The ratings are out of 10, this is a constant throughout the tables. For the color-coding system used by the ratings, see this page.
Additionally, episode numbers are listed by what number they aired as in the US, not by what they were produced as.
Below, in the ratings and note columns my opinions are contained; you are free to disagree with them (and even tell me so) as long as you do so in a civil manner. Oh, and don't try to tell me my opinions are "wrong" (that's a major pet peeve of mine); they're not objective fact, they are subjective opinion and therefore cannot be wrong.
Also, feel free to ask me why I rated each episode as I did, though not too much (I'm only one guy!)

Season one

Episode title Number in season Overall number Rating Notes
Friendship is Magic, part 1117
Friendship is Magic, part 2228
The Ticket Master336
Applebuck Season446.5
Griffon the Brush Off555.5 I hate Gilda*
Boast Busters668 trrrrrrrrrrrixie!
Look Before You Sleep888
Bridle Gossip998.5
Swarm of the Century10107.5
Winter Wrap Up11116.5 Mostly due to the song
Call of the Cutie12127.1 Rating went up
Fall Weather Friends13134
Suited For Success14149
Feeling Pinkie Keen15156.7
Sonic Rainboom16169
Stare Master17178 Rating went up
The Show Stoppers18188 I love the CMC, even if it
doesn't always show up in the
ratings for their episodes
A Dog and Pony Show19198.5
Green Isn't Your Color20209
Over a Barrel21216.5
A Bird in the Hoof22229
The Cutie Mark Chronicles23239.5
Owl's Well That Ends Well24248
Party of One252510 Hooray for crazy Pinkie!
The Best Night Ever26267 Mostly due to the song

Season two

Episode title Number in season Overall number Rating Notes
The Return of Harmony Part 11279.5 Discord is awesome
The Return of Harmony Part 22289.5
Lesson Zero32910 Hooray for crazy Twilight!
Luna Eclipsed4309 Luna's triumphant return
Sisterhooves Social5318
The Cutie Pox6327
May the Best Pet Win!7339
The Mysterious Mare Do Well8346.5 Mouse-over, please
Sweet and Elite9359
Secret of My Excess10369
Hearth's Warming Eve11378.25
Family Appreciation Day12388.75
Baby Cakes13399.3
The Last Roundup144010 Original; the edited version
gets an 8.5
The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 600015418.5
Read It and Weep16429
Hearts and Hooves Day17439.9 Watching the leak was fun, lol
A Friend in Deed18448 Mostly due to the song
Putting Your Hoof Down19457.9 Honestly, this ep is like a reverse Hancock to me: craptastic first part, great second part
It's About Time204610
Dragon Quest21478
Hurricane Fluttershy224810 I love Rainbow Dash-Fluttershy
Ponyville Confidential23499
MMMystery on the Friendship Express24508 Rating went down
A Canterlot Wedding - Part 1255111 The first episode to
"break the scale", so to speak
A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2265211 Contains easily the
best song of the series

Season three

Episode title Number in season Overall number Rating Notes
The Crystal Empire - Part 11539 Rating went down; just didn't like them as much as I used to
The Crystal Empire - Part 22549 Sombra is a pretty crappy villain, though
Too Many Pinkie Pies3559 The first episode from
Dave Polsky that I enjoyed
One Bad Apple4569.5 Babs Seed was a nice addition
(the song was pretty great too)
Magic Duel5579.8 Trixie's triumphant return
Sleepless in Ponyville65810 I especially love Luna's role in the episode
Wonderbolts Academy7599.2 It was fun watching the leak, lol
Apple Family Reunion8608.9 The song's not all that great, but oh well
Spike at Your Service9616.9 Rating went down
Keep Calm and Flutter On10627.2 For having a premise written by a
15-year-old, it's pretty good
Just for Sidekicks11638.1 I love all the interactions in this one
Games Ponies Play12647 If only this one could've lived up to the previous episode
Magical Mystery Cure13658.5 I like this episode


Film title Number Rating Notes
My Little Pony Equestria Girls18 It was definitely enjoyable
My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks29.5 Far and away a better movie than the first
My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games39.3 Seemed as good as the second movie, though not quite as strong (but still pretty darn good, with some fantastic music)
My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree49 I'll be honest - I was a little underwhelmed by the movie, and still don't like the romance aspect. However, everything else was pretty solid (the story of Gaea Everfree, Gloriosa having to save Camp Everfree from Filthy Rich and turning to the residual Elements, etc.)

Season four

Episode title Number in season Overall number Rating Notes
Princess Twilight Sparkle - Part 11669.5 I dunno if it was just my warped mind, but this kinda seemed like a dirty episode to me
Princess Twilight Sparkle - Part 22679.5 Really loved Discord's role; glad to see he's still a troll, even if he's not an antagonist
Castle Mane-ia36810 About my only complaint was that there was no Bloody Tears soundalike background music
Daring Don't4699 The reveal that A.K. Yearling is actually Daring Do herself is a bit much to swallow, but other than that, really solid ep
Flight to the Finish5708.5 One of the sweeter episodes of the series; some of the humor was forced
Power Ponies67110 Oh man, the superhero send-up was a riot, though I was hoping for more "mane" puns from the Mane-iac. Ah well, ya win some, ya lose some
Bats!7728.8 Merriwether, you have officially redeemed yourself for your mediocrity in season two, in my eyes
Rarity Takes Manehattan8738 Lampshade Hanging is brilliant
Pinkie Apple Pie97410 There's just something about having a comedically unaware party that makes family squabbles so much funnier
Rainbow Falls10758.3 Not the best episode, but the triumphant return of Derpy was great
Three's a Crowd11769.5 Ah, now this was a fun episode; but then episodes with Discord tend to be
Pinkie Pride127710 Not that season four needed it, but Weird Al definitely provided a great injection of energy, which is always great
Simple Ways137810 Excellent; Tabitha and Ashleigh clearly had fun
Filli Vanilli147910 If not for Pinkie Pie, this would've been my new favorite of the season
Twilight Time158010 It certainly did not disappoint (Sweetie Belle using magic? Awesome!)
It Ain't Easy Being Breezies16818 Natasha Levinger continues to impress
Somepony to Watch Over Me17828.8 Very, very funny, but a bit too exaggerated at times
Maud Pie18839 It certainly was fun; deadpan humor from this show is rare, so it was even more of a treat
For Whom the Sweetie Belle Toils198410 Dream exploration is a great, great thing
Leap of Faith208510 It definitely was ^^
Testing Testing 1, 2, 3218610 I swear I'm not trying to inflate these ratings - I really do love these episodes that much
Trade Ya!22878 A little more schlocky at points, but really loved the parallel storylines thing
Inspiration Manifestation23889 Funny, definitely very funny (marshmelodrama is best melodrama)
Equestria Games24897.5 Wish there had been more focus on the games; oh well
Twilight's Kingdom - Part 1259011 Holy hell, what a great finale
Twilight's Kingdom - Part 2269111 What an improvement over Sombra Tirek was

Animated shorts

Short title Short pool Rating Notes
Music to My EarsRRP8 Kinda glad Vinyl didn't speak; fine for what it was
Guitar CenteredRRP8.5 Who knew Dash and Trixie could shred like that?
Hamstocalypse NowRRP8 Seeing this short almost reminds me of the time I was way into Hamtaro; must've been the hamsters
Pinkie on the OneRRP8.75 How perfect that Pinkie's a drummer; totally fits her personality
Player PianoRRP9 Definitely entertaining to watch Rarity get the Diamond Dog humans to carry her and her piano around
A Case for the BassRRP9 Somehow, human Flim and Flam ended up looking exactly like I expected them to
Shake your Tail!RRP7.5 It's alright, though not really anything special
Perfect Day for FunRRP7.5 Same as the above
Life is a RunwayRRE7 Some neat visuals but overall pretty bland
My Past is Not TodayRRE8.6 Some really good visuals (especially Sunset's phoenix transformation) and also a much more inspired song
Friendship Through the AgesRRE8.2 I didn't really remember it, but it was actually better than I was expecting (also, lol, the beginning piano chords kind of reminded me of Blumenkranz)
The Science of MagicFG9 Science and magic collide - and what a collision it is, haha! (I especially liked the Rainbow goop in the isolation booth with Sunset at the end - and it's also a good setup for one of the key plotlines of the movie)
Pinkie SpyFG8.9 Pinkie's antics are entertaining as ever, and seeing her consistently messing up Rainbow's efforts to spy on Crystal Prep was both incredibly funny and cringeworthy
All's Fair in Love & Friendship GamesFG9 Yep, best friends and nothing more. Uh-huh. Sure. Anyway, it was silly how quickly they turned on one another, but the montage was absolutely hilarious, and a Kill la Kill reference in there to boot?
Photo FinishedFG9 Photo Finish was hilariously invasive, and I've gotta say, it's kinda weird seeing a high schooler with that hair. Also, poor Luna.
A Banner DayFG8.6 Some interesting interplay between some archetypal background humans, I've gotta say (and then Vice-Pincipal Luna trolls 'em good at the end)

Season five

Episode title Number in season Overall number Rating Notes
The Cutie Map - Part 119210 An excelent beginning to the season
The Cutie Map - Part 229310 And an excellent conclusion, too - I feel we haven't seen the last of Starlight Glimmer
Castle Sweet Castle3948 Funnier than I was expecting - but also quite good (and the ending was as feel-tastic as I was hoping for)
Bloom & Gloom49510 Well, a CMC got their cutie mark - I can't believe I didn't think of her (XD) - still, an excellent episode, easily the best of the new season thus far
Tanks for the Memories5968 Oh man, all those faces, all over the episode - Rainbow Dash was quite expressive in this one, and the episode certainly called for it
Appleoosa's Most Wanted6978 The CMC seem to be more and more mature each time we see them, plus Sweetie Belle using magic (both of which are certainly quite welcome)
Make New Friends but Keep Discord7989.5 A very righteous episode - helped me clear out my chakras and sense the aura of my TV (righteous, man)
The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone8999.8 Made me like Gilda (which is one hell of an accomplishment)
Slice of Life91009 The vignettes were kind of disjointed - but they were so good it doesn't affect the episode too much
Princess Spike101017.5 It was alright - pacing was off and moral was kind of strange
Party Pooped111028.6 Yaks were one-note and conflict seemed kind of forced - but Pinkie Pie pretty much made up for everything
Amending Fences1210310 This episode was every bit as great as I expected it to be - no, even better
Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep?131049 A very good episode to end the first half of the season - Sailor Big McIntosh was ridiculously great
Canterlot Boutique141058.7 A good episode to open up the second half of the season
Rarity Investigates!151068.5 The ending was a little disappointing and expected, but the rest of the episode was absolutely fantastic (also, 6 writer credits? That's gotta be a new (academy) record! (twismile)
Made in Manehattan161079.5 Just like how Friendship Games confirmed for me that Josh Haber was my favorite of the new season four writers, this episode confirmed for me that Noelle Benvenuti is very high up there as well
Brotherhooves Social171089 A surprisingly sweet episode - Polsky seems to continue to be hit-or-miss
Crusaders of the Lost Mark1810910 See my comment here - the little I can write in this column can't do this episode justice
The One Where Pinkie Pie Knows191109 After 2-3 straight episodes of feels, it was nice to get one that was straight up comedy
Hearthbreakers201118.4 Getting to finally meet the rest of Pinkie's family was a treat
Scare Master211128.9 Pretty good episode - there were a number of really funny gags and moments, and I like how Fluttershy progressed by the end of the episode - but at the same time, her characterization throughout most of the episode was pretty frustrating for me
What About Discord?221137.9 Something else, it seems
The Hooffields and McColts231148.2 Weakest map episode, but it was alright
The Mane Attraction241159 A fine swan song for Amy Keating Rogers in the world of pony, as well as some excellent songs
The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 12511611 Wow, I think it's safe to say this is easily the darkest the show has ever gotten (thus far)
The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 22611711 Starlight's redemption was great, if a little rushed, and her motivations were understandable, if a little childish

Season six

Episode title Number in season Overall number Rating Notes
The Crystalling - Part 111188.6 Very relaxed pace, but really liked Starlight's role
The Crystalling - Part 221198.6 It's almost like Haber looked at how insane and dark the previous two parter was, and intentionally made this one very relaxed (still good)
The Gift of the Maud Pie31208.5 Some great interactions and faces in this one
On Your Marks41219.5 Definitely lived up to its potential - takes the CMC in a new, exciting direction (one that I'm a big fan of)
Gauntlet of Fire51229 Princess Ember was great, easily the best Spike episode yet, some minor pacing problems throughout
No Second Prances61239.5 A really good episode, with some on point humor and great interactions
Newbie Dash71248 Rainbow Crash, how surprising - but an overall solid episode for Rainbow finally joining the Wonderbolts
A Hearth's Warming Tail812510 For such a simple concept (a ponified version of A Christmas Carol, somewhat), it's easy to tell they had a lot of fun making this - the songs especially are really great
The Saddle Row Review91269.5 Not at all what I was expecting (actually, kind of like On Your Marks in that way - also in that it's very good) - humor was spot on
Applejack's "Day" Off101278.2 Great moral and great to see Applejack and Rarity interact like that, but some bizarre pacing
Flutter Brutter111289.2 A really good episode with a solid moral (and it's something I've struggled with at various points in my life), a strong characterization of Fluttershy, and a somewhat unlikeable yet sympathetic character in Zephyr Breeze
Spice Up Your Life121298.5 Solid episode, with a good song, and the return of the Cutie Map!
Stranger Than Fan Fiction131309.2 Quibble is entertaining, and I loved his chemistry with Rainbow Dash - a solid midseason premiere
The Cart Before the Ponies141318.6 What was there I definitely liked (including seeing the CMC siting at school with their cutie marks and Sweetie Belle using magic so often) - I just wish there had been more of it
28 Pranks Later151329.5 Looks like (thankfully) my doubts about it being simply Mare Do Well 2.0 were completely justified - this was a pretty darn fun episode
The Times They Are A Changeling1613310 Who knew Spike befriending a changeling could be so damn compelling?
Dungeons & Discords171349 Solid, not to mention funny interactions (similar to Confalone's previous episode, though not quite as solid) - very entertaining
Buckball Season181358.8 I definitely liked how much Ashleigh and Andrea ended up talking to themselves, haha - solid moral, pretty entertaining (and certainly much better than Fall Weather Friends)
The Fault in Our Cutie Marks191369.9 It did not disappoint - aside from a song that's not that memorable, I can't really think of anything to complain about in this episode (Gabby was fun and the Crusaders were very well-characterized, plus the moral was great)
Viva Las Pegasus201379 Too bad there wasn't another Flim Flam song, but other than that, this episode was definitely entertaining (it was definitely nice to see Flim and Flam put their conning skills to good use)
Every Little Thing She Does211389.5 It wasn't (exactly) Lesson Zero 2.0, but that's okay - it was still a great, funny episode (with some nice development for Starlight to boot!)
P.P.O.V. (Pony Point of View)221398.2 Particular highlights for me were the animation and Pinkie's portrayal in Applejack's story
Where the Apple Lies231408.2 No Apple parents or baby Apple Bloom (among other things)? Ah well, such is life
Top Bolt241418.6 Solid episode, all the way through. Really loved the dynamic between Sky Stinger and Vapor Trail - also, since this is Twilight's map episode, the only map episode I felt was an improvement over its season 5 counterpart.
To Where and Back Again - Part 12514211 Great setup - who ever thought a team up of Starlight, Trixie, Thorax, and Discord would ever happen?!
To Where and Back Again - Part 22614311 Excellent teamup, some great snappiness to the dialogue in acts 1 and 2, Trixie's and Discord's arguments are hilarious, a great, foreboding atmosphere in the Changeling hive, and a transformation for the Changelings that I actually quite like!

Equestria Girls specials

Special title Number Rating Notes
TBA1I do wonder what these will be like
TBA2And what they will be titled
TBA3All we know now is that they are episode length

Overall season ratings

The ratings are my feelings on the season as a whole - they are not an average of the ratings of the individual episodes.

Season number Rating Notes
17 A pretty decent start to the show, establishes the characters we've all come to know and love. Second half is much better than the first, overall (I personally think the series started getting better with Suited For Success).
28.5 A much better season overall than the first, but still a little uneven (still a bit too many "boring", dud episodes - though there are fewer of them so they're more balanced out)
37.5 Too bad it's a truncated season - probably would have scored higher if it was a full length season (as there was only one episode I really consider a "dud", which extrapolates to two for a full season, less than either season that came before)
49.5 Now here's where things really started getting good (continuing storyline, excellent episodes, what's not to love?)
59.9 And continued to here (how funny, with my two favorite episodes this season, one contains something I had never even known I wanted before, while the other contained an event I had been pining for since the beginning)
69 A definite step back in quality from seasons 4 & 5, but still very solid (and still with some episodes, like A Hearth's Warming Tail and The Saddle Row Review, that became instant classics)
7Here's hoping it's not a truncated season like season 3, haha