The SHOUT FACTORY (or whoever it is who chooses which MLP episodes to put on each disk) sure has a strange way of deciding which episodes to put on special theme My Little Pony DVDs. Honestly, this review isn’t so much of this disk specifically as it is of all the MLP DVDs. Lets take a look at the ones they’ve released already (ignoring the season packs where it’s all the episodes of one season in one bundle, or the two Equestria Girls movies):
A PONY FOR EVERY SEASON:
Theme: one episode for each member of the Mane Six, where that pony is the main focus for that episode. (Applejack at the center of things in “Apple Family Reunion”, Fluttershy is main protagonist in “Keep Calm And Flutter On”, ect.) The problem here: the “Rarity episode” is “Look Before You Sleep”, an episode that is actually as much about Applejack as it is about Rarity! Come on, why can’t Rarity’s episode be one that’s more about her than anyone else, like “Suited For Success” or “A Dog And Pony Show”?
PRINCESS TWILIGHT SPARKLE:
Because of it’s name, every episode on this disk should be a Twilight-centered one. Instead we get “Games Ponies Play” (an ensemble episode where no one member of the Mane Six is the main focus, but it’s equally about all of them. There’s nothing wrong with an episode like that, but on this particular DVD they should all be Twilight-centered) and “Mmmystery On The Friendship Express” (an episode that’s actually more about Pinkie Pie, even though Twilight does help her solve the mystery of who ate the cake, Pinkie is even the one who writes the letter to Princess Celestia at the end!) I think episodes like “The Ticket Master” and “It’s About Time” would’ve been better picks for this disk. Also, the episodes are out-of order; “Magical Mystery Cure” (the last episode of season 3, where Twilight becomes an alicorn princess) is the second episode on this disk!
PINKIE PIE PARTY:
“Feeling Pinkie Keen” is actually as much about Twilight as it is about Pinkie. In fact, the episode is shown mainly from Twilight’s perspective. I think it would’ve made more sense to have put “Mmmystery On The Friendship Express” on this disk rather than on the PRINCESS TWILIGHT SPARKLE one.
THE KEYS OF FRIENDSHIP:
What in Blue Blazes is “Pinkie Apple Pie” doing on this disk?! That’s not even a “key” episode! Pinkie’s episode here should’ve been “Pinkie Pride”! And where are Rainbow Dash and Applejack’s episodes, “Rainbow Falls” and “Leap Of Faith”? Did the guy picking the episodes to put here just not like the characters Ashleigh Ball voices and decided to exclude their key episodes?
Finally, we come to the Cutie Mark Crusaders disk. And, sure enough, there’s an episode that doesn’t belong here: “Pinkie Pride”, which should’ve been on the “keys” disk, is here instead, and it’s NOT a CMC episode! Applebloom and her friends are just shown in the back round, they don’t even have any dialogue! How about instead including “Call Of The Cutie”, where the origin of the CMC is shown?
Finally, the disks A PONY FOR EVERY SEASON and SPOOKTACULAR PONY TALES each had six episodes on them. So why can’t the rest of the MLP disks have six as well instead of just five?
In Equestria, obtaining a cutie mark is an important coming-of-age moment for a young pony. After all, ponies acquire their cutie marks only after they discover a unique characteristic about themselves, setting them apart from all other ponies. So when Sweetie Belle, Scootaloo and Apple Bloom meet, they instantly become friends and make it their mission to find their cutie marks! They are the Cutie Mark Crusaders!
The fun does not stop there and for more Pony fun PlayDate Digital announced the new Cutie Pox Storybook App. This interactive story book allows you to enter the world of Equestria for an adventure full of excitement, humor and friendship!
My little niece went crazy about this movie, she loved it. A cute movie . Cutie Mark Crusaders, whose mission is to get their cutie marks and have fun in the process! Join these little ponies as they have exciting adventures and learn from Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Fluttershy, Rarity, Applejack, Pinkie Pie and even Spike, as they find out that you don’t need to have your cutie mark to have fun with your best friends!
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