"Prison Break" is the second segment of the tenth episode of Amphibia. It premiered on July 2, 2019.

Synopsis

Toad Tower finds itself under attack by a pair of horrifying herons.

Plot

Far, far away from Wartwood... Captain Grime runs Toad Tower with an army of semi-incompetent toad warriors. He angrily berates them for becoming soft after he discovers that many towns have been fighting back and that some of them are not paying their taxes. Held in the dungeon is Sasha, one of Anne's friends from the human world, who has been kept there all this time. She has managed to befriend two minor toad warriors: Percy, a lovable goof who wants to pursue a music career and Braddock who gained an interest in gardening ever since Sasha got her into it. Captain Grime is convinced that Sasha knows something, but she of course is innocent of any knowledge of Amphibia, something which she has gotten used to.

The toads are suddenly attacked by giant herons after Percy accidentally leads them towards the tower. One of the herons destroys Sasha's cell and with Grime fending it off, Sasha shows her skills of fighting back. She demands that she be given provisions and her freedom if she helps the toads. All the toads gather in the lower halls of the tower where Grime continues to berate his army. Sasha steps in and convinces him to say nice things to them as they will do anything for him if he does. Grime reluctantly does so and the toads all begin to patriotically follow him into battling the herons.

The toads all manage to chase the herons away with Grime coming out and congratulating them. Afterwards, he presents Sasha with an ultimatum: wander Amphibia alone, or stay with the toads and become his lieutenant. Sasha chooses the latter after realizing that she can use her gifts more efficiently. As Grime leaves to check with Bog who just came back from Wartwood, Sasha looks over her photo of herself with Anne and Marcy and promises that she will find them no matter what, but adds, "But first! I think we're gonna have some fun with this place."

Cast

Quotes

Captain Grime: "Where did you get moves like that?"
Sasha: "Cheerleading, believe it or not."
Captain Grime: "I'm sorry, cheer what?"
―Captain Grime impressed with Sasha's fighting skills


Captain Grime: "This complement stuff is witchcraft."
Sasha: "Uh-huh, yeah, okay. Anyways, I upheld my part of the deal, so give me some rations, a map, maybe a cool cloak or two and I'll be on my way."
Captain Grime: "(Draws his sword) Not so fast! You're far too dangerous and manipulative to be left to roam free."
Sasha: "You warty little..."
Captain Grime: "But we both know I can't stop you. (Puts sword back in sheath) So go ahead, be a vagabond, wandering alone in the wilderness."
Sasha: "(Looks at clearly dangerous forest) Or?"
Captain Grime: "Or stay here. Help us rebuild the tower, perhaps serve as my second-in-command and when we're done here, you, me, and the entire garrison will march on the valley, restore order, and find your friends. Now, how does that sound?"
Sasha: "I think I can live with that."
Captain Grime: "Then come, Lieutenant; we have much to discuss.
Toad Solider Captain Grime, sir. Bog has just returned from Wartwood and is waiting for you in the briefing room.
"
Sasha: "(After Grime leaves she pull out picture) Hold on for a little longer, girls, I’m coming for you and when I find you, we’re gonna get home, but first, I think we’re gonna have fun with this place."
―Sasha becoming Grime's 1st Lieutenant

Trivia

  • This episode, along with "Toad Tax", is the first one not to play the whole intro.
  • This is the first episode where Anne, Sprig, Polly and Hop Pop do not make an appearance, though Anne does cameo in the photo.
  • The episode gives hints to Sasha's manipulative nature. She convinced five toads to leave Grime's employ in a week and got some of them to appreciate her despite her clearly using them to her advantage.
  • The Wilhelm scream is heard at one point while the herons attack Toad Tower.

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Characters
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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 AmphibiaCalamity BoxSuspicious Island
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