Once Upon a Time Episodes

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Once Upon a Time episodes

A Tale of Two Sisters Season 4, Episode 1

In the fourth-season opener, a frightened Elsa makes a snow monster to protect herself. Meanwhile, Regina wonders if there's a future for her and Robin Hood; and in the Arendelle of the past, Anna seeks to finish her parents' thwarted journey. read more

Once Upon a Time: Storybrooke Has Frozen Over

A recap of past seasons' adventures, including the journey to Neverland and the battle with the Wicked Witch of the West, and a look ahead to how Elsa's arrival in Storybrooke will impact the town's residents. Interviews with the show's executive producers are featured. read more

There's No Place Like Home Season 3, Episode 22

In the third-season finale, Emma and Hook must exercise extreme caution not to change anything in the Enchanted Forest of the past, because of they do, lives will be endangered. read more

Snow Drifts Season 3, Episode 21

A coronation is held at the diner as Mary Margaret and David celebrate their newborn son. Meanwhile, Emma and Hook get swept up in Zelena's time portal and wind up in the Enchanted Forest of the past. read more

Snow Drifts; There's No Place Like Home

In the third-season finale, a coronation is held at the diner as Mary Margaret and David celebrate their newborn son. Meanwhile, Emma and Hook wind up in the Enchanted Forest of the past, where they must exercise extreme caution not to change anything, because if they do, lives will be endangered. read more

Kansas Season 3, Episode 20

Mary Margaret is in labor and the townsfolk try to protect her from Zelena, who wants to seize the newborn. Meanwhile, back in the Oz of the past, Glinda attempts to entice Zelena to help her safeguard Oz, but a young girl from Kansas causes problems. read more

A Curious Thing Season 3, Episode 19

Zelena threatens Henry's life if Hook doesn't kiss Emma with his cursed lips. Meanwhile, Regina and Robin Hood's romance intensifies; and back in fairy-tale land, Snow and Charming seek help from Glinda, the Good Witch of the South. read more

Bleeding Through Season 3, Episode 18

Regina tries to connect with a deceased Cora in order to find out why Zelena was abandoned. Meanwhile, Belle uncovers Zelena's true objective; and back in fairy-tale land, young Cora is tricked by a fake prince before she meets a real royal. read more

The Jolly Roger Season 3, Episode 17

Ariel seeks Hook's help in locating Prince Eric. Meanwhile, Regina becomes Emma's tutor in magic; Mary Margaret and David try to show Henry they're not as dull as he thinks they are; and back in fairy-tale land, Hook and Ariel search for his stolen ship. read more

It's Not Easy Being Green Season 3, Episode 16

Zelena challenges Regina to a duel to the death, but also tells her about their familial connection. Meanwhile, the townsfolk mourn Neal's passing; and in Oz, Zelena wants to be sent to fairy-tale land after learning that she has a sister who is being trained by Rumplestiltskin. read more

Quiet Minds Season 3, Episode 15

Neal shows up in Storybrooke longing to reunite with Henry and Rumplestiltskin. Meanwhile, back in fairy-tale land, Neal wants to use magic to resurrect his father, and he turns to Belle and Lumiere for assistance. read more

The Tower Season 3, Episode 14

The hunt for the Wicked Witch continues. Meanwhile, Zelena has an ominous plan for David; and back in fairy-tale land, Prince Charming encounters Rapunzel and assists her in facing her fears. read more

Witch Hunt Season 3, Episode 13

Emma and Regina join forces to figure out who's behind the new curse. Meanwhile, back in fairy-tale land, Robin Hood helps Regina break into her castle, which is occupied by the Wicked Witch of the West. read more

New York City Serenade Season 3, Episode 12

Hook heads to New York City and tries to get Emma to recapture her memories of her friends and family, who are now in dire trouble back in fairy-tale land. read more

Once Upon a Time: Wicked Is Coming

Cast members and executive producers discuss the show, spotlighting the themes of family and magic. Included: a look back at the characters' journey to Neverland, and a look ahead to the emergence of the Wicked Witch of the West. read more

Going Home Season 3, Episode 11

Peter Pan prepares to unleash a curse on Storybrooke, and the townsfolk rush to stop him. read more

The New Neverland Season 3, Episode 10

Henry and his search party are welcomed back into town after leaving Neverland, but everyone's in the dark about Peter Pan's latest ruse. Meanwhile, back in fairy-tale land, Snow White deviates from her honeymoon plans to search for a legendary creature. read more

Save Henry Season 3, Episode 9

Peter Pan tries to assume full magical powers, but Henry's family seek to halt this transformation as Henry faces death. Meanwhile, a flashback to an earlier time in Storybrooke finds a lonely Regina deciding to adopt a baby. read more

Think Lovely Thoughts Season 3, Episode 8

Peter Pan and Henry head to a curious cave. Meanwhile, Henry's search party reach Peter Pan's camp; and back in fairy-tale land, an enchanted item allows a young Rumplestiltskin to start anew with his neglectful dad. read more

Dark Hollow Season 3, Episode 7

Ariel heads to Storybrooke, where she seeks out Belle to help her find a mysterious artifact. Meanwhile, Emma, Neal and Hook set out to capture Peter Pan's shadow; and Mary Margaret is displeased with David for keeping his poisoning a secret from her. read more

Ariel Season 3, Episode 6

Back in fairy-tale land, Ariel saves Snow White from drowning, so Snow White repays this act of kindness by helping Ariel bond with Prince Eric. Meanwhile, Regina and Mr. Gold unite and go after Peter Pan; and Henry's search party focus on saving Neal. read more

Good Form Season 3, Episode 5

Hook brings an ailing David on an excursion to find a map of a way off of Neverland. Meanwhile, back in fairy-tale land, Killian and his brother are commissioned by the king to go to an unfamiliar land and locate a plant with healing properties. read more

Nasty Habits Season 3, Episode 4

A faithful Lost Boy captures Neal. Meanwhile, Mr. Gold confronts Peter Pan; David fights for his life as the poison grows stronger; and back in fairy-tale land, Rumplestiltskin looks for Bae, who's fallen prey to a music-playing figure who snatches kids. read more

Quite a Common Fairy Season 3, Episode 3

Hook wants to search for Tinker Bell, believing she will lead the way to Peter Pan's hideout. Meanwhile, Neal hopes to use a treasured item of Robin Hood's in order to reach Emma; and back in fairy-tale land, Tinker Bell has a tempting offer for Regina. read more

Lost Girl Season 3, Episode 2

Peter Pan presents Emma with a map of Henry's location, but there's a catch: Emma must come to terms with her true identity. Meanwhile, Mr. Gold gets some surprising advice; and back in fairy-tale land, the Evil Queen has a tempting offer for Snow White. read more

The Heart of the Truest Believer Season 3, Episode 1

In the third-season opener, Henry's search party arrive in Neverland and encounter some unwelcoming mermaids. Meanwhile, Henry and a fellow prisoner escape the Lost Boys; and Neal and Mulan trek through the Enchanted Forest. read more

Once Upon a Time: Journey to Neverland

A look back at highlights from Season 2, including Emma and Mary Margaret's time stranded in a different land and Rumplestiltskin's reunion with his son. Also: characters' backstories; and a preview of Season 3's adventure in Neverland. read more

And Straight on 'Til Morning Season 2, Episode 22

In the second-season finale, the townsfolk prepare for the end as Greg and Tamara set out to destroy Storybrooke. Meanwhile, Mr. Gold mourns the loss of his son; and back in the past, Hook rescues a young Bae, who is being pursued by the Lost Boys. read more

Second Star to the Right Season 2, Episode 21

Emma thinks that Tamara is behind Regina's disappearance, and a search for the missing mayor begins. Meanwhile, Mr. Gold considers telling Lacey about his magical powers; and back in the past, a young Bae travels to London, where he meets Wendy Darling and her family. read more

The Evil Queen Season 2, Episode 20

Regina tries to return to fairy-tale land with Henry, but her plan could destroy Storybrooke. Meanwhile, Emma's doubts about Tamara intensify; and back in fairly-tale land, the Evil Queen wants to transform into a peasant so she can murder Snow White. read more

Lacey Season 2, Episode 19

Mr. Gold asks David to help Belle retrieve her memories. Meanwhile, the magic beans begin to grow, forcing Emma to contemplate which world she wants to live in; and back in fairy-tale land, Rumplestiltskin and Belle track a thief whom Belle had set free. read more

Once Upon a Time: The Price of Magic

A look at the characters' journeys since their memories have been restored and magic has been introduced in Storybrooke. Also: The creators of the series discuss the show's mythology and share some insider scoop. read more

Selfless, Brave and True Season 2, Episode 18

Mary Margaret goes off on her own and finds August, who has been hiding since returning to his wooden form. Meanwhile, Emma's surprised when Neal asks Tamara to come to Storybrooke; and back in the days before the curse, August receives a tempting offer. read more

Welcome to Storybrooke Season 2, Episode 17

A vengeful Regina is determined to kill Mary Margaret, whom Emma, David and Mr. Gold try to protect. Meanwhile, Henry attempts to rid the land of magic; and in a flashback to Storybrooke's beginnings, Regina realizes two intruders have arrived in town. read more

The Miller's Daughter Season 2, Episode 16

Regina attempts to overpower a weakened Mr. Gold, positioning Cora to become the Dark One. Meanwhile, Mary Margaret is enticed to try dark magic; and back in fairy-tale land, Rumplestiltskin helps a young Cora, but she must pay a price when the king demands that she prove her claims of spinning straw into gold. read more

The Queen Is Dead Season 2, Episode 15

Mary Margaret tries to find Rumplestiltskin's dagger before Cora and Regina get ahold of it. Meanwhile, Hook concocts a plan to eliminate a crocodile; and back in fairy-tale land, Snow White may be able to help her dying mother with an unusual spell. read more

Manhattan Season 2, Episode 14

Mr. Gold, Emma and Henry go to Manhattan to look for Bae. Meanwhile, Regina and Hook search for a cherished item of Rumplestiltskin's; and back in fairy-tale land, Rumplestiltskin comes to terms with his fate as he participates in the Ogres War. read more

Tiny Season 2, Episode 13

A giant is kidnapped and brought to Storybrooke, where he tries to settle an old score with David. Meanwhile, Mr. Gold departs for the airport in search of Bae; Greg has questions for Belle; and back in fairy-tale land, a giant befriends some humans. read more

In the Name of the Brother Season 2, Episode 12

Dr. Whale must operate to save the injured stranger, but some townsfolk want the stranger to die, fearing he could reveal their real identities to outsiders. Meanwhile, back in fairy-tale land, Victor strives to show his dad that he can revive the dead. read more

The Outsider Season 2, Episode 11

Mr. Gold wants to search for Bae, so he tests a new spell on a reluctant guinea pig. Meanwhile, Belle runs into Hook; Mary Margaret and David look for a larger home; and back in fairy-tale land, Belle teams up with Mulan to conquer a terrifying creature. read more

The Cricket Game Season 2, Episode 10

Regina is blamed for the death of a much-admired citizen, but Emma thinks she may not be guilty. Meanwhile, back in fairy-tale land, Snow White and Prince Charming plot a public execution for the Evil Queen. read more

Queen of Hearts Season 2, Episode 9

Regina and Mr. Gold try to prevent Cora's arrival in Storybrooke by making the portal dangerous, jeopardizing Emma and Mary Margaret's lives in the process. Meanwhile, back in the fairy-tale world, Captain Hook meets the Queen of Hearts. read more

Into the Deep Season 2, Episode 8

A determined Cora tries to snatch the compass from Mary Margaret and Emma. Meanwhile, Regina and Mr. Gold endanger David, hoping this will be a catalyst for him to connect with Mary Margaret and assist her and Emma with finding a way back to Storybrooke. read more

Child of the Moon Season 2, Episode 7

Ruby is the main suspect in a savage killing during a full moon. Meanwhile, Decker considers revealing David's true background; Leroy uncovers a prized item in the mines; and in the fairy-tale world, Red Riding Hood discovers people similar to her. read more

Tallahassee Season 2, Episode 6

Emma embarks on a dangerous adventure with Captain Hook as they climb up a beanstalk to snatch a magical compass from a deadly giant. Meanwhile, details from Emma's dark past come to light when she runs into a fellow thief. read more

The Doctor Season 2, Episode 5

Regina thinks she's being haunted by a ghost as she attempts to suppress her magic to please Henry. Meanwhile, Emma's hesitant to believe a supposed survivor of an ogre massacre; and back in the fairy-tale world, Regina struggles to master the dark arts. read more

The Crocodile Season 2, Episode 4

A fed-up Belle threatens to leave Mr. Gold, and then she encounters someone from her past. Meanwhile, the dwarfs mine for fairy dust; and, back in fairy-tale land, Rumplestiltskin tries to prevent his wife from being taken by a gang of ruthless pirates. read more

Lady of the Lake Season 2, Episode 3

Emma and Mary Margaret get help searching for a gateway back to Storybrooke; and Henry advises Jefferson to reunite with Paige. Meanwhile, in the fairy-tale world, King George poisons Snow White as she prepares to meet Prince Charming's mother. read more

We Are Both Season 2, Episode 2

Regina is determined to get her powers back; David keeps looking for Mary Margaret and Emma; and the seven dwarfs learn why it's unwise to leave town. Meanwhile, in the fairy-tale world, bride-to-be Regina meets a man who promises her magic and freedom. read more

Broken Season 2, Episode 1

In the second-season opener, the fairy-tale characters begin to remember their past lives, yet they remain in the present, and magic enters the town thanks to Mr. Gold. Meanwhile, in the fairy-tale world, Prince Phillip awakens a beauty named Aurora. read more

Once Upon a Time: Magic Is Coming

A recap of the first season includes the backstories and secrets of various fairy-tale characters, as well as a look at Emma's journey and destiny. read more

A Land Without Magic Season 1, Episode 22

In the Season 1 finale, Emma and Regina become unlikely allies in an attempt to save Henry's life. Meanwhile, in the fairy-tale world, Prince Charming hopes to reunite with Snow White, but he isn't aware that she's bitten the Queen's poison apple. read more

An Apple Red as Blood Season 1, Episode 21

Henry begs Emma to stay in Storybrooke, but Regina is already hatching a plan to get rid of her for good. Meanwhile, in the fairy-tale world, Snow White calls on her allies to attack the Evil Queen and save Prince Charming. read more

The Stranger Season 1, Episode 20

August tells Emma how to beat Regina and how she can get custody of Henry, while Regina hatches a plot to seduce David now that Mary Margaret is back at work. In the fairy-tale world, a plan to save Snow White and Prince Charming's daughter unfolds and is agreed to by Geppetto, who has his own child's safety in mind. read more

The Return Season 1, Episode 19

Mr. Gold is determined to know August's true identity; Emma wants answers from Regina about Kathryn's disappearance; and David tries to reconcile with Mary Margaret. Meanwhile, in the fairy-tale world, Rumplestiltskin is desperate to give up his powers and go back to his old self if his son can find a way to make it happen. read more

The Stable Boy Season 1, Episode 18

Emma works hard to prove Mary Margaret's innocence in Kathryn's murder. Meanwhile, in the fairy-tale world, Regina must choose between marrying for love and happiness—defying her mother, Cora—or money and privilege; and the reason the Evil Queen hates Snow White is revealed. read more

Hat Trick Season 1, Episode 17

In an "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"-theme episode that features the Who's Roger Daltrey as the voice of the Caterpillar, Emma is kidnapped by a mentally unstable man with a hat obsession. Meanwhile, the Evil Queen tasks a magic man with stealing something from the Queen of Hearts. read more

Heart of Darkness Season 1, Episode 16

Mary Margaret asks Mr Gold for legal help when Emma has to arrest her for the murder of Kathryn. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Prince Charming hopes he can interrupt Snow White's plan to assassinate the Evil Queen before it's too late. read more

Red-Handed Season 1, Episode 15

A dejected Ruby quits the diner, but Emma hires her to be her assistant, hoping they can find a more suitable career path. Meanwhile, Emma grills David about Kathryn's disappearance; and in the fairy-tale world, Red Hiding Hood wants to run away with her true love, but a marauding wolf has made the villagers prisoners in their own homes. read more

Dreamy Season 1, Episode 14

Mary Margaret and Leroy form an unlikely alliance to help the Storybrooke nuns sell candles at the Miner's Day festival, but she wonders if Leroy will be able to keep a promise. Meanwhile, Emma investigates the disappearance of David's wife, Kathryn; and in the fairy-tale world, Grumpy is smitten with a clumsy fairy. read more

What Happened to Frederick Season 1, Episode 13

David finally tells Kathryn about his secret romance with Mary Margaret in an attempt to get out of a loveless marriage. Meanwhile, in the fairy-tale world, Prince Charming interrupts his search for Snow White to help Abigail find something she lost. read more

Skin Deep Season 1, Episode 12

Emma keeps tabs on Mr. Gold in case he turns vigilante after his house is robbed; and Mary Margaret, Ruby and Ashley plan a girls' night out for Valentine's Day. Meanwhile, in fairy-tale land, Belle sacrifices her freedom to save her town from becoming collateral damage in the Ogre War. read more

Fruit of the Poisonous Tree Season 1, Episode 11

Sidney asks Emma to join his search for evidence that will reveal the extent of Regina's corruption to the people of Storybrooke; and Mary Margaret and David continue their secret meetings. In the fairy-tale world, King Leopold is granted three wishes by a genie, but must be careful to use them wisely. read more

7:15 A.M. Season 1, Episode 10

A stranger in town arouses Emma and Regina's suspicions, and feelings of unrequited love plague Mary Margaret and David. Elsewhere, Snow White's heart breaks as the wedding between Prince Charming and the daughter of King Midas approaches in the fairy-tale world. read more

True North Season 1, Episode 9

Emma tries to help two homeless siblings find their father before they're put in foster care and separated; and the Evil Queen forces Hansel and Gretel into stealing something from a blind witch. read more

Desperate Souls Season 1, Episode 8

Emma runs for public office and Mr. Gold and Regina take opposite sides in the election; and in the fairy-tale world, Rumplestiltskin becomes desperate to find a way to keep his son from a futile war. read more

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Season 1, Episode 7

Someone in Storybrooke dies while another resident begins to remember the fairy-tale past; and the Evil Queen tries to find an assassin to kill Snow White. read more

The Shepherd Season 1, Episode 6

David must make a choice between Mary Margaret or Kathryn; and Prince Charming's life is changed. read more

That Still Small Voice Season 1, Episode 5

Henry puts himself in danger when he explores a sinkhole he hopes will lead to the fairy-tale world; and Jiminy Cricket wants to leave the family business. read more

The Price of Gold Season 1, Episode 4

Emma helps a pregnant woman escape from Mr. Gold; and Cinderella makes a terrible mistake in the fairy-tale world when she strikes a deal with Rumplestiltskin. read more

Snow Falls Season 1, Episode 3

Mary Margaret visits John Doe at the request of Emma and she reads to him from the storybook; and, in the fairy-tale world, Prince Charming meets Snow White for the first time. read more

The Thing You Love Most Season 1, Episode 2

Regina attempts to get Emma to leave Storybrooke; and the Evil Queen releases her curse in the fairy-tale world. read more

Pilot Season 1, Episode 1

The destiny of a woman (Jennifer Morrison) unfolds as the only hope for a Maine town where fairytale characters live under a spell, not knowing their true identities. In the opener, she's brought to Storybrooke by a child she gave up for adoption years ago and who believes she can save the town. Ginnifer Goodwin plays Snow White. read more

Once Upon a Time Episode: "Snow Drifts; There's No Place Like Home"

Episode Synopsis: In the third-season finale, a coronation is held at the diner as Mary Margaret and David celebrate their newborn son. Meanwhile, Emma and Hook wind up in the Enchanted Forest of the past, where they must exercise extreme caution not to change anything, because if they do, lives will be endangered.
Original Air Date: May 11, 2014
Guest Cast Charles Mesure: Black Beard Keegan Connor Tracy - Blue Fairy/Mother Superior Gabe Khouth: Sneezy Sean Maguire: Robin Hood Beverley Elliott: Granny Sarah Bolger: Aurora Tony Amendola: Geppetto Rebecca Mader: Zelena/Wicked Witch of the West Alex Zahara: King Midas Christopher Gauthier: Smee Anastasia Griffith: Abigail/Kathryn Lee Arenberg: Leroy/Grumpy Raphael Sbarge: Archie Hopper/Jiminy Cricket Eric Keenleyside: Sir Maurice/Moe French

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Premiered: October 23, 2011, on ABC
Rating: TV-PG
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