Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library
Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library

Flutter Brutter is the 11th Season 6 episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

This episode last aired on Discovery Family on May 17, 2019, during Fluttershy's Mane Month.


When Fluttershy's self-absorbed brother starts freeloading off their parents, she encourages him to move out, but he moves in with her instead, forcing Fluttershy to stand up to her brother and help him get over his fear of failure.

Production timeline

December 8, 2014 Began development as "Enough for Flutter". Premise written by Dave Rapp. Originally only featured Fluttershy and Rainbow Dash out of the Mane Six.
December 12, 2014 Episode listed as #612.
January 15, 2015 Outline written.
February 11, 2015 First draft of the script written.
March 2, 2015 Second draft of the script written. Rejected about a week later.
March 11, 2015 Beatsheet of a new version of the episode titled "Mona Lisa Shyerstien" written. Initially, Fluttershy had a younger sister named "Mona Lisa". Episode moved up to #611 the next day.
April 7, 2015 Episode retitled "Flutter Brutter". First draft of the new episode's script written. Mona Lisa replaced by Zephyr Breeze, resulting in Fluttershy now having a younger brother instead.
April 23, 2015 Second draft of the new episode's script written.
May 1–14, 2015 Polish draft written.
May 19, 2015 Script approved.
May 22, 2015 Final draft.
June 5, 2015 Piano demo for "Can I Do It on My Own" composed and performed.
June 17–24, 2015 Voice recording in session.
July 24, 2015 Final mix of "Can I Do It on My Own" composed and performed.
October 21, 2015 Animatic submitted for review.
March 7, 2016 Client cut of animated episode submitted for review.
April 7, 2016 Musical score added.
April 25, 2016 Completed production.


This episode features the following characters:

Main characters
03 - Fluttershy.png
36 - Zephyr Breeze.png
Zephyr Breeze
04 - Rainbow Dash.png
Rainbow Dash
Other characters
01 - Twilight Sparkle.png
Twilight Sparkle
05 - Rarity.png
02 - Pinkie Pie.png
Pinkie Pie
06 - Applejack.png
07 - Spike.png

Home media

DVDs with this episode:

Mylittlepony vol19.jpg
(September 12, 2017)
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Season Six
(November 7, 2017)