Broken Base: This is the second most controversial episode of the season after "Feeling Pinkie Keen,"note Which shares the same writer. with many fans saying it presents an insultingly offensivesimplification of the conflict between Native Americans and white settlers. Other fans believe that the story is not meant to be a direct parallel to the real-life conflict, and that the haters are taking things too seriously, and think the episode's just a good, humorous experience.
Foe Yay Shipping: This episode gave quite a popular fan ship between Braeburn and Little Strongheart.
It certainly helps that unlike most cases, they're not hostile to each other, and both were more than willing to see eye to eye.
"Funny Aneurysm" Moment: Fluttershy's memetic statement "I'd like to be a tree" took on a decidedly dark edge in Season 7, where she's among the victims of a serious disease that ends with turning into a tree.