After learning that her friends, as well as herself, are the magical Elements of Harmony, studious unicorn Twilight Sparkle is sent by her mentor, Princess Celestia, to Ponyville to study the magic of friendship with help from her friends.
Tabitha St. Germain,
Via a magic mirror, Twilight Sparkle travels into an alternate universe in order to recover a crown that was stolen from the Crystal Empire. Upon her arrival she is horrified to learn that she has turned into a human.
Short lived animated spin off of the television series Sabrina the Teenage Witch. The animated series is a prequel which features Sabrina as a pre-teen girl with small witch powers. Also ... See full summary »
When the freaky-fab guys and ghouls of Monster High get wrongly accused of Halloween high jinx by a group of normies, things get spooky. But can they prove their innocence in time for a spooktacular celebration?
Sorely disappointed with a show which is sure to fall into the 'discarded' category
After watching the premiere, I was disappointed with a clear view of the show. (you may skip to Tl;DR to skip details)
Because I wanted to bring everything to you, I watched through all of it, even though my mind had labeled it garbage at 13 minutes, but I watched both part one and two of the premiere. I tried to keep my personal opinions out of this.
It is (for the most part) a cheap ripoff of my little pony (styles, characters, words, etc.).
The dialog is strange; if you listen carefully it actually sounds like people recording in a room, not in the environments they are in.
Another thing I didn't like was the extreme suspension of disbelief. Many scenes were just so far out - it was way too extreme and made the rest of the show like a bad taste in the mouth; like when you throw up a little bit.
Also I noticed people were rude and had bad attitudes against each other. The high amount of conflict really makes me feel bad, and was the major factor which made it nearly impossible for me to continue watching.
The music and some major sound effects are poorly coordinated with the scenes with bad tempo, volume and/or timing with what is going on (even worse than the 'home made' videos I have recently been watching on YouTube!). It really made my ears bleed, if you will. The words of the songs are on the extreme side of lame, having nearly no meaning - basically they could be sentences chanted and mean the same thing: "I AM ON AN ADVENTURE. I AM ON AN ADVENTURE. I AM ON AN ADVENTURE...".
The characters used a lot of slang. There were some adult terminology used which would go right over a child's head (maybe under 11?), and I thought this was really strange.
After the first show, I literally could let the entire show fall out of my mind. I don't want to bring bias information into this, but relatively speaking, I cannot forget episodes from My Little Pony; the messages and ideas are very clear cut, educational and real.
Even though the words are clear, the sentences are so wordy or something - maybe it is the bad voice filters I mentioned earlier? This makes it hard to watch and follow the story (the, er, - fragmented - story line which barely exists. Maybe just the premiere is like this? Let me make a new sentence for this...). So since I am not listing this as a spoiler, I won't go into details, but the first show had fragments of 4 stories, and the second had fragments of 6 stories. This fragmentation is so disorderly that it was hard to follow; most of it was absent from my memory when I was writing this, so I had to go watch the recording.
=TL;DR= Overall it seems like a lot of garbage was thrown together - random ideas were chosen, then handed to the appropriate person(s). It lacks any valuable amount of creation, imagination, entertainment or education: all things which are good for the mind. I don't know who approved this show for how far it has come, but as the Hub's chairman, I would cancel next weeks episode, without hesitation. I do want to add that my main problem is the _extreme_ amount of hostility and conflict.
I do not recommend wasting your time watching this, and hope you haven't already wasted any of your life on this.
I do feel bad for leaving such a bad review, but I am trying to be non-bias about it :(
p.s: Because of my background in my profession, I did notice an extreme pattern in this show. It appears to me that the show may have a minor focus on 13-35 year old males - who turn content over into 'R rated' material. There was an extreme amount of material in the premiere alone, which was an immediate red light for me. I thought I should add this in here, as a warning to parents and guardians who might have children who may accidentally come across this, 'R rated' material online, while browsing harmless information about the show. The normal viewer may not see this pattern at all, but it is very clear to me.
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