It has been announced that popular comedian and Twitter legend Patton Oswalt will guest star on an upcoming episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. He will appear in the mid-season premiere on Saturday, July 30 at 11:30 a.m./10:30 a.m. Central on Discovery Family Channel. The episode, titled “Stranger Than Fan Fiction,” will be Comic-Con themed. Patton Oswalt will be voicing a new character named Quibble Pants who antagonizes Rainbow Dash. When Rainbow Dash attends the “Daring Do Convention” in Manhattan she meets Quibble Pants and finds that he despises it just as much as she loves it. The two of them get wrapped up in a real life “Daring Do” adventure and must settle their differences if they have any chance of surviving the convention.
The cast and creatives behind My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic will participate in a panel discussion at San Diego Comic-Con this Friday, July 22 at 10:30 am in Room 6A.
In celebration of International Friendship Day and the return of new episodes of MLP, Discovery has announced a “BFF Week with My Little Pony” beginning Saturday, July 23. Each day throughout the week at 10 a.m./9 a.m. Central, viewers can catch classic Friendship is Magic episodes that celebrate the importance of friendship and the special bond between best friends. Additionally, from Monday, July 18 through Wednesday, July 27, fans can vote for their favorite top three episodes from the past two seasons at DiscoveryFamilyChannel.com/Friendship. Fan favorite episodes will air prior to the mid-season premiere beginning at 10 a.m./9 a.m. Central. The fan voting leads up to the return of MLP in the mid-season premiere. Additionally, fans can join in on the fun and celebrate the magic of friendship by performing random acts of friendship inspired by the core cast of characters from MLP and encouraging others to “friend it forward.” Fans are invited to share their completed acts of friendship via their social channels, tagging posts with #FriendshipIsMagic and #FriendItForward.