No surprise here since she's a , and as we see afterward she tends to be a bit oblivious to her poor cats' welfare. Big McIntosh: Uh, would it be okay if we stopped by again sometime to hear more stories? Those are our parents' names! Rainbow Dash admits to Twilight and Applejack that she dislikes all pies, not just Pinkie's, and has only been lying to spare Pinkie's feelings, but they tell her that she did hurt her. Cake reveals she was a close friend of the Apple's mother, Pear Butter, while Mayor Mare officiated Pear Butter and Bright Mac's wedding. Best not bring it up. Cake, and Mayor Mare all play key roles after being in previous episodes. When given the deciding vote during the show, Applejack finds new admiration in the stylists' hard work and names all of them the winner.
This causes Flurry to act out and cause problems everywhere they go, culminating with her wreaking havoc around the hospital while searching for her stuffed snail toy. Even the sight of Pear products is enough to set her off on a tantrum that really scares Applejack and Big Mac. Next, Rarity's tells the story of Mistmane, a unicorn sorceress who sacrifices her beauty to lift a curse of ugliness on her embittered friend. Teary-eyed, Pear Butter told Bright Mac that she needs to stay with her family and prepared to leave with them. Among highlights include the series' 200th episode as well as the return of and as Cheese Sandwich and Quibble Pants, respectively.
Grand Pear: Finally, something we can agree on. Through stories told by friends of their parents, the siblings learn about the star-crossed romance between Pear Butter and their father, Bright Mac, which is complicated by Grand Pear's plans to move his family away from Ponyville. Ah, I can't believe I let a silly feud keep me from my family. Or is it an exit? Unable to dig the snow away on their own, Pinkie offers to gather her friends to assist the yaks, but the proud Prince Rutherford stubbornly rejects any outside help and opts to wait for the snow to melt instead. Apple Bloom: But isn't your name Mrs.
As we talk to other characters, we slowly learn their backstory. This episode was lovely, touching, and it was great to hear about Applejacks' parents backstory. Apple Bloom: To talk to both our grandparents. Young Granny Smith: Pears are just what happens when you ain't no good at farmin' apples. Disappointed in her behavior, Scootaloo shows Rainbow Dash her report and helps her realize that her parents' lifelong support has built her into the confident and talented pony she is now. He still makes the best pear jam.
In its seventh season, we're still learning new things about the characters that we always wanted to! Apple doesn't fall far from the tree, huh, Applejack? Or rather, you're just like her! It was real nice meetin' you! I seriously did not see that coming! After finally growing annoyed with Rarity and leaving her, Sweetie Belle joins Apple Bloom and Scootaloo in helping another filly, Zipporwhill, reconnect with her pet dog, who has similarly grown disinterested in playing with her. Young Granny Smith: Come and get your apples! Apple Bloom: Welcome to Ponyville! In doing so, however, she misses a rare she had planned to see and is heartbroken, and she hurts Star Tracker in the process. How did we not know?! She refused, claiming that the Apples are her family now, too. Germain as Flurry Heart, Granny Smith, Pound Cake, Zipporwhill, Photo Finish, Nightmare Moon, Pearly Stitch, and Mrs. But there was no way he'd let your mother take the blame for somethin' he did. Yearling has announced her retirement from writing the Daring Do book series, thus ending her adventures as the titular hero.
However, she is unable to give them more details, so she tells them to talk with firewood salespony , their father's old friend. Cake—then named Chiffon Swirl—perfect many of her baking recipes. Although they succeed in releasing the Pillars, doing so inadvertently brings the Pony of Shadows back as well. A secret union Bright Mac fights for the mare he loves. When the sisters argue over whose royal duties are more difficult, Starlight impulsively casts a spell that temporarily switches their cutie marks and abilities, intending to make them swap roles to change their perspective. Pear Butter: I can't help it.
Cake and ask about their mother. Gathering the fashion ponies, Applejack apologizes - both to them and Rarity - for almost ruining the show, and manages to get the show uncancelled. After investigating around Ponyville and Wonderbolt headquarters, Pinkie realizes that Rainbow Dash has never actually eaten any of her pies and has been lying about enjoying them. Now, let's see, I got a stack of books here someplace. During the celebration reception, Twilight Sparkle realizes she has nothing left to teach Starlight because of her accomplishment, so she turns to Princess Celestia, her own former mentor, for advice. I was afraid to watch this at first because I was worried. Of course, more into the episode, we finally get one of the biggest questions in the entire show answered.
Mayor Mare: Not as well as Mrs. Bright Mac: So that's it? He also happens to be an expert horse rider and breeder i. However, all of Rarity's planned activities are things Sweetie Belle has outgrown, which Rarity fails to notice as Sweetie Belle reluctantly humors her. Long ago, Sweet Apple Acres was located directly next to the Pear family's pear farm, but the Apple and Pear families were constantly at odds with each other over who were the better farmers, especially Granny Smith and Grand Pear. I love how they made him into the apologetic side rather than still be grumpy all those years. But I'm so glad you came! With their friendship reaffirmed, Sunburst leaves Ponyville with an antique barrel containing a journal marked with Star Swirl the Bearded's insignia. Since Granny refuses to talk about it, they decide to visit their cousin Goldie Delicious in order to learn about this part of the family history.