Hopping Mall is the second segment of the ninth episode of the second season of Amphibia, and the fifty-sixth episode overall.[1]


Hop Pop takes the kids to a Newtopian shopping mall to buy souvenirs, and Anne will do anything to get the perfect gift for her mom back home.


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  • Super Smash Bros.: The way Sprig pulls a perfect shield, takes a critical hit against the opponent, and launches them out of the stage is a clear reference to the Super Smash Bros. series, namely Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.[2]
  • Bitcoin: The Rich folk discuss 'bugcoin" during a scene at the ball, which is a reference to the popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin.
  • Hot Topic: Hop Topic is a parody of the iconic merch store, Hot Topic.
    • A Funko POP can be seen in the window.
  • Claire's: Frog Clarie's is a parody to the girls, tween and teens accessories store, Claire's.


  • The episode's title is a pun on the phrase, "shopping mall."
  • This episode includes the first mention of Sprig and Polly’s parents. In this case, their mother.
    • It is revealed that Sprig and Polly's mother passed away when they were very young and they don't even remember what she looked like, much less her voice.
  • Anne reveals a few things about her mother:
    • She likes butterflies, vases, and tea.
    • She was a bad singer.
    • She and Anne didn't always see eye to eye.
  • This is the third episode with a different credit sequence. The others were after episode 14 ("Snow Day" / "Cracking Mrs. Croaker") and "Reunion".


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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!Night DriversReturn To Wartwood
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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