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Trivia / My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)

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  • Actor Allusion: A possibly unintentional one. At one point, Danny (played by Scott Menville) shouts, "Way to go, Rainbow! All right!", referring to the Rainbow of Light that was fighting the Smooze. At around the same time, he had previously played a character named Brian, who was friends with a certain character called "Rainbow". One wonders if this line had been taken from either the specials or TV seriesnote . (since Brian clearly didn't say that line in the movienote ).
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  • Box Office Bomb: Made only $5,958,456 at the box office. Hasbro would never reveal its budget but losses from this film and The Transformers: The Movie are estimated at $10 million combined.
  • Creator Couple: Husband-and-wife actors Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman voice the Grundle King and Reeka, respectively.
  • International Coproduction: On the animation front, at least. As the film was animated by both of Sunbow Entertainment's regular contractors: Toei Animation and AKOMnote .
  • Irony as She Is Cast: After hearing the part of "I'll Go It Alone" where Baby Lickety Split and Spike start trying to sing high notes but just come off as screaming, most people have assumed that Baby Lickety Split has no hope in the music business. In real life, her voice actress, Alice Playten, has done work on Broadway and actually has something of a nice voice.
  • What Could Have Been: Buzz Dixon's "punch up" of the film's script would've involved one of the Little Ponies encountering Shipwreck and Optimus Prime.
    • It should be said that this would have been a little confusing to the target audience the first time they saw the film... and totally awesome upon rewatching it as an adult.
  • The Wiki Rule: My Little Wiki covers Generations 1-4.


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