Canterlot Boutique is the 14th Season 5 episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.


Rarity's dream of owning a boutique in Canterlot has finally come true. Her new shop is an instant success, but it comes at a price Rarity isn't sure she's willing to pay.

Production timeline

January 2, 2014 Premise for "Trend or Foe" written by Joanna Lewis and Kristine Songco. This episode not only focused on Rarity, but also Rainbow Dash and Applejack as well, with Pinkie Pie only appearing in one scene. Rejected on January 7.
March 20, 2014 Premise written by Jayson Thiessen and Jim Miller.
April 14, 2014 Outline written by Scott Sonneborn.
May 16, 2014 First draft of the script written.
June 2, 2014 Second draft of the script written.
June 16, 2014 Polish draft written. Episode listed as #514.
June 18, 2014 Script approved.
July 10, 2014 Final draft.
July 15, 2014 Piano demo for "Rules of Rarity" composed and performed.
July 24, 2014 Full demo for "Rules of Rarity" composed and performed.
July 30–August 6, 2014 Voice recording in session.
August 11, 2014 Final mix of "Rules of Rarity" composed and performed.
December 9, 2014 Animatic submitted for review.
June 30, 2015 Client cut of animated episode submitted for review.
July 30, 2015 Musical score added.
August 25, 2015 Completed production.


This episode features the following characters:

Main characters
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Sassy Saddles
Other characters
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Twilight Sparkle
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Pinkie Pie
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Rainbow Dash
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Home media

DVDs with this episode:

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Season Five
(July 12, 2016)

Despite being a Rarity episode, it does not appear in her own DVD.

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