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Questions tagged [my-little-pony]

For questions about any media in the "My Little Pony" franchise. Questions about the TV series "Friendship is Magic" should additionally have the [my-little-pony-fim] tag. The franchise is based on Hasbro's My Little Pony line of toys.

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The Tree of Applejack's Parents?

At the end of "The Perfect Pear" episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, the Apple family somehow spot a tree that sprouted from Bright Mac and Buttercup's seeds at one of the local orchards --...
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Is “A Bird in the Hoof” a reference to “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?”

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets chapter 12, Harry Potter has a meeting with the most powerful wizard Headmaster Dumbledore, the one who everyone either respects or fears. In the meeting, ...
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Was the original Pinkie Pie destroyed at the Mirror Pool?

"Pinkie Pie" is one of the mane 6 in "My Little Pony, Friendship is Magic". Being a pony with a "cutie mark" she is touched by some of the most powerful magic in the land, though she is not a magic-...
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What pony has this sun and hearts cutie mark?

Can anyone tell me what pony, if any, has this sun and hearts cutie mark? It popped up on a list of cutie marks, but I couldn’t find who it belongs to.
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Who are Princess Celestia and Princess Luna's mother and father?

Who are Princess Celestia and Princess Luna's parents?
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How does equestria justify the changling famine (if it exists)?

So in the season two finale for mlp:friendship is magic it's revealed that's there's a whole nation of changlings that feeds on love kept segregated from the rest of pony society. Now I get that ...
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How does Sunset have a home?

Since the 2018 Equestria Girls special Forgotten Friendship confirmed that Sunset is indeed not homeless, one now has to ask: how can she have a home? since her not having any Earth money, official ID'...
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Do we know if mares outnumber the stallions in Ponyville?

From what I've seen in the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic cartoons it seems like there are many more mares than stallions. I'm not talking about speaking roles exclusively. It seems in general, ...
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Is the scene where Twilight Sparkle retrieves the Staff of Sacanas an homage to something?

Twilight Sparkle descending from the clouds in an angelic pose holding the Staff of Sacanas looks really familiar. My instinct is it's a reference to an old painting. Where is it from?
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Does Tempest have a Cutie Mark?

In My Little Pony: The Movie (2017), Tempest Shadow is never shown with a cutie mark. As an adult she is always wearing her suit of armor, and as a filly in a flashback she doesn't appear to (yet) ...
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Does Equestria have elections?

The country of Equestria in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic seems to be a dual monarchy (or, if you want to be strict with language, a principality) ruled by Princesses Celestia and Luna (with a ...
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Are there other artwork foreshadowings in “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic”, like the one in the pilot?

My 5 year old daughter showed me this while we were re-watching the pilot episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. This is very early in the episode, and long before the "bad pony" has been ...
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How much do alicorns weigh?

It's been established in another post the weights of Pegasi, unicorns, and Earth ponies, but one there's one thing I haven't figured out that's related to that: how much do alicorns weigh?
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What is the name of the river that flows through Ponyville?

Most of the maps of Equestria show a river flowing through Ponyville but I have not found one where the river is named (see example below). What is the name of the river that flows through Ponyville?
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Do the ponies of Equestria have non-exile space travel?

In the first story arc of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Is there any indication that the ponies of Equestria have access to space travel in any way, whether technological or magical, that they ...
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Were Celestia and Luna born as alicorn?

Disclaimer: This question contains unmarked spoilers for season six of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. By now, most people should have seen the episodes here discussed, but just in case avoid the ...
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What is the weight of ponies of the My Little Pony universe?

The question of ponies' height has been thoroughly researched: it looks like the adult ponies are around 100 - 120 cm (3 ft. 4 in. to 4 feet) high. But how much do they weigh?
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Are these songs from “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic”?

Are these songs from "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic"?
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I have a statue on a fountain near the town hall in Ponyville. Who am I?

Similar to what b_jonas did in his question I have a portrait in the classroom and a bust in the library. Who am I?, I too was wondering about a statue that appear in the MLP:FiM show. This is a very ...
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I have a portrait in the classroom and a bust in the library. Who am I?

I would like to find out the identity of a certain horse who I believe we see only in works of art within the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic series. This horse has a framed portrait in the ...
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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 ...
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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 the season 5 poster?

At the middle of season 5 of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Hasbro has released a partly censored S5 cast poster. The poster shows most of the cast of the season, with many characters hidden by ...
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In the Optimalverse, why must the virtual form of the “emigrants” be a pony?

The objective function of the AI "Celestia" in "My Little Pony: Friendship is Optimal" is to satisfy human values through Friendship and Ponies. The only restriction she has is that for her to do ...
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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 ...