With Season 7 rushly approaching, I wanted to reset my mind and throw a look on last season. There were questions and thoughts that have piled up over the last weeks, about themes, strengths, flaws and especially over-all tendencies of this seasons.Read more >
And while all seasons of MLP had their own unique ups and downs, this was the season that was – for most people – a little bit more lackluster than the others.
It would be a lie to say that I don’t see where they come from.
In my eyes, a lot of episodes had similar problems. And though they weren’t exactly awful, they didn’t take as many chances as earlier seasons – probably to bite time until former chief editor Meghan McCarthy comes back from writing the MLP movie.
But let us not beat around the …
Of one thing I’m pretty sure: If this isn’t the most infamous base breaker of MLP, then I don’t want to see the episode that tops it.Read more >
Magical Mystery Cure? Equestria Girls? Please!
I think the only other episode that’s equal in terms of badness might be “One Bad Apple”. In fact, they are pretty similar: A touchy subject matter, a lot of unpleasantness and bad characterization of a mean-spirited character, that was bullied before and decides to bully others in return. With the difference that barely anyone tries to defend “One Bad Apple”.
Why is that? I really struggle to see why.
Maybe the defenders think that Fluttershy is a little more justified in her behaviour than Babs – after all, we see her problems throughout the whole episode, while Ba…