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* NonIndicativeName: The title of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7y4xI03tim0 "Poverty"]] implies it will be a, [[CaptainObvious well]], BrokeEpisode. It's not.

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* NonIndicativeName: The title of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7y4xI03tim0 "Poverty"]] implies it will be a, [[CaptainObvious well]], a BrokeEpisode. It's not.

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* HolyIsNotSafe: In "Day of the Flutter", when Zecora tried to touch the Triforce, her hands were almost burned.


->''Now the story of six human ponies, who know nothing and the one apple who had no choice but to squash them forever. It's Equestria Girls!''

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->''Now ->''[[Series/ArrestedDevelopment Now the story of of]] six human ponies, who know nothing and the one apple who had no choice but to squash them forever. It's Equestria Girls!''



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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler:Various one-off characters, some of which would have affected Equestria's history greatly, such as Superbad Steve]].


** In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I02e4nOq31c "Day of the Flutter"]], [[spoiler:being transformed into a statue as a puppet of an Overlord such as Hasbro counts as one.''

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** In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I02e4nOq31c "Day of the Flutter"]], [[spoiler:being transformed into a statue as a puppet of an Overlord such as Hasbro counts as one.'''']]


[[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKv_4uDE2RMH-pp53rqW23eWt93MsaoZA Watch them if you dare.]]

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[[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKv_4uDE2RMH-pp53rqW23eWt93MsaoZA Watch them if you dare.]]
]] And if you still wish to comprehend their curious world, go to this link [[https://equestriagirlstps.wikia.com/wiki/The_EQUESTRIA_GIRLS_Parody_Series_Wiki here]].



* AnthropomorphicFood: The apple, while not exactly anthropomorphic, ''is'' sentient, as is its arch-enemy, the orange.

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* AnthropomorphicFood: The apple, while not exactly anthropomorphic, ''is'' sentient, as is its arch-enemy, arch-enemies, the orange.orange and pear.
** In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFYjSoVtAyk "A Real Sppoky Day (PART 2)"]] by [=SammiFX=], a peanut is turned into a living burger, and is then devoured by Sweetie Belle.



* BigBad: [[Franchise/MassEffect The Reapers]], and later The Apples. Then, even later, [[spoiler:Hasbro]].

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* BigBad: [[Franchise/MassEffect The Reapers]], and later The Apples. Then, even later, [[spoiler:Hasbro]].[[spoiler:Hasbro, the Grim Reaper, and Sid Megabus]].



* FanNickname: Invoked, played with, and inverted. In the very first episode, "Brad" was used for the stereotypical love interest mainly because it was the most generic guy name anyone could think of. When it turned out that the real ''Equestria Girls'' film had just such a guy in it, fans immediately started calling him "Brad" before his name (Flash Sentry) was revealed, and sometimes after. [=Meghan McCarthy=] even [[https://twitter.com/MMeghanMcCarthy/status/335104055061925888 tweeted]] about it! So common was this meme that by the time Flash actually appears in the parody series, he's only referred to as "Not-Brad".

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* FanNickname: Invoked, played with, and inverted. In the very first episode, "Brad" was used for the stereotypical love interest mainly because it was the most generic guy name anyone could think of. When it turned out that the real ''Equestria Girls'' film had just such a guy in it, fans immediately started calling him "Brad" before his name (Flash Sentry) was revealed, and sometimes after. Eventually, he became his own character, represented by a cutout of Nicholas Cage. [=Meghan McCarthy=] even [[https://twitter.com/MMeghanMcCarthy/status/335104055061925888 tweeted]] about it! So common was this meme that by the time Flash actually appears in the parody series, he's only referred to as "Not-Brad".



** In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I02e4nOq31c "Day of the Flutter"]], [[spoiler:being transformed into a statue as a puppet of an Overlord such as Hasbro counts as one.''



* RoboSpeak: Every single character's dialogue is delivered by text-to-speech programs. They are not consistent between creators (or even between episodes of a single creator). They may not even be the correct gender.

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* RoboSpeak: Every single character's dialogue is delivered by the text-to-speech programs.programs [[https://acapela-box.com/AcaBox/index.php Acapella]], [[https://speech2go.online/ Ivona]], and [[http://www.oddcast.com/home/demos/tts/tts_example.php Oddcast]]. They are not consistent between creators (or even between episodes of a single creator). They may not even be the correct gender.



** The characters are all low quality clipart poorly-masked over static backgrounds who "speak" by moving up and down.

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** The characters are all low quality clipart poorly-masked over static backgrounds who "speak" by moving up and down. Later episodes have them expressing faces or moving their limbs, but they still hop around when they "speak": this is explained in "Day of the Flutter" as the weakening stone seal making it more easier for the Mane Six and Hasbro to develop more complex dreams.


* FunWithSubtitles: In "The Day of the Butter", Drpc100 only speaks in Spanish. All his lines are subtitled--but those are ''also in Spanish''.

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* FunWithSubtitles: In "The Day of the Butter", Drpc100 [=Drpc100=] only speaks in Spanish. All his lines are subtitled--but those are ''also in Spanish''.


* TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness: Vinyl Scratch appears to be a member of one serving as the liaison to the [[XComEnemyUnknown SPORK-COM Project]].

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* TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness: Vinyl Scratch appears to be a member of one serving as the liaison to the [[XComEnemyUnknown [[VideoGame/XCOMEnemyUnknown SPORK-COM Project]].


''EQUESTRIA GIRLS'' (yes, the all-caps is intentional; yes, it is mandatory) is a series started by Website/YouTube user [[http://www.youtube.com/user/ZXInsanity ZXInsanity]], and expanded upon by users [[http://www.youtube.com/user/BLARGHALT Blarghalt]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/user/jakewhyman Jake Whyman]]. It is, first and foremost, an absurd parody of the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' SpinOff [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls of the same name]] (If you're unaware, it's that alternate HighSchoolAU where the ponies are humanized).

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''EQUESTRIA GIRLS'' (yes, the all-caps is intentional; yes, it is mandatory) is a series started by Website/YouTube user [[http://www.youtube.com/user/ZXInsanity ZXInsanity]], and expanded upon by users [[http://www.youtube.com/user/BLARGHALT Blarghalt]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/user/jakewhyman Jake Whyman]]. It is, first and foremost, an absurd parody of the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' SpinOff [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls of the same name]] (If you're unaware, it's that alternate HighSchoolAU where the ponies are humanized).
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* CrossDressingVoices:
** Fluttershy has a male voice in ZX's first episode. In all her later appearances, [[TheOtherDarrin she has a female one]]. She gets her original voice back in "Day of the Flutter"... sort of... it's complicated.
** Bon-Bon's voice switches between male and female. ''Mid-line''.


[[http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKv_4uDE2RMH-pp53rqW23eWt93MsaoZA Watch them if you dare]].

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[[http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKv_4uDE2RMH-pp53rqW23eWt93MsaoZA Watch them if you dare]].
dare.]]



** Played straight and taken further in Blarghalt's follow-up and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqjNrb64sBg "Dawn of Shimmer"]], where [[spoiler:Discord dies just after marrying Fluttershy and we get a long scene of Fluttershy standing vigil at his grave]]. Then {{Subverted|Trope}} when [[spoiler:Fluttershy gets knocked out of frame by a giant Jigglypuff singing Bee Gees music]], then DoubleSubverted when [[spoiler:we hear that Chrysalis and her resistance faction are taking orders directly from Creator/LaurenFaust.]]
** And then there's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4tVqTnqjeA "Salad Funday"]], which is, [[SurpriseCreepy well...]]

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** Played straight and taken further in Blarghalt's follow-up and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqjNrb64sBg "Dawn of Shimmer"]], where [[spoiler:Discord dies just after marrying Fluttershy and we get a long scene of Fluttershy standing vigil at his grave]]. Then {{Subverted|Trope}} when [[spoiler:Fluttershy gets knocked out of frame by a giant Jigglypuff singing Bee Gees music]], then DoubleSubverted when [[spoiler:we hear that Chrysalis and her resistance faction are taking orders directly from Creator/LaurenFaust.]]
Creator/LaurenFaust]].
** And then there's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4tVqTnqjeA "Salad Funday"]], which is, [[SurpriseCreepy well...]]well]]...



* CrossdressingVoices:

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* CrossdressingVoices:CrossDressingVoices:



* DependingOnTheWriter: [=ZXInsanity=] usually portrays [[TheSmartGirl Twilight]] as some being of dark energy, or at least just strange and creepy. In other videos, she's either a CloudCuckoolander or a [[RidiculouslyAverageGuy Ridiculously Average Girl]].

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* DependingOnTheWriter: [=ZXInsanity=] usually portrays [[TheSmartGirl [[TheSmartGuy Twilight]] as some being of dark energy, or at least just strange and creepy. In other videos, she's either a CloudCuckoolander {{Cloudcuckoolander}} or a [[RidiculouslyAverageGuy Ridiculously {{Ridiculously Average Girl]].G|uy}}irl.



* FanNickname: Invoked, played with, and inverted. In the very first episode, "Brad" was used for the stereotypical love interest mainly because it was the most generic guy name anyone could think of. When it turned out that the real ''WesternAnimation/EquestriaGirls'' film had just such a guy in it, fans immediately started calling him "Brad" before his name (Flash Sentry) was revealed, and sometimes after. [=Meghan McCarthy=] even [[https://twitter.com/MMeghanMcCarthy/status/335104055061925888 tweeted]] about it! So common was this meme that by the time Flash actually appears in the parody series, he's only referred to as "Not-Brad".

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* FanNickname: Invoked, played with, and inverted. In the very first episode, "Brad" was used for the stereotypical love interest mainly because it was the most generic guy name anyone could think of. When it turned out that the real ''WesternAnimation/EquestriaGirls'' ''Equestria Girls'' film had just such a guy in it, fans immediately started calling him "Brad" before his name (Flash Sentry) was revealed, and sometimes after. [=Meghan McCarthy=] even [[https://twitter.com/MMeghanMcCarthy/status/335104055061925888 tweeted]] about it! So common was this meme that by the time Flash actually appears in the parody series, he's only referred to as "Not-Brad".



* HalfwayPlotSwitch: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s24JBUIMV4U "Politics"]] starts out with Twilight finding out she's a princess, then joyfully rampaging through Equestria. Afterwards, the story turns its attention to [[spoiler:an apple and an orange about to face off in a duel, but are interrupted by [[Series/SesameStreet Elmo]].]]

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* HalfwayPlotSwitch: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s24JBUIMV4U "Politics"]] starts out with Twilight finding out she's a princess, then joyfully rampaging through Equestria. Afterwards, the story turns its attention to [[spoiler:an apple and an orange about to face off in a duel, but are interrupted by [[Series/SesameStreet Elmo]].]]Elmo]]]].



* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: One video in the official list, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTB6od-iO3Q "Renacer"]] is not made by the usual 3 creators. It was made by Mexican brony [=YouTuber=] [[http://www.youtube.com/user/dprc100 dprc100]] and is entirely in Spanish (but has English subtitles). He made another ''EQG'' video, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I3PVUC-Ync "Un Nuevo Amanecer"]], but it is not subtitled.



* OfficialFanSubmittedContent: Invoked. ZX has thus far welcomed others coming in and adding to his "canon". [=JakeWhyman=] in particular started making his videos because he was a fan, and quickly became the third member of the creator pantheon. A few fan-made episodes are counted as part of the "complete saga", including [[OneOfTheseThingsIsNotLikeTheOthers one in Spanish]].

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* OfficialFanSubmittedContent: Invoked. ZX has thus far welcomed others coming in and adding to his "canon". [=JakeWhyman=] in particular started making his videos because he was a fan, and quickly became the third member of the creator pantheon. A few fan-made episodes are counted as part of the "complete saga", including [[OneOfTheseThingsIsNotLikeTheOthers [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers one in Spanish]].



* OneOfTheseThingsIsNotLikeTheOthers: One video in the official list, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTB6od-iO3Q "Renacer"]] is not made by the usual 3 creators. It was made by Mexican brony Youtuber [[http://www.youtube.com/user/dprc100 dprc100]] and is entirely in Spanish (but has English subtitles). He made another ''EQG'' video, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I3PVUC-Ync "Un Nuevo Amanecer"]], but it is not subtitled.



* TheyKilledKenny: Brad dies or gets hurt a lot.

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* TheyKilledKenny: TheyKilledKennyAgain: Brad dies or gets hurt a lot.



** This is {{lampshaded}} in ZX's first ''Rainbow Rocks'' video, when [[spoiler:Applejack appears, making a HeroicSacrifice to destroy the Rainbow Rocks. Rainbroccoli Dash asks [[MediumAwareness why AJ keeps dying in these videos]].]] Her tombstone even reads, "Blimey that was quick".

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** This is {{lampshaded}} in ZX's first ''Rainbow Rocks'' video, when [[spoiler:Applejack appears, making a HeroicSacrifice to destroy the Rainbow Rocks. Rainbroccoli Dash asks [[MediumAwareness why AJ keeps dying in these videos]].]] videos]]]]. Her tombstone even reads, "Blimey that was quick".


->''Now the story of six [[{{Animorphism}} human ponies]], [[TooDumbToLive who know nothing]] [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and the one apple]] [[BecauseDestinySaysSo who had no choice but to squash them forever]]. It's Equestria Girls!''

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->''Now the story of six [[{{Animorphism}} human ponies]], [[TooDumbToLive ponies, who know nothing]] [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg nothing and the one apple]] [[BecauseDestinySaysSo apple who had no choice but to squash them forever]].forever. It's Equestria Girls!''


* SuperMode: [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext The giant apple fused with Applejack]] has one in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WirtFvr-zg "Barncoming"]]. It has a hat and beefy arms. Pinkie Pie also has one: [[spoiler:[[HokutoNoKen Pinkieshiro]]]]. There is also [[Anime/DragonBallZ Super Saiyan]] Gummy.

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* SuperMode: [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext The giant apple fused with Applejack]] has one in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WirtFvr-zg "Barncoming"]]. It has a hat and beefy arms. Pinkie Pie also has one: [[spoiler:[[HokutoNoKen [[spoiler:[[Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar Pinkieshiro]]]]. There is also [[Anime/DragonBallZ Super Saiyan]] Gummy.

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* FunWithSubtitles: In "The Day of the Butter", Drpc100 only speaks in Spanish. All his lines are subtitled--but those are ''also in Spanish''.


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* SealedEvilInADuel: To the extent that there is a canon, this is the status quo of the series after the events of "The Day of the Flutter". In the "real world", the gods [=ZXInsanity=], Blarghalt, and [=JakeWhyman=] are in an evenly-matched, seemingly endless battle with Hasbro, to keep it from destroying the world. Meanwhile, the Equestria Girls have their adventures in a shared dreamscape, completely unaware of what's going on in the real world.

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** Vinyl Scratch says she can use whatever voice she wants since she has never been given a speaking role in the show.

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