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Once Upon a Time 

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

Series cast summary:
Lana Parrilla ...  Regina Mills / ... 156 episodes, 2011-2018
Robert Carlyle ...  Mr. Gold / ... 156 episodes, 2011-2018
Jared Gilmore ...  Henry Mills / ... 141 episodes, 2011-2018
Jennifer Morrison ...  Emma Swan 139 episodes, 2011-2018
Ginnifer Goodwin ...  Mary Margaret Blanchard / ... 136 episodes, 2011-2018
Josh Dallas ...  David Nolan / ... 135 episodes, 2011-2018
Colin O'Donoghue ...  Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones / ... 130 episodes, 2012-2018
Emilie de Ravin ...  Belle French / ... 118 episodes, 2012-2018
Rebecca Mader ...  Zelena / ... 68 episodes, 2014-2018
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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 fairy-tales 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 ahmetkozan

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English

Release Date:

23 October 2011 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Neal Cassidy gets his name from the Beat generation's Neal Cassady, the friend and mentor of writer Jack Kerouac. The aloofness and independence of his character (as well as the run-ins with the law) is based on the real-life Cassady. He spent his teen years in and out of jail, due to numerous arrests for grand theft auto and petty crime. He served eleven months in prison for sale of stolen goods, the same prison sentence that Emma spends. Cassady also knocked up his second wife and abandoned her to raise their child alone, much like the character of Neal. See more »

Goofs

Before the curse is broken in season 1, there is no magic in Storybrooke. Yet in flashbacks during season 3, we see Regina using magic. See more »

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Prince Charming: I will find you. I will always find you.
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Starts good, gets rather bad.
6 January 2018 | by rovex32See all my reviews

I have to say when I started watching I thought it was a bit different and pretty fun, and for 4 seasons it was. Season 5 however was the turning point.

Season 5 was a mess, a drawn out convoluted mess, and it just stopped being fun. It was downhill from there, and season 7 is just a different, inferior show sadly.


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