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Dec 19, 2008 2:32 AM

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THIS IS AN ANIME ONLY DISCUSSION POST. DO NOT DISCUSS THE MANGA BEYOND THIS EPISODE.
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18 october... thats one day after my birthday. -.-

 
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Jun 29, 2009 10:47 AM

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Hmm, I wonder what it was Ed was trying to ask.
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Jul 12, 2009 1:34 AM

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this was a nice episode.
i like how Edward and Alphonse reminisce on the the time they used to live before their mother died.
 
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Jul 28, 2009 7:37 PM
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maybe i missed it but what were they trying to remember?
 
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Sep 6, 2009 12:53 PM

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I don't get what they want to remember either... x__X
Good episode though
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Sep 10, 2009 12:14 PM

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Really good episode, more information about Elric past.
 
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Nov 26, 2009 7:01 PM

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I loooved this episode, so emotionally charged, it was great
 
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Dec 8, 2009 10:49 AM

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Winry said it herself, it's the day they burned their house and left. They have to remember that they have a goal to accomplish, and they can't look back.
 
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Dec 19, 2009 11:33 PM

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another good episode fma never disappoints. armstrong was hilarious as usual.
 
Dec 20, 2009 2:48 AM

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I like how Dramatic Armstrong was in this Episode. He was really Funny! I also like how he always had those Sparkles surrounding him!

I like how they included all those FlashBacks in the Episode, especially that one about the Light Beam thing.

I was kinda confused on what exactly Edward wanted to remember about the day he left home with his Brother. Perhaps he simply wanted to remember the Day he left his old life and his innocence behind to start anew....Or maybe he wanted to remember the day that he vowed he would set things right.... I honestly don't know....

Another thing that Confused me was Al's Memory Loss Problem. Just what exactly is Ed trying to hide from Al? It's starting to Worry Me.... :(

Overall, Very Nice Episode! ^_^
 
Sep 20, 2010 4:21 AM

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I think I'll go chop a year's worth of wood...
 
Oct 2, 2010 10:58 PM

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I like how you see in every episode the boys are growing up.

 
Oct 31, 2010 4:10 AM

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Fantastic episode..
 
Dec 8, 2010 8:18 PM

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Winry <3
 
Mar 18, 2011 3:31 PM

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God damn this show is incredible.
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May 24, 2011 10:42 PM

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armstrong said:
I think I'll go chop a year's worth of wood...

that scene was awesome!!
i'm beginning to really like this armstrong guy, he's funny and cool.


 
Dec 20, 2011 6:29 PM

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Sep 5, 2012 11:29 AM

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Fantastic episode, the ending with the light was so emotional, got tears in my eye's!

Great episode up to the next one!
 
Sep 24, 2012 4:52 PM

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excellent episode :D

it showed us how strong the bond between Edward and Alphonse

Armstrong is really strong and kind :)

pretty badass, he did gave the match to Edward and Alphonse.

wow Winry is tall and sexy now :)

and what is Ed hiding to Al?? is it about memories that he can't seem to remember??

i actually thought it had something to do with the Transmutation that he did with Ed and only he can remember him.

and yeah the light scene was warmful ^^

Ed didn't reveal how Winry's parents died though, maybe sometime in the near future episodes??

awesome stuff, now get to the main story line now ^^
 
Dec 31, 2012 7:20 PM

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fckking classic, thats all!
 
Mar 9, 2013 1:35 PM

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I really liked this episode!
 
Aug 17, 2013 2:17 PM

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ItsMeAndrea said:
18 october... thats one day after my birthday. -.-


What the... 18 October? O____o
No... the date was October 3rd, [19]10 on the pocket watch.
 
Sep 8, 2013 11:49 AM

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He broke the damn door off!!!!



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Jan 22, 2014 7:11 PM

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lol at Alex Louis flying trough the sky when they tackled him and he still was shiny in the sky and when he was in the ground. what was it that ed was trying to ask another thing i wonder about

overall it was a really nice episode.

up to the next one.
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Feb 8, 2014 12:03 AM
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Oh alex, he makes me laugh.
 
May 16, 2014 5:23 AM

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winry is fair cute
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Jun 15, 2014 1:05 PM

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Also really don't get what they want to remember.

It was a very nice episode though <3

I really like Winry.
 
Sep 19, 2014 11:32 PM

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Dec 26, 2014 3:43 PM
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Winry is <3
Damn it, Edward!! Why didn't you tell Al?? Now I am curious, too!!
Dakara, ano sensei wa dare da?!?!
I thought it would be Winry's picture inside Ed's watch ahahaha. I miss their mom T^T
Winry at the end <3
 
Jan 9, 2015 7:22 AM

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He didn't ask anything, so I still don't know if Al can sleep or not. Can he dream? Does he age at all?

Anyways, excellent episode.
 
Jan 25, 2015 7:11 AM

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Nice episode, but Winry was different than I'd have expected. Kinda... boring O_O
 
Jan 28, 2015 11:15 PM

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Maybe Ed doesn't think that "some memories aren't meant to leave traces" after all.. hmm
 
Feb 1, 2015 1:24 AM
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Holy shit this episode was really good.
 
Jul 1, 2015 6:43 PM

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Winry really didn't look like someone from the 1910s but I'm not sure female mechanics looked like back then anyway.

Louis Armstrong is always a treat. Not sure why they gave him that middle name but it makes me chuckle.
 
Jul 6, 2015 10:23 PM

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I wonder what Ed was going to tell Al...
Even the dog laughed at the short jokes xD Did anyone else notice that?
I hope Ed and Al go home more often. I miss seeing Winry!

Armstrong reminds me so much of Ichiya from Fairy Tail. I swear, if he starts talking about "parfums"...xD
 
Jul 6, 2015 10:27 PM

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LeeTailor said:
He didn't ask anything, so I still don't know if Al can sleep or not. Can he dream? Does he age at all?

Anyways, excellent episode.


I don't think he sleeps, since he doesn't have a body that needs to rest and repair itself overnight. I guess he doesn't dream, by extension. Also I don't think he ages either, because he still has the voice and traits of a little kid, but this can be argued since he actually seems to have very mature moments, sometimes more than Ed. He's able to comprehend things that a little kid might not quite get, but it wouldn't make sense for him to age because he has no body or brain to develop. So that's arguable.
 
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This was one of those episodes that has no real action in it, but still manages to provide lots of deep content. Always great to see Winry, and loved that they pretty much showed that Al and Ed have a home after all, even if they don't completely realize it yet. And Armstrong was hilarious in this ep. I didn't like him much at first, but he's really grown on me.

I want to know about Al's memory problems and what Ed was going to tell him. It's worrisome! -- 4/5
 
Oct 25, 2015 9:23 AM

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Interesting episode despite appearances may suggest the contrary, the main plot takes a back seat and we are left with the personal story of the two protagonists and the mysteries that lie still, satisfied. Pleasant comedy, Armstrong is too cool once again.
 
Oct 26, 2015 2:01 PM

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The flashlight thing was cute 5/5
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Nov 21, 2015 5:28 AM

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Damn! Armstrong is so manly.
 
Feb 2, 2016 5:59 PM

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Armstrong always makes me laugh.

Poor Ed. Even the dog laughed at him.
 
Jan 21, 2017 11:12 AM
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Armstrong is so much fun.
 
Feb 6, 2017 2:32 PM

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Very poignant episode and you can't forget about Armstrong!
 
May 16, 2017 8:48 AM

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Winry using the light was a nice touch, that made Edward realize he does have a home to come back to :)
Armstrong is just amazing :D
 
Oct 16, 2017 4:51 PM

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Winry is such a sweet girl
 
Feb 20, 2018 8:46 PM

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Such a good episode. I hope there are more like this one that really focus on the brothers and less on the military.

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Mar 27, 2018 3:51 PM

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probably needed an episode like that after all the crazy stuff that happened before that
 
Jan 20, 7:24 AM

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This episode makes Ed seem extremely unlikable. Over the space of four years he never visits Winry or Pinako in Resembool and won't even write a single postcard. These are the people that literally saved his life when he was on the verge of death yet he takes them for granted. The Elric brothers come across as entitled little children with emotional issues that have no empathy or love for the two women that literally saved them from death and nursed them back to health.
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The dog laughing with the villages when Ed gets mad at being called puny is too much, haahah.
 
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I definitely enjoyed this episode a lot. It was kind of annoying of Winry to take Ed's pocket watch though.
 
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