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MLP: Friendship is Magic “A Canterlot Wedding Part 2” Recap (incomplete)

by SammyTon May 28, 2012
Warning: Extreme spoilers of part 1 ahead; read at your own risk. Twilight and the real Princess Mi Amore Cadenza race to escape the crystal Caverns beneath Canterlot before Shining Armor marries the impostor. Part 1 was great in its own right but had me concerned about part 2. The remaining burden of whether or […]

Dan Vs. “The Telemarketer” Recap

by SammyTon May 25, 2012
Dan declares revenge after being harassed day and night by a telemarketer. This episode starts with Dan complaining to his best friend, Chris, about a telemarketer calling him constantly since 9 AM. Chris immediately “solves” the problem by putting Dan on the super do-not-call list. Dan’s satisfied until later that night when the telemarketer calls […]

MLP: Friendship is Magic “A Canterlot Wedding Part 1” Recap

by SammyTon May 25, 2012
Twilight’s brother is getting married so she and her best friends get to help with the wedding preparations. Twilight has a big brother! His name is Shining Armor, he’s captain of the royal guard, and he’s marrying princess Mi Amore Cadenza. Although surprised I’m glad to know she has a brother and also happy that […]

MLP: Friendship is Magic “MMMystery on the Friendship Express” Recap

by SammyTon May 21, 2012
While Pinkie Pie is guarding a precious cake several bites are taken out of it, so she acts like a detective to track down the culprit. At its best, Friendship Is Magic touches one’s heart and makes one laugh with either something original or with something familiar, except with unique twists to make it feel […]

MLP Friendship is Magic “Ponyville Confidential” Recap

by SammyTon May 10, 2012
Sweetie Belle, Apple Bloom, and Scootaloo in yet another attempt to discover their Cutie Marks, end up writing for their school newspaper’s gossip column. But they end up taking the gossiping too far. The three fillies Apple Bloom, Scootaloo, and Sweetie Belle are best friends and together have formed a group known as the Cutie […]

Dan Vs. “Stupidity” Recap

by SammyTon May 8, 2012
Angry at how stupid everyone in America is getting, Dan declares revenge on stupidity and aims his assault at the Governor. Dan’s been up against some weird and strange things before, but never something quite as intangible as stupidity. How do you go up against something like that? Apparently by aiming at a politician, a […]

Dan Vs. “The Dinosaur” Recap

by SammyTon May 8, 2012
After a dinosaur crushes Dan’s car, he declares revenge. Meanwhile, Elise is tasked with humanly capturing the Dino and keeping it out of the public’s attention. “The Dinosaur” starts simply enough with a parody of Jurassic Park as a couple of workers are moving a large crate. In a hilarious moment the crate is busted […]

Dan Vs. “The Catburglar” Recap

by SammyTon April 4, 2012
When a catburglar steals Dan’s cat, he launches an investigation to find her. “The Catburglar” is a parody of those old black and white detective movies, with the plot structured as such. Most of the episode is a flashback as Dan humorously narrates what happened in his “tough guy” voice. Characters and comedy are both […]

MLP: Friendship is Magic “Hurricane Fluttershy” Recap

by SammyTon March 28, 2012
Fluttershy is too worried about being laughed at to help when all the pegasi in Ponyville need to work together to create a hurricane. I love the originality of this episode, which reveals more about how the land of Equestria works. Cloudsdale, the pegasi city, plays a pivotal role in creating the weather for the land […]

Dan Vs. “The Wedding” Recap

by SammyTon March 27, 2012
When the girl Dan loves gets engaged to marry someone else, Dan vows revenge on the wedding. This is by far one of the funniest episodes of the Dan Vs. I’ve seen to date; it had genuine emotion that really helped its comedic moments. Dan struggled in his own unique way with the fact that […]