Making the Grade
These reviews do contain spoilers. Read on at your own discretion.
There's something to be said about Marks for Effort and what it tries to do. If you know about the massive spoiler leaks of season 8, you should have an idea about the implications this episode has later on this season. If what they say is true about what to expect later on, this episode has massive potential for a great set up for later on in the season. Mix that in with some characters who would also play a part later on, and it sounds really good.
Unfortunately, what we get is something that should've been much more. Despite a pretty interesting premise, this episode really misses the mark and, ironically enough, lives up to its name.
The Cutie Mark Crusaders, bored with their current school, want to become students at Twilight's friendship school. However, they're overqualified and Twilight tells them they already know everything about friendship and d