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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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 Emma Swan / ... (134 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Regina Mills / ... (134 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Henry Mills (134 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Mr. Gold / ... (134 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Mary Margaret Blanchard / ... (134 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 David Nolan / ... (134 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Belle French / ... (115 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones / ... (108 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Zelena (60 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Widow Lucas / ... (57 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 Robin Hood (55 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Leroy / ... (56 episodes, 2011-2016)
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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 fairytales 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 ...

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


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According to the official timeline of the show, Emma and Neal met sometime in early 2001. However, Henry was born on August 15, 2001. So, unless Emma gave birth several months prematurely (which isn't likely since he was adopted by Regina when he was only a few weeks old and premature babies often spend several weeks in the NICU after birth) then the latest she could've met Neal to give birth to Henry at full term would be November 2000. See more »

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Several times during the series, Mr. Gold is seen wearing a wedding ring. This is because Robert Carlyle has forgotten to remove his own ring; he has even tweeted about it. See more »

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Cora Mills: Love is weakness.
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Promising
30 October 2011 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

Great cast and a very promising pilot. It captures the essence of a classic fairy tale and incorporates it with a modern setting where the real and the imaginary merges.

To be sure, it does not have a dark atmosphere and if you're looking for one, this is not the show. But I think there are a lot of dark and gory shows out there, so this one looks fresh and deserves a try by anyone who likes fairy tales and fantasy.

The cast is great. It is clear that there is much effort in that section. I believe I watched Ginnifer Goodwin for the first time and I knew that Jennifer Morrison was in the show, so when I see Goodwin I though she was Morrison. This might be due to my ignorance about the actress, but given the story, the resemblance makes some sense. I don't know whether this is intentional though.

Overall, pilot is a 10, and I hope it will continue this way.


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