A lot of subjects like those of MLP's most hilarious, most heartbreaking, and sometimes sickening moments may come to mind for something for me to talk about. But for this post, I'll be doing something a little different. Drawing some inspiration from Pixar's Inside Out, I'll be splitting up different categories of those emotions that I feel throughout each episode and have selected those that have ranked the highest out of those in each category (without looking at the actual quality of the episodes themselves); whether they make me laugh, cry, or have an intense temper tantrum, these are those where my specific emotions are activated.

Emotional Feels for Episodes

Funniest Episode - Joy

Keep Calm and Flutter On & Three's A Crowd

Discord and Fluttershy "you're hilarious!" S03E10
Discord becomes sick for real S4E11
Some of you may be disappointed that I didn't include the likes of Lesson Zero or Brotherhooves Social for this category, but to be entirely clear, that episode's story and moral may have been good, but its humor doeks get a bit creepy at points to where sometimes Twilight's overreacting seems a little too petty. With Discord's style of humor on the other hand though, I would've wet my pants every time I watched his most humorous antics; the prime example being his first two normal-lengthers in Seasons 3 and 4.

With moments of true comedy like Discord messing around with Fluttershy's bad-attitude bunny, Angel, or when he spiced up the tea party a bit, or even the funniest moments of the series (for me) by far when he bulked up adorable little critters (with the snap of his fingers of course) and throwing out his eyeballs like dice, there's one moment in a future episode (possibly) that has yet to beat out that of these memorable moments of Keep Calm and Flutter On. But all of that's not to say you'll at least tear up once or twice for Discord when Fluttershy accepts him as his first friend...assuming you have a true heart of gold that is. Even with all those emotional tearjerker feelings, you'll still crack up at least once or twice that you'll pee your pants.

And with Three's A Crowd, there's plenty more where Flutter On's humor came from. The thing that helps Discord and his antics make it funny is his fake blue flu where he pretends he's sick in front of other ponies and secretly putting Twilight to his ultimate friendship test to determine whether or not he's still friends with her. I mean think about all those funny moments you had to have cracked up at; Discord spreading his sickness to Applejack and Rarity, his song he sings in the second act (inspired clearly by Aladdin's Friend Like Me), and even his irony he spills out at Twilight when he just asks her for teeny tiny glass of water. It's also humorous when that Tatzlwurm sneezes on him right after Cadance's statement is made that she didn't care how much Discord put a damper on her and Twilight's peaceful visit, especially the expression on his face when he turns green.

So you either love Three's A Crowd (or like it) because it got right what What About Discord? got wrong, or you hate or at least dislike it just cause Discord's being as ridiculous as possible (when he clearly wasn't be the kind of insensitive jerk he was in that awful rehash of it). For me, I loved it. Sure Flutter On was the better episode for everyone's favorite draconquus, but with its humor and interesting plot, Crowd does have more of that rewatchable factor to point where I still just cannot get enough of it. So while both episodes are on the same level of humor for me, this first category is a tie between the two since their just equal on the amount of laughs I got out of them, and we'll just see if anything will ever change this factor.

Saddest Episode - Sadness

Amending Fences

Moon Dancer in despair S5E12
Really, you had to have seen this one coming from a mile away for this category for one reason; Moon Dancer's breakdown. Yes, Tanks for the Memories is also a depressing episode for Rainbow Dash unfortunately having to accept the fact that Tank can't be with her for the winter to hibernate, but Fences deserves this more since Memories had some small bits of humor to it (Rainbow Dash's hilarious angry face, anypony?), while AF did everything it can to be something far more somber than something that would make one crack up. I must admit though, that's not to say it was done in a terrible or unreasonable way. And that's because former writer M.A. Larson had to have taken all the real qualities of a good episode into account by blending the perfect elements of both heartfelt emotion and strong pacing to give it true heart and as a result, it really makes you feel for the character of Moon Dancer herself due to her tragic backstory. Talk about true intelligence.

And as I said, when it comes to tearjerkers in My Little Pony episodes, the first thing that comes to my mind is of course the episode's moment in the photo you see above this description. If WatchMojo doesn't include this in Another Top 10 Saddest Cartoon Episodes list, I'll be so peeved. And if you've seen my Top Ten Biggest Tearjerker Moments for this series, you should already know that this is the ultimate top spot on my countdown.

Go ahead though, I dare you not to cry.

Scariest Episode - Fear


Flutterbat hissing S4E07
Now this category is one where I'm saying I like to pretend to be afraid/terrified. If I was to watch this episode at a much younger age however, then that's when I'd get nightmares from such a scene like Flutterbat. Both Nightmare Night episodes don't exactly build up to something scary and they're just your typical Halloween-style episodes. (And the less said about them and how much they've derailed Fluttershy and especially Luna the better) With dimly lit atmospheres throughout Sweet Apple Acres, slow suspense and build up to Flutterbat, and hauntingly horrifying music to go along with it; you can be sure that you're own child will freak out knowing Flutterbat will scare the poo out of them. You still have to admit though, it's sometimes fun being scared.

My only problem with Flutterbat's build up is how one scene zooms in on Fluttershy's fangs while she's drooling for an apple which may be a bit understandable since not every episode can be perfect but on the flipside, does make the situation of the episode building up to Flutterbat seem less uncanny that could've been. Either way, the scariest episode still doesn't mean it can't be one of the best for the series.

Most Revolting Episode - Disgust

Ponyville Confidential

Big McIntosh scolding CMC S2E23
Ever since Crusaders of the Lost Mark, Ponyville Confidential gained at least some (if not more) of my credibility for the reason of how Diamond Tiara became her cruel self since Day 1. And though other episodes like One Bad Apple are some installments I'm rather just neutral towards as much as I am with others like Rainbow Falls and Applejack's "Day" Off, Confidential unfortunately is still not let off the hook for me. It's really horrific enough that I literally want to punish everyone in Ponyville in a particular manner for what they did to the Crusaders, but just seeing any footage from it that plays on TV or elsewhere even before or after the scene of Ponyville shunning the Crusaders makes me want to vomit for all the bad memories I've had sitting through it in the past. It's still one thing to be abusive towards children when it should be handled less harshly, but shoving a moral down your throat like what the Crusaders went through after Diamond Tiara threatened to blackmail them if they didn't follow her rules is another thing that'll make even those of you who still call it the overall worst of the show want to barf what's delivered throughout the episode's cruelty as well.

So while I'm still angered by that one scene of the Crusaders getting what they supposedly *had coming to them*, I really just feel like throwing up whenever even the though of the episode comes to my mind. Nuff said!

Now if you'll excuse me I think I need to go find a garbage can (or barf bag or whatever)...

Most Mean-Spirited Episode - Anger

Newbie Dash

Spitfire "got a problem with that?!" S6E7
I was most tempted to give Confidential that dishonor of MLP's most sadistic chapter, but alongside One Bad Apple, I feel Newbie Dash deserves this more. As much as it pains me to admit it, everyone in Confidential had at least a little reason to shun the Crusaders for going too far with humiliating them. Then again though they didn't have to reject them that harshly. One Bad Apple may be more unreasonable against lovable characters like the Crusaders also, but at least Diamond Tiara and Silver Spoon get their comeuppance at the end when Babs turns the table on them and joins the Crusaders. (And did I mention DT got what came to her in Confidential as well) Newbie Dash on the other hand went too far with treating Rainbow Dash like dirt and never gave the Wonderbolts ANY real punishment whatsoever!! (*calms down*) Just seeing them start it all off with being brutal against her on her first day even going so far as to laughing at her when she gets covered in trash makes you violently beat them all to a gruesome and downright nasty, blood-spattering pulp despite how far seeing it happen onscreen would go as to airing that kind of scene on TV for children.

I obviously get the fact that mostly military bronies adore it because of how personal it is to them (and trust me, I'm not even going to bother joining the military or anything similar as I feel none of it's worth it), but seriously, what about everything else?! Cause that's where I feel relating to this atrocity is the one and only real reason why any bronies who've served in the army would like it. And if you yourself do (whether or not you've been in the military), suit yourself, but if you think an innocent Rainbow Dash deserved this kind of treatment just for the experience like everyone else had, you make me absolutely sick! Even though her imitations of her friends seemed so cringe-worthy, I still felt a lot more sorry for Rainbow Dash than I ever did the Wonderbolts.

Are there any episodes you've had any of these emotions for? (Comment below if you wish)