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Intro

MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC - Season 2 Show Intro - Clip

MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC - Season 2 Show Intro - Clip

The opening animation shown above was in use during both Seasons 2 and 3.

Episodes

1. The Return of Harmony (part 1)
Synopsis The peace of Equestria is threatened when Discord, spirit of Chaos, escapes from his imprisonment in stone. Twilight and her friends must defeat him using the Elements of Harmony. If only they can find them!
Working titles "Seeds of Chaos, part 1" (March 26, 2010–August 25, 2010)
"A Maze-ing Adventure, part 1" (August 25, 2010–February 9, 2011)
Notes Originally the Season 1 finale until August 6, 2010, when the episode was moved to Season 2.
2. The Return of Harmony (part 2)
Synopsis 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.
Working titles "Seeds of Chaos, part 2" (March 26, 2010–August 25, 2010)
"A Maze-ing Adventure, part 2" (August 25, 2010–February 9, 2011)
Notes Originally the Season 1 finale until August 6, 2010, when the episode was moved to Season 2.
3. Lesson Zero
Synopsis Hyper-organized Twilight panics when she can't find a lesson about friendship for her weekly letter to Princess Celestia.
4. Luna Eclipsed
Synopsis 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.
5. Sisterhooves Social
Synopsis Sweetie Belle disowns Rarity as her sister when she refuses to participate in a rough and tumble celebration of sisterly unity.
Working titles "Sissy Fit" (August 6, 2010–September 10, 2010)
Notes There was another episode titled "Smothered Brother" in the schedule, but it was removed on August 11, 2010.
6. The Cutie Pox
Synopsis Apple Bloom finally gets her Cutie Mark! But joy turns to panic as she gets as second, then a third, then a dozen cutie marks.
7. May the Best Pet Win!
Synopsis Rainbow Dash holds a flying race to determine who will win the honor of being her pet.
Working titles "No Tank You" (August 20, 2010–October 22, 2010)
"The Tortoise and the Mare" (October 22, 2010–June 23, 2011)
8. The Mysterious Mare Do Well
Synopsis A new masked avenger is stealing Rainbow Dash's thunder as Ponyville's resident hero.
Working titles "The Masked Avenger" (September 7–24, 2010)
"The Mare-Do-Well" (September 24, 2010–October 5, 2010)
Notes Before this episode, there was another one titled "Jewel Thieves", but that episode was removed on September 9, 2010.
9. Sweet and Elite
Synopsis During a successful trip to Canterlot, Rarity has to choose between the important social connections she's made in the capitol and her uncouth Ponyville friends.
Working titles "Sweetie and Elite" (September 7–21, 2010)
10. Secret of My Excess
Synopsis Spike's birthday gifts activate his greedy dragon instincts and cause an outrageous growth spurt that threatens to destroy all of Ponyville.
Working titles "Giving Dangerously" (September 20, 2010–February 7, 2011)
"Attack of the 50 Foot Dragon" (February 7, 2011–June 23, 2011)
11. Family Appreciation Day
Synopsis Apple Bloom does everything she can think of to stop Granny Smith from speaking to her class and causing everlasting embarrassment.
12. Baby Cakes
Synopsis Pinkie Pie takes on the task of babysitting the Cakes' twin toddlers but is woefully unprepared for the challenge.
13. Hearth's Warming Eve
Synopsis The six friends put on a play that illustrates how Unicorns, Pegasi and Earth Ponies put aside their differences and founded Equestria.
Notes This episode was originally going to be a Season 1 episode as a "Christmas Special".
Alternate titles "Christmas Special" (October 19, 2010–November 22, 2010)
14. The Last Roundup
Synopsis The friends travel all over Equestria to track down Applejack, who has mysteriously disappeared after attending a rodeo competition in Canterlot.
15. The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000
Synopsis The future of Sweet Apple Acres is in peril when the Apples challenge the Flim Flam brothers to a Cider Making Contest. The winner takes the farm!
Notes "Cider Horse Rules" (November 2, 2010–February 7, 2011)
16. Read It and Weep
Synopsis 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?
Working titles "Reading Rainbow" (October 19, 2010–February 17, 2011)
17. Hearts and Hooves Day
Synopsis The Cutie Mark Crusaders create a love potion to make Miss Cheerilee and Big Macintosh fall in love but quickly regret their actions when the couple starts spouting lovey-dovey baby talk
Working titles "Valentine's Day" (November 23, 2010–late 2011)
18. A Friend in Deed
Synopsis Pinkie Pie is flummoxed about what to do when she meets Cranky Doodle Donkey, the first creature to ever refuse her offer of friendship.
19. Putting Your Hoof Down
Synopsis After being pushed around one too many times, Fluttershy gets some assertiveness training from self-help guru Iron Will. The former doormat quickly turns into a bully.
Working titles "When Push Comes to Shove" (November 23, 2010–February 7, 2011)
20. It's About Time
Synopsis Twilight drives herself to distraction trying to forestall some future disaster after she receives a vague warning from her future self.
Working titles "Time Traveling Twilight" (November 23–30, 2010)
21. Dragon Quest
Synopsis Spike goes on a journey of self-discovery by joining the Great Dragon Migration. But does a rough and tumble gang of teenage dragons really hold the key to the questions Spike has about his identity?
22. Hurricane Fluttershy
Synopsis 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.
23. Ponyville Confidential
Synopsis The Cutie Mark Crusaders adopt the name 'Gabby Gums' to become the gossip columnist for their school paper. They seem to have finally found something they're good at! But is it worth the pain they cause to other ponies with their hurtful stories?
Working titles "Pony Confidential"
24. MMMystery on the Friendship Express
Synopsis Pinkie Pie starts the silliest criminal investigation in the history of Equestria when a cake she is guarding for a contest is destroyed on the way to Canterlot.
Working titles "Marsipan on the Canterlot Express"
25. A Canterlot Wedding (part 1)
Synopsis Twilight is confused by her conflicting feelings when she finds out her brother Shining Armor is marrying Celestia's niece Mi Amore.
26. A Canterlot Wedding (part 2)
Synopsis 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.

Songs

These songs were dubbed in both Japanese and Korean:

  • Find a Pet Song (May the Best Pet Win!)
  • Happy Monthiversary (Baby Cakes)
  • Piggy Dance (Baby Cakes)
  • The Flim Flam Brothers (The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000)
  • The Perfect Stallion (Hearts and Hooves Day)
  • All four songs from A Friend in Deed
  • BBBFF (A Canterlot Wedding, part 1)
  • This Day Aria (A Canterlot Wedding, part 2)

These songs were dubbed in Korean but NOT in Japanese:

  • Becoming Popular (Sweet and Elite)
  • Love is in Bloom (A Canterlot Wedding, part 2)

This song was NOT dubbed in Japanese or Korean:

  • The Heart Carol (Hearth's Warming Eve)

Production timeline

Production Phases for Episodes/Films
Phase 1PremiseThe fundamental concept that drives the plot of the episode.
Phase 2OutlineAn extended telling of the episode.
If the premise is approved, the episode moves on to this stage.
Phase 31st DraftThe first full script for the episode.
Phase 42nd DraftThe first revisions made to the script.
Phase 5PolishA much more improved version of the script.
Phase 6Locked PolishLast minute changes before the script is finalized.
Phase 7Voice RecordingAll the voices to be used in the episode are recorded.
Phase 8AnimaticA full storyboard for the whole episode.
Phase 9Post-ProductionRough cuts of the final animation are delivered.
Phase 10Final CutProduction officially concludes.
Production Phases for Songs
Phase 1First LyricsNew lyrics are written for a song.
Phase 2First DemoThe first composition of a song.
Phase 3Unmixed DemoThe final vocals are first composed, but the song itself is not yet finalized.
Phase 4Final MixThe song is officially finalized.
Date Episode(s) or song(s) Phase Notes
July 9, 2010 201: Seeds of Chaos part 1
202: Seeds of Chaos part 2
2 (Outline) Both episodes moved from Season 1 to Season 2.
July 15, 2010 201: Seeds of Chaos part 1
202: Seeds of Chaos part 2
3 (1st Draft)
July 27, 2010 201: Seeds of Chaos part 1
202: Seeds of Chaos part 2
4 (2nd Draft)
August 6, 2010 203: Lesson Zero
204: Luna Eclipsed
205: Sissy Fit
"Smothered Brother"
1 (Premise) A few weeks later, "Smothered Brother" was rejected.
August 16, 2010 201: Seeds of Chaos part 1
202: Seeds of Chaos part 2
5 (Polish)
August 19, 2010 206: The Cutie Pox
207: No Tank You
208: Jewel Thieves
1 (Premise) "Jewel Thieves" was rejected in September 2010.
August 20, 2010 201: A Maze-ing Adventure part 1
202: A Maze-ing Adventure part 2
6 (Locked Polish) Formerly titled "Seeds of Chaos".
Voice recording began shortly afterwards.
203: Lesson Zero 2 (Outline)
August 26, 2010 204: Luna Eclipsed 2 (Outline)
September 2, 2010 205: Sissy Fit 2 (Outline) Retitled "Sisterhooves Social" on September 10.
September 10, 2010 206: The Cutie Pox 2 (Outline)
September 22, 2010 207: No Tank You 2 (Outline)
September 27, 2010 203: Lesson Zero 3 (1st Draft)
October 5, 2010 203: Lesson Zero 4 (2nd Draft)
204: Luna Eclipsed 3 (1st Draft)
October 13, 2010 203: Lesson Zero 5 (Polish)
October 18, 2010 203: Lesson Zero 6 (Locked Polish)
205: Sisterhooves Social 3 (1st Draft)
October 22, 2010 206: The Cutie Pox 3 (1st Draft)
October 25, 2010 205: Sisterhooves Social 4 (2nd Draft)
October 28, 2010 205: Sisterhooves Social 6 (Locked Polish) Skipped the Polish stage.
Last-minute revisions made on November 22.
November 2, 2010 204: Luna Eclipsed 4 (2nd Draft)
206: The Cutie Pox 4 (2nd Draft)
November 4, 2010 206: The Cutie Pox 5 (Polish)
November 5, 2010 204: Luna Eclipsed 5 (Polish)
206: The Cutie Pox 6 (Locked Polish)
November 10, 2010 207: The Tortoise and the Mare 3 (1st Draft) Formerly titled "No Tank You".
November 11, 2010 204: Luna Eclipsed 6 (Locked Polish) Last-minute revisions made on November 19 and 22.
November 16, 2010 207: The Tortoise and the Mare 4 (2nd Draft)
November 22, 2010 207: The Tortoise and the Mare 5 (Polish)
November 23, 2010 203: Lesson Zero 7 (Voice Recording)
207: The Tortoise and the Mare 6 (Locked Polish) Last-minute revisions made on November 24.
December 2, 2010 204: Luna Eclipsed 7 (Voice Recording)
December 9, 2010 205: Sisterhooves Social 7 (Voice Recording)
December 16, 2010 206: The Cutie Pox 7 (Voice Recording)
January 20, 2011 207: The Tortoise and the Mare 7 (Voice Recording)

Release Dates

Episode title English (US) Spanish (LA) Portuguese (Brazil) Japanese Korean
The Return of Harmony, part 1 September 17, 2011 December 3-7, 2012 October 1, 2013 September 17-18, 2014
The Return of Harmony, part 2 September 24, 2011 October 8, 2013
Lesson Zero October 15, 2011 October 15, 2013 September 24-25, 2014
Luna Eclipsed October 22, 2011 October 22, 2013
Sisterhooves Social November 5, 2011 October 29, 2013 October 1-2, 2014
The Cutie Pox November 12, 2011 January 21-22, 2013 November 5, 2013
May the Best Pet Win! November 19, 2011 November 12, 2013 October 8-9, 2014
The Mysterious Mare Do Well November 26, 2011 April 3, 2013 April 10, 2013 November 19, 2013
Sweet and Elite December 3, 2011 January 24, 2013 November 26, 2013 October 15-16, 2014
Secret of My Excess December 10, 2011 April 5, 2013 April 12, 2013 December 3, 2013
Family Appreciation Day January 7, 2012 October 1, 2013 September 30, 2013 (Netflix) December 10, 2013 October 20-23, 2014
Baby Cakes January 14, 2012 May 13, 2013 May 18, 2013 December 17, 2013
Hearth's Warming Eve December 17, 2011 January 23, 2013 December 24, 2013
The Last Roundup January 21, 2012 May 14-17, 2013 May 19, 2013 January 2, 2014
The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000 January 28, 2012 May 25-26, 2013 January 7, 2014 October 27-30, 2014
Read It and Weep February 4, 2012 January 14, 2014
Hearts and Hooves Day February 11, 2012 June 1-2, 2013 January 21, 2014
A Friend in Deed February 18, 2012 June 4, 2013 January 28, 2014
Putting Your Hoof Down March 3, 2012 June 6, 2013 June 8, 2013 February 4, 2014 November 3-6, 2014
It's About Time March 10, 2012 June 11, 2013 June 29, 2013 February 11, 2014
Dragon Quest March 17, 2012 June 13, 2013 June 15-16, 2013 February 18, 2014
Hurricane Fluttershy March 24, 2012 June 18, 2013 February 25, 2014
Ponyville Confidential March 31, 2012 June 20, 2013 June 22-23, 2013 March 4, 2014 November 10-13, 2014
MMMystery on the Friendship Express April 7, 2012 June 25, 2013 March 11, 2014
A Canterlot Wedding, part 1 April 21, 2012 December 1, 2012 March 18, 2014
A Canterlot Wedding, part 2 April 21, 2012 March 25, 2014

Character appearances

Individual

01 - Twilight Sparkle 02 - Pinkie Pie 03 - Fluttershy 04 - Rainbow Dash 05 - Rarity 06 - Applejack
Episodes they each appeared in 23 22 21 21 21 22
Episodes they each appeared in but didn't speak 0.png 0.png 1 1 1 1
Episodes they each did not appear in 3 4 4 4 4 3

In an early version of Hurricane Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie was scripted in the first scene, but was sadly cut from the final episode. Had her part been left in, this would've given Pinkie Pie a total of 23 appearances for the season, tying her for the lead with Twilight.

Pairs

Appearances in the same episode
(excluding silent cameos)
Absences in the same episode
01 - Twilight Sparkle 02 - Pinkie Pie 21 2
01 - Twilight Sparkle 03 - Fluttershy 20 2
01 - Twilight Sparkle 04 - Rainbow Dash 21 3
01 - Twilight Sparkle 05 - Rarity 19 1
01 - Twilight Sparkle 06 - Applejack 20 1
02 - Pinkie Pie 03 - Fluttershy 20 3
02 - Pinkie Pie 04 - Rainbow Dash 20 3
02 - Pinkie Pie 05 - Rarity 19 3
02 - Pinkie Pie 06 - Applejack 20 2
03 - Fluttershy 04 - Rainbow Dash 20 3
03 - Fluttershy 05 - Rarity 19 3
03 - Fluttershy 06 - Applejack 19 2
04 - Rainbow Dash 05 - Rarity 18 2
04 - Rainbow Dash 06 - Applejack 19 2
05 - Rarity 06 - Applejack 20 3

DVDs

The first two DVDs contained episodes within the first two seasons. Both were released in 2012. The complete season boxset was released on May 14, 2013.

Video Clips

The Show

Episode Clip Upload date
The Return of Harmony (part 1)
"My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" - Season 2 Premiere Clip

"My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" - Season 2 Premiere Clip

September 12, 2011
The Return of Harmony (part 1)
"My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" - Season 2 Clip

"My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" - Season 2 Clip

September 15, 2011
The Return of Harmony (part 2)
"The Return of Harmony - Part 2" - My Little Pony Friendship is Magic

"The Return of Harmony - Part 2" - My Little Pony Friendship is Magic

September 22, 2011
Lesson Zero
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - Lesson Zero (TV Clip)

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - Lesson Zero (TV Clip)

August 29, 2012
Luna Eclipsed
MLP Friendship is Magic – ‘Tales of Nightmare Moon’ ft

MLP Friendship is Magic – ‘Tales of Nightmare Moon’ ft. Zecora Official Clip

November 29, 2011
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - Luna Eclipsed (TV Clip)

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - Luna Eclipsed (TV Clip)

August 30, 2012
May the Best Pet Win!
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - May the Best Pet Win!

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - May the Best Pet Win!

November 17, 2011
The Mysterious Mare Do Well
The Hub - My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Season 2, Ep 8 The Mysterious Mare Do Well

The Hub - My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Season 2, Ep 8 The Mysterious Mare Do Well

December 6, 2011
Hearth's Warming Eve
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - Hearth's Warming Eve Preview 1

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - Hearth's Warming Eve Preview 1

December 13, 2011
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - Hearth's Warming Eve Preview 2

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - Hearth's Warming Eve Preview 2

The Last Roundup
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - "The Last Round Up" Clip

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - "The Last Round Up" Clip

January 19, 2012
Hearts and Hooves Day
My Little Pony FIM - Hearts and Hooves Day Clip 2 - The Hub

My Little Pony FIM - Hearts and Hooves Day Clip 2 - The Hub

February 1, 2012
Read It and Weep
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Read it and Weep - Clip

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Read it and Weep - Clip

February 3, 2012
Putting Your Hoof Down
My Little Pony FiM - "Putting Your Hoof Down" (Clip) - The Hub

My Little Pony FiM - "Putting Your Hoof Down" (Clip) - The Hub

March 1, 2012
It's About Time
My Little Pony FiM "It's About Time" (Clip) - The Hub

My Little Pony FiM "It's About Time" (Clip) - The Hub

March 8, 2012
Dragon Quest
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "Dragon Quest" (Clip) - The Hub

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "Dragon Quest" (Clip) - The Hub

March 16, 2012
Hurricane Fluttershy
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "Hurricane Fluttershy" (Promo) - The Hub

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "Hurricane Fluttershy" (Promo) - The Hub

March 18, 2012
Ponyville Confidential
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "Ponyville Confidential" (Promo) - The Hub

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "Ponyville Confidential" (Promo) - The Hub

March 29, 2012
MMMystery on the Friendship Express
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "MMMystery on the Friendship Express" (Promo) - The Hub

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "MMMystery on the Friendship Express" (Promo) - The Hub

April 5, 2012
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "MMMystery on the Friendship Express" (Clip) - The Hub

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "MMMystery on the Friendship Express" (Clip) - The Hub

April 6, 2012
A Canterlot Wedding (part 1)
MLP Friendship is Magic - 'Baking the Cake' A Canterlot Wedding Official Clip

MLP Friendship is Magic - 'Baking the Cake' A Canterlot Wedding Official Clip

November 14, 2012
A Canterlot Wedding (part 2)
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - The Royal Wedding (Promo) - The Hub

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - The Royal Wedding (Promo) - The Hub

March 23, 2012
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2" (Clip) - The Hub

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic "A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2" (Clip) - The Hub

March 29, 2012
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - The Royal Wedding (Promo 2) - The Hub

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - The Royal Wedding (Promo 2) - The Hub

April 16, 2012

Promo: 8-Bit Video Game

The commercial shown below was uploaded on May 3, 2012.

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - 8 bit (Promo) - The Hub

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - 8 bit (Promo) - The Hub

Bonus Material

Title Description Upload date
Season 2 Mashup A two-minute montage of short clips. November 15, 2013
Twilight Sparkle Goes to Ponyville A much longer, four-minute montage of clips from this season. November 15, 2013
Theme Song Music Video A music video featuring clips from Seasons 1-2 playing over an extended version of the show's theme song. February 7, 2014
"Appleoosa" starring Applejack
  • February 7, 2014 (Hasbro Studios Shorts)
  • February 26, 2014 (My Little Pony Official)
Rarity's Fashion Police
  • February 7, 2014 (Hasbro Studios Shorts)
  • February 26, 2014 (My Little Pony Official)
Pinkie Pie's Guide to Formal Dancing
  • February 7, 2014 (Hasbro Studios Shorts)
  • February 26, 2014 (My Little Pony Official)
Rainbow Dash's High Performance
  • April 21, 2014 (My Little Pony Official)
  • October 23, 2014 (Hasbro Studios Shorts)
Twilight Sparkle's To-Do List (Note: The last clip in this montage is from the first episode of Season 4.)
  • April 22, 2014 (My Little Pony Official)
  • October 16, 2014 (Hasbro Studios Shorts)
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