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« on: March 01, 2015, 10:15:43 AM »
Again an episode, that's not so easy to rate.

Yes, we have another tale of El-ahrairah, we have Hickory and Marigold. We have the re-population of Redstone.

But in my opinion, it's a bit lame. That could've be done better.


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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2015, 05:30:15 AM »
You know what's funny about this episode? It starts off really solid by having this great idea for a plot (that you explained above) and then it gradually descends into an spiral of goofiness that reaches it highest point when we confront the event in which episode is named after. I mean, the first part is great but the second one is what kills it.

If they wanted to have an episode based on Redstone and its history (as well as its future), they should have gone for an expansion of its backstory (that we barely got to see when Captain Broom joined the Down). That would have been a million times better... but then again, we didn't see any part of Sandleford, so I guess that this was something that we needed to expect.

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« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2015, 11:45:06 AM »
I totally agree with you, Claws :) And about Sandleford:

Remove Mysterious Visitors and THe Invasion, and you have enough time for a flashback double-episode to show, what happened in Sandleford. Unfortunately, the story writers didn't use that chance :meh


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« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2015, 07:10:48 PM »
Quote from: Silverweed's ClawsonOct 28 2015, 01:30:15 AM
You know what's funny about this episode? It starts off really solid by having this great idea for a plot (that you explained above) and then it gradually descends into an spiral of goofiness that reaches it highest point when we confront the event in which episode is named after. I mean, the first part is great but the second one is what kills it.

If they wanted to have an episode based on Redstone and its history (as well as its future), they should have gone for an expansion of its backstory (that we barely got to see when Captain Broom joined the Down). That would have been a million times better... but then again, we didn't see any part of Sandleford, so I guess that this was something that we needed to expect.
That would have been fantastic. Understanding the past and history more deeply about "Red Stone" and step Cowslip hutch with stories told. Personally I enjoy as taught marygold Hicktory and survive, but could be better.
Imagine seeing a younger Captain Broom in its glory days, when there was still life in "Red Stone" and Primrose still lived there.   :primrose  :captain-broom
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