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Trivia / My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic S2 E23 "Ponyville Confidential"

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  • Dawson Casting: The person voicing the blue colt printing the newspaper sounds way too old to be a kid. The foals in the playground also speak in voices far too mature for their age group.
  • Fandom Nod: When Dinky is shoved aside, her eyes derp momentarily. Animation error, or a nod to the fact that Fanon has her as Derpy's daughter?
  • What Could Have Been: In an earlier draft of the story, Featherweight was originally named Milquetoast. With a name like that, it's understandable why the CMC would be surprised that he would get his cutie mark before any of them. Also he was supposed to be Namby-Pamby's little brother, hence there would be a greater sense of resolution when he does become Editor-In-Chief at the end.
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  • Word of God: Ponyville's treatment of the CMC after being outed as Gabby Gums was "them trying to avoid talking to them because anything they say could end up in print out of context."


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