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    In General 
  • Badass Family: A knowledgeable potion-maker, a Wise Beyond Their Years baby, a Fearless Fool who can take on any challenge, and a resourceful 13 year old human from another world.
  • Chain of People: The Plantars form one of these in order to help Anne save Sasha in "Reunion," but it doesn't work.
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: Anne is Sanguine, Sprig is Phlegmatic, Hop-Pop is Melancholic, and Polly is Choleric.
  • History Repeats: Several years ago, the Plantar family housed a foreigner that was quite similar to Anne, outside of the obvious fact she wasn't a human from another world.
  • Meaningful Name: The Plantar family name is both a near-homophone for "planter", and they have a tradition of farming, and an adjective for things related to the sole of the foot (frogs having notably large feet).
  • Mind-Control Eyes: Sprig, Polly, and Anne all get these after getting mind controlled in "Children of the Spore."
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    Anne Boonchuy 
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"I'm a human being, and I come from another world!"
Voiced By: Brenda Song

A 13-year-old Thai-American girl who finds a music box that leads her and her friends to Amphibia. She must adjust to her new life and face the ups-and-downs of Amphibia.


  • 13 Is Unlucky: The events that teleported her, Sasha, and Marcy to Amphibia all happened on her thirteenth birthday.
  • The Ace: This girl can play tennis, dance like a boss, make advanced puppetry in a few minutes while doing slapstick, and can cook delicious food even with fusion cuisine.
  • Action Girl: As long as she has a weapon on hand, Anne isn't afraid to get her hands a little dirty.
  • Action Survivor: Anne has no powers whatsoever, not even having the ability to sweet talk people into getting her what she wants like Sasha, so she has had to work extra hard to survive in the world of Amphibia.
  • All of the Other Reindeer: When Anne first arrives at Wartwood, the locals don't trust her by a combination of Fantastic Racism and justified fear of someone they've never seen before. They eventually warm up, although it takes quite a while.
  • Bag of Holding: For a girl who wasn't expecting to suddenly find herself stuck in a whole new world, Anne packed a rather surprising number of things in that book bag of hers, including a bunch of magazines, a towel, sunscreen, candy, a bath bomb, a tennis racquet, and several changes of clothes.
  • Baleful Polymorph: Gets turned into a bird person in "Cursed!". However, she doesn't get the ability to fly, which disappoints her greatly.
  • Basement-Dweller: She currently lives in the basement of the Plantar household, though it has less to do with her not wanting to move out (she makes it clear she wants to go home as soon as she can), and more to do with the fact it's the closest thing the Plantars could give her for a room, given her sudden arrival.
  • Berserk Button: Anne can't stand pineapple on pizza. When Sprig suggests it as a topping in "Hop Luck", she grabs him by the collar and slams him against the wall while saying "Don't you dare talk about pineapple on my pizza." in a threatening tone.
  • Best Friend: She's Sprig's first, and best, friend.
  • Bifauxnen: For her big party in "Anne of The Year", she wears a white tuxedo and styles her hair back, giving her this appearance.
  • Bilingual Bonus: Says a couple of Thai sentences in "Lily Pad Thai."
  • A Birthday, Not a Break: The stealing of the Calamity Box, opening it, and arriving at the Death World known as Amphibia? All happened on her birthday.
  • Bird People: She gets transformed into a Bird Person in "Cursed!"
  • Blade on a Stick: Her first meeting with Sprig shows her holding a makeshift spear she created from a tree branch. In "Domino Effect", she wields a scythe apparently made from a giant mantis leg.
  • Break the Cutie: The climax of "Reunion" has this pretty much happen to her: after getting along just fine with Sasha, she's forced to fight her in a Trial by Combat for the fate of the Wartwood citizens, including the Plantar family. Then, when Wally's explosive mushrooms cause Toad Tower to collapse, Anne saves Sasha from falling to her doom and tries her hardest to get her back up. Even with the help of the Plantars, it's not enough, and Sasha lets go of Anne's hand so she doesn't fall with her. Finally, after Grime rescues Sasha, Anne can only watch as she sees Sasha unconscious, and Grime shoot a furious look at her, pretty much confirming she and the Plantars just got on his hit list as he takes Sasha away. Is it any wonder she starts Inelegant Blubbering afterwards?
  • Broken Ace: Anne is a highly flexible athlete, performance artist and puppeteer, and a fabulous cook. She's also got a deep sense of insecurity and selfishness due to having a "best friend" like Sasha who emotionally abuses her, and Anne finds herself imitating that behavior with Sprig. The trauma of being in another world and separated from her family also doesn't help, when she has no way to get back home.
  • But Not Too Foreign: She's Thai-American.
  • Cellphones Are Useless: Played With. Her phone was transported to Amphibia with her, and it's not only waterproof, but can charge far beyond what a normal phone should. But seeing how she's stuck in a rural area where there's no electricity, meaning no other phones, Anne can't really use it for most of its intended purposes.
  • Conscience Makes You Go Back: In "Anne or Beast?", Anne captures Sprig in her trap, but when the beast comes, she runs away leaving Sprig behind. She then stops and considers what she is doing, then goes back to save Sprig.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Anne puts a very unusual spin on this trope. Most of the time, she goes about Amphibia in one yellow shoe and one sock, even though "Best Fronds" shows that she packed a set of sandals for herself, and in "Girl Time", she buys an entire new outfit, including shoes! Yet she always defaults back to wearing one shoe and one sock rather than switch to something that would cover both feet, despite the fact that in "Best Fronds" (the very same episode that showed she had sandals), she complained about needing new shoes. Limited Wardrobe is a hell of a drug.
  • Does Not Like Spam: As Sprig quickly learns, Anne does not like pineapple on pizza.
  • Exhausted Eye Bags: She has these in her first meeting with Sprig, no doubt thanks to the stress of suddenly arriving in a new world she knows nothing about.
  • Expy: She is partially based on Matt Braly's experience on working episodes involving Pacifica Northwest, mainly in that both were bratty, selfish, and superficial due to their issues, but would experience Character Development into likable heroines who find their hidden hearts of gold. Much of her vocal tics and personality traits also seem lifted from Wendy of the same series.
  • Extreme Doormat: Before she arrived in Amphibia, Anne was always submissive to Sasha, even being forced to cut school to hang out. Later averted in the season 1 finale. After Sasha forces her to submit by dropping her sword and breaking the other frogs' spirits, Sprig stands up for Anne. She, in turn, grows a spine.
  • Eye Color Change: When fending off the giant mantis in the first episode, her eyes briefly flash blue.
  • Family of Choice: Within the space of a few episodes, she and the Plantar family bond so deeply, that she's practically a Plantar herself at this point. She'll stick with them through thick and thin.
    Anne: (after the Plantars entered the Cage of Shame) Any chance I can squeeze in there?
    Hop Pop: How 'bout it, Carl?
    Carl: The more, the merrier.
    Sprig: Get in here, you crazy kid!
    Anne: Woo-hoo!
  • Feather Fingers: Being turned into a bird person in "Cursed!" does nothing to prevent her from being able to hold things, she simply uses her wings as arms and hands.
  • Fighting Your Friend: Is forced to fight Sasha in "Reunion."
  • Friendless Background: Played with. Before meeting Sprig, Anne's only friends were Sasha and Marcy, the former having been her best friend since kindergarten. However, their dynamic with her was All Take and No Give, leaving her unaware of how a proper friendship is actually supposed to work.
  • Foil: Meta-wise, in comparison to recent Disney protagonists Star Butterfly and Mabel Pines, Anne shares their energy, lack of patience and curiosity but she's far more mature and savvy in contrast to their naivety and Cloudcuckoolander tendencies, needing for The Straight Man to keep them in check. Anne in contrast is the Straight Woman of the group.
    • In the proper show, she and Sasha contrast quite nicely with each other: Where Anne managed to survive in the wild long enough to reach civilization, Sasha wasn't so lucky and became Grime's prisoner. Where Anne initially had 0% Approval Rating among the populace of Wartwood, Sasha easily charmed the toad soldiers into loving her. And where Anne remained mostly a common citizen of Wartwood, Sasha quickly climbed up the ranks on the Toad Tower, becoming Grime's second in-command.
  • Going Native: Within a month of living in Amphibia, she learns to like the taste of bugs.
    Hop Pop: Now who wants pillbug pancakes?
    Anne: Ooh! My favorite! (pause) ... I've been here too long!
  • Grew a Spine: After doing little to fight back against Sasha and Marcy's Toxic Friend Influence, Anne finally gathers the courage to not be swayed by Sasha's manipulative tendencies, and fight for what she thinks is right. Time will tell how she fares against Marcy.
  • Hair Decorations: The twigs and leaves in her hair may qualify as this.
  • Heroines Prefer Swords: Whenever Anne fights with a real weapon it is always a sword. She's first given a blade by the toad tax collectors in "Toad Tax." Later, she's formally trained in the art of sword-fighting by Tritonio Espada. This all culminates in a swordfight between her and Sasha, which she manages to win.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • She's quite resourceful as she was able to make both a rope trap and spear by herself after getting stuck in Amphibia.
    • She's an accomplished fusion chef, having helped out at her parent's restaurant, and opens a Thai fusion restaurant in Amphibia.
    • She's a very good and patient cat owner, not just keeping Domino 2 for the snuggles but actively taking care of her: making sure she has space to play, cleaning up after her, and staying patient during her adjustment period. Which makes it all the more heartbreaking when Domino 2 ends up not working out.
  • Hope Spot: The chest that transported her was taken with her, so she tries to use it to go back home. Naturally, it fails.
    • Anne reunites with Sasha at the end of "Anne of the Year", confirming her that she's no longer alone (in a sense) on Amphibia... this is a few seconds before Sasha reveals she came with the army.
  • Humans Are Ugly: Sprig takes time to point out that Anne is apparently an "Ugly, ugly, ugly hero!"
  • I Choose to Stay: During "Reunion," Sasha gives Anne an ultimatum: drop her sword and come with her to Toad Tower so they can find a way to get back home, end of discussion. Anne at first looks like she'll go through with it, but after being defended by Sprig, Anne finally grows a spine and refuses to do what Sasha says, even with the possibility she may never go back home. This basically marks the end of their friendship.
  • Improbable Weapon User: She's been seen holding a tennis racquet as a weapon.
  • Improvised Weapon: The spear she wields when she first meets Sprig is one she created out of some wood.
  • Interspecies Friendship: With all the Plantars, and Sprig in particular. She also forms an Intergenerational Friendship with Wally in "Wally and Anne".
  • Internal Reveal: The end of "Anne of the Year" has her find out that Sasha, and by extension Marcy, traveled to Amphibia too. Unfortunately, she also finds out about Grime and his Toad army...
  • Irony: Of the cosmic variety. Back on Earth, Anne absolutely hated frogs and her skipping out on a frog dissection assignment with Sasha was the reason they ended up in Amphibia in the first place. This is part of the reason Sasha is so surprised when Anne chooses to stand up for the Plantars and refuses to give Hop Pop up for a chance at going back home.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She can be quite self-centered and controlling at times thinking that her ideals and methods are beneficial to everyone and has a habit of jumping into situations without thinking about the consequences. But outside of her arrogance and brashness is a very kind girl who is loyal and will do anything to protect those she loves. Most of her negative qualities likely came out of hanging around with her "best friends" as they were the ones to encourage her to steal the music box, even though she really didn't want to.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover: On Earth, she has a cat named Domino whom she misses dearly. She briefly tries adopting a very catlike caterpillar she names Domino 2, but it doesn't end up working out for her.
  • Losing a Shoe in the Struggle: Somewhere between entering Amphibia and meeting Sprig, Anne lost one of her shoes. She continues her adventures with a shoe on one foot and just a sock on the other. Becomes a plot point after Grime finds the shoe and gains proof there are other humans besides Sasha.
  • Magic Skirt: This is on Disney Channel, after all.
  • Messy Hair: Anne's hair is always messy with twigs and dead leaves sticking out of it, and it somehow stays this way even while submerged underwater. Even when she actually does get it cleaned up and styled, circumstances always conspire to revert it back to the exact same twig-filled mess before the episode is over.
  • Multi-Ethnic Name: Her first name is American while her last name is Thai.
  • The Night Owl: She tends to stay up late reading books and eating loud snacks.
  • Oh, Crap!: Gets this expression when the beast roars, letting her and Sprig know they're nearby.
  • Passionate Sports Girl: She mentions that she used to play varsity tennis at her school.
  • Phoneaholic Teenager: Downplayed. Anne doesn't have her face glued to her phone 24/7, but she does tend to act like it's her Security Blanket, growing uneasy when its battery dies. However, the phone does contain memories of her home that she was afraid of losing, so it's kind of understandable why she would freak out in that context.
  • Red Headed Step Child: She was this to the Plantar family in the eyes of the townfolk of Wartwood as she was (unofficially) adopted by Hop Pop. They eventually grow out of it.
  • Rise of Zitboy: A female example. In "Breakout Star," Anne gets acne, but the townsfolk of Wartwood mistake them for warts. Since this froggy society finds warts appealing, Humans Are Ugly goes right out the door for that episode, and this Zitgirl rises in popularity.
  • School Uniforms Are the New Black: She uses her Saint James School uniform as her standard outfit. Justified since she got sent to Amphibia wearing this.
  • Security Blanket: Her phone. She has a Freak Out! when it runs out of batteries with no obvious way to recharge it.
  • Series Goal: Adjust to life in Amphibia while, at the same time, find a way to get back home.
  • Serious Business: She HATES pineapple on her pizza.
  • She Cleans Up Nicely: Whenever Anne is dressed for a special occasion, like a girls night out with Polly or her award ceremony in Anne of the Year, she pulls off the look quite spectacularly.
  • Shipper on Deck:
    • When she first meets Sprig's friend, Ivy, she immediately notes how cute they would be, even trying to pick their ship name.
    • Anne is on full support of Hop Pop getting together with Sylvia.
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: Sasha tries to get under Anne's skin during the Trial by Combat. Anne simply snaps at her about how she never seems to shut up.
  • Sticky Fingers: Stealing the music box from the thrift store was what brought Anne to Amphibia in the first place. In "Best Fronds," she also swipes Hop Pop's key from his pocket while he was sleeping.
  • Supreme Chef: Anne is great at making fusion meals as shown in "Lily Pad Thai".
  • There's No Place Like Home: One of her main goals besides becoming a hero is to find a way to go back home, given her first experiences in Amphibia haven't endeared her to the place.
  • Things Are More Effective in Hollywood: Anne's phone, full stop. She can drop it in a lake for an unspecified length of time, and it works fine afterwards! Its battery life can be charged up to 10,000%! And despite every rough-and-tumble scrape Anne, herself, has gone through since arriving at Amphibia, there's not so much as a hairline scratch on it!
  • Token Human: Played with. On the one hand, she's not the only human in Amphibia, as Sasha and Marcy were sent there as well. On the other hand, she's the only human resident in Wartwood, and that's only because the Plantars chose to be her foster family.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: She is either this or a Girly Girl with a Tomboy Streak. She is generally portrayed as somewhat of a tomboy with her feisty and rambunctious personality, love for adventuring, never being hesitant from backing down from a fight, having a semi-raspy voice with the tendency to say slang like "dude", and occasionally not minding much dirt. But despite that she has shown to have multiple feminine traits and interests such as being easily grossed out by bugs or anything slimy, mentioning going to the mall with her friends, and having affection and a fondness over cats. Her girly streak is made even more obvious and stronger when taking Polly out for some girl time due to being disgusted by Sprig and Hop Pop's boyish habits such as with long-distance spitting and being concerned with Polly ending up like them. The activities included going to the spa, getting her hair done, shopping for new clothes to which she picked out a dress, having a tea party, and getting a massage. And then there are traits that can't really fit into either category, such as her dislike of camping not because she minds it on principle but simply because she is hopelessly inept at it. She even wears a suit in "Anne of the Year".
  • Tomboyish Voice: Has a somewhat raspy voice.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In the season 1 finale, after having had enough of Sasha pushing her around, Anne finally stands up to her.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: Sasha and Marcy have definitely left a dark mark on Anne's moral fiber.
    Anne: Look, if a friend likes a pencil case, you get it for them. If your friend likes your new shoes, you give them to her! And if a friend wants you to steal a crazy music box from a thrift store, even if you really don't want to... you do it, okay?
  • Trapped in Another World: The music box which magically transported Anne to Amphibia is still in her possession, but unable to send her back to Earth.
  • Undying Loyalty: Is very loyal to those she considers her friends, which unfortunately prevents her from standing up to Sasha and Marcy.
  • We Used to Be Friends: She and Sasha are no longer friends by the end of "Reunion," since Anne's chosen to stay behind and Sasha has remained loyal to the toad army.
  • What You Are in the Dark: When the beast she and Sprig are being wary of draws near, Anne's first instinct is to run away while Sprig is still trapped in her... Trap. She could have left him to be eaten by the beast, but she eventually comes back and rescues him from the trap before the beast gets them.
  • Wild Hair: Has big, messy, unkempt hair with sticks and leaves in it.
  • You Can't Go Home Again: The chest that transported her doesn't work anymore, and the mountains surrounding Wartwood are all but impassable when she arrives, so until they clear in a couple months, she's stuck with the Plantars.

    Sprig Plantar 
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"What?! Does this look like a face that could deceive you?"
Voiced By: Justin Felbinger
An adventurous and curious 10-year-old pink frog who befriends Anne.
  • Amazon Chaser: After admitting to falling in love with Ivy Sundew.
    Anne: Oh, you just fell in love with her, didn't you?
    Sprig: Yeah, I just fell in love with her.
  • Barefoot Loon: He always goes barefoot, and is considered weird by the other citizens of Wartwood.
  • Best Friend: He quickly develops this relationship with Anne.
  • Brats with Slingshots: The opening shows him using one of these.
  • But for Me, It Was Tuesday: When Hop Pop reminds him of his acts of irresponsibility (ruining dinner, crashing a cow-worm through the living room, attracting giant fireflies by leaving the lights on), he brushes it off like it was a bad day.
  • Cheerful Child: Whenever he's happy, he shows himself to be quite an excitable young lad.
  • Cheery Pink: He has pink skin, and is a Cheerful Child.
  • The Conscience: Since Anne's sense of right and wrong has been messed with by Sasha and Marcy, it's often up to Sprig to set Anne on the right path.
  • Constantly Curious: He's described as curious, which becomes evident once he meets Anne for the first time.
  • Cowardly Lion: His first meeting with Anne aside, if he and Anne encounter any malevolent or dangerous creature, he'll get scared of it nine times out of ten, but it won't stop him from fighting back.
  • Creepy Child:
    • Has his moments where he is disturbingly on board with harassing, endangering, burglarizing or outright attempting to murder other characters.
    • Was morbidly curious to know if Hop Pop 'ever killed a man' in "The Bizzare Bazaar".
  • Deuteragonist: The second most important character after Anne.
  • Fearless Fool: Despite being stuck in Anne's trap, and believing her to be the beast, Sprig, rather than freak out, warns Anne that eating him might not be the best idea and that he doesn't taste good.
  • Fiery Redhead: He's very excitable, and under his hat hides a tuft of orange hair.
  • The Fool: Despite having lived in Amphibia long enough to know how dangerous it is, he constantly shows himself to lack a bit of tact whenever he's out in the wild.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: He's foolish, Polly's responsible.
  • Friendless Background: Was considered too "weird" to bond with other frogs his age, so he jumps at the chance to be friends with Anne.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: Sprig rarely places those goggles he wears over his eyes, and considering the climate in Amphibia, they probably wouldn't be of much use anyway.
  • Gut Feeling: Sprig has the intuition of knowing when something is off, and his intuition usually checks out. In "Combat Camp", Sprig had a sinking feeling that the "test" was a real heist, but Anne being Anne ends up convincing him. In "Reunion", Sprig finds it unusual that the toads are being friendly towards the frogs, and he ends up being right about them being kidnapped.
  • Hidden Depths: More than once, he's shown to be a good fiddler. This becomes a major plot point in "Fiddle Me This".
  • Humans Are Cthulhu: His first meeting with Anne has him mistake her for the beast primarily because she looks completely different from everything she's seen before.
  • Humans Are Ugly: Despite disliking Anne's looks, he doesn't let it get in the way of forming a friendship with her.
    Sprig: You're not a beast at all, you're a hero! An ugly, ugly, ugly hero!
  • Interspecies Friendship: With Anne.
  • Lethal Chef: He's not as bad as Hop Pop, but he once somehow made pizza dough explode.
  • Magnetic Hero: Deconstructed. A lot of the townsfolk like him because of how cute he looks. However, due to this he is completely and utterly baffled by Sadie Croaker not immediately liking him and goes to extreme measures to try to get her approval.
  • Native Guide: He serves as this to Anne, having lived in Amphibia all his life while Anne has just arrived.
  • Never Bareheaded: Almost always seen with his green cap over his head.
  • Nice Guy: He's outgoing, friendly, and was very welcoming to Anne once he found out she wasn't going to eat him, despite calling her an "ugly, ugly, ugly hero."
  • Nice Hat: A green cap.
  • Non-Mammalian Hair: His hat covers up a tuft of orange hair.
    Anne: Wait, you have hair?
  • Overly Long Tongue: Even for a frog, Sprig's tongue is quite lengthy.
  • Puppy Love: Both he and his love interest Ivy Sundew are pre-teens.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: In the season 1 finale, he delivers an epic one to Sasha about Anne doesn't have to be pushed around by a bully like her after she forces her into submission and he slingshots a sludgeball into the former's face.
  • Redhead In Green: His goggles and hat are green, and he has orange hair under his hat.
  • Tunnel King: "Flood, Sweat, and Tears" reveals Sprig to be a pretty good hole digger.
  • Turn the Other Cheek: He got caught in Anne's trap, was threatened by her, and when the actual beast appeared, she was going to leave him for dead. Even after realizing she's not a beast, you'd think Sprig would at least hold some distrust over Anne after the above, but he quickly gets over it.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: Technically, since he usually wears a jacket and shorts, leaving his chest bare.
  • You Won't Like How I Taste: His first words to Anne.
    Sprig: I have bad news for you, beast: I taste terrible!

    Hopadiah "Hop Pop" Plantar 
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"Anne, there's a big difference between courage and stupidity!"
Voiced By: Bill Farmer
Sprig and Polly's traditional and overprotective grandpa.
  • Accidental Hero: After his rant criticizing Mayor Toadstool, the villagers convince him to run in the election against Toadstool. This, indirectly, sparked a rebellion among the other villages oppressed by Toad Tower, who celebrate Hop Pop as a hero without him even knowing about it.
  • Arranged Marriage: He's tried to arrange two marriages so far for Sprig, first with Maddie Flour and then with Ivy Sundew.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: He's hard on Sprig because he fears that his grandson is irresponsible. But on hearing Sprig went into the woods to chase down a "monster"? He leads a mob without hesitation to save him. Eventually this extends to Anne, whom he houses.
  • Berserk Button: He does not like nicknames or Portmanteau. Such as when Anne calls him H.P. or when Apothecary Gary shortens his name to Apothegary.
  • Fatal Flaw: His belief in tradition and that he knows best. In "Hop Luck," he refuses to admit that the family recipes are just not tasty even when Anne points out they can make a new dish. He also insists on teaching Anne about the Plantar family, and how to do taxes. It culminates in him burying the music box to protect Anne and the others, even though it's the only clue she has to finding a way home.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • In "Best Fronds", the book he's reading is titled "So You're a Failed Actor".
    • In "Bizarre Bazaar", he's revealed to be a great cockroach racer known as "The Wrecker".
  • Identical Stranger: A frog from Anne's world bears some resemblance to Hop Pop, but is more realistically drawn... and is also dead.
  • Honorary Uncle: To Anne, so much that he referred to Anne as a Plantar when she won the Frog Of The Year Award.
  • Lethal Chef: Not the best cook. While the frogs in Amphibia might like to eat bugs, the soup he makes in "Cane Crazy" has some in it that are still alive, and when Anne mocks his cooking skills, Sprig and Polly laugh instead of defending him. "Hop Luck" reveals that in the annual Wormwood pot luck, they've always come in last, though that might be because he's following the awful recipes in the family cookbook.
  • Miniature Senior Citizens: He's only slightly taller than his grandson and shorter than most adult Amphibians.
  • Non-Mammalian Hair: He seems to have tufts of grey hair on the side of his head.
  • Noodle Incident:
    • In "Flood, Sweat & Tears", his speech about roommates turns into a rant that heavily suggests what his married life was like.
    • He ranted on and on about Charlie the spider, and never mentions whatever happened to him.
  • Older Is Better: Hop Pop's outlook on life is very much based around traditional values, thus many episodes often have his views clash with Anne’s newer, more modern ways.
  • Papa Wolf: When he learns Sprig went into the forest to track down the "beast" and will probably be eaten, he doesn't hesitate for a second to charge into the woods to save his grandson.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: He's very strict with what he allows his grandchildren and Anne to do but only because he cares about them and wants them to be safe.
  • Sacred Hospitality: He offers his home to Anne when she frets about being stranded in Amphibia for two months.
  • Senior Sleep Cycle: He likes to take naps throughout given episodes.
  • Sleeps with Both Eyes Open: He tends to this a lot, according to "Best Fronds".
    Sprig: He makes a great scarecrow!
  • Spell My Name with an "S": His name has been written as both Hopadiah and Hopediah in the show. However, in a world without standardized spelling, both might be considered correct.
  • Voice of the Resistance: Turns out his exploits (most notably running for mayor against a toad) have inspired rebellions against the toads all over the valley, though he himself was unaware of this.
  • When I Was Your Age...: Often slips into rants about how much better things used to be when he was Anne's and Sprig's ages. It's particularly shown in "Stakeout".

    Polly Plantar 
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"Just give me an excuse to use old Doris here."
Voiced By: Amanda Leighton

Sprig's polliwog sister who carries herself around inside a bucket.


  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: While the adult frogs are fully dressed, Polly, a tadpole, is naked apart from a bow on her head. Overlaps with Adults Are More Anthropomorphic.
  • Alliterative Name: Polly Plantar.
  • Badass Adorable: Small and cute, yet can kick butt with the best of them.
  • Bathtub Mermaid: This tadpole is usually found in a bucket of water. However, she can get around just fine without water.
  • Blood Knight: She'll jump at any excuse to get into a fight.
  • Brainy Baby: She is still a tadpole, but is way more responsible than her brother who is already a frog.
  • Brutal Honesty: She isn't afraid to express how she feels about the people around her.
  • Comically Small Bribe: It's easy to sway her in your favor as long as you have candy to barter. Justified since she is a small child.
  • Cute, but Cacophonic: Polly's horrible singing voice is her most dangerous asset. Especially if you're a winged creature in midair with no means of covering your ears.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: Despite being a bit reckless and hotheaded, she's still way more responsible than Sprig.
  • Hates Baths: When Hop Pop has to clean Polly, it can take all day.
    Polly: You'll never take me alive!
    Hop Pop: Dang it, Polly, you're gettin' filth everywhere!
  • Hot-Blooded: Polly's aggressive, to the point where it was a letdown for her when she realized Anne really wasn't a bloodthirsty monster. An official character card lists both her patience and tact as not applicable.
    Polly: You're not gonna eat us, are you? You're not even gonna try. Disappointing.
  • I Call It "Vera": She's named her Rolling Pin of Doom "Doris."
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's hot headed, stubborn, and pretty blunt, but she's also very loyal and compassionate.
  • A Lizard Named "Liz": Or rather, a pollywog named Polly.
  • Mama Bear: Inverted; if you threaten her family, watch out! She will go on the attack
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: In some promotional images she's lifting up objects far bigger than herself.
  • Punny Name: A tadpole is also known as a pollywog.
  • Raised by Dudes: Anne assumes that her lack of femininity comes from the fact that she was raised by two men, her grandfather and her older brother.
  • Sweet Tooth: Enjoys gorging herself on sweets. It's the main method to convince her to be bad.
    Polly: I don't have a candy problem! You have a candy problem!
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: Wears a pretty yellow bow atop her head.
  • Tomboy: In "Girl Time", she doesn't have any interest in any of the "girly" activities Anne takes her out to, and becomes the town's champion at spitting, an activity that's perceived as masculine.
  • Weapon of Choice: Polly's preferred and most loved choice of weapon is a mace.

    Bessie 
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Anne: "Bessie, things are gettin' messy!"
The Plantars' giant snail, which they ride upon and use to pull their cart.
  • Early Installment Character-Design Difference: Bessie is a green slug rather than a purple snail in the first episode.note 
  • Horse of a Different Color: Bessie's used as a horse.
  • Speedy Snail: She's not "Sonic The Hedgehog" fast, but she can match the speed of a Real Life horse from Earth.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Mushrooms, which comes in handy when nearly all of Wartwood is infected by a mind-controlling fungus.
  • Treasure Chest Cavity: She has a "secret compartment" where her owners store a bag of special berries to feed her in certain emergencies. It's right on her shell, over a bunch of pulsating organs.
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