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The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic 

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Updated October 13, 2018 3.6k votes 167 voters 1.9k views 168 items

There are so many good episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "The Perfect Pear" the best, or is "A Canterlot Wedding: Part 2" your favorite episode of Friendship Is Magic? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic are, let's rank every Friendship Is Magic episode from best to worst.

Based on toy maker Hasbro's My Little Pony series, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic centers on Twilight Sparkle's journey to Ponyville and the friendships she forges there and the life lessons learned. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic was created by Lauren Faust and premeired on the Hub Network on October 10, 2010. On October 6, 2017, a theatrical release based on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic entitled My Little Pony: The Movie was released in the United States.

Vote up your favorite episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Friendship Is Magic is Magic episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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The Perfect Pear is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 7 Episode 13: The Apple Siblings learn about their parent’s love story and find out that they’re half Pear.
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Twilight's Kingdom Part ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 4 Episode 26: In order to protect their magic, as well as the fate of Equestria, Princess Celestia, Princess Luna, and Princess Cadance transfer all of their magical power to Twilight.
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The Cutie Mark Chronicle... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 1 Episode 23: Frustrated with their lack of success, The Cutie Mark Crusaders seek out Twilight and the rest of the ponies to learn the stories of how they got their cutie marks.
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A Canterlot Wedding- Par... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 2 Episode 26: Twilight saves her brother and all of ponykind by freeing the real Mi Amore and defeating Queen Chrysalis, a changeling that had assumed Mi Amore's appearance in an attempt to take over Equestria.
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Pinkie Pride is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 4 Episode 11: Pinkie Pie finds her status as "super-duper party pony" in jeopardy when the mysterious Cheese Sandwich comes to town and offers to plan an epic party for Rainbow Dash.
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A Royal Problem is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 7 Episode 10: Starlight Glimmer is sent to solve a friendship problem between Princess Celestia and Princess Luna. When it’s clear that the problem is that the royal sisters don’t appreciate one another, Starlight impulsively switches their cutie marks!
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Twilight's Kingdom Part ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 4 Episode 25: When a villain escapes Tartarus, Princess Celestia choses Discord to help track him down instead of Princess Twilight. In an effort to prove she has an important role to play in Equestria, Twilight turns her focus to trying to open the chest she received from the Tree of Harmony.
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Amending Fences is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 5 Episode 12: When Twilight realizes what a bad friend she was before moving to Ponyville, she and Spike return to Canterlot to make amends to her former friends.
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Crusaders of the Lost Ma... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
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.
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The Mane Attraction is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 5 Episode 24: An old friend of Applejack's has become a huge pop star and Applejack fears that the singer's manager does not have her best interests at heart.
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Sonic Rainboom is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 1 Episode 16: When Twilight uses her magic to give Rarity wings so that she can watch Rainbow Dash compete in a race, Rarity is so taken with her new ability that she disrupts the competition.
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The Return of Harmony- P... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 2 Episode 2: Discord's mischief causes a rift between the six friends and renders the Elements of Harmony useless. Twilight needs to rekindle their friendship in order to use the Elements against Discord.
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Maud Pie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 4 Episode 18: Pinkie Pie's sister Maud is coming to Ponyville, and Pinkie Pie can't wait for her friends and sister to meet and become best friends. But when it turns out that Maud is very different than Pinkie Pie described, the girls find bonding with her more difficult than they thought it would be.
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Winter Wrap Up is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 1 Episode 11: Twilight Sparkle does her best to prepare for the upcoming Winter Wrap-Up without relying on her magic to help.
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Sisterhooves Social is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 2 Episode 5: Sweetie Belle disowns Rarity as her sister when she refuses to participate in a rough and tumble celebration of sisterly unity.
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The Cutie Map: Part II ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 5 Episode 2: The Mane 6 have had their Cutie Marks taken and must find a way to get them back. When a deep dark secret is revealed about the pony who took them, they think they may have the answer.
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Friendship is Magic, Pt.... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 1 Episode 2: It is up to Twilight and her new pony friends to help the Princess, but it will not be easy. Night Mare Moon challenges the ponies with individual obstacles they must overcome to find the Elements of Harmony before it is too late.
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Hurricane Fluttershy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
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 up into the cloud-producing city of Cloudsdale.
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A Canterlot Wedding- Par... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 2 Episode 25: Twilight is confused by her conflicting feelings when she finds out her brother Shining Armor is marrying Celestia's niece Mi Amore.
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Flight to the Finish is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 4 Episode 5: The Cutie Mark Crusaders vie for the honor of carrying the Ponyville flag at the Equestria Games. Problems arise when Scootaloo becomes convinced that the best way to represent Ponyville is to fly during their routine.
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For Whom the Sweetie Bel... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 4 Episode 19: When Sweetie Belle becomes angry with Rarity for stealing her spotlight, Sweetie Belle deliberately sabotages a costume for one of Rarity's most elite clients. Will a visit from Luna in her dreams help get her back on the right path?
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Wonderbold Academy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 3 Episode 7: It's a dream come true when Rainbow Dash is invited to attend the Wonderbolt Academy. But when she is paired up with a Pegasus named Lightning Dust who seems to be getting ahead by being reckless, Rainbow Dash starts to question whether or not she's Wonderbolt material.
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Tanks for the Memories ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 5 Episode 5: Rainbow Dash can't accept the fact that Tank must hibernate for the winter and decides that the solution is to stop winter from coming.
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Top Bolt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 6 Episode 24: Rainbow Dash and Twilight Sparkle are sent to the Wonderbolt Academy to help two friends, Vapor Trail and Sky Stinger, solve a friendship problem that would keep them from getting into the Academy.
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Sleepless in Ponyville ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic
Season 3 Episode 6: Rainbow Dash's scary campfire stories are giving Scootaloo nightmares and she's afraid to go to sleep. But if Scootaloo wants the nightmares to go away, she'll have to face her greatest fear' her idol finding out she's a scaredy pony.