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"Mewnipendance Day" is the first segment of the eleventh episode of Star vs. the Forces of Evil. It premiered on August 17, 2015 alongside "The Banagic Incident".

Synopsis

Star leads a battle reenactment as part of a Mewni Independence Day celebration with her friends on Earth.

Plot

Star has gathered everyone she knows to the Diaz household to perform a reenactment of Mewnipendance Day which resides on the "37th of Grobnock". When the first Mewmans arrived on Mewni they built their kingdom and raised their corn, but were soon attacked by evil monsters. Using her magic, the then current queen of Mewni empowered her farmers into soldiers and sent them out to defend the land, forcing the monsters to retreat into the woods. Star has Marco act as her lieutenant while the rest of the gathered friends are split into Mewmans and monsters. Marco finds the whole thing ridiculous and feels that they should just have lunch together, but Star insists that it is important to perform these events for the day. An All-Seeing-Eye is present at the meeting which freaks Marco out, but Star assures her that it is from Mewni so that the people at home can watch it. Unbeknownst to her, it is actually from Ludo and Toffee who are watching the events unfold. Buff Frog returns to inform Ludo about what is happening, but he is told that his services are no longer required because of the eye which saddens him.

Star prepares everyone for their roles by having the "monsters" where poorly constructed costumes while the "Mewmans" are housed in gigantic suits of armor that are implausibly tall. Marco points out this conundrum from the pop-up book that Star has been using as the basis, but she misinterprets as meaning that the Mewmans' weapons need to be bigger and that the monsters need to go weaponless. Marco tries to correct Star again who begins to be slightly woke to the situation. Back at Ludo's castle, Buff Frog tells the rest of the monsters that soon they will all be replaced and have no need to work for Ludo. Toffee suggests that they use a mini portal while Star is distracted to steal her wand which Buff Frog taking on the task of doing so to prove his worth. Star begins the reenactment, but slowly begins to become unnerved by what she is seeing. As Ferguson sneaks away from the whole ordeal, Buff Frog arrives to steal Star's wand with everyone believing that he is Ferguson.

Buff Frog manages to sneak up Star's tower to get the wand when the staff that was given to him by Toffee fails to open the portal. With no other option, he tries to grab the wand by hand, but gets caught by Star and flipped over by Francis. Star panics and runs after "Ferguson" to check on him. When she realizes that it is the real Buff Frog, he runs with Star holding her wand out to blast him, but at the last minute chooses to leave him alone. Marco suggests that they all go inside for some corn. Back at the castle, Ludo berates Buff Frog for his failure while Buff Frog accuses Toffee of setting him up. Toffee convinces Ludo to permanently fire Buff Frog which he does so reluctantly. Back at home, Star sees Buff Frog sitting sadly in a tree and leaves a plate of fresh corn for him.

Cast

Trivia

  • It is revealed in this episode that the Inhabitants of Mewni are called "Mewmans", a portmanteau of "Mewni" and "humans".
  • Janna Ordonia and Sensei Brantley appear in this episode, but do not speak.
  • The two teams are as follows:
    • Mewmans: Star, Marco, Janna, StarFan 13, Francis, Sensei
    • Monsters: Miss Skullnick, Alfonzo, Ferguson, Ed
  • Alfonzo and Ferguson are dressed as Lobster Claws and Buff Frog, respectively.
  • This is the first appearance of Star's regal outfit.

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StarVTFOE Logo
Media
Star vs. the Forces of EvilStar and Marco's Guide to Mastering Every DimensionComic Books
Characters
Star ButterflyMarco DiazPony HeadLudoRiver ButterflyMoon ButterflyGlossaryckFerguson O'durgusonAlfonzo DolittleJackie-Lynn ThomasJanna OrdoniaBrittney WongMr. and Mrs. DiazOskar GreasonMiss SkullnickTom LucitorLaser PuppiesJeremy BirnbaumBuff FrogBuff Frog's TadpolesMonster ArmPrincipal SkeevesPixie EmpressPrincess SmooshyToffeeMeteora ButterflyMina LoveberryEclipsa ButterflyHekapooOmnitraxus PrimeRhombulusLekmetKellyLove SentenceMariposa Diaz
Episodes
Season One: "Star Comes to Earth/Party With a Pony" • "Match Maker/School Spirit" • "Monster Arm/The Other Exchange Student" • "Cheer Up Star/Quest Buy" • "Diaz Family Vacation/Brittney's Party" • "Mewberty/Pixtopia" • "Lobster Claws/Sleep Spells" • "Blood Moon Ball/Fortune Cookies" • "Freeze Day/Royal Pain" • "St. Olga's Reform School for Wayward Princesses" • "Mewnipendance Day/The Banagic Incident" • "Interdimensional Field Trip/Marco Grows a Beard" • "Storm the Castle"

Season Two: "My New Wand!/Ludo in the Wild" • "Mr. Candle Cares/Red Belt" • "Star on Wheels/Fetch" • "Star vs. Echo Creek/Wand to Wand" • "Starstruck/Camping Trip" • "Starsitting/On the Job" • "Goblin Dogs/By the Book" • "Game of Flags/Girls' Day Out" • "Sleepover/Gift of the Card" • "Friendenemies/Is Mystery" • "Hungry Larry/Spider With a Top Hat" • "Into the Wand/Pizza Thing" • "Page Turner/Naysaya" • "Bon Bon the Birthday Clown" • "Raid the Cave/Trickstar" • "Baby/Running with Scissors" • "Mathmagic/The Bounce Lounge" • "Crystal Clear/The Hard Way" • "Heinous/All Belts are Off" • "Collateral Damage/Just Friends" • "Face the Music" • "Starcrushed"
Season Three: "The Battle for Mewni" • "Scent of a Hoodie/Rest in Pudding" • "Club Snubbed/Stranger Danger" • "Demoncism/Sophomore Slump" • "Lint Catcher/Trial by Squire" • "Princess Turdina/Starfari" • "Sweet Dreams/Lava Lake Beach" • "Death Peck/Ponymonium" • "Night Life/Deep Dive" • "Monster Bash" • "Stump Day/Holiday Spellcial" • "The Bogbeast of Boggabah/Total Eclipsa the Moon" • "Butterfly Trap/Ludo, Where Art Thou?" • "Is Another Mystery/Marco Jr." • "Skooled!/Booth Buddies" • "Bam Ui Pati!/Tough Love" • "Divide" • "Conquer"
Season Four: "Butterfly Follies" • "Escape from the Pie Folk" • "Moon Remembers/Swim Suit" • "Ransomgram/Lake House Fever" • "Yada Yada Berries/Down by the River" • "The Ponyhead Show!/Surviving the Spiderbites" • "Out of Business/Kelly's World" • "Curse of the Blood Moon" • "Princess Quasar Caterpillar and the Magic Bell/Ghost of Butterfly Castle" • "Cornball!/Meteora's Lesson" • "The Knight Shift/Queen-Napped" • "Junkin' Janna/A Spell with No Name" • "A Boy and His DC-700XE/The Monster and the Queen" • "Cornonation" • "Doop-Doop/Britta's Tacos" • "Beach Day/Gone Baby Gone" • "Sad Teen Hotline/Jannanigans" • "Mama Star/Ready, Aim, Fire" • "The Right Way/Here to Help" • "Pizza Party/The Tavern at the End of the Multiverse" • "Cleaved"

Objects
Royal Magic WandDimensional ScissorsMagic Instruction BookStar's Notebook of Spells
Songs
I'm from Another Dimension Closing ThemeShining StarSpace UnicornAwesome FeelingToo Little Too LateWaiting for MeJust FriendsThe Ballad of Star Butterfly
Locations
MewniEcho CreekEcho Creek AcademySt. Olga's Reform School for Wayward PrincessesDiaz House
See Also
Mewberty
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