S09E10: Going to Seed

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S09E10: Going to Seed

Post by Wayoshi (?) » Wed May 29, 2019 11:16 am

Applejack's plans for an orderly harvest go awry when Apple Bloom becomes obsessed with catching a magical creature she thinks can help them.
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Re: S09E10: Going to Seed

Post by SlateSlabrock (?) » Thu May 30, 2019 5:39 am

Applebloom doesn't have enough Gym Badges, so her Venasaur refuses to obey!

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Re: S09E10: Going to Seed

Post by Octavia (?) » Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:01 pm

Cute episode. It was pretty clear after night 1 who was responsible, though. Because really how would it take all night to color in a bunch of trees? :squintyjack:
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Re: S09E10: Going to Seed

Post by PonyHag714 (?) » Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:05 pm

I thought it was cute...a good Apple Family episode. The Great Seedling has an interesting design.
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Re: S09E10: Going to Seed

Post by Fizzbuzz (?) » Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:08 pm

As an only child, I wonder if the episode's message (that it's better to spare some time to have fun with your loved ones than be ruthlessly efficient) doesn't quite land for me. With parents I didn't relate much to, no brothers or sisters, and no friends but those I made online, any time I had work to do I was always the only person I really had around. I found myself sympathizing with Applejack in the beginning, and I guess she's right in what she did, but her experience isn't exactly one I've ever had or will have. :fluttersmith:

I can't help but see Applejack as something of a tragic figure were it not for how she grew over the series. This is someone who repeatedly felt she had to abandon her family and friends in order to provide for them, someone who struggles with not putting success before happiness, who has a perfectionist streak as wide as Twilight Sparkle's but hides it better for the sake of her loved ones. More than any of the rest of the Mane Six, she seems like a cautionary tale of a character.
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Re: S09E10: Going to Seed

Post by Aramek (?) » Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:51 pm

"I swear, sometimes it's like she's half mule."
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Re: S09E10: Going to Seed

Post by The Doctor (?) » Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:10 pm

OK episode. Nothing special, but kind of sweet.

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Re: S09E10: Going to Seed

Post by Captain Rufus (?) » Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:44 pm

It was cute. The crew clearly knows cats though.

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Re: S09E10: Going to Seed

Post by Adiwan (?) » Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:21 pm

I don't like the episode.
The whole Seedling thing was built up in a way that irked me a lot.
Goldie and Granny are too mischievous and playful for having so much work to do and the poor Big Mac is so overworked that he can't function properly. All of them were ignorant to his miserable condition what made me angry my quite a bit.
Big Mac is the workhorse but I'd never thought that the rest of the Apple family would take that for granted in such a manner.
Applejack was the voice of reason until she got too much distracted by the Seedling obsession which worsened Big Macs sanity.
Fun at work is allowed but that was too extreme here.
I don't feel pleasure in seeing someone overwork to the point of mental and physical breakdown.
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Re: S09E10: Going to Seed

Post by Applepie2017 (?) » Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:23 am

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But...
This one's too young

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