S02E20: It's About Time

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S02E20: It's About Time

Post by The Doctor (?) » Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:16 am

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It's About Time
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Writer: M.A. Larson
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Re: It's About Time - Season 2:Episode 20

Post by PonyHag714 (?) » Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:44 pm

Really good. It seems like there was so much going on in this episode, it's a wonder they were able to fit it into 22 minutes. :here:
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Re: S02E20: It's About Time

Post by Orange Fluffy Sheep (?) » Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:58 pm

This was the most ethically troubling episode because it implies a rigid linear structure to time that makes even attempts to go back in time merely another link in the chain; everything is fixed, causality is merely rhetorical, and free will is an illusion. Twilight Sparkle will have always gone back in time. To ask why is pointless; she will have gone back to inspire herself to go back.

S5E26 kind of dunked on that, by not only directly showing the characters messing up a specific event but doing so in numerous ways with numerous outcomes, and I hate it, because it's not as existential.

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Re: S02E20: It's About Time

Post by Applepie2017 (?) » Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:08 am

And so Cerberus came back in the season finale.
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