I liked the fact that they went abroad to interview and study the lives of bronies, because it gives the viewers a different perspective on the fandom. Picking people in the US that aren't readily accepted by those around them was a smart choice, considering how the public, overall, views us. Once you're able to step into the life of someone else, your views can easily change, thereby creating a more sympathetic and accepting reaction to those whom one might view as "different".
The extended interviews were great! Sitting through the 2 hours worth of footage of Lauren Faust gave me a lot more insight on what she originally had in mind for the series. It was tough seeing her so emotional from the fact that she can't take the characters that she created through the lives she had planned for them. I can only imagine how mixed her feelings are nowadays. Seeing the series she created get more and more recognition, even after she left... It must be hard, yet still heartwarming.
I hope that she will always know that we will forever remember who brought us such a wonderful series. It was she who thought up such a beautifully vast and complex world full of all kinds of creatures that captivate millions of viewers. It's because of her that I've met so many new friends through the fandom. It's because of her that so many people have found hope and happiness. I don't think she'll ever know just how much she's helped change the lives of so many people in such positive ways. Through her creations, people have found the kindness within themselves and the acceptance they've been searching for.
Friendship truly is magic. Thank you, Lauren Faust. Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart.