Season 3 Episode 9: Spike at your service

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  1. Appledash2012

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    I hope it's not as bad as "Dragon Quest."
     
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    God, so do I.

    Although I haven't really enjoyed any of the Spike-centered episodes so far. But Dragon Quest was just bad!
     
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    Personally I enjoyed Dragon quest, but meh, to each their own.

    Considering the name of the episode, i'm guessing either Twilight or Rarity one overwork/abuse spike more then usual, or something like that. Poor Spike, always the ponies butt monkey.
     
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    Dragon Quest just didn't feel like an MLP episode to me, other than that, it wasn't bad. As for Spike episodes in general, can't say i care that much to be honest, but they might be good.
     
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    Don't know, I kinda liked Spike episodes.
    anyway, looking forward to this one as well

    Also: topic name changed (counting in that spoilers will go in this topic once they start to appear)
     
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    Spike at Your Service December 29, 2012
    “After Applejack saved Spike, he insists on fulfilling the Nobel Dragon Code by repaying him with excessive help around the farm.
     
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    Might want to change the title spike at your service is the ninth not tenth episode.
     
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    I'm so glad this episode finally came! I've been waiting for it because next week it's about Discord! :D Not really excited about this one, Secret of My Excess was OK, but ugh.. Dragon Quest, let's just say it's not one of my favorites.
     
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    Here's a clip from the episode:

    [video=youtube;-gm1AZl2VP8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gm1AZl2VP8[/video]
     
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    So Timberwolves are basically just some sort of sentient lumber patch that takes the shape of a wolf, but easily falls apart.... wow sucks to be them. Also, 10 bits says Timberwolves were created by Discord back in the day. I mean its obvious with those green eyes they were created by some kind of dark magic.
     
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    No the Discord episode doesn't air till January 19th, Pony will be taking a 2 week break after this episode airs.

    *sorry for the DP*
     
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    Hey it was actually a pretty good Spike episode today! :) Still can't wait until next week though.
     
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    Pretty good? ARE YOU LOCO IN THE COCO!?

    Honestly this is, for me anyway, THE WORST EPISODE OF THE SERIES!

    Spike was completely mis-represented, its like the retconned out all of the character development he previously had and just wrote him as if he was still the dumb, slow, klutzy dragon from the 2-part series premiere. Its insulting to his character, and quite frankly flat out disgusting. But looking at the duo that made this episode, Polsky & Merriweather, sadly i'm not surprised, and sadly I can't defend either writer anymore after this. I mean on there own there episodes are viewed as hit & miss as is, together there a lethal poison! Which is sad because again I have episodes from the series by both writers I enjoy, infact their earlier episodes this season, Too Many Pinkie Pies & Wonder bolts academy are both solid episodes. But this, this is atrocious!

    Its far below the standards I expect in MLP, and any decent watchable cartoon in general. For the first time Pony has disappointed me, and whats worse, threres a 2-week hiatus before another new episode, meaning we got our mid er 3/4th season finale ending on a fairly sour note.

    I will say this for the episode though, the Timberwolves were pretty cool, I like how they can fuse to form a giant one, also the part where Spike was scratching AJ's back was funny.

    Other then that though, weakest episode of the series, Spike deserved better, I pray the MLP:FIM team never lets Polsky or Merriweather anywhere near episodes centered around the little guy again!
     
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    You just laid out, word for word, my exact feelings on Rainbow Dash's character. She's becoming a completely egotistical, self-centered, bratty, insufferable jerk to anyone and everyone, far removed from the kind, loyal (if a bit overconfident) pegasus we saw in season 1. I fear flanderization is preparing to hit this show HARD.
     
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    So much hate. I didn't really like the episode much other than a few funny things thrown in, but damn....
     
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    I'm just saying it's "pretty good" compared to Dragon quest, definitely not one of my favorites.
     
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    Not until Jan. 19th? D: It's just not fair!
     
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    I really liked how the giant timber wolf asked for a moment while it was choking, he was so polite. :3
     
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    Hero Mode I like Rarity, that is all

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    I liked seeing the timberwolves again and I liked Pinkie Pie's fake moustache as well as Rarity trying to teach Applejack how to be a damsel in distress but the rest of the episode was meh.
     

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