During her presentation to the class, Granny Smith explains how she discovered the magical zap apples when she ventured into the Everfree Forest to find food for her family.
The jam made from the magical zap apples was so delicious, that ponies gathered from all over Equestria to taste it.
In The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000, she and the rest of family compete against the Flim Flam Brothers.
In Ponyville Confidential, Apple Bloom attempts to get the story of Ponyville's beginnings from Granny Smith for her school newspaper, but Granny Smith insists on looking at embarrassing foal pictures of Apple Bloom first.
She mutters "soup's on" again in The Show Stoppers when Scootaloo passes by her.
Granny Smith is uncharacteristically spry in The Return of Harmony Part 2, where she dances about with a cane in Sweet Apple Acres, but this may be due to Discord's magic, as her color is desaturated in a similar way to all other affected ponies. In Luna Eclipsed, she takes three young fillies out to trick or treat, and complains to Twilight that she was supposed to be asleep five hours ago. " In The Cutie Pox, she comments that Apple Bloom's antics remind her of her younger days.
In fact, her design is very similar to the concept art of Applejack by Lauren Faust.
The most noticeable difference between the two, aside from their differing cutie marks and color schemes, is their hair: the young Granny Smith wore her mane and her tail in an extremely intricate braid.
As a young mare, she resembled her granddaughter Applejack.She extorts a gem from Spike in exchange for her silence.She makes another cameo in Magical Mystery Cure, after Applejack restores the farm.During the competition hosted at Sweet Apple Acres in the episode Sisterhooves Social, Granny Smith calls the contestants to get ready for the race and announces "On your marks... In The Mysterious Mare Do Well, Rainbow Dash pushes her across the street in an attempt to look like a responsible citizen, but Granny Smith says she didn't want to cross the street in the first place.Granny Smith is featured prominently in Family Appreciation Day.