Not just true love or the deep bonds between parents and their children.
Friendship has played a major role on the show since the beginning when Snow and Charming's friends stepped up to help them keep their baby safe from the Evil Queen.
We've watched core friendships grow and change over the past six seasons. But some bonds were just scratching the surface of potential the last time we checked in with them.
Take a look at the friendships we think deserve to be revisited. Need to catch up before the show returns? You can watch Once Upon a Time online anytime!
1. Mary Margaret and Emma Obviously we'll never be sorry that the curse broke and Emma reunited with her parents. But it's hard not to miss the relationship Emma shared with her mother when she was just her friend and roommate,