Despite not posting any previews for the last several episodes, Entertainment Weekly has returned to give us a preview of this week’s episode. You will recognize parts of it from the San Diego Comic-Con panel.
Entertainment Weekly’s episode synopsis
In this week’s episode, the CMC — a.k.a. Scootaloo, Apple Blossom, and Sweetie Belle — join a competition to carry a flag at the upcoming Equestria Games. (Naturally, Rainbow Dash is their coach.) But thanks to taunts from snooty Diamond Tiara, the fillies’ confidence gets shaken. Can they get it together before the big day?
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Seems this week’s preview material has come in the form of two different social media posts. The first came earlier this afternoon via HubWorld’s official twitter account, while the second was posted on the official My Little Pony facebook page. Both images can be found after the page break because of spoilers.
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AT&T U-verse has published a synopsis that is longer than the Zap2it synopsis but also adds information beyond what the episodic storyline has revealed.
AT&T U-verse synopsis for episode “Flight to the Finish”
While trying to win the prestigious duty of carrying the Ponyville flag at the upcoming Equestria Games, the Cutie Mark Crusaders find themselves at odds with Scootaloo, who thinks that flying is the most impressive way to show their Ponyville pride.
Kryptonlogic has published an excerpt from the episodic storyline press release for Episode 5. The newly revealed synopsis contains a few additional bits of information that could not be gleaned from the shorter synopsis published a few days ago.
The included snapshot is tiny. We’ll edit in the full size when the press release itself has been published.
Title and synopsis of episode 5 plus snapshot
“Flight to the Finish” — Rainbow Dash is over the moon to be coaching the young ponies in Scootaloo’s class for their competition to carry the flag at the upcoming Equestria Games. Just as the Cutie Mark Crusaders find their rhythm, Diamond Tiara‘s taunting becomes too much to handle and Scootaloo begins to doubt herself and her team, on “My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic,” Saturday, December 14 at 10:30 a.m. ET/ 7:30 a.m. PT on the Hub Network.
A press release from The Hub has revealed title and synopsis of episode 7 as well as synopses for episodes 5 and 6.
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Title and synopsis of episode 5
“Flight to the Finish”: The Cutie Mark Crusaders vie for the honor of carrying the Ponyville flag at the Equestria Games.
Title and synopsis of episode 6
“Power Ponies”: When Spike and the Mane 6 end up as superheroes in a comic book world, the only way to get back home is to defeat the super-villain, The Mane-iac.
Title and synopsis of episode 7
“Bats!”: Vampire Fruit Bats take over Sweet Apple Acres and Applejack and her friends’ efforts to get rid of them take an unexpected and frightening turn.
Zap2it has published the title of episode 5 of the new season: “Flight to the Finish.”
A synopsis has yet to show up.
If you would like some more details on the episode, have a look at our post on San Diego Comic Con 2013.