That song is so catchy lol, I keep playing it over. Scootaloo episode coming up soon! PS Sweetie Bell recommends talking to Applajack, then Rarity, then....Twilight. When do we learn Scootaloo's story!!!!
Without conflicting from earlier comments, the moral was boring and predictable, but I guess it had to happen sometime. But I loved that song, and I loved the ending. Also, Pinkie loves to make puns xD
P.S. I'm giving it a 9 / 10. The plot was enjoyable, and dang Sweeite can cry :c
I never said it wasn't important. It's good to see shows making anti-bullying episodes. And I guess a way you could interpret my statement is that the moral of the episode was revealed very early on in the episode. So I watched the entire episode knowing the revelation at the end. And the obvious retort would be that this is a kids show afterall; but this is just my personal opinion, and there is no need for blood.
I enjoyed the episode too. Loved that Babs had an accent, even if it sounded like the bastard child of a New York and Boston accent, heh. Sadly, the episode is getting bashed by communities on LJ. I'm starting to think some of the fandom is getting too prissy for their own good and forgetting that at the end of the day, MLP is a KIDS SHOW.
These are just first impressions upon a first inspection of the episode, the same happened to many episodes from previous seasons which are considered great by many fans right now.
The first inspections are always going to try and address issues as well as what stands out the most, because obviously, those are usually the first things that anoyne would notice about a new episode.
The S3 premier was kind of mediocre compared to other two-part episodes, and last week's Pinkie Pie episode was even a bit disappointing, but this episode was pure joy and reminded me why I love this show so much.
Mostly just the way it shows how Pinkie's so-called friends apparently see her. All of the clones had the exact same manically hyperactive caricature of her personality, so it should have been obvious that the only one being sad and melancholy was the real thing. If each clone had instead represented a different sliver of Pinkie's personality so that there were other sad pinkies (as well as every other emotion on the spectrum) it would have made the inability to pick out the real one more believable.
Even Pinkies existential crisis didn't make much sense in context. It was established fairly early on that the clones lacked her memories as they could barely keep her friend's name's straight. Which only highlights another problem with the episode, that watching paint dry was a terrible test because it had nothing to do with who Pinkie really is as an individual, and so outside the afore mentioned fact that the clone where all hyperactive caricatures, was a pretty contrived way to pick out the real thing (the only real Pinkie is the one who can act un-pinkie-like?)
Ultimately it was a great premises, that even got off to a fairly strong start but ultimately fell apart with the method by which it attempted to resolve the crises and teach the moral (not unlike *Over a Barrel*, another Polsky episodes). As it stands Pinkie learning to ration out her time amongst friends isn't a bad lesson, but it comes across that the more important lesson should have been for the rest of her friends, who seemingly have so little understanding of who Pinkie really is that they can't recognize her from a group a of one-dimensional imposters, and that lesson was never learned.
Disappointing doesn't mean it was all bad, and I even admitted that the first half was pretty good, but overall it failed to leave me satisfied. If others were able to enjoy it in spite of such flaws then I'm glad for them.
You're right, I'd noticed Magnum on the dock, but not his food. This episode was just chock full of little continuity details from the return of the crusader capes to Shady Daze as school photographer.
I really liked the episode. I didn't think much of the Season Two-parter but "Too Many Pinkie Pies" was excellent and I thought this was good too. The song in particular is SO CATCHY. (It's much better then "The Perfect Stallion" too.) I still don't know if I like Babs Seed or not...I felt bad for her, but she made Sweetie Belle cry! Unforgivable! D:<
One thing that bothered me, though (I felt like Rarity should've been in the episode more), was right at the end. Diamond Tiara and Silver Spoon insult Applebloom and the others TO HER FACE, and Applejack just stands there! Yeah, Babs Seed tells them off anyway, but seriously Applejack, your kid sister is being insulted right in front of you! C'mon!
Anyway, hope the rest of the series continues on with good episodes like this one and "Too Many Pinkie Pies."
I agree to that. If I WERE APPLEJACK I'd kick those fillies all the way to next Saturday! And why not? I beat up kids who were bullying my sister when we were younger, in real-life. But of course, that wouldn't fit right in a show where the majority of watchers are below the ages of 12. Plus, I think Babs Seed handled, or was it hoofled, those jerks quite well in the end. Maybe Babs acted faster than AJ could react.
I liked it, too! Bad Seed was kinda like me, I was picked on for my whole life because of the way I dressed. But when I came to middle school, some popular girls started to mess with me then ans some other kids, so I tagged along. Those other girls that were being picked on hated me. And now, we're best friends ^^