September 13, 2014

[Deconstruction is Magic] My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, episode 10 "Swarm of the Century"

"I like that Pinkie is being show as the solution to needlessly destructive pests after she herself is first established in the episode as a needlessly destructive pest of Mrs. & Mr. Cake, ruining their hard work even as she watches them continue toiling at said hard work while laying in wait to ruin more of it. Yes, she has the Pinkie self-justification of wanting to make sure everything tastes right, but it does feel off that she'd do it in such a harmful way, even as I find it an amusing thematic link to the problem they all soon face."

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