This Day in Television History – March 4th, 2011 – My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic’s “The Show Stoppers” Airs

The Cutie Mark Crusaders enter a talent show in an episode that aired six years ago today.

“The Show Stoppers” is the 18th episode of the 1st season of the animated series, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Written by Cindy Morrow and directed by Jayson Thiessen, it first aired on The Hub network on March 4th, 2011.


The CMC all decked out in costumes for the Talent Show! Courtesy: Hasbro / DHX Media

In the episode, the Cutie Mark Crusaders are once again trying to get their cutie marks. But, no luck! So, they decided to join the school’s talent show, but they are doing so with talents they are not that good at! The result: a musical number!

This is the first episode of the series to focus on the CMC as a group, and the first to feature their treehouse which becomes a staple setting of the group of fillies for throughout the series.



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