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Option 1: Whenever you watch the episode, comment on this post as you watch with whatever responses you feel like posting!
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Chatlog below the cut!
<AlicornPriest> The breezies are “coming through? I thought she was leaving to see them?
<@Sylocat> Pinkie has a prehensile tail
<totient> prehensile tails ftw?
<@Sylocat> Okay, I can’t wait to see what these things look like
<@Sylocat> Pinkie, didn’t you learn from the band thing?
<totient> “Softer!” “Yay!”
<Froborr> I love this, it’s the inversion of that cold open with RD and Fluttershy.
<@Sylocat> Fluttershy knows how to give a cheer quietly
<Froborr> Exactly, totient!
<AlicornPriest> Just what I was thinking
<Froborr> Okay, I laughed hard enough at that to turn into hacking coughs.
<Froborr> I have a good feeling about this ep.
<@Sylocat> Sombrero pony!
<AlicornPriest> A mariachi band? Okay.
<Froborr> Pony mariachi!
<@Sylocat> Ooh, Natasha Levinger is back
<mere_oblivion> @ Froborr: Though i’m a bit terrified as to how un-“adorable” they might turn out to be.
<AlicornPriest> So much science!
<@Sylocat> They’re bees!
<@Sylocat> Wait, a portal to their home?
<Froborr> Are they like Perfectly Normal Beasts?
<@Sylocat> They’re from the mirror?
<@Sylocat> Uh, Rarity…
<AlicornPriest> How does that thing shine like that?
<Froborr> Okay, so far this is the funniest episode this season.
<@Sylocat> Yikes, you don’t want to know that that reminds me of WHAT THE HECK ARE THOSE?
<Froborr> They’re like little butterfly fairy things?
<totient> Spike noooo
<@Sylocat> Pinkie attempting to stop talking?
<Froborr> Spike is going to fuck everything up, isn’t he?
<@Sylocat> Well… I don’t think even Spike could have predicted that a stray leaf would do that
<@Sylocat> What language is that?
<Froborr> Are… are they talking in Swedish Chef talk?
<mere_oblivion> Breezyspeak! Sounds like Russian with a Scottish accent.
<@Sylocat> Ooh, are those Breezy curse words?
<Froborr> It’s like a cross between the Swedish Chef and a duck…
<@Sylocat> It’s like when the Firefly cast speaks Chinese
<Froborr> I think they’re speaking Simlish.
<@Sylocat> Except vampire fruit bats
<Froborr> Wow, it’s like Canadian Scottish Swedish.
<Froborr> The accent, I mean.
<totient> poor little guy
<@Sylocat> It certainly could. How could they have kept every stray leaf on the trees?
<@Sylocat> Wait, what kinds of bird are those?
<Froborr> They looked like cardinals maybe?
<@Sylocat> Who designed these things?
<Froborr> They’re hideously adorable!
<@Sylocat> That could have been bad
<Froborr> …I want to see them get in a fight with parasprites.
<AlicornPriest> Is this what they looked like in G3?
<@Sylocat> G3? These things are from previous-gens?
<@Sylocat> Ah, they ARE curse words
<AlicornPriest> Sort of.
<Froborr> Wow, that really IS cursing.
<@Sylocat> Huh… what’s this a metaphor for?
<AlicornPriest> Being careful about what you say around other cultures?
<@Sylocat> So, Fluttershy gets her key to the box when she teaches that Breezy to stop being such a colossal jerk?
<Froborr> I’m guessing so, yeah.
<@Sylocat> Wait, they’re playing hooky?
<mere_oblivion> Or learns not to fall for kids pretending to have colds?
<@Sylocat> What are they up to?
<@Sylocat> Oh don’t tell me they’re doing this just to mess with that asshat?
<Froborr> I think they’re scared to go home for some reason.
<@Sylocat> Hmm, who does Flitter’s voice? Sounds familiar
<Froborr> Or they just really hate Asshat Breeze.
<@Sylocat> HAHAHAH… musical Breezies
<AlicornPriest> It sounds a little like Spike.
<Froborr> OMG TINY SAXOPHONE
<Froborr> NO YOU DESTROYED THE TINY SAXOPHONE I HATE YOU FOREVER
<Froborr> YOU ARE AS BAD AS DIAMOND TIARA ASSHAT BREEZE
<@Sylocat> “Seabreeze?” That’s the evil one’s name?
<mere_oblivion> No sax on the day of a flight.
<AlicornPriest> Also, this can’t be the key episode because it’s not about Fluttershy choosing true kindness over her job over a job advancement for raising animals.
<@Sylocat> Oh, you’re horrible
<@Sylocat> (that’s from Police Squad)
<@Sylocat> Whoa… Seabreeze is in trouble
<AlicornPriest> Ooh, antenna lights.
<@Sylocat> Uh oh
<Froborr> I am LOVING the perilous world of Breezie scale.
<@Sylocat> Bees are bad
<Froborr> NO NOT THE BEES
<@Sylocat> I hate bees!
<Froborr> Alternatively, “Bees. My God.”
<totient> flutterbee best bee
<Froborr> Heheh, “bee kind.”
<Froborr> Holy shit, Fluttershy.
<@Sylocat> The pacing on this episode is weird
<@Sylocat> Ooh, she’s mean because she’s insecure
<@Sylocat> Yep, it’s the key episode
<AlicornPriest> Aww… that’s the message? I was hoping for them to focus on the “immediate versus long-term rewards.”
<Froborr> Ah, there it is.
<AlicornPriest> Shows what I know. >_<
<@Sylocat> Diversity of tones, that’s a good lesson
<Froborr> Huh, Fluttershy learning tough love.
<Froborr> Aww, poor Flutters.
<totient> show needed more toy promotion
<@Sylocat> Wait, is she ging to give them all Rarity wings?
<@Sylocat> Or… not
<@Sylocat> The heck is that?
<Froborr> It’s toyetic, is what it is.
<@Sylocat> That’s… equal parts adorable and terrifying
<totient> +1 to the Sylocat theory of bringing out the trait in others
<Froborr> Yep, it’s really looking that way.
<@Sylocat> Whoa, what was that beep in the stream?
<@Sylocat> A portal to… WOW
<@Sylocat> What IS this place?
<AlicornPriest> I think you mean, “Whaaaaaaaaaat is this place?!”
<@Sylocat> Wait, are those two a couple?
<Froborr> Holy mini-sized new playset available at toystores everywhere!
<AlicornPriest> Derpy breezy!
<@Sylocat> That’s the key
<@Sylocat> That flower
<Froborr> And yeah, the flower’s the key.
<totient> inb4 fanfics
<@Sylocat> Oh yikes
<@Sylocat> Oh the fanfics from this
<@Sylocat> That was a good one!
<Froborr> That was another good episode!
<AlicornPriest> Good message, too.
<@Sylocat> This season has been on fire
<Froborr> It really has!
<Froborr> If it keeps up like this, it’s going to surpass S2 easily.
<@Sylocat> So, out of the four new writers this season, three of them are great