Once Upon a Time (2011– )
short film taking place after season 5
Zelena's (the wicked witch) house is the same house used for DG in Tin Man.
When Ted believes he was asked "How'd you meet?", he begins the story with "Once upon a time..." Zoey (Jennifer Morrison) would later go on the star in the TV series "Once Upon a Time".
Title reference. Plus the series is about the fairytale characters
Jane Espenson mentions being a writer and producer for the show while introducing herself.
Bailee Madison mentions that she had to keep a loose tooth in her mouth so she could play the young Snow White on the show
Jennifer Morrison talks about the show
huge ad in Times Square
Chelsea mentions Ginnifer Goodwin playing Snow White.
Storybrooke is a setting for one scene (and also mentioned), the characters of Grumpy and Cinderella appear, and the Knave of Hearts is almost hit by Emma's yellow VW Beetle.
The Enchanted Forest is a setting, the quote "all magic comes with a price" is said, and Robin Hood (Sean Maguire), Little John (Jason Burkart), and Maleficent (Kristin Bauer van Straten) are characters.
Alice asks the Knave to empty his pockets. Among his items are "keys to Granny's" which is a diner in Once Upon a Time (2011). He also says, "she's gonna be right pissed about that."
Barbara Hershey reprises her role of Cora and Storybrooke is a setting.
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Referenced in the cold opening
Ginnfer Goodwin narrates and mentions her interpretation of Snow White.
Tanya compares the tears in space and time to "that town in Once Upon a Time (2011)."
correct response in "Characters in TV Shows" category
When they're getting dressed after making love, Ana says, "Is this your room?" Christian's answer is, "Once upon a Time," Jamie Dornan's fantasy series.
Kalkofe mentioned that shows like Once Upon a time and Grimm are popular these days
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
TV special featuring recaping from the first season.
A clip of the show featuring guest Ginnifer Goodwin is shown.
Clips shown as part of fake promo
Several scenes from the television series are shown in this tv special.
Mr. Gold/Rumpelstiltskin ranks at #7
Once Upon a Toon is a spoof of this show.