History Recap / MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E8TheMysteriousMareDoWell

26th Apr '16 12:23:24 PM StFan
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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Just before the iris out to end the episode, Rainbow Dash winks at the camera.



* BreakingTheFourthWall: Just before the iris out to end the episode, Rainbow Dash winks at the camera.



* ColorCodedMagic: Part of Mare Do Well's identity is hinted when she uses magenta-colored magic to repair the dam.
** In her first appearance, she can be seen to glow magenta as she leaps around the town
* CompressedHair: Mare Do Well's costume (seen above) leaves no space for her mane or tail.

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* ColorCodedMagic: ColorCodedWizardry: Part of Mare Do Well's identity is hinted when she uses magenta-colored magic to repair the dam.
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dam. In her first appearance, she can be seen to glow magenta as she leaps around the town
* CompressedHair: Mare Do Well's costume (seen above) leaves no space for her mane or tail.
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* CompressedHair: Mare Do Well's costume (seen above) leaves no space for her mane or tail.



* DeconstructionFic: Spawned three in less than a week;
** ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7598776/1/No_Hard_Feelings No Hard Feelings]]''[[note]]although the ending is absolutely adorable, and includes the line "This hug needs more ponies! Stat!" from Pinkie Pie.[[/note]]
** ''[[http://www.equestriadaily.com/2011/12/story-whats-eating-rainbow-dash.html What's Eating Rainbow Dash]]''
** [[http://chadrocco.deviantart.com/art/My-Little-Pony-Lessons-Learned-271885281?q=gallery%3Achadrocco%2F93309&qo=0 this fanart from]] [[WebVideo/FamiliarFaces Chad Rocco]]
** And now [[http://yuki-orin.deviantart.com/art/Alone-page-1-277324461 this fanart]] and an attempt at a {{Reconstruction}} [[http://alexwarlorn.deviantart.com/art/TRUE-Harmony-of-Rainbow-Dash-262756035 here]]
13th Apr '16 10:19:09 AM JustTroper
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* FriendlyScheming: The whole plot is about this.
23rd Nov '15 11:36:06 AM KoopaKid17
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* [[Invoked]]DudeNotFunny: Rainbow Dash says there’s something wrong with the baby she just rescued: “She’s not cheering for everyone’s favorite hero, Rainbow Dash!” Afterwards, Dash gets distracted by the paparazzi and casually tosses the baby to her mother, who doesn’t look too pleased by such carelessness.

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* [[Invoked]]DudeNotFunny: [[invoked]]DudeNotFunny: Rainbow Dash says there’s something wrong with the baby she just rescued: “She’s not cheering for everyone’s favorite hero, Rainbow Dash!” Afterwards, Dash gets distracted by the paparazzi and casually tosses the baby to her mother, who doesn’t look too pleased by such carelessness.
23rd Nov '15 11:35:35 AM KoopaKid17
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* DudeNotFunny: In-universe example. Rainbow Dash says there’s something wrong with the baby she just rescued. “She’s not cheering for everyone’s favorite hero, Rainbow Dash!” Afterwards, Dash gets distracted by the paparazzi and casually tosses the baby to her mother, who doesn’t look too pleased by such carelessness.

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* DudeNotFunny: In-universe example. [[Invoked]]DudeNotFunny: Rainbow Dash says there’s something wrong with the baby she just rescued. rescued: “She’s not cheering for everyone’s favorite hero, Rainbow Dash!” Afterwards, Dash gets distracted by the paparazzi and casually tosses the baby to her mother, who doesn’t look too pleased by such carelessness.
23rd Sep '15 7:05:42 AM valar55
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Back at Sugarcube Corner, Twilight, Fluttershy, Applejack and Rarity sing praises about Mare Do Well. An agitated Rainbow Dash refutes their claims, declaring herself to be a better hero than Mare Do Well, only to be called out on her jealousy by the others, including Spike. Unfortunately, there aren't any disasters that need heroism to be found, leaving Rainbow Dash to perform acts of heroism such as pushing Granny Smith across the street (she didn't ''want'' to cross), opening a jar of peanut butter ([[AllThereInTheScript Amethyst Star]] easily opens it with her magic), and [[MundaneMadeAwesome mowing the lawn]].

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Back at Sugarcube Corner, Twilight, Fluttershy, Applejack and Rarity sing praises about Mare Do Well. An agitated Rainbow Dash refutes their claims, declaring herself to be a better hero than Mare Do Well, only to be called out on her jealousy by the others, including Spike. Unfortunately, there aren't any disasters that need heroism to be found, leaving Rainbow Dash to perform acts of heroism 'heroism' such as pushing Granny Smith across the street (she didn't ''want'' to cross), opening a jar of peanut butter ([[AllThereInTheScript Amethyst Star]] easily opens it with her magic), and [[MundaneMadeAwesome mowing the lawn]].
14th Sep '15 6:25:45 AM pvsage
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* ManipulativeEditing: InUniverse with Spike's notes for Rainbow Dash's autobiography.
-->'''Twilight Sparkle:''' Sounds like somepony's jealous.\\
'''Rainbow Dash:''' Who, me?\\
'''Spike:''' Rainbow Dash is jealous.\\
'''Rainbow Dash:''' Don't write that, Spike!
14th Sep '15 5:27:38 AM pvsage
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* OrbitalShot: After Rainbow Dash saves the balcony full of senior ponies and everypony starts cheering for her, the camera tracks through a full circle around her to show that, in that moment, Ponyville [[ItsAllAboutMe revolves around her]].
6th Jul '15 2:54:01 PM ultimomant
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* LiteralMinded: When Rainbow explains that Spike is her ghostwriter, Pinkie Pie screams, "Spike's a ghost!" and runs away.
29th May '15 2:17:06 PM ChaoticNovelist
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** The ''Fanfic/PonyPOVSeries'' isn't ''solely'' a Fix Fic, but the author typically does explain Rainbow Dash's behavior in the episode as the result of her trying to cover up/compensate for her HeroicBSOD resulting from how she handled Discord's SadisticChoice. Noteably a ''very'' well done example of how to do a Fix Fic right.

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** The ''Fanfic/PonyPOVSeries'' isn't ''solely'' a Fix Fic, but the author typically does explain Rainbow Dash's behavior in the episode as the result of her trying to cover up/compensate for her HeroicBSOD resulting from how she handled Discord's SadisticChoice. Noteably a ''very'' well done example of how to do a Fix Fic right.



* RightlySelfRighteous: The other ponies take perverse pleasure teaching Rainbow Dash a lesson in humility.

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* RightlySelfRighteous: The other ponies take perverse pleasure teaching Rainbow Dash a lesson in humility.humility because she was in severe need of it.
29th May '15 2:09:04 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* BrokenAesop: The episodes' main morals are something along the lines of not putting your own ego above the needs of others, to not be jealous of someone else for trivial reasons and to help your friends with their problems. The mane six appear more jealous then concerned about Rainbow's boasting and kind of act like jerks about it, even before it becomes a problem. They brag about their own accomplishments as Mare Do Well while talking about how modest and humble said heroine is. When Rainbow finds out her friends are Mare Do Well, they say it was all to help teach her how to be a real hero. While the end goal might’ve been to teach Dash a lesson, which they succeeded in doing and their actions did save lives, the fact still stands that they showed all the behaviors the episode is highly critical of and that if the scenes proceeding Sugarcube Corner is anything to go by, their own hypocrisy towards Rainbow's boasting only made her problems worse.
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