The Best Episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

"Get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends!" That's what Princess Celestia tells Twilight Sparkle. She may be the smartest unicorn in Equestria, but Twilight Sparkle gets an "incomplete" in friendship. There's more to life than learning magic, after all -- so she goes to Ponyville on a mission to make friends. There she meets five special ponies who take her on exciting adventures and teach her the most powerful magic of all ... the magic of friendship!

A Canterlot Wedding (2)

#1 - A Canterlot Wedding (2)

Season 2 - Episode 26

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

star 8.45
124 votes
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Read It and Weep

#2 - Read It and Weep

Season 2 - Episode 16

After mocking it as an 'egghead' pursuit, Rainbow Dash discovers the joys of reading while laid up in Ponyville Hospital. Can she finish her book before her friends discover her secret?

star 8.26
113 votes
Directors: James Wootton
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Sweet and Elite

#3 - Sweet and Elite

Season 2 - Episode 9

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"

star 8.24
120 votes
Directors: James Wootton
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Luna Eclipsed

#4 - Luna Eclipsed

Season 2 - Episode 4

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.

star 8.20
156 votes
Directors: James Wootton
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Twilight's Kingdom - Part 2

#5 - Twilight's Kingdom - Part 2

Season 4 - Episode 26

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

star 8.16
111 votes
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Magical Mystery Cure

#6 - Magical Mystery Cure

Season 3 - Episode 13

Twilight Sparkle accidentally casts a spell that switches the Cutie Marks and destinies of all her friends, and the only way she can reverse the spell is by writing her own magic. Little does she know that by achieving this great accomplishment, she will fulfill her destiny and emerge as a Alicorn Princess. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 3: Secrets of The Crystal Empire, Song #6: "Morning in Ponyville" My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 3: Secrets of The Crystal Empire, Song #7: "What My Cutie Mark is Telling Me" My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 3: Secrets of The Crystal Empire, Song #8: "I Have To Find A Way" My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 3: Secrets of The Crystal Empire, Song #9: "A True, True Friend" My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 3: Secrets of The Crystal Empire, Song #10: "Celestia's Ballad" My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 3: Secrets of The Crystal Empire, Song #11: "Princess Twilight Cometh" My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 3: Secrets of The Crystal Empire, Song #12: "Life in Equestria"

star 8.15
166 votes
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A Canterlot Wedding - Part 1

#7 - A Canterlot Wedding - Part 1

Season 2 - Episode 25

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)

star 8.14
136 votes
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Maud Pie

#8 - Maud Pie

Season 4 - Episode 18

When Pinkie Pie's sister comes to town, the girls find her much different than Pinkie described.

star 8.13
98 votes
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Hurricane Fluttershy

#9 - Hurricane Fluttershy

Season 2 - Episode 22

Fluttershy struggles to overcome her fear of public humiliation so she can help Rainbow Dash and the other pegasi create a tornado powerful enough to lift the water required for rainy season in the cloud-producing city of Cloudsdale.

star 8.12
97 votes
Directors: James Wootton
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Sonic Rainboom

#10 - Sonic Rainboom

Season 1 - Episode 16

Rainbow Dash is preparing herself for an upcoming contest, with a day with the famous Wonderbolts as the grand prize, and is sure that an old move she claimed to have pulled off long ago will guarantee her a win. However, she becomes increasingly nervous that she won't succeed. Rarity, who has gained beautiful wings by Twilight's magic to join in cheering her on, is recommended to enter the same event. Can Dash gather the confidence to win, or will she be overshadowed by her friend's elegance?

star 8.11
146 votes
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Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep?

#11 - Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep?

Season 5 - Episode 13

Princess Luna enlists the Mane 6 to search for and locate the Tantabus, a magical force that threatens to turn the dreams of every pony into nightmares.

star 8.10
145 votes
Directors: Jim Miller
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A Bird in the Hoof

#12 - A Bird in the Hoof

Season 1 - Episode 22

During a visit from Princess Celestia, Fluttershy sees the Equestrian royal's seemingly sick bird named Philomena. Without the princess noticing, the pegasus takes the poor creature home and tries to take care of it, only to find that this job is much more difficult than with her other animals. The situation takes a turn for the worse when Twilight gets involved and Celestia and her guards notice the pet missing.

star 8.09
137 votes
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Filli Vanilli

#13 - Filli Vanilli

Season 4 - Episode 14

When Big Macintosh of the singing group, The Ponytones, has to drop out of an important performance, Fluttershy takes drastic measures to ensure that the show goes on. Song: "Music in the Treetops" Song: "Find the Music in You" Song: "Find the Music in You" - (Reprise Version) Song: "Music in the Treetops" - (Reprise Version)

star 8.08
101 votes
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Slice of Life - 100th Episode

#14 - Slice of Life - 100th Episode

Season 5 - Episode 9

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.

star 8.07
135 votes
Wonderbolts Academy

#15 - Wonderbolts Academy

Season 3 - Episode 7

Rainbow Dash receives an invitation to attend the Wonderbolts Academy, but after struggling to keep up with the fast and reckless Lightning Dust, Rainbow questions whether she is Wonderbolt material.

star 8.06
144 votes
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Crusaders of the Lost Mark

#16 - Crusaders of the Lost Mark

Season 5 - Episode 18

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.

star 8.06
137 votes
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Party of One

#17 - Party of One

Season 1 - Episode 25

After a successful party celebrating the first birthday of Gummy, her pet alligator, Pinkie Pie invites her friends for an "After Birthday" party the next day. However, they claim to have other errands to run, declining the invitations. She finds out these so-called "errands" are just an excuse to avoid the party. Have they grown tired of the pink pony's frequent celebrations, or is there something bigger involved?

star 8.06
126 votes
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The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000

#18 - The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000

Season 2 - Episode 15

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"

star 8.05
106 votes
Directors: James Wootton
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The Return of Harmony, Part 2

#19 - The Return of Harmony, Part 2

Season 2 - Episode 2

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?

star 8.04
169 votes
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May the Best Pet Win!

#20 - May the Best Pet Win!

Season 2 - Episode 7

Rainbow Dash hosts a flying race to see who will be her pet. My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic - Season 2, Song #1: "Find a Pet Song"

star 8.02
145 votes
Directors: James Wootton
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Pinkie Pride

#21 - Pinkie Pride

Season 4 - Episode 12

An elated Pinkie Pie is planning the biggest and best "birth-iversary" party ever for Rainbow Dash, but when another party planning pony named Cheese Sandwich rides into town, plans change. Soon, everypony is so excited about Cheese Sandwich's party that they forget about Pinkie Pie, but her pride won't let her go down without an official "goof off."

star 7.99
128 votes
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Amending Fences

#22 - Amending Fences

Season 5 - Episode 12

Twilight realizes she was a less than stellar friend to her former buddies in Canterlot, so she returns with Spike to make amends.

star 7.98
115 votes
Directors: Jim Miller
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Hearts and Hooves Day

#23 - Hearts and Hooves Day

Season 2 - Episode 17

The Cutie Mark Crusaders create a strong love potion in the hopes of making Miss Cheerilee and Big Macintosh fall in love, but when they discover the serious side effects of their concoction, they quickly regret their actions. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Season 2, Song #6: "The Perfect Stallion"

star 7.98
106 votes
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Winter Wrap Up

#24 - Winter Wrap Up

Season 1 - Episode 11

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"

star 7.97
198 votes
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Owl's Well That Ends Well

#25 - Owl's Well That Ends Well

Season 1 - Episode 24

Spike meets an owl Twilight befriends to help her with their work. He soon begins to feel threatened over the possibility that it will take his spot as the unicorn's trusted assistant. Driven by jealousy, how far will the baby dragon go to make sure it doesn't happen? His friendship with Twilight is at further risk when he hides the fact that he recently destroyed one of her books by accident.

star 7.96
113 votes
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