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The Fault in Our Cutie Marks

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The Fault in Our Cutie Marks is the 19th Season 6 episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

This episode last aired on Discovery Family on April 24, 2019.

Synopsis

The Crusaders encounter a problem that might be impossible for them to solve when an enthusiastic young griffon asks them to help her get a Cutie Mark of her own.

Production timeline

December 8, 2014 Began development as "Wind Beneath My Wings". Premise written by Liza Palmer.
January 15, 2015 Outline written. Episode listed as #609.
February 12, 2015 First draft of the script written. Episode retitled "Ponmalion".
March 2, 2015 Second draft of the script written. Episode retitled "My Fair Pony".
March 12, 2015 "My Fair Pony" was rejected and had to be replaced by a new episode.
April 9, 2015 Premise of "The Fault in Our Cutie Marks" written by Meghan McCarthy. Episode pushed back to #619.
April 29, 2015 Outline written.
May 26, 2015 First draft of the script written by Ed Valentine.
June 11, 2015 Second draft of the script written.
June 24, 2015 Polish draft written.
June 30, 2015 Script approved.
July 8–30, 2015 Final draft.
July 23, 2015 Piano demo of "Find the Purpose in Your Life" performed.
August 5–19, 2015 Voice recording in session.
September 1, 2015 Final mix of "Find the Purpose in Your Life" performed.
December 9, 2015 Animatic submitted for review.
May 10, 2016 Client cut of animated episode submitted for review.
June 9, 2016 Musical score added.
June 27, 2016 Completed production.

Characters

This episode features the following characters:

Main characters
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Apple Bloom, Sweetie Belle and Scootaloo
Gabby
Other characters
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Twilight Sparkle

Home media

DVDs with this episode:

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Season Six
(November 7, 2017)

Soarin' Over Equestria planned to have this episode on DVD, but it was replaced by On Your Marks.

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