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The Crystal Empire - Part 1

  • The guard that reports to Princess Celestia has blue eyes like other generic guards, but his eyes change to yellow after he removes his helmet.
  • When we see Celestia at the beginning, her horn aura is yellow, like her cutie mark, but the letters have Twilight's aura color around them, making them look as if Celestia has multicolor aura colors.
    • This is not an error and actually is not true! Watch again: Celestia is holding only her writing feather, but not the papers. They are covered by magic of another unicorn at the right from Princess. And her horn is glowing by the same color (pink) as these papers. Then, after a guard came, Celestia gave a signal to that unicorn, and she’d walked away with all papers. No error at all, but wait… Now Celestia’s feather nowhere to be found, while her horn is still glowing yellow! But Princess had enough time off-screen to take it away anyway. Aleksusklim (talk) 18:50, August 28, 2014 (UTC)
  • Both book and horn glow during the last sung line of Ballad of the Crystal Ponies as opposed to teaser edition, but Twilight's horn still doesn't glow shortly before, while the book does.
  • Rainbow Dash's wing is upside-down when she's up the ladder in the library.
  • When Cadance faints, her horn disappears for a few frames.
  • Rarity's irises are not polygonal shaped when imagining herself as a crystal pony.
  • As Pinkie blows the flugelhorn to announce Twilight, Cadance, and Shining Armor at the start of the Crystal Fair, Shining Armor's horn does not have the black crystals on it until after Pinkie interrupts Twilight. AarrowOM (talk) 07:21, June 18, 2013 (UTC)
  • When Spike gets off the train at 8:07, he's carrying a whole pile of luggage for Rarity. At 8:52 though, he carries a single suitcase only. Seconds later, at 9:00, the rest of the luggage has returned. --LabFox (talk) 14:29, June 30, 2013 (UTC)
  • Right after the title sequence, for the first second after Twilight picks up the quills using magic, her horn does not have an aura.Fluffbrain (talk) 08:04, October 16, 2016 (UTC)
  • After Twilight says "we're going to the Crystal Empire," both Fluttershy and Rainbow Dash mouth the words "crystal what?" but only Rainbow Dash speaks them.Fluffbrain (talk) 22:19, 15 October 2021 (UTC)

The Crystal Empire - Part 2

  • During the "Last Time on..." it shows Princess Luna in Princess Celestia's Place in the Castle. (Please Verify, I'm not 100% sure, I noticed this when it aired and no one added it yet.) Loper324 (talk) 07:49, November 29, 2012 (UTC) (please state the duration so that we can find that error to verify)
    • No error here. During the episode recap, Luna only appears in these two shots, and they match up with Part 1. ImperfectXIII (talk) 04:16, May 14, 2013 (UTC)
  • 02:29 Cadence's horn doesn't glow when Twilight says "I will retreive the crystal heart.".
  • On most scenes of Twilight walking down the hidden staircase it is clear that she is not standing on the stairs (either hooves standing flat in midair or she's standing at a different angle to the top of the steps).
  • When the crystal ponies cheer for Rainbow Dash, Berry Punch is in the crowd.
    • Not an animation error, but more of an oversight by the animators. Moldy and the Ponds (talk) 06:10, November 12, 2012 (UTC)
  • When Rainbow Dash's introduction in the jousting demonstration, the lance is on her right side, but in her next shot, the lance switches on her left side then switch back to her right side after the joust. And disappear then reappears when she is talking to Fluttershy jinrex015
  • When Rainbow Dash says that she has a reputation to maintain, Fluttershy's ears disappear.
  • Whenever Celestia's face is seen at an angle so that you can partially see her second eye, said second eye is normally not straight and tends to slip closer to/further from her muzzle.
  • When Twilight looks to the top of the tower, the staircase seems to be free floating. This is fixed in the next scene.
  • When Rainbow dash is versus fluttershy after fluttershy gets knocked out berry punch appears in the crowd. 07:44, November 15, 2012 (UTC)
  • Shortly after Cadance catches Spike, the crystal heart doesn't have magic aura while her horn does. This is fixed in the next scene. Xeoxer (talk) 08:07, November 22, 2012 (UTC)
  • Before shining armor tossing cadance into the air,his horn are not covered with rock.Indrawanhalim (talk) 19:14, December 5, 2012 (UTC)indrawanhalim
  • 16:59 Fluttershy is not there.
  • 17:07 Fluttershy is also not there,while the other three are.
  • In the last line of The Success Song ("for...this!") everypony is singing, but Twilight's mouth doesn't move.
  • At 18:10 When Applejack is turned into a crystal pony, her tail is her not tied, but at 18:41 it is. -- Seaswirl10 Talk  04:30, December 19, 2013 (UTC)
  • When Twilight and Rainbow are going down the stairs at the start, the entrance to the tunnel leading to the stadium is seen, yet at this point, there is no stadium. Glenn31 (talk) 19:17, May 4, 2014 (UTC)

Too Many Pinkie Pies

  • In the very beginning, Twillight's magic is detached for a brief moment (see picture below)
  • When Pinkie walks over to Rainbow Dash in her swim gear, Rainbow Dash is wingless.
  • When Pinkie Pie first sees Fluttershy having a tea party and the camera zooms in to look at Fluttershy, her back wing is reversed.
  • Pinkie Pie has six legs when she jumps up (06:48).
    • Do you mean when she’s at left and talking to another Pinkie (who is at right and perform non-stop jumping)? Then real Pinkie Pie stands on two hooves and makes a long floating jump? If so, then this is not an error, because six legs are making her motion look very fast and pinkie-style. Aleksusklim (talk) 19:34, August 28, 2014 (UTC)
  • When the Pinkie Clones finish cloning many Clones, in one scene there are 14 clones, in the next there are 12.
  • After Pinkie Pie tells the clones to knock it off, the clones on the far left and right have no ears before they jump. When they jump, ears appear and clip into their mane. Their mane animation also has many errors when they jump.
  • When the clones attack the barn, Apple Fritter is helping raise it (12:50). She suddenly changes to another member of the Apple family (Marmalade) the next time she's on scene (13:02) She changes back to Apple Fritter when the Pinkie Clones run off.
  • When Big Mac blinks, (13:02) his eye is still visible under his eyelid.
  • When Pinkie crashes into Twilight at 00:18, first her arm goes through the outline of Twilight's neck, and then Twilight's neck is entirely detached from her body. ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40?cb=20120702121758 06:43, November 21, 2012 (UTC)
  • On the Netflix version of this, the audio appears to skip briefly in between the moment Pinkie has a butterfly on her nose and the moment when Fluttershy says, "What are friends for?". - Jasonbres (talk) 20:15, July 5, 2016 (UTC)
  • When Pinkie Pie jumps off the rope swing, between when she first begins the swing and when she jumps off, the rope appears to go through her.Fluffbrain (talk) 06:40, August 26, 2016 (UTC)

One Bad Apple

  • There are 16 times where Babs Seed loses her freckles. Jenngra505 (talk) 19:21, December 16, 2012 (UTC)
  • In the song, the first time the line "Everywhere we turn, she's just a step ahead" is sung, Apple Bloom is singing but if you look real closely, you can see Sweetie Belle and Scootaloo mouthing it.
  • One of Babs Seed legs is missing in one a shot. (see picture --->)
    • No it did not, one of her legs was blocked, because of the front leg.
  • At 0:46, Appleblooms mouth is disjointed
  • Before Babs Seed leaves the train station Silverspoon does not have her pearl necklace on. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Alexcia (talkcontribs)
  • Also, when Silver Spoon's necklace goes missing, part of Diamond Tiara's Cutie Mark is missing. Horsey0luver (talk) 23:47, June 17, 2017 (UTC)
  • Right after Scootaloo hits the timpani one final time, Babs Seed's animation suddenly resets.Fluffbrain (talk) 05:05, September 18, 2017 (UTC)

Magic Duel

  • Ursa minor's defeat depicted by Trixie still features the old Season 1-era magic aura style and colors. Xeoxer (talk) 16:59, December 1, 2012 (UTC)
    • Well duh, Boast Busters was in season one. Not only is it therefore historically accurate, it would be stupid and pointless to change it. This is not an error, but common sense. ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40?cb=20120702121758 05:13, December 2, 2012 (UTC)
      • Well, actually I think that aura change was out-of-universe thing just to make the show prettier, and we assume those auras always looked the new style-like. That error is either laziness or oversight. Xeoxer (talk) 16:06, December 4, 2012 (UTC)
        • This makes sence my friends, Trixie had a same color too instead of the different color, witch means they wern't using the era color right. Spaniel78CP (talk) 22:44, January 19, 2013 (UTC)
      • Actually, the new aura color of magic was present when Celestia and Luna defeated King Sombra 1000 years ago, so how is the new aura version before the old one?
  • Right after Twilight is banished (8:08), her shadow seems to be in the wrong position. As she starts running, it seems to catch up with her.
  • At Twilight's magic show towards the end of the episode (20:32) there is a blank pony frame on the farthest end of the left bleacher.
  • Eyes color of Sweetie Belle and Apple Bloom went wrong (17:27) and only Sweetie Belle (19:52) probably for Applejack, Rarity-like effect.
  • For the first half of the episode, the Alicorn Amulet's head faces to the left. But in the second half, the head faces right.
  • At the end when Trixie is about to run off, her cutie mark is on her left inside thigh, and I think a little too much of her forehead is visible for her horn to be there also, but I haven't looked at other images for comparison. ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40?cb=20120702121758 08:19, January 1, 2013 (UTC)
  • When Fluttershy is disguised as Rainbow Dash, she managed to get Rainbow Dash's eye model, which is impossible
    • Actually, it's not impossible; when Fluttershy's eyes are fully open, they're round like a normal pegsus.
  • Why nobody is wondering that there are two Angels at 2:02-2:30, but only one Angel before (1-35-1:42) and after (2:34-2:44)? Again, at the end (20:31-20:47) there are still two Angels… Aleksusklim (talk) 20:13, August 28, 2014 (UTC)
    • Perhaps because one of those bunnies isn't Angel. Have you not ruled out the possibility that some bunnies do look alike? - Jasonbres (talk) 20:15, August 28, 2014 (UTC)
      • Yeah, this is theoretically possible, but a) there is brown bunny that looks like Angel, so they could just make his copy instead of white one, and b) I’ve mentioned that in some scenes with all animals there is only one white bunny, and it’s seems unlikely that second bunny was off-screen at those moments. Aleksusklim (talk) 21:23, August 28, 2014 (UTC)
  • Right before the camera centers on Snips and Snails after Trixie turns her chariot into a canopy bed, the animation for Trixie's hair and the storm clouds in the upper left-hand corner suddenly resets twice.Fluffbrain (talk) 07:18, July 16, 2016 (UTC)

Sleepless in Ponyville

  • (1:17)Applebloom and the gameboard are off the doormat. When Scootaloo jumps from the ladder to the ground at 1:23, the horseshoe that Sweetie Belle just moved shifts to the right. Then at 1:28, it's back in its original spot. Plus, Applebloom and the gameboard have shifted onto the doormat. At 1:38, Applebloom is off the doormat and the gameboard is tilted at a different angle than before. Then at 2:00, the doormat and gameboard disappear! Seriously, what is it with Applebloom and her little game? Meester Tweester (talk) 07:32, January 17, 2013 (UTC)
  • When we see a 360° turn around Scootaloo, it seems she standing straight on two hooves. But before and after that, she is clearly grounded on her four hooves. Nice scene anyway. --Bahnpirat (talk) 23:12, December 7, 2012 (UTC)
  • Just before the start of Scootaloo's story, Rainbow Dash's wings disappear (12:27), then reappear after it (12:58). RedasFIRE (talk) 04:36, December 9, 2012 (UTC)
  • At the end of Rainbow's first story with the line "And then the olden pony asks..." The colors in her main change.
  • At 11:50, Scootaloo has no wings. Once she drops down a second later, her wings magically re-appear. Moldy and the Ponds (talk) 07:50, December 9, 2012 (UTC)
  • When Scootaloo says "happy friends" (and perhaps other times, I can't go frame by frame yet), her eye is layered on top of her mane. ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40?cb=20120702121758 10:34, December 11, 2012 (UTC)
  • At 6:27 Scootaloo's right foreleg is detach Jinrex015
  • Constantly in the episode, Scootaloo's eyelashes frequently disappear and reappear. Abbeybunny (talk) 23:48, January 16, 2013 (UTC)
  • More of a writing error for a new writer, but Applejack feels cold in a mere (autumn?) night while the ponies go normally through snow in Hearth's Warming Eve and in the Arctic North. Xeoxer (talk) 13:08, January 24, 2013 (UTC)
  • At ~16:27, as Princess Luna leaps out of the moon during Scootaloo's second dream, her right forehoof is improperly layered over her black chestplate. ImperfectXIII Wiki signature.png FANMADE ImperfectXIII OC pixel animation.gif 07:08, August 9, 2014 (UTC)
  • At 8:46 when Rarity thinks she is sweating, she lifts her sunglasses above her eyes but the frame between the lenses goes through her horn. —Preceding unsigned comment added by AurelienPONI (talkcontribs)

Wonderbolts Academy
Incorrect blue-green eye color
  • At around 13:56 in the episode, Rainbow Dash has an incorrect eye color (it looks similar to Fluttershy's, but lighter). (Also, that should probably be uploaded and placed in a gallery at some point, but I figure this'll do for now) -- This is Jonny Manz, signing off! 02:46, December 16, 2012 (UTC)
  • This is more of a continuity error than it is an animation error. Rainbow Dash and Lightning Dust have been training with the same 6 Pegasi for the entire episode. When it cuts to some of them being stuck inside the clouds, the dark-colored Pegasus at the top isn't the same dark-colored Pegasus that they've been training with. --Who would win in a fight between you and yo mama? 02:58, December 17, 2012 (UTC)
  • Top part of Rainbow Dash's mane blinks out for one frame.--Arisaka (talk) 10:24, December 19, 2012 (UTC)
  • When Lightning Dust flaps her wings, part of her cutie mark disappears. --Who would win in a fight between you and yo mama? 02:58, December 17, 2012 (UTC)
  • The very tip of Lightning Dust's "lead pony" badge disappears into her uniform because it's on a different layer. --Who would win in a fight between you and yo mama? 02:58, December 17, 2012 (UTC)
  • Two at the bottom of Rainbow Dash's uniform don't quite line up properly. --Who would win in a fight between you and yo mama? 02:58, December 17, 2012 (UTC)
Odd stripey pattern on Spitfire's right eye
  • When Spitfire is talking to Rainbow Dash in her office, you can see an odd pattern in her right eye - being two lines of color different from the rest of her eyes. She also lacks eye lashes in her left eye unlike her right. -- Ozuzanna (Talk) 13:03, December 16, 2012 (UTC)
  • (For above) those are called 'highlights' not a weird pattern. They ween't properley masked in that scene
  • Two of the pieces of Applejack's plot are misaligned. --Who would win in a fight between you and yo mama? 02:58, December 17, 2012 (UTC)
  • Again? --Who would win in a fight between you and yo mama? 02:58, December 17, 2012 (UTC)
  • When Rainbow Dash walks up to Pinkie Pie after the tornado to see if she's alright, Pinkie is a blank flank. 09:43, December 17, 2012 (UTC)
    • What you're seeing in that shot is her inner flank. Cutie marks are on the outer flanks. jinrex015
  • Also, when Pinkie Pie is hanging onto RD, her tail is on her back. 09:43, December 17, 2012 (UTC)
  • At 18:05, when Applejack and Twilight are being lowered onto the ground, Applejack's cutie mark is missing. Leafheart123 (talk) 22:06, December 17, 2012 (UTC)
  • When Rainbow Dash springs the cloud to save her friends, her wonderbolts uniform is completely gone! jinrex015
  • Evidence that Cadet #2 was originally going to be Wild Fire can be found when Lightning Dust tries unsuccessfully to get a hoof-bump from Rainbow Dash.--Arisaka (talk) 11:33, December 20, 2012 (UTC)
    • One of the cutie marks on the scoreboard is a Flaming Tire (Wildfire) instead of a Sunflower (Cadet #2).--Arisaka (talk) 03:29, December 24, 2012 (UTC)
  • At 17:51 Rainbow Dash catches Twilight, Rarity, Applejack and Pinkie on a cloud even though only pegasus ponies can walk on cloud. DBD Abyss21:20, January 31, 2013 (UTC)
  • At the beginning of Test 5, the Dark Grey Academy Staff Member doesn't have wings.--Arisaka (talk) 01:15, May 28, 2013 (UTC)
  • When the balloon basket is sepperated from the balloon, AJ looses her hat, then they fall, and when the five friends hit the cloud made by Rainbow Dash the ornage pony has her hat back where it belongs. --Bahnpirat (talk) 20:09, November 12, 2013 (UTC)
  • As the air balloon first appears rising through the clouds, Twilight's head pops up suddenly as if it skipped a few frames.Fluffbrain (talk) 23:53, January 29, 2016 (UTC)
  • At 0:45, while RD is opening her letter, her Cutie Mark is tiny. As she reads the letter, her Cutie Mark becomes normal sized again.Horsey0luver (talk) 23:56, June 17, 2017 (UTC)

Apple Family Reunion

  • (2:22)It seems that Applejack's forelegs are gone when Granny Smith says "You got yerself a deal."Meester Tweester (talk) 17:40, January 17, 2013 (UTC)
  • Babs Seed's eye color is the same as Apple Bloom's when they are passing a brush to clean wood. The eyelashes are Babs', but the eye color's is Apple Bloom's. This occurs in the song Raise This Barn, and stays until Babs Seed closes her eyes while singing.
  • An error occurs again with Babs Seed's eyes having no eyelashes, but the color of her eyes are the same as the one she normally has. This happens in the same song, Raise The Barn, when it almost ends. It stays until the picture is seen in the photo album Granny Smith keeps.
  • During the "Raise your Barn" song at 0:31 Meadow Song's eye is glitched.
  • During the "Raise the Barn" song, you see a group-shot of the Apple Family. But you also see Carrot Top, Bon Bon, and Cloudchaser.
Not to forget Helia, Shoeshine, Mr. Greenhooves and Cherry Berry
Also, some of the relatives that were seen are missing from the photo (e.g. the red earth pony with the green dress, a couple stallions that look similar to Big Mac).
  • When the family is gathering for the photo two fillies are unicorns, but they are earth before hand.
  • On the song, "Raise This Barn," Apple Bloom's eyes are seemingly different in two scenes of the song.
  • "Alula" is supposed to be an Earth pony for this episode, but she has her wings at one point when the hayride cart is pulling away. ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40?cb=20120702121758 06:27, January 2, 2013 (UTC)
  • One line of the song (we raised this barn) is incorrect, it actually should be "we rose this barn".
    • "Raised" is correct when used with an object (the barn). Also, not an animation error. Randomwaffle23 (talk) 18:14, January 4, 2014 (UTC)
  • Granny Smith mentions she and Apple Rose were in a seven-legged race, but it actually should be a six-legged race (two hoofs are tied to you as if you have six legs).
    • Actually no. They all have eight legs so then if you take two away you'll get six, but if you tie it together as if you have one whole leg, and add it to the remaining six, you get 7.
    • In the hayride scene (last picture in gallery) that red Earth stallion's neck is way too long. Talk21:51, April 26, 2014 (UTC)
  • The last note of the violin solo toward the end of "Raise This Barn" slides up in pitch, but the pony playing the violin clearly moves down the fingerboard, which would lower the pitch.Fluffbrain (talk) 07:45, June 1, 2016 (UTC)

Spike at Your Service

  • 00:09: The second book is a red book, where at 00:05 it was a purple book.
  • 4:35: When Spike is spilling the apples, he doesn't spill all of them, but at 4:41 he's seen cleaning up all the apples. And also, how in the hay did he get under the bucket? XD
    • But Spike had enough time when he was off-screen (while Applejack was speaking) to spill the rest of apples and to begin collect them back. And he instantly appeared under the bucked just to make this moment be more ridiculous, funny and unpredictable to us and to Applejack. Aleksusklim (talk) 11:54, August 29, 2014 (UTC)
  • 5:39: There's a sack of grain that's overflowing on the right, but at 5:46 it's gone.
    • If you mean one open sack (filled with something white) then I’m think that Applejack had enough time off-screen to put down it firstly, while Spike was speaking. Because there was 4 sacks before and only 3 after. More interesting is why we can’t see this open sack at 5:19 in the first shot (and at 5:33 too)? There are 4 sacks and every one was closed… Aleksusklim (talk) 11:54, August 29, 2014 (UTC)
  • at the start of the episode when twilight says "these books are gonna keep me busy for a while", her magic aura passes under the stack of books while she is to the right of them, this may be a layering mistake.
  • At some point at Carousel Boutique, Rarity's forelock is layered over her horn.
  • Right before Applejack winks after Spike tells her how much grass he counted, Applejack's eyelashes are upside down. Appleshy321 (talk) 22:25, August 2, 2015 (UTC)
  • In the opening scene as Twilight is pouring herself tea, the tea coming from the teapot is layered behind the tea cup.Fluffbrain (talk) 21:40, March 13, 2016 (UTC)

Keep Calm and Flutter On

  • When Discord is turned back into stone in "The Return of Harmony", his face is facing away, but when Princess Celestia delivers his statue to Ponyville, his face is forward.
    • Also the statue version is mirrored from the real Discord.
  • When Celestia opens the chest with her magic, part of her horn that is still seen on the screen is not glowing when aura appears around the chest. Xeoxer (talk) 09:49, October 26, 2013 (UTC)
  • At 4:59, the squirrel has a tatoo on his right arm, but on 6:54, it shifts to the other arm
  • When Fluttershy tries to use the stare on Discord (during the close ups of her) her wings are not flapping, but she is flying.
    • The shadow is also mirrored in the shot where he is alone in the house with Angel
  • During most of the episode, Dash's necklace faces left instead of right.
  • 5:21, 6:21 (when Discord is spinning), 9:33, 9:50 (Discord's clones): Discord has no mane.
  • 11:16 discord has a blue wing
  • 11:29-11:32 and 11:34-11:42: Instead of Fluttershy's house spinning, it appears as if it is going straight down.
  • 14:00: Rarity appears to have no eye lashes or outline of the eyes. Happens very quickly, and must be viewed frame by frame.
  • At the diner party, when the soup tureen squirts Twilight, she falls back and is eventually over backward with her ‘bottom’ in the air. Yet her tail remains on the far side of her and not connected to where it should be.
  • 19:17: Whenever Discord leans back when skating behind Fluttershy, it appears as if his wings have detached for a moment.
  • When Discord blows raspberry to a discorded rabbit, his tongue is snake-like, but when he does it to Angel later on, his tongue is normal. Xeoxer (talk) 19:16, January 31, 2014 (UTC)

Just for Sidekicks

  • (3:08) When Spike is talking with Fluttershy at the beginning of the episode, he has a measuring cup on his head. When his face is reflected in Fluttershy's jewel, there's no measuring cup in his reflection. The cup reappears in the very next shot.
  • (3:00) When Fluttershy lets go of Owlowiscious, her wings flap out of sync (one goes up as the other goes down). Horsey0luver (talk) 23:40, June 17, 2017 (UTC)
  • (11:10) Red animation guide arrows remain when Opalescence is playing with Gummy's tail.
    • Funny! (I thought they must be at the same layer as animatic), but correct time is 11:46 (length of my video file is 22:03) Aleksusklim (talk) 16:39, August 29, 2014 (UTC)
  • (18:12) Owlowiscious is inexplicably wearing a blue bowtie, which shows up again at 18:20, 19:56, and 20:39.
    • Again here, time of these errors is 18:48-18:57, 20:32, 21:15. I think I’m correct, 'cause I can see error at 20:31 (no wings) Aleksusklim (talk) 16:39, August 29, 2014 (UTC)
      • This would be correct if you included the standard series intro (the 30 seconds that every episode has during which the theme music plays) Macks2010 (talk) 13:56, September 9, 2014 (UTC)
        • Macks2010, I do understand you. BUT! My video has MLP-intro, at 1:35-2:10. So, sorry if I mistaken, but I’m still believe that my file and time is correct. Someone, please, check this out! Aleksusklim (talk) 18:04, September 9, 2014 (UTC)
          + Or, wait, did you said that I’m right? But I shouldn’t include MLP-theme time anywhere? Aleksusklim (talk) 18:24, September 9, 2014 (UTC)
          + So well, should we count intro time for any animation errors timestamps, or we must not? Aleksusklim (talk) 18:28, September 9, 2014 (UTC)
  • At the Crystal Empire train station, as Spike chases Angel down the platform, Rarity (who is stood in between Rainbow Dash and Fluttershy in previous shots) inexplicably vanishes, despite still being there in the Games Ponies Play version of the scene. --Kinrah (talk) 19:37, February 9, 2013 (UTC)
  • When Fluttershy watches the pile of luggage fall off the cart at the train station and runs onboard the train, she is shown wearing her saddlebag. Yet in the shot seconds prior when Spike throws his last gem at the cart, she is not wearing it. In addition, when this same event occurs in 'Games Ponies Play', she is shown correctly without her saddlebag.
  • At 19:53 When Spike says, "I hope you'll all forgive me someday.", his mouth doesn't move when the camera pans to him.
  • .At 20:04 Applejack has Twilight's eye style.
  • At 20:31 Both Rainbow Dash and Fluttershy are shown without their wings.-- Seaswirl10 Talk  12:13, July 2, 2013 (UTC)
  • When the pets are eyeing the snacks on the train, Gummy's head appears almost completely discontinuous with his neck.Fluffbrain (talk) 03:39, February 2, 2016 (UTC)

Games Ponies Play

  • When the main characters are crashed all over the train car after the sudden stop, Fluttershy has Twilight's cutie mark. --Kinrah (talk) 18:48, February 9, 2013 (UTC)
  • Ms. Peachbottom shakes her head in surprise and something appeared. People who look closely see it and get incredibly startled.
  • When Princess Cadence first gets out her scroll, she is holding the top of it with her magic. In subsequent shots, even though the top is not seen, Cadence's horn is not lit up with magic like it should be.
  • One of the crystal fillies has normal pupils instead of hexagonal ones (not sure if error). Xeoxer (talk) 18:35, February 9, 2013 (UTC)
  • At 17:02-17:06, Twilight has red instead of pink highlights in her hair, swishes it to pink, then swishes it again back to red. This is a somewhat common error in the series. Meester Tweester (talk) 21:07, February 9, 2013 (UTC)
  • Applejack doesn't say "my dogs are barking" on the train even though it was heard in Just for Sidekicks. Xeoxer (talk) 18:35, February 9, 2013 (UTC)
    • That's not so much an error; it's more of that scene not being shown from the beginning. You can see Rarity's reaction to that line. I presume they couldn't show the whole thing for time. --Kinrah (talk) 18:48, February 9, 2013 (UTC)
    • In that scene, in one episode there was pony in foreground and in other episode was just empty seat. --Takerudavis (talk) 08:27, February 15, 2013 (UTC)
  • In a group shot of the train car, it seems the supports for the seat are solid boxes, making it impossible for Spike, the critters and the Cutie Mark Crusaders to hide underneath them. --Kinrah (talk) 11:52, February 10, 2013 (UTC)
  • The gap between Twilight finishing her sentence and Spike's stomach growling is considerably shorter than in Just for Sidekicks; additionally, when the camera pans down, Angel is shown next to Spike, when he would have been either underneath Twilight's seat opposite, or outside getting the jewel. --Kinrah (talk) 11:52, February 10, 2013 (UTC)
    • In Just for Sidekicks, Spike's stomach growls twice and Applejack responds to second one, which suggests first growling was skipped in Games Ponies Play. In that case, Spike should be shown chewing onthe jewel that Angel brought back from the station. --Takerudavis (talk) 08:27, February 15, 2013 (UTC)
  • For precisely ONE FRAME between 4:14 and 4:15, Rarity's horn projects a magic aura. In every frame before and after it, her horn has no aura. ImperfectXIII (talk) 19:10, February 10, 2013 (UTC)
  • At around 06:09 in a shot where the whole spa and a giant to-do list is shown on the left, all crystal ponies have no special crystalline effects on them. This also reveals their basic color palette before applying the effects. Xeoxer (talk) 20:42, February 11, 2013 (UTC)
  • At 10:55, during Twilight and her friends' Crystal Empire cheer, Pinkie has Twilight's cutie mark. ImperfectXIII (talk) 21:14, February 11, 2013 (UTC)
  • In Just for Sidekicks, when Twilight and her friends are about to board the train back to Ponyville, they're in line in this order: (from front to back) Twilight, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy. In Games Ponies Play, Twilight and Pinkie have switched positions. ImperfectXIII (talk) 21:35, February 11, 2013 (UTC)
  • In Rainbow Dash's flashback, she has no cutie mark.
  • After it is revealed that Ms Harshwhinny will be arriving on the next train, Fluttershy says "oh my goodness" but her mouth does not form the words.Fluffbrain (talk) 21:26, January 20, 2016 (UTC)
  • At around 14:51 in the group of ponies training, there is a light purple colored pony with her eyes closed that has the regular non crystal pony eyelashes (three eyelashes) instead of crystal pony eyelashes (a single thick eyelash). Her eyelashes never change back to the right ones. Smartyshy (talk) 02:03, July 17, 2016 (UTC)

Magical Mystery Cure

  • After Twilight and the Mane 6 share a group hug while wearing their elements, the ends of Twilight's tiara element have become much shorter.
  • In "The cutie mark song", when Rainbow dash is putting gummy in a cage, there is a short moment when she has her regular cutie mark again.
  • At the coronation we first see Cadence in the hair style rarity put her in in the last episode. Then after twilight is crowned Cadence has her hair back to her normal style.
  • During the "Life in Equestria" song, as Princess Luna faces forward, her horn rings are a light blue and have been merged with the same color as her mane, but when she turnes to Celestia, the horn is its normal color.
  • While Twilight, Spike and Fluttershy are in the cottage, Fluttershy's cutie mark appears to be butterflies again briefly while she should have had Pinkie's cutie mark at that point. -- Ozuzanna (Talk) 18:59, February 16, 2013 (UTC)
  • Applejack is missing her element briefly when they are trying to get Pinkie's original cutie mark back.
  • Rainbow Dash is also missing her element in the aftermath of the hug in the end of the A True, True Friend song. -- Ozuzanna (Talk) 19:32, February 16, 2013 (UTC)
  • there are several errors in the final scenes, 3 of the musicians have blank flanks, Luna's new crown dissapears in place of her old one and Pinkie pie shifts positions from behind Fluttershy to next to her DBD23:40, February 16, 2013 (UTC)
  • At 20:45 Lightning Bolt moves a noticeable distance to the left in one frame. ~Bobogoobo (talk) 40?cb=20120702121758 07:28, February 18, 2013 (UTC)
  • In some scenes, the Crystal Ponies are normal coated instead of transparent.
    • If you're referring to the coronation, they're in Canterlot, not the Crystal Empire.
  • After Twilight meets up with Celestia, her tiara disappears.
  • In some coranation scenes, the top of Twilight's mane is the same as it was before it was styled before the coranation.
  • Near the end of the cold open, Twilight's mouth turns white for a single frame.
  • During Behold, Princess Twilight Sparkle, her mane changes. Twilight Sparkle (talk) 12:23, February 19, 2013 (UTC)
  • When Princess Twilight and her friends are walking outside of the castle, one of the background pegasi is white and has blue feathers, except for one white feather User:Ivystripe/sig 18:47, February 19, 2013 (UTC)
  • During the coronation sequence, right after Celestira says that "Today, she did something extraordinary", Rainbow Dash has the turn of her hat on the right. Then she turns her head and it's on the left, but when she turns it back, it's on the right again.
  • at 11:50, Big Mac's cutie mark has sparkles
  • At 12:19, Sassaflash's wings seem to be on backwards
  • At Coronation scene, Crowning scene, Princess Twilight head turn the wrong way to see her Friends, who were the other side of her.
  • When Twilight spreads her wings for the first time, the "break" in her bangs is missing.
  • At ending scene of Song "A True, True Friend," Applejack change position from being in front of Twilight, to hugging Rainbow Dash.
  • After Twilight takes off at the very end of the episode, the black silhouettes of the main 5 ponies freeze in singing poises. Xeoxer (talk) 10:08, March 24, 2013 (UTC)/
  • During every scene Luna is in, Her old mane is shown. This may just be on purpouse.
  • when it shows rainbow dash's flashbacks in her eyes, the green in her mane turns gray.
  • Rainbow Dash has gray hair when she gets her Element. --Arisaka (talk) 22:02, June 16, 2013 (UTC)
  • In A True True Friend, Rarity has gold on her body at 11:28 Also overgrown eyelashes.
  • When Fluttershy and Twilight sing 'A friend will be there to help them see', it seems like Fluttershy's element is floating, as the sides of the necklace aren't on her neck.
  • During Twilight's speech as she says the line "I wouldn't be standing here if it weren't for the friendships I've made with all of you", the animation of the background ponies resets abruptly.Fluffbrain (talk) 08:57, June 21, 2016 (UTC)
  • At 15:43 (aprox) there is a flashback during Celestia's Ballad in which it shows the scene from The Return of Harmony Part 2 when Twilight casts a purple bubble to bring all of her friends from Discord whom is pulling their elements. Here, when Twilight casts the bubble, her horn is unlit. Aso, Pinkie Pie has gray eyes (probably mistakenly used her "corrupted" eyes, which are gray and not light blue) I saw both errors in the original episode too though. Smartyshy (talk) 15:06, July 27, 2016 (UTC)
    • If it's apart of the original episode, then it's not really an error from the actual episode. WordedPuppet16 (talk) 03:06, August 26, 2017 (UTC)
  • At 11:12 (aprox) Fluttershy has her mane's smooth lines broken right above and just to the right of her eye. Smartyshy (talk) 14:34, July 29, 2016 (UTC)