| Sprinkle Medley|
Earth (S2E4 and some merchandise)
|Eyes||¤ Gradient from light cyan to dark cornflower blue|
|Coat||Pale, light grayish opal|
| Cutie mark|
|Voice||Tabitha St. Germain (English, S4E10)|
Sprinkle Medley, or April Showers, is a female Pegasus pony with a Celeste coat, Persian green mane and tail, baby blue eyes, and a cutie mark of a raining white cloud. She is unnamed in the show, but she is named in merchandise and other media.Sprinkle has a speaking role in Rainbow Falls and in the German version of The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000.
Development and design
She shares her design with White Lightning.
Her color scheme is similar to those of S02E03 Unnamed Earth Mare #2, "Melody", Micro 04 Unnamed Mare - Pegasus Artist, "Larissa", Friends Forever 11 Unnamed Filly - Medley, and Unnamed Girl #16 and resembles that of a 1983 pony called Medley.
Depiction in the seriesSprinkle Medley is commonly featured as a background pony in Ponyville and Cloudsdale. She makes her first appearance in Friendship is Magic, part 1 in the town hall, waiting for the appearance of Princess Celestia and her act of raising the sun for the Summer Sun Celebration.
In the episode Winter Wrap Up, Sprinkle Medley appears as part of the weather team. Unlike the majority of weather team members, her vest frequently appears with a white band around the openings, and in place of the sun symbol is a white star. Aside from Sprinkle Medley herself, only Rainbow Dash wears a vest like this.
In Sonic Rainboom, Sprinkle Medley works in the snowflake-making section of Cloudsdale's weather factory, and she later appears in the audience at the Cloudeseum. She also appears, with orange eyes, as an entrant in the Best Young Flyer competition; her tag number is obscured. She knocks on Rarity's door and receives her announcement that she's "going to be a while."Canterlot and later in Ponyville in Princess Twilight Sparkle - Part 1, in Canterlot in Princess Twilight Sparkle - Part 2, and in Flight to the Finish, Rainbow Falls, Pinkie Pride, Simple Ways, Filli Vanilli, It Ain't Easy Being Breezies, For Whom the Sweetie Belle Toils, Leap of Faith, Trade Ya!, Equestria Games, Twilight's Kingdom - Part 1, and Twilight's Kingdom - Part 2.
In Bloom & Gloom, Sprinkle Medley appears fleeing from a swarm of twittermites. In Tanks for the Memories, she moves clouds with other Pegasi in preparation for winter. In Make New Friends but Keep Discord, she appears at the Grand Galloping Gala. In Slice of Life, she appears at Cranky Doodle Donkey and Matilda's wedding. In Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep?, she appears in Ponyville's shared dream. In Rarity Investigates! she watches the Wonderbolts practicing at the stadium from the stands. In Crusaders of the Lost Mark, she puts a new flagpole on the playground during the reprise of The Pony I Want to Be. In What About Discord?, she appears in Ponyville while Twilight Sparkle and Spike walk to Carousel Boutique. She also appears in the final group shot during Friends Are Always There For You in The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 2.
Times stated below are approximate and taken from videos available online.
|1||20:07 – staring at the growing mist in the town hall, 20:15 – hovering above the crowd of ponies that Nightmare Moon surveys, 21:06 – on the floor looking at Twilight, 21:23 – flying while staring fearfully at Nightmare Moon.|
|2||1:27 – flees from Nightmare Moon, 20:21 ~ 21:02 – standing in the crowd.
Duplicates: 20:46 – three Sprinkle Medleys in the crowd, each beside a Dr. Hooves, 20:50 – another one.
|3||2:28 – in line for Applejack’s stand in Applejack’s fantasy, 17:11 – hears “Twilight has an extra ticket to the Grand Galloping Gala”.|
|5||12:18 – standing near an apple stand in front of Sugarcube Corner, 12:54 – next to the vegetable stand, 13:15 – watching Fluttershy lead the ducks, 13:39 – watching Fluttershy run from Gilda, 16:26 – laughing at the spitting snakes prank at Gilda’s party, 16:42 – listening to the bird chorus, 16:45 – gathers around the cake, 18:23 – watches Gilda slide and crash, 18:34 – witnessing Gilda’s breakdown.|
|6||1:37 – flying past Twilight and Spike, 3:55 ~ 9:13 – in the crowd for Trixie’s show.|
|7||1:46 – flying in the park with Orange Swirl and Cloud Kicker, 2:17 – being counted by Pinkie Pie, 2:35 – flying above the fountain, 2:42 – looks at the smoke in the sky with fear, 2:46 – listening to Twilight.|
|11||3:49 – blowing away clouds and then high-fiving Rainbowshine (with a weather team vest), 3:51 – blowing away more clouds with Derpy and “Parasol”, 4:39 – standing on a tree branch, 5:42 – singing while spiraling upward with Derpy, 5:52 – singing with the weather team, 6:36 – joining the flight squad to fetch the southern birds, 15:14 – flying by, 15:59 – hovering in the squad behind Rainbow Dash, 16:06, 17:08 – hovering with Sunshower Raindrops as Rainbowshine makes her report, 17:18 – arguing, 18:06 – flying off.|
|13||4:57 – cheering at the Iron Pony competition, 5:46 – watching the footballs fly, 6:03, 19:30 – in the foreground watching Rainbow Dash and Applejack fight for the finish line of the Running of the Leaves, 20:33 – bowing before Princess Celestia.|
|14||14:27 – looking slightly frightened of Rarity’s dresses at the fashion show.|
|16||6:29 – chatting with Cloud Kicker in Cloudsdale, 9:21 – standing and looking up, 10:26 ~ 10:30 – frantically trying to catch the snowflakes in a bucket in the weather factory (wearing a white cap and coat with a furry collar and earmuffs), 13:08 – cheering in the audience for the Best Young Flyer competition (without her cap, coat, collar and earmuffs), 13:13 – standing backstage among the participants (eyes are orange, tag is visible but her wing covers the number), 13:17 – knocks on the dressing room door and receives Rarity’s announcement, 13:24 ~ 13:30 – back in the audience (no tag, eyes are blue), 14:11 – backstage listening to winged Lucky Clover (with her tag and orange eyes), 16:05 – back in the audience without her tag (eyes are blue again), 16:57 – watching Rarity spin, 17:53 – watching Rarity fall, 18:08 – watching Rainbow dive, 18:30 – staring in awe at the Sonic Rainboom, 18:58 ~ 19:07 – cheering for Rainbow Dash, 20:03 – still pose in the audience, 20:32 – watching Rainbow get carried off, 20:56, 21:21.
Duplicates: 13:30 – one duplicate in the audience near the bottom of the screen, 16:06 – one duplicate, 16:57, 18:08 – three duplicates, 18:30 – one duplicate, 18:59 – two duplicates, 19:04 – one duplicate, 20:04, 20:35, 20:58 – two duplicates, 21:21 – one duplicate.
|18||19:18 – giving a round of applause at the talent show.|
|20||15:50 – in the back of the crowd surrounding Fluttershy.|
|22||7:13 – staring at Rarity as she leaves Princess Celestia’s party.|
|23||11:19 ~ 11:29 – standing in the audience for the performance in Rarity’s flashback, 11:56 – hovering in Canterlot with Cloud Kicker in Twilight Sparkle’s flashback, 15:36 – standing with Sweetie Drops and “Forest Spirit” in the present.|
|26||4:43 – in line for Applejack’s stand in her fantasy, 6:18 – possibly the ponies that Pinkie Pie dances with in her fantasy (dressed in Pinkie’s western frilly outfit), 6:45 – singing after Twilight Sparkle’s part in reality, 7:15 – in the crowd in front of the drawbridge of Canterlot.
Duplicates: 4:43 – one duplicate in the foreground, 6:18 – five dancing duplicates, 7:15 – at least eight duplicates in the crowd.
|2||21:22 – seen on the right of Pinkie Pie.|
|3||16:31-17:07 – enchanted, seen trying to get the Smarty Pants doll.|
|4||14:53 – seen wingless.|
|5||18:25 – in the crowd.|
|8||00:05 – seen in the clubhouse of the CMCs under the left poster of Rainbow Dash, 03:12-03:57 – cheering, when Rainbow Dash saved the baby filly, 04:31|
00:56 – building a snowpony, 01:46 – entering the play, 01:50; 03:31-04:35; 07:22-07:29; 12:20 and 14:30-14:58 – in the audience, 03:57-04:07 – as an actress in the play, 04:18 and 04:35 – close-up of Sprinkle Medley, seen next to the Cutie Mark Crusaders, 05:06 – as an actress in the play, freezing and flapping with her wings for warmth, 05:35 – Seen arguing with the other ponies of the three tribes, 20:00-20:47 applauding.
Duplicates: 01:50-20:47 – up to twenty-two: twelve can be seen on the right, ten of the left side. The audience remains quite the same.
03:47 and 10:33-10:36 – complaining about the lack of cider, 04:10 – in the background behind Twilight Sparkle, 05:20-08:45 – appears multiple times in the song, 05:20 – clearly giggling to Amethyst Star, 05:48; 06:15 and 07:11 – hovering around with Derpy, 07:16 – demanding for cider, 11:03-11:07 – at the back of the line behind Comet Tail, 11:30-11:45 – seen with a frowny face, 13:07 and 13:37 – in the audience, 20:58 – being happy, when Apple Bloom told, there's enough cider for everypony.
Duplicates: 07:16 – two: one can be seen in front, one in the background.
|17||00:02 – in Ponyville Square seen walking on the right, 03:31 in Ponyville Square seen standing on the right.|
|18||04:20-06:20 – Seen in the Smile Song.|
|19||01:57 – seen in the marketplace, 07:45-08:59 – seen watching Iron Will.|
|20||04:54-05:04 – taking orders from Twilight.|
00:08-00:09 looking at falling memos, 00:21-00:49 and 02:20-03:30 – in the library, 04:00 – behind Snowflake, the one pony screaming "YEAH!", 06:57 – in the crowd, 07:22-07:25 – chatting, 08:22-08:37 – listening to Rainbow Dash's speech, 08:44 – being tested, 09:57 – in the crowd between Cloud Kicker and Rainbowshine, 12:59 – chatting with White Lightning, 13:30 – watching Fluttershy, 14:36-15:57 – in the queue, 15:57-16:57 – seen multiple times in the tornado, 16:57 – thrown away by the tornado, 17:21-17:25 – hurt from the fall, 20:18 – cheering and hoofstomping for creating the tornado successfully.
Duplicates: 14:36 – ten: in the queue, 14:42 – three: one can be seen in the foreground, two in the queue, 14:49 – seven: in the queue, 15:35 – three: in the queue, 15:44 – four: in the queue, 15:59 – two: both starting along with Sunshower Raindrops, 16:00-16:03 – five: entering the tornado, 16:17 and 19:11 – two: in the tornado, 16:53 and 18:16 – at least two: circling in the tornado.
|23||00:00 and 08:58 – seen on the right between a tree and the rightmost bridge, 09:05 – seen flying at the marketplace.|
|24||20:58 – towing a cake onto a table with Cloud Kicker.|
|26||20:37 – in the audience.|
|3||14:16-14:42 – seen in the crowd.|
|4||15:16-16:40 – seen in the crowd, 16:04 being poked by the CMCs|
|5||20:30-20:40 – next to Sea Swirl being amazed by Twilight Sparkle's show.|
|6||00:12 – seen looking at Scootaloo.|
|7||02:24 – on the top right flying along with Starburst when Rainbow Dash approaches the academy, 02:32 – starting next to Starburst along with other ponies to make loopings - apparently as a lead pony, 13:42 – in a uniform kicking clouds with Cloud Kicker to produce thunder and lightning, 18:03-18:10 – In a group with Pizzelle, Parasol and Stormfeather.|
|11||16:00-16:21 and 18:53 – sitting in the train, both to Crystal Empire and back to Ponyville.|
|12||01:03-01:13 – a slightly younger version of her can be seen in Rainbow Dash's flashback.|
00:46-00:50 – flying an arc with Rainbowshine, 01:28 – complaining about Rarity's weather patterns, 04:09 – sunburned and frostbited by Rarity's weather, 13:05 – barely visible behind Pinkie Pie and Sweetie Drops in Pinkie Pie's eye flashback, where one flashback is from a scene from 'A friend in deed', 13:26 – singing, 18:24-19:24 – seen at the coronation ceremony, 20:32-20:42 – seen in the background right behind Shining Armor, 20:53 – seen in the crowd.
Duplicates: 18:24 – Six: one can be seen on the left, five can be seen on right side, 18:41 – two more duplicates at the coronation, 20:53 – Two: one can be seen on the left, one can be seen on the right side.
|1||7:58 – over the crowd of worried ponies, 13:08 – outside Ponyville Town Hall|
|2||21:00 – in the crowd at the Summer Sun Celebration|
|5||20:27 - in the sweeping crowd shot
Duplicates: 20:27 ~ 20:31 - two in the crowd
|10||4:14 - talking with Cloud Kicker; 4:23 - training on the tryout field; 4:52 - next to Orange Swirl and Crescent Moon; 6:08 - "Hooves down! Cakes up!"; 7:57 - cheering for Rainbow Dash; 13:47 - flying with "Serenity"; 20:26 - cheering for the Ponyville team
Duplicates: several at 20:00 ~ 21:06
|12||2:40 - in a second story window; 3:03, 3:09 - with other ponies during Pinkie the Party Planner; 7:11, 7:19 - in the crowd admiring Cheese Sandwich; 11:15, 19:29 - assisting with the party efforts; 14:12 ~ 14:38 - watching Pinkie Pie and Cheese Sandwich's goof off|
|13||0:08, 0:10 - at the Ponyville Days Festival announcement
Duplicates: several at 0:10
|14||10:20 - watching the Ponytones perform|
|16||4:11 ~ 5:12 - watching the Breezies fly through Ponyville; 5:21 - gasping in horror; 6:17 - cheering for Fluttershy
Duplicates: several at 4:11, one at 5:21
|19||3:42 - applauding the Cutie Mark Crusaders; 3:52 - watching the Crusaders' play; 5:07 - in the auditorium lobby|
|20||3:35, 9:41 - inside the tent; 4:54, 6:32 ~ 7:18 - seen during Flim Flam Miracle Curative Tonic; 13:53 ~ 14:30 - in line to buy tonic; 14:38 ~ 16:44 - in the Ponyville Swim Meet crowd; 18:21 ~ 18:28 - watching Granny Smith's high dive; 18:42 ~ 19:04 - in the crowd of ponies|
|22||0:36 - welcoming Princess Twilight to the Traders Exchange; 1:58 - admiring Princess Twilight; 9:32 - flying across the Exchange grounds; 11:45, 11:56 - talking with Cloud Kicker; 12:35, 18:04 - at Pinkie Pie's auction of Twilight's books; 15:27, 17:56 - standing with Shoeshine; 19:17 - at the Traders Exchange trial|
|24||4:33, 5:44, 7:20 - in the Equestria Games crowd; 12:49 - watching the aerial relay; 14:38 - listening to Spike sing; 18:30, 18:32 - watching the ice cloud fall; 18:38 - flying up to catch the ice cloud; 18:43, 18:52 - trying to keep the ice cloud from falling|
|25||1:27, 1:44 - watching the dignitaries from Maretonia arrive; 16:28 - in a Leap of Faith flashback; 19:53, 20:05 - in an auditorium crowd; 20:29, 20:32 - flying toward Lord Tirek; 20:35 - having her magic stolen by Tirek; 20:37 - lying on the ground magic-less|
|26||20:30, 20:57, 21:14 - seen during Let the Rainbow Remind You|
|4||8:18 - fleeing from the twittermite swarm|
|5||5:06, 10:58, 11:17 - pushing clouds with other Pegasi; 15:31 - emerging from the snow
Earth pony version: 15:15 - running from the giant snowball
|7||7:01, 8:21, 11:09, 12:17 ~ 12:59, 20:27, 20:38 - at the Grand Galloping Gala; 7:34 - shocked by the Smooze; 8:05 - running away from the Smooze; 15:46, 16:14 - in the Smooze-filled ballroom; 20:00, 20:02 - frightened by the Smooze; 21:28 - in the final shot of Gala ponies|
|9||15:04 - watching the Mane Six fight a bugbear; 15:45, 15:46, 19:43 - looking at DJ Pon-3's mobile DJ station|
|13||14:03 ~ 14:24, 17:05 - in Ponyville's shared dream|
|15||6:43, 7:23 - sitting in the stadium watching the Wonderbolts practice|
|17||15:50 - watching the Sisterhooves Social race|
|18||17:34 - putting the flag on top of the newly restored schoolhouse playground|
|22||3:28 - flying in Ponyville|
|24||0:13 - assisting Cloud Kicker with carrying a flag banner; 1:20 - gasping; 3:16 - saying "Rara?" with everypony but Applejack; 4:34 - still listening to Applejack; 15:37 - watching Svengallop get busted; 17:54 - acting confused as to why Coloratura called herself "Rara"; 19:14 - watching Coloratura perform "The Magic Inside"|
|26||3:25 - talking to Amethyst Star and Sunshower Raindrops; 21:07 - as part of "group A" for the finale; 21:31 - appears in final group shot|
|4||17:45 ~ 20:25 - watching the dance recital|
|6||16:10 - watching Twilight search for Starlight Glimmer|
|14||16:48 - watching the Applewood Derby; 21:02 - watching the do-over of the Derby|
|19||2:04 - flying over the Cutie Mark Crusaders; 2:20 - watching Tender Taps perform; 12:46 - in the stands of the baseball game|
|21||14:37 - pushing storm clouds over the Castle of Friendship|
|23||17:55 - as an audience member in the operating theater|
|24||16:22 - catching Sky Stinger in a net|
Depiction in films
Sprinkle Medley appears in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #9, struggling in a tug-of-war contest against Princess Luna, Big McIntosh, Minuette and Golden Harvest along with Shoeshine, Daisy and an unidentifiable pony that already fell in the mud.
Sprinkle Medley appears on the cover of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #12, in which she walks along with Princess Cadance, Lemony Gems and other ponies. She also appears on Issue #46 pages 12 and 17 and on Issue #47 page 20.
Sprinkle Medley is[specify] in Budge Studios' mobile game Harmony Quest.
Sprinkle Medley is a character in Gameloft's mobile game.
Other mediaSprinkle Medley, along with nine other characters from the show, appears in a promotional image shown on the MiniMini+ website, the My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Facebook page, and the interior of the My Little Pony Friendship is Magic: Season One DVD set packaging. She and Parasol are flying above Ponyville.
A Sprinkle Medley mini-figure toy and collector card pair was released in November 2013 as part of the ninth wave of mystery packs, which is one of the sources of her name and lists it with a trademark symbol. According to the collector card, Sprinkle Medley "enjoys guessing what the weather will be like!" A November 6, 2013 "vorläufige Abbildung" image for mystery packs depicts her wearing her Winter Wrap Up vest. A second mini-figure toy and collector card of Sprinkle Medley, depicting her as an Earth pony as in Luna Eclipsed, were released in the eighteenth wave of mystery packs. The new collector card states about Sprinkle Medley, "She loves guessing games!"
- "I hear, they're flying for Cloudsdale!"
- — Rainbow Falls
- "Hooves down, cakes up!"
- — Rainbow Falls - along with Rainbowshine
- "I love flying in the rain! And making it rain! And singing in the rain. And eating lunch in the rain... Admittedly, I might have a problem."
- — Enterplay collectible card game Canterlot Nights #23 C card of Sprinkle Medley
- "who are you? are you trapped in there? Oh wait, I just made you."
- — My Little Pony Facebook post
- ↑ Ebay user Junjie1007 is posting unseen blindbags for sale!. My Little Pony G4 Merchandise (2013-06-26). Retrieved on 2013 June 26.
- ↑ http://www.hottopic.com/hottopic/PopCulture/Collectibles/WhatsNew/My+Little+Pony+Blind+Bag+Figure-10100878.jsp. Hot Topic. Retrieved on 2013 December 7.
- ↑ T2UjddXp4aXXXXXXXX_!!52061440.jpg. Retrieved on 2013 September 12.
- ↑ Collector Card. Retrieved on 2014 May 19.
- ↑ My Little Pony (2014-12-26). Timeline Photos. Facebook. Retrieved on 2014 December 26.