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Peewee
(Pee Wee)

Peewee ID S8E11

Peewee matured in Molt Down

Peewee just hatched S2E21

Peewee as a newborn in Dragon Quest

Kind Phoenix
Sex Male
Owner Spike (formerly)
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Eyes Light brilliant yellow
Colors Brilliant orange, gold, and vivid crimson body
Brilliant amber and light brilliant yellow wings and claws
Relatives Unnamed father
Unnamed mother
Five unnamed siblings

Peewee is a male phoenix and Spike's former pet, adopted by him in the season two episode Dragon Quest.

Development

According to Meghan McCarthy at the 2013 Las Pegasus Unicon, featuring photos of Peewee in the background of Just for Sidekicks was decided upon during the episode's storyboarding phase.[1]

Depiction in the series

Season two

Spike and Peewee S2E21
Peewee first appears in the season two episode Dragon Quest. Spike and a group of teenage dragons, led by Garble, go on a "dragon raid" with the intent of destroying a nest of phoenix eggs. However, they find that most of the eggs have already hatched, except for one. After the two adult phoenixes and their hatched chicks give Garble and the other teenagers the slip, Spike finds the unhatched egg.

Garble and his friends tell Spike to smash the egg, but Spike refuses and instead protects it from the other dragons. Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, and Rarity appear to defend Spike, and Twilight teleports all of them away to safety. Spike keeps the unhatched phoenix egg, and when the phoenix inside hatches, he names him Peewee—appropriating a nickname the teenage dragons gave Spike—and welcomes him to the family.

Season three

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At the beginning of the season three episode Just for Sidekicks, a gallery of photos on a shelf depicts Spike looking after Peewee. One picture depicts Spike sharing some ice cream with him, and another depicts the carton ending up on Twilight's head, covering her in ice cream. The final picture shows Spike returning Peewee to his parents.

Season eight

Spike and Peewee sharing a hug S8E11
In Molt Down, Spike and Rarity visit the phoenix nests (Spike to see Peewee, Rarity to pick up some pheonix feathers for her latest design), where they find that Peewee has grown into a matured phoenix and moved into his own nest. Spike tries to greet Peewee with a hug, but their close contact irritates the stone scale on Spike's cheek, causing Spike to jump away in pain.

Other depictions

IDW comics

On My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #10 page 10, young Peewee appears perched on a tree branch near Spike's kissing/figurine-crafting booth.

On My Little Pony Micro-Series Issue #9 page 2, Spike mentions that seeing Twilight and Fluttershy prepare for a pet show with Owlowiscious and Angel makes him miss Peewee.

Storybooks

Young Peewee appears at least on the front cover of the Level 1 Reading storybook Ponies Love Pets!, perched on top of Spike's head.

Magazines

Young Peewee appears in a magazine's​[​specify​]​ adaptation of Dragon Quest.

Merchandise

Young Peewee appears on the Season 2 poster/packaging of DVD sets/T-shirt front/iPhone case.

Enterplay trading card series 1 card #44 is of young Peewee, which gives him the description, "Peewee is a baby phoenix being raised by a baby dragon to be a pony! Let's hope he doesn't get too confused by all this. Peewee is the newest addition to the family, living in the Ponyville library as Spike's just-hatched pet. Spike risked his neck to save the little phoenix's egg from a troop of teenage dragons out to have a good time at the expense of others. Will Peewee fit in with his new family? Birds of a feather flock together!" Peewee is also mentioned on series 3 card #E47 of Dragon Quest.

In the Equestrian Odysseys expansion set of Enterplay's collectible card game, card #88 C is of young Peewee.

On page 178 of The Ultimate Guide: All the Fun, Facts and Magic of My Little Pony, young Peewee appears in a picture with Spike.

A sticker set included with issue 41 of Signature's My Little Pony magazine features one of young Peewee.

The Elements of Harmony guidebook

PEEWEE became Spike's pet when he hatched from a phoenix egg! A group of bad dragons tried to persuade Spike to smash the egg when he found it, but thankfully he didn't. Now he and Peewee are the best of friends.

Volume II guidebook

PEE WEE is a lil' baby Phoenix who hatched from an egg found by Spike. He enjoys hanging out with Spike and eating ice cream. One day, he hopes to grow up, burst into flames, and be reborn anew!

Gallery

Spike hatching Peewee photo S03E11

Peewee image gallery

See also

References

  1. Everfree Network (2013-02-28). Writers Panel - Las Pegasus Unicon 2013. YouTube. Retrieved on 2018 May 29.