Once Upon a Time (2011– )

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

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 Mary Margaret Blanchard / ... (67 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Emma Swan (67 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Regina Mills / ... (67 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 David Nolan / ... (67 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Henry Mills / ... (67 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Belle / ... (48 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Ruby / ... (43 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Captain Hook / ... (41 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Archie Hopper / ... (35 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Granny (32 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Doc (28 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Sleepy / ... (27 episodes, 2011-2014)
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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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Tom Ellis played Robin Hood in season 2 but was unavailable to appear in season 3. He was replaced by Sean Maguire. See more »

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Several times during the series, Mr. Gold is seen wearing a wedding ring. This is because Robert Carlyle has forgotten to remove his own ring; he has even tweeted about it. See more »

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Rumplestiltskin: Magic always comes with a price.
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If the premise appeals to you, stick with it!
21 October 2011 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

I love the premise of this. But there are some really poor scenes in the first half of the premier. The acting seemed bad, the script was uncomfortable, large parts of that section were very hard to swallow. The other half of the story where most of the action takes place is plausible, well acted, packed with emotional resonance and charming. It's also got a great dark side to it and the story doesn't hit you over the head by trying to explain every detail of what is going on. There are characters who I think I have figured out but I'm not certain, so I look forward to finding out. However I stuck with it and was rewarded with a marvelous overall premier and I'm looking forward to watching 1.2 right now!


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