* CultClassic: Probably the most obscure girl's cartoon in the 80s with only a handful of specials, one movie, and an 8 episode series. Nonetheless, it has a small but devoted fandom who's dedication and creativity are truly something to behold.
* EnsembleDarkhorse: Tickled Pink, Stormy, Moonglo, Krys, Lurky, and the Dark Princess.
* EveryoneIsSatanInHell: The show was accused of being "Satanic" by loonies because it contains "occult" symbols like stars and rainbows.
* FanficFuel: Exactly who Tickled Pink is, why she wasn't in the first few episodes, why she isn't counted among the seven Colour Kids, etc. A scene where she uses yellow star sprinkles, despite this likely being an animation error, was latched upon by fans who decided that she was the Colour Kid of pastel shades, despite there not being much evidence for this.
* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4YgsWrqjO0 This Podcast]] celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the franchise. Hearing about two fans in their thirties still cherishing their beloved show and still going into fannish squees about Rainbow is just... Awww. Truly a testament to the power of fans to keep what they love alive.
* SugarWiki/SweetDreamsFuel: A cute little girl and her friends spreading color and hope everywhere they go. Rainbow colors will cheer you up, indeed.
* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Few have taken well to the 2009 reboot, which unsurprisingly ''bombed''.
* ToyShip: Rainbow Brite and either the {{muggle}} Brian or Krys from The Movie.
* ViewerGenderConfusion: Starlite, and to a lesser extent Twink.
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