Emma Swan's world is turned upside down when the son she gave up 10 years ago knocks on her door. Holding a book of fairy tales he claims are real, he tells her that she is not only in the book but that she is the only hope of freeing a town called Storybrooke 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
When Emma and Henry meet Archie Hopper on the street, when Emma opens and closes her car door, a white lighting screen, camera, and some crew members are visible in the reflection from the door. 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