History Fridge / TheLandBeforeTime

16th Mar '16 2:11:22 PM azraelfinalstar
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* In ''The Journey of the Brave'', Topsy and Grandpa Longneck cower in fear behind a group of rocks from a single Sharptooth, despite both of them having fought off Sharpteeth on their own multiple times in the past.
29th Feb '16 7:48:44 AM ivantmyburd
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***Actually, this movie had a fairly realistic depiction of how tar pits work and Hyp is going to be fine. Tar is quite dense, so water simply sits on top of it. Animals go to drink the water and, sometimes, wade in to cool off, not realizing there's a tar pit underneath until it's too late.




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** Or, think of it this way. Rooter is an old dinosaur, traveling (or, when we meet him, sleeping) alone in a barren wilderness with carnivorous dinosaurs on the prowl. Seriously, he's nowhere remotely near any other herds, and the narrator made a point of explaining that the sharp toothed dinosaurs like to pick off loners. He didn't leave Littlefoot to die, he left Littlefoot so the poor kid wouldn't die WITH him.
19th Jan '16 11:34:39 PM Everdream
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** Maybe her name just happens to sound like the word "ducky" and she is not named after ducks at all in-universe.
19th Jan '16 11:30:02 PM Everdream
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* In the first film, Littlefoot talks to a elderly dinosaur after his mother dies and said dinosaur gives some words of wisdom to help him go on. He then proceeds to wander away, leaving a freshly orphaned child all alone to fend for himself. Is it because [[FantasticRacism Littlefoot is a different species,]] or does he just not want to deal with the "burden" of helping Littlefoot in any meaningful way other then giving advice, such as raising him? Maybe he knew food is scarce, and didn't want to share any food he might come across and so decided to leave Littlefoot to die?
12th Oct '15 3:46:38 PM GreenDragon500
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** Honestly? [[ShaggyDogStory Nothing.]] They ''thought'' they were preventing the sun from falling out of the sky when in reality, it was just an eclipse that resolved itself. Although that doesn't explain where the shard prophetic dreams came from...
31st Aug '15 4:56:25 PM SithkingZero
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* In the tenth movie, what exactly did the longnecks save the world from?
29th Aug '15 12:49:31 PM SithkingZero
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** Or, it could be that it's like a second language- he knows Herbivore Language because he learned it at a young age, and practices speaking both Carnivore and Herbivore. It's unlikely that other sharptooths of other varieties learned to speak the language of their prey.




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* What is up with the fourth episode of the series? Cera asks if Petrie has ever been to the smoking mountain, to which he replies that no, he hasn't... while standing next to Chomper. The whole group went to the Smoking Mountain in the second film, where they MET Chomper. In fact, the reason they were on the Smoking Mountain was because Chomper was chasing bugs there and they didn't want him to get hurt! Especially egregious since that movie is the sole reason that Chomper is in the valley to begin with- he was hatched there and made friends with the locals, who proved capable of defending themselves against sharptooths (like Redclaw).
14th Aug '15 12:49:49 AM Laina1312
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*Cera's father kind of owes Littlefoot an apology. If he'd noticed Cera had wandered off sooner, either they both could have been rounded home before the Sharptooth ever showed, or could have helped protect the kids - maybe the Sharptooth wouldn't have wanted to take on two adult dinosaurs and Littlefoot would have a mother.
31st May '15 3:16:12 PM Give1Take2
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* Why is Spike immediately accepted and adopted into Ducky's family at the end of the first movie, despite how most adult dinosaurs we see at the beginning firmly believe they should all keep to their own kind? Because her family doesn't hold any such racist attitudes. When Ducky first meets Littlefoot, she cheerfully greets him and doesn't seem at all aware that they're not "supposed" to talk to each other for being different. She's also notably the only (talking) member of the group who doesn't make ''any'' racist comments about the others. (Even [[InnocentBigot Petrie]] makes a well-meaning "flathead" comment to Littlefoot.) It's likely that her parents never taught her any FantasticRacism because they don't feel it themselves, so it makes sense that they would instantly accept an orphaned baby spike-tail that she brought home.
6th Apr '15 8:56:08 PM RainbowPhoenix
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*** Or they just mourned offscreen because the sequels are LighterAndSofter and the issue wasn't dealt with in the original either.
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