Twilight Sparkle makes a startling discovery, but instead of telling her friends, she decides to solve the problem alone; Fluttershy interviews the rest of the Mane 6 about the coming Cotton Candy Comet.
When Twilight discovers there's another school of friendship, she and Rarity go to investigate and are shocked to discover that Twilight's idol and Pillar of Old Equestria, Starswirl the Bearded, is enrolled at Friendship U!
Pinkie Pie has a new hobby that she absolutely loves - playing the Zenithrash; when her friends discourage her from playing due to her lack of skill, it causes a series of events leading to Pinkie Pie possibly leaving Ponyville forever.
When Trixie is invited to bring her magic show to the far off land of Saddle Arabia, she can think of nopony better to bring along than her great and powerful assistant, Starlight-but, not all friends are meant to travel together.
The professional soccer team F.C. Internazionale is in Hoboken from Italy, and Buddy and the guys are making them a cake; it's a dream come true for Mauro and Danny, who have been fans since childhood; Mary dips her toes in becoming a foot model.