This episode last aired on Discovery Family on September 11, 2021.
When Rockhoof, heroic Pillar of the past, is having trouble fitting into the modern world, Twilight Sparkle and her friends strive to help him find a new purpose.
|November 21, 2016||An episode about the Pillars was first planned, listed as #820 in the episode order.|
|December 7, 2016||Episode pushed back to #821 and titled "Rockhoof's Adjustments".|
|February 21, 2017||Episode retitled "A Rockhoof and a Hard Place". Premise written by Kaita Mpambara.|
|March 7, 2017||Outline written.|
|April 3, 2017||First draft of the script written.|
|April 17, 2017||Second draft of the script written.|
|April 21–25, 2017||Final draft written.|
|May 17, 2017||Script locked polish.|
|June 28–July 19, 2017||Voice recording in session.|
|October 5, 2017||Animatic submitted for review.|
|February 28, 2018||Client cut of animated episode submitted for review.|
|April 5, 2018||Musical score added.|
|April 23, 2018||Final revisions made to the episode.|
This episode is only available on Netflix and other digital platforms due to Shout! Factory's 10-year licensing rights having been expired as of 2019.