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My Little Pony Live: The World's Biggest Tea Party

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Less engaging for young Pony fans in DVD form.

Movie NR 2008 65 minutes
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The show must go on

This can be nightmare fuel for some. But thank to to this we now have memes with this weird show. This is MLP so consumerism is high.

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The draw for any toddler and preschooler is seeing their favorite toys in giant form, dancing and singing on stage. Which means that kids who love the toys would probably enjoy seeing The World's Biggest Tea Party live more than watching it on DVD. Without the audience-supplied cardboard tea cups and ladybugs in Bobby socks dancing up and down the aisles with party invitations, viewers are left with very little to get excited about.

Parents will definitely be bored; this isn't an enjoy-together experience. It takes the pastel ponies 18 minutes to introduce themselves (and what names: Tra La La? Sew-and-So?) and get to a song asking what they should do that day. At almost the halfway mark, they decide to have the tea party. And even though said party is in the Crystal Rainbow Castle in Unicornia, it's too late to impress. The only big dramatic development is that Pinkie Pie forgets the tea. Songs are plentiful and rather pointless; the only educational moment is when a song explains how tea comes from China, which is -- wow -- also the name of the tea cup.

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