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Once Upon a Time “Mother”

Regina finally comes in to her own this week as we see her face off against both her mother and her sister while (mostly) keeping her cool. Her relationship with her mother has always been difficult, not surprising considering that Cora locked her heart away before Regina was even born. […]

Once Upon a Time “Lily”
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Once Upon a Time “Lily”

As always, this episode leaves us with more questions than answers. Much of the hour was spent setting the scene for next week, so we can hope that answers are on the horizon. There were some significant flaws this week, with luck they will be explained or corrected very soon. […]

Once Upon a Time “Sympathy for De Vil”
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Once Upon a Time “Sympathy for De Vil”

Young Cruella, unlike almost every other storybook character we’ve met, was not born innocent. Every other villain had some traumatic event that put them on the path towards evil. Cruella appears to be Evil itself. Her own mother confesses that she was off from a very young age, and that […]

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Once Upon a Time “Heart of Gold”

This week we’re treated to arguably the biggest reveal of the season so far. And even with this major piece of news, there’s still so much left unsaid. So let’s dig in to what we know.

Once Upon a Time “Best Laid Plans”
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Once Upon a Time “Best Laid Plans”

After wondering for weeks, we finally get the big payoff on the two biggest secrets of the season. We meet The Author and find out why he was locked away, and we finally find out the big secret that those Charming parents have been trying to keep under wraps.

Once Upon a Time “Poor Unfortunate Soul”
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Once Upon a Time “Poor Unfortunate Soul”

Last week we got a look at Maleficent’s past, this week we’re treated to a glimpse into Ursula’s youth. As it appears is true with most of these fairy tale villains, she began life as a sweet and innocent child who wanted nothing more than to make people happy. It […]

Once Upon a Time “Enter the Dragon”
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Once Upon a Time “Enter the Dragon”

This week they speak so much, yet say so little. The tidbits revealed about Regina and Maleficent’s background are very tantalizing, we see a young Regina take a major step forward, and at the same time watch Maleficent at her very worst.

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Once Upon a Time “Unforgiven”

ABC manages to pack a whole lot of tasty goodness into this episode of ABC’s Once Upon a Time, we can really see the shape of the story to come and it looks to be full of fun surprises.

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Once Upon a Time “Darkness on the Edge of Town”

After such a long break, it’s great to see our favorite town folk up on the screen again. Also great to see the happy-go-lucky sunny days montage so we know everything has been peachy in town and we haven’t missed any action. But of course it can’t last. No self-respecting […]

Once Upon a Time “Heroes and Villains”
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Once Upon a Time “Heroes and Villains”

The Snow Queen is gone, Elsa, Anna and Kristoff are headed back to Arendelle and all seems well in Storybrooke. But every good story needs a villain, so we are introduced to the next three troublemakers to enter the scene: Maleficent, the sorceress who tormented Sleeping Beauty, Ursula the Little […]