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.


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
Netherlands (Dutch) Beste Vrikkers
Spanish (Latin America) Un amigo de verdad A true friend
Vietnamese Bạn Thân Nhất Best friend first
Korean 우리는 친구 We are friends

Production Information 

  • This alongside Anne or Beast? are not the first episodes produced in production order.


  • This episode is an adjusted version of Amphibia’s original pilot.[4]
  • This episode is the first episode for Anne to appear as wearing a swimming suit.

Revelations and Continuity


  • "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.


  • In the flashback, before Anne opens the Calamity Box, Sasha is seen without her jacket, but it appears after she opens it.


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List of Amphibia Characters
Humans: Anne BoonchuySashaMarcy

Plantar Family: Sprig PlantarHop Pop PlantarPolly Plantar
Secondary Characters: Grime
Recurring Characters: BessieFelicia SundewIvy SundewMaddie FlourMayor ToadstoolSadie CroakerWallyLeopold LoggleBraddockMr. FlourPercyStumpyToadie
Minor Characters: Anne's FatherAnne's MotherApothecary Gary/LloydMaggie

List of Amphibia episodes
Season One: "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
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