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A character development episode…
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Aaand they’re back.
The first episode has a quick montage showing/telling us about the big changes in the status quo both for the world and for the kids: a bit clumsy in visual narration terms, but without this trick the same info would have needed 3-4 episodes, and they only have 25 so they need to condense.
That said, there’s a lot going on here (below)