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This article is about the episode from Tangled: The Series. For the song from The Three Little Pigs, see Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?.

"Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf?" is the fifty-first episode of Tangled: The Series. It premiered on October 9, 2019 and is the fourth episode in the third season.

Plot

Old Corona is being rebuilt and Angry and Red have returned. They have decided to retire from their lives as thieves and permanently settle down in Corona. However, Red does not seem that excited about their idea, and would rather stay in their old tree house in the woods, but Angry will not listen. While inspecting Old Corona's progress, a shepherd rushes over to Rapunzel with news that something has been terrorising all livestock in the kingdom. Nobody knows what it is but it has all the sheep flocks running scared. Rapunzel and her friends begin investigating and discover what appears to be wolf prints. However, the prints are bigger than a regular wolf, and the tracks aren't side by side, meaning it walks on two feet. So it could not be a wolf. Just then they notice something lurking in the woods. Rapunzel, Eugene and Lance chase after it. Rapunzel captures the unknown stalker with her hair, who turns out to be a tracker named Captain.

At the castle, Captain Creighton explains that she is hunting a werewolf which happens to be in Corona. According to her book, the wolf's curse travels the globe in search of hosts who harbours suppressed rage. It inhabits that person's body and turns him or her into a werewolf whenever there is a full moon. Creighton plans to find the werewolf and destroy it, only for Rapunzel to protest. If one of her subjects was a werewolf she wasn't going to let her cause harm to that person. After throwing Creighton out, Rapunzel makes a plan to find the wolf first and try to help it in anyway. She hopes to do this quietly and avoid causing panic, but the whole kingdom quickly becomes aware of the werewolf.

According to Creighton's book, a werewolf in its human form has a blue paw shaped mark known as "the mark of the wolf", which is found somewhere on the person's hands, arms or face. Since the curse feeds on someone with suppressed rage, they just have to find someone who harbours seated anger. During her investigation, Rapunzel begins to suspect that Monty is the werewolf, especially when she notices the blue mark on him. During the night, Rapunzel, Eugene and Lance follow him, and when they suspect he's fleeing they chase after him on Maximus and Fidella. When they catch up with him, they realize he is not the werewolf, since the full moon is out and he hasn't grown any fur or fangs.

In Old Corona, people are in panic because the werewolf is attacking the village. Creighton arrives at the scene with her crossbow. the werewolf flees into the woods and Rapunzel goes after it. However, the werewolf soon chases after her and corners her. It is at this point that Rapunzel realises the werewolf is actually Red when she notices her necklace around the beast's neck. With Angry's help, they find Red hiding in their old tree house. She has the mark of the wolf on left cheek. It turns out about a month ago when Angry decided they should move to Corona, Red went for a walk after she wouldn't listen to her wishes to stay in the woods. During that night, Red stumbled upon the werewolf curse which offered her an opportunity to be heard, using her concealed anger to get what she wants. So, she gave in.

Creighton's book happens to have a ritual that can get rid of the curse. They carry out the ritual on Janis Point during the full moon, but as they cast the incantations, Red halts everything, saying she doesn't want to get rid of the wolf. Then she lets out her feelings and frustrations of everyone saying whats best for her and how she longs to be heard and make decisions for herself. Just then, Creighton shows up and reveals there is no ritual that can get rid of the curse. She only added that in the book as a ruse to lure werewolf out. Suddenly, Red transforms into the werewolf and flees into the woods.

Creighton goes after Red, but she quickly overpowers the hunter and has her at her mercy. However, she is stopped by Angry who apologizes for not listening to her and promises to do better. This enables Red to return to her senses and lets Creighton go, who flees. The next day, Angry and Red move back into their newly rebuilt and expanded tree house after coming to a compromise between each other.

Meanwhile, Cassandra is trying to get her powers to work but is having no luck. The Enchanted Girl says she much embrace her anger and rage in order to master her powers, and she does so.

Cast

Trivia

  • Angry and Red return to Corona in this episode. They also have brand new outfits and hairstyles from this episode forward.
  • It's revealed that Angry and Red's real names are Kiera and Catalina.
  • This title is a reference to the song "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?" from The Three Little Pigs.
  • There are references to the fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood", like Rapunzel saying to the werewolf "My, what big teeth you have." and the identity of the werewolf being the girl nicknamed Red.
  • Rapunzel's line "Best hug ever" is a nod to her line "Best day ever!" in Tangled.
  • Eugene and Lance recall the events of "Painter's Block".
  • Red is shown to be still wearing the leaf necklace she received from Angry in "Vigor the Visionary".

Gallery

Concept art

Screenshots


v - e - d
Tangled logo
Media
Films: TangledTangled Ever AfterTangled: Before Ever After

Television: A Poem Is...Tangled: The Series
Video games: Tangled (video game)Disney INFINITY seriesKingdom Hearts IIIDisney Crossy RoadDisney Enchanted TalesDisney Emoji Blitz
Books: The Art of TangledComic BooksRapunzel and the Lost LagoonRapunzel and the Vanishing VillageRoyal Weddings
Music: Tangled (Soundtrack/Score) • Tangled: The Series (Season One/Season Two)

Disney Parks
Fantasy SpringsDisney Animation BuildingFairy Tale ForestGarden of the Twelve FriendsIt's a Small WorldPrincess PavilionLe Pays des Contes de FéesVoyage to the Crystal Grotto

Entertainment: Disney's WishesDisney Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicDisney Pirate or Princess: Make Your ChoiceFantasy FestivalMickey's Magical CelebrationMickey's Royal Friendship FaireMickey and the Magical MapMickey and the Wondrous BookRoyal TheatreTangled: The MusicalThe Forest of Enchantment: A Disney Musical AdventureThe Golden Mickeys
Restaurants: Tangled Tree Tavern
Parade: Disney Magic on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeDreaming Up!Festival of Fantasy ParadeMickey's Soundsational ParadeMickey's Storybook ExpressPaint The Night ParadeTokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights
Firework: Celebrate the MagicDisney Dreams!Disneyland ForeverHappily Ever AfterThe Magic, the Memories and YouOnce Upon a TimeRemember... Dreams Come True
Halloween: Let’s Get Wicked
Christmas: World of Color: Winter Dreams

Characters
Original: RapunzelFlynn RiderMother GothelPascalMaximusThe Stabbington BrothersHook HandBig NoseVladimirAttilaUlfShortyPub ThugsCaptain of the GuardsKing FredericQueen AriannaCastle Guards

TV series: CassandraFidellaOwlPete and StanLady CainePocketHook FootVarianRuddigerQuirinOld Lady CrowleyMontyDaleWreck MarauderLance StrongbowFriedborgNigelKing TrevorFernanda PizazzoAndrewSeparatists of SaporiaXavierFeldsparAngry and RedThe BaronAnthony the WeaselRuthless RuthAxelWillowZhan TiriLord DemanitusSugracha the EternalUumlautKing EdmundAdiraStalyanVexCaptain QuaidVigorMadame CanardistCalliopeMother and FatherLorbsSeraphinaHectorTromusEnchanted Girl
Deleted characters: BastionClaire and VinceBeau

Episodes
Shorts: "Checkmate" • "Prison Bake" • "Make Me Smile" • "Hare Peace" • "Night Bite" • "Hiccup Fever" • "Snowball" • "Hairdon't" • "Unicorny"

Season One: "What the Hair?!" • "Rapunzel's Enemy" • "Fitzherbert P.I." • "Challenge of the Brave" • "Cassandra v. Eugene" • "The Return of Strongbow" • "In Like Flynn" • "Great Expotations" • "Under Raps" • "One Angry Princess" • "Pascal's Story" • "Big Brothers of Corona" • "The Wrath of Ruthless Ruth" • "Max's Enemy" • "The Way of the Willow" • "Queen for a Day" • "Painter's Block" • "Not in the Mood" • "The Quest for Varian" • "The Alchemist Returns" • "Secret of the Sun Drop"
Season Two: "Beyond the Corona Walls" • "The Return of Quaid" • "Goodbye and Goodwill" • "Forest of No Return" • "Freebird" • "Vigor the Visionary" • "Keeper of the Spire" • "King Pascal" • "There's Something About Hook Foot" • "Happiness Is..." • "Max and Eugene in Peril on the High Seas" • "Curses!" • "The Eye of Pincosta" • "Rapunzel and the Great Tree" • "The Brothers Hook" • "Rapunzel: Day One" • "Mirror, Mirror" • "You're Kidding Me!" • "Rapunzeltopia" • "Lost and Found" • "Destinies Collide"
Season Three: "Rapunzel's Return" • "Return of the King" • "Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf?" • "The Lost Treasure of Herz Der Sonne" • "No Time Like the Past" • "Beginnings" • "The King and Queen of Hearts" • "Day of the Animals" • "Be Very Afraid" • "Cassandra's Revenge"

Locations
Rapunzel's TowerThe Snuggly DucklingCoronaCorona CastleOld CoronaThe Dark KingdomVardarosThe SpireTirapai IslandThe Great TreeThe House of Yesterday's Tomorrow
Songs
Film: When Will My Life BeginMother Knows BestI've Got a DreamI See the LightHealing IncantationSomething That I Want

Musical: Flower of GoldWanted ManWhen She Returns
TV Series: Life After Happily Ever AfterWind in My HairMore of MeFriendship SongListen UpI've Got ThisLet Me Make You ProudSet Yourself FreeReady As I'll Ever BeNext Stop, AnywhereIf I Could Take That Moment BackView From Up HereHook Foot's BalladBuddyWaiting in the WingsLivin' the DreamWith You by My SideEverything I Ever Thought I KnewCrossing the LineStronger Than Ever BeforeBigger Than That
Deleted: What More Could I Ever Need

Objects
Rapunzel's Frying PanSundrop FlowerRapunzel's Magic HairRapunzel's CrownLanternsRapunzel's JournalBlack RocksDemanitus DeviceAttitude-Reversing PotionAutomatonRapunzel's CaravanIdol of VershaftsbezeigungengienThe Graphtic ScrollMoonstone Opal
See Also
Disney RevivalAs Told by EmojiLorbs
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