Back to the typical flash motion animation for the show.
"Ugh! There's that horrid town where we were almost sold!"
"The pirates! They were pretty awesome!"
"Uh, once they decided not to throw us overboard."
"Did you know we made seashell necklaces for aaaaaa...
How are you still going, Pinkie?
"...aaaaall the seaponies?"
"What about that unicorn? The one who attacked Canterlot?"
"Tempest! I invited her to come to Ponyville....
...but she wanted to spread the word.....
....of the Storm King's defeat....
and share what she learned about friendship."
"Y'all think that's why the map grew? Friendship quests beyond Equestria?"
"I hope not. I've had quite enough life-threatening adventures, thank you very much."
Flutters, how can you have enough life threating adventures, even after you consulted with a Storm Creature?
Apparently, Pinkie is also a builder.
"How many friendship quests do you think we need to go on before we have to expand the throne room?"
"We can't do it all alone."
"We just need to knock this wall down.... (Pinkie, we don't think it involves tearing down the place.)
"No. I mean, the world is filled with so many different creatures....
who know nothing about friendship. We need help if we're gonna teach them all about friendship. Lots of help."
Uh, Twilight? Haven't the dragons and changelings already known about friendship?
Rarity: "Perhaps. But where does one go to learn about friendship?"
"Here! They can all go here! Because we're gonna open a school!"
Looks like class is gonna be in session!
"I think a school of friendship is a wonderful idea, Twilight! I'll help in any way I can."
"There's a big difference between attending a school and running one."
"It's not like there's a rule book to follow."
"The EEA guidebook is very specific about how to run a school."
"The EEA? I've never heard of that."
"Should I have heard of that?!" Same old Twi.
"Of course not. You've never run a school before."
"The Equestria Education Association is a board of learned ponies that oversee every school in Equestria."
"Even your school? But you're you!"
"Not even a princess can do whatever she likes when it comes to shaping young pony minds."
"The EEA ensures that whether it's unicorns studying magic, Pegasi learning weather, or Earth ponies researching agriculture....
......all schools are held to the same high standard. They'll need to approve your plan before you can move forward."
"Okay, Spike, looks like we have a presentation to make."
"After everything we've been through, how hard can that be?"
Really hard, actually. Really hard.
"I'm gonna go with "really hard."
Are you all thinking, what i'm thinking, everypony?
"Princess Twilight Sparkle. I am Chancellor Neighsay. Equestria owes you a great debt."
"But princess or no, we expect you to do things by... the... book!"
Now thats a big book if Twilight's ever seen one.
"I think you'll find my curriculum meets all your requirements, Chancellor."
Who do you think you are? Doctor Who?
"And can we trust you to follow through with this plan?"
"Will you leave the school unattended to gallop off on your... "adventures"? Mr, she just saved Canterlot from a king who loved storms.
"My journey beyond Equestria...
....showed me firsthoof that the threats out there are greater than we imagined!"
"If we want to keep our land safe and create a friendlier tomorrow, we need to teach the Magic of Friendship far and wide."
"A school for ponies to learn how to protect themselves."
"Every pony should be prepared to defend our way of life. So, if your work is in order, provisional EEA approval is granted."
"We will need to observe your school up and running before it can be fully accredited."
"Then please, join us for Friends and Family Day. It'll be the perfect time to see our progress!"
Wait....when exactly did that school suddenly just get built in just a matter of seconds?
"They're gonna think I'm an egghead!" As if you weren't much of an egghead before.
"The EEA is very clear on how schools should be run."
"We have a huge responsibility, and I need you all to do this by the book."
"That means no cannons in class, Pinkie."
I get the tiny cannon, but where on Earth does anypony get confetti THAT small?!
"I know it's not some big adventure against the forces of evil, but this could be the most important thing we've ever done."
First day of school here we go, we're ready to learn to get some knowledge!
"First day at school! So many new ponies!"
"About that. One thing I forgot to mention. It's not just ponies."
Never thought we'd be getting new creatures to teach friendship to.
Look at that, even the hippogriffs want to join....
"I'm Sandbar. Are you a student here, too?"
"No, I just figured I'd randomly stand here and see how many ponies would walk into me."
"Grandpa Gruff? What are you doing here?"
"Flew all the way from Griffonstone to introduce Gallus."
"Gilda told me about you. You're a teacher?"
"Huh. Thought you'd be... cooler." Oh, sick burn!
Are you challenging me, you bird?
"This Yona Yak. She come to pony school. Hah."
"Yak can't wait to meet ponies..."
"...and tell all about Yakyakistan!"
Gee, she really is clumsy.
"But dragons are better than this!"
"Because as Dragon Lord..."
"...I'm ordering you to be here!"
Looks like one dragon got up on the wrong side of the gems!
"Great to see you, Ember!"
"Uh, which one is Smolder?"
What are you all talking about?
Where in Equestria did you come from?!
"Ocellus! What did we talk about?"
Behold, one of Changeling kind’s most adorable!
"I told you, stay in your own form. It's the polite thing to do."
A changeling that has the same personality as Fluttershy. Nice....
Here comes also one of hippogriff kind's adorable!
"I didn't know ponies could turn into... um... What are you?"
"Ponies can turn into changelings?!" No, it's the other way around.
"No, but changelings can turn into ponies." See?
"I am General Seaspray of Her Majesty Queen Novo's navy."
" I would like to introduce the queen's niece, Silverstream." Hey, what about Princess Skystar?
Like daughter, like niece! It runs in the family!
"I've spent most of my life in a coral reef underwater."
"...but now I'm a Hippogriff. Long story."
Well, at least one certain creature is eager for school!
"Thank you so much for supporting the grand opening of our school."
"I hope you'll all join us for Friends and Family Day to see the amazing progress your students are making."
"Looks like school's in session!" (and also another song coming!)
How can Pinkie fit a bunch of cannons inside books?
"We just got in the groove!"
Sorry, Rainbow, but it's by the book.
"What did i say before? No party cannons." Aw, come on!
Time to switch from fun....
"Sorry, no spiders in class." But he's harmless!
Once again, switch from fun to boring.
Oh, dear. It's getting worse.....
....having to teach boring classes.....
....when they should be teaching....
.....fun classes to these....
And now this just turned into the boring version of The Brady Bunch.
Seriously, who in their right mind at the EEA wrote that book?
Sometimes, things shouldn't be done by the book.
"Is this what boring is? Am I bored?"
"Ugh, please. These ponies are the heroes of Equestria?"
"Listen, these ponies saved all of us from the Storm King."
"How? By boring him into surrender?"
"Our teachers are a little different than I expected."
"Ugh! Pony school waste of time!"
"Yak school teach how to braid yak hair! Braiding yak hair is best!"
"Maybe dragons and griffons are just too tough for friendship."
"Yaks tough, just not nasty."
"Who you calling nasty, klutz?"
If only schools in America had punishments like this!
"Hey! Professor Dash's class is this way."
"Where are you going? You're not skipping, are you?"
"But Friends and Family Day—"
"Is after class. Relax. This is just a quick... mental health break."
"That sounds legit! We're in!"
"I guess I'll tag along, too. Make sure you don't get into... trouble."
Oh no, Fluttershy's coming!
Well, at least we could give her an A for effort!
Wow, she can imitate others?
Have we ever seen him this scared 🤣
Congrats Sandbar, you got a strike!
That's quite a bit of damage...
....and the leaders have fallen over....
....and worse of all, the cake's ruined!
But at least Gramps got something sweet for a change.
Now this is your "Freaked-Out face
We're all in trouble now everycreature.
Yes, those are students. And there’s nothing wrong with that.
I never thought we’d see a Fascist pony!
"Unicorn think yaks no need friendship? Maybe yaks no need pony school!"
Well what yaks need is their BREATH
Are you trying to start a war?!