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Episode Reaction: To Where & Back Again – MLP Season 6 Finale

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It’s been a while since I’ve done a reaction/review-ish piece for an MLP episode. While there have been episodes of MLP I’ve thought good, I never really got the same sort of spark for wanting to say something about them as I’ve done in the past.

Part of it is burnout for sure, and of course graduate school isn’t exactly known for giving you free time. But a lot of it was honestly just didn’t feel like the show or was offering much that I could work with as someone whose main interest is getting at it from a background in political science and ethics/political theory perspective. Sure, the return of the best background character ever, Trixie, in “No Second Prances”, got me excited, but didn’t exactly give me room to ramble on about introductory Marxist theory like Starlight Glimmer’s first episodes or the countless articles I’ve done on utilitarianism.

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But seriously though, this episode alone would have been enough to make the season for me.

Fortunately for me then it appears the somewhat contentious season finale –at least from some initial reactions I’ve seen – finally gives me a chance to dig out the old MLP analysist in me. Because if there is anything that gets the urge to ramble on about something, it’s controversy. So let’s dig in to “To Where and Back Again”, and what the conclusion of the two-parter says about the nature of the MLP Universe.
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Episode Reaction Rambles: Rainbow Falls

I honestly forgot to upload this here last week.

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January 25, 2014 · 10:27 am

Episode Reaction Ramble: Flight to the Finish

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Alright, so, currently home for break and did not bring my recording equipment with me. So for the next, oh, five weeks or so the Episode Reaction Rambles will be done in text form. Lacks some of the same level of unedited-ness but, eh, oh well. Anyway, let’s get to it with the first written Episode Reaction Ramble: “Flight to the Finish.” Continue reading

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Episode Reaction Ramble: Daring Don’t

Apologize for missing one for last week; Thanksgiving and all that. But now it’s back with another ramble about the Season 4 Fourth Episode, “Daring Don’t.”

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December 7, 2013 · 8:41 pm