Season 5 episode discussion (Stream & episode links in first post)

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Hello folks! After 11 months, I’m here again to host the discussion thread of season 5. Everything you need to view the episodes will be provided here. FiM will air every saturday at 11:30 AM EST/8:30 AM PST. Please spoiler your discussion until the episode has been uploaded. Have fun!
For convenience, here is the list of episode streams:
Brony Network  
Brony TV  
Otaku Ascended  
Equestria TV  
World of Equestria
E01+02: The Cutie Map  
E03: Castle Sweet Castle  
E04: Bloom and Gloom  
E05: Tanks for the Memories  
E06: Appleoosa’s Most Wanted  
E07: Make New Friends but Keep Discord  
E08: The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone  
E09: Slice of Life  
E10: Princess Spike  
E11: Party Pooped  
E12: Amending Fences  
E13: Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep?  
E14: Canterlot Boutique  
E15: Rarity Investigates  
E16: Made in Manehattan  
E17: Brotherhooves Social  
E18: Crusaders of the Lost Mark  
E19: The One Where Pinkie Pie Knows  
E20: Hearthbreakers  
E21: Scare Master  
E22: What About Discord?  
E23: The Hooffields and McColts  
E24: The Mane Attraction  
E25: The Cutie Re-mark - Part 1  
E26: The Cutie Re-mark - Part 2


Things you can feel free to analyze and discuss  
  • Episode of season 5  
  • Character  
  • Animation  
  • Speculation
    Things to avoid:  
  • Using external factors to talk. That includes writers’ opinion, writers’ track record, fandom opinion, ratings, etc. This thread is for you to express your opinion, what you think about the episode and why you think so based on what happens in the episode.  
  • Talk about fandom  
  • Policing opinion (“stop having x opinion”)  
  • “You’re wrong”. “No, you’re wrong”. kind of talk. Be a reasonable individual, and use episode/character analysis for your rebuttal.  
  • Anything that isn’t episode discussion.
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