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TheShopSoldier THE DISGRACE STILL LINGERS UPON ME from Messin' with Neo Arcadia... Just Because Relationship Status: I like big bots and I can not lie
THE DISGRACE STILL LINGERS UPON ME
Nov 23rd 2014 at 3:19:43 AM

[up] Here's hoping that's how things go if we go anywhere near a school - otherwise, some of that good will building up towards this show will likely vanish... Sorry.

Even if I had different face, I AM STILL DISGRACED.
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Catawampus krampus
Nov 23rd 2014 at 5:05:06 PM

Yeah, I understand. Can't hold things to our expectations.

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Catawampus krampus
Nov 29th 2014 at 8:00:03 PM

Wikipedia gave me this little bit of sadness:

A rebooted 3-parter miniseries was launched on November 6, 2014 by Video On Demand site Feeln. The reboot stars Emily Osment as the voice of Rainbow Brite and Molly Ringwald as the voice of Dark Princess.[3] It concluded on November 20, 2014.

So... This wasn't intended to be a ongoing series? What were the people who made this actually trying to accomplish?

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BagOfMagicFood Second banana
Second banana
Nov 29th 2014 at 8:18:11 PM

To accomplish making something slightly longer than that other cartoon I linked on the first page that appears to have been taken down! [lol]

You can still find unofficial uploads of "Return to Rainbow Land" and "Trouble in Rainbow Land" on Youtube right now, though.

"Doorknobs: not actually that long a period of historical significance."
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Catawampus krampus
Nov 29th 2014 at 8:20:39 PM

I did some quick research to find out that their facebook page said "season" finale. It means they are planning more episodes to my relief.

https://www.facebook.com/RainbowBriteNet/posts/10152895958207386

Someone in the comments said "test season".

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Typing the internet since '90
Nov 30th 2014 at 6:32:35 AM

Well, expect more Rainbow and co. Later next year!

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TheShopSoldier THE DISGRACE STILL LINGERS UPON ME from Messin' with Neo Arcadia... Just Because Relationship Status: I like big bots and I can not lie
THE DISGRACE STILL LINGERS UPON ME
Dec 1st 2014 at 3:42:20 AM

[up] I hope you're right - this show needs to keep going to prove itself to the new generation... It deserves to, IMHO.

Even if I had different face, I AM STILL DISGRACED.
minespatch Catawampus krampus from The Nowhere and the here Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
Catawampus krampus
Dec 1st 2014 at 8:19:05 PM

Same here. It seems they're trying to make this a epic rather than the tropes MLP has used when it's not season opener and finale.

I hope they keep worldbuilding in future episodes. Explaining the way each color kid is utilized.

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TheShopSoldier THE DISGRACE STILL LINGERS UPON ME from Messin' with Neo Arcadia... Just Because Relationship Status: I like big bots and I can not lie
THE DISGRACE STILL LINGERS UPON ME
Dec 2nd 2014 at 10:39:52 AM

I'm sure we all agree that those color kids desperately nee some strong development for this show to truly come together and mean something, besides the other factors being able to keep up.

Even if I had different face, I AM STILL DISGRACED.
Jan 27th 2016 at 4:30:50 PM

Of all the 80s properties I feel so bad for Rainbow Brite. She only got 13 episodes and a movie and her reboot was 3 mini-episodes long. Meanwhile the Care Bears, Strawberry Shortcake, My Little Pony, and everyone else are doing well. Poor Rainbow.

All her DVDs are out of print, too :(

edited 27th Jan '16 6:41:54 PM by lalalei2001

Jan 27th 2016 at 6:33:20 PM

Shit. And I was kind of thinking this would become so talked about online, they would finally create a full new series.

Jan 27th 2016 at 6:40:36 PM

At least she did better than poor Lady Lovely Locks, who never got a movie or region 1 releases at all.

Jan 27th 2016 at 7:06:11 PM

You can tell she failed because I don't know who the Hell that is.

BagofMagicFood Second banana
Second banana
Jan 27th 2016 at 7:24:39 PM

I might have seen that in the related videos sidebar of Youtube once!

"Doorknobs: not actually that long a period of historical significance."
Jan 27th 2016 at 9:11:03 PM

On the plus side, Rainbow Brite toys have made a comeback :)

Jan 28th 2016 at 11:19:49 AM

I wasn't sure who currently owned the rights to the Rainbow Brite cartoon, but I finally ended up asking Hallmark on Twitter, who made/makes the toys.

Me: @Hallmark Since you brought back Rainbow Brite toys, is there any chance that the cartoon and movie from the 80s could get rereleased?

Hallmark: Not at the moment, but tune in to @FEELN & http://www.rainbowbrite.com/ for new Rainbow Brite episodes. -ke

edited 28th Jan '16 11:24:05 AM by lalalei2001

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Editor among edits!
Jan 28th 2016 at 4:55:07 PM

I'm surprised that this didn't become a show to be honest. I take it that it didn't do well enough to greenlight a show?

"I yam what I yam"- Popeye
Jan 28th 2016 at 7:28:55 PM

Well, the fact that there wasn't even much of a promotional push for it, and the fact that this was a Feeln exclusive, which you had to pay to watch, it seemed like a doomed concept. Well, at least this can inspire new fanart, and I think 'Star Vs.' is doing Rainbow's job real well.

BagofMagicFood Second banana
Second banana
Jan 28th 2016 at 8:44:52 PM

[up][up]Heh, I liked that one Youtube comment, "Man Star Vs The Forces of Evil sure did have an awkward preteen stage."

And I'm still sticking to the theory that the latest mini-series was really just another 40-minute direct-to-video movie which they broke into three pieces at the last minute to try to snag some more cred with a "series".

"Doorknobs: not actually that long a period of historical significance."
Oct 25th 2018 at 9:15:22 AM

There's a Rainbow Brite comic book that just came out and it looks really good! Hopefully it lasts more than a few issues.

Edited by lalalei2001 on Oct 25th 2018 at 12:15:37 PM

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Bulla to Earthlings, Echalote to Saiyans.
Oct 26th 2018 at 10:43:39 PM

I agree.Rainbow Bright deserves another reboot. And it looks like it's taking the Jem route this time.

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Pichu-kun ...
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Oct 29th 2018 at 7:21:06 AM

[up][up] Finally, a good looking Rainbow Brite reboot. I've been waiting for one since I became a fan. Comics seem to be getting all the good reboots lately.

Oct 29th 2018 at 7:22:36 PM

I wouldn't really call it a reboot, more of a reimagining of the 80s series.


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