My Little Pony

Season 1 Episode 1

Rescue at Midnight Castle

Aired Weekdays 8:00 AM Apr 14, 1984 on



  • Trivia

    • On the My Little Pony DVD boxed set there are a few minutes cut out of the film: After Applejack's apples get turned into applesauce, she shakes herself off and gets applesauce on Glory and Moondancer. There are also a few lines of dialogue between Scorpan and Spike that are cut out that show how much Scorpan looks out for Spike.

    • There is a bit of a goof-up early on in the feature. After Firefly crashes into Applejack and her basket of apples, the screen flashes briefly to three ponies who are laughing. The Pegasus pony of the group, Medly, is actually painted in Firefly's colors.

    • There is a pony in this special that was never made into a toy. She is white with rainbow hair and has the rainbow logo as her symbol she's often seen with Twinkles the cat on her back.

  • Quotes

    • Megan: ME? What can I do?
      Firefly: You're strong.
      Megan: No, I'm not!
      Firefly: You can fight.
      Megan: No, I can't!
      Firefly: And you can fly.
      Megan: I said I could ride, not flyyy!!
      (Firefly takes off with Megan on her back)
      Firefly: Ponyfeathers!

    • Firefly: Danger is my life, Medly.

  • Notes

    • The song "A Little Piece of Rainbow" was edited out of the TV version nor was it included in the Season 1 DVD set, but it was included in the "Firefly's Adventure" video.

    • This special is included in the "My Little Pony" The Complete First Season boxed set.

    • This premiered in primetime and is considered the pilot for the "My Little Pony" TV series. That's why the designs on the ponies and Megan changes after this special.

    • This video title for this episode is "Firefly's Adventure".

    • This episodes is known as "Dreamland" in the UK.

  • Allusions