Sofia is King Roland's bastard daughter
- To put it simply, Sofia's mother, Miranda, had an affair with King Roland, producing Sofia, years ago when his wife was still alive, and waited for her (his queen) to die so he can make Miranda his queen. Seriously, Sofia looks more like him than the other two kids.
- Fanon truth perhaps, but somehow I doubt it would be revealed on the show.
- In terms of Fanon this kind of falls under one of those "logical answer but not stated in the show" scenarios. Yes, Sofia is much closer in appearance to the King than the others, and yes it makes sense that he wouldn't just scoop up a random peasant and put her in the line of royal succession (albeit nobody seemed to mind). But, of course, Disney isn't going to "go there"...or maybe they will, who knows. It wouldn't require them to throw around terms like "bastard" or make it seem so "adult"...though the idea that Sofia the First is akin to Disney's John Snow in the Princess Mythos is hilarious.
- Based on that, the whole "love at first sight" thing when the King summoned Miranda to the palace was something staged he and Miranda planned from the very beginning to avoid admitting the affair.
- Perhaps he resents James and Amber (albeit trying to hide it since he somewhat knows it's not their fault) for being fruit of a marriage he didn't want and favors Sofia as a result.
- This would also explain why he gave Sofia her amulet, when you would think he would have already given such an important heirloom to Amber, his daughter he's known since birth, years ago. It's almost as if he knew he about Sofia for years...
- Although, given how little was required for Sofia to trigger the "curse" part of the amulet, Amber would probably bring the Ten Plagues of Egypt down on herself within a day or so if she wore it.
- "The Curse of Princess Ivy" is enough proof of that. Amber goes as far as to actually steal the amulet in this special. As a result, Princess Ivy comes as punishment.
- A later episode showed why King Roland chose to give Sofia the amulet. In short, he was going to give her a different gift, but the amulet "chose" her.
- Roland and Miranda also had to wait for Birk Balthazar's death.
- This could also explain Baileywick's comment to King Roland in "The Buttercups" that Sofia specifically reminded him of Roland. Baileywick might not know/suspect anything (although he probably would since he seems to know everything), but it could be further evidence that Sofia has inherited more than just Roland's looks in having similar personality traits.
The series takes place in one of Phineas and Ferb's many parallel universes
- Hence the Tri-Kingdom area instead of the Tri-State area. Specifically a fairy-tale universe, obviously. Is Cedric possibly connected to Doofenshmirtz? Maybe.
- Similar level of competence perhaps…..
- Actually the episode "Excaliferb" had a Tri-Kingdom Area. As it was a medieval fairy tale/fantasy setting. And Doofensmirtz was "Malefi-Smirtz" (Even dressing the same) though to be fair, it had more "Dungeons & Dragons, Lord of the Rings, and King Arthur" references than Disney Fairy-Tale references.
- And there's a song Once per Episode.
Based on the above, it's the same universe of the Tri-Province Area and Princess Isabella will attend Royal Prep
- Doofus Khan was the reason it wasn't safe for Princess Isabella to venture outdoors with other kids. Once he's defeated, Regent Monogram will enroll her at Royal Prep.
- Since Star Wars is now owned by Disney, Leia is a now Disney princess. And since Sofia's amulet can summon ANY Disney Princess, she will be able to summon Leia.
Wormwood will become the real big bad of the series
- In the final few episodes of the series (or even more likely the series finally), Sofia will give Cedric the amulet to prove that she believes in him and is the final act to cause Cedric to have that heel face turn we all know is coming. Wormwood takes the chance to steal the amulet and uses it to reveal that he was an evil sorcerer cursed into a raven's body.
- Well, it wouldn't be different from what Lanny's pet fish Yamakoshi turned out to be in Pair Of Kings
- Why "Cursed into a Raven's body?" He can probably change his form at will, with Cedric none the wiser.
- Roland II loved a peasant (Miranda) but his father arranged somebody else.
- That theory has been expressed by someone who posted the pilot at YouTube.
- With one Rebellious Princess after another, several Kings and Queens decided to send their children there so they'd get along and minimize the chances they'd fall in love with people "not good enough".
It's set in the 1790s, 1780s or the Regency era, but in an Alternate Universe
that has magic!
Well, there's a court sorcerer, (but there's no mention of the French Revolution
, so perhaps it's an alternate universe which also
does not have said event. And the fashions... does this seem familiar to you?◊or this?◊
But Sofia's dress looks like it might belong from the 1850s.◊
- It's clearly not in our universe. There's mention of "the 17 seas" and the solar system they make for science class has 7 planets and a sun
- That would be consistent with a setting on Earth in the late 18th century. Neptune had not yet been discovered. Nor had Ceres, which is a large asteroid between Mars and Jupiter, thought to be a planet during much of the 19th century. A system with the sun surrounded by 7 planets would be a common representation of our solar system during this time period.
But it's OK... it's the WMG anyway!
Sofia's classmates are the descendants of other Disney Princesses
I think Prince Zandar is related to Aladdin and Jasmine
Prince Desmond and his sister Princess Mae are Descended from Beauty and the Beast.
- Look at a picture of Beauty and The human Beast, you can kind of see the resemblance
- Also, Desmond is very smart and good with flowers
- But why does Cinderella not appear with her kids?
- Descendant could imply more than one generation; it could be centuries in the future.
King Roland only pretended to be a lousy dancer so Sofia wouldn't feel bad about not having much time to practice before her debut ball
Think about how he let one of his friends win some games during that Tri-Kingdom picnic.
Enchancia and Arendelle
are neighbour kingdoms.
The prove? The trolls! It may not be a coincidence that both kings and queens from different kingdoms have trolls as friends. Alternatively...
- Except the trolls are nothing alike. Unless there are different types of trolls in different lands, who are actually far cousins. Even then, just stating "They both have trolls" to proof continuity, is a massive stretch. Middle-Earth and Tamriel have trolls. Do they exist at the borders as well?
In the future, if Sofia has a daughter, she'll be named Sofia the Second.
- That goes without saying. Not really a "guess" because that's how royalty actually works. (Granted she names her daughter Sofia)
- If that were true, Sofia would have a stepbrother named Roland the Third.
Aunt Tilly abdicated the throne
It's stated she's King Roland's older sister. Given that male supremacy to the throne in royal heirs isn't something Disney has ever really brought up, she was probably slated to be Queen but gave up the throne so she'd be free to have adventures.
- Alternatively, each monarch is entitled to pick any of his/her children to become the next one and Roland the First chose his son.
King Roland married Miranda so Sofia could inherit the throne.
Or, at the very least, so she could help shape up his children so they could be decent royals one day.
My theory is that James and Amber's mother spoiled them constantly. Obviously, Amber handled it worse, with her selfish short-sightedness, but James' still has a tendency towards boorishness and bad temper. Any efforts Roland made to try and discipline them was contradicted by his wife, to whom his marriage was probably arranged, as above theories speculate. When his wife died, he tried to undo the damage done to his children, but either realized they were beyond help, or realized he
needed help. He found his solution when he met Miranda, realizing she had a humble, sweet, well-mannered daughter.
This is probably why Roland gave Sofia the amulet instead of, say, his own children, because he never plans on letting them inherit the throne. When he dies, she really is
going to become Sofia the First. Or, as stated, he wants Sofia to help him help his children become better people so they can inherit the throne one day.
- First off, Monarchy doesn't work that way. The firstborn will always be King or Queen unless they die or willingly pass it up. Also, How can Sofia help her siblings inherit the throne, if she's already Queen?
- Monarchy in fiction works the way the writers want it to.
The Amulet of Avalor doesn't actually summon princesses through time; it creates simulacrums of the princesses specifically designed to guide the wearer into doing what's right.
Admittedly this is a pretty crazy guess, but that's why we have Wild Mass Guesses. This could explain any minor inconsistencies noted by Sofia the First fans, such as Cinderella portraying her conflict with her siblings as just a spat that could have been resolved by talking. The Amulet of Avalor seems like an artifact specifically designed to guide princesses along the correct ethical path; it's possible that instead of actually
summoning Disney Princesses, it summons a reasonable facsimile of the needed Princess but "writes the script", so to speak, as to what the princess needs to say to coax Sofia into taking the correct course of action.
If Cedric ever gets his hands on the Amulet, he'll end up summoning King Candy
It would give himself a good look at his own egotism and selfishness - and through Turbo, a look at where such things can lead
- So the amulet can also summon villains depending on who's holding it? Also keep in mind that Cedric was never that evil to begin with, and in fact has been becoming a better person as the series' progresses. He doesn't need a villain to "show him the error of his ways"
- The amulet apparently can summon villains - Promos for the upcoming "Curse of Princess Ivy" say that Amber gets her hands on the amulet and summons the evil Princess Ivy,
- Maybe he'll summon Queen Elsa. She's not a villain, but I imagine she could talk to him about how it was only with sisterly love that she found happiness, and have it parallel his friendship with Sofia.
There will be an episode where Megara will help her
(She's not a Princess, but then again neither is Mulan so....) She will sing to help Sofia learn that you shouldn't be ashamed of asking for help. But she can't sing the song on her own, so she has the muses help her, to further structure the lesson.
James will marry Sofia and they'll become King and Queen of Enchancia
They're Not Blood Siblings
Miranda will outlive Roland and become the next ruler's Royal Advisor
Birk Balthazar isn't real
Following that theory about Sofia being Roland's bastard daughter, Roland and Miranda made up Birk Balthazar to cover up.
The Series Finale
will reveal something important about Sofia's birth father and/or James and Amber's birth mother
Although they are very popular nowadays, it wouldn't make sense to have them appear ASAP. Maybe they are being saved for a big event in the series like the Series Finale
Being a princess bride is enough for the Amulet of Avalor even if she doesn't marry the Prince she's engaged to
That's the reason the amulet works on Mulan
and viewers can expect it to work on Giselle