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The Best Episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Every episode of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic!

Journey to the enchanted land of Equestria, where unicorn Twilight Sparkle and her pals have adventures and learn valuable lessons about friendship.

Genres:AnimationComedySci-Fi & FantasyKids

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The best episode of "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" is "The Perfect Pear", rated 9.5/10 from 853 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by Joanna Lewis, Kristine Songco. "The Perfect Pear" aired on 8/5/2017 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Twilight's Kingdom (2)".

  • The Perfect Pear
    9.5/10 853 votes

    #1 - The Perfect Pear

    Season 7 Episode 13 - Aired 2017-08-05

    Applejack and her siblings discover a few surprises when they set out to unravel the mystery of the feud between the Apple and Pear families.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Joanna Lewis, Kristine Songco

  • Twilight's Kingdom (2)
    9.3/10 971 votes

    #2 - Twilight's Kingdom (2)

    Season 4 Episode 26 - Aired 2014-05-10

    The other princesses transfer all of their magical power to Twilight in hopes of saving Equestria.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Meghan McCarthy

  • The Last Problem
    9.3/10 602 votes

    #3 - The Last Problem

    Season 9 Episode 26 - Aired 2019-10-12

    Twilight Sparkle and friends tell a story about how Twilight had to make a difficult decision when Celestia and Luna retire and hand the throne to Twilight who must choose to either be the rightful ruler of Equestria or stay in Ponyville with her friends.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Josh Haber

  • A Canterlot Wedding (2)
    9.2/10 1,118 votes

    #4 - A Canterlot Wedding (2)

    Season 2 Episode 26 - Aired 2012-04-21

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

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Meghan McCarthy

  • Slice of Life
    9.2/10 835 votes

    #5 - Slice of Life

    Season 5 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-06-13

    In this special 100th episode, Twilight Sparkle, Fluttershy, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie and Rarity battle a monster as the rest of Ponyville rushes to make it to a wedding on time.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: M.A. Larson

  • Crusaders of the Lost Mark
    9.2/10 636 votes

    #6 - Crusaders of the Lost Mark

    Season 5 Episode 18 - Aired 2015-10-10

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Amy Keating Rogers

  • Amending Fences
    9.1/10 713 votes

    #7 - Amending Fences

    Season 5 Episode 12 - Aired 2015-07-04

    After reminiscing about her Canterlot days, Twilight realizes that she left for Ponyville without really saying goodbye to her old friends, and tries to reconnect and re-open friendships lost.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: M.A. Larson

  • A Royal Problem
    9.1/10 599 votes

    #8 - A Royal Problem

    Season 7 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-06-10

    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!

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Joanna Lewis, Kristine Songco

  • The Return of Harmony (2)
    9.0/10 1,033 votes

    #9 - The Return of Harmony (2)

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2011-09-24

    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?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: M.A. Larson

  • Twilight's Kingdom (1)
    9.0/10 884 votes

    #10 - Twilight's Kingdom (1)

    Season 4 Episode 25 - Aired 2014-05-10

    Princess Celestia chooses Discord over Princess Twilight to help track down a villain.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Meghan McCarthy

  • Sounds of Silence
    9.0/10 478 votes

    #11 - Sounds of Silence

    Season 8 Episode 23 - Aired 2018-09-29

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Gregory Bonsignore

  • The Cutie Mark Chronicles
    8.9/10 922 votes

    #12 - The Cutie Mark Chronicles

    Season 1 Episode 23 - Aired 2011-04-15

    Every pony with a cutie mark has a different story to tell about how they earned it. Taking a break from searching for their special talents, the Cutie Mark Crusaders decide to ask Rainbow Dash and the others about their marks, eventually discovering a surprising connection.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: M.A. Larson

  • Party of One
    8.9/10 1,011 votes

    #13 - Party of One

    Season 1 Episode 25 - Aired 2011-04-29

    After a successful birthday party for 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. Pinkie Pie grows suspicious and sets out to solve the mystery.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Meghan McCarthy

  • The Return of Harmony (1)
    8.9/10 1,020 votes

    #14 - The Return of Harmony (1)

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2011-09-17

    The peace of Equestria is threatened when Discord, a mischievous spirit of disharmony, escapes from his imprisonment in stone. Twilight and her friends must defeat him using the Elements of Harmony. If only they can find them!

    Director: N/A

    Writer: M.A. Larson

  • A Canterlot Wedding (1)
    8.9/10 938 votes

    #15 - A Canterlot Wedding (1)

    Season 2 Episode 25 - Aired 2012-04-21

    Twilight Sparkle is confused by her conflicting feelings when she finds out her brother, Shining Armor, is marrying Princess Celestia's niece, Cadance.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Meghan McCarthy

  • Pinkie Pride
    8.9/10 870 votes

    #16 - Pinkie Pride

    Season 4 Episode 12 - Aired 2014-02-01

    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 birthday party for Rainbow Dash. Guest voiceover by Weird Al.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Big Mac Question
    8.9/10 413 votes

    #17 - The Big Mac Question

    Season 9 Episode 23 - Aired 2019-10-05

    When Big Mac and Sugar Belle decide to propose to each other, everything their friends do to help ends up making a mess of the whole thing.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Michael Vogel, Josh Haber

  • The Ending of the End (1)
    8.9/10 482 votes

    #18 - The Ending of the End (1)

    Season 9 Episode 24 - Aired 2019-10-12

    A villainous alliance unleashes their power on Equestria.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Nicole Dubuc

  • The Ending of the End (2)
    8.9/10 491 votes

    #19 - The Ending of the End (2)

    Season 9 Episode 25 - Aired 2019-10-12

    The Mane Six face off against Equestria's most dangerous foes.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Michael Vogel

  • Lesson Zero
    8.8/10 995 votes

    #20 - Lesson Zero

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2011-10-15

    Hyper-organized Twilight panics when she can’t find a lesson about friendship for her weekly letter to Princess Celestia.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Meghan McCarthy

  • Hurricane Fluttershy
    8.8/10 852 votes

    #21 - Hurricane Fluttershy

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2012-03-24

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Cindy Morrow

  • The Cutie Map (1)
    8.8/10 750 votes

    #22 - The Cutie Map (1)

    Season 5 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-04-04

    The Mane 6 are summoned to solve a friendship problem only to find a utopian village where everyone has given up their Cutie Marks.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Cutie Map (2)
    8.8/10 727 votes

    #23 - The Cutie Map (2)

    Season 5 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-04-04

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Frenemies
    8.8/10 464 votes

    #24 - Frenemies

    Season 9 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-05-18

    Grogar sends his legion of doom on a mission to become allies, but his plan works too well and they almost become friends.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Michael Vogel

  • Sonic Rainboom
    8.7/10 855 votes

    #25 - Sonic Rainboom

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2011-02-18

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: M.A. Larson