* The ending of "Edgar Allan Poen":
-->"So who i had found in my library when the friendship is new? A happy dragon, that's who!"
* At the end of the first season, despite the Gran Gala having GoneHorribleWrong, the Mane Six, Spike and Celestia still found solace in their friendship and start singing together.
* Despite [[MistakenForDying him being okay]] it was nice seeing Twilight concerned for Spike when she thought he was gonna die in "How to Control Freaks"
* At the beginning of "Purple Party Pooper", Twilight is genuinely happy that her friends are going to visit her on her birthday. [[SubvertedTrope Of course, they don't make it.]]