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Paparazzi ponies ID S1E20

Tracy Flash, Big Shot, Snappy Scoop, Eff Stop, Press Pass, and Action Shot (from left to right) in Green Isn't Your Color
Kind Earth (Action Shot and Snappy Scoop)
Unicorn (Press Pass)
Pegasus (Big Shot, Eff Stop, and Tracy Flash)
Sex Female (Action Shot, Press Pass, Tracy Flash, and sometimes Snappy Scoop)
Male (Big Shot, Eff Stop, and sometimes Snappy Scoop)
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Magic aura Grayish blue (Press Pass)
Cutie mark
Action Shot cutie mark crop S4E20 (Action Shot)
Snappy Scoop cutie mark crop S2E8 (Snappy Scoop/Tracy Flash)
Press Pass cutie mark crop S2E8 (Press Pass/Eff Stop)
Big Shot cutie mark crop S1E20 (Big Shot)
Voice As Snappy Scoop:
Peter New (English, S4E20)

Several paparazzi ponies appear in various episodes in the series, including Earth ponies Action Shot and Snappy Scoop, unicorn Press Pass, and Pegasi Big Shot, Eff Stop, and Tracy Flash. They are unnamed in the show, "Snappy Scoop" and "Tracy Flash" being placeholder names, but some are named in merchandise and other depictions.


Action Shot and Big Shot are similar in coat and mane colors, cutie mark, and name. Snappy Scoop and Tracy Flash have the same cutie mark. Press Pass shares her coat and eye colors with Sweetie Drops, Fine Line, "Roma", "Paisley Pastel", S04E20 Unnamed Earth Mare #1, S05E21 Unnamed Earth Mare #1, and "Hazel Harvest". Eff Stop bears a resemblance to "Icy Drop", and he shares his cutie mark with Press Pass.

Depiction in the series

Photographers taking photos S2E08
Action Shot, Snappy Scoop, Press Pass, Big Shot, Eff Stop, and Tracy Flash all first appear in the season one episode Green Isn't Your Color. They take pictures of Fluttershy after she is discovered by Photo Finish and becomes famous. This is Tracy Flash's only appearance in the series thus far.

Snappy Scoop, Big Shot, and Eff Stop appear again outside the Grand Galloping Gala in The Best Night Ever.

In season two, Action Shot, Snappy Scoop, and Press Pass appear in The Mysterious Mare Do Well as Rainbow Dash's paparazzi when she becomes famous after performing several acts of heroism.

They appear again in the season four episode Leap of Faith taking pictures of Apple Bloom and Granny Smith after their performance at the Ponyville swim meet. Here, Snappy Scoop appears as a stallion instead of a mare. In Equestria Games, they appear as Games spectators in the Crystal Empire stadium.

In season six, Action Shot and Snappy Scoop appear at the Daring Do Convention in Stranger Than Fan Fiction.

Other depictions

IDW comics

Big Shot's name is mentioned on My Little Pony: Friends Forever Issue #18 cover A.

My Little Pony (mobile game)

Action Shot, Press Pass, Eff Stop, Reporter Pony, Big Shot, and Photographer Pony are characters in Gameloft's mobile game. The game's description of Action Shot states, "This mare is notoriously quick on the shutter; her photographs send other ponies aflutter!" The game's description of Big Shot states, "This pony knows all of the top fashion trends and captures them nicely with his brand-new zoom lens!"


Action Shot, Shutterbug card MLP CCG
[[Toys#Mini-figures|Mini-figure toys of Press Pass, Snappy Scoop, and Action Shot have been leaked.

In Enterplay's collectible card game, Action Shot is named on premiere card α #65 R, which gives her the description "Action Shot is new to the scene, but her haunting images of the changeling invasion were front page material." Big Shot is named on his Gen Con Indy 2013 demo card with a trademark symbol and premiere card α #66 R, which list his quote "Dragons? Ursas? Changelings? You name 'em, I've caught 'em on film!" Eff Stop is named on premiere card α #69 R, which lists the quote "Sometimes the only way to find the real story is to dig deep."

In the card game's Crystal Games expansion set, Press Pass is named on card #44 U, which gives her the description "Wherever Press Pass goes to report the news, a crowd is sure to follow. A crowd that DEFINITELY doesn't help when it comes to solving problems."

Eff Stop also appears on the WeLoveFine art print "Everypony".


"That was some of the most amazing aquabatics I've ever seen! How in Equestria did you do it? Hard work? Lots of practice?"
— Snappy Scoop, Leap of Faith
"Dragons? Ursas? Changelings? You name 'em, I've caught 'em on film!"
— Big Shot, Enterplay collectible card game Gen Con Indy 2013 demo card and card α #66 R of Big Shot
"Sometimes the only way to find the real story is to dig deep."
— Eff Stop, Enterplay collectible card game card α #69 R of Eff Stop


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