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"A Caravan Named Desire" is the second segment of the third episode of the second season of Amphibia, and the forty-fifth episode overall.[1]

Synopsis

Hop Pop signs the family up to join a travelling theater troupe, hoping to realise his dream of being an actor.[2]


Plot

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Transcript

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Cast

Main Cast

Additional Voices

Gallery

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Trivia

  • Running Gag: Anne's jigsaw puzzle keeps getting ruined.
  • Wilhelm scream: When one of the actors fall off the stage when Renee attempts to escape via the caravan, he uses the famous "Wilhelm scream". This is the second episode to use it, the first being "Prison Break".
  • This episode reveals that Anne hates plays due to a school play that ended in disaster when she was younger.
  • This is the 5th time Anne has a flashback to a moment on Earth.

Continuity

  • Hop Pop's dream of becoming an actor comes finally true, but in the end, he decided to give it up for the greater good.
  • Hop Pop starts acting again just way back in "Taking Charge".

Allusions

  • A Streetcar Named Desire - The title is a play on the theater play by Tennessee Williams.
  • Titanic - The cover image on Anne's jigsaw puzzle is a reference to Titanic, with the koala couple mimicking the famous deck scene. Even the tune that plays is a nod to Celine Dion's song "My Heart Will Go On", which was featured in said film.
  • Dune - The Dry Swamp as well as the Sandworms are a reference to the popular science fiction novel series, Dune.
  • Dexter's Laboratory - One of the students in Anne's flashback is a caricature of Dexter from the TV series of his namesake.

Errors

  • Despite Anne causing a disaster in the school play she did when she was young , there's no damage anywhere from the fire happening on stage.
    • The costumes don't burn up easily.
    • The stage doesn't start to burn up slowly.
    • Anne also doesn't get hurt after tripping on her face.
    • When Hop Pop bursts into the door, it is open, but when it zooms out, the door is closed.

References


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Season 1 Anne or Beast?Best FrondsCane CrazyFlood, Sweat & TearsHop LuckStakeoutThe Domino EffectTaking ChargeAnne Theft AutoBreakout StarSprig Vs. Hop PopGirl TimeDating SeasonAnne Vs. WildContagi-AnneFamily ShrubLily Pad ThaiPlantar's Last StandToad TaxPrison BreakGrubhog DayHop Pop and LockCivil WartHop-PopularCroak & PunishmentTrip to the ArchivesSnow DayCracking Mrs. CroakerA Night at the InnWally and AnneFamily Fishing TripBizarre BazaarCursed!Fiddle Me ThisThe Big Bugball GameCombat CampChildren of the SporeAnne of the YearReunion
Season 2 Handy AnneFort in the RoadThe Ballad of Hopediah PlantarAnne HunterTruck Stop PollyA Caravan Named DesireQuarreler's PassToadcatcherSwamp and SensibilityWax MuseumMarcy at the GatesScavenger HuntThe Plantars Check InLost in NewtopiaSprig Gets SchooledLittle FrogtownHopping MallThe Sleepover to End All SleepoversA Day at the AquariumThe Shut-In!
Season 3 TBA
Teen Girl in a Frog World No SignalWhack-A-MoleScenic RouteHop PopcornCattail Catastrophe
Chibi Tiny Tales Mantis BowlingQuit Bugging MeBird AttackBucket BluesFamily PhotoQuicksand
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