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Common Ground is the sixth Season 9 episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

This episode last aired on Discovery Family on September 19, 2021.


Rainbow Dash's old pal Quibble Pants needs help to bond with the daughter of his new special friend because, like Dash, she's a real sports pony.

Production timeline

September 5, 2017 Began development on this date. Listed as #908.
September 19, 2017 Premise written by Josh Haber. Episode moved up to #906.
October 2, 2017 Outline written.
October 25, 2017 First draft of the script written.
November 7, 2017 Second draft of the script written.
November 21, 2017 Final draft written.
February 28–March 15, 2018 Voice recording in session. The guest actors reported this via Instagram on March 29.
April 11, 2018 The last lines were recorded.
June 14, 2018 Animatic submitted for review.
October 23, 2018 Client cut submitted for review.
November 29, 2018 Musical score added.
January 11, 2019 Final revisions made for the episode.


Main characters
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Rainbow Dash
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Pinkie Pie
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Quibble Pants Clear Sky
Wind Sprint

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.