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School Raze is the two-part "finale" for Season 8 of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

Part 1 last aired on Discovery Family on October 16, 2021, and Part 2 on October 23.

Synopsis

Part 1: When the magic of Equestria mysteriously begins to fail, Twilight leads her friends on a quest for answers, leaving the School of Friendship open to attack from a dangerous mastermind.

Part 2: While Twilight and the rest of the Mane Six try to escape Tartarus, Cozy Glow furthers her plot to take over the School of Friendship with only Twilight's students and the CMCs to stop her!

Production timeline

March 14, 2017 Premise written by Nicole Dubuc.
March 29, 2017 Outline written. Episode titled "School Raze"; as of then, all Season 8 episodes now had their official broadcast titles.
April 26, 2017 First draft of the script written.
May 23, 2017 Second draft of the script written.
June 9–15, 2017 Final draft written.
July 5, 2017 Script locked polish.
July 12–August 9, 2017 Voice recording in session.
August 23, 2017 The last lines were recorded.
October 31, 2017 Animatic for part 1 submitted for review.
November 9, 2017 Animatic for part 2 submitted for review.
March 27, 2018 Client cut of animated part 1 submitted for review.
April 3, 2018 Client cut of animated part 2 submitted for review.
May 4, 2018 Musical score for part 1 added.
May 10, 2018 Musical score for part 2 added.
May 25, 2018 Final revisions made for part 1.
May 31, 2018 Final revisions made for part 2.

Characters

Main characters
01 - Twilight Sparkle.png
Twilight Sparkle
02 - Pinkie Pie.png
Pinkie Pie
03 - Fluttershy.png
Fluttershy
04 - Rainbow Dash.png
Rainbow Dash
05 - Rarity.png
Rarity
06 - Applejack.png
Applejack
07 - Spike.png
Spike
09 - Cutie Mark Crusaders.png
Apple Bloom, Sweetie Belle and Scootaloo
Yona, Smolder, Gallus, Ocellus, Silverstream and Sandbar Cozy Glow

Home media

This episode is only available on Netflix and other digital platforms due to Shout! Factory's 10-year licensing rights having been expired as of 2019.

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