This Day in Television History – November 28th, 2015 – My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic’s “The Cutie Re-Mark” Airs

An old enemy returns with the goal of changing history in an episode that aired one year ago today.

“The Cutie Re-Mark” is a two-parter that makes up the 25th and 26th episodes of the 5th season of the animated series, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Written by Josh Haber and directed by Denny Lu, it first aired on November 28th, 2015 on Discovery Family network.


The battle-hardened Pie sisters give a war-torn Rainbow Dash a salute on the battlefield. Courtesy: Hasbro / DHX Media

Princess Twilight Sparkle is shocked to find Starlight Glimmer return, seeking revenge for how Twilight and her friends un-did her oppressive village based around equality. Starlight used magic to travel back into the past to change history where Twilight never becomes a princess or even meets her friends. Now, Twilight and Spike must travel through alternate universes while trying to stop Starlight’s sinister plan.

The two-parter shows different possible outcomes centered on various antagonists from the show including King Sombra, Queen Chrysalis, and others.  The episode ends with a song, “Friends Are There For You,” and with Starlight Glimmer apparently joining the Mane Six and changing her ways. Starlight, voiced by Kelly Sheridan, would continue to a recurring character throughout the sixth season of the show.


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