A musical season finale that marked a notable change in the animated series, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, first aired on this day in television history.
“Magical Mystery Cure” is the 13th episode of the third season of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Written by M.A. Larson, the episode first aired on the Hub Network on February 16th, 2013.
In the episode, Twilight Sparkle is shocked to find that the careers–and life passions–of all of her best friends have become mixed up, leading to chaos in Ponyville. Now, she must work hard to finish a magical spell to solve the situation.
The episode is a musical episode, with several songs and the musical score composed by Daniel Ingram and Steffan Andrews. The episode marks Twilight Sparkle’s transition to an Alicorn–a unicorn with Pegasus wings–bringing in a new era to the series.
The events of this episode would be followed by the film My Little Pony: Equestria Girls and the then the fourth season of the series.