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Once Upon a Time in Wonderland 

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In Victorian England, the young and beautiful Alice tells a tale of a strange new land that exists on the other side of a rabbit hole.
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Sophie Lowe ...  Alice 13 episodes, 2013-2014
Michael Socha ...  Knave of Hearts / ... 13 episodes, 2013-2014
Peter Gadiot ...  Cyrus 13 episodes, 2013-2014
Emma Rigby ...  The Red Queen / ... 13 episodes, 2013-2014
Naveen Andrews ...  Jafar 13 episodes, 2013-2014
John Lithgow ...  The White Rabbit 13 episodes, 2013-2014
Brian George ...  Old Prisoner 10 episodes, 2013-2014
Ben Cotton ...  Tweedle #2 9 episodes, 2013-2014
Matty Finochio ...  Tweedle #1 8 episodes, 2013-2014
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In Victorian England, the young and beautiful Alice tells a tale of a strange new land that exists on the other side of a rabbit hole.

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10 October 2013 (USA) See more »

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Once: Wonderland See more »

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The Jabberwocky is not the name of the monster in Lewis Carroll's sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Through the Looking Glass.) The monster itself is actually called just the Jabberwock. See more »

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Spun-off from Once Upon a Time (2011) See more »

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Good but not Great 7/10
20 October 2013 | by songbirdnSee all my reviews

I can't help but feel slightly disappointed with Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. I have only seen the first two episodes, and maybe there will be hope for the rest of the season, but right now I'm not too pleased.

The thing about this show is that it's actually pretty good as far as the actors go, and visually it's nice. I like the fact that everything in Wonderland looks pretty unreal, as if you've jumped into a hallucination. Sophie Lowe as Alice was a perfect choice, and her genie is very attractive. The writing is interesting, and I think it's awesome that they were able to weave in the parent show as well.

So if everything else is fabulous, what could be wrong with the show?

Well, in my opinion, it makes too much sense.

I know, that sounds weird, but think about it...Lewis Carrol's Wonderland is supposed to be a world occupied by insane, head-strong, eccentric, and often obnoxious characters. There is no madness in this story, and the characters are all quite logical and perfectly sane. It's just NOT Wonderland.

I don't think that movies/shows inspired by or based on books have to be carbon copies of the source material. That just wouldn't be realistic, of course, and I have no problem with a sequel/spin-off, just like I had no problem with Tim Burton's film. In fact, I loved his adaptation, because he captured the real essence of Wonderland, not the squeaky- clean Disney cartoon of the 1950s. And all the characters were a bit mad and rude.

But this version of Wonderland isn't really Wonderland. Again, I'm no stickler, but is it too much to ask that Wonderland is a world of madness? That's the most basic element of book, and the fact that this ABC version hasn't showcased that at all is a bit annoying.


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