The BEST episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Every episode of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic!

Princess Celestia sends her star pupil, the bookish unicorn Twilight Sparkle, to Ponyville to improve her socialization skills. Twilight quickly makes five new four-legged friends: Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity. Each instilled with the respective spirits of magic, honesty, loyalty, laughter, kindness and generosity, the animals learn that by working together they can achieve the most important element of all: harmony.

Last Updated: 7/3/2024Network: Discovery FamilyStatus: Ended
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The Perfect Pear
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9.39
115 votes

#1 - The Perfect Pear

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/5/2017

The Apple Siblings learn about their parent's love story and find out that they're half Pear.

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Sounds of Silence
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9.22
59 votes

#2 - Sounds of Silence

Season 8 - Episode 23 - Aired 9/29/2018

Fluttershy and Applejack journey to the edge of the map on a Friendship Quest to help a group of ponies named Kirin -- who are so afraid of hurting each other's feelings, they've taken a potion of silence.

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The Mane Attraction
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8.66
131 votes

#3 - The Mane Attraction

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired 11/21/2015

An old friend of Applejack’s has become a huge pop star, but Applejack is worried that the singer’s manager does not have her best interests at heart.

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A Canterlot Wedding (2)
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8.62
451 votes

#4 - A Canterlot Wedding (2)

Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired 4/21/2012

Shining Armor and Princess Cadance are set to be married, but Twilight Sparkle has just discovered a dark secret about the bride-to-be.

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The Return of Harmony (1)
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8.58
558 votes

#5 - The Return of Harmony (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/17/2011

A chaos-causing creature named Discord escapes from his stone prison. Twilight and her friends must stop him by using The Elements of Harmony... if they can find where Discord has hidden them.

Directors: James Wootton
Writer: M.A. Larson
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A Canterlot Wedding (1)
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8.50
440 votes

#6 - A Canterlot Wedding (1)

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired 4/21/2012

Twilight Sparkle is upset that her older brother, Shining Armor, didn't tell her that he's getting married. Twilight is relieved to learn that he is marrying Princess Cadance, but becomes suspicious when Cadance doesn't remember her. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 2: Adventures in Canterlot, Song #10: "B.B.B.F.F" My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 2: Adventures in Canterlot, Song #11: "B.B.B.F.F - Reprise Version" Songs in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 2: Adventures in Canterlot, Episode 26: A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2 My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 2: Adventures in Canterlot, Song #12: "This Day Aria" My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 2: Adventures in Canterlot, Song #13: "This Day Aria - Reprise Version" My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 2: Adventures in Canterlot, Song #14: "Love is in Bloom" My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 2: Adventures in Canterlot, Song #14: "Love is in Bloom - Extended Version" - (Exclusive Song in My Little Pony: Frendship is Magic - Season 2 - DVD Box Set | Released By Shout! Factory)

Directors: James Wootton
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The Best Night Ever
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8.46
498 votes

#7 - The Best Night Ever

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 5/6/2011

After much anticipation, Canterlot's Grand Galloping Gala has finally begun. As Twilight and her friends take part in the festivities, only one question remains: Is it everything the ponies imagined it to be? My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic - Season 1, Song #12: "At the Gala." My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic - Season 1, Song #: "I'm at The Grand Galloping Gala." My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic - Season 1, Song #: "The Pony Pokey"

Directors: Jayson Thiessen
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Honest Apple
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8.45
104 votes

#8 - Honest Apple

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/3/2017

When Rarity asks Applejack to be a judge in a fashion show, Applejack learns that an opinion, however honest, can still be hurtful.

Writer: Kevin Lappin
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Leap of Faith
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8.42
211 votes

#9 - Leap of Faith

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/29/2014

When the Flim Flam Brothers promote a new kind of tonic that supposedly cures any and all ailments, Applejack is immediately suspicious but has second thoughts after Granny Smith claims that the tonic has relieved her various pains. Song: "The Flim Flam Miracle Curative Tonic Song"

Writer: Josh Haber
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Crusaders of the Lost Mark
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8.41
218 votes

#10 - Crusaders of the Lost Mark

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/10/2015

When Pip Squeak decides to run for class president, the Cutie Mark Crusaders rally around their friend, but find themselves helping their long-time nemesis, Diamond Tiara, in an unexpected way.

Directors: Denny Lu
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Going to Seed
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8.34
47 votes

#11 - Going to Seed

Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/1/2019

Applejack's plans for an orderly harvest go awry when Apple Bloom becomes obsessed with catching a magical creature she thinks can help them.

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Apple Family Reunion
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8.32
330 votes

#12 - Apple Family Reunion

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/22/2012

Granny Smith agrees to let Applejack lead the Apple Family reunion but Applejack loses sight of what is truly important. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 3, Song #5: "Raise This Barn"

Writer: Cindy Morrow
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The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000
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8.32
324 votes

#13 - The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/28/2012

The Flim Flam brothers challenge the Apples to a Cider Making Contest and the winner of the showdown gets to take Sweet Apple Acres, so with the farm in peril, the Apple ponies must come together and muster all their cider making skills. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 2, Song #5: "The Flim Flam Brothers Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000 Song"

Directors: James Wootton
Writer: M.A. Larson
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The Return of Harmony (2)
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8.29
498 votes

#14 - The Return of Harmony (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/24/2011

Twilight's friends have been corrupted by Discord, and all of Equestria is about to fall into total chaos. Twilight remembers about the riddle of finding the stolen Elements of Harmony. However, even after obtaining them, can she and her friends defeat their most powerful foe yet with almost all hope lost?

Directors: James Wootton
Writer: M.A. Larson
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Twilight's Kingdom (2)
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8.28
191 votes

#15 - Twilight's Kingdom (2)

Season 4 - Episode 26 - Aired 5/10/2014

The other princesses transfer all of their magical power to Twilight in hopes of saving Equestria. Song: "Let the Rainbow Remind You"

Directors: Jayson Thiessen
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Slice of Life
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8.25
245 votes

#16 - Slice of Life

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/13/2015

As Twilight Sparkle, Fluttershy, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie and Rarity battle a monster, the rest of Ponyville rushes to make it to a wedding on time.

Writer: M.A. Larson
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Sweet and Elite
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8.22
452 votes

#17 - Sweet and Elite

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/3/2011

Twilight arranges for Rarity to stay with the Princess during a visit to Canterlot, but after Rarity gets to hobnob with Canterlot's social elite, she must choose between important social connections and spending time with her friends. My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic - Season 2, Song #2: "Becoming Popular"

Directors: James Wootton
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Luna Eclipsed
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8.21
429 votes

#18 - Luna Eclipsed

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/22/2011

It's Nightmare Night and the macabre celebrations are in full swing when Luna herself shows up in Ponyville, determined to change her frightening public image.

Directors: James Wootton
Writer: M.A. Larson
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The Cutie Mark Chronicles
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8.20
474 votes

#19 - The Cutie Mark Chronicles

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 4/15/2011

Every pony with a cutie mark has a different story to tell about how he or she earned it. Taking a break from pursuing their hidden talents, the Cutie Mark Crusaders decide to ask Rainbow Dash and the others about their marks. They soon discover that one particular story has a surprising connection to the other five. My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic - Season 1, Song #11: "So Many Wonders"

Directors: Jayson Thiessen
Writer: M.A. Larson
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P.P.O.V. (Pony Point of View)
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8.19
116 votes

#20 - P.P.O.V. (Pony Point of View)

Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired 10/1/2016

Twilight must find the truth after Applejack, Rarity and Pinkie Pie have three different versions of events from their boat trip and are upset with each other.

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The Last Roundup
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8.19
344 votes

#21 - The Last Roundup

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/21/2012

After reading a note from Applejack stating that she will not return to Ponyville after competing in the Equestria Rodeo Competition in Canterlot, the friends go on a journey to find her.

Directors: James Wootton
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The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone
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8.18
229 votes

#22 - The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/23/2015

Rainbow Dash and Pinkie Pie are called by the map to the ancient kingdom of Griffonstone but have conflicting ideas as to what problem they have been called to fix.

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Applejack's "Day" Off
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8.18
154 votes

#23 - Applejack's "Day" Off

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/28/2016

Rarity struggles to get Applejack to relax at the spa; when Twilight and Spike attempt to take over Applejack's simple farm chores, it turns out to be a more difficult job than they thought.

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Winter Wrap Up
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8.12
580 votes

#24 - Winter Wrap Up

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/24/2010

Winter comes to an end, and Ponyville prepares for an annual cleanup to make way for spring. Twilight wants to take part as well, and is willing to do so without the use of her magic in the name of tradition. Everything she tries ends in disaster, but an argument among the disorganized teams inspires her to find her own way to help. My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic - Season 1, Song #5: "Winter Wrap Up"

Directors: Jayson Thiessen
Writer: Cindy Morrow
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Three's a Crowd
star
8.10
274 votes

#25 - Three's a Crowd

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/25/2014

As Twilight Sparkle eagerly anticipates the arrival of Princess Cadance, Discord dishes up quite the dreadful disruption when he arrives and begs the ponies to take care of him while he is sick. But when Discord’s diva-like demands get ridiculously out of hand, Twilight’s generosity and friendship abilities are put to the test during her special weekend with Cadance.

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