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.