"Best Fronds" is the second segment of the first episode of the first season of Amphibia, and the second episode overall.

It first premiered online on June 14, 2019 on DisneyNOW and YouTube and premiered on Disney Channel on June 17, 2019 alongside "Anne or Beast?".[3]


Sprig takes Anne swimming in a nearby lake to help her feel less homesick.[3]


For a full plot of "Best Fronds", click here.


For a full transcript of "Best Fronds", click here.


Main Cast

Additional Voices

Sasha, Marcy, the Thrift Stop cash register, and most of the Amphibians all have no lines in the episode. The male human who bought at the store’s voice isn’t credited.

Title in other languages

Language Title Translation
Flag of Argentina Spanish (Latin America) Un Amigo de Verdad A True Friend
Flag of Spain Spanish Amigos Frondosos Leafy Friends
Flag of France French Comme les deux doigts de la palme Like the two fingers of the palm
Flag of Indonesia Indonesian Sahabat Baik Best Friends
Flag of Japan Japanese はじめてのともだち Best Fronds
Flag of South Korea Korean 우리는 친구 We are friends
Flag of Netherlands Dutch Beste Vrikkers Best Fronds
Flag of Poland Polish Przyjaciele Friends
Flag of Russia Russian Испытание дружбой Friendship test
Flag of Ukraine Ukrainian Найкращі друзі Best Friends
Flag of Vietnam Vietnamese Bạn Thân Nhất Best friend first

Production Information 

  • This alongside "Anne or Beast?" are not the first episodes produced in production order.
    • Despite this, this was the first episode written, as it was originally the pilot episode. [4]


  • This episode is an adjusted version of Amphibia’s original pilot.[5]
  • This episode is the first episode for Anne to appear as wearing a swimming suit.
  • During the scene where the owner of the shop, who is sleeping, is shown, a Sega Dreamcast can be seen, along with what appears to be an unknown copy of Sonic the Hedgehog.
  • The scene in the flashback where Anne, Marcy and Sasha get teleported to Amphibia was featured in the intro.

Revelations and Continuity


  • In the Southeast Asia broadcast, the words "jerk" and "dang" were cut out.


  • "Best Friends" - The title is a play on the aforementioned phrase.
  • "The Wizard of Oz" - The famous quote "There's No Place Like Home" appears engraved on a decoration next to the cash register.
  • "Sega Dreamcast" - The console appears, alongside its controller, the VMU, and the games, Sonic Adventure and Crazy Taxi in a glass container in the cash register's desk.
  • "Maneki-neko" - The chinese cat Maneki-neko, is on the shelf above the cash register's desk.


  • In the flashback, before Anne opens the Calamity Box, Sasha is seen without her jacket, but it appears after Anne opens the box.
    • In the same scene, Anne's backpack is nowhere to be seen even though she had it on her in the thrift store, and later has it on her during her stay in Amphibia.



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External links


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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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