My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is a children's fantasy television series created by Lauren Faust and is part of the My Little Pony franchise.

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What is Zephyr Breeze's special talent according to his Cutie Mark?

Typically, in the MLP universe, once a pony realizes their special talent, their Cutie Mark materializes and that pony spends their lives utilizing that skill, having realized that it was what they ...
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Was this official picture ever commented on by the MLP:FiM show staff?

As some people may know, the official MLP:FiM collectable card game is notorious for reusing show pictures / flash puppet / vectors from the actual show for the artwork used on most of the cards (...
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Who is the green bearded painter unicorn in S6 E4 “On Your Marks”?

The recent episode S6 E4 “On Your Marks” of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic has a short scene of a painting lesson in a studio. There are eight ponies in that scene. We (the fans of the show ...
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When was Starswirl the Bearded alive in relation to the events of the MLP: FIM TV show?

Starswirl the Bearded is referenced often enough in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic to be clear that he was an important character in the history of the universe the show is based in. But, I ...
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What is the speck moving in the sky in the very last scene of My Little Pony: FIM S6 E2?

In the newest episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, S6 E2 “The Crystalling, part 2”, at the very last scene before the end credits start, there's a small moving speck visible in the sky. ...
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Why did Starswirl the Bearded invent an 'amniomorphic spell'?

In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (S2 E4, Luna Eclipsed), one of the main characters, Twilight Sparkle, was extolling the virtues of a wizard from ancient times, called Starswirl the Bearded. She ...
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Do My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic ponies have coats?

Real life ponies have long hair on their manes and tails, and shorter hair covering their bodies. Friendship is Magic ponies clearly have manes and tails, but do they have hair elsewhere? Their skin ...
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Why does Princess Twilight Sparkle's castle lack guards and other servants?

Both the Castle of the Two Sisters (Princesses Celestia/Luna) and the Crystal Empire (Princess Cadence) contain several guards and other useful servants to help maintain things. Yet, the only ponies ...
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Does Scootaloo have biological parents or is she adopted?

In a scene at Scootaloo's house, her parents do not make an appearance. However, Sweetie Belle and Apple Bloom both have had parents which are shown in multiple episodes. Why don't we ever see ...
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What is the significance of the Element of Harmony in Spike's stash during the S2E10?

We know from the season premiere that there are 6 Elements of Harmony, but does a 7th one exist, perhaps linked to Sunset Shimmer or any other pony? I am asking this because in Secret of My Excess, ...
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Is Pinkie Pie psychic in My Little Pony:Friendship is Magic?

In Equestria Girl movies and some MLP episodes it seems like Pinkie Pie knows what going to happen before it does like in Equestria Girls 1 she knows that Twilight Sparkle isn't from their world, but ...
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Does Sunset Shimmer have a human equivalent?

Sunset Shimmer, to the best of my understanding, is a pony who was sent to Canterlot High by Princess Celestia. We've seen plenty of human counterparts including counterparts for all of the main ...
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Is there a superhero who has notably super-strong teeth?

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic season 5 episode 18 “Crusaders of the Lost Mark” has a colt with “super teeth”, who can lift a heavy see-saw by grabbing one end with his teeth. (This pony is ...
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Are Equestria's Princesss Celestia and EG Principal Celestia aware of each other?

Being Celestia, one might assume they know quite more than what is shown. The fact Principal Celestia is unfazed at the end of EG with all the destruction going around and the SFX from the magic ...
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Who are the two yellow mares in this cropped part of a recently released image that may contain spoilers about future episodes?

There is a certain image released by Hasbro recently, which, if you look at it carefully, contains important spoiler hints about future episodes in season 5. A description of the image follows in the ...
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Can multiple ponies have the same special Talent?

Can multiple ponies (especially unicorns) have the same talent? Could another unicorn have Twilight's talent for magic, for example?
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Could casting multiple “Star Swirl's unfinished spells” solve the Magical Mystery cure

In Magical Mystery Cure (S03E13) an unfinished Star Swirl's spell causes the Elements of Harmony to swap color. In the remainder of the episode Twilight Sparkle aims to restore the damage by ...
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What are the rules for using “Nobody” and “Nopony”?

I recently watched an episode of My Little Pony where Twilight says "Nobody". It's in the episode "Over A Barrel" where she says "Why won't anybody be rational or reasonable?" This runs contrary to ...
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Why are the pony engineers pulling the train in Over a Barrel?

This is the only time they pull the train. The rest of the time they are driving the train like an engineer. Was this only a plot device for this episode or did I miss the real reason somewhere?
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Why is there such an odd mix of technology in Equestria?

They have steam engines to pull trains and sky scrapers in Manehattan but use candles to light with and fireflies in lanterns. They must have steel mills to make steel for rails and beams for building....
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What are the dragons' types in My Little Pony : Friendship Is Magic?

There are several different dragons in My Little Pony : Friendship Is Magic. I was wondering if they have already been classified or if there is a name for their types? Specifically, I want to know ...
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What can Twilight Sparkle take with her when teleporting?

In S4E1, we see Twilight Sparkle flying fast with Spike on her back. Heading directly towards the Golden Oak Library, she's going too fast to stop, so she teleports herself inside. Spike remains, ...
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Was the ponies' knowledge of Night Mare Moon retconned in “Luna Eclipsed”?

In the episode "Luna Eclipsed" (S02E04) the ponies celebrate their own version of Halloween where the children have to "sacrifice" part of their candy to Night Mare Moon. It is stated throughout the ...
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Is there an entire day missing from the story?

In the Equestria Girls movie, Princess Luna specifically states that Twilight will have THREE days to finish her mission or the portal closes. It is shown that Twilight sleeps in the library once (...
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The Alicorn-Earth Pony Connection

If Alicorns can do magic like Unicorns, and Fly like Pegasi, do they also have Earth Ponies' Nature Magic? Relatedly, can Earth Ponies become Alicorns, ever, or is this something only Unicorns and ...
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Why do the Apples have such a strong accent?

Largely speaking, residents of Ponyville speak with a generic General American accent. Non-resident, cousin Babs Seed has a stereotypical New York accent. Rarity, who was born in Ponyville, speaks ...
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What is the significance of the background alicorns?

In Lesson Zero, Twilight worries about being sent back to Magic Kindergarten, and we see her daydream about a room full of foals teasing her: In the back row on the right, we have a filly with both ...
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If the ponies are vegetarian, why do they raise pigs?

From everything I've seen so far, the ponies seem to be herbivores. We never see them eat meat products of any kind. But the Apple family raises pigs in their farm (Season 3 Episode 10 "Spike at Your ...
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How much does Celestia know about Zecora?

Have the two - Princess Celestia and Zecora - ever met in the canon works? (comics including). I guess Princess Celestia might know of Zecora from Twilight's friendship reports, and possibly from Luna ...
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Do any of the other “Mane Six” have surnames?

By-and-large, surnames seem to be completely ignored in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - with two exceptions that I can think of: Mr. and Mrs. Cake The Apple Family, though none of this family ...
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How do pegasi move clouds in My Little Pony: Friendship in Magic? [closed]

In the television series My Little Pony: Friendship in Magic, pegasus ponies are shown to have the ability to move clouds on several occasions and also demonstrate the ability to incite rain, as seen ...
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How did Princess Cadence rule over the Crystal Empire if it had vanished?

I think this might be a plot hole because if it had vanished, how the heck would she have been able to rule it?
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What was Star Swirl the Bearded's spell *supposed* to do?

"From one to another, another to one. A mark of one's destiny singled out alone, fulfilled." — Star Swirl the Bearded's unfinished spell In Magical Mystery Cure, Princess Celestia sends Twilight ...
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Is there a king or queen of Equestria?

Typically, princes and princesses are the children of the king and queen. So far, we have seen princes and princesses in Equestria (Celestia, Luna, Blueblood, Cadence, Shining Armor) and saw ...
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Is it possible to suffer from frostbite and sunburn simultaneously?

In the most recent episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Rarity makes the amusing claim that she has given the townsfolk both frostbite and sunburn both in rapid succession, due to her poor ...
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What does the Mirror Pool actually duplicate?

In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Season 3, Episode 3: Too Many Pinkie Pies, Pinkie Pie uses the Mirror Pool to make clones of herself so that she can have fun in multiple places simultaneously. ...
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On which episodes the Royal Wedding Castle Playset is based?

I got from an exclusive source that my daughter will get the Royal Wedding Castle Playset from Santa this year. She watch the french translation of the show, which is a season late compared to the ...
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Why does Spike eat gems in My Little Pony Friendship is Magic?

In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Spike is a Dragon that eat gemstones. Here's some proof for the distrustful: Maybe it's me that don't know a lot about the Dragons lore, but it's the first ...
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Are earth ponies represented in the government of Equestria?

It seems that while Equestria's government is ruled at the top as a monarchy/oligarchy by Princess Celestia (a pony with both a horn and wings) and Princess Luna (the same type of pony as Celestia). ...
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What does Derpy's cutie mark mean?

This is Derpy: As we know, in the MLP:FiM universe, cutie marks indicate a pony's special talent or individualizing feature. Derpy's is a bunch of bubbles. What does this cutie mark mean? Or, ...
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What is Big Macintosh wearing? Why is his tail short?

Here's an image of Big Macintosh: What does he have around his neck? Also, why is his tail short?
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What is the relative scale of the My Little Pony universe?

Quite simply, how do the people(?) and things in the MLP universe compare to real-world equivalents? Are the ponies the size of people, or RL ponies? Or smaller/bigger? How about things like trees or ...
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Are all Alicorns Royal?

All the Princess' in the My Little Pony, Friendship is Magic series have both wings and a horn. Is this a trend, or a coincidence? I suppose I want to know, which one implies the other? Are they royal ...
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Why didn't Twilight notice the cause of her friends changes sooner?

In A Return to Harmony, for the vast majority of the time that the rest of the Mane 6 are greyish, Twilight seems to not notice and think they've just had a change of heart somehow. This being in the ...
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How powerful is Twilight Sparkle?

Over the course of season one it seemed as though Twilights repertoire of magic was rather narrow, but as season two has progressed she has gained more and more magical power. She can perform time and ...
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What kind of authority does Rainbow Dash have?

In Hurricane Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash takes charge of the Pegasi of Ponyville to lift water for Cloudsdale. Does she have some sort of official command, or is she just taking charge of her own accord?
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Can goats talk?

The Goats in Putting Your Hoof Down are clearly sentient, but they don't speak. Are they able to talk or are they just quiet?
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Do mules or hinnies exist?

In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic we see numerous types of creatures: ponies (obviously), zebras, buffalo, sheep, donkeys, dragons, as well as numerous woodland and farm creatures such as ...
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Are only hoofed creatures sentient?

In My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic I've noticed that creatures such as ponies, buffalo, and sheep will speak, while rabbits and other woodland creatures make vaguely intelligible chirping/babbling ...
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How long is a pony year/season?

As we see in the MLP universe the ponies themselves have control over when seasons change (via Winter Wrap Up, Fall Run, etc) so there is no natural reason for seasons to change. Is there any ...