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Old January 5 2014, 05:33 AM   #16
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Re: MLP:FiM S4E08 - "Rarity Takes Manehatten" - Grade & Discuss

Me too. I'll be a lot happier with the, ah, less good episodes of the season (of which, unfortunately, I thought this was one) if they all sum up to something better.
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Old January 5 2014, 07:10 AM   #17
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Re: MLP:FiM S4E08 - "Rarity Takes Manehatten" - Grade & Discuss

We have the thread, the fangs, possibly the comic... we can definitely surmise that the six keys each have something to do with the Mane Six...
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Old January 5 2014, 11:55 AM   #18
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Re: MLP:FiM S4E08 - "Rarity Takes Manehatten" - Grade & Discuss

^ Don't forget the shadowed something at the end of "Castle-Mane-ia", too... Still wondering if that was meant to just be a fun little "Haha, it was Pinkie Pie the whole time... or was it?!" to end the ep, vs. a set up for something later.

As to this weekend's ep: I loved it. 9.5, maybe even another 10. Really firing on all cylinders this time around.

However, it's 3AM and I'm tired, so I'll ramble about it in a bit more detail later.
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Old January 5 2014, 01:39 PM   #19
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Re: MLP:FiM S4E08 - "Rarity Takes Manehatten" - Grade & Discuss

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^ Don't forget the shadowed something at the end of "Castle-Mane-ia", too... Still wondering if that was meant to just be a fun little "Haha, it was Pinkie Pie the whole time... or was it?!" to end the ep, vs. a set up for something later.
I've heard that the Castle Mane-ia's writer, Josh Haber, was interviewed by Everfree Network and he said that the Shadow was just a one-off gag...but I don't think I believe him. These little stingers at the end of episodes seem to be setting up the story arc, and that Shadow Pony end would make a great villain teaser.
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Old January 5 2014, 07:42 PM   #20
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^That's what's making this season so much fun! We don't know what the Chekov's gun is or the red herring!
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Re: MLP:FiM S4E08 - "Rarity Takes Manehatten" - Grade & Discuss



But good on Applejack for finally saying what we're all thinking
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Old January 6 2014, 01:22 AM   #22
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Re: MLP:FiM S4E08 - "Rarity Takes Manehatten" - Grade & Discuss

Yeah, Applejack said that and I just about lost it.
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Old January 6 2014, 01:55 AM   #23
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Yeah, Applejack said that and I just about lost it.
Rainbow Dash's reaction is what sells it.
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Old January 6 2014, 06:16 AM   #24
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This and the Bats EP were A+!
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Old January 6 2014, 06:07 PM   #25
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Agreed, those were the two stronger episodes this season. This week's was Rarity being taken advantage of and yet persevering; that was a really fun story. Also great to hear basically everyone in the mane cast in some other role! Everyone except Tara Strong was heard as somepony else, which was great to hear.

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