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Once Upon a Time (2011– )

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A woman with a troubled past is drawn to a town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed.

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 Mary Margaret Blanchard / ... (100 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Emma Swan (100 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Regina Mills / ... (100 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 David Nolan / ... (100 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Henry Mills / ... (100 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Mr. Gold / ... (100 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Belle French / ... (81 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Captain Hook / ... (74 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Ruby Lucas / ... (45 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Granny (43 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Leroy / ... (43 episodes, 2011-2015)
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For Emma Swan, life has been anything but a happy ending. But when she's reunited with Henry - the son she gave up for adoption ten years ago - on the night of her 28th birthday, everything changes. The now 10-year-old Henry is in desperate need of Emma's help because he believes from reading a book of fairytales that she's the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming - who sent her away from the Enchanted Forest to be protected from a curse that was enacted by the Evil Queen. Emma initially refuses to believe a word of Henry's story but soon finds that his hometown of Storybrooke, Maine is more than it seems. Because it's in Storybrooke that all of the classic characters we know are frozen in time with no memories of their former selves - except for the Evil Queen, who is Storybrooke's mayor and Henry's adoptive mother Regina Mills. Now, as the epic "Final Battle" for the future of both worlds approaches, Emma will have to accept her destiny and uncover the mystery behind a place ... Written by Anonymous

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Kristin Bauer van Straten briefly appeared in season 1 was unable to return due to her role in True Blood, however once the show concluded its run in 2014 she returned in season 4. See more »

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The flashbacks shown in season three, particularly of prince charming show him with his current hairstyle not the hairstyle he had in season one/ the enchanted forest. Making him look older/different than he should do at that point in history. See more »

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Emma Swan: Everyone Deserves Their Happy Ending
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A Enchanting Story
6 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Going into this show I wasn't quite sure what to expect seeing as how it was only partially laid out. However to my ever happy surprise this show is amazing, beautiful acting, terrific plot lines, and they weave it together so perfectly that you really just have to applaud the way its done.

This show is about 3 key elements, henry(the boy) he's basically like the guide he tells his biological mother(Emma swan) that the entire town is filled with fairytale creatures and that his adopted mother(Regina mills) is the evil witch that cast a curse upon the town and made everyone forget about their fairytale endings, and now its up to Emma to bring them back. The reason that this show works so well is that it introduces the very seldom seen both sides of the coin element. You see what it looks like in their "modern" town and then you see what happen in the past to lead up to the series of events. All and all it works just right. 10/10 We couldn't have asked for a better show keep up the good work!


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