History ShoutOut / MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic

28th Jul '16 8:08:45 PM ByronFenetre
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** Just before her third encounter with her shadow, Apple Bloom is pestered by a series of cutie marks on her flank. The last one takes the form of the smiling face of Apple Bloom that mischievously winks its eye at the real (and at the time, distressed) visage of Apple Bloom. This echoes a passage with a man and the titular playing card of Russian writer Alexander's Pushkin's "The Queen of Spades" as translated in 1901 by H. Twitchell: "As he [Hermann] stared at the card it seemed to him that the queen winked one eye at him mockingly."

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** Just before her third encounter with her shadow, Apple Bloom is pestered by a series of cutie marks on her flank. The last one takes the form of the smiling face of Apple Bloom that mischievously winks its eye at the real (and at the time, distressed) visage of Apple Bloom. This echoes a passage with a man and the titular playing card of Russian writer Alexander's Alexander Pushkin's "The Queen of Spades" as translated in 1901 by H. Twitchell: "As he [Hermann] stared at the card it seemed to him that the queen winked one eye at him mockingly."


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** As Spike makes his entrance, he casts a large shadow on the castle wall akin to the shadow cast by the famed "Nosferatu," of Silent Film Cinema.
** Pinkie's candy bags (designed distinctly for each of her friends) is loosely reminiscent of such bags seen in the "Barney" and "Shining Time Station" series of PBS children's programming.
** Harry's monster costume resembles "The Creature from the Black Lagoon"
28th Jul '16 11:01:19 AM emillang1000
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*** He says [[CatchPhrase Allons'y!]]
28th Jul '16 11:00:31 AM emillang1000
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*** He's wearing the Fourth Doctor's trademark scarf at the wedding.
24th Jul '16 3:39:21 PM nombretomado
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** At one point, Sweetie Belle rants at Rarity about her dresses in the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICVXf8Vznec same manner]] that [[TheBradyBunch Jan does about Marsha]].

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** At one point, Sweetie Belle rants at Rarity about her dresses in the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICVXf8Vznec same manner]] that [[TheBradyBunch [[Series/TheBradyBunch Jan does about Marsha]].
19th Jul '16 6:39:32 PM ByronFenetre
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** A second (within the series) nod to Snidley Whiplash by apparell can be seen, this time through Discord.



** One of the billboards in Manehattan's Times Square is a nod to Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats."

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** One of the billboards in Manehattan's Times Square is a nod to Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats." It can also be glimpsed in Season 5 through a photo in Matilda's scrapbook during the pre-title sequence of "Slice of Life."
18th Jul '16 6:25:13 PM ByronFenetre
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** Just before her third encounter with her shadow, Apple Bloom is pestered by a series of cutie marks on her flank. The last one takes the form of the smiling face of Apple Bloom that mischievously winks its eye at the real (and at the time, distressed) visage of Apple Bloom. This echoes a passage with a man and the titular playing card of Russian writer Alexander's Pushkin's "The Queen of Spades" as translated in 1901 by H. Twitchell: "As he [Hermann] stared at the card it seemed to him that the queen winked one eye at him mockingly."
17th Jul '16 10:04:31 AM ByronFenetre
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** Though the Cutie-Mark Crusaders' dream trilogy hint at allusions to "A Nightmare on Elm Street," what is undeniable in the movie series and this particular episode is that the Mane 6 all had dreams featuring the Tantibus, just as many of the teens in Wes Craven's masterpiece (and sequels) all had dreams of Freddy Krueger.
15th Jul '16 7:32:12 AM REV6Pilot
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** The most viable candidate to suggest as an allusion is Sunburst, who told Starlight that he was "not the wizard you were expecting;" in a way like Oscar Diggs from "Oz: The Great and Powerful" revealed that he was not the wizard Glinda was expecting.
** Sunburst appears to be modeled after [[AtlantisTheLostEmpire Milo Thatch]]: both characters seem to have big round glasses and to be gifted scholars in their fields.

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** The most viable candidate to suggest as an allusion Sunburst is Sunburst, who a double whammy:
*** He
told Starlight that he was "not the wizard you were expecting;" in a way like Oscar Diggs from "Oz: The Great and Powerful" revealed that he was not the wizard Glinda was expecting.
** Sunburst appears
expecting.
*** An incompetent, red-haired magic user with a scruffy beard who knows how magic works, but not how
to be modeled after [[AtlantisTheLostEmpire Milo Thatch]]: both characters seem to have big round glasses use it, had a hard time at magic school, and, even though he considers himself a failure, still wears the traditional wizard garb, gets roped into something he wants (at first) no part in, and to be gifted scholars in their fields.ends up saving the day. He's the Equestrian counterpart of [[Literature/{{Discworld}} Rincewind]]!
13th Jul '16 10:54:29 PM Brigid
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* Almost all of the main cast are amalgamations of previous ponies from years [[http://www.ghostofthedoll.co.uk/Toys_MLP_Year2.htm 2]] or [[http://www.ghostofthedoll.co.uk/Toys_MLP_Year3.htm 3]] and [[http://msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2010/12/24/my-little-non-homophobic-non-racist-non-smart-shaming-pony-a-rebuttal/ based on the personalities]] that [[AuthorAppeal Lauren Faust]] had given her ponies as a child. Someone put together an influence list [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/mlpfanart/images/d/d1/History_concept.jpg/revision/latest referencing both the "G1" and "G3" ponies]] that these were based on.

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* Almost all of the main cast are amalgamations of previous ponies from years [[http://www.ghostofthedoll.co.uk/Toys_MLP_Year2.htm 2]] or [[http://www.ghostofthedoll.co.uk/Toys_MLP_Year3.htm 3]] and [[http://msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2010/12/24/my-little-non-homophobic-non-racist-non-smart-shaming-pony-a-rebuttal/ based on the personalities]] that [[AuthorAppeal Lauren Faust]] had given her ponies as a child. Someone put together an influence list [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/mlpfanart/images/d/d1/History_concept.jpg/revision/latest jpg/revision/latest?cb=20111008150105 referencing both the "G1" and "G3" ponies]] that these were based on.
2nd Jul '16 4:39:36 AM gewunomox
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** Pinkie joins a "[[TheBeatles travelling band]]".

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** Pinkie joins a "[[TheBeatles "[[Music/TheBeatles travelling band]]".
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