The Princess Ponies are introduced into the cartoon because Hasbro had merch to sell. There’s talking lava monsters and ice orcs and MAGIC GOES CRAZY, Y’ALL! bat still has so many questions.
Dove recaps My Little Pony: Fugitive Flowers (S01E38-39) wherein Posey has to make several attempts to learn that beauty != goodness, we meet some John Cena-esque crabs, and I resort to CAPSLOCK OF RAGE by the end.
Dove recaps My Little Pony: The Magic Coins – Parts 3-4 (S01E33-34), wherein you can touch lava and run through fire. Try it at home! If Megan can do it, so can you!
bat recaps My Little Pony: The Magic Coins – Parts 1-2 (S01E31-32) wherein magic has consequences (for once) but only where the plot says so.
bat recaps the first two parts of The Return of Tambelon, which turns out to be some magical castle town that exists in liminal space and is home to a villainous goat. Go figure.