Daring Don't is the fourth Season 4 episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.


When the latest book in the Daring Do series is delayed, Rainbow Dash and her friends decide to offer their help to the book's author so that she can finish it. The writer does need help, but not in the ways they imagined.

Production timeline

April 25, 2012 Development began as an "untitled Daring Do episode". Listed as #404 in the episode order.
May 4–18, 2012 Premise written by Dave Polsky.
May 14–30, 2012 Outline written.
June 7–July 3, 2012 First draft of the script written.
July 20–August 20, 2012 Script revised.
January 24, 2013 Voice recording in session.
May 2, 2013 Animatic submitted for review.
September 4, 2013 Rough cut of animated episode submitted for review.
September 23, 2013 Musical score added.
October 25, 2013 Completed production.


This episode features the following characters:

Main characters
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Rainbow Dash
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Daring Do
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Twilight Sparkle
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Pinkie Pie
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Home media

DVDs with this episode:

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A Dash of Awesome
(March 25, 2014)
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Season Four
(December 2, 2014)
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