On April 14, 2015, the series was renewed for a fourth season by , which released on April 28, 2017. Sofia overhears a discussion with Emily to conjure up a storm that will sink the royal ship above the cove as humans threatened mermaids' safety a long time ago. James really wants to win the games, and partners with Sofia when Amber decides to drop out with Princess Lina of Khaldune to paint their parasols. After a stained glass window depicting their family finishes construction, Roland prepares to surprise Miranda with it, just as James starts juggling again, breaking Amber's face off the window. Hugo decides to switch between classes, and this plan works until the hockey team catches him in the act during a run. Sofia sacrifices the vanity put upon her to help the librarian, who turns out to be Fauna in disguise, leading to Sofia getting her first trophy.
Miranda plans a family vacation that turns out to be a disaster. Sofia turns to Cedric for help in finding out what happened to her, and the latter deduces that Sofia must have been cursed by her amulet due to bad behaviour, although it takes Sofia the whole night and watching Amber brag to realise her mistake. Mia and Robin's friends manage to locate the smashed-up coach and Roland in the cabin. During the ball, all the guests at the ball and the royal family present excluding Sofia and Amber fall asleep, including Cedric. Entering last-minute, Clover shows off his dance moves and agility as he catches blueberries thrown into the air by Sofia --- a game they used to play together as best friends. Clover, Mia and Robin manage to locate and chase the thief, but unable to get the amulet back. Retrieved August 28, 2018 — via Futon Critic.
The royal family, who has witnessed all this, establishes contact with the mermaid royal family, restoring the friendship between merfolk and humans. After seeing a flying derby race where players ride on flying horses and race to the finish line, Sofia decides to try out for Royal Prep's flying derby team, much to the amusement of her brother James and the other boys there. When Oona gets captured by a sea monster and the Mermaid Queen holds her family responsible, Sofia, with help from , saves the day. She seeks the help of Cedric to make the best costume when she sees Sofia's seamstress talents to her full degree. Meanwhile, Hildegard is having panic attacks at the princess test, but manages to get back into her spirit with Amber's help. That is, until comes along and helps the girls' come up with the perfect plan to save the day.
While Barley discovers Clover's former luxurious castle life, Clover struggles in the wild to find his way back to the castle. After calming down, Jade reflects on her actions and realises that she was the one who caused this in the first place by not giving Lucinda a chance, making it up to the witch by inviting her to the party. However, Cedric sees it as an opportunity to steal her amulet instead, planning to use an invisibility potion to swipe it when she comes back tomorrow. Jade is excited about this until she learns that it means leaving behind her other Dunwiddie friends, and she doesn't know how to tell Sofia that she no longer wants to go to Royal Prep. Archived from the original on 3 March 2. After they sing the first few verses, her friends bring Sofia on stage to join them, who realises that the curse is gone, much to her relief.
Sofia must teach her to control her temper in order to fulfill her family's legacy. Stern December 12, 2014 2014-12-12 222 1. Along the way she discovers what it means to be a great adventurer! Then Amber demands to go with Sofia to the Mystic Isles, where she has to stop an Evil Crystalmaster from covering the Isles in magic crystals. Stern November 7, 2014 2014-11-07 219 1. After James accidentally eats all her goldenberry pancakes which were meant as Sofia's surprise for the both of them, he tries to cheer Amber up with their twin song, a song they made up as kids that would remind each other of the other's love and special bond. Clover befriends Sassafras when she helps unstick him from a bush.
Sofia helps him realize he shouldn't stop doing something he enjoys just because he's afraid of what people will think. Amber doesn't know how to make friends herself, and James was caught standing in itching ivy, so nobody wants to be near him. Eventually, Fate steps in for Sofia by having the tables float away, forcing the small tea party that Sofia wanted to be set up instead. Feeling a little bad for Aunt Tilly, Sofia decides to stay while the twins run off to the carnival. With the help of from 's , now headmistresses at a school for royalty known as Royal Preparatory Academy, Sofia tries to adjust to royal life. Sofia finally admits how she felt, and they reconcile and redecorate the coach quickly.
Baileywick's worrying and presence often gets in the way of Sofia's activities, which hinders her from earning one more badge to get a pin, a pin that shows a sign of recognition that you have filled up your entire vest with badges. Baby James goes missing though, and Amber sings their twin song to lure him out and let Cedric undo the spell. At the turning point, Cedric decides not to go through with his plans after all, knowing how sad it would make his new princess friend. Going to Vivian's castle to work together introduces her to Vivian's friendly pet dragon Crackle who takes an immediate liking to Clover, Sofia's bunny friend whom she brought along. While Sofia was aware the amulet was made in the ancient civilization of Maru, they find out that the Maruvians created a numerous variety of magical objects.
Stern October 23, 2015 2015-10-23 306 1. With help from James and the crowd, Sofia helps Hugo realize the importance of teamwork, and he agrees to race with her. When the bridge across the river breaks, the two are forced to go by another, longer way, which causes Sofia's dress to get dirty in the mud and her fan to get drifted off into the stream. The journey is hazardous, on account of the worsening storm, and one of the wheels of the coach breaks off. Jade, Ruby and Amber then reveal a tiara they had feathered for Sofia during her absence, and they ride together in the Flylight Pageant, as a group of four. In the end, Vivian thanks Sofia for being her very first friend and joins the school band.
The two girls infiltrate Cedric's tower and find the counter-spell after Sofia sews up Amber's dress for her. After seeing Cedric use a copying spell, Sofia herself with it so she can go to the hootenanny and the clone can play with Joy. Princess Elena from the Kingdom of Avalor has been magically trapped inside Sofia's amulet for forty-one years, waiting for another Princess to set her free, and Sofia is up to the task! As the recital starts, Sofia goes off to hockey practice and finally convinces Hugo to tell his father the truth. Combined with the stresses of royal life and fitting in to a new school, Sofia has to deal with her jealous stepsister Amber, who feels that her father loves Sofia over her. Sofia suggests her new friend Mandy partner with Amber, but then finding no partner for herself, forms a threesome with them to build a boat. More troubles occur when it's found out that Von Rocha seeks Vivian's talent by stealing it for himself with magic.
Substituted for Santino Rice for one episode. Reinvigorated by this realization, Clover and Sassafras again head out, despite the rain, to be with Sofia. Unable to tell both apart, King Roland holds a contest to prove which one is the real Lani. This proves conflicting for Sofia as Sir Dax wants to scare all the people out and keep all the ghosts in. However, sea creatures want the flame for themselves by turning it into that for water. When they discover that they need to find a magical ingredient at the top of a mountain, they compete to see who can reach the summit first-at the risk of their science projects and their friendships. James, with the help of Sofia, learns what a fair and good leader should be.