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So... is the LBT tv series canon?
« on: January 07, 2017, 01:27:24 PM »
After the 14th movie came out two characters that were there pretty much confirmed it..ruby and chomper.

Now of course old characters came back for a episode in the series and they brought up past adventures. But ruby and chomper in the 14th movie confirmed it.


So... was the series what the gang did leading up to journey of the brave?

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« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2017, 01:29:53 PM »
Quote from: jonk012,Jan 7 2017 on  09:27 PM
So... was the series what the gang did leading up to journey of the brave?
Yup, pretty much. It's all canon until Disney buys the franchise and declares that only the original trilogy counts and everything else is just part of the "Great Valley legends" continuity. :lol:

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« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2017, 02:46:32 PM »
That would be very interesting if Disney bought out universal there competitor and own the rights to this franchise. But I highly doubt they do that since they'll loose money since no one would watch the tv series so they'll loose tons of viewers on top of that.

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« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2017, 03:22:48 AM »
Quote from: jonk012,Jan 7 2017 on  12:27 PM
After the 14th movie came out two characters that were there pretty much confirmed it..ruby and chomper.

Now of course old characters came back for a episode in the series and they brought up past adventures. But ruby and chomper in the 14th movie confirmed it.


So... was the series what the gang did leading up to journey of the brave?
You just answered your own question.

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« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2017, 12:51:28 PM »
Quote from: Dr. Rex,Mar 5 2017 on  01:22 AM
Quote from: jonk012,Jan 7 2017 on  12:27 PM
After the 14th movie came out two characters that were there pretty much confirmed it..ruby and chomper.

Now of course old characters came back for a episode in the series and they brought up past adventures. But ruby and chomper in the 14th movie confirmed it.


So... was the series what the gang did leading up to journey of the brave?
You just answered your own question.
Pretty much! Anyway, I'd say that it is canon.

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« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2017, 01:39:28 PM »
here's additional question: what of all LBT books and games could be considered as true canon?
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« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2017, 02:19:54 PM »
I’d say the books and games take place around the times between the films that were released in between the game/book’s release. LBT doesn’t really need to follow a complex canon like other franchises.
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« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2017, 02:29:08 PM »
Quote from: Hypnobrai,Oct 16 2017 on  09:19 PM
I’d say the books and games take place around the times between the films that were released in between the game/book’s release. LBT doesn’t really need to follow a complex canon like other franchises.
well, some books, for example, don't fully follow plot of some films, as I remember.
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Re: So... is the LBT tv series canon?
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2020, 09:22:46 PM »
Ahh, a question I've been wrestling with for ages! As much as I'd like to ignore some aspects of the TV show (i.e., the bizarre attempt to give Spike more development in "Eyes of a Spiketail"), I ultimately have to stick to the "canon-until-proven-noncanon" rule. It's not like anything in the TV show contradicts the movie series much.
I've always had reeeally mixed opinions on the TV show. :facepalm I love the episodes that brought old characters back with their original voices (Guido and Mo). Having Chomper back was fun, too, even though this was all but totally unexplained, and Ruby was a worthy addition to the group, though the lack of backstory on her friendship with Chomper is also really unfortunate.

Now for what really irked me: they had to keep giving old characters new voices that didn't sound a thing like the originals. Mr. Thicknose, Ali, etc.--those were the best replacements they could find? Really?? If anything makes me want to call the show's canon status into question, it's the fact that Mr. Thicknose sounds 30 years younger than when we last saw him...but alas, I suppose low-budget replacement voice actors aren't a valid reason to de-canonize something.

Plus I'm still holding a silly grudge against this show for the fact that, when they started bringing a bunch of guest characters back from the movies, I kept waiting for the Rainbow Faces to make their return, and you know what? They never did!! x(cera

Quote from: Hypnobrai,Oct 16 2017 on  09:19 PM
I’d say the books and games take place around the times between the films that were released in between the game/book’s release. LBT doesn’t really need to follow a complex canon like other franchises.
well, some books, for example, don't fully follow plot of some films, as I remember.
Yeah, if a book strays from the plot of a film (like the original movie storybook that had a deleted scene or something in it), I don't think it's canon. But, hey, if you guys are looking to debate over something else of this sort, I've got an official LBT comic book that's an original story! (Where would I post pics of that?)
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Re: So... is the LBT tv series canon?
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2020, 09:30:02 PM »
I think the Series is canon now because of LBTXIV: Journey of the Brave which features Chomper and Ruby. This crosses over the movies and series.

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Re: So... is the LBT tv series canon?
« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2020, 01:23:31 AM »
I think the Series is canon now because of LBTXIV: Journey of the Brave which features Chomper and Ruby. This crosses over the movies and series.
This should pretty much quash this argument once and for all. The TV series itself has a sense of continuity by bringing back old characters, so having Ruby (a TV series gang member) appear in Journey of the Brave should prove once and for all that it is a canon part of the LBT continuity, even if the Red Claw plot thread was left dangling.
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Re: So... is the LBT tv series canon?
« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2020, 01:31:05 AM »
I think the Series is canon now because of LBTXIV: Journey of the Brave which features Chomper and Ruby. This crosses over the movies and series.
This should pretty much quash this argument once and for all. The TV series itself has a sense of continuity by bringing back old characters, so having Ruby (a TV series gang member) appear in Journey of the Brave should prove once and for all that it is a canon part of the LBT continuity, even if the Red Claw plot thread was left dangling.


Redclaw may make an appearance in LBTXV, so there still is hope. :)

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Re: So... is the LBT tv series canon?
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2020, 11:24:56 AM »
I think the Series is canon now because of LBTXIV: Journey of the Brave which features Chomper and Ruby. This crosses over the movies and series.
This should pretty much quash this argument once and for all. The TV series itself has a sense of continuity by bringing back old characters, so having Ruby (a TV series gang member) appear in Journey of the Brave should prove once and for all that it is a canon part of the LBT continuity, even if the Red Claw plot thread was left dangling.


Redclaw may make an appearance in LBTXV, so there still is hope. :)

I was sort of surprised they didn't put Red Claw in XIV, since Chomper and Ruby made it in there. Of course, I also remember hoping we were going to get a proper backstory for Chomper and Ruby when I saw them in the XIV trailer...but it was not to be.
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Re: So... is the LBT tv series canon?
« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2020, 11:29:28 AM »
I think the Series is canon now because of LBTXIV: Journey of the Brave which features Chomper and Ruby. This crosses over the movies and series.
This should pretty much quash this argument once and for all. The TV series itself has a sense of continuity by bringing back old characters, so having Ruby (a TV series gang member) appear in Journey of the Brave should prove once and for all that it is a canon part of the LBT continuity, even if the Red Claw plot thread was left dangling.


Redclaw may make an appearance in LBTXV, so there still is hope. :)

I was sort of surprised they didn't put Red Claw in XIV, since Chomper and Ruby made it in there. Of course, I also remember hoping we were going to get a proper backstory for Chomper and Ruby when I saw them in the XIV trailer...but it was not to be.


I am puzzled why Chomper left his parents. That was never explained to my satisfaction in the series.

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« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2020, 12:01:50 PM »
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I am puzzled why Chomper left his parents. That was never explained to my satisfaction in the series.

The best explanation we got was that Ruby was keeping him ''safe'' for them. For whatever reason, that was never revealed. Which is quite dumb, if you ask me. Perchance it had something to do with Red Claw, but that was never confirmed.

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I am puzzled why Chomper left his parents. That was never explained to my satisfaction in the series.

The best explanation we got was that Ruby was keeping him ''safe'' for them. For whatever reason, that was never revealed. Which is quite dumb, if you ask me. Perchance it had something to do with Red Claw, but that was never confirmed.

Perhaps he’s Uncle Redclaw and wants to turn Chomper into a full fledge meat eater.

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« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2020, 12:06:45 PM »
I think the Series is canon now because of LBTXIV: Journey of the Brave which features Chomper and Ruby. This crosses over the movies and series.

I'd agree, it makes more sense now.

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« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2020, 12:09:26 PM »
We're not going to turn this franchise into Revenge of the Sith, guys. :PCera

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« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2020, 12:15:36 PM »
We're not going to turn this franchise into Revenge of the Sith, guys. :PCera

Oh but it already is. :bestsharptooth

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« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2020, 12:19:01 PM »
Technically, this is untrue if you refer Red Claw and his cronies as the Sith. Remember, always two there are. No more, no less. :wow