Gravity Falls Throws A Unicorn Party, And Everyone's Invited!
We're ranking the most adorable Enchanted Forest moments of the latest episode.
To this point, the integration of Grunkle Ford into the Pines family has primarily changed Dipper's life for the better, as he gets to sit at the feet of the man previously known only as The Author and learn all his crazy-ass secrets. But that all changes in the latest episode: with Bill Cipher returning to taunt Ford in his dreams, Ford suddenly needs to Bill-proof the Mystery Shack -- a project that requires someone who's pure of heart to go on a mission to recover the rarest of the materials required: unicorn hair. I mean, does Ford even know anyone who could do it?
Cut to Mabel setting off for the Enchanted Forest with her best girls Grenda and Candy (and a dubious Wendy, just trying to make sure no one gets killed). What follows is, naturally, an adventure straight out of Mabel's most impossible dreams and/or Lisa Frank's most beautiful pencil case design. For posterity, we've ranked the Enchanted Forest moments of "The Last Mabelcorn" from hands-down most adorable to merely extremely cute.
Mabel Gets Her First Glimpse Of Celestabellebethabelle
Spoiler alert: it's all downhill from here with this bitch, as she eventually proves Grunkle Ford's assessment of unicorns as "frustrating" to be true. But in that first moment of discovery, it's just rainbows and hope!
The mere glimpse is enough to get Mabel high...on magic!
Not literally high. Although the pupils leave that somewhat in doubt.
Celestabellebethabelle Weeps At Mabel's Black Heart
When it comes to the magical properties of unicorns' bodily excretions, we all know the barf is delicious. What some of us only learn in "The Last Mabelcorn" is that they weep acid, as Celestabellebethabelle does in response to Mabel's claim that she's sufficiently pure of heart to be awarded some of Celestabellebethabelle's precious hair.
Lesson learned: don't ask a unicorn over to watch The Shawshank Redemption.
"Now If You'll Excuse Me, I Have A 3 O'Clock Posing In Front Of A Rainbow"
Mabel's thousand good deeds aren't enough to convince Celestabellebethabelle that she's pure of heart, if she's just doing them for material gain. But the line with which Celestabellebethabelle dismisses her, and the maniacal "posing" that ensues, start to suggest that the last unicorn may not be all she seems.
"Make your face better." - Tom Haverford.
Wendy Teaches Us All How To Insult A Unicorn
It's not too hard to determine the moment Wendy starts to turn on Celestabellebethabelle.
This slam also works on self-righteous goats and concern-trolling sheep.
Gnomes Engage In Bloodsports, Too
When Wendy decides to go dark in her pursuit of unicorn hair on behalf of a demoralized Mabel, we get a look at the gnome underworld.
Of course this rough customer is looking for some human partners to help him traffic butterflies!
Grenda Makes A Crooked Deal
You need to knock out a unicorn? You might have to agree to trade a butterfly-smuggling gnome for magical knockout powder, and then bust his tiny ass in a sting operation...
...which also lets humans find out what gnomes use for cruisers: deer!
Celestabellebethabelle's Fellow Unicorns Blow Up Her Spot
After Celestabethabelle comes to from her brief, chemically/magically-assisted nap, we learn that not only isn't Celestabellebethabelle the last of her kind, but despite what she's been telling Mabel, she doesn't even have the ability to look into her heart! The whole thing's been a dirty scam.
At least they can get a party started.
Mabel Learns That Unicorn Blood Isn't Acid
It takes a lot to make Mabel punch one of nature's precious beasts -- uh, intentionally, at least.
But not even "a straight-up saint" is going to stand by and let a jerk unicorn get away with making her think there's something wrong with her OR her heart.
Unicorn hair collected by force, Ford gets his happy ending...for now.