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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #465 on: November 20, 2012, 11:42:43 PM »
Couldn't resist the latest DVD while shopping at Target tonight, (Adventures in the Crystal Empire). 

Pretty good choice of episodes, the The Crystal Empire Parts 1 and 2, It's About Time, Sonic Rainboom, and Luna Eclipsed.

If the new season was on Amazon I'd buy it, but it seems to only be on iTunes, so I'll be catching new stuff on youtube as people post episodes or waiting till it hits Netflix.


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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #466 on: November 22, 2012, 07:17:56 PM »


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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #467 on: November 24, 2012, 12:56:25 PM »
Just gonna leave this here:


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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #468 on: November 24, 2012, 04:32:27 PM »
Great episode. They got a little lazy with the crowd ponies at the parade, though. Bon Bons everywhere...


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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #469 on: November 24, 2012, 06:10:11 PM »
Bon Bon's just found her way into the mirror pool is all. I'm sure Lyra's plenty excited.

Enjoyable enough episode, as the CMC ones usually are (well, they walk the fine line between enjoyable and annoying). Though the bully episode is one that all cartoons tackle eventually, I rather like the way they handled it here, in the sense of the final message just being "tell someone". Because seriously, nuts to all that snitch malarkey, that's the hardcore answer. Go get help. Always works. The true nature of Babs was also nicely foreshadowed with her always covering her flank and looking to Diamond Tiara and Silver Spoon (who apparently just hang around Sweet Apple Acres, waiting to make fun of the CMCs) to see how they react before doing something. Pinkie was a bit forced, but dammit, I loved her float, so it's okay.

Also, the song is freakishly addictive. I can't get enough of it, and imagine it'll be one of the ones that gets remixed more than most. Can't wait.


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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #470 on: November 24, 2012, 09:13:41 PM »

Oh the Bon Bon thing has been explained in the best pony comic out there.

http://sliceofponylife.tumblr.com



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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #471 on: November 26, 2012, 08:34:22 PM »
Sorry if this was posted, but I found this interesting.  It doesn't explain the My Little Pony phenomena, but it does explain the unfair backlash.  I also recommend this for those who are not fans, like myself.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/Est3UNs-LIk" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/Est3UNs-LIk</a>

A thing that doesn't touch upon (though perhaps it wasn't pertinent to the video) is the fact that a rabid fan-base can be off-putting.  I'm not ragging on any fans here, but sometimes they can breed unpleasant kinds of fans (either strident or just annoying), which is why it took me a long time to see The Big Lebowski.  Great movie and I was already a Coens fan, but drunken university students trying to tell me how great (or Catcher in the Rye) is kind of turned me off for a long time.


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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #472 on: December 02, 2012, 06:56:00 AM »
Trixie is a talentless hack, and Pinkie couldn't talk.

What a good episode.


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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #473 on: December 02, 2012, 09:27:48 AM »
Trixie is a talentless hack, and Pinkie couldn't talk.

What a good episode.

Indeed it was. From the Gremlins/Hellraiser opening to the fantastic closing duel (which actually subverted Twilight's usual super-magical abilities for good old fashioned friendship and sleight of handhoof), it was far and away the best episode of the season so far. Definitely the right way to bring a popular on-off character back.

Also, this moment was pitch perfect:
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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #474 on: December 03, 2012, 12:27:08 PM »
Trixie is a talentless hack, and Pinkie couldn't talk.

What a good episode.

Indeed it was. From the Gremlins/Hellraiser opening to the fantastic closing duel (which actually subverted Twilight's usual super-magical abilities for good old fashioned friendship and sleight of handhoof), it was far and away the best episode of the season so far. Definitely the right way to bring a popular on-off character back.

Have to agree, great episode.  Stage magic beating real magic was a great idea.


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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #475 on: December 03, 2012, 12:47:55 PM »
Trixie is a talentless hack, and Pinkie couldn't talk.

What a good episode.

Indeed it was. From the Gremlins/Hellraiser opening to the fantastic closing duel (which actually subverted Twilight's usual super-magical abilities for good old fashioned friendship and sleight of handhoof), it was far and away the best episode of the season so far. Definitely the right way to bring a popular on-off character back.

Have to agree, great episode.  Stage magic beating real magic was a great idea.

And a rather clever reversal of how the first Trixie episode played out.

I'm excited about the next episode. Not just for what it is (which I usually don't like to know in advance, but it was accidentally spoiled for me. That said, it's one that's been due for a while), but because I'm traveling with a friend of mine into Belgium to go to a large Brony meet to watch it. Watching new episodes with a group is always a fun time, even if it means I have to watch it again when I get home to actually hear everything.


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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #476 on: December 03, 2012, 06:11:02 PM »
 Just watched it again since it's now streaming on The Hub. 

 The "that's not magic, that's just Pinky Pie" line is great.

Have to go back and freeze frame, but was it Fluttershy that played Rainbow's double?


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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #477 on: December 03, 2012, 06:58:01 PM »
Just watched it again since it's now streaming on The Hub. 

 The "that's not magic, that's just Pinky Pie" line is great.

Have to go back and freeze frame, but was it Fluttershy that played Rainbow's double?

I think it was, which is possibly a nod to her using RD's model in the blind bags? Sort of? Maybe?


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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
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Re: That One Little Girl's 'Pony' Cartoon that's Slowly Devouring the Internet
« Reply #479 on: December 08, 2012, 01:47:07 PM »
I went to a meet down in Antwerp today to watch this. About 50 bronies in a fair sized room, with the episode projected onto two screens.

When Luna came on and started speaking, there was a huge cheer. Loved it. Along with the episode, which was absolutely splendid in every way.

In particular with something that's been a looooooooong time coming: