Applebuck Season is the fourth episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.


It's Applebuck Season in Ponyville and a short-handed Applejack is determined to complete the harvest all by herself.


Applebuck Season was one of the first nine episodes initially planned for the show prior to October 2009.

This was also the very first episode to have an outline, or the first full summary of a story for each episode, since October 21, 2009.

Amy Keating Rogers wrote the first full script on November 17, 2009, and first revised it on December 3, 2009. After the script was finalized on December 10, 2009, voice recording began on January 11, 2010.

The first animatic was submitted for review on March 30, 2010, with network responses sent on April 6.

The first fully animated version was submitted for review on July 26, 2010.

The musical score was added to the episode on August 25, 2010.

Production was officially complete on September 16, 2010.


This episode features the following characters:

Main characters
06 - Applejack
01 - Twilight Sparkle
Twilight Sparkle
02 - Pinkie Pie
Pinkie Pie
03 - Fluttershy
04 - Rainbow Dash
Rainbow Dash
05 - Rarity
07 - Spike
Other characters
18 - Big McIntosh
Big McIntosh

Home media

DVDs with this episode:

Mylittlepony season1
Season One
(December 4, 2012)
Mylittlepony vol20
Holiday Hearts
(October 3, 2017)


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