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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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Storyline

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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Storybrooke has frozen over. (season 4) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

OUaT See more »

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Kitsis/Horowitz,ABC Studios See more »
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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The creators formally offered the part of the Blue Fairy, a.k.a. Mother Superior to singer Lady Gaga. However, according to Edward Kitsis, they never heard back from her management staff. The part then went to Keegan Connor Tracy. See more »

Goofs

Before the curse is broken in S1, there is no magic in Storybrook. Yet in flashbacks during S3 we see Regina using magic. See more »

Quotes

Cora Mills: Love is weakness.
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Referenced in Once Upon a Time in Wonderland: Bad Blood (2013) See more »

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A Enchanting Story
6 December 2011 | by killer1hSee all my reviews

Going into this show I wasn't quite sure what to expect seeing as how it was only partially laid out. However to my ever happy surprise this show is amazing, beautiful acting, terrific plot lines, and they weave it together so perfectly that you really just have to applaud the way its done.

This show is about 3 key elements, henry(the boy) he's basically like the guide he tells his biological mother(Emma swan) that the entire town is filled with fairytale creatures and that his adopted mother(Regina mills) is the evil witch that cast a curse upon the town and made everyone forget about their fairytale endings, and now its up to Emma to bring them back. The reason that this show works so well is that it introduces the very seldom seen both sides of the coin element. You see what it looks like in their "modern" town and then you see what happen in the past to lead up to the series of events. All and all it works just right. 10/10 We couldn't have asked for a better show keep up the good work!


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