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"Handy Anne" is the first segment of the twenty-first episode of Amphibia. It aired on July 11, 2020.

Synopsis

Worried that something bad could happen while they are in Newtopia, Anne decides to disaster-proof the farm.

Plot

Anne and Sprig are enjoying the "new season", though the former is still slightly traumatized from the "Sasha incident". Hop Pop arrives to inform the two that the ice has melted and that they can leave the valley now to Newtopia, a city with newts that could potentially hold the key to helping Anne get back home. He even acquires a "Fwagon" (family-wagon) that they can use to travel there. Hop Pop informs the kids that they need to pack before they leave and give the house key to Chuck, whom Anne cannot seem to remember despite playing Bugball with him once. Upon meeting Chuck again, Anne feels that he is incapable of tending to the house and decides to let him go so that she can full proof it as well as the crops from any natural harm.

Sprig is looking through his collection of slingshots to see which one would be perfect for the trip. He begins to have a breakdown when he cannot decide and Polly does not help when she mockingly questions his choices. Meanwhile, Anne goes to see Loggle after having collected defensive items for the house and asks for something to protect the crops. He presents his miracle glop, a green glowing substance that has an unusual effect on crops, but despite his warning, Anne buys and then carelessly dumps it all into the crops, despite the barrel warning her against doing so.

Anne and the Plantars are ready to leave when the crops suddenly mutate into monsters forcing the family to fight them. When they morph into a giant veggie monster, one of Anne's traps causes the monster to land on top of the house; destroying it completely. Anne defeats the monster by herself. Anne apologizes for the mess as she wanted to help the Plantars like they are helping her. Hop Pop informs her that they are working with her, not for her. Hop Pop calls Chuck, who fixes the entire house in a matter of seconds, and they prepare to depart. Anne asks if they should bring the Calamity Box, but Hop Pop, not wanting her to find out he buried it out of safety, lies to her and explains that it is safe with his "contacts". As they leave, they realize they still need to give the key to Chuck.

Cast

Quotes

Loggle: [hums] Oh! Hiya, Anne. Let me guess. Disaster-proofing your house?
Anne: Oh, yeah. I got everything I need for the house. Just need something for the crops. The very heart and soul of a farm. You got anything for that?
Loggle: As a matter of fact, I do.
Anne: Hmm, that was weird.
Loggle: Yeah, didn't feel right.
―Anne shopping at Loggle's

Hop Pop:Well, let's get this fwagon on the road. No turning back now!
Anne: Did we give the key to Chuck?
Hop Pop: We're turning back now!
―Anne and the Planters leaving for Newtopia


Trivia

  • The episode title is a reference to Playhouse Disney/Disney Junior's show Handy Manny, and also on "handyman."
  • This is the first episode to use the new season 2 intro and end credits.
  • Anne does not remember Chuck from "The Big Bugball Game".
  • The frog that was picked up by the giant dragonfly is still in the air after three months.
  • Sprig is revealed to own numerous slingshots, many of which actually have different accessories and abilities.
  • Loggle for the first time says "I do" without slowly transitioning into a negative, which he admits "doesn't feel right".
  • The glop induced eggplant creature resembles the xenomorph from the Alien franchise.
  • During the battle with the vegetable monster, Anne's eyes glow blue, this time prominently. This is a call back to "Anne or Beast?" where Anne's eyes briefly flash blue while she holds off the red mantis.
  • Hop Pop buried the Calamity Box, as shown in "Bizarre Bazaar" which Anne is still unaware of, and refuses to bring it with them to Newtopia.
  • Anne running on the arm of the vegetable monster to attack its eyes is similar to the TMNT 2012 Season 3 episode Vision Quest, where Leo run's on the Shredder's arm to eventually shoot an arrow into his eye.

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Media
AmphibiaChibi Tiny Tales
Characters
Anne BoonchuySprig PlantarPolly PlantarHop Pop PlantarBessieOne-Eyed WallyLeopold LoggleIvy SundewFelicia SundewSylvia SundewMaddie FlourRosemary, Lavender and GingerMr. FlourSadie CroakerStumpyAlbus DuckweedApothecary GaryMayor ToadstoolToadieChuckSasha WaybrightMarcy WuZappapedeBarryCaptain GrimePercyFroboGeneral YunanBog, Fens, and MireLady OliviaKing AndriasJacindaWigbert RibbitonPriscilla PaddockPearl PaddockMrs. BoonchuyMysterious Entity
Episodes
Season One: "Anne or Beast?/Best Fronds" • "Cane Crazy/Flood, Sweat & Tears" • "Hop Luck/Stakeout" • "The Domino Effect/Taking Charge" • "Anne Theft Auto/Breakout Star" • "Sprig Vs. Hop Pop/Girl Time" • "Dating Season/Anne Vs. Wild" • "Contagi-Anne/Family Shrub" • "Lily Pad Thai/Plantar's Last Stand" • "Toad Tax/Prison Break" • "Grubhog Day/Hop Pop and Lock" • "Civil Wart/Hop-Popular" • "Croak and Punishment/Trip to the Archives" • "Snow Day/Cracking Mrs. Croaker" • "A Night at the Inn/Wally and Anne" • "Family Fishing Trip/Bizarre Bazaar" • "Cursed!/Fiddle Me This" • "The Big Bugball Game/Combat Camp" • "Children of the Spore/Anne of the Year" • "Reunion"

Season Two: "Handy Anne/Fort in the Road" • "The Ballad of Hopediah Plantar/Anne Hunter" • "Truck Stop Polly/A Caravan Named Desire" • "Quarreler's Pass/Toadcatcher" • "Swamp and Sensibility/Wax Museum" • "Marcy at the Gates" • "Scavenger Hunt/The Plantars Check In" • "Lost in Newtopia/Sprig Gets Schooled" • "Little Frogtown/Hopping Mall" • "The Sleepover to End All Sleepovers/A Day at the Aquarium" • "The Shut-In!" • "Night Drivers/Return to Wartwood" • "Ivy on the Run/After the Rain" • "The First Temple" • "New Wartwood/Friend or Frobo?" • "Toad to Redemption/Maddie & Marcy" • "The Second Temple/Barrel's Warhammer" • "Bessie & MicroAngelo/The Third Temple" • "The Dinner/Battle of the Bands" • "True Colors"

Locations
AmphibiaWartwood SwampToad Tower NewtopiaBittyburgRibbitvaleSaint James Middle School
See also
Welcome to AmphibiaNo Big DealCalamity BoxSuspicious Island