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Episode Terrorarium; Bubble Trouble
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[theme song]


Applejack: [grunting and laughing] I've got it! Got it! [groans]
Winona: [barks]
Applejack: It's okay, girl. Found it!
Winona: [growls inquisitively]
Applejack: [groans, gasps] What in carnation?
[plant squeaking]
Mane Six: [laughing]
Applejack: And you'll never guess what's inside!
Pinkie Pie: My lucky spatula? Oh, wait. Here it is.
Applejack: Good guess, Pinkie. But not as good as the real thing.
Rest of Mane Six: [gasp]
Applejack: Ta-da!
Rest of Mane Six: Awwww!
Pinkie Pie: Cute!
Applejack: I named the little flower Hawthorne the Third. After my favorite singer Yee-hawthorne the Second.
Hawthorne: [squeaks]
Rest of Mane Six: Awwww!
Fluttershy: Oh, be careful, Applejack. Magical creature require extra caution.
Applejack: Well, you ponies worry too much.
Hawthorne: [squeaks]
Applejack: Who better to figure this little sprout out than me?
Hawthorne: [squeaks]
[leaves rustling]
Applejack: Oh! Gotta go!
Applejack: Heya, Big Mac. Have I introduced you to my new little bud?
[ominous music]
Hawthorne: [growls]
Applejack: Isn't he just the cutest little thing you ever did see?
Big McIntosh: Nnnnope.
Applejack: There's nothin' to worry about. You're just a unique little bloomer. [yelps] Phew! [chuckles]
Applejack: Hmm. You're not garden-variety, but I think you're rootin'-tootin' cute.
Hawthorne: [growls]
Applejack: [gasps] Oh, no! I over-watered ya! Here! Have some plant food! It'll fix you right up!
Hawthorne: Ahhhh.
Applejack: [gasps] What was in that stuff? Whoa there! I think you've had enough.
Hawthorne: [whines]
Applejack: Be right back, Hawthorne.
Hawthorne: [growls]
Applejack: Phew.
Applejack: Guess whose green hoof is even greener than ever. This pony!
Twilight Sparkle: I guess this means things are going well with Hawthorne the...
Applejack: Third! [laughs] You betcha! He's even bigger now.
Applejack: [gasps]
Rarity: Applejack, darling, you're frozen. Maybe you have a bad connection?
Applejack: I-I'll have to call you back.
[ominous music]
Applejack: Uh, have you seen Hawthorne the Third? He's about yea big now.
Big McIntosh: Nnnnope.
Applejack: Huh. Uh...
Hawthorne: [roars]
Applejack: This is all my fault. Everypony was right. I thought it was a flower, but he's just a mean, green mutation from who-knows-where. Well, I do need some help to get this problem under control, but who am I gonna call? Of course! My friends! I figured it out! Thanks for listenin', Big Mac. [sighs]
Applejack: Listen. I know I got a lot of explainin' to do, but I could really use a hoof first.
Rest of Mane Six: We're on it!
Rainbow Dash: Did somepony call the gardening squad?
Applejack: Oh, I'm sorry I didn't listen to you earlier. I thought I could handle takin' care of Hawthorne, but he's outgrown my tender lovin' care.
Rarity: Does he need a little trim? A little off the top can go a long way. Look at my bangs, darling. Fabulous. I know.
Applejack: More like he's tearin' up the orchard. And if we don't stop him, he'll do more than just pick it clean.
Twilight Sparkle: I need a bigger watering can.
Applejack: [gasps] Water! He doesn't like water! When I tried to give him some earlier, it made him shrink instead of grow!
Rainbow Dash: Then I think it's time for some big, red, delicious water balloons!
[rock music]
Pinkie Pie: Apples! Apples! Get your apples!
Hawthorne: [roars]
Hawthorne: [roars]
Mane Six: [cheer]
Applejack: Thanks, everypony. I'll say it now – lesson learned. Who would've guessed a balloon would be burstin' with so much trouble? [chuckles]
Pinkie Pie: Yeah, who? Do we know them? We should talk to them if we do.
Twilight Sparkle: Applejack's right. Something's strange about these balloons. And it's about time we got to the root of it.
[ominous music]
Hawthorne: [growls]

Bubble Trouble

[sci-fi music]
Rainbow Dash: Soooo...
Twilight Sparkle and Rainbow Dash: Huh?
Rarity: Huh?
Mane Six: [gasp]
Twilight Sparkle: Is that a bubble wand?
Fluttershy: Oh, I love bubbles! And wands! This works out perfectly for me!
Pinkie Pie: Uh, maybe we should be careful with this thing. Don't get me wrong, it looks really cool. But we just had to deal with taking down a monster plant together, so maybe let's not go crazy playing with more balloon stuff until we know more about—
Spike: Wand yoink!
Applejack: Hey, Spike, be careful.
Spike: Yeeeeeaaaaaah!
Mane Six: [yelp]
Spike: [blowing, giggling]
Mane Six: [panting]
Pinkie Pie: Spike! That came out of a magic balloon!
Spike: It's no big deal. I used to have one of these when I was a little dragon. Watch this. [blowing]
Pinkie Pie: [whimpers]
Rarity: My hoofness. Those are quite impressive.
Applejack: Well, would you look at that?
Applejack: The bubbles aren't poppin'. They're just... floatin' up and up.
Fluttershy: Maybe they pop when they get higher?
Rainbow Dash: Nope. As far as I can tell, they're still floating. Hey, Spike! Blow the biggest bubble you can! Really go for it!
Spike: You're on! [deep breath]
Pinkie Pie: Please be careful!
Spike: It's just a bubble wand. But okay.
Pinkie Pie: [laughs nervously]
Spike: [deep breath, blowing]
Mane Six: [sounds of awe]
Rainbow Dash: [laughs] Way to go, Spike-o!
Applejack: Hoo-wee! This one's a real humdinger!
Pinkie Pie: Hey, uh, that bubble's getting a little close to us, don't you think?
Spike: So what? Pop it if you want. It's already big enough.
Rainbow Dash: [grunting]
Rest of Mane Six: [gasp]
Rainbow Dash: Uh-oh. I gotta pop this thing! [grunting] A little help, friends?
Rest of Mane Six: [yelling]
Pinkie Pie: Okay. This is kinda what I was worried about!
Applejack: Now, let's not get our britches in a twist. Spike, a little help?
Spike: Just, uh, let me find something sharp to pop the bubble with.
Rarity: Don't worry. I'm sure he's got it under control.
Pinkie Pie: Hey, why does he look so small?
Applejack: Because he is small.
Pinkie Pie: [laughs] Oh. I thought he was shrinking.
Twilight Sparkle: He's not shrinking! We're getting farther away from him! Spike! Go get help!
Spike: Get held? I guess I could use a hug. It's been a while.
Twilight Sparkle: No, help!
Spike: Oh! Help! I'll be right back!
Rarity: Perspective, darlings. Look, you can see all of Ponyville. Getting very small. [gags] It would be a shame to barf on it from this height. [gulps] Down, please!
Pinkie Pie: We're in major bubble trouble! We gotta get out of here! Ooh! I know! Let's use magic! Can't believe I didn't think of this earlier.
Pinkie Pie: Whoo!
Twilight Sparkle and Rarity: [grunting]
Fluttershy: [grunting]
Mane Six: [yelp, groan]
Applejack: I think the bubble's magic is stronger than yours.
Rest of Mane Six: [groan]
Rainbow Dash: [grunting]
Rest of Mane Six: [yelling]
Rainbow Dash: The bubble is even stronger now! [pants] Oh, no, oh, no, oh, no, oh, no, oh, no!
[helicopter rotors whirring]
Fluttershy: Is that a rescue helicopter I hear?
Pinkie Pie: Whoo-hoo! We're saved!
Rest of Mane Six: [groan]
Pinkie Pie: Oh, hi, Tank! Wait. Tank?
Spike: Can you see me? Can you hear me?
Rainbow Dash: Spike?
Spike: But I figured I can communicate with you better this way. How you doin'?
Twilight Sparkle: We're kinda freaking out here, Spike! We can't use our powers!
Spike: Sometimes I find it hard to concentrate when I'm stressed out, too. Maybe if you just calm down, the bubble will drift back down to the ground? Hang on. Watch this.
Serene Voice: Relax. Let go of tension and stress. Look at this chick.
Mane Six: [sigh]
Mane Six: [groan]
Spike: I'm really sorry I caused you ponies so much stress.
Pinkie Pie: Uh-huh?
Spike: But now that we know it works, anyone else wanna try this thing? It's so cool!
Rarity: I hate to burst your bubble, dear, but no. I have a much better idea.
Mane Six: [sighing]
[chicks chirping]