Initial fan response in terms of fan art was cited as the reason for the announcement. Star then finds Eclipsa, who puts the Spiderbites at ease by showing them Globgor's crystalized state. Meanwhile, Ludo and his minions, who are shopping there for a beak sharpener, pursue Star to try to take her wand. However, Eclipsa stops Moon and Meteora drains half her soul. However, after being unimpressed by monster culture, Star accuses them of prejudice, until their daughter - Princess Penelope - is revealed to be in a relationship with one.
Meanwhile, Marco is tasked to find Marisol and gets his hand stuck in a drain pipe. The Naysaya can only go away when it is appeased, so Marco tries giving it what it wants, which is some cereal, but it doesn't go away. Star attempts to get the two to peacefully reconcile, only for them to immediately start fighting again as soon as she turns her back on them. However, the arm harbors an evil sentience that intends to take over the world. Their investigation eventually brings them to a merchant named Apothecary Sherry, who reveals a monster named Ruben bought some. While happy at first, Tom begins to suspect that Star is stalling, especially when she starts saying goodbye to people he has never met like Doop-Doop, her first spell which she left abandoned in a shed. However, it goes on a huge disaster when Seahorse reveals he hacked the phones of everyone in Mewni so that they can't even turn their phones off if they want to.
Star takes the concept of going to battle literally, and booby traps the field with bombs, evil kittens, and giant birds. Marco tries to help Lobster Claws become good while Star thinks he cannot be reformed. Ludo and his minions attack and hijack the bus. They are then confronted by the Pie King, who reveals Moon and Star's ancestor, Queen Festivia, to have been Pie Folk, making them part-Pie Folk themselves. She eventually discovers the dog named Willoughby is actually an extra-dimensional being who didn't like life on her planet, so Star has her adopted by a strange lady named Lydia. However, she aims for his finger severing it, which he is unable to regenerate. Kelly finds him alone and offers to show him a grand view of the entire beach.
Star then takes the remains of Glossaryck's spell book and throws it into the well at the sanctuary. On Song Day, a large crowd, including Marco, Star's parents and the Magic High Commission, gather to hear Star's song. She contacts Janna for help and proceeds to tell her that anything that remains of Glossaryck must be properly buried in a place of meaning for him. Marco arrives, but River has to deal with angry villagers as well as a large monster who approaches the castle after he yelled at it to leave. Posing as a local Woolett, Marco decides to spend time around town with Kelly by heading to the local library to return one of her borrowed books. At a park, when Mina announces she plans to take over the world, the people decide to hold a vote on whether Mina should rule, and Star is left to break the tie. They soon discover in the palace's underground chamber that Mina Loveberry has been camping out capturing unsuspecting monsters to keep order.
Tom claims he has turned over a new leaf, having hired an consultant. While the writers do try to give him a bigger presence, his appearance feels more forced than natural. Marco chases after her, where she confides to him that she has broken up with her boyfriend Tad, but he is still living in her thick layer of hair and will not leave. The two families compete in Flags, a game where whoever plants their flag atop a dangerous hill full of obstacles gets to look down on the rival family members for a year. Tom claims he has turned over a new leaf, having hired an anger management consultant. Buff Frog is not thrilled by this and finds out that Star only invited him as a way to have him return to Mewni.
However, Star convinces her to stop by pointing out that she will just prove herself to be the villain everyone claims her to be. Upon befriending Marco, Star ends up discovering her skills when she is attacked by and his army of monsters. Star follows Mina and tries to train in her ways, which annoys Marco. But when he learns there is a secret chapter that Glossaryck withheld from him but showed Star, he makes Glossaryck unlock them. Glossaryck appears and joins in the fun.
He wakes her up and with the help of Glossryck and Eclipsa, they manage to return to Mewni. Unknown to him, Star has been keeping his hoodie, but Pony Head arrives and throws it into the Royal Laundry for cleaning. Like Maggie says : I really appreciated how there was no closing song for that episode. Star and Pony Head round up their former Bounce Lounge posse. While Moon and the Commission don't trust Eclipsa and want to re-crystalize her, Star convinces them to give her a fair trial. However, Glossaryck is summoned to the Bureau of Magic; he tells Star not to turn to that page, and his consciousness is dragged away into another dimension. She partly melts the ice encasing Eclipsa, to learn some dark magic from the forbidden section of the Book of Spells.
She then defeats Meteora and regresses her back into a baby. Tom apologizes and tries to win back Marco with a Love Sentence song, and then raises Mackie Hands from the dead. Tom explains that she is scared that Star will hurt Tom again and that she knows that Star kissed Marco. However, they find he is not the culpit and go back to Sherry, but she turns herself to stone by drinking Yada Yada Berry Juice to avoid interrogation. Back on , Star and her friends join a raucous party on the roof of the.
Inside Star finds memorials to past queens, including her mother, who is revealed to have fought Toffee and cut off his finger, as well as the ancient queen Eclipsa, who married a monster. Retrieved July 18, 2017 — via. She eventually finds her mother, who has regained the other half of her soul, but suffers from amnesia due to the realm's influence. They immediately leave with their manifested items and depart Quest Buy with bewildered expressions. Marco uses a stick of butter that Ludo left to free himself, but River has eaten his part of the butter so Marco has to steal Ludo's key. Toffee is revived, but he doesn't honor the deal. When Star tells everyone what is happening, the audience think Star is a spoilsport and ignore her.
. Ludo wants to celebrate by writing his story into the Book of Spells, but the book will not let him, as he is not the owner of the book anymore. The photo-booth eventually breaks down, locking them inside. Ludo's minions Spider and Eagle volunteer by venturing into each portal, but to no success in finding him. Star becomes suspicious of magician-for-hire Preston Change-O, who, after every magic trick he does, seems to be taking something spiritual from the person, and that his hat is becoming longer and longer. Rhombulus is arrested while Moon, who is amongst the attendees, tells the Mewmans that they need to stop following her and think for themselves.