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My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic 

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After learning that her friends, as well as herself, are the magical Elements of Harmony, studious unicorn Twilight Sparkle is sent by her mentor, Princess Celestia, to Ponyville to study the magic of friendship with help from her friends.

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In the land of Equestria, a precocious but introverted bookworm named Twilight Sparkle is the personal protégé of its ruler, Princess Celestia. Sent to Ponyville to oversee a celebration, Twilight faces the return of a menace she feared and defeats it with the power of friendship she discovers with some locals. Now charged to learn more, Twilight and her new friends face life's challenges from personal problems to grave threats to the land with a growing appreciation of the friendship they share and the magic it makes possible. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Two actors from My Little Pony Friendship is Magic have appeared in some version of Star Trek. John DiLancie, who played Q from Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) voices Discord. William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk in Star Trek (1966) voices Grand Pear. See more »

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Due to an animation error, a background pony was cross eyed in one particular episode and was noticed by the fan base. Writers of the show owned up to the error and instead of correcting it, added a new character based on the error, and hence Derpy Hooves pony was added to the cast! See more »

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[theme song]
Theme Song singers: My Little Pony, My Little Pony/Ahh ahh ahh ahhh... /My Little Pony
Twilight Sparkle: [singing] I used to wonder what friendship could be.
Theme Song singers: My Little Pony...
Twilight Sparkle: Until you all shared its magic with me!
Rainbow Dash: Big adventure!
Pinkie Pie: Tons of fun!
Rarity: A beautiful heart.
Applejack: Faithful and strong.
Fluttershy: Sharing kindness...
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My Little Pony theme song
Music by Daniel Ingram
Orchestrated by Steffan Andrews
Lyrics by Lauren Faust
Theme by Ford Kinder, Spencer Michlin, Barry Harman, and Anne Bryant
Performed by Rebecca Shoichet, Ashleigh Ball, Andrea Libman, Shannon Chan-Kent, and Kazumi Evans
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The phenomenal cult (colt?) show that literally anyone can enjoy
25 July 2011 | by See all my reviews

It's supposed to be a show for little girls! This is actually what the fans of the show say, who find themselves enraptured with whatever episode they decide to make their first. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is aimed for a target demographic of young girls 5 to 10, yet an older male demographic (who call themselves "bronies") are also finding themselves heavily invested with everything going on in the new series. News of "bronies" following the show has met with both positive and negative feedback. But I like to take the optimistic side - quality is quality. Transformers has always meant to be a show for young boys yet costume shops sell Transformers costumes meant for women every year.

The anime; Sailor Moon was also another show meant for younger girls, yet it's unprecedented popularity saw it receive mention from bands like The Bare Naked Ladies and get covers done by the Osaka Popstar's

I don't think I even need to get into how SpongeBob Squarepants dominated the first decade of the newest century. Odds are five people you know can finish the sentence, "Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?".

Friendship is Magic is like discovering Looney Tunes for the first time or laughing at the family dynamics of The Simpsons. Think those are some lofty comparisons? Tough, get off your high horse *snicker* because this show has honestly earned it. I hope to see several more seasons, I hope to see a movie one day on the big screen, I want to see the Japanese create a new opening theme, and see what other memes the fandom can create that will become part of the show's canon. So much more I can't even fit in this box is possible. Some cartoons are good, fewer still are even great, but it's rare ones like these that are actually magic.


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