Emma Swan's world is turned upside down on her 28th birthday when the son she gave up 10 years earlier knocks on her door. Holding a book of fairy tales he claims are real, he tells her that she's not only in the book but that she is the only hope her people have of being freed from an evil curse. Written by
Did You Know?
The candle that Emma puts on her birthday cupcake is star shaped. She then makes a wish before blowing it out. This is a reference to the song "When You Wish Upon a Star" in Disney's Pinocchio
(1940). Disney owns the network that produces the show. See more
While the evil Queen is at Prince Charming and Snow White's wedding, the guests can be seen altering between averting their gaze from the evil Queen to looking at the evil Queen between shots. See more
You're too late.
The opening sequence gives a hint to the episodes main story line by showing a character or event happening in the dark forest underneath the title. See more
Howlin' For You
Performed by The Black Keys See more