History Recap / MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E16ReadItAndWeep

26th Apr '16 1:36:09 PM StFan
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-> Written by Cindy Morrow

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-> Written ->Written by Cindy Morrow



!!Tropes present in this episode (YMMV tropes can be found [[YMMV/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E16ReadItAndWeep here]]):

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!!Tropes present in this episode (YMMV tropes can be found [[YMMV/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E16ReadItAndWeep here]]):----
!!Tropes:



* BattleaxeNurse: The second nurse had elements of this given the chase scene.

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* BattleaxeNurse: The second nurse had has elements of this given the chase scene.



* ClosetGeek: Rainbow Dash is a closet 'egghead'. She's horrified at the idea of her friends finding out that she likes reading.

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* ClosetGeek: Rainbow Dash is a closet 'egghead'."egghead". She's horrified at the idea of her friends finding out that she likes reading.



* FlexingThoseNonBiceps: Spike does this complete with the 'kiss what isn't there' gesture.

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* FlexingThoseNonBiceps: Spike does this complete with the 'kiss "kiss what isn't there' there" gesture.



* MatchCut: Appropriately enough, a shot of Daring Do's face cuts to a shot of Rainbow's at the exact same angle when Rainbow's reading is interrupted.

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* MatchCut: Appropriately enough, a shot One of the times Rainbow Dash is drawn out of the story, the background fades into the hospital room, and an actual color morph from Daring Do's face cuts Do to a shot of Rainbow's at the exact same angle when Rainbow's reading is interrupted.Rainbow Dash occurs.



* MoodWhiplash: "I love reading!...I'm an ''egghead''."
* MythologyGag: When Rainbow rips the juice glass off, her face [[OffModel morphs into]] an [[http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v731/mokemono/My%20Little%20Pony/Firefly_and_Medley.jpg old G1-style]] [[http://mylittlewiki.org/w/images/a/aa/The-impracical-joker.jpg elongated snout]], complete with wink-at-the-audience TitleThemeDrop.

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* MoodWhiplash: "I love reading!... I'm an ''egghead''."
* MythologyGag: MythologyGag:
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When Rainbow rips the juice glass off, her face [[OffModel morphs into]] an [[http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v731/mokemono/My%20Little%20Pony/Firefly_and_Medley.jpg old G1-style]] [[http://mylittlewiki.org/w/images/a/aa/The-impracical-joker.jpg elongated snout]], complete with wink-at-the-audience TitleThemeDrop.



-->'''Rainbow Dash:''' ...to get to the other side! ''[{{beat}}]'' Get it?
* PaletteSwap

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-->'''Rainbow Dash:''' ...to get to the other side! ''[{{beat}}]'' (''{{beat}}'') Get it?
* PaletteSwapPaletteSwap:



* ShoutOut

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* ShoutOutShoutOut:



** Pinkie Pie wonders if Dash gained [[Franchise/{{Spider-Man}} spider powers]] from crashing. The doctor then states she did not, nor did she gain [[ComicBook/{{X-Men}} healing powers]].

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** Pinkie Pie wonders if Dash gained [[Franchise/{{Spider-Man}} [[Franchise/SpiderMan spider powers]] from crashing. The doctor then states she did not, nor did she gain [[ComicBook/{{X-Men}} [[ComicBook/XMen healing powers]].



!!The [[ShowWithinAShow Book Within the Show]] ''Daring Do and the Quest for the Sapphire Stone'' provides examples of the following tropes:

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!!The [[ShowWithinAShow Book Within the Show]] ''Daring Do and the Quest for the Sapphire Stone'' provides examples of the following tropes:
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* Myth/AztecMythology: You might think the villain Ahuizotl was made up for the episode, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahuizotl_%28creature%29 you'd be wrong]]



* {{Expy}}

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* {{Expy}}{{Expy}}:



** Ahuizotl is [[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk René Belloq]] [[XMeetsY meets]] [[Film/JamesBond Ernst Stavro Blofeld]].

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** Ahuizotl is [[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk René Belloq]] [[XMeetsY [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] [[Film/JamesBond Ernst Stavro Blofeld]].



* PaletteSwap: Daring Do is a palette-swapped Rainbow Dash; specifically, a yellow coat, gray-scale mane, different eye color, and a different cutie mark. Probably, this was done to highlight the similarties between them, as Twilight notes.

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* OlderThanTheyThink:[[invoked]] You might think the villain Ahuizotl was made up for the episode, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahuizotl_%28creature%29 you'd be wrong]].
* PaletteSwap: Daring Do is a palette-swapped Rainbow Dash; specifically, a yellow coat, gray-scale mane, different eye color, and a different cutie mark. Probably, this was done to highlight the similarties similarities between them, as Twilight notes.



** Also, one of the times Rainbow Dash is drawn out of the story, the background fades into the hospital room, and an actual color morph from Daring Do to Rainbow Dash occurs.



* ShowWithinAShow: Daring Do is a book series in Friendship is Magic.
* ShoutOut

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* ShowWithinAShow: Daring Do is a book series in Friendship is Magic.
* ShoutOut
ShoutOut:



** At the end of the episode, Dash begins reading the second book in the ''Daring Do'' series. Its title? [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire The Griffin's Goblet]]. Also worth noting that this is the sequel to [[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePhilosophersStone The Sapphire Stone]].
*** The number of books in the series doubles as another ''Literature/HarryPotter'' ShoutOut.

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** At the end of the episode, Dash begins reading the second book in the ''Daring Do'' series. Its title? [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire The Griffin's Goblet]]. Goblet]]''. Also worth noting that this is the sequel to [[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePhilosophersStone ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePhilosophersStone The Sapphire Stone]].
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Stone]]''. The number of books in the series doubles as another ''Literature/HarryPotter'' ShoutOut.



* ShowWithinAShow: ''Daring Do'' is a book series in ''Friendship Is Magic''.
* StealthPun: The cat whistle. [[DontExplainTheJoke Would that make it a cat-call?]]



* VisualPun: The cat whistle. [[DontExplainTheJoke Would that make it a cat-call?]]



-->'''Rainbow Dash:''': And so, with Ahuizotl defeated and the Sapphire Statue secured, the world was safe and sound once again. Thanks to Daring Do!\\
[set book aside, picks up another]\\

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-->'''Rainbow Dash:''': ->'''Rainbow Dash:''' And so, with Ahuizotl defeated and the Sapphire Statue secured, the world was safe and sound once again. Thanks to Daring Do!\\
[set (''set book aside, picks up another]\\another'')\\
8th Apr '16 11:05:47 AM Awesomesauce210
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* AnAesop: "Books are for everyone, not just eggheads", "Don't knock it 'til you try it", and "Don't be ashamed of the things you enjoy". Dash is [ReadingIsCoolAesop too preoccupied with finishing her book] to write the Friendship Report herself though.

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* AnAesop: "Books are for everyone, not just eggheads", "Don't knock it 'til you try it", and "Don't be ashamed of the things you enjoy". Dash is [ReadingIsCoolAesop [[ReadingIsCoolAesop too preoccupied with finishing her book] book]] to write the Friendship Report herself though.
29th Feb '16 11:12:34 AM pvsage
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* AnAesop: "Books are for everyone, not just eggheads", "Don't knock it 'til you try it", and "Don't be ashamed of the things you enjoy". Dash is too preoccupied to write the Friendship Report herself though.

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* AnAesop: "Books are for everyone, not just eggheads", "Don't knock it 'til you try it", and "Don't be ashamed of the things you enjoy". Dash is [ReadingIsCoolAesop too preoccupied with finishing her book] to write the Friendship Report herself though.
24th Dec '15 12:40:04 PM TrendingToon1
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Added DiffLines:

* MoodWhiplash: "I love reading!...I'm an ''egghead''."
18th Nov '15 1:52:08 PM Josef5678
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[[caption-width-right:350:[[ReadingRainbow Take a look, it's in a book, a Reading Rainbow!]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[ReadingRainbow [[caption-width-right:350:[[Series/ReadingRainbow Take a look, it's in a book, a Reading Rainbow!]]]]



** Also, this episode is about [[ReadingRainbow a pony named Rainbow discovering the joys of reading]].
** Applejack says the food in the hospital is "hoof-lickin' good", arguably a reference to a long-time slogan of Kentucky Fried Chicken.

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** Also, this episode is about [[ReadingRainbow [[Series/ReadingRainbow a pony named Rainbow discovering the joys of reading]].
** Applejack says the food in the hospital is "hoof-lickin' good", arguably a reference to a long-time slogan of Kentucky Fried Chicken.UsefulNotes/KentuckyFriedChicken.


Added DiffLines:

* ShapedLikeItself: ''Daring-Do and the Quest for the Sapphire Stone'' is a tautology. "Sapphire" already means "dark blue precious stone". Unless it's the ''adjective'' sapphire, which just means "dark blue".
15th Nov '15 1:59:17 PM ANTMuddle
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* SpyCatSuit: Rainbow Dash dresses in one to sneak into the hospital and finish the book.

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* SpyCatSuit: SpyCatsuit: Rainbow Dash dresses in one to sneak into the hospital and finish the book.



* SpyCatsuit: Rainbow Dash jumps out of the bushes on the hospital grounds wearing an outfit of this class. HilarityEnsues.
15th Oct '15 6:44:01 PM JD2K
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* RaidersOfTheLostParody: An AdventurerArcheologist protagonist? Check! Mysterious temple filled with booby traps? Check! A hidden treasure that upon removal sets off an ancient self-destruct-like mechanism? Check! Managing to escape only to be captured by the BigBad? Double Check!

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* RaidersOfTheLostParody: An AdventurerArcheologist AdventurerArchaeologist protagonist? Check! Mysterious temple filled with booby traps? Check! A hidden treasure that upon removal sets off an ancient self-destruct-like mechanism? Check! Managing to escape only to be captured by the BigBad? Double Check!
15th Oct '15 6:43:11 PM JD2K
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Added DiffLines:

* RaidersOfTheLostParody: An AdventurerArcheologist protagonist? Check! Mysterious temple filled with booby traps? Check! A hidden treasure that upon removal sets off an ancient self-destruct-like mechanism? Check! Managing to escape only to be captured by the BigBad? Double Check!
4th Oct '15 6:19:17 PM ANTMuddle
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Added DiffLines:

* SpyCatsuit: Rainbow Dash jumps out of the bushes on the hospital grounds wearing an outfit of this class. HilarityEnsues.
20th Sep '15 6:20:02 PM ANTMuddle
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* TechnicolorNinja: Rainbow Dash has no trouble sneaking ''into'' the hospital in her catsuit. But then we get to the reading scene.

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* TechnicolorNinja: Rainbow Dash has no trouble sneaking ''into'' the hospital in her catsuit. But then we get to the reading scene.scene under the bed.
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