Button Mash in Hearts and Hooves Day
|Eyes|| Gradient of moderate amaranth to brilliant amber (season 2)|
Moderate vermilion (season 5 onward)
|Mane|| Moderate tangelo with streak of light orange (season 2)|
Moderate scarlet with streak of moderate tangelo (season 5 onward)
|Coat|| Dark grayish amber (season 2)|
Moderate orange (season 5 onward)
| Cutie mark|
Design and development
Button Mash shares his design with "Strike", "Shady Daze", "Green Daze", and "Caramel Coffee", and depending on the angle, he shares his mane style with Scootaloo and Archer. Outside of Ponyville Confidential, he wears the same propeller beanie as Screwball.
On March 18, 2014, legal counsel for Hasbro, Inc. and Hasbro Studios LLC issued a cease-and-desist to artist/animator JanAnimations for use of Button Mash and other series characters in his fan-made series Button's Adventures. In the message, Button Mash is identified by name. In mid-January 2015, Jim Miller was asked "Is it true that Button Mash is going to appear in S5? People related to Jan Animation say so", replied "Nope. We don't put fan OCs in the show", was subsequently asked "But didn't Button Mash make a cameo in Hearts & Hooves, before getting fan named?", and subsequently replied "Yes, so technically not an OC. He was appropriated (for lack of a better term) by fans."
Depiction in the series
Season fiveButton Mash appears with a redder color scheme in Slice of Life. He first appears outside the Ponyville bowling alley observing the Mane Six and later plays an arcade game in Dance Fever and Hughbert Jellius' company before being picked by DJ Pon-3's mobile DJ station.
Button makes several background appearances in Crusaders of the Lost Mark.
Button appears in the audience of the dance recital in On Your Marks. He also appears in the final group shot in A Hearth's Warming Tail and watching Gabby play baseball in The Fault in Our Cutie Marks.
On September 30, 2013, the official Facebook page of Gameloft's mobile game was asked "Any chance we can get Fluffle Puff, Button Mash, and Button's mom into this game?" and replied "Well, we don't have such current plans :(".
- ↑ Jim Miller (2015-01-18). Big Jim on Twitter: "@Rediansmoke Nope. We don't put fan OCs in the show.". Twitter. Retrieved on 2015 January 19.
- ↑ Jim Miller (2015-01-19). Big Jim on Twitter: "@HDxl883c @Rediansmoke Yes, so technically not an OC. He was appropriated (for lack of a better term) by fans.". Twitter. Retrieved on 2015 January 19.
- ↑ My Little Pony Game (2013-09-30). Timeline Photos. Facebook. Retrieved on 2014 June 24.