A Trivial Pursuit is the 16th Season 9 episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. It is also Pinkie Pie's last episode of the series.


Twilight's hopes of keeping her Trivia Trot winning streak alive are waylaid when she's unexpectedly paired up with Pinkie Pie who has never been to a trivia night before!

Production timeline

September 5, 2017 An episode titled "A Trivial Problem" began development on this date. Listed as #910.
November 17, 2017 Episode pushed back to #916.
January 31, 2018 Premise written by Brittany Jo Flores.
February 6, 2018 Premise revised. Episode retitled "A Trivial Pursuit".
February 13, 2018 Outline written.
March 7, 2018 First draft of the script written.
March 26, 2018 Second draft of the script written.
April 6, 2018 Final draft written.
April 23, 2018 Script locked polish.
April 27–May 23, 2018 Voice recording in session.
September 5, 2018 Animatic submitted for review.
January 29, 2019 Client cut submitted for review.
March 7, 2019 Musical score added.
March 26, 2019 Final revisions made for the episode.


Main characters
01 - Twilight Sparkle.png
Twilight Sparkle
02 - Pinkie Pie.png
Pinkie Pie
07 - Spike.png
04 - Rainbow Dash.png
Rainbow Dash
03 - Fluttershy.png
06 - Applejack.png
17 - Granny Smith.png
Granny Smith

Home media

This episode is only available on digital platforms due to Shout! Factory's 10-year licensing rights having been expired as of 2019.

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