Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library
Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library

Spice Up Your Life is the 12th Season 6 episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

This episode last aired on Discovery Family on April 19, 2019, during Pinkie Pie's Mane Month.


Pinkie Pie and Rarity are called to Canterlot by the map to solve a friendship problem. They discover a father and daughter whose relationship is strained as they struggle to keep their restaurant open. Pinkie and Rarity both want to help, but have different ideas on what "help" means.

Production timeline

February 16, 2015 Premise written by Michael Vogel.
February 27, 2015 Episode listed as #613, replacing A Glimmer of an Idea.
March 10, 2015 Outline written.
March 12, 2015 Episode moved up to #612.
April 13, 2015 First draft of the script written.
April 20, 2015 Second draft of the script written.
April 24, 2015 Polish draft written.
April 27, 2015 Script approved.
May 1, 2015 Final draft.
May 15, 2015 Piano demo for "It's Gonna Work" composed and performed.
June 10–July 2, 2015 Voice recording in session.
June 23, 2015 Final mix of "It's Gonna Work" composed and performed.
September 1, 2015 Another final mix of "It's Gonna Work" performed.
October 29, 2015 Animatic submitted for review.
March 14, 2016 Client cut of animated episode submitted for review.
April 14, 2016 Musical score added.
May 2, 2016 Completed production.


This episode features the following characters:

Main characters
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Pinkie Pie
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Other characters
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Twilight Sparkle
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03 - Fluttershy.png
04 - Rainbow Dash.png
Rainbow Dash
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08 - Starlight Glimmer.png
Starlight Glimmer

Home media

DVDs with this episode:

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Season Six
(November 7, 2017)