Bloom & Gloom is the fourth Season 5 episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

Synopsis

Apple Bloom's anxieties about getting her Cutie Mark turn her life into a nightmare from which she may never escape.

Production timeline

October 11, 2013 Premise written by Josh Haber. Episode titled "Nightmare Mark".
October 29, 2013 Episode listed as #504.
November 1–22, 2013 Outline written.
November 28–December 11, 2013 First draft of the script written.
December 20, 2013–January 6, 2014 Second draft of the script written.
January 10–21, 2014 Polish draft written. Episode retitled "Bloom & Gloom".
January 24, 2014 Script approved.
February 7–March 5, 2014 Final draft.
April 9–16, 2014 Voice recording in session.
July 24, 2014 Animatic submitted for review.
December 15, 2014 Client cut of animated episode submitted for review.
January 14–23, 2015 Musical score added.
February 10, 2015 Completed production.

Characters

This episode features the following characters:

Main characters
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Apple Bloom, Sweetie Belle and Scootaloo
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Applejack
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Princess Luna

Home media

DVDs with this episode:

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Season Five
(July 12, 2016)
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