History Recap / MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E9SweetAndElite

28th Oct '17 3:00:07 AM valar55
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* HumblePie: Jet Set and Uppercrust get this thanks to Fancypants on two occasions. First by him taking Rarity into his reserved balcony seat at the races, right in front of them, and second, when he endorses Rarity and her friends, who'd they'd ''just spoke down to'', forcing them to suck it up and praise her.

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* HumblePie: Jet Set and Uppercrust get this thanks to Fancypants on two occasions. First by him taking Rarity into his reserved balcony seat at the races, right in front of them, and second, when he endorses Rarity and her friends, who'd who they'd ''just spoke down to'', forcing them to suck it up and praise her.
21st Jul '17 11:18:46 PM TropesForever
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* BowtiesAreCool: Fancypants wears one with his tailcoat throughout the episode.
22nd Apr '17 7:45:02 PM BobTanaka
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* HilariousInHindsight: [[{{Jerkass}} Jet Set and Upper Crust]] laugh at the idea of Rarity's friends being "important ponies." A couple seasons later, one of those same friends will be ''[[spoiler: an allicorn princess]]'' and indisputably one of the most important ponies in Equestria.
22nd Apr '17 7:43:37 PM BobTanaka
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* HilariousInHindsight: [[{{Jerkass}} Jet Set and Upper Crust]] laugh at the idea of Rarity's friends being "important ponies." A couple seasons later, one of those same friends will be ''[[spoiler: an allicorn princess]]'' and indisputably one of the most important ponies in Equestria.
9th Mar '17 4:29:32 PM Andyroid
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-->'''Rarity:''' Fancy Pants! Come with me, I'd like to show you... uh, this thing that's over there, on the other side of the room.
26th Feb '17 10:58:52 PM gewunomox
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* StealthPun: Rarity spends [[ADayAtTheRaces a day at the races]] and [[Film/ANightAtTheOpera a night at the opera]].

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* StealthPun: Rarity spends [[ADayAtTheRaces [[Film/ADayAtTheRaces a day at the races]] and [[Film/ANightAtTheOpera a night at the opera]].
10th Aug '16 2:12:51 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* GenreSavvy: Although she doesn't outright state it, Rainbow Dash immediately picks up on Rarity's two-timing, confronting her about her fancy attire and having the most blatant "oh really?" expressions when she behaves strangely. Rainbow probably suspected her from the moment the letter arrived about Opal.
5th May '16 3:15:51 PM VerMa
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* OrphanedPunchline: The ending of Rarity's story
-->'''Rarity:''' ...And then I said, "Puh-lease, that isn't a hat, darling, that's a natural disaster that somehow landed atop your head!"

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* OrphanedPunchline: The ending of Rarity's story
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-->'''Rarity:''' ... And then I said, "Puh-lease, that isn't a hat, darling, that's a natural disaster that somehow landed atop your head!"


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* SucksAtDancing: Twilight at the Garden Party
26th Apr '16 12:50:23 PM StFan
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'''Rarity:''' ''[while kissing Celestia's hooves]'' Oh, but it isn't nothing, it's everything! I, I just don't know what to say but thank you, thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you, thank you, thank you!\\

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'''Rarity:''' ''[while (''while kissing Celestia's hooves]'' hooves'') Oh, but it isn't nothing, it's everything! I, I just don't know what to say but thank you, thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you, thank you, thank you!\\



-> Written by Meghan [=McCarthy=]

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-> Written ->Written by Meghan [=McCarthy=]



The Mane Six proceed to the royal castle, as Princess Celestia has graciously loaned the main ballroom for Twilight's party. Fortunately for Rarity, the Garden Party is just outside, so she starts [[TwoTimerDate rapidly switching between the two events]]. After Rarity accidentally brings in a croquet mallet from outside, Twilight discovers that she's been sneaking out, then compliments Rarity for using the opportunity to sell her designs to the Canterlot elite. Not only do Rarity's friends let her go to the Garden Party…

[[OhCrap …but they invite themselves to come along.]]

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The Mane Six proceed to the royal castle, as Princess Celestia has graciously loaned the main ballroom for Twilight's party. Fortunately for Rarity, the Garden Party is just outside, so she starts [[TwoTimerDate rapidly switching between the two events]]. After Rarity accidentally brings in a croquet mallet from outside, Twilight discovers that she's been sneaking out, then compliments Rarity for using the opportunity to sell her designs to the Canterlot elite. Not only do Rarity's friends let her go to the Garden Party…

[[OhCrap …but
Party...

[[OhCrap ...but
they invite themselves to come along.]]



!!Tropes present in this episode (YMMV tropes can be found [[YMMV/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E9SweetAndElite here]]):

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!!Tropes present in this episode (YMMV tropes can be found [[YMMV/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E9SweetAndElite here]]):
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* AbsenteeActor: Spike is the only main character to not appear. This is {{lampshaded}} in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E21DragonQuest Dragon Quest]]", where we see a photograph taken, presumably, at the birthday party Twilight threw in this episode - a cut-out of Spike is taped into an empty space.

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* AbsenteeActor: Spike is the only main character to not appear. This is {{lampshaded}} in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E21DragonQuest Dragon Quest]]", where we see a photograph taken, presumably, at the birthday party Twilight threw in this episode - -- a cut-out of Spike is taped into an empty space.



* {{Adorkable}}

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* {{Adorkable}}{{Adorkable}}:



* AffectionateGestureToTheHead

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* AffectionateGestureToTheHeadAffectionateGestureToTheHead:



* ButtMonkey

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* ButtMonkeyButtMonkey:



-->'''Pinkie:''' Swoosh! And right before she hit the ground, shoom! She... hi again!

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-->'''Pinkie:''' --->'''Pinkie:''' Swoosh! And right before she hit the ground, shoom! She... hi again!



-->'''Mane 5:''' ''[to Rarity]'' [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E1MareInTheMoon Surprise!]]

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-->'''Mane 5:''' ''[to Rarity]'' --->'''Mane Five:''' (''to Rarity'') [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E1MareInTheMoon Surprise!]]



* GenreSavvy
** Although she doesn't outright state it, Rainbow Dash immediately picks up on Rarity's two-timing, confronting her about her fancy attire and having the most blatant "oh really?" expressions when she behaves strangely. Rainbow probably suspected her from the moment the letter arrived about Opal.

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* GenreSavvy
**
GenreSavvy: Although she doesn't outright state it, Rainbow Dash immediately picks up on Rarity's two-timing, confronting her about her fancy attire and having the most blatant "oh really?" expressions when she behaves strangely. Rainbow probably suspected her from the moment the letter arrived about Opal.



* INeedToGoIronMyDog

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* INeedToGoIronMyDogINeedToGoIronMyDog:



-->'''Rarity:''' ''[exasperated]'' I have to...to go to the--to the [[BuffySpeak thing with the stuff, you know...]]

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-->'''Rarity:''' ''[exasperated]'' --->'''Rarity:''' (''exasperated'') I have to...to go to the--to the-- to the [[BuffySpeak thing with the stuff, you know...]]



* LiarRevealed: Averted. Rarity lies about Opal being sick, but no one ever finds out the truth.

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* LiarRevealed: Averted. Rarity lies about Opal being sick, but no one no-one ever finds out the truth.



* TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask: During the teaser, Princess Celestia clearly thinks that letting Rarity stay in the castle is no big deal, and looks severely uncomfortable when Rarity starts kissing her hooves. The two share an embarrassed smile at the end of the episode when the porter collapses under the weight of Rarity's luggage.



* NiceHat

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* NiceHatNiceHat:



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: The pink-maned unicorn mare (Fleur-De-Lis) that hangs around Fancypants resembles Creator/BrigitteBardot. She even has a triple Fleur-De-Lis cutie mark!

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: The pink-maned unicorn mare (Fleur-De-Lis) (Fleur dis Lee) that hangs around Fancypants resembles Creator/BrigitteBardot. She even has a triple Fleur-De-Lis FleurDeLis cutie mark!



* OffModel: There is a 'blink-and-you'll-miss-it' moment where the earth pony Rarity is talking to suddenly gains a horn for the sake of a gag. It's during 'Becoming Popular' and Rarity is choosing the desserts.

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* OffModel: There is a 'blink-and-you'll-miss-it' "blink-and-you'll-miss-it" moment where the earth pony Rarity is talking to suddenly gains a horn for the sake of a gag. It's during 'Becoming Popular' "Becoming Popular" and Rarity is choosing the desserts.



-->Rarity: ...And then I said, "Puh-lease, that isn't a hat, darling, that's a natural disaster that somehow landed atop your head!"

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-->Rarity: ...-->'''Rarity:''' ...And then I said, "Puh-lease, that isn't a hat, darling, that's a natural disaster that somehow landed atop your head!"



* ParentalBonus: In the museum shot during the song, at least two of the paintings are inspired by real-world artists, Pablo Picasso and Creator/SalvadorDali (more specifically, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Persistence_of_Memory "The Persistence of Memory"]]). Rarity is also dressed like Music/{{Yoko Ono}}.

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* ParentalBonus: In the museum shot during the song, at least two of the paintings are inspired by real-world artists, Pablo Picasso and Creator/SalvadorDali (more specifically, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Persistence_of_Memory "The Persistence of Memory"]]). Rarity is also dressed like Music/{{Yoko Ono}}.Music/YokoOno.



* ShoutOut

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* ShoutOut ShoutOut:



** The comically abused bellhop is very reminiscent of Creator/JerryLewis' equally comically abused bellhop in the movie "The Bell Boy".

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** The comically abused bellhop is very reminiscent of Creator/JerryLewis' equally comically abused bellhop in the movie "The Bell Boy".''Film/TheBellBoy''.



** "Becoming Popular" is similar in style to {{Music/Madonna}}'s early-mid 80's songs.

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** "Becoming Popular" is similar in style to {{Music/Madonna}}'s early-mid 80's songs.Music/{{Madonna}}'s early-mid-'80s songs.
* SimpleYetAwesome: Twilight likes Rarity's unfinished dress ''because'' it is plain and practical.



* SimpleYetAwesome: Twilight likes Rarity's unfinished dress ''because'' it is plain and practical.



* {{Squee}}: Similar to [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E20GreenIsntYourColor "Green Isn't Your Color"]], Rarity seems very calm about meeting with Fancypants, then she squees and giggles like a fangirl. (Which she probably was, already.)

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* {{Squee}}: Similar to [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E20GreenIsntYourColor "Green "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E20GreenIsntYourColor Green Isn't Your Color"]], Color]]", Rarity seems very calm about meeting with Fancypants, then she squees and giggles like a fangirl. (Which she probably was, already.)



* ThrowTheDogABone: This episode sees three Mane Characters get at least some portion of what they wanted out of last year's Gala. Rarity is accepted into the Canterlot elite, Fluttershy gets to play with the animals in the palace garden, and Pinkie Pie attends (indeed, ''hosts'') a party, Pinkie-Pie-style, in the palace ballroom, ''and'' gets to crash the garden party. The Canterlot ponies are unimpressed, but Pinkie actually seems to enjoy herself this time (probably because her best friends were there). Rarity also meets a high society pony who actually behaves like a proper gentleman towards her as well, what she expected from Prince Blueblood but [[PrinceCharmless never got]]. [[ButtMonkey Twilight]] actually gets to have a fun birthday party despite being neglected by Rarity.

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* ThrowTheDogABone: This episode sees three Mane Characters get at least some portion of what they wanted out of last year's Gala. Rarity is accepted into the Canterlot elite, Fluttershy gets to play with the animals in the palace garden, and Pinkie Pie attends (indeed, ''hosts'') a party, Pinkie-Pie-style, in the palace ballroom, ''and'' gets to crash the garden party. The Canterlot ponies are unimpressed, but Pinkie actually seems to enjoy herself this time (probably because her best friends were are there). Rarity also meets a high society high-society pony who actually behaves like a proper gentleman towards her as well, what she expected from Prince Blueblood but [[PrinceCharmless never got]]. [[ButtMonkey Twilight]] actually gets to have a fun birthday party despite being neglected by Rarity.



* TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask: During the teaser, Princess Celestia clearly thinks that letting Rarity stay in the castle is no big deal, and looks severely uncomfortable when Rarity starts kissing her hooves. The two share an embarrassed smile at the end of the episode when the porter collapses under the weight of Rarity's luggage.



-->''See how they hang on every word that I speak\\

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-->''See --->'''Rarity:''' ''See how they hang on every word that I speak\\
21st Jan '16 6:37:07 PM nombretomado
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* HorseRacing: Well, actually, it's Pegasus racing, but you get the idea.
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