The opening animation shown above was in use during both Seasons 2 and 3.
1. The Return of Harmony, part 1
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!
2. The Return of Harmony, part 2
Discords 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.
3. Lesson Zero
Hyper-organized Twilight panics when she can't find a lesson about friendship for her weekly letter to Princess Celestia.
4. Luna Eclipsed
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
Sweetie Belle disowns Rarity as her sister when she refuses to participate in a rough and tumble celebration of sisterly unity.
6. The Cutie Pox
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!
Rainbow Dash holds a flying race to determine who will win the honor of being her pet.
8. The Mysterious Mare Do Well
A new masked avenger is stealing Rainbow Dash's thunder as Ponyville's resident hero.
9. Sweet and Elite
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.
10. Secret of My Excess
Spike's birthday gifts activate his greedy dragon instincts and cause an outrageous growth spurt that threatens to destroy all of Ponyville.
11. Family Appreciation Day
Apple Bloom does everything she can think of to stop Granny Smith from speaking to her class and causing everlasting embarrassment.
12. Baby Cakes
Pinkie Pie takes on the task of babysitting the Cakes' twin toddlers but is woefully unprepared for the challenge.
13. Hearth's Warming Eve
The six friends put on a play that illustrates how Unicorns, Pegasi and Earth Ponies put aside their differences and founded Equestria.
14. The Last Roundup
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
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!
16. Read It and Weep
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?
17. Hearts and Hooves Day
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.
18. A Friend in Deed
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
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.
20. It's About Time
Twilight drives herself to distraction trying to forestall some future disaster after she receives a vague warning from her future self.
21. Dragon Quest
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
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
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?
24. MMMystery on the Friendship Express
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.
25. A Canterlot Wedding, part 1
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
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.
|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|
Characters' rankings for this season
|Episodes appeared||Appearance time||Main focus episodes||Overall|
|Twilight Sparkle||1st Place (23)||1st Place (≈7,700)||2nd Place (3)||1st Place|
|Pinkie Pie||3rd Place (22)||2nd Place (≈5,900)||2nd Place (3)||2nd Place|
|Rainbow Dash||4th Place (21 + 1 cameo)||3rd Place (≈5,800)||1st Place (4)||3rd Place|
|Rarity||4th Place (21 + 1 cameo)||4th Place (≈5,300)||4th Place (2)||4th Place|
|Fluttershy||4th Place (21 + 1 cameo)||5th Place (≈4,350)||4th Place (2)||5th Place|
|Applejack||2nd Place (22 + 1 cameo)||Last Place (≈4,200)||Last Place (1)||Last Place|
|S||Appearance without any dialogue|
|B||Appearance (as a background pony)|
|D||No appearance, but has dialogue|
|M||No appearance, but mentioned by another character|
|A||Not yet released; appearance expected|
|R||Not yet released; recommended for appearance but not guaranteed|
|N||Not yet released; absolutely not recommended for appearance|
|Pinkie Pie and/or Fluttershy||Y||Y||Y||Y||N||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y||N||Y||Y||Y||Y||N||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
Appearances by rank:
|Episode title||Twilight Sparkle||Pinkie Pie||Rainbow Dash||Applejack||Rarity||Fluttershy|
|The Return of Harmony, part 1||7||9||8||3||5||4|
|The Return of Harmony, part 2||4||8||14||4||6||5|
|The Cutie Pox||16||22||22||9||21||24|
|May the Best Pet Win!||19||17||2||14||16||7|
|The Mysterious Mare Do Well||17||19||1||12||18||16|
|Sweet and Elite||15||16||15||17||1||14|
|Secret of My Excess||9||18||17||15||9||15|
|Hearth's Warming Eve||10||4||5||2||3||3|
|Family Appreciation Day||25||24||24||13||24||25|
|The Last Roundup||11||5||6||1||8||6|
|The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000||18||14||9||5||17||12|
|Read It and Weep||14||15||3||20||15||13|
|Hearts and Hooves Day||23||25||25||24||25||26|
|A Friend in Deed||22||1||21||23||22||22|
|Putting Your Hoof Down||26||6||26||25||4||1|
|It's About Time||1||7||18||22||20||19|
|MMMystery on the Friendship Express||8||3||10||10||13||9|
|A Canterlot Wedding, part 1||2||10||11||6||7||8|
|A Canterlot Wedding, part 2||6||11||13||8||14||11|
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.
|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||
|Rarity's Fashion Police||
|Pinkie Pie's Guide to Formal Dancing||
|Rainbow Dash's High Performance||
|Twilight Sparkle's To-Do List||(Note: The last clip in this montage is from the first episode of Season 4.)||
The second season of Friendship Friday began on November 25, 2016, and ran through March 24, 2017. 34 clips (3 from Season 1) have been uploaded, with Secret of My Excess as the first episode to hit two clips on February 10, 2017.
From November 28, 2016 to February 6, 2017, the series competed with Transformers: Rescue Bots' Mission Monday clips, and as of February 15, 2017, now competes with Littlest Pet Shop's Wacky Wednesday clips. No clips for any show were uploaded from January 13-16, 2017.
|Episode title||No. of clips|
|The Return of Harmony, part 1||0|
|The Return of Harmony, part 2||2|
|The Cutie Pox||1|
|May the Best Pet Win!||1|
|The Mysterious Mare Do Well||2|
|Sweet and Elite||0|
|Secret of My Excess||2|
|Hearth's Warming Eve||0|
|Family Appreciation Day||1|
|The Last Roundup||1|
|The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000||1|
|Read It and Weep||1|
|Hearts and Hooves Day||2|
|A Friend in Deed||2|
|Putting Your Hoof Down||1|
|It's About Time||2|
|MMMystery on the Friendship Express||1|
|A Canterlot Wedding, part 1||1|
|A Canterlot Wedding, part 2||3|