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The Cutie Map - Part 1

  • Starlight Glimmer is first shown in the background with a blue coat instead of pink. ImperfectXIII Wiki signature.png FANMADE ImperfectXIII OC pixel animation.gif 18:28, April 7, 2015 (UTC)
    • Are you sure that's supposed to be Starlight? It could very well be somepony else. - Jasonbres (talk) 15:53, April 9, 2015 (UTC)
  • At the beginning, when the mane 6 are standing on a rock, Twilight's wings are on backwards. - Blue_Moon123
    • Can you provide a precise time frame? Looking back at this scene, at no point do Twilight's wings appear reversed. ImperfectXIII Wiki signature.png FANMADE ImperfectXIII OC pixel animation.gif 15:29, April 10, 2015 (UTC)
  • Just a few frames after Starlight Glimmer shouts "Nopony left behind!", the marching blue stallion on the far right turns from a Unicorn into an Earth pony. PegasusParchment (talk) 14:34, August 29, 2015 (UTC)
  • Before the off-beat pony corrects herself to be in time with the others who are dancing, she is an Earth pony, but turns into a Pegasus pony after stepping into the right beat. PegasusParchment (talk) 14:47, August 29, 2015 (UTC)
  • At 18:48, right before the scene switches to Starlight Glimmer, Rainbow Dash's head is quickly replaced with a different one. - Hina sama (talk) 06:01, May 3, 2015 (UTC)
  • When Twilight is going to sit on her throne, she has pegasus wings as she jumps into it. Fear Not! (talk) 02:36, April 9, 2016 (UTC)

The Cutie Map - Part 2

After Sugar Belle knocks Starlight Glimmer down and Starlight recovers the jars of cutie marks, Starlight's horn is briefly un-lit even though she is levitating the jars. It lights up again when she casts the spell to destroy the rock bridge, while still holding the jars. Dogman15 (talk) 04:36, November 26, 2015 (UTC)

One of the background pony's head faces the screen for a split second in that scene where everyone's cutie marks get returned.

OperaSpreadSHot (talk) 10:55, January 2, 2019 (UTC)

Castle Sweet Castle

  • Tara Strong is uncredited even though Twilight has a ton of lines. - Jasonbres (talk) 17:47, April 11, 2015 (UTC)
  • How could the fit the tree trunk through the door of the castle? It's too small! CastleCreator SweetieBelle.png  TrickyMario76543 (TalkCastle Creator Apple Bloom smiles.png
    • By carefully slicing it and glueing it back inside. That's very delicate process, but not impossible. Either that, or magic :) Vengir (talk) 06:34, April 16, 2015 (UTC)

Tanks for the Memories

  • In a way, Rainbow Dash is correct. Tortoises don't hibernate. The correct terminology would be "brumate". - Jasonbres (talk) 02:07, April 28, 2015 (UTC)
  • It's supposed to be autumn in Ponyville, and yet, in the very first shot of Ponyville, the trees are pretty much still green. - Jasonbres (talk) 15:53, April 28, 2015 (UTC)

Appleoosa's Most Wanted

  • Assuming that the episode title won't be changed by air time, it misspells Appleloosa as "Appleoosa". - Jasonbres (talk) 14:39, March 25, 2015 (UTC)
  • Braeburn's cast occasionally switches from his left foreleg to his right (and vice-versa). ImperfectXIII Wiki signature.png FANMADE ImperfectXIII OC pixel animation.gif 20:03, May 3, 2015 (UTC)
  • 16:47, Apple Bloom's mouth doesn't move when she says the line "That's my sister". - Hina sama (talk) 07:56, May 15, 2015 (UTC)

Make New Friends but Keep Discord

  • From 8:15 to 8:20 Twilight's wings don't have their feathered detail on them. Fear Not! (talk) 02:41, April 9, 2016 (UTC)
  • At 2:35 when Scootaloo and Sweetie Bell try on their dresses, the green bow of Sweetie's dress is superimposed over her nose. Fear Not! (talk) 02:41, April 9, 2016 (UTC)

The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone

  • During Rainbow Dash's line "And then some. It's like Twilight herself in book form," her wings disappear between frames. ImperfectXIII Wiki signature.png FANMADE ImperfectXIII OC pixel animation.gif 04:37, May 24, 2015 (UTC)

Slice of Life

  • When then monster first begins its attack on the Mane 6, as they are moving out of the way, Rarity's horn is missing. PegasusParchment (talk) 21:28, May 30, 2015 (UTC)
  • When Octavia gasps just before her "That's more like it" line, her mouth does not open or move. PegasusParchment (talk) 18:29, June 6, 2015 (UTC)
  • About 7 seconds after Octavia's "That's more like it" line, Djpon3's horn lights up with her magic aura for one frame whilst she's turning her head. PegasusParchment (talk) 18:25, June 6, 2015 (UTC)
  • Derpy/Muffins' wings disappear when she is walking away from Daisy, Rose and Lilly's shop. ````Stormbringer—Preceding unsigned comment added by Chimzembque (talkcontribs) 01:13, June 25, 2015 (UTC)
  • Royal Pin displays the wrong cutie mark just when he is launched off of Dj's bass vehicle into the town hall in slow motion, instead being Dr Hooves's. PegasusParchment (talk) 12:20, July 10, 2015 (UTC)
  • Whenever Amethyst Star run, her tail replaced by Rainbow Dash's tail. Same for her when the she directing the ponies away

Princess Spike

  • At 06:50, the left hoof for the female pony (I don't know her name) is missing. However, it appears a frame after. Gabrielwoj (talk) 01:55, June 21, 2015 (UTC)

Amending Fences

  • When Twilight is looking in the window of the old library, her reflection's eyes are facing the wrong direction. - Jasonbres (talk) 20:17, July 5, 2015 (UTC)
  • When Spike first sees the ruined present on the floor, the wrapping is green. From the closeup shot onward, it's red. Osumesu21 (talk) 05:08, August 4, 2015 (UTC)
  • In the first donut shop scene, Dinky Doo's running animation is missing her right foreleg with an extra leg from her right rearleg. Wiseagain (talk) 22:45, August 27, 2015 (UTC)
  • In one scene, Lemon Hearts' Donut has a bite taken out of it, and Minuette ate her donut. However, later on they reappear. Wiseagain (talk) 22:45, August 27, 2015 (UTC)
  • In the scene between Twilight and Moon Dancer in the old library, Twilight's cutie mark shifts significantly up her flank and under her wing from one frame to the next while she's walking. Sorceror Nobody (talk) 01:35, September 3, 2017 (UTC)
  • Is it me or Minuette mane missing her blue color for a few seconds after she goes to take Twilight and Spike to the others? TheGamerPainter (talk) 19:19, 17 August 2021 (UTC)

Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep?

  • At 10:33 Twilight briefly has pegasus wings.
  • At 15:19, Noteworthy, while being blasted away from harm by Twilight, the bottom of his hooves are missing. - Pezminer12, 4:32 PM GMT, April 9th, 2016.

Rarity Investigates!

  • Princess Celestia is listed in the credits even though she didn't say a single word. Jamster93 (talk) 22:25, September 28, 2015 (UTC)
  • For a single frame during his first line, Package Deal's hoof has his magic aura around it while his horn does not. Fluffbrain (talk) 23:50, May 31, 2019 (UTC)

Crusaders of the Lost Mark

  • During the reprise of The Pony I Want to Be, Twilight is seen with pegasus wings instead of her alicorn wings. - Jasonbres (talk) 14:52, October 11, 2015 (UTC)
  • When Apple Bloom says 'What's going on?' after everyone sees their new cutie marks, their flanks are still blank.Flashbash000 (talk) 15:28, October 11, 2015 (UTC)
  • When Silver Spoon is trying to fix the school's fence, she has a Cutie Mark on the inner thigh of her left leg.SYZekrom (talk) 01:41, October 17, 2015 (UTC)
  • This episode's composition credits appear to have been switched with Hearthbreakers, so William Anderson is credited for composing this episode when it was actually Daniel Ingram who composed it. - Jasonbres (talk) 23:11, October 24, 2015 (UTC)
  • The filly with the bluish coat and a apricot-ish mane has an hair glitch --He's the ANGRY VIDEO GAME NERD!!! (talkedits) 01:19, October 31, 2015 (UTC)
  • In the song "Light of Your Cutie Mark", when the Cutie Mark Crusaders sing the line "But there's a better way, there's a better wa-a-ay", they appear to be moving backwards but are animated as running forward.Fluffbrain (talk) 07:43, January 29, 2016 (UTC)
  • At the beginning of The Pony I Want to Be, Spoiled Rich disappears suddenly before she has a chance to walk fully out of the scene.Fluffbrain (talk) 05:25, May 16, 2016 (UTC)
  • In the scene where everyone at the schoolhouse is admiring the Crusaders' new cutie marks, part of the mane of one of the fillies (light cyan coat, light orange mane) appears to flip suddenly around twice.Fluffbrain (talk) 06:02, May 16, 2016 (UTC)
  • During The Vote at 6 minutes 23 seconds, when Pip is about to be raised up on the teeter totter, the orange and blue pony who lifts him up has Diamond Tiara's cutie mark on his flank when facing left, but his mark changes back to his normal mark when he turns around. RiceWaffleFox (talk) 00:25, January 27, 2017 (UTC)
  • As Spoiled Rich moves during her line "It's bad enough you lost to that transplant from Trottingham", her neck momentarily pops out from behind her shirt and necklace.Fluffbrain (talk) 06:10, March 17, 2017 (UTC)

The One Where Pinkie Pie Knows

  • When Pinkie Pie runs away from the Cutie Mark Crusaders, Sweetie Belle doesn't have a cutie mark. Once the Crusaders stop walking, Sweetie Belle's cutie mark returns. ImperfectXIII Wiki signature.png FANMADE ImperfectXIII OC pixel animation.gif 03:57, October 23, 2015 (UTC)
    • I knew someone would think that was a goof. It's not. Her mane is covering her flank. - Jasonbres (talk) 04:00, October 23, 2015 (UTC)
      • I thought that might have been the case at first, but I wonder... In these two images, Sweetie Belle is in the same frame of her walk cycle. The cutie mark is partially covered in one, but it's gone completely in the other. ImperfectXIII Wiki signature.png FANMADE ImperfectXIII OC pixel animation.gif 04:33, October 23, 2015 (UTC)


  • See note about the composition credits for this and Crusaders of the Lost Mark. - Jasonbres (talk) 23:11, October 24, 2015 (UTC)
    • This appears to have been corrected in the iTunes released. Anderson is now credited for composing this episode. - Jasonbres (talk) 14:51, October 26, 2015 (UTC)
  • When Apples are walking into the kitchen to share the rock soup with Pies, the steam coming from the biggest bowl suddenly loses it's "out of focus" blur. - ClaudeLib (talk) 19:50, October 26, 2015 (UTC)
  • From 7:50 to 7:58, Applejack's cutie mark is way higher than it used to. --He's the ANGRY VIDEO GAME NERD!!! (talkedits) 21:49, October 26, 2015 (UTC)

What About Discord?

  • At 17:59, Discord's expression changes from dissapointed to happy for a brief second. EcoEcho (talk) 21:34, November 7, 2015 (UTC)
    • No, it’s not an error, it’a Discord’s joy against Twilight feeling alone. Oonosauros (talk) July 14, 2017

The Hooffields and McColts

Between 3:36-3:57, Twilight has regular Pegasus Wings instead of the wings she usally has. CastleCreator SweetieBelle.png  TrickyMario76543 (TalkCastle Creator Apple Bloom smiles.png

The Mane Attraction

At about 10:47, a tiny Sweetie Belle can be seen behind Apple Bloom, although she should not be of that size or even visible during this shot, as she is actually standing where the other ponies are looking. Image Gulomi Jomesh (talk) 09:57, November 23, 2015 (UTC)

The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 1

The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 2

  • In several shots during the Chrysalis timeline, Pinkie Pie's cutie mark is mistakenly layered over her green stripes. ImperfectXIII Wiki signature.png FANMADE ImperfectXIII OC pixel animation.gif 18:45, November 30, 2015 (UTC)
  • At roughly 3:33, Pinkie Pie has Alicorn wings. ImperfectXIII Wiki signature.png FANMADE ImperfectXIII OC pixel animation.gif 18:45, November 30, 2015 (UTC)
  • The scene of Rainbow Dash and the bullies racing by the once-Earth, now-Pegasus filly is used and corrected again - however, it is corrected differently than in part 1, inadvertently creating another animation error. In part 1, her wings are open, while in part 2, her wings are folded.-- Undisguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.pngJonny Manztalkcontribse-mailedit count 23:33, December 1, 2015 (UTC)Disguised_Nyx_by_AibotNya.png 
  • When Starlight and Twilight are seen watching Starlight and Sunburst play "Jenga," young Starlight has her cutie mark.Whitehorse24 (talk) 20:21, March 11, 2016 (UTC)Whitehorse24
  • During the song "Friends Are Always There For You", in a scene where the Mane 6 and Starlight Glimmer are marching together down a road, Spike is shown playing a drum and a snare hit becomes apparent in the music. However, Spike's animation quickly becomes off-beat with the music.Fluffbrain (talk) 02:03, January 20, 2016 (UTC)
  • When Starlight says "You don't know what it's like to lose a friend because of a cutie mark", her magic is seen, despite not holding anything with it. -Cuddlefan