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* ItsTheBestWhateverEver: When Twilight finds out about Shining and Cadance having a baby and she's going to be an aunt, she cries out, "This is the best prize ever!"

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* ItsTheBestWhateverEver: When Twilight finds out about Shining Armor and Cadance having a baby and she's going to be an aunt, she cries out, "This is the best prize ever!"

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* ItsTheBestWhateverEver: When Twilight finds out about Shining and Cadance having a baby and she's going to be an aunt, she cries out, "This is the best prize ever!"


* SeparateSceneStorytelling: The flashback to the previous day when Pinkie promises to help Mr. Cake with deliveries, with very oddly specific language of why she may have to bail on the promise that actually comes to pass.

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* ToonPhysics: At the beginning of the episode, Pinkie punches two holes in a piece of paper (the royal baby announcement) with her eyeballs. Later, she literally falls apart into dozens of pieces after successfully keeping the secret for an entire day.


** When Shining Armor sees the destroyed comic, a cover with ponified [[ComicBooks/ArchieComics Archie and Jughead]] can also be seen.

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** When Shining Armor sees the destroyed comic, a cover with ponified [[ComicBooks/ArchieComics [[ComicBook/ArchieComics Archie and Jughead]] can also be seen.


** Shining Armor when he sees how Twilight decorated his room in the Castle.

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** Shining Armor when When he sees how Twilight decorated his room in the Castle.Castle, Shining Armor goes full-on giddy colt. He taps the ant farm, mourns the burned comic book, cuddles the stuffed toy and swings his little sister around.



* BabiesEverAfter: The secret that Pinkie Pie (and, it turns out, several other ponies in Ponyville) are keeping from Twilight is that her brother and sister-in-law are expecting their first foal.

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* BabiesEverAfter: BabiesMakeEverythingBetter: The secret that Pinkie Pie (and, it turns out, several other ponies in Ponyville) are keeping from Twilight is that her brother and sister-in-law are expecting their first foal.



* HappilyMarried: ThePowerOfLove is apparently so strong in the Crystal Empire that both Princess Cadance and Shining Armor are able to take a vacation to visit Twilight together and announce that they're [[BabiesEverAfter having a baby]].

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* HappilyMarried: ThePowerOfLove is apparently so strong in the Crystal Empire that both Princess Cadance and Shining Armor are able to take a vacation to visit Twilight together and announce that they're [[BabiesEverAfter having a baby]].baby.



* SanitySlippage: Pinkie suffers quite a rapid onset of this when she learns Shining and Cadance's arrival may be delayed.

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* SanitySlippage: Pinkie suffers quite a rapid onset of this when she learns Shining and Cadance's arrival may be delayed. She starts acting ''so'' weird that it tops her normal level of craziness and (anti)climaxes with her seeing her friends as balloon-faces.


* BogglesTheMind: No word-game examples, but a couple [[TropesAreFlexible variations]]:

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* BogglesTheMind: No word-game examples, but a couple [[TropesAreFlexible [[Administrivia/TropesAreFlexible variations]]:


'''Pinkie Pie:''' Surprise?! [nervous laugh]\\

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'''Pinkie Pie:''' Surprise?! [nervous laugh]\\''[nervous laugh]''\\



** This episode's title takes many cues from the show ''Series/{{Friends}}'', where most of their episodes are titled [[IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming "The One Where X X X."]]

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** This episode's title takes many cues from the show ''Series/{{Friends}}'', where most of their episodes are titled [[IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming "The One Where X X X."]]X"]].



** When Pinkie is right on the very edge of spoiling the surprise as Twilight is putting the pieces of the scavenger hunt together, her swirly eyes and gritted teeth reference ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit?'' where Roger was about to snap from being unable to resist saying the punchline of "Shave-and-a-Haircut", which Judge Doom was repeatedly tapping against the walls.
** Pinkie's delivery cart has a giant cupcake bouncing around on a spring on the roof....like Dr. Schultz's goofy traveling dentist wagon with the giant tooth in ''Film/DjangoUnchained''.

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** When Pinkie is right on the very edge of spoiling the surprise as Twilight is putting the pieces of the scavenger hunt together, her swirly eyes and gritted teeth reference ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit?'' where Roger was is about to snap from being unable to resist saying the punchline of "Shave-and-a-Haircut", which Judge Doom was repeatedly tapping against the walls.
** Pinkie's delivery cart has a giant cupcake bouncing around on a spring on the roof....roof... like Dr. Schultz's goofy traveling dentist wagon with the giant tooth in ''Film/DjangoUnchained''.



** Once Shining Armor and Cadance confirm Twilight's guess, Pinkie finally let's loose the secret and bounces around the room i.e ''bouncing off the walls'' in celebration.

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** Once Shining Armor and Cadance confirm Twilight's guess, Pinkie finally let's lets loose the secret and bounces around the room i.e e. ''bouncing off the walls'' in celebration.


* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Gummy is good for some, like when he's ridden by Pound Cake like a pony, or when he pops out of Pinkie's chocolate batter in the flashback.
** Also Pinkie's disguise after she runs into Fluttershy: shortly after they're done talking, the latter can be seen wearing her own version of it as Pinkie bolts into a house.

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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: FunnyBackgroundEvent:
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Gummy is good for some, like when he's ridden by Pound Cake like a pony, or when he pops out of Pinkie's chocolate batter in the flashback.
** Also Pinkie's disguise after she runs into Fluttershy: shortly Fluttershy. Shortly after they're done talking, the latter can be seen wearing her own version of it as Pinkie bolts into a house.

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** Also Pinkie's disguise after she runs into Fluttershy: shortly after they're done talking, the latter can be seen wearing her own version of it as Pinkie bolts into a house.

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* TheFriendsWhoNeverHang: The brief scene between Pinkie Pie and Rarity after the intro is the fourth time in the entire series where the two of them have been alone without the rest of the Mane Six (with the previous times being in "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E14TheLastRoundup The Last Roundup]]," "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E19PuttingYourHoofDown Putting Your Hoof Down]]," [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E14CanterlotBoutique Canterlot Boutique]]").


** Then after Pinkie relived that she made it through the day without telling anyone, she breaks up into many little pieces. She literally ''went to pieces'' keeping the secret safe.

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** Then after Pinkie relived that she made it through the day without telling anyone, she breaks up into many little pieces. She literally ''went to pieces'' keeping the secret safe.safe ("go, Pinkie!").


* CannotKeepASecret: A subversion; Pinkie Pie can indeed keep a secret in order to not ruin the surprise... but she agonizes over it for the whole episode, and is severely tempted to blurt it out many times. She still makes it to the end despite many close calls.

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* CannotKeepASecret: A subversion; Pinkie Pie can indeed keep a secret in order to not ruin the surprise... but she agonizes over it for the whole episode, and is severely tempted to blurt it out many times. She still makes it to the end despite many close calls. But she ''never'' wants to go through that again.

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** When Shining Armor sees the destroyed comic, a cover with ponified [[ComicBooks/ArchieComics Archie and Jughead]] can also be seen.


* AudienceSurrogate: The last episode was one of the biggest Wham Episodes in the series, with the CMC finally getting their cutie marks. Many people would want to tell their friends the huge plot twist, but they get stressed out because they don't want to ruin it. In this episode, Pinkie wants to tell Twilight about the big secret Shining Armor and Princess Cadence have, but doesn't want to ruin it, and gets dangerously near her breaking point.

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* AsideComment: When Cadance asks if it was trouble keeping their secret Pinkie says that it was a piece of cake, but as the episode iris out on her, she turns to the audience and shakes her head while mouthing "noooooooooo".
* AudienceSurrogate: The last episode was one of the biggest Wham Episodes in the series, with the CMC finally getting their cutie marks. Many people would want to tell their friends the huge plot twist, but they get stressed out because they don't want to ruin it. In this episode, Pinkie wants to tell Twilight about the big secret Shining Armor and Princess Cadence Cadance have, but doesn't want to ruin it, and gets dangerously near her breaking point.



* BigWhat: Pinkie lets a big one loose when she hears Shining Armor and Cadance might arrive a whole other day late, meaning that she has to hide Cadence's pregnancy for longer. Fortunately, thanks to some rescheduling, they managed to arrive earlier than expected.

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* BigWhat: Pinkie lets a big one loose when she hears Shining Armor and Cadance might arrive a whole other day late, meaning that she has to hide Cadence's Cadance's pregnancy for longer. Fortunately, thanks to some rescheduling, they managed manage to arrive earlier than expected.



* BreakingTheFourthWall: When Cadance asks if it was trouble keeping their secret Pinkie says that it was a piece of cake, but as the episode iris out on her, she turns to the audience and shakes her head while mouthing "noooooooooo".



** Rarity calls Pinkie "Miss Pie" again, which was first heard during the brief squabble the Mane 6 had in the season five premiere.

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** Rarity calls Pinkie "Miss Pie" again, which was first heard during the brief squabble the Mane 6 Six had in the season five premiere.



* EasilyForgiven: Shining Armor and Cadence don't get mad when they walk in on Pinkie Pie literally half a second away from giving up their secret to Twilight and the others (despite the fact that it would have messed up with their plan for the scavenger hunt) and are very understanding on why she would have difficulty keeping it in. Shining even congratulates Pinkie on managing to not spill the beans for a full day beforehand.

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* EasilyForgiven: Shining Armor and Cadence Cadance don't get mad when they walk in on Pinkie Pie literally half a second away from giving up their secret to Twilight and the others (despite the fact that it would have messed up with their plan for the scavenger hunt) and are very understanding on why she would have difficulty keeping it in. Shining even congratulates Pinkie on managing to not spill the beans for a full day beforehand.



** The flashback to Pinkie Pie Pinkie-promising to by Mr. Cake's back-up delivery pony uses the classic waving and blurring transition.

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** The flashback to Pinkie Pie Pinkie-promising to by Mr. Cake's back-up delivery pony uses the classic waving and blurring transition.



* FurryReminder: Shining Armor whinnies in delight when he sees his well-appointed guest room for the first time (and in horror at the burnt comic).
** Although the writing is largely illegible, the spaces where Applejack's parents' names are written appear to be labeled "sire" and "dam."

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* FurryReminder: FurryReminder:
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Shining Armor whinnies in delight when he sees his well-appointed guest room for the first time (and in horror at the burnt comic).
** Although the writing is largely illegible, the spaces where Applejack's parents' names are written appear to be labeled "sire" and "dam.""dam".



** Happens to Pinkie Pie when Shining Armor figures out that she had read the scroll sent to the Cakes. (This, by the way, could be a first for her in the series)

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** Happens to Pinkie Pie when Shining Armor figures out that she had read the scroll sent to the Cakes. (This, by the way, could be a first for her in the series)series.)



* MeaningfulEcho: When Pinkie discovers the news about Cadence's pregnancy in Sugarcube Corner, she's overjoyed, declaring that "This is the best news ever!" After Shining and Cadence reveal the secret to Twilight after the scavenger hunt ends at Sugarcube Corner, she happily states that "This is the best prize ever!"

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* MeaningfulEcho: When Pinkie discovers the news about Cadence's Cadance's pregnancy in Sugarcube Corner, she's overjoyed, declaring that "This is the best news ever!" After Shining and Cadence Cadance reveal the secret to Twilight after the scavenger hunt ends at Sugarcube Corner, she happily states that "This is the best prize ever!"



* SequelHook: The new foal will be born during the season six premiere.

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* SequelHook: The new foal will be born during the season six premiere.Season 6.



** Smash Fortune being one to ''ComicBook/FlashGordon'', with a hint of the bronzed appearance of ''Franchise/DocSavage'' thrown in the mix.

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** Smash Fortune being one to ''ComicBook/FlashGordon'', ''ComicStrip/FlashGordon'', with a hint of the bronzed appearance of ''Franchise/DocSavage'' thrown in the mix.



** Once Shining Armor and Cadence confirm Twilight's guess, Pinkie finally let's loose the secret and bounces around the room i.e ''bouncing off the walls'' in celebration.

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** Once Shining Armor and Cadence Cadance confirm Twilight's guess, Pinkie finally let's loose the secret and bounces around the room i.e ''bouncing off the walls'' in celebration.



* WorthIt: Shining assures Pinkie that keeping the secret in so he and Cadence can surprise Twilight themselves will be worth it. Considering Twilight's joyous reaction, it was.

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* WorthIt: Shining assures Pinkie that keeping the secret in so he and Cadence Cadance can surprise Twilight themselves will be worth it. Considering Twilight's joyous reaction, it was.

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