Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club

Category Archives: My Little Pony

bat and Dove hit nostalgia central when they recap the generation 1 My Little Pony cartoon, discuss their toy collection, and possibly even venture into the newer generations.


My Little Pony (Gen 1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The Magic Coins – Parts 1-2 (S01E31-32)
by bat on 26 Mar 2019

bat recaps My Little Pony: The Magic Coins – Parts 1-2 (S01E31-32) wherein magic has consequences (for once) but only where the plot says so.

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My Little Pony (Gen 1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: Little Piece of Magic (S01E30)
by bat on 12 Mar 2019

Title: Little Piece of Magic Summary: Several Baby Ponies, who are only identified as such by their smaller statures and the fact they cannot speak proper grammatical English, spend the afternoon playing imagination games. Or are they really just some metaphorical acid trip? Grade: F- Initial Thoughts: …wasn’t I just here? Didn’t we just take… read more

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My Little Pony (Gen 1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The Return of Tambelon – Parts 3-4 (S01E28-29)
by Dove on 26 Feb 2019

Dove recaps My Little Pony: The Return of Tambelon – Parts 3-4 (S01E28-29), wherein the story has potential, but quickly dies out under Megan’s need to be the centre of the universe.

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My Little Pony (Gen 1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The Return of Tambelon – Parts 1-2 (S01E26-27)
by bat on 12 Feb 2019

bat recaps the first two parts of The Return of Tambelon, which turns out to be some magical castle town that exists in liminal space and is home to a villainous goat. Go figure.

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My Little Pony (Gen 1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: Sweet Stuff and the Treasure Hunt (S01E25)
by Dove on 22 Jan 2019

Dove recaps My Little Pony: Sweet Stuff and the Treasure Hunt (S01E25) wherein Sweet Stuff can’t play with the others because she’s differently abled. And Dove gets insulted.

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My Little Pony (Gen 1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: Bright Lights – Parts 3-4 (S01E23-24)
by Dove on 8 Jan 2019

Dove recaps My Little Pony: Bright Lights – Parts 3-4 (S01E23-24) and gets completely sidetracked by the constant rotation of ponies on this quest and the unsettling metaphor it may or may not be.

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My Little Pony (Gen 1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: Bright Lights – Parts 1-2 (S01E21-22)
by bat on 25 Dec 2018

bat recaps My Little Pony: Bright Lights Parts 1-2, where a trio of Baby Ponies somehow get themselves backstage to hang out with a shifty rock star, whose boss steals their shadows. A none-too-subtle exploration of the abuses and crimes in the music industry. Except for the fact it’s a childrens cartoon from 1986 and an evil wizard is behind it all, this could be a life lesson for 2018.

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My Little Pony (Gen 1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: Puppy Pony – (S01E20)
by bat on 11 Dec 2018

bat recaps My Little Pony: Puppy Pony – (S01E20) and this episode raises so many questions and has a lot of outfits!

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My Little Pony (Gen 1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The Glass Princess – Parts 3-4 (S01E18-19)
by Dove on 27 Nov 2018

Dove recaps My Little Pony: The Glass Princess – Parts 3-4 (S01E18-19), wherein the animation fails hard, Megan is insufferable, and Hasbro actually turn down the opportunity to merchandise a plot point.

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