MLP:FiM Episode Reviews: Character and Story Analysis by Half the Battle

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Episode 134: "Dungeons & Discords"

Aired 8/27/2016, written by Nick Confalone (his fifth episode)
Quick Take: It's only recently that I've had close enough guy friends to really enjoy "male bonding," so I wasn't sure if I would connect with this episode. As it happens, I did, but I identified with Discord, which is a first for me. It's a fine balance trying to join in someone else's interest and show enthusiasm without taking over and twisting it your direction. Kudos to Spike and Big Mac for including Discord, standing up to him, and giving him a chance to demonstrate a lesson learned. In the meantime, we get a new side to Spike and Big Mac that was only hinted at in last season's premiere, along with all the zany humor and wish-fulfillment we've come to expect in a Discord episode. Also, having Dash and Pinkie join the game in the final scene is the perfect way to cap off twenty-two minutes of joy.

Dungeons & Discords armor rating: Diamond Armor
Ranked 10th of 26 season-six episodes
Ranked 41st of 147 stories overall

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