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Lost in Language is the seventh episodes in the first season of The Owl House.

Synopsis

While checking out the library, Luz's pranks lead to unintended consequences.

Plot

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Transcript

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Cast

Additional voices

Title in other languages

Language Title Translation
Flag of Brazil Portuguese (Brazil) Falta de comunicação Lack of communication
Flag of Germany German Amitys Tagebuch Amitys Diary
Flag of France French Jeux de Langages Languages Games
Flag of Vietnam Vietnamese Đêm Ở Thư Viện The Night At The Library

Allusions

  • Demon Decimal System: Reference to the Dewey Decimal System used to categorize books in a library.
  • Necronomicon: Reference to the book of dark magic from H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos.
  • Pride & Pythius: Reference to Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice.
  • Nightlight: Reference to Stephenie Meyers' Twilight. It even replicates the cover art.
  • Final Fantasy VII : Luz opens a book called Witch Wares Weekly that gives her an outfit similar to Cloud Strife, the protagonist of the game Final Fantasy VII and his broadsword, the Buster Sword. In addition, the same book has on the cover a character similar to Sephiroth, the villain of the video game and one of the most popular of the franchise (along with Kefka from Final Fantasy 6).
  • My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic: The bat baby reproducing by vomiting up her offspring references the parasprites from Swarm of the Century that reproduce the same way.
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena: The cover of one of the books Luz is reading depicts the character Utena from this popular manga and anime.

Edits

  • "And stop being a jerk to your friend" got muted in Southeast Asia broadcast.

Errors

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  • When Amity was angry and put a hand on her heart chest, her black nails disappeared.
  • When the Amity standing on the "6/6" entry of Amity's diary first appears, she is missing her pupils and the brown part of her hair. In the next scene, she appears normal.

Trivia

  • The boiling Isles have books about The Good Witch Azura.
  • The scene with the readers are looking at crystal balls is clearly a style of YouTube (How to use flying vehicles, cat videos, and the classic slow internet connections screen)
  • The first librarian was tending the Cat Coven booth in Covention.
  • The Bonesborough Public Library has the following books:
    • Encyclopspedia
    • Birds of the Boiling Isles
    • Snowballs, A History
    • Otabin the Bookmaker
    • Quacks Eats Snacks
    • The Lone Witch & Secret Room
    • Ancient Texts
    • Nightlight
    • Pride & Pythius by R. Coburn
    • Barely a Duchess
    • Coping with Empty Nest Syndrome
  • It also features the following magazines:
    • Regal Couture
    • Witch Wares Weekly
  • It is noted that King and Eda have knowledge on television, while not during the first episode, implying that Luz explained it to them at some point before this episode.
  • The Amity that emerges from the diary entry dated 6/6 has completely green hair. No brown roots have grown out over her forehead.
  • One of the items in the chest the Bat Queen gives Eda is an Aztec death whistle.
  • When Edric pull the book at the "Romance" bookshelf section, the 7th code got revealed, its the same code as the 1st code so the code is "Two".
  • Although this episode premiered in 2020, it was produced in 2019 according to the credits.

Series continuity

Character revelations

  • Amity reads to children at the library for extra credit.
  • This episode reveals and introduces Amity's older twin siblings.
  • Amity has her personal hideaway in the library. The book where its entrance is, The Lone Witch & Secret Room, is the "knob".

Memorable quotes

I almost passed out.

—Amity

Human, do you see me going to the Owl Shack and bugging you while you... fry up owl?

—Amity

I'm Emira. And this is Edric. We're Amity's older siblings. We heard how you embarrassed her at the school and at the witch convention last week. No wonder she hates you.

—Emira

We're her family. It's tough love. She needs to learn to lighten up.

—Emira

I’ve been trying to figure out what your deal is. Are you a poser, a nerd? I know. You’re a bully, Luz

—Amity

Maybe you aren’t a bully. I haven’t exactly been the friendliest witch either. I’ll think of that.

—Amity

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Video

References


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Season 1 A Lying Witch and a WardenWitches Before WizardsI Was a Teenage AbominationThe IntruderCoventionHooty's Moving HassleLost in LanguageOnce Upon a SwapSomething Ventured, Someone FramedEscape of the PalismanSense and InsensitivityAdventures in the ElementsThe First DayReally Small ProblemsUnderstanding WillowEnchanting Grom FrightWing It Like WitchesAgony of a WitchYoung Blood, Old Souls
Season 2 TBA
Owl Pellets Welcome to HexsideEda's Cursed BrushPaint Scare!Art Lessons with LuzCoven Lovin Soap Opera
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