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{{Infobox episode
 
{{Infobox episode
 
|title = Best Fronds
 
|title = Best Fronds
|partOfSeason = [[Season 1|1]]
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|season = 1
|episodeNumber = 1b
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|episodenumber = 1b
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|overallnumber = 2
 
|airDate = June 14, 2019 ([[DisneyNOW]] & YouTube)<br>
 
|airDate = June 14, 2019 ([[DisneyNOW]] & YouTube)<br>
 
June 17, 2019 ([[Disney Channel]])<br>
 
June 17, 2019 ([[Disney Channel]])<br>
 
August 5, 2019 ([[Disney XD]])
 
August 5, 2019 ([[Disney XD]])
|previousEpisode = [[Anne or Beast?]]
 
|nextEpisode = [[Cane Crazy]]
 
 
|image = Best Fronds Title Card.png
 
|image = Best Fronds Title Card.png
 
|writer = [[Matt Braly]]<br>
 
|writer = [[Matt Braly]]<br>
 
[[Jack Ferraiolo]]
 
[[Jack Ferraiolo]]
 
|director = [[Derek Kirk Kim]]
 
|director = [[Derek Kirk Kim]]
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|animation = [[Rough Draft Korea]]
 
|productioncode = 103b
 
|productioncode = 103b
 
|storyboardist = [[Aaron Austin]]<br>
 
|storyboardist = [[Aaron Austin]]<br>
 
[[Hannah Ayoubi]]
 
[[Hannah Ayoubi]]
|internationalairDate = June 22, 2019 (Canada)<br>July 6, 2019 (UK and Ireland)<br>August 2, 2019 (Japan)<ref>https://twitter.com/AmphibiaWikia/status/1156663615463809026</ref><br>
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|internationalairDate = June 22, 2019 (Canada)<br>
August 3, 2019 (Latin America)<br>
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July 6, 2019 (UK and Ireland)<br>
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August 2, 2019 (Japan)<ref>https://twitter.com/AmphibiaWikia/status/1156663615463809026</ref><br>
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August 3, 2019 (Latin America; Disney XD)<br>
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August 11, 2019 (India)<br>
 
August 18, 2019 (Australia and New Zealand)<br>
 
August 18, 2019 (Australia and New Zealand)<br>
 
September 2, 2019 (Netherlands)<br>
 
September 2, 2019 (Netherlands)<br>
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September 18, 2019 (South Korea)<br>
 
September 18, 2019 (South Korea)<br>
 
October 5, 2019 (Italy)<br>
 
October 5, 2019 (Italy)<br>
October 21, 2019 (France, Belgium)}}
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October 14, 2019 (Russia)<br>
'''Best Fronds''' is the second segment of the first episode of the [[Season 1|first season]] of [[Amphibia (series)|''Amphibia'']], and the second episode overall.
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October 21, 2019 (France; Disney Channel, Belgium, Middle East and North Africa, Greece)<br>
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December 2, 2019 (Latin America; Disney Channel)<br>
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December 3, 2019 (Latin America; Disney Channel)<br>
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December 9, 2019 (Bulgaria, Romania)<br>
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January 11, 2020 (Spain)<br>
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February 17, 2020 (Germany)<br>
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March 2, 2020 (Czechia, Hungary, Slovakia)<br>
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March 8, 2020 (Israel)<br>
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March 23, 2020 (France; Disney XD, Scandinavia, Poland)}}
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'''"Best Fronds"''' is the second segment of the first episode of the [[Season 1|first season]] of [[Amphibia (series)|''Amphibia'']], and the second episode overall.
   
<span>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?]].</span><ref name=":0">https://www.wdtvpress.com/disneychannel/shows/amphibia/episodes/anne-or-beast-best-fronds/</ref>
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<span>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?]]".</span><ref name=":0">https://www.wdtvpress.com/disneychannel/shows/amphibia/episodes/anne-or-beast-best-fronds/</ref>
   
 
== Synopsis ==
 
== Synopsis ==
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| rowspan="2" |Best Fronds
 
| rowspan="2" |Best Fronds
 
|-
 
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|Netherlands (Dutch)
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|Dutch
|Beste Vrikkers
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|''Beste Vrikkers''
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Spanish (Latin America)
 
|Spanish (Latin America)
|''Un amigo de verdad''
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|''Un Amigo de Verdad''
|A true friend
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|A True Friend
 
|-
 
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|Vietnamese
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|Spanish (Castilian)
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|''Amigos Frondosos''
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|Leafy Friends
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|-
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|[[File:Flag of Vietnam.png|20px]] Vietnamese
 
|''Bạn Thân Nhất''
 
|''Bạn Thân Nhất''
 
|Best friend first
 
|Best friend first
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|-
 
|-
 
|French
 
|French
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|''Comme les deux doigts de la palme''
Comme les deux doigts de la palme
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|?
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|-
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|Polish
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|''Przyjaciele''
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|Friends
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|-
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|Russian
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|''Испытание дружбой''
 
|?
 
|?
 
|}
 
|}
   
 
==Production Information ==
 
==Production Information ==
* This alongside [[Anne or Beast?]] are not the first episodes produced in production order.
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* This alongside "[[Anne or Beast?]]" are not the first episodes produced in production order.
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**Despite this, this was the first episode written, as it was originally the pilot episode. <ref>https://amphibi-crew.tumblr.com/post/185965898693/02-best-fronds</ref>
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
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* Hop Pop is seemingly a failed actor.
 
* Hop Pop is seemingly a failed actor.
 
* [[Sasha]] is revealed to also be in [[Amphibia (place)|Amphibia]] along with [[Anne Boonchuy]] and is imprisoned in the [[Toad Tower]].
 
* [[Sasha]] is revealed to also be in [[Amphibia (place)|Amphibia]] along with [[Anne Boonchuy]] and is imprisoned in the [[Toad Tower]].
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== Edits ==
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* In the Southeast Asia broadcast, the words "jerk" and "dang" were cut out.
   
 
== Allusions ==
 
== Allusions ==
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* '''"The Wizard of Oz"''' - The famous quote "There's No Place Like Home" appears engraved on a decoration next to the cash register.
 
* '''"The Wizard of Oz"''' - The famous quote "There's No Place Like Home" appears engraved on a decoration next to the cash register.
 
* '''"[[Wikipedia:Sega Dreamcast|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.
 
* '''"[[Wikipedia:Sega Dreamcast|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.
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* '''"Maneki-neko"''' - The chinese cat Maneki-neko, is on the shelf above the cash register's desk.
   
 
== Errors ==
 
== Errors ==
 
* In the flashback, before Anne opens [[The Calamity Box|the Calamity Box]], Sasha is seen without her jacket, but it appears after Anne opens the box.
 
* In the flashback, before Anne opens [[The Calamity Box|the Calamity Box]], Sasha is seen without her jacket, but it appears after Anne opens the box.
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** 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
   
 
{{Gallery}}
 
{{Gallery}}
   
== References ==
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==External links==
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* {{YouTube|id=watch?v=XX3uta-AuEg}}
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Reflist}}
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[[Category:Episodes animated by Rough Draft Korea]]
 
[[Category:Episodes animated by Rough Draft Korea]]
 
[[Category:Released episodes]]
 
[[Category:Released episodes]]
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Revision as of 14:39, March 31, 2020

"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]

Synopsis

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

Plot

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

Transcript

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

Cast

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
Japanese はじめてのともだち Best Fronds
Dutch Beste Vrikkers
Spanish (Latin America) Un Amigo de Verdad A True Friend
Spanish (Castilian) Amigos Frondosos Leafy Friends
Flag of Vietnam Vietnamese Bạn Thân Nhất Best friend first
Korean 우리는 친구 We are friends
French Comme les deux doigts de la palme ?
Polish Przyjaciele Friends
Russian Испытание дружбой ?

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]

Trivia

  • 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.

Revelations and Continuity

Edits

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

Allusions

  • "Best Friends" - The title "Best Fronds" 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.

Errors

  • 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

Gallery

Promo-gallery
Click here to view this page's gallery.

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 TBA
Teen Girl in a Frog World No SignalWhack-A-MoleScenic RouteHop PopcornCattail Catastrophe
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