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The Crystal Empire - Part 1

  • First time that the Crystal Empire is in an episode title and the first in a two-part season premiere. Third episode title based Equestrian location overall with the first one being "Ponyville Confidential" and the second being the season two finale (Canterlot). Prince Silversaddle (talk) 05:53, March 21, 2014 (UTC)
  • First appearance of the Crystal Empire and the Crystal Ponies. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 22:53, March 18, 2014 (UTC)
  • First and only episode, so far, where both Twilight Sparkle and Spike sing a song together. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 21:22, March 24, 2014 (UTC)
  • Fourth appearance of a major villain, and the second of the four who is a male villain
  • Second appearance of Shining Armor and Princess Cadance
  • First appearance of a unicorn (excluding alicorns) more powerful than Twilight
    • Dubious, Shining Armor may be more powerful than Twilight. Xeoxer (talk) 18:07, April 19, 2013 (UTC)
    • And we do not know if Sombra is'nt actually an alicorn whose wings are hidden by the armor\cape. Kaylabaraonda (talk) 12:18, February 2, 2014 (UTC)
  • First time Spike is clearly heard singing.

The Crystal Empire - Part 2

  • This is the first episode of the series in which a major antagonist is actually "destroyed" as opposed to being chased off or imprisoned.
    • Although there are theories regarding Nightmare Moon as a manifestation of Luna's dark side, and that Chrysalis fell to her doom (unless you view the comics as canon), but Sombra is the first official time. Ghostkaiba297 (talk) 21:09, March 17, 2013 (UTC)
  • It's the first episode when Spike helps defeat a villain and saves Equestria. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 23:11, November 7, 2013 (UTC)
  • Second time where the Mane Six does not save the day after "A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2". Prince Goldstreak (talk) 15:43, April 9, 2015 (UTC)
  • First time in a two-part season premiere that the reprise of a song appears in the second half rather than the first half. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 05:43, March 19, 2014 (UTC)
  • Although it is a reprise of "The Failure Song" from the premiere's first part, this is the third episode to end with a song after "A Friend in Deed" (Cranky Doodle Joy) and "A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2" (Love is in Bloom). Second overall after Part 2 of season two's finale. --Prince Goldstreak (talk) 12:23, December 23, 2014 (UTC)
  • This is the second (and, so far, final) time a villain is directly defeated by Princess Cadance instead of Twilight Sparkle. (first being Sombra's predecessor, Queen Chrysalis) Ghostkaiba297 (talk) 06:50, November 17, 2014 (UTC)

Too Many Pinkie Pies

One Bad Apple

  • First appearance of Apple Bloom's cousin, Babs Seed. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 06:07, March 19, 2014 (UTC)
  • First episode where Twilight Sparkle is present, but has no lines.
  • 2nd time Princess Celestia does not appear or is mentioned (1st time is "Hearts and Hooves Day")Perfect Sige (talk) 06:22, December 7, 2012 (UTC)
    • First time Princess Celestia does not appear when counting the hidden cameos (e.g. statues, pictures).
      --O0fKO6t.png (talk · edits) mzGuUgk.png 12:33, December 3, 2015 (UTC) 
  • First song with Apple Bloom as the main singer.Raymondluxuryacht (talk) 03:50, July 13, 2013 (UTC)
  • Third song sung by The Cutie Mark Crusaders. JumpingShinyFrogs (talk) 00:17, December 31, 2013 (UTC)
  • Fourth song in which no member of the main six sings or speaks a single line, fifth song in which no member of the main six sings. JumpingShinyFrogs (talk) 00:17, December 31, 2013 (UTC)
  • First time Sweetie Belle's magic is visible —Preceding unsigned comment added by FlutterRose (talkcontribs)
  • First episode in Season 3 (counting The Crystal Empire as one) in which the antagonist is not killed. Magic Duel follows, and both see the antagonist reformed. KillRoy231 (talk) 09:00, November 11, 2015 (UTC)
    • AHEM? furdklZ.png 2xoHxMt.gif 15:36, November 11, 2015 (UTC)

Magic Duel

  • Second appearance of Trixie. (Although she is mentioned in Ponyville Confidential)
    • And she was seen in greater numbers in Bridle Gossip. 213.154.11.25 06:13, December 7, 2012 (UTC)
      • Those were just lazy animation dupes, so they don't count. Meester Tweester (talk) 09:29, January 28, 2013 (UTC)
  • This is the second episode where blood is shown, when Rarity pricks her hoof while sewing for Trixie.
  • First time the word "alicorn" is used in the show
  • Strangely Trixie claims she does not trust wheels, even though she did use them on her traveling wagon in Boast Busters, though it could just be her corruption from the alicorn amulet talking.
  • The first time an antagonist was changed to good. Meester Tweester (talk) 18:07, January 20, 2013 (UTC)
    • Unless you count Nightmare Moon (Friendship is Magic Part 2), but some think she is a manifestation of Luna's dark side. Ghostkaiba297 (talk) 08:13, January 28, 2013 (UTC)
      • Hey, I forgot about Luna! Maybe because it was so long ago. This might need further debating. Thanks Ghost Kaiba!Meester Tweester (talk) 09:27, January 28, 2013 (UTC)
      • Luna definitely does count since it was confirmed she and Nightmare Moon are one and the same. KillRoy231 (talk) 09:02, November 11, 2015 (UTC)
  • The second appearance of parasprites. Xeoxer (talk) 18:55, July 8, 2013 (UTC)
  • The only episode in Season 3 to feature Mr. and Mrs. Cake, and Snips and Snails. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 01:16, November 8, 2013 (UTC)
  • The first episode Pumpkin Cake appears without her brother. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 01:16, November 8, 2013 (UTC)
  • When Applejack, Rarity, Big Macintosh (dressed as Applejack), Granny Smith (also Applejack), and baby Applejack and Rarity are doing a magic trick near the end of the episode, baby Applejack and baby Rarity might be Pound and Pumpkin Cake. If this is true, Pumpkin Cake does not appear without her brother. Also, for an unknown reason, Granny Smith should've been painted to look like Rarity.
    • That was Sweetie Belle and Apple Bloom. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 16:02, July 6, 2014 (UTC)
  • The second appearance of the Pie family farm after The Cutie Mark Chronicles (even though both times, it only appears outta a flashback). --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 14:56, March 29, 2015 (UTC)

Sleepless in Ponyville

  • Second episode to have the main setting of the series in an episode title with the first being "Ponyville Confidential". Prince Silversaddle (talk) 21:38, March 21, 2014 (UTC)
  • This is the only season three episode where Pinkie Pie does not make an appearance. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 05:22, March 19, 2014 (UTC)
  • If the summaries are correct, this should be the first CMC episode to center mainly on Scootaloo 213.154.11.25 06:08, 2012 December 7‎
    • It is the first CMC episode to center mainly on Scootaloo. --Kinrah (talk) 22:50, December 8, 2012 (UTC)
      • Scootaloo seemed to be the main CMC in The Show Stoppers, even though it didn't really focus on her, most of these CMC episodes has one CMC that gives the most dialogue and the most ideas. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 04:14, July 5, 2014 (UTC)
  • The second episode of Season 3 to not feature or mention Princess Celestia; it is the first episode of the season in which Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Spike do not appear. --Kinrah (talk) 22:50, December 8, 2012 (UTC)
  • First time in the series where Princess Luna visits somepony in their dreams. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 08:43, March 24, 2014 (UTC)
  • The third episode of Season 3 in which Princess Luna appears, meaning she now has as many appearances so far in S3 as she had total in S2. --Kinrah (talk) 22:50, December 8, 2012 (UTC)
  • The first time when Luna is acting as a mentor and provides a moral. Xeoxer (talk) 21:22, December 26, 2012 (UTC)
  • First episode where a princess (not a flashback) appears where Twilight doesn't appear. --FANMADE Sea Swirl Walking Right Seaswirl10 Talk 01:40, July 5, 2013 (UTC)
  • The second episode showing Scootaloo preforming stunts on her scooter around town, first was The Show Stoppers. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 01:16, November 8, 2013 (UTC)
  • The second episode to mention the Headless Horse, first was Look Before You Sleep. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 01:16, November 8, 2013 (UTC)
  • The first episode Scootaloo cries. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 01:16, November 8, 2013 (UTC)

Wonderbolts Academy

Apple Family Reunion

Spike at Your Service

  • First episode in the series to have Spike's name in an episode title. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 05:36, March 21, 2014 (UTC)
  • Second time Spike defeats an enemy (the first being when he retrieved the Crystal Heart enabling Cadance and the crystal ponies to defeat King Sombra in The Crystal Empire Part 2), but the first time he directly destroys one.
  • Second time a minor antagonist is killed
    • We do not know this, like seen in this episode: Timber Wolves are able to regenerate, even after complet destruction.Timesgift (talk) 11:01, July 31, 2013 (UTC)
  • First time Spike mentions dragon code upon somepony saving his life (when others have done so before)
  • Unsure if it was done earlier, but this is the first use of CGI animation in an episode.Perfect Sige (talk) 23:59, June 26, 2013 (UTC)
    • The crew confirmed that they also used 3D animation for Dizzytron in Wonderbolt Academy. Xeoxer (talk) 19:04, July 8, 2013 (UTC)
  • The second episode that Timberwolves appear, first is Family Appreciation Day. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 01:16, November 8, 2013 (UTC)

Keep Calm and Flutter On

  • First appearance of Discord since The Return of Harmony Part 2. Meester Tweester (talk) 18:07, January 20, 2013 (UTC)
  • First reappearance of a major antagonist outside of a two-part episode. (Not counting Luna as she is no longer Nightmare Moon in future episodes) Ghostkaiba297 (talk) 05:18, February 17, 2013 (UTC)
  • The second time an antagonist has turned good, because of Trixie in Magic Duel. Meester Tweester (talk) 18:07, January 20, 2013 (UTC)
    • First time with a major antagonist who first appeared in a two-part episode. (Not counting Luna who wasn't always evil and Nightmare Moon is considered by some as an embodiment of her dark side) Ghostkaiba297 (talk) 05:18, February 17, 2013 (UTC)
  • Third time the phrase "wide, wide world of Equestria", or a variant thereof, is spoken; this episode, it was Rarity. The first and second time was in "Feeling Pinkie Keen" and "Too Many Pinkie Pies" both by Twilight Sparkle. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 17:25, March 23, 2014 (UTC)
  • The first time vulgar languange has been hinted. When Applejack and a beaver arguing about a dam, the beaver squeaks something incomprehensible, then Fluttershy gasps in horror, "Such language!"—Preceding unsigned comment added by Meester Tweester (talkcontribs)
  • Is it just me or did Rainbow Dash call Dickcord?
  • The first time that Twilight is openly irritated at Celestia.Raymondluxuryacht (talk) 03:50, July 13, 2013 (UTC)
  • First time the Elements of Harmony appear in a one-part episode. - Jasonbres (talk) 03:19, November 23, 2014 (UTC)

Just for Sidekicks

  • First episode that takes place at the same time as another episode.
  • Second appearance of the Crystal Empire. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 00:21, March 19, 2014 (UTC)
  • First episode that the Equestria Games was mentioned. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 13:21, March 26, 2014 (UTC)
  • The second episode featuring Screw Loose (first was Read It and Weep), and this time she wasn't barking. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 23:17, November 7, 2013 (UTC)
  • The second episode featuring Big Mac and Cheerilee together, probably hinting that the ship is still sailing. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 23:17, November 7, 2013 (UTC)
  • The first episode where Spike has an adventure with the Cutie Mark Crusaders. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 23:19, November 7, 2013 (UTC)
  • The second episode featuring all the Main Six's pets (first was May the Best Pet Win!) --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 23:19, November 7, 2013 (UTC)
  • The second episode where Peewee has a cameo, but only shown in photos returning home to his parents. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 23:19, November 7, 2013 (UTC)

Games Ponies Play

Magical Mystery Cure

  • Second season finale to not have an antagonist. The first being the season one finale. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 15:29, March 19, 2014 (UTC)
  • First episode to be the first part in an over-arcing three-part story into the next season. The two-part season four premiere serves as Part 2 and 3. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 22:46, March 18, 2014 (UTC)
  • First full-on musical episode in the series. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 06:28, March 24, 2014 (UTC)
  • Fourth time where Meghan McCarthy, and the first in this first part of a three-part story (the two-part season four premiere serves as Part 2 and 3), isn't credited as writer. The first time was the series premiere, second was the season one finale, and the third was the season two premiere. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 05:38, April 2, 2014 (UTC)
  • First and only time that M.A. Larson writes a season finale. Prince Silversaddle (talk)
  • The most number of songs in a single episode, with 7 songs. Xeoxer (talk) 20:52, February 15, 2013 (UTC)
  • Second season finale appearance of Princess Cadance and Shining Armor's fourth appearance. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 00:27, March 21, 2014 (UTC)
  • First episode to contain a long song title in the ending credits. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 06:26, March 19, 2014 (UTC)
  • The first time Celestia sings. Xeoxer (talk) 20:52, February 15, 2013 (UTC)
  • Although it is a reprise of "Morning in Ponyville", this is the fourth episode to end with a song after "A Friend in Deed" (Cranky Doodle Joy), "A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2" (Love is in Bloom), and "The Crystal Empire - Part 2" (The Success Song). --Prince Goldstreak (talk) 12:23, December 23, 2014 (UTC)
  • The first time a pony's kind is being changed. Xeoxer (talk) 20:52, February 15, 2013 (UTC)
    • Yeah, changed permanently. Remember Sonic Rainboom? -Alicorn Feathers, the talkative stallion! 07:38, March 16, 2013
      • Permanently? Rarity's wings, from "Sonic Rainboom", were only temporary. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 15:59, March 19, 2014 (UTC)
      • Which is why this episode is the first time a pony's kind is changed permanently, as opposed to temporarily. (Temporarily is also done in The Return of Harmony Part 1) Ghostkaiba297 (talk) 06:50, November 4, 2014 (UTC)
  • Second time that the word "alicorn" is used in the show. The first time was in Magic Duel. Prince Silversaddle (talk) 22:10, March 18, 2014 (UTC)
  • Last appearance of Twilight as a unicorn, and first as an alicorn. -- This is Jonny Manz, signing off! 17:08, February 16, 2013 (UTC)
  • First time alicorn is mentioned in relation to the princess' type (not counting the Alicorn Amulet in Magic Duel, of course). -- This is Jonny Manz, signing off! 17:08, February 16, 2013 (UTC)
  • Third appearance of DJ Pon-3 and the first time she makes any sound (she's briefly seen laughing). Xeoxer (talk) 20:23, February 23, 2013 (UTC)
  • Second Time Pinkie is shown with straight hair, first since Party of One. GjzTyYh.gif Seaswirl10 Talk  11:21, October 17, 2013 (UTC)
    • She breflie has straight hair in The Best Night Ever Vengir (talk) 12:11, November 15, 2013 (UTC)
  • The only episode in Season 3 that shows Derpy in her 'derp' form. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 23:21, November 7, 2013 (UTC)
  • The first episode that Big Mac and Granny Smith appear in the same episode as Shining Armor and Cadance. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 23:24, November 7, 2013 (UTC)
  • The first episode Cadance appears, but doesn't talk. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 23:24, November 7, 2013 (UTC)
  • The first episode when all the Main Six cry at the same time. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 23:24, November 7, 2013 (UTC)
  • The second episode featuring Flitter. --Mega Sean 45 (talk) 23:35, November 7, 2013 (UTC)
  • Fourth appearance of wet mane Rarity, the other three being Friendship is Magic Part 2, Look Before You Sleep, & Sisterhooves Social.