The Sunset Paradise Prelude, also known as the Sunset Paradise Pre-Arc, is an unofficial drama story arc on SMG4's channel. As its name suggests, it is a series of bloopers which focuses on the episodes leading up to Sunset Paradise.
- The Anime Arc
- SMG4 Movie: Meggy's Destiny
- SMG4: Meggy Moves In
- SMG4: Officer Meggy
- SMG4: Mario VS Siren Head
- The YouTube Arc
- SMG4: Food Wars
- SMG4: Cooking with Mario & Bowser: World Tour
- SMG4: Mario's Mask Of Madness
- SMG4: Meggy's Part-Time Job: Meggy Spletzer starts taking up new jobs in order to save up enough money to move to Port Aurora.
- SMG4 Shorts: Meggy Learns Japanese: Meggy is taught Japanese by Saiko Bichitaru, struggling in her attempts.
- SMG4 Christmas Special 2020: Meggy and the SMG4's Gang celebrate Christmas.
- SMG4: The Intruder...: Meggy reveals that she is starting to become impassionate as of late.
- SMG4: The Resurrection: Desti is alluded to in this episode, as Meggy witnesses an unsuccessful resurrection attempt of Greg The Alien.
- SMG4: The Melony Felony: Meggy works as a lawyer in Melony's court.
- SMG4: Mario VS Youtubers: After Mario rejects her from being his coach and wins the YouTuber Tournament without her help, she starts to feel useless and disillusioned in her goals. Shadow Meggy starts to manifest from these negative thoughts.
- SMG4: The Pursuit of Happiness: Meggy's problems come to a head as she realises that she truly has nothing for her life in the Mushroom Kingdom. After confronting Shadow Meggy, she receives a ticket to Port Aurora from her friends.
- My New Adventure.: Meggy leaves the Mushroom Kingdom for Port Aurora, while Shadow Meggy follows her there.
- SMG4: Nintendo Gets Deleted
- Sunset Paradise
- SMG4: Mario's Bed and Breakfast
- SMG4 Movie: 10 Year Anniversary Special
- SMG4: She's Back!
- Rob the Scarecrow
- JubJub Boopkins
- Hal Monitor
- Belle Fontiere
- Susan Wojcicki
- Greg The Alien
- This is the first unofficial pre-arc not to lead into a story arc. Instead, it leads into Sunset Paradise.
- However, it does form part of the unofficial pre-arc of the Genesis Arc.
- This is the first unofficial arc to introduce major characters, being Shadow Meggy, SMG1, and SMG2.
- However, the latter two’s names are not revealed until SMG4 Movie: 10 Year Anniversary Special.