Spring Forward
(Romana)
Spring Forward ID S4E1.png

Spring Forward in Princess Twilight Sparkle - Part 1
Kind Earth
Sex Female
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Eyes Brilliant chartreuse green
Mane Pale yellow
Coat Pale, light grayish heliotrope
Cutie mark
Carrots
(S1E1, S4E1, S5E24, and sometimes S1E11)
Hourglass
(sometimes S1E11)

Spring Forward is a female background Earth pony with a pink coat, pale yellow mane and tail, green eyes, and a cutie mark of sometimes carrots and other times an hourglass. She is not named in the show, but she is named in merchandise.

Design

Spring Forward shares her design, coat color, and sometimes cutie mark with "Berry Icicle", shares her design and sometimes cutie mark with Golden Harvest, "Maroon Carrot", "Serena", S01E11 Unnamed Earth Mare #4, and S01E11 Unnamed Earth Mare #5, shares her design with Daisy and Caramel Apple, shares her mane and tail style with Strawberry Sunrise, and shares her tail style with Lemon Hearts and Twinkleshine.

Depiction in the series

Season one

Spring Forward in Green Isn't Your Color.

Spring Forward first appears in Friendship is Magic, part 2 running away from Nightmare Moon. She appears later on the Ponyville weather team in Winter Wrap Up as one of the lake scorers. She also appears at Diamond Tiara's cute-ceañera in Call of the Cutie, at Fluttershy's first fashion show in Green Isn't Your Color, and at the Grand Galloping Gala in The Best Night Ever.

Season two

Spring Forward appears in The Mysterious Mare Do Well admiring Mare Do Well's heroism, during Becoming Popular (The Pony Everypony Should Know) in Sweet and Elite, and at both wedding ceremonies in A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2.

Season three

Spring Forward appears at Twilight Sparkle's princess coronation in Magical Mystery Cure.

Season four

Spring Forward decorates Canterlot for the Summer Sun Celebration in Princess Twilight Sparkle - Part 1 and appears in the auditorium at the end of Twilight's Kingdom - Part 1.

Season five

Spring Forward celebrates with other ponies at the end of The Cutie Map - Part 2 and walks through Canterlot with Diamond Mint in Amending Fences. In The Mane Attraction, she appears attending Coloratura's performance of The Magic Inside at the Helping Hooves Music Festival.

Season six

In Spice Up Your Life, Spring Forward appears talking to Prim Posy in Canterlot's Restaurant Row.

Season nine

In Sparkle's Seven, Spring Forward appears in Applejack's fantasy cheering in the audience for Apple Chord's concert. In The Last Laugh, she appears in a flashback in a line of Cheese Sandwich's customers at Kettle Corn's birthday party.

Appearances

The following charts detail Spring Forward's appearances. Times are approximate and taken from videos available online.

Season one
1 None
2 1:27 - running away from Nightmare Moon
3 None
4 None
5 None
6 None
7 None
8 None
9 None
10 None
11 16:31, 18:19 ~ 18:29 - cutting up the ice with other lake scorers
12 16:41 - at Diamond Tiara's cute-ceañera
13 None
14 None
15 None
16 None
17 None
18 None
19 None
20 10:06 - at Fluttershy's first fashion show
21 None
22 None
23 None
24 None
25 None
26 5:46, 6:14 - appears during At the Gala; 9:31 - outside the Wonderbolts' V.I.P. area; 11:44, 15:16 - in the Grand Galloping Gala ballroom
Season two
1 None
2 None
3 None
4 None
5 None
6 None
7 None
8 7:14 - admiring Mare Do Well
9 10:06 - in a checkerboard shot of ponies during Becoming Popular (The Pony Everypony Should Know)
10 None
11 None
12 None
13 None
14 None
15 None
16 None
17 None
18 None
19 None
20 None
21 None
22 None
23 None
24 None
25 None
26 5:58, 6:05 - at the first wedding ceremony; 17:34, 18:59 - at the second wedding ceremony; 20:27 - at the wedding reception
Season three
1 None
2 None
3 None
4 None
5 None
6 None
7 None
8 None
9 None
10 None
11 None
12 None
13 19:29, 20:01 - at Twilight Sparkle's princess coronation
Season four
1 0:47 - decorating Canterlot for the Summer Sun Celebration
2 None
3 None
4 None
5 None
6 None
7 None
8 None
9 None
10 None
11 None
12 None
13 None
14 None
15 None
16 None
17 None
18 None
19 None
20 None
21 None
22 None
23 None
24 None
25 19:53 - in the auditorium when Discord and Lord Tirek appear

Duplicates: two at 19:53

26 None
Season five
1 None
2 20:29, 20:31, 21:28 - at Our Town's victory party
3 None
4 None
5 None
6 None
7 None
8 None
9 None
10 None
11 None
12 8:47 - walking past the Canterlot library
13 None
14 None
15 None
16 None
17 None
18 None
19 None
20 None
21 None
22 None
23 None
24 17:54 - acting confused as to why Coloratura called herself "Rara"
25 None
26 None
Season six
1 None
2 None
3 None
4 None
5 None
6 None
7 None
8 None
9 None
10 None
11 None
12 2:51 - talking to Prim Posy
13 None
14 None
15 None
16 None
17 None
18 None
19 12:46 - in the stands of the baseball game; 20:52 - attending Gabby's cute-ceañera
20 None
21 None
22 None
23 18:17 - as an audience member in the operating theater
24 None
25 None
26 None
Season nine
1 None
2 None
3 None
4 Yes
5 None
6 None
7 None
8 None
9 None
10 None
11 None
12 None
13 None
14 Yes
15 None
16 None
17 None
18 None
19 None
20 None
21 None
22 None
23 None
24 None
25 None
26 None

Depiction in My Little Pony The Movie

In My Little Pony The Movie, Spring Forward appears in Canterlot as Songbird Serenade first arrives for the Friendship Festival. She later appears in the audience for Songbird Serenade's concert at the festival at the end of the film.

Merchandise

Spring Forward, Companionable Filly card MLP CCG.jpg

Spring Forward is named on her Enterplay collectible card game card α #61 R, which gives her the description "Even though she's one of the best skaters in Ponyville, Spring Forward just can't wait for the ice to melt." According to Enterplay's May 9, 2014 full card list by Christine Hullemeyer, Spring Forward "was Romana".[1]

Gallery

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Spring Forward image gallery

See also

References

  1. Christine Hullemeyer (2014-05-09). My Little Pony Collectible Card Game Official Card Reference Version 2.1. Enterplay. Retrieved on 2015 May 8.
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