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"Anne or Beast?" is the first segment of the first episode of the first season of Amphibia, and the first episode overall, which also serves as the series premiere.

It first premiered online on June 14, 2019, on DisneyNOW and YouTube and premiered on Disney Channel on June 17, 2019, alongside "Best Fronds".[3]

Synopsis

Sprig tries to capture a mysterious beast to prove that he’s responsible.[3]

Plot

For a full plot of "Anne or Beast?", click here.

Transcript

For a full transcript of "Anne or Beast?", click here.

Cast

Main Cast

Additional Voices

Felicia Sundew, Sadie Croaker, Mr. Flour, Leopold Loggle, and most of the Amphibians all have no lines in the episode.

Title in other languages

Language Title Translation
Flag of Japan Japanese モンスターとうじょう? Anne or Beast?
Flag of Netherlands Dutch Anne of beest?
Flag of India Indonesian Anne Atau Binatang Buas?
Flag of Argentina Spanish (Latin America) ¿Anne o la Bestia?
Flag of Spain Spanish (Castilian) ¿Anne o bestia?
Flag of Vietnam Vietnamese Anne Hay Quãi Vật
Flag of South Korea Korean 괴물이 나타났다! The monster appeared!
Flag of France French L'Anne ou la Bête ? The Anne or the Beast?
Flag of Poland Polish Anna czy bestia? Anne or Beast?
Flag of Portugal Portuguese (Portugal) Anne ou o Monstro? Anne or the Monster?
Flag of Brazil Portuguese (Brazil) Anne ou Monstro Anne or Monster
Flag of Russia Russian Энни или чудище? Annie or the beast?

Production Information

  • Despite being the first episode to air, it alongside "Best Fronds" are not the first episodes produced in production order.
  • A clip from the episode premiere at the Amphibia panel at Disney Channel Fan Fest 2019 on April 27, 2019. It was later uploaded to Disney Channel's YouTube channel that same day.

Trivia

  • This is the first episode to have a character's name in the title, and the first episode to have Anne's name in the title.
  • A fully animated scene was cut, possibly due to time restraints. It featured Polly appearing in the door after Hop Pop leaves Anne.

Revelations and Continuity

  • Polly is revealed to have a candy problem.
  • Hop Pop's real name is revealed that Hopadiah Plantar.
  • Anne still has the The Calamity Box in her possession though it seems to be currently inactive as the gems on the box appear to be colorless
  • Sprig in this episode is revealed to be irresponsible and reckless according to Hop Pop.

Edits

  • In the Southeast Asia broadcast, the word "heck" was cut.

Allusions

  • "Man or Beast" - The title "Anne or Beast" is a play on the phrase "Man or Beast".
  • Video Games - When Polly eats up the candy Sprig gives her, she makes sounds that sound like they're from a classic Pac Man-esque video game.

Animation Errors

  • When Anne Boonchuy first meets Sprig Plantar, Sprig is caught in her trap. They talk for a while, and Anne tries to leave Sprig (still stuck in the trap) as she hears the sound of the beast. And then, she looks back, struggling with some internal conflict, turns back to free Sprig from the trap.
    • In this scene, she cuts the rope with her spear, but then after that scene, the remaining rope tied on Sprig's feet seemingly disappears.

Memorable quotes

You have a name, stranger?

Sprig Plantar

My name's Anne. Anne Boonchuy.

Anne Boonchuy

Look like I’m gonna be here for a while.

Anne Boonchuy

Gallery

Anne or Beast? Title Card
The image gallery for Anne or Beast? may be viewed here.

External links

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 Museum
Season 3 TBA
Teen Girl in a Frog World No SignalWhack-A-MoleScenic RouteHop PopcornCattail Catastrophe
Chibi Tiny Tales Mantis BowlingQuit Bugging MeBird Attack
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