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Where the Apple Lies is the 23rd Season 6 episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

This episode last aired on Discovery Family on December 27, 2019.


When Apple Bloom tells a white lie to make cover up a mistake, Applejack shares the embarrassing story of how she came to value honesty after telling a series of lies that almost destroyed the farm and landed the whole Apple family in the hospital.

Production timeline

April 24, 2015 Premise written by Meghan McCarthy, replacing both I Know This Much is True and a proposed Pinkie Pie episode titled "Life of Pie".
May 1, 2015 Episode listed as #623.
May 20, 2015 Outline written by Dave Rapp.
June 10, 2015 First draft of the script written.
June 26, 2015 Second draft of the script written.
July 6–10, 2015 Polish draft written.
July 13, 2015 Script approved.
July 17, 2015 Final draft.
September 2–9, 2015 Voice recording in session.
January 12, 2016 Animatic submitted for review.
June 7, 2016 Client cut of animated episode submitted for review.
July 7, 2016 Musical score added.
July 25, 2016 Completed production.


This episode features the following characters:

Main characters
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Big McIntosh
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Granny Smith

Home media

DVDs with this episode:

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Season Six
(November 7, 2017)
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(May 8, 2018)