Family Shrub is the second segment of the eighth episode of the first season of Amphibia, and the sixteenth episode overall.

It premiered on June 27, 2019 alongside Contagi-Anne.


Sprig and Polly think their family history is boring until they begin to uncover family secrets buried deep under their very own home.


For a full plot of "Family Shrub", click here.


For a full transcript of "Family Shrub", click here.


Main Cast

Additional Voices

  • Sam Reigel

Title in other languages

Language Title Translation
Spanish (Latin America) El Árbol de la Familia The Family Tree
Dutch Familie struik Family Shrub
Indonesian Semak Keluarga
Vietnamese Bụi Cây Gia Đình Family Bushes
Japanese ひみつのへや Secret


  • This episode reveals the secrets of three Plantar ancestors that relate to one of the main characters:
    • Great Uncle Skip Plantar who was a brilliant scientist (which relates to Sprig).
    • PolliAnna Plantar who was a Warrior (which relates to Polly).
    • Emma the Newt who traveled all over Amphibia collecting rare treasures and became an honorary Plantar (which relates to Anne)


  • The word "curse", "dang it", "or dead bodies", "heck", and "suckers" was cut during Southeast Asia broadcast.


  • "Family Tree" - The title "Family Shrub" is a play on the phrase "Family Tree".
  • Tetris - The Wall puzzle in Emma's lair bears a resemblance to the puzzle video game.
  • Indiana Jones - The scene where Sprig grabbed his hat after escaping the spiked ceiling trap mirrors the scene seen in the movie "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom".


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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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