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"Sprig Gets Schooled" is the second segment of the twenty-eighth episode of Amphibia. It aired on August 29, 2020.

Synopsis

Sprig is offered a spot at Newtopia University.

Plot

Anne and the Plantars are exploring Newtopia on foot when they come across what they think is a park. It turns out to be the campus of the prestigious Newtopia University which Hop Pop had gushed about prior. Sprig walks in on a lesson being held outside and impresses the professor about his knowledge on how to handle a giant mantis. He further shows his physical capability in playing bug-frisbee and shows off his fiddle playing skills. Professor Herringbone immediately takes an interest in Sprig, much to Hop Pop and Polly's surprise and Anne's joy. Hop Pop decides to enter Sprig into a youth learning program so that he can get a sense of the curriculum before joining the upcoming semester. Sprig reluctantly agrees after Anne convinces him that college is fun based on movies she has seen.

Sprig starts his lessons and learns that he cannot wear his hat and has to be presented in a certain way. Throughout the day, Sprig gives the various lessons a try, but easily becomes distracted or causes a disruption. Hop Pop watches from afar and quickly suffers from empty nest syndrome as he starts to look over memorabilia related to Sprig and begins to cry over it. Anne and Polly become jealous of the college lifestyle and decide to sneak in so that they can engage in a crazy party. Sprig, tired of college life, tries to inform Herringbone that he is unfit, but he suggests that instead of waiting they will start his education tomorrow. As Sprig tries to leave, the whole campus shuts down like a prison.

Hop Pop sees the campus lock down and assumes that Sprig is in danger and tries to rescue him. Sprig escapes his room, but accidentally releases the weevils. Anne and Polly end up getting chased too, having entered the campus to find the party and everyone is captured by the guards. Herringbone comes out and tells Hop Pop that Sprig could leave whenever he wants and that the lock down was just for the students' safety. Hop Pop admits that he is not ready to let Sprig go and Sprig admits that he is not ready for college life, but might be one day. Herringbone explains that he must return to the "crazy party" they were having, validating Anne's claim.

Cast

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Trivia

  • Newtopia University was previously mentioned in "Fiddle Me This".
  • This episode most likely takes place the same day as the previous episode.
  • Hop Pop keeps Sprig's pollywog tail.
  • Weevils are similar to dogs in Amphibia.

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Media
AmphibiaChibi Tiny TalesDisney All-Star Racers
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 PaddockJeff BoonchuyMrs. BoonchuyMysterious EntityDominoDomino IICloak-BotDr. Jan
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"
Season Three: "The New Normal" • "Hop 'Til You Drop/Turning Point" • "Thai Feud/Adventures in Catsitting" • "Fight at the Museum/Temple Frogs" • "Fixing Frobo/Anne-sterminator" • "Mr. X/Sprig's Birthday" • "Spider-Sprig/Olivia & Yunan" • "Hollywood Hop Pop/If You Give a Frog a Cookie" • "Froggy Little Christmas"

Locations
AmphibiaWartwood SwampToad Tower NewtopiaLos Angeles
See also
Welcome to AmphibiaNo Big DealCalamity BoxSuspicious Island
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