From the episode Call of the Cutie
|Eyes||Pale, light grayish azure|
| Cutie mark|
|Voice||Brian Drummond (English, S1E12)|
Leszek Zduń (Polish)
Depiction in the seriesTime Turner appears in the background of multiple episodes. His only speaking role as an Earth pony is when he rejects Apple Bloom's offer of buying apples in Call of the Cutie, and gets pressured into buying one in return for getting her to leave him alone. He was placed in the scene by storyboard artist Sabrina Alberghetti for his colors and design.
- "If I buy some apples, will you please leave me alone?"
- — Time Turner to Apple Bloom
He makes a somewhat prominent appearance in Green Isn't Your Color, carrying Photo Finish's palanquin together with Twilight Sky. In The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000, he makes another somewhat prominent appearance where he is in charge of spinning the hourglass that starts the competition between the Flim and Flam and the Apple family. During this scene he wears a green tie. He was intentionally placed into the scene by the storyboarding supervisor for the episode. Time Turner later appears a few times in Hearts and Hooves Day. He is seen running past Apple Bloom and Sweetie Belle while accidentally splashing mud on them in the musical sequence. He reappears in Apple Bloom's imagination while running around in a panic, as well as in three village shots, once standing next to an unknown stallion and twice standing next to Derpy on the bridge. He also appears in It's About Time, laughing at Twilight Sparkle's idea of time travel. In A Canterlot Wedding Part 2, he is seen cornered in an alley with Golden Harvest and "Tornado Bolt", as well as running across the street from a changeling.
In One Bad Apple, he is one of the two ponies nearly run down as the Cutie Mark Crusaders chase after Babs Seed using Pinkie Pie's parade float. In this appearance, he wears a polka-dotted bow tie, and is dressed as a pear.
Re-use of design and color
Time Turner's character design and color scheme is sometimes used for other pony kinds. A Pegasus pony sharing his character model with a lighter version of his color scheme appears in Sonic Rainboom, Green Isn't Your Color, Hearth's Warming Eve, Hearts and Hooves Day, Hurricane Fluttershy, and Wonderbolts Academy. Another Pegasus pony sharing his character model, color scheme, and cutie mark is featured in Sonic Rainboom. Rainbow Dash switches numbers with him when she tries to delay her performance in the Best Young Flyer competition. The character is voiced differently than in its previous speaking role. At the end of the second episode of season one, when Twilight Sparkle talks to Princess Celestia, there are several ponies with Time Turner's color scheme and design in the background.
Depiction in comicsTime Turner appears in comic book issue #1 on page 3. He is featured on the issue's Detroit comic book stores exclusive Cover RE. On the issue's Lone Star Comics exclusive variant Cover RE, he is featured on the cover of a magazine titled Hoof Beat, showing him with a caption beginning "Time-Turner answers YOUR questio..." and a speech balloon containing the word "spoilers". He is also featured on issue #2's Midtown Comics exclusive Cover RE.
Depiction in merchandiseTime Turner was first given a trademarked name on the My Little Pony trading cards unveiled in BronyCon 2012. He appears on a card together with Mayor Mare, and his description bills him as her official town timekeeper, "the pony responsible for keeping Ponyville's clocks in sync, setting the hourglass for cider competitions, and pretty much all things timey-wimey." The cards were designed specifically with the brony demographic of older fans in mind, and the writer-consultant for the set has said the consultants submitted "at least a dozen direct fandom nods". Time Turner appears in the 2011 Comic Con poster along with many other ponies from the cast.
Following the trading cards' July 2012 retail store release, the character has appeared as Time Turner on an August 2012 Mighty Fine T-shirt. Despite this, he still appears on multiple other Mighty Fine products as "Dr. Hooves" and as "Doctor Whooves". In August 2012, "Doctor Whooves" t-shirts and a "seat belt belt" became available for sale at Hot Topic.
My Little Pony mobile game description
Time Turner was his initial name in the mobile game, but as of version 1.2.2 his name has been changed to Dr. Hooves. Prior to the first version's release, Dr[sic] Whooves was his name in a presentation of the game at My Little Pony Project 2012 New York.
Dr. Hooves keeps Ponyville's clocks in sync, sets the hourglass for cider competitions, and takes care of all things timey-wimey.
Times are approximate and taken from videos with no prolonged transition for commercial breaks.
|1||19:57 when Pinkie Pie moves her head down then seen various times in the multiple ponies at 20:16.|
|2||20:22 then seen multiple times in the background.|
|3||2:28 in the line of ponies.|
|6||2:24 he is seen for the rest of Trixie's boasting, 20:06.|
|11||1:45 in the group of ponies, 2:49 and also 3:31, 4:40 and 4:49, 12:55 and appears most through the scene, 15:10 pushing a plow closest to the screen, two Time Turners at 19:31 and appears twice again in the next scene then again in 20:24.|
|12||5:22-5:45, making his famous scene.|
|14||13:19, there are multiple copies of them throughout Rarity's show.|
|16||Pegasus at 14:22.|
|20||In place of "Papermoon" with his color scheme at 6:51, normal color scheme at the far left at 16:42, 17:18 and when Fluttershy gets thrown around by Twilight's magic, and again in the stage shot at 18:12.|
|21||13:39 through the rest of Pinkie Pie's song in the background, 15:51, 15:55 with the same mane style as Goldengrape, 17:06, 17:59, 18:03 in the doorway, 18:18, 18:57 for a second, 20:04, 20:30, 20:34.|
|8||3:16, at the back of the crowd, off to the side, cheering for Rainbow Dash after she saved the baby, 4: 51 at the back of the crowd on the left with Derpy as Rainbow is being cheered|
|11||Part of the play|
|12||At the market|
|14||Loading the cart when they're showing pictures of Apple Jack around to find her.|
|15||Spinning the hourglass|
|17||0:02+3:31 in Ponyville square next to Derpy, 3:55 splashing Sweetie Belle and Apple Bloom with mud, 13:36 running around in a panic in Apple Bloom's imagination|
|18||5:34-5:39 watching the Pinkie Pie parade|
|19||In the crowd watching Iron Will.|
|20||4:01-4:18 listening to Twilight (laughing with the crowd for when Twilight said that she met her future self), 4:54-5:03 taking orders from Twilight|
14:08 cornered by changelings in an alley, 15:04 Chased by a changeling
|4||08:12 sitting in the theatre with Cloud Kicker, 15:10 on a cucumber float, dressed as a pear and wearing a polka-dot bowtie, 16:03 watching the parade, 16:41 getting run down by the lettuce float|
|5||In the crowd at the magic show after Trixie is defeated.|
- ↑ Twitter / BrianDrummondVO: @jordanolling Oui, c'est moi. ... (2013-01-24). Retrieved on 2013 January 24.
- ↑ Jayson Thiessen Q&A on reddit, Doctor Whooves (2011-08-27). Retrieved on 2011 August 28.
- ↑ Equestria Daily comment by Enterplay consultant Wendy E. (2012-12-07). Retrieved on 2011 July 31. Archived locally.
- ↑ Doctor Whooves Officially named Dr. Hooves. Equestria Daily (2012-07-12). Retrieved on 2013 February 8.
- ↑ deviantART: Comment on Dr. Hooves Nouveau by *hezaa (2012-07-13). Retrieved on 2013 February 8.
- ↑ Q&A with the Comic Con poster artist. Retrieved on 2011 August 27.
- ↑ Sabrina Alberghetti discussing Apple Bloom's market scene (2011-09-22). Retrieved on 2011 September 23.
- ↑ Sabrina Alberghetti on Time Turner's positioning with the hourglass (2012-01-31). Retrieved on 2012 January 31.
- ↑ Andy Price (2012-10-13). MLP:FIM Page 3 issue 1. Retrieved on 2012 October 14.
- ↑ Rich Johnston (2012-10-30). Eighteen Of The Nineteen Covers For My Little Pony #1. Bleeding Cool. Retrieved on 2012 October 30.
- ↑ My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #2 Midtown Exclusive Amy Mebberson Time Turner Variant Cover. Retrieved on 2012 November 8.
- ↑ Enterplay consultants interview. Equestria Daily (2012-06-27). Retrieved on 2012 July 1.
- ↑ Gameloft Pony Game Adds a Bunch of Ponies - Dr. Hooves Timelordified. Equestria Daily (2013-02-08). Retrieved on 2013 February 8.
- ↑ Hands On With Gameloft's New Pony Game (2012-10-14). Retrieved on 2013 February 8.