When Rainbow Dash is stuck in the hospital, she discovers the joys of reading, but tries to hide her new hobby from her friends for fear of being an "egghead" herself.

Directors:

James Wootton (as James 'Wootie' Wootton), Jayson Thiessen

Writers:

Lauren Faust (developed for television by), Cindy Morrow

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Tara Strong ... Twilight Sparkle (voice)
Ashleigh Ball ... Applejack / Rainbow Dash / Nurse Coldheart (voice)
Andrea Libman ... Pinkie Pie / Fluttershy (voice)
Tabitha St. Germain ... Rarity (voice)
Cathy Weseluck ... Spike / Nurse Sweetheart (voice)
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Storyline

When Rainbow Dash is stuck in the hospital, she discovers the joys of reading, but tries to hide her new hobby from her friends for fear of being an "egghead" herself.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

extinction | See All (1) »


Certificate:

TV-Y | See all certifications »
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Details

Release Date:

4 February 2012 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$154,325,243, 5 February 2012
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Alternate ending) | (Unrated Cut) | (Deleted Scenes)

Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color | Color (HD)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The working title for this story was "Reading Rainbow", both for the visual pun and in reference to the classic PBS educational series, Reading Rainbow (1983). See more »

Goofs

As Rainbow Dash is getting ready to eat, Applejack's mouth does not move when she tells Rainbow to eat. See more »

Quotes

Rainbow Dash: [Rainbow walks back into the hospital, grunting in pain unrealistically] Owww... Oh, the pain... the pain!
Doctor: Rainbow Dash! What are you doing here, a, anything wrong?
Rainbow Dash: Well, uh, my wing! It's still hurtin', Doc. Oh, ouch! Right there.
Doctor: I was touching your good wing.
Rainbow Dash: Uh, right. Well, I think that one's hurting now too.
Doctor: [chuckles] I think I know what the trouble is. A severe case of lazy-itis.
Rainbow Dash: B-But, you got me all wrong, Doc! I'm not being lazy!
Doctor: You're fine, Rainbow Dash. Give it some time and you'll ...
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Connections

References The Great Escape (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

My Little Pony Theme Song
(uncredited)
Written by Daniel Ingram
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