My Little Pony continues its 8th season in the US on 8/5/17, and they sure will start it on a good note for geeks everywhere! The mid-season premiere will feature the voice talents of none other than the one and only Felicia Day and the legendary William Shatner!

Felicia Day as Pear Butter
William Shatner as Grand Pear

 

The mid-season episode, titled “The Perfect Pear“, focuses on the long-questioned story of Applejack’s parents. Applejack and her siblings discover the Shakes-pear-ean love story of Pear Butter (voiced by Felicia Day) and Bright Macintosh, which was forbidden by the Pear patriarch Grand Pear (voiced by William Shatner).

After 8 seasons, will we finally learn what happened to Applejack’s parents? “The Perfect Pear” airs on the Discovery Family channel in the US on 8/5/17 and will be available on demand on the Discovery Family GO app, so go check the episode and find out!