Worst My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Episodes

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The Top Ten

1 28 Pranks Later

This episode is just a 22 minute fight to see who can be the most unlikable. I wasn't rooting for anybody by the end! Yeah, some of Rainbow's pranks were very mean-spirited (I'm looking at you, brick sandwich), but others like the sewing machine cake were harmless and funny, but everyone reacted just as negatively, which makes them look uptight and petty.

The townsfolk took it REALLY far in response. I mean, making someone think they made an entire town sick, possibly without a known cure? So you'd think I'd end up feeling sorry for Rainbow? But she continues to try and justify the prank by saying "it was supposed to be funny" until literally a second before the town reveal they were pranking her.

The entire ending just screamed "Status Quo Is God" cliche with that forced laughter from everyone, and I can't believe how patronizing Rainbow's apology scene felt, even for a kids' show. I don't know if the writers think Rainbow is a bit dense or the ...more

Honestly, this episode deserves more hate than the Starlight episodes, and this is coming from a Starlight defender. Yep, you can get angry at me all you want, but this was one of the worst written episodes in the whole series. They butchered pretty much everyone's character here, Rainbow Dash's pranks were mostly mean-spirited, and worst of all, Rarity actually encouraged Rainbow Dash to put more effort into her pranks instead of just stopping. Even the pranks I thought were actually funny weren't funny to Rarity or Applejack, apparently. Oh! And don't even get me started about the opening where Rainbow Dash completely forgot that Fluttershy is sensitive to pranks. Sorry zombie fans, the zombie apocalypse scene may have been fun for a while, but it gets old quickly. This episode belonged in season 1.

Honestly, after being a fan for this show for 5 years, never have I been more upset of an episode than this one. Which is weird because I originally thought this episode was gonna be just a sequel to "Griffon The Brush Off' where Rainbow Dash just pranks everypony and then there would be zombies. But as soon as I started watching this, I lost faith in Rainbow Dash as a character and a friend. All of her pranks would either go from harmless or just plain cruel, starting off with scaring Fluttershy, which Pinkie told her not to do back in season 1. Also, the zombie part was just disappointing because they look nothing like zombies. I know it's suppose to be a kids show and they would never go that route of showing guts or blood, but when they're presented as zombies, it's just uninteresting. And the moral was completely pointless, because after all the things that Rainbow did, she doesn't deserve to learn anything because she's was just being selfish and unkind to not just her friends, ...more

To me Rainbow Dash was a little out of character even pranking Fluttershy but to me it is a mixed bag - Fazbear97

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2 Putting Your Hoof Down

I absolutely loathed this episode. Easily my least favorite of season 2. Mysterious Mare Do Well was bad, don't get me wrong, but this was beyond aggravating. Don't get me started with Angel abusing Fluttershy. At one point she kicks her out of her own house! Almost all of the background ponies here are turned into complete jerks! Fluttershy loses all logic while she's in assertive mode in the second part and the first few minutes of the third part. At one point she kicks the garbage wagons, getting the two ponies covered in trash, instead of flying over them! But the absolute worst part was when Fluttershy completely chews out two of her closet friends, Rarity and Pinkie Pie, verbally! Then, they just forgive her and put the blame on Iron Will instead! This was irritating to watch! UGH! Only season 5's What About Discord is worse than this. I am never watching this episode again. - TexasBro93

OH MY GOSH! WHERE DO I BEGIN WITH THIS AWFUL EPISODE! What kind of bossy pet is Angel? Poor Flutter shy gets the ingredients at the store, everyone was an idiot and boom! She makes it with no cherry! NO CHERRY? Angel calm down it is just a stupid cherry! There is no reason for you to beat her up and make her leave her house! Then comes Iron Will... The ugliest snob ever. Turning nice personality ponies into BAD BAD IDIOTS! After, she goes around insulting everyone, including Pinkie and Rarity! The worst part is she insults and yells at them. OH. MY. GOSH. THIS. IS. THE. WORST. PART. EVER! Flutter shy realizes she is the monster. Oh don't be sad Flutter shy, it's not your fault, it's Iron Will's. Who agrees with me that this is a horrible episode?

Putting your hoof down is the most mean-spirited episode. First Fluttershy gets abused by angel bunny, and he gets no punishment. The market ponies are also cruel, and when Fluttershy can't get a cherry angel throws her out of her house. Then we meet Iron will who gives her bad advice about how to deal with being a pushover. The worst part is when Fluttershy tells Rarity and Pinkie that their life's are pointless. There is nothing positive about this episode, is even worse than The mysterious mare do well for being more cruel and have nothing funny or enjoyable about it.

Worst episode about fluttershy

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3 What About Discord

This is my least favorite episode for many reasons. The jokes would've made sense if we actually knew what discord and the others did. Sure, we get told about two, but how are they funny? And the peanut butter thing? No explanation because I don't know. Every second discord was on screen, he made me feel hatred for him. He was an annoying, unlikeable in this episode. The ending wasn't funny, made little sense, the joke there wasn't funny either, twilight was being stupid, spike barely even did anything to try and calm her down, and to be honest, the ending would've been much better if discord didn't get a happy ending. This was a train wreck, and the new writer definitely messed up.

Bad. Remarkably bad. The worst episode in the history of the show. Discord was portrayed poorly here. He was more tolerable in Three's A Crowd, not here. Starlight episodes get WAY too much undeserved and unnecessary hate. This episode deserves all the hate it gets. - TexasBro93

I don't like this episode, I didn't think any of the jokes were funny, looks like the rest of the Mane six is trying to make Twilight jealous the entire episode, and the entire idea for the episode was a junction of "A character is jealous" with "A character don't trust in the reformed villain", and I dislike both of them.

Discord bullies Twilight, on a show about Friendship. That's reason enough to hate this one.

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4 The Mysterious Mare Do Well

OK- after rethinking things, here's what I think:

This episode is terrible because it's completely mean-spirited, and it's a pathetic attempt to ruin the fan-favorite that is Rainbow Dash. Here's what should have been done:

-Mare-Do-Well should have been some other heroic pony on the scene that tries to take Dash's spot as the town's biggest hero.

-The Mane Six should have shut up, because when you save someone's life, you have every right to brag. You've earned it. It's not like a walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth. In this case, you can completely say truthfully," If it weren't for me, this person would be dead."

-If Rainbow Dash was feeling as depressed as she was, it should NOT be at the hands of her own friends.

-Twilight should have sat down, kept calm, and TALKED it out with Rainbow Dash.

Here's what The Mane 6 did:

-Bragged about themselves like hypocrites

-Nearly got Rainbow Dash killed

-Drove ...more

I honestly done see where people got party of one, fall weather friends, Sweet and Elite, Too Many Pinkie Pies, Magical Mystery Cure, and May the Best Pet Win from, those episodes are truly amazing and build upon characters. They are written accurately and make sense with the show! On the other hand... The Mysterious Mare Do Well is awful and stupid. Nothing makes sense and everyone is horrible here, they forced rainbow dash to learn the lesson that she didn't even really need to learn in the first place. A story with a narrative like this should have been given to Rarity.

I don't really HATE this one. It isn't good, it's a little bad, but it's not AWFUL, like SpongeBob's "One Coarse Meal", Fairly Oddparents'
"Fairly Odd-Pet", Sanjay and Craig's "Fart Baby", or Family Guy's "Screams of Silence".
The humor is pretty good, but a little short on timing, everything else is average, but to put it all on Rainbow Dash is just unfair. This episode got its priorities mixed up. Rainbow Dash should be able to get a little arrogant if she wants to; it's who she is, and she's got every right to do it, considering she's saved a
crud-ton of lives. The other Mane 6 should have sat down, stayed calm, and had a talk, and not upstage her to the point where everyone forgets about her and she gets depressed. Instead, they almost get her KILLED to try and teach her a lesson that she doesn't need, they brag about themselves (which wasn't revealed to be them yet) when Rainbow's clearly upset, and they make HER seem like the bad person here. I don't hate this one, but ...more

Rainbow's friends should've apologize to her after she should have snapped at them for what they did to her.

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5 Dragon Quest

I Have No Idea Why Dragon Quest Isn't Number One, honestly Who's Going To Sit Through This Monstrosity Again? First Of All The Plot Is Predictable Spike Is Obviously Going To Return To Ponyville, Second Fluttershy Doesn't Want To Pay Back Rainbow Dash, So She Kicks Her On The Floor And Leaves Without Mercy, Third, The Dragons Are All Stereotypical Teenage Bullies, That's Quite Offensive, Fourth "The Fight Scene" When Twilight, Rainbow Dash, And Rarity Reveal Themselves Ready To Defend Spike and Peewee, It's Like "Oh My Gosh! The Best Flyer, The Best Magical Unicorn, And The Drama Queen, Are About To Fight Three Guys Who Were Outsmarted By Three Baby Phoenixes" But No Spike Just Said "RUN AWAY" And That's all It Took For Them To Do That! " SERIOUSLY!?! They Could Have Taken Them Easily!, Again The Show Judges Them Based On Their Appearance, Again Stereotypical and Offensive, This Episode Ends With a Cliche Moral And Sad Fans Who Will Never Watch This Episode Again, It's Worse Then ...more

Three quotes can show how horrendous this episode is...
"'I don't act like other dragons? '"
"'Oh, not even close.'"
"'But why would you want to, Spike? '"

1) The main six show no respect for Spike and are in the right 2) "All dragons are bad, all ponies are good"
3) Rainbow Dash gets beaten up by Fluttershy 4) Flanderization 5) "One group represents a whole" 6) "Dragons are too rare to study" 7) Cruelty to Spike 8) Filler 9) Predictable Plot 10) "Boys<Girls" "Teenagers<Adults"

Cringe-Inducing Audio: 0
Cringe-Inducing Visuals: 0
Lackluster Writing: 6
Annoyance: 6
Disturbing Content (Out of Place): 2
Unnecessary Cruelty: 5
Rancid Morals: 4
Low Production Values: 0
Unfortunate Implications: 10
Character Derailment: 9

Animated Atrocity Points: 42/100

How is this NOT the most hated episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic?!

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic May Be Targeted For Girls, So It Makes Sense For The Show To 6 Strong Female Leads as The Main Characters.

However, That Doesn't Mean The Show Should Completely Downgrade Every Male Character, To Be Portrayed as An Idiot, Bully, or Unhelpful Background Character.

Garble and His Friends are No Acception, They Literally Represent Brute Jerky Adolescent Males Putting a Bad Influence on A Character Who's Gotten GOOD Advice From Females.

Even If Bronies Weren't A Thing, This STILL Wouldn't Be a Good Thing To Teach Little Girls Watching, If This Show Teaches Lessons About Harmony and Friendship, Shouldn't They Equalize BOTH Genders?

It's like all the ponies are smothering spike because why the hell not
spike has to be a girly even though he's a boy so he goes to a volcano where the badass dragons hang out and do stuff like jump into lava and steal.

it's like if I was caught watching barbie or something, then someone saw me and spread this, then I went to the back of the school to see some emos, goths, tomboys (i kind of am a tomboy...i play a lot of games)...anyway the kids start smoking or stealing. I say hell naw and bounce...

IT IS BAD. it's predictable, bland...GAWD

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6 Boast Busters

This episode is just wrong. Seriously seriously wrong. The Mane 6 were acting like jackasses as a pathetic attempt to villify Trixie, not to mention they acted like hypocrites, (Hey, let's 1-up the show-off by being an even BIGGER show-off! :D). Also, Spike's constant fanboying in this episode gets really grating REALLY fast. This episode also introduced Snips and Snails, my most hated characters in the whole show, (Yes, I hate them more than Diamond Tiara, SUE ME! ). Finally, the ending where these two earn mustaches is so insulting it would fit better in a modern SpongeBob episode, not to mention sends out some highly unfortunate implications, (Hey kids, if you send a gigantic monster into town to attempt to destroy it, you get rewarded for it! )

I am honestly baffled how an episode this bad can even exist. BY FAR the show's worst episode.

At least I could relate to Fluttershy in Putting your Hoof Down. Also Mysterious Mare Do Well at least also had a good moral. Just it wasn't executed very well. Boast Busters however sucks in EVERY regard. Rarity, Appleajck and Rainbow Dash acted reprehensible. Instead of leaving Trixie's show, they heckled her and challenged her doing what they do best. At least the showoff Trixie managed to 1up the offensive showoffs. And Spike is just so annoying trying to get Twilight to do something when SHE CAN and Twilight isn't any better. She isn't doing something when she very well can and end this whole charade. It also ends with a stupid anticlimax and... ugh. The stupid dipspits Snips and Snails. I hate these 2 and I know lots of others do as well. I HATE THIS EPISODE SO MUCH!

Honestly I feel bad for Trixie in this episode, all she did was put a show saying how awesome she is (which performers are supposed to do) and that makes her the bad guy. Luckily no second prances gave her the respect she deserved

The first worst episode of the show by the air date.

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7 Secrets and Pies

I can't believe Rainbow Dash was such an unlikable liar here! Sure, Pinkie's reasons to give her countless pies on specific days of the year is absolutely stupid, and that Rainbow Dash's reason for that against her makes sense, but that still doesn't make up for how much of a jerk she was for this horrendous excuse of an episode. Cause really, despite having stupid reasons for giving RD countless pies, I really felt far, FAR sorrier for Pinkie than I did for Rainbow "Dishonest" Dash the jerk. This episode honestly deserves more hate than Not Asking for Trouble (another episode in the season of that's bad alongside Fame and Misfortune, and, at least to my extent, All Bottled Up). - TylertheTitan

I completely agree with all the complaints about Rainbow Dash's character assassination here. Seriously, how can anyone not like Pie? Having Rainbow Dash not like pie is the worst creative decision the show's creative staff has done.

Totally agree with TylertheTitan. This made Rainbow Dash look so bad - as if we hadn't enough episodes like this already. Pinkie and RD bonded over their hobby of being a prankster back in "Griffon the Brush off" (Season 1). You would think that meant something. "28 Pranks later", "Tanks for the Memories" (in which she was a selfish jerk, let's not forget about that! ), and now this one... RD got a lot of terribly awful episodes lately, hasn't she?

I wouldn't say that since she's done so well in Season 7, and would've been MUCH closer to flawlessness overtime... if not for this disaster! - TylertheTitan

What I meant with "terribly awful episodes lately" was this: Recently, when Fluttershy gets a bad episode, its just boring (e.g. "Fluttershy leans in"). When Applejack gets a bad episode, its just stupid (e.g. "A.J.'s Day off"). When Spike gets a bad episode, its rehashing the same old habits (literally every bad Spike episode). But when RD gets a bad episode, its always character assassination - just like the ones I mentioned in my previous post.

8 One Bad Apple

This is an episode that knows what it wants to do, but it has absolutely no idea how to do it. It seems to want to teach two morals, and it fails miserably at both.

First, there's the moral that two wrongs don't make a right. Well, if that's the case, then why did Babs get off scot free for bullying the CMC? And don't say it was because she was being bullied back at home because 1) the CMC technically have the same excuse, and 2) Babs was shown to take things even further than DT or SS without their influence. Babs' background explains her actions, but it in no way excuses them, which is not a sentiment that the episode shares.

Then there's the moral that if someone is bullying you, you should tell someone about it instead of fight back. Okay, fair enough, but here's my question: what if that doesn't work? What if the adults don't believe you, thus leaving you helpless, or what if the bully decides to retaliate again because you were a snitch? Sometimes standing up to a ...more

Finally, someone who hates this episode!

Babs seed made me so angry the first 20 minutes of the episode.

The message should be if you’re being bullied, kick there ass

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9 Newbie Dash

Bullying and name-calling aren't okay no matter what.

Poor Rainbow Dash... If I were her, I would kick their butts and shout to their names! Do you think bullying is GOOD?!?!?! Well, what is your feelings when I bullying and I call your names?!?!? ISN'T IT GOOD?!?!?! Rainbow Dash came to fulfil her dreams not to be bully by you losers! I feel sad for Rainbow Dash ( Although she is not my favourite... )

Spiteful and mean-spirited, takes what is meant to be the culmination of a character's dreams--set up in the very first episode--and dumps all over her. Her teammates behavior is deplorable and because no one explained why they were acting the way they were, it comes off as abusive.

Bully episode

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10 Ponyville Confidential

Those stupid writers can do better than this and that, can't they?

One if the best writers makes this abusive crap!? I despise this episode and needs to be hated. Diamond tiara ruined this episode. And I wish a pony with similar feelings was in the scene like they caused world war II.

The only part I liked is when applejack and Big mac switch lines - Artattack

And Fluttershy didn't talk in this episode.

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The Contenders

11 The Times They Are a Changeling

SPOILERS!


So, Changelings talk and aren't evil. Why must they reform all of the villians. Also, it was a Spike episode. When I heard the name, I got so excited because I hoped we would see Queen Chrysalis after 4 seasons. She was in it for a few frames in a flashback. The moral could have been great, about accepting everyone no matter their race. Instead, it was solved by a song that I thought wasn't very enjoyable, and everyone was forgiven in 3 minutes. At the end, they even talked about trying to reform Queen Chysalis and the other Changelings. I know the show is aimed towards kids, but teaching kids that everyone can turn good by being friends isn't realistic. I love the show, but this episode really let me down, even for a Spike based episode. There is more that I could say, but I won't. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, and this is just mine. I don't care if you liked it or not, and if you have a different (and respectful) viewpoint, I would love to hear it. Have ...more

I feel this is almost worthy for Top Five Overall Worst now that its fixed up sequel To Change a Changeling has aired... - TylertheTitan

12 A Bird in the Hoof

This episode has got problems of it's own, first of all, I know Fluttershy has to be kind and care for animals, but even she would know VERY better to ask Celestia if she could borrow Philomena rather than KIDNAPPING HER! Not to forget, Philomena was CRUEL to pretend to be dying AND eventually "die" and suddenly just manifest, revealing that it was just a stupid stunt. Maybe it was to teach Fluttershy a lesson not steal, but it already KILLED the episode for me.

I don't hate any episodes or anything, but this one is really boring. I've watched it about 3 or 4 times and I still don't completely understand why this is even a thing.

We were just watching a sick bird no real storyline here

It's not the worst of the show in terms of narrative, moral or characterisation, but let's look at the primary goal of this show: entertainment. How many of you can honestly say you were entertained by watching a sick bird for a good 15 of the 22 minutes?

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13 Baby Cakes

The baby designs were hideous, some scenes were actually creepy, making pinkie cry makes me want to punch them in the face, logic is thrown out the window in favor of saying screw that unicorns are OP, and most importantly, the lesson is said over and over again! Responsibility. Keep hammering it in, episode!

The cakes making Pinkie cry is what ruined it... For me. I hate them. - TylertheTitan

I hate this episode on so many levels. I think it deserves to be at least number 5.

I really hate this episode because THOSE BABIES is not a pony! They are still 1 year old or newborn but they finally can use their wings and horn! Scootaloo and Sweetie Belle are way more OLDER than those babies but they can't use their wings and horn properly. Also, they both also make Pinkie Pie cries which makes this episode even worse! Flurry Heart is way more better than those babies because her mother is an Alicorn (the strongest pony in Equestria) and her father is a Unicorn (but still have some powerful powers too) and also her parents is a ruler in Crystal Empire. But Mrs Cupcake and Mr Carrot Cake is not an alicorn,a unicorn and a pegasus. But why their kids is a unicorn and a pegasus? MLP LOGIC!

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14 Somepony to Watch Over Me

In my opinion, this epsisode should be number 1 on this list. Applejack was disgracefully out-of-character, I mean, the way she treats Apple Bloom is unbelievably ridiculous and against her nature! This episode contradicts the other episodes in the past involving the relationship of these sisters. This episode was a horrid portrayal of Applejack and obviously it was not a smart idea for the creators of the show to hire a brand new writer that clearly has no idea about the personalities of the characters. I can't believe his script was even accepted considering the awful out-of-character Applejack he created. "Somepony to Watch Over Me" should be NUMBER ONE. End of story. /:(

To be honest, I couldn't get through this episode. The only other episode that I stopped watching halfway through was Putting Your Hoof Down, and that's deservingly at number 1. However, I'm frankly surprised this isn't higher on the list. Applejack is supposed to be the practical one in the group, not some freaky stalker! Besides, Applebloom has gotten herself into plenty of situations way worse than simply being left home alone, so Applejack's behavior is irrational and stupid. It was just grating to watch. I could buy Applejack being a little bit apprehensive, but nowhere near this level. NOTHING warranted this behavior. This is paranoia I would expect from Twilight, not Applejack. It wasn't funny at all. In fact, nothing in this episode was funny in the slightest. I'm done. This episode sucks.

This episode is absolutely TERRIBLE! I can't see why Applejack has to act like a absent minded jerk. I mean, Apple Bloom has been here for FOUR seasons at the point this aired. This is why Applejack is now by far the worst pony in the episode. And that song that's so short- "Make My Sister See": I would like to hear at least one verse. That part where Applejack goes Kung Fu Panda was ok, but Terrible

Applejack spends the entire episode being over-protective and hovering over Apple Blooms every move, portraying Applejack as the antagonist in way that was not only horrifically out of character but inconsistent with the show- Apple Bloom has been without supervision for the majority of her screen time! Then, when Apple Bloom attempts to show that she can complete something independently, it turns out that of all the events in this episode, the one thing Apple Bloom could have done to prove herself was go through a fire swamp apparently home to a chimera, which is preposterously difficult, and throughout the entire episode I was wondering what anyone could possibly take away from this: it provided no moral to children other than 'being independent gets you eaten' and was so unenjoyable and repetitive that an older viewer will detest it.

Even the chimera, a mythological creature I would normally be excited for, was botched by the fact that it was a three-voiced idiot that spent ...more

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15 Owl's Well That Ends Well

My personal least favorite episode, Owl's Well That Ends Well is the main reason Spike is my least favorite of the main characters. Spike is unbearable, Twilight is neglectful, and Owliscious gets his origin. Even if I like Owliscious, this is not a very good start on him. I have a hard time relating to Spike, as he acts childish and immature and completely irrational. You may think that I'm overreacting, and that the Cutie Mark Crusaders have the same problems, but at least they have some character development, which I think poor Spike is lacking.

The first in a long line of Spike episodes where the little guy suffers undeserved abuse... Can he ever catch a break? Also, logical problems abound.

This episode plays WAY TOO MANY TIMES on television... I'm REALLY tired of seeing it... It's SO BORING! - gumballgal123

This episode was good when I was younger but looking back at it I was continually cringing

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16 A Canterlot Wedding Part 1

The concept of the finale was pretty nice, though I despised the fact that everyone around Twilight abandoned and ridiculed her all for the attention of a princess... Especially since she knows that Cadence is much more than just Shining Armor's girlfriend who wants the perfect wedding. Part 1 was meh, but Part 2 was pretty epic and I liked it.

They should have known better than to not believe Twilight after all they have been through with her. Rainbow is supposed to be the element of Loyalty, for crying out loud! Even if the rest of them weren't always shallow from the start of the episode, I'm pretty sure Rarity was the worst derailed of all since she was the only one who really swooned about the wedding being in Canterlot, she was the last to take off her dress when the other 5 ponies left to go fight the Changelings, and she hogged the flowers away from the other bridesmaids at the end of the episode.

I hate everyone in the entire episode, including Twilight's friends, Celestia, Shining Armor, etc. simply because no one listened to Twilight! Well, you're supposed to be her friend, so at least LISTEN to what she has to say, discuss it, talk it over and stuff. So much for 'true friendship' when you can't even listen to a friend and their problems! I mean, those guys were obsessed with becoming bridesmaids that they didn't see Twilight having a hard time, and didn't support her. Not even Celestia suspected Cadence! I mean, even if it sounds stupid- that Cadence is a 'fake' (which she was) then there must be a reason your 'most faithful student' is telling you something! And I've just completely ranted about this entire episode. Still, I do not regret a single word- the episode was- quite frankly- crap.

I pretty much hated everyone at the end of the episode except for twilight of course I mean that is by far the worst thing they have done besides ponyville confidential. Oh and the they barely give a decent enough apology in part 2 what the hell. If it wasn't the fact that this was only the first part of a two parter I would consider this the worst episode ever

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17 The Mean 6

One word to describe this atrocity: Anticlimactic! The Mean 6 made of tree branches seems like a bizarre way to transform them into Chrysalis' minions, every other character felt like an idiot no matter how mislead they were by their cruel doppelgangers they never knew of that Chrysalis secretly created, Starlight was treated more unfairly than the others, and even with this episode's silver lining being Chrysalis not getting a stupid, forced, and unnecessary redemption, the less I say about the uncharming, ungodly, disgusting, and utterly disturbing scene of the Mean 6 melting to their demise, the better. - TylertheTitan

Are the Mane 6 THAT stupid enough to not notice the OOC moments and the awkward appearances of their "friends"? (Aka the tattered mane, the dull colors, the wrong cutie marks.) Chrysalis' "revenge plan" hardly made any sense, and the episode promo made it look so AWESOME and DRAMATIC and ACTION-FILLED. But NOPE! Just another slice of life episode with the Mane 6 just camping. CAMPING! None of them even SUSPECT anything unusual. Besides, WHY did they have to wait until the MIDDLE of the 8th season for Chrysalis to do her revenge plan anyways? Do they not know how much time is WASTED for a good BATTLE EPISODE? GOD!

18 Double Rainboom

Guys, Double Rainboom is a FAN-MADE EPISODE. With that out of the way, how is this on the list, if it is not even in the actual Friendship Is Magic series? This is an irrelevant episode in entirety to this list.

Why is this even on here? It's not even an episode! It's fan-made, and it. Is. EPIC! - ThisIsAUsername

Who wrote this list and put a fan-made episode here? This doesn't belong in this list.

This was a bad fan-made episode. It should not be on this list.

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19 Applebuck Season

Its solo funny and great

Uhh...did you watch the episode...its awesome

Yuck the most worst.this onei s the most I hate

20 Princess Spike

This should be in the top 20, if not the top 10. Worst Spike episode in the whole series. - TexasBro93

Awful. We are just watching spike telling ponies what to do, no real plot here.

This episode was just a rehash of Just For Sidekicks, where Spike acts like a greedy idiot.

This Episode Was So BORING! - JPK

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21 Hearts and Hooves Day

The song didn't appeal to me, and the silly-talk was extremely fitting for this episode, but for the most part, it made my face cringe with agony. I don't necessarily hate it, it's just that it doesn't appeal to me. It's the same thoughts on what Scootaloo thinks of songs. I didn't like it.

The song was terrible and they dumbed the synopsis down immensely

This is teaching kids don't force love but the only problem is little kids won't know about boyfriend and girlfriends until they're in middle school

So much about love for such little kids

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22 Non-Compete Clause

I suppose the moral was "learn from others' mistakes and make it better". But instead we got an episode about two irresponsible teachers who endangered the lives of their students. In real life, they would be fired and never allowed to work ever again. But in MLP, they only get a mild slap on the wrist and left in charge, even though Twilight knew they were competing all along. That could easily be misinterpreted by kids as "the end justifies the means", and that's a horrible moral to teach!

This episode is what I call Fall Weather Friends done horribly wrong. Especially since Rainbow Dash and Applejack clearly should've know by now (for over seven years) NOT TO BE SO IMMATURELY COMPETITIVE! - TylertheTitan

Yeah, this one was a waste of time...

Spongebob did this right, Rainbow and AJ should have grown out of their competitive nature so to me they are completely out of character - Fazbear97

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23 The Ticket Master

I don't like this episode! It shows how greedy the ponds can get! Pinky pie, applejack, rainbow dash, rarity, EVEN FLUTTERSHY! She was honest and kind about it but still! They learned a lesson in the end and I know that's what they do every episode but this was not so good

Disney's Weekenders already did this plot, and it was just as stupid, because the characters acted stupid. Like in this one. Here's an idea: "Dear Princess Celestia. Thanks for these wonderful tickets, but I've already made more than one best friend here in Ponyville (as you should know, because you've already met them at the end of Friendship is Magic pt. 2). Could you send me 4 more tickets, so we can all go? Thanks in advance. Your faithful student, Twilight Sparkle." Problem solved... oh wait, we wouldn't have an episode then.

Man, any and any other writers of My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic didn't have to portray the negative girl friendship drama tension between the Mane Six just to easily affect us and make us complain, did they?

I liked the plot of this episode. It's humorous and clever.

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24 Applejack's "Day" Off

This episode is a serious contender for the most boring episode of the show.

This felt like a G3 episode. Just a boring plot dragging it's feet for 22 minutes while hindsight punches Applejack in the face while she criticizes how others do things. Comedy gold, right? Whoever made this atrocious episode should be fired...

Another episode that deserves to be in the top 20. One of the most boring, dull, and unintelligible episodes in the whole series. The pacing is sooo slow and Applejack just looks like an idiot here. Rarity wasn't much better here, either. - TexasBro93

I don't hate any episode of the show but this one is my least favorite just because of how boring it is

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25 Fame and Misfortune

Yeah, this one is a stinker. I actually liked the Yak episode better than this. And that was the low point of this season so far for me. Okay, it's gonna be hard to top "Perfect Pear", but after giving us fans the long awaited answer to the Apple parents, they immediately kick us in the teeth with another episode about overly obsessive fans? Larson is just trolling right now, isn't he? Sorry but I feel offended for being a loyal fan to this for SEVEN SEASONS, just to get my face shoved in a mirror while someone says: "Look at you! This is how you act! " when I'm clearly not!

The episode felt way longer than it was. Song made matters even worse. Also didn't need to see the Mane Six breaking down one by one. Poor Rarity and Applejack. One has a horde of stalkers on her farm, the other has her business getting ruined by that book. And nothing is solved by the end of the episode. Are we supposed to forget that all this happened once the next episode comes out? And shouldn't the CMCs have learned something from Twilight Time? Now they're all about fame once again? Great continuity, guys!

I live this episode. I know that some people view this as a bash on the fandom, however I think that is just reading into it to much. I feel that it is is bash on all the hate that goes on in the fandom. For example, when a fan gets yelled at online for liking a certain vharacter (this is starting to sound ironic based in what this forum thread is about...). Anyway, I enjoyed the episode the only thing I was not a fan of was the ending because it seemed rushed and not realistic (I'm starting to sound like some if the ponies in the episode). I also really loved the song at the end and I felt like it was one of the best mood sings if all time (fight me).

I hate this episode of my most hated show. The song is worse than Rebecca Black Friday and. Alison Gold Chinese Food

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26 A Canterlot Wedding Part 2

This was one of the best finales! And the best song in the show was in it!

What?!? This episode was better than part 1!

I'm pretty sure you mean Part 1, because that half of this finale sucked!

Friendship: Meh! I can see the two couple kiss.

*Kiss*

Friendship: OH GOSH! MY EYES!

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27 Best Night Ever

Here's what I'm looking at. This episode was really gross and flat, And the songs sucked more than that, and there's this one song that does not shut up. This makes my eyeballs sore, I'd rather watch aqua teen hunger force. But that was made many years before this clunky piece of crap you worship so much.

More like the worst night ever.

This was the perfect conclusion to the first season.

Animals don't Love Fluttershy

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28 Appleoosa's Most Wanted

Worst season 5 episode. Still even when the 2nd half comes

This episode felt like a game to see how many plot elements they could rehash in one episode.

"Applejack at her absolute worst. - FireMarshallBillBurns

A.J at her absolute worst!

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29 A Dog and Pony Show

I liked it. It is in my top 10. Before this one I really didn't care for rarity.

This episode is worse than Green Isn't Your Color, because of Rarity who was whining. This episode should be CANCELLED!

This should be 1# because it has dog abuse! DOGS ARE ALWAYS BAD

This episode is second worse next to Putting your Hoof Down.

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30 No Second Prances

This is why I was sceptical of the whole "Twilight is the Princess of Friendship" arc - not because it's gimmicky or cliche, but because now, given her newfound responsibility that's been built up over several seasons, if she shows the slightest bit of stubbornness or apprehension towards someone she disagrees with/disapproves of, she looks 1000 times more out of character than she would have done had she exhibited the same behaviour in season 1.

I actually like this episode it finally gave a character the respect that she needed a long time ago, but yeah twilight was pretty bad here, but in the end I'm happy Trixie is finally accepted by everyone and is still the loveable former baddie that we all now and love

Twilight is out of character in this episode.

So Twilight can forgive someone for almost taking over a small village, but not someone who liked to brag and be a big show-off? Why is she the Princess of Friendship again?

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31 A Friend in Deed

Come on this was the worst, most boring episode ever. I love every episode of my little pony except for this one. and by the way I hate the donkey

The only thing good about this was the Smile Smile Smile song from Pinkie Pie. In season one however, I personally hated pinkie pie because of her season one songs. Fortunately, she is not being her usually random self in season one. She just to make everypony and everybody smile.

Everything about this episode was crap except the song.

While the song was the best scene of the episode, Pinkie just got flat-out annoying and nosy and should have understood Cranky's message: PISS OFF! I mean she HUMILIATED him in front of Ponyville!

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32 Do Princesses Dream Of Magic Sheep

I'm not opposed to the idea of a kids show tackling self-harm, as it's a widespread problem around a lot of young people, some younger than you'd think. But they handled it absolutely terribly.

They really did a bad job of dealing with a subject as serious as self-harm.

I'm sorry, but Luna trying to hurt herself is really something that shouldn't be in a kids' show.

The episode's title is based on the books title
Do Androids Dream a Robotic Sheep aka Bladerunner 2049 which the movie releases a few months after so I don't watch mlp but I'll give a fact.

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33 A Flurry of Emotions

It took Baby Cakes and make it worse by replacing Pound and Pumpkin Cake with Flurry Heart!. and I am Owen Laura,Age 11. who wrote this comment

34 Party of One

I honestly can't understand why this is so high on the worst list, this was a pretty decent episode for the first season, and for good reason. This was at a time where Pinkie was still being developed as a character, and she seemed very one note, and creating this alter ego based on her past and her positive personality really widened the spectrum of how people saw Pinkie as a character. Most of the negativity surrounding this episode is due to the controversial Cupcakes fanfiction which really has absolutely nothing to do with this episode, except the already obvious fact that Pinkie is insane.

Hey everybody lets team up and kill pinkiemena

This episode makes me look at Pinkie Pie's craziness a bit different.

This episode needs Jesus.

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35 Sleepless in Ponyvile

This is one of the only episodes that I enjoyed in Season 3, that season was a huge disappointment for me.

I put This episode it should be cancelled what I say

Well a lot of people don't like season 3

Lol hated this episode.

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36 Sweet and Elite

I don't like Rarity episodes in general -_-

I HATE THE SONG IT THIS!

37 Magical Mystery Cure

There is WAY too much singing.

"Follow your own destiny, but oh, Twilight, you're a princess now! Just because! " I like most of the episode but the ending was confusing and seemed to undermine the moral

It's the worst finale. they should have had a more epic event for a event like turning into a princess

Makes no sense whatsoever.

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38 Look Before You Sleep

This episode is always our worst nightmare all because of the vitriolic friendship disrespectful girl drama tension issues between Rarity and Applejack. Any good friends who or that act like bitter enemies called Vitriolic Best Buds. I really can't stand Vitriolic Best Buds. Vitriolic Best Buds are one of the worst nightmares.

That title make sense because the two characters started with the vitriolic friendship drama made Jersey Shore looks like the best show on the whole planet. Not only the planet. THE GALAXY AND THE UNIVERSE. And called Vitriolic Best Buds?

You've got one job, Friendship. ONE JOB!

Rarity and Applejack fight for next to no reason AND act like children for about 18 minutes. While they fight, Twilight is an idiot that can't see the obvious and instead focuses on her book. Even without these flaws, it's not very interesting either way.

Twilight is super smart, but this episode makes her look like a complete fool.

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39 Lesson Zero

This episode was terrifying, unpleasant, intense, unfunny, and SCARY! I hate crazy Twilight I hope she dies. I am not a fn of the show, but this was one episodes I first saw, and I hated it. This episode should be taken off the air and taken off of all DVDs. Why did she show so many teeth? It's ' creepy! This is what kids should watch!?! It would give them nightmares. Also, screw you Tara Strong for making this episode so popular, you also suck at voice acting, PUT IN SOME EFFORT! I hate this show, and I extremely hate this episode.

I don't know how anyone could find that terrifying image of that deranged unicorn freak pleasant to look at or find it child friendly. This is why I hate Twilight and Tara Strong.

If Sunset Shimmer lived in Ponyville and became Celestia's faithful student instead of that idiot Twilight, she would do anything this horrible! She would actually use her brain (which Twilight says she supposedly has) and write Celestia a letter about how she forgot about sending a message and ask if she could makeup for it tomorrow. After that, Celestia would reply by saying that mistakes can happen and that she forgives her. Sunset would then feel relieved and take a break by hanging out with Spike and the rest of the mane girls. Why did I type this? Because Sunset Shimmer is a better developed character than stupid Twilight Sparkle, so stop hating on her you jerks!

Dear Hasbro,

I WANT TO DIE!

~Magic Of Friendship

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40 The Cutie Pox

An episode talking about how you need to be patient for your cutie mark. Totally original.

This episode is just boring filler.

It's BORIIINNNGGG and something about it just irks me

41 May the Best Pet Win

This episode was mean and sad this episode was one of the reasons I hate rainbow dash. She was so mean to the pets I the beginning and middle. In the end it was sweet that she chose the turtle like that but she pushed the animals so hard. :( I personally didn't like this episode or putting your hoof down.

Charlotte Fullerton strikes again. The tortoise enters the race for no other reason than to achieve the ending Fullerton wanted. Most of the episode is Rainbow Dash mistreating animals (especially the tortoise) and putting them in danger, while none of the Mane 6 call her out on this. And what's up with that climax? The tortoise can somehow lifted a giant boulder because...?

This episode is predictable, boring, and kind of unpleasant to watch.

The worst episode by far. Really rainbow dash? You choose a turtle over a eagle? Oh dashie! What are the writers doing to you?!

42 Amending Fences

Hmm, I don't understand how anyone can honestly put this episode below other episodes of this season, especially the more overrated ones like Make New Friends But Keep Discord. This is probably the best episode of the Season so far. :3

Twilight had "friends" in name only, but wasn't even remotely close to them. From Twilight's PERSPECTIVE, they were "acquaintances" because she never appreciated them and only was around them, not interacting with them. From the three ponies' perspectives, they were "Twilight's friends" because they understood her and liked her for who she was, even if Twilight didn't reciprocate their friendship and treat them like friends.

Actually, the backstory and emotions for Moon Dancer makes perfect sense. All six unicorns used to be great friends. However, in the flashback, we see that out of all the ponies in the circle, Moon Dancer related most to Twilight in the sense that they're both reserved and studious. ...more

Mitchell Aaron Larson, you forgot to reveal Moon Dancer's sister's real name, didn't you? Next time, please reveal the real name of Moon Dancer's sister, okay? Don't you ever even dare forget to reveal the real name of the sister of Moon Dancer next time. Got that? I will be disappointed if you ever even do or did that again, then I will be disappointed in you. Got it?

That female unicorn with glasses and black sweater holds grudges hold her back from forgiving Twilight easily. Twilight never ever even meant to be a bad friend so far back then before. Let it go already, Moon Dancer! Twilight is trying to fix her mistakes and you just had to be rude and harsh.

Why do people hate starlight but love moon dancer they have same motivations! - TheRealSilverlay

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43 Suited For Success

Hoity Toity is a really bad character. Enough said.

44 Apple Family Reunion

So far, Applejack doesn't have that many good episodes except for Applebuck Season and Bats. The only good thing about this episode was the song. But that's it.

The song was good what does everyone seem to don't like this episode and also why everyone don't like somepony to watchover me I notice that most applejack episode are kinda hated

That s one of the worst ones

Such a bouring episode. Applejack giving her family a bad family reunion was bouring. The lesson was weak, the song was weak, and Applejack's family is bouring. The only good parts were Apple Bloom and Pinkie Pie.

45 Power Ponies!

Wait wait wait wait wait. Is this seriously not on here already?! It sucks so much! It's so repetitive, and Spike is so annoying in it!

Yeah, pretty bad Spike episode. Move along to season 6, he gets a lot more character development and better episodes focused on him, trust me.

This episode had a clever premise, but it was overall just another cliched "Spike feels useless" episode.

Gosh that is very creepy.
Well good thing I look away because the villain got defeated by getting bald I will look away like Adam Sandler style.
Oh it's a knock-off episode of Power Rangers so I hope Saban will know this if he become against this show.
I'm out.

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46 Marks For Effort

Definitely Twilight... Seriously, making HER a principal was the worst mistake EVER. It's not too surprising that this is so low on the list, since this episode aired not that long ago.. but still, Twilight was a jerk to the CMC. I don't see HOW she kept her job like that..

Twilight - Geriolah7

Just when I thought Twilight couldn't get any worse, this episode came along and proved me wrong.

Ikr Twilight ruined this episode *facepalm*

47 The Last Roundup

The only good thing about this episode is that Derpy Hooves talks. That is it

A letter comes in about AJ not coming home right away... That could mean a late train or something... But what they saw was that went missing and/or died, and it's about the mane 6 (excluding AJ) chasing AJ around equestria... The only good thing about this episode is DERPY

48 Filli Vanilli

Great job, Element of Laughter, making your friend cry by accentuating her worst fears.

I really want to say Pinkie was out of character in this episode, but actually it was slap bang in the middle of a pattern. For quite a lot of Season 4, Pinkie was either being obstructive (see also Castle Mania) or just pointlessly childish/distracted (see Three's a Crowd, getting distracted by a balloon for no reason. There was also an episode where the rest of the cast were searching for something and she was doing a colouring book instead of helping).

Pinkie Pride notwithstanding, Season 4 handled Pinkie's character pretty terribly, but this is the only episode where it felt genuinely mean-spirited, as opposed to just thoughtless or childish.

Even without Pinkie, this episode is terrible. I didn't find Fluttershy to be sympathetic here.The songs were vapid, dull, and were about nothing. The use of the poison joke in this episode is pure pandering.

Hurricane Fluttershy is one of the best episodes in the show, and Filli Vanilli is nothing more than a bad ripoff. It feels like the writers were simply to lazy to bother creating an interesting episode for Fluttershy, so the simply copied Hurricane Fluttershy but without the charm and emotional depth that makes Hurricane Fluttershy great.

Pinkie Pie simply took what was already a bad episode and made it worse.

This episode gets really start to hate it. The story was Fluttershy was singing in the garden (that makes me cry for 24 hours) while her friends came her garden to scare her. Then she joins to Cheerilee's schoolhouse to get more worse. Afterall, Fluttershy has got male voice in the scene but the ponies are laugh to her voice (Most annoying scene). At Fluttershy's House, Pinkie tries to scare her like Putting Your Hoof Down, Pinkie make Fluttershy cry (Very boring scene). THIS EPISODE SHOULD BE NUMBER #1!

Pinkie made an otherwise good episode difficult to sit through. Good job writers! (sarcasm)

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49 The Cutie Re-mark

Yes, it was a lot of fanservice, but it wasn't the mess you're saying it is. Seeing all those different alternate futures was very interesting. The reason the future was different each time was because Starlight's way of stopping the Rainboom was slightly different each time. I also hear other complaints such as why a different villain was ruling each time. Well, a number of things could have happened. In one timeline, Celestia may have successfully been able to rebanish Nightmare Moon, but not in the other one. Or perhaps Tirek or Chrysalis overpowered her. Perhaps her timeline in which she was ruling also took place before they tried to take their rule. Remember, Nightmare Moon was all the way back in season 1, and Chrysalis and Sombra weren't until seasons 2 and 3.

Sure Starlight may have been overpowered and her redemption rushed, but those were the only two real problems. Those of you complaining that this was a "sloppy mess" probably haven't watched very many ...more - MLPSpikeDragon

This episode felt like it was just a massive ego trip for the main 6. It's basically saying that without the bond that Twilight and her friends share, Equestria is doomed in one way or another. Most of the big episodes have had a subtle hint of "Twilight and her friends are better than literally everyone else," but this episode takes that subtext and puts it into the text itself. It also shows just how useless Celestia really is as a ruler. Without Twilight as her student, Celestia gets bested by Sombra, Discord, Tirek, even the Flim-Flam Brothers. How sad is it that the princess of the sun gets bested by two idiot con men?! If Nightmare Moon was able to maintain her rule and defeat the other threats, there's no excuse for Celestia.

On top of that, this episode confirms that Starlight Glimmer is the most pathetic "villain" we've ever had. Seriously, one friend of hers gets his cutie mark and sent to Canterlot, and that's all it took to get Starlight on the path the eventually ...more

While I feel that mare do well is worse, this is without a doubt the worst episode writing wise. The pacing is a joke, it's more focused in fan service than an actual story, there's practically no tension, 90%. Of it is just filler since neither the timelines or the fights in the past matter, and it just show how pathetic, stupid, boring, cliche, and down right cringe worthy star was as a Villain.

And Then The Starlight Drama Starts - JPK

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50 Swarm of the Century

Pinkie knows the solution, but is too stupid to tell anybody else, because otherwise we wouldn't have an episode. Fluttershy is stupid enough to keep one parasprite, even though she knows the logical outcome, because otherwise we wouldn't have a third act. How about Pinkie telling her friends about the solution, but it's already too late, because other ponies also found parasprites near the woods and brought them home with them. Then the Mane 6 could work as a team to get rid of the swarm before Ponyville is completely destroyed. Moral of the story: don't take home animals you don't know. Oh, and teamwork!

If only they listened to PINKI*facepalm*

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