, still alive.
Note: New intro and outro sequences have been introduced in this episode. The outro shows the Fwagon traveling on the road.
222"The Ballad of Hopediah Plantar"
"Anne Hunter"
Jenn Strickland
Kyler Spears
Michele Cavin
Jenava Mie
Anna O'Brian & Eddie West
Inbal Breda & Cassie Zwart
July 18, 2020 (2020-07-18)2020.22[52]

"The Ballad of Hopediah Plantar": The family arrives at Bittyburg, a literal small town where its tiny citizens are being forced to pay the ruthless outlaw Judro Hasselback (Keith Ferguson). Wanting to have a heroic song about him, Hop Pop stands up to Judro and drives him out of town. The townspeople thank him as a hero until Judro comes back with the rest of the Hasselback Gang and their leader, Mama Hasselback (Jenifer Lewis). After Hop Pop loses to Mama, the Plantars leave the town. Hop Pop later realizes that being a hero isn't about songs and praises; it's about doing the right thing and turns back around to face the gang. While it appeared that Hop Pop was winning, Mama figures out that his family is helping him. She beats Hop Pop again, and the sick kid, Bailey (Julian Edwards), goes berserk along with the other townspeople and defeats the Hasselback Gang. As the Plantars leave, the robot from the factory continues to follow them.

"Anne Hunter": The family makes a stop in a forest where they discover that they are low on food and need to gather some more. Feeling guilty about it, Anne goes hunting for food while Sprig teaches her the Plantar family hunting techniques which include a funny yet hypnotic dance. While Anne gathers food, the rest of the family gets captured by a scorpileo, a scorpion with leonine features. With the guidance of a Sprig hallucination, Anne uses what she learned as a hunter and saves the family from the scorpileo. The robot is still following them but keeps bumping into trees.
233"Truck Stop Polly"
"A Caravan Named Desire"
Joe Johnston
Jenn Strickland
Gloria Shen
Adam Colás
Drew Applegate & Nate Maurer
Eleisiya Arocha & Silver Paul
July 25, 2020 (2020-07-25)2030.44[53]

"Truck Stop Polly": Feeling a little small, Polly tries to spend some time with the family but keeps messing things up. They make a stop at a truck stop where Anne, Sprig and Hop Pop vent out their frustrations about Polly. Polly, feeling unwanted, trades places with a purple stone and expects the family to apologize. However, thinking that she's asleep in her bucket, the family leaves Polly behind. It's then revealed that the stone is a roc egg. When it hatches, it'll eat everything it sees. With the help of Soggy Joe, Polly gets to the family just as the roc hatches and zaps it, saving her family. The family apologizes for what she overheard, and they hug it out. As Soggy Joe takes them to the next stop, Hop Pop reads a story to the kids.

"A Caravan Named Desire": While traveling through the dry swamp, the family encounters a sand-worm. They are then saved by Renee Frodgers (Susan Egan), the manager of a traveling theater troupe who offers to have them join them. Hop Pop, who happens to be a struggling actor, takes the opportunity. He then gets cast in the lead role of a new play, while Sprig tries to get in with Francis (Max Mittelman) and the other cool theater kids and Anne tries to put together a puzzle due to having a traumatic experience in a play she was in. Hop Pop later discovers that Frodgers is using the play to rob the towns they pass by, and not wanting to steal from unexpecting folks, exposes her as she robs the bank. Frodgers tries to escape, leaving the troupe behind, only to be stopped by a sand-worm and get arrested by the local sheriff. The family then head out on their own once more with Hop Pop denying to the sheriff any knowledge of the incident.
244"Quarreler's Pass"
"Toadcatcher"
Kyler Spears
Joe Johnston
Todd McClintock
Michele Cavin
Anna O'Brian & Eddie West
Inbal Breda & Cassie Zwart
August 1, 2020 (2020-08-01)2040.54[54]

"Quarreler's Pass": Halfway to Newtopia, Hop Pop annoyed at Sprig and Polly's bickering, drops them off at Quarreler's Pass, a split road to let travelers vent their frustrations. Sprig and Polly continue to annoy one another, but they eventually realize that they need to work together if they are to reunite with Anne and Hop Pop. They end up in a cave where their bickering alerts a two-headed blind olm (Berzins & Chris Wylde) that can hear them and intends to devour them. Realizing that their arguing is what got them in their situation in the first place, Sprig and Polly use their vocal mimicry to have the olm fight itself, and the two escape the cave. They make it back to the fwagon where Anne has been listening to Hop Pop's non-stop advice on how to get a boyfriend. Unfortunately, Anne kicks Hop Pop off the fwagon for listening too much. Hope he's okay.

"Toadcatcher": Following her defeat by Anne, Sasha's been training to get her revenge on her and the Plantars while also looking after a defeated, lazy and out of shape Grime, who is now wanted by Newtopia for his crimes. In addition, he has been using Sasha's phone to binge-watch Suspicion Island. Percy and Braddock (Winchell), the only soldiers of Grime's army who didn't abandon him, visit a town, and they accidentally reveal Grime's whereabouts to the newt soldier General Yunan (Zehra Fazal). Sasha and Grime flee where the latter deduces that the former's rigorous training is due to losing her friend back at Toad Tower which Sasha confirms but also adds is due to not wanting to lose Grime, who she considers as her only other friend. They team up and manage to outwit Yunan by dropping her into a river. Reinvigorated, Grime decides to conquer Newtopia after he is done binge-watching Suspicion Island. Sasha promises that she and Anne are not through.
255"Swamp and Sensibility"
"Wax Museum"
Kyler Spears
Jenn Strickland
Gloria Shen
Jenava Mie
Eleisiya Arocha & Silver Paul
Drew Applegate & Nate Maurer
August 8, 2020 (2020-08-08)2050.32[56]

"Swamp and Sensibility": When Bessie's reins break, the family makes a stop in Ribbitvale, a highly affluent, upper-class town. There, they find Wally who is revealed to be the heir to the one of the richest families in Amphibia: the Ribbitons. Wally's father, Wigbert (Hugh Bonneville), takes the family to their mansion where Wally tells Anne that Wigbert is unaware of how he lives in Wartwood and cannot tell him for fear that he will disapprove. Wanting Wally to just be himself, Anne shows his family his life in Wartwood at dinner. When Wigbert forbids him from returning to Wartwood, Wally is forced to win his freedom in a game of beast polo that is commentated by Crumpet (Matt Vogel). Trying to make up for what she did, Anne volunteers to be Wally's beast, and they end up defeating Wigbert. Wally is allowed to return to Wartwood, but he tells his father that he still wants to be a Ribbiton, as long as he is accepted for who he is. Wigbert agrees and expresses his pride for his son.

"Wax Museum": The family stops at a town where its citizens marvel at Anne's appearance. This leads them to an oddities wax museum, where they meet the Curator (Alex Hirsch) who shows off the various wax statues he has on display. When Anne comes across a portable CD player that came from her world, she allows herself to be put on display for a day so she can obtain it. She goes back later that night to prepare, but the Curator traps her and attempts to permanently encase her in wax. When the Plantars discover Anne missing, they go back to the oddities museum and try to free her. They find out that the wax "statues" are actually live creatures. The Plantars free the statues and save Anne. The creatures drag the Curator into a room as red wax spills under the door. Sprig is able to get the CD player, and the family makes their final push to Newtopia.


Note: "Wax Museum" serves as a tribute to Gravity Falls with the participation of the show's creator.[55]
266"Marcy at the Gates"Joe Johnston & Jenn StricklandMatt Braly & Adam ColásAaron Austin, Anna O'Brian, Eddie West & Cassie ZwartAugust 15, 2020 (2020-08-15)2060.40[57]
The family finally arrives at Newtopia, only to find that it's closed to all outsiders until the army of giant ants called barbari-ants are gone. They then get attacked by the barbari-ants, but are rescued by a hooded figure, which is later revealed to be Anne's other human friend Marcy (Haley Tju). She tells the family that the only way to defeat the barbari-ants is to drive away the queen. They go with her on the mission, with Anne wanting to protect Marcy, as she had always been a bit clumsy, while Sprig is suspicious of her after their encounter with Sasha. After convincing Anne that she can take care of herself, Marcy manages to save Sprig from the barbari-ant queen and drive her away. The family is then able to enter the city where they meet Lady Olivia (Michelle Dockery) who welcomes them to Newtopia. Anne later tells Marcy about Sasha, and they both promise to find a way home, unaware that they are being watched by the King of Amphibia who apparently has a secret plot involving the girls as he states that the pieces are coming together.
277"Scavenger Hunt"
"The Plantars Check In"
Kyler Spears
Joe Johnston
Todd McClintock
Michele Cavin
Drew Applegate & Nate Maurer
Eleisiya Arocha & Silver Paul
August 22, 2020 (2020-08-22)2070.44[58]

"Scavenger Hunt": The King sends Marcy a puzzle message, and she, along with Anne and Sprig, searches for the clues. During the search, Anne tries to prove that she's just as smart as Marcy while also helping a young axolotl named Efty (Brielle Milla) get her caterpillar down, talking to an elderly newt named Doris (Tress MacNeille), and encouraging the gnatcho vender Gertie (Nicole Byer). Acting on the advice that Gertie gave her, Anne tries to act smart to find the last clue. This leads them to the sewers where they run into a giant alligator. Just as the alligator is getting closer, Gertie, Doris and Efty open the manhole, and Anne, Sprig, and Marcy make it out of the sewer. Hop Pop and Polly later meet up with them, and Sprig blurts out that Anne feels dumb around Marcy. Marcy later tells Anne that she's been jealous of her because of her social skills. After coming to a better understanding, Anne finds the last clue in a gnatcho tray, bringing the clues together to say "Bring me the Plantars", meaning the family's being summoned by the King.

"The Plantars Check In": The Plantars meet King Andrias (Keith David), who turns out to be a friendly giant newt. Seeing that the Calamity Box is still at Wartwood, Andrias tells Anne that it might take some time for him and Marcy to find more information about it. In the meantime, he gives them a place at Newtopia's finest hotel, called the Hemisphere Hotel, with an unlimited royal credit card. While the rest of the family sleeps in the room, Sprig takes the card and explores the hotel. He's about to ride the indoor Ferris wheel, but he drops the card which falls into the hands of the bellhop, Bella (Kristen Schaal). Bella tries to run with it, but Sprig catches her. The card lands on top of the Ferris wheel, and they race for it. As they fight over it, they stop to look at the view and are in awe. Bella returns the card to Sprig, apologizes, and then falls off the top. Using a cup of coffee to gain speed, Sprig gathers pillows to make a pile and save Bella. Bella is about to be fired by the hotel manager, but Sprig stands up for her and manages to get her a raise. He returns to the room, and the rest of the family wakes up and tries to get Sprig moving.
288"Lost in Newtopia"
"Sprig Gets Schooled"
Jenn Strickland
Kyler Spears
Jenava Mie
Gloria Shen
Anna O'Brian & Eddie West
Inbal Breda & Cassie Zwart
August 29, 2020 (2020-08-29)2080.29[59]

"Lost in Newtopia": Wanting to get the authentic Newtopian experience, Anne and Polly fake stomach problems to get off the tour bus. Once they do, they first go to a food stand run by Jerry (Jack Ferraiolo) who sells spicy wraps. The wraps turns out to be too spicy as Anne and Polly breathe fire and accidentally burn the stand's roof. They get away from Jerry and then decide to buy artificial tails. Anne's tail proves to be too big and just keeps crashing into people, including the guards. The duo get away from the guards, and Anne participates in a parade, being the head puppeteer of a float. Anne plays with the float, thus offending the locals because the float and parade are to honor a fallen Newtopian hero. Anne and Polly then get chased again by the locals, guards, and Jerry back to the bus. Anne gives Polly a spicy wrap and Polly breathes fire to drive the angry mob away. They then join back with the tour group to continue the tour. Meanwhile at the Newtopian Library, Marcy and Andrias find a secret entrance that might lead them to more information about the Calamity Box.

"Sprig Gets Schooled": The Plantars visit Newtopia University where Sprig impresses the headmaster, Professor Harringbone (Flula Borg), with his survivalist knowledge, athleticism, and musical talent. Harringbone then offers Sprig a chance to enter the school through its young student program, which he accepts to fulfill Hop Pop's dream of seeing one of his grandkids go to college. Even after a rough trial period, Harringbone decides to enroll Sprig immediately to which Sprig refuses and tries to leave. However, the school is on lockdown for the night, making Sprig a prisoner. Hop Pop sees this and tries to get in to get Sprig out while Anne and Polly try to break in to get into the supposed college party. Sprig escapes and finds Hop Pop stuck in the front gate. Harringbone arrives with the campus police and demands to know what's going on. Sprig then tells Hop Pop that he hates the college and apologizes for disappointing him. Hop Pop tells him that he doesn't care about the college dream because he's not ready to let Sprig go yet. Harringbone still offers Sprig a spot at the college when he's ready.
299"Little Frogtown"
"Hopping Mall"
Joe Johnston
Jenn Strickland
Adam Colás
Todd McClintock
Drew Applegate & Nate Maurer
Eleisiya Arocha & Silver Paul
September 12, 2020 (2020-09-12)2090.36[60]

"Little Frogtown": While the kids wait in line for Newtopia's arcade, Hop Pop takes it upon himself to figure out what happened to his friend Sal (Maurice LaMarche), a sandwich maker from Wartwood who came to Newtopia to start a deli. Self-monologuing in the style of a noir film that he saw on Anne's phone, Hop Pop's investigation then leads him to a sauce factory. After knocking one of the security personnel into a vat of sauce, Hop Pop is apprehended and taken to their boss who turns out to be Sal. It turns out that Sal left his deli so he can sell his sauce. Sal tells Hop Pop that sometimes change can be a good thing and that if he embraces it, you can make the future yourself and bring along the past. However, Hop Pop has to quickly leave when Sal is informed that one of his workers was found in one of the vats. Hop Pop later meets up with the kids, who are banned for life from the arcade because of Anne scaring a kid that was cutting in line. Hop Pop finds himself still self-monologuing.

"Hopping Mall": The Plantars go to the mall to get souvenirs. Anne wants to find the perfect gift for her mother and finds it in the form of an artisan-made teapot. However, the teapot is the grand prize for the winner of a bumper-cart competition, and Anne has to face its champion Priscilla the Killa (Misty Lee) and her daughter Pearl (Romi Dames). Anne wins the competition because Priscilla had to use her injured tail to avoid hitting Polly. After hearing that the teapot was made by Priscilla's mother, she gives it to her, leading to Pearl giving her hand-made butterfly to Anne. After Anne tells him about her mother, Sprig tells her that his and Polly's mother died when they were young. Sprig wonders if it's possible to miss someone you barely remember, and Anne gives him a comforting hug.
Note: New outro sequence is used in this episode in light of the ending for “Hopping Mall”. The ending sequence depicts the skyline of Newtopia at night as a piano version of “Anne’s Theme” plays.
3010"The Sleepover to End All Sleepovers"
"A Day at the Aquarium"
Kyler Spears
Joe Johnston
Michele Cavin
Gloria Shen
Alexandria Kwan & Eddie West
Inbal Breda & Cassie Zwart
September 19, 2020 (2020-09-19)2100.45[61]

"The Sleepover to End All Sleepovers": Marcy is having a sleepover at the castle, and the kids are invited. After a montage of shenanigans, Anne and Marcy decide to do a scare dare challenge and dare Sprig and Polly to come with them to the basement. Anyone who chickens out gets their names in the Book of Losers. They enter the basement and find themselves in a crypt where they are chased by ghosts. They make it to Marcy's room, but the ghosts catch up to them. The kids find out that the ghosts get physical forms when facing a mirror, so they grab a few, make the ghosts physical and beat them. Even though they have to write their names in the Book of Losers, they consider the sleepover awesome.

"A Day at the Aquarium": The Plantars and Marcy meet with Andrias, who tells them what he found about the Calamity Box. The box turns out to be a transporter to other worlds, with the three gems needing to be charged at three temples. Knowing only one temple's location, they decide to prepare for it. Anne tells Marcy that she'll go with the Plantars and waits for Marcy to pick them up, but Marcy says it's best that she stays at Newtopia since they're getting close to their way home. Wanting to make their last moment with each other the best, Anne suggests to the Plantars that they should go to the aquarium. However, their trip turns out to be filled with memories of their past adventures, and they get depressed over separating. The security guard (Jim Cummings) suggests that watching the live show can cheer them up, and they go there. During the show, Sprig gets chosen to feed a giant water snake, but he cries remembering it was his first adventure with Anne. The water snake gets spooked and flees, breaking part of the stage, and Sprig falls into the water where a couple of giant stingrays plan to eat him. The family fights off the stingrays but later gets kicked out of the aquarium. Anne and the Plantars say their last goodbyes, and the Plantars head back to Wartwood. Seeing that Anne really misses her frog family, Marcy suggests that she should go with them to get the Calamity Box. Anne races to catch up with them, and the family is reunited again. Andrias comes up to Marcy with a proposition.
3111"The Shut-In!"Joe Johnston & Jenn StricklandMichele Cavin & Todd McClintockInbal Breda, Alexandria Kwan, Eddie West & Cassie ZwartOctober 17, 2020 (2020-10-17)2120.28[62]

The Plantars stay inside during a blue moon, so they won't turn into beasts. To pass the time, they tell spooky stories.

  • "Phone-Mo": Anne, renamed Anna, is told about a cute animal video by human version of Sprig, Polly, Maddie and Toady, but causes them to mysteriously disappear into the video. At first, she resists the video, but then watches it and likes it. She then finds that her friends are trapped in the video and the cute animal comes out of the video as a monster to take her. Finding that it's weak against harsh criticism, Anna dislikes the video, defeats the monster and saves her friends, but the monster eggs hatch into tiny versions of itself.
  • "Dead End": A young Hop Pop works as a wagon driver, picking up his next customer Mr. Littlepot (George Takei). After a few stops, Hop Pop realizes that Littlepot is death personified and the next stop is at his farm. However, instead of Hop Pop, Littlepot takes his hair to cover his baldness and leaves while Hop Pop cries over the loss of his long and luxurious hair.
  • "Skin Deep": Sprig and Ivy are playing bugball, until they lose the ball and go looking for it. They find the ball in an old house that belongs to a skin-wearing monster called the Seamstress. Sprig rips her mask off, revealing her to be a glass frog who uses her skin cloth to cover herself. Sprig and Ivy beat the monster and escape.

After Sprig and Ivy prank the family, Polly, wanting a spooky story to tell since most of her stories were all experiences the family had, looks at the blue moon to turn into a beast. Nothing happens at first and the blue moon legend appears to be false, until Polly turns into a beast, which freaks out the Plantars.

32[63]12"Night Drivers"
"Return To Wartwood"
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Shorts[edit]

Teen Girl in a Frog World (2019)[edit]

A series of shorts began airing depicting Anne encountering oddities in Amphibia with the Plantars. All of the shorts were directed by Drew Applegate.[64][65][66]

No.TitleWritten byOnline release date
1"No Signal"Drew Applegate[64]September 3, 2019 (2019-09-03)
Anne can't get a signal for her phone and ponders that she might need to be close to a large antenna. Sprig misunderstands her and retrieves a giant insect with large antennae.
2"Whack-A-Mole"Steve Wolfhard[65]September 10, 2019 (2019-09-10)
Seeing Sprig dealing with a mole digging up the vegetable patch, Anne uses her Whac-A-Mole skills to hit it. This angers the creature, which turns out to be a much larger mole than she realized.
3"Scenic Route"Drew Applegate[66]September 17, 2019 (2019-09-17)
Anne is bored during a snail ride, so Hop Pop suggests taking the scenic route home. While the Plantars are unfazed, Anne is alarmed and injured by the many things they encounter along the journey. By the time they get home, Anne is eager to take the scenic route again.
4"Hop Popcorn"Cheyenne Curtis[66]September 24, 2019 (2019-09-24)
Hop Pop decides to make popcorn for movie night by roasting a giant ear of corn. However, he forgets to cover it, and the giant popcorn destroys most of the house and injures the family.
5"Cattail Catastrophe"Drew Applegate[66]October 1, 2019 (2019-10-01)
With Anne unable to cross a large gap, Sprig suggests using a giant cattail as a catapult. However, the cattail proves too strong and Anne is launched off into the distance. Sprig, thinking it looks fun, launches himself after her.

Wild Amphibia (2019)[edit]

In the style of nature documentaries, Soggy Joe introduces the viewer to a variety of strange creatures in Amphibia. After Soggy Joe is done reviewing each one, he will reveal a fictional promotion that is associated with him.

No.TitleOnline release date
1"Rhino Beetle"November 13, 2019 (2019-11-13)
2"Killer Tomatoes"November 20, 2019 (2019-11-20)
3"Kitty"November 27, 2019 (2019-11-27)
4"Praying Mantis"December 4, 2019 (2019-12-04)

Chibi Tiny Tales (2020)[edit]

Disney began releasing new shorts titled Chibi Tiny Tales as a loose follow up to Big Chibi 6 The Shorts.

No.TitleOnline release date
1"Mantis Bowling"June 7, 2020 (2020-06-07)[67]
Anne teaches Sprig, Hop Pop and Polly how to bowl by rolling a pill bug at baby mantises. The mother mantis soon discovers them and gets revenge by turning them into her own pins.
2"Quit Bugging Me"June 14, 2020 (2020-06-14)[68]
Hop Pop is constantly disrupted by Sprig, who is attempting to catch and eat a passing fly. He eventually tricks Sprig into sticking his tongue to a giant ladybug and getting carried away.
3"Bird Attack"June 21, 2020 (2020-06-21)[69]
A bird mistakes Sprig's goggles for clovers and attempts to eat Sprig and Anne. Before they can be eaten, a larger bird mistakes the bird's plumage for its own favorite plant and pursues them all.
4"Bucket Blues"June 28, 2020 (2020-06-28)[70]
Polly finds a chalice left by Wally and begins using it, making her old bucket jealous. The bucket attempts to win her back to no avail, only to get damaged saving her from a falling boulder. Seeing its selflessness, Polly rejects the chalice and returns to her bucket.
5"Family Photo"July 5, 2020 (2020-07-05)[71]
Hop Pop tries to force the kids to take a family photo together, but they are impatient and keep ruining every shot. While attempting to escape, they accidentally break Hop Pop's camera. Feeling guilty, the three assemble a family photo for Hop Pop using pieces from the other photos.
6"Quicksand"July 12, 2020 (2020-07-12)[72]
While playing with Sprig, Anne accidentally gets stuck in a quicksand pit. Unable to rescue her, the Plantars say their goodbyes to Anne, and she accepts her fate, only to discover Wally's secret hideaway below, which she easily returns from.

Disney Theme Song Takeover[edit]

As part of a promotional campaign, Disney Channel began airing the Disney Theme Song Takeover wherein supporting characters from different shows performed the theme song to the series they were in. Unlike previous theme song takeovers, the first Amphibia Takeover video is instead an alternate arrangement instead of a supporting character singing it. A second theme song takeover video, centering on Sasha and set during the series' first season, is in development.[17]

No.TitleRelease date
1"8-bit Theme Song Takeover"August 14, 2020 (2020-08-14)

Anne and Sprig play a new video game on her phone resembling their adventures. Hop Pop later tells them to clean the spiders out of the bathroom to lure them away so he can play the game.


Note: The video features pixel art by guest animator Paul Robertson and an arrangement of the theme by indie chiptune band Hyper Potions.[73]

Broadcast[edit]

Amphibia made its first international debut in Canada on June 24, 2019. The series also airs repeats on Disney XD USA.[citation needed]

International
Country Channel Release date
Canada Canada Disney Channel June 22, 2019[74]
United Kingdom United Kingdom Disney Channel (2019-2020) Disney+ (2020-) July 6, 2019[citation needed]
Republic of Ireland Ireland
Latin America Disney XD August 5, 2019[nb 4][citation needed]
India India Disney Channel August 11, 2019[citation needed]
Maldives Maldives
Australia Australia Disney Channel (2019-2020)
Disney+ (2019-present)
August 18, 2019[citation needed]
Fiji Fiji Disney Channel (2019)
Disney+ (2019-present)
New Zealand New Zealand
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Disney Channel (2019-2020)
Disney+ (2019-present)
Tuvalu Tuvalu
Japan Japan Disney Channel September 1, 2019[nb 5][75]
Netherlands Netherlands Disney Channel September 2, 2019[citation needed]
Taiwan Taiwan Disney Channel September 8, 2019[76]
Southeast Asia September 9, 2019[citation needed]
South Korea South Korea Disney Channel September 18, 2019[77]
Italy Italy Disney Channel (2019-2020)
Disney+ (2020-present)
October 5, 2019[citation needed]
Russia Russia Disney Channel October 14, 2019[78]
Belgium Belgium Disney Channel October 21, 2019[citation needed]
France France Disney Channel
Greece Greece Disney Channel
Middle East and North Africa Disney Channel
Serbia Serbia Disney Channel
Bulgaria Bulgaria Disney Channel December 9, 2019[citation needed]
Romania Romania Disney Channel
Spain Spain Disney Channel January 11, 2020[79]|
Germany Germany Disney XD (2020)
Disney+ (2020-present)
February 17, 2020[80]
Czech Republic Czechia Disney Channel March 2, 2020[81]
Hungary Hungary Disney Channel
Slovakia Slovakia Disney Channel
Israel Israel Disney Channel March 8, 2020[citation needed]
Denmark Denmark Disney XD March 23, 2020[citation needed]
Estonia Estonia
Finland Finland
Iceland Iceland
Latvia Latvia
Lithuania Lithuania
Norway Norway
Poland Poland Disney XD
Sweden Sweden Disney XD
Turkey Turkey Disney Channel May 25, 2020[citation needed]
Ukraine Ukraine PLUSPLUS August 20, 2020[82]
Portugal Portugal Disney Channel September 14, 2020[83]

Reception[edit]

Critical reception[edit]

Amphibia received a positive reception from critics. Common Sense Media's Emily Ashby praised the series for its characters and themes, writing that "Sprig and Anne's adventures are a joy to behold, mostly thanks to their delightfully compatible personalities and the sweet friendship that develops between them" and that "the story illustrates issues like bullying and emotional manipulation in ways that will resonate with kids and tweens and can prompt discussions about the topics".[84] Bekah Burbank of LaughingPlace.com praised the series' ability to balance its humor and its terror elements, as well as its pacing, characters, and animation, stating that "Amphibia is clever and goofy with plenty of jokes to keep kids laughing and just enough scary content to hold their attention. The show moves quickly and is broken into two 11-minute episodes that, at least for the premiere, form one complete chapter. The animation is bouncy and colorful and the characters are a delight".[85] Collider's Dave Trumbore gave the series' first two episodes a 4 stars rating, feeling that they "[served] as a great introduction to the series".[86]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Most episodes of the series consist of two 11-minute segments, though there can be a full-length special at times.
  2. ^ Animation outsourced to Rough Draft Korea, Saerom Animation and Sunmin Image Pictures.
  3. ^ This episode was released on DisneyNOW and Disney Channel's official YouTube channel on June 14, 2019.
  4. ^ The first episode was shown on August 3, 2019 as a sneak peek.
  5. ^ The sneak peek was shown earlier on August 2, 2019.

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