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Once Upon a Time

Series Summary
"Once Upon a Time" tells the story of a new world, one in which fairy-tale legends and modern life collide. Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison) is comfortable in her life as a bail bonds collector when Henry -- the child she gave up a decade earlier -- suddenly shows up. He is convinced that she is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming, who sent her away before the Evil Queen could cast a spell, freezing the fairytale world in time and bringing them to present-day Storybrooke, Maine. After taking Henry home, Emma decides to stay in the town to keep an eye on him, and she discovers he may not be wrong after all.

Air Dates: 2011 - Present

Genres: Drama, Fantasy

Network: ABC

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Season 4, Ep. 22 : Operation Mongoose May 10, 2015

The Author aligns with Gold, while Emma, her parents, Hook and Regina try to stop them; Henry steps up to save his family.

  • Season 4, Ep. 21 : Mother May 3, 2015

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    Emma returns to Storybrooke to reunite Lily and Maleficent; Regina and Robin deal with the consequences of Zelena's pregnancy; Gold's failing health forces Isaac to look for a new ally; in a flashback, Cora tries to get Regina's forgiveness.

  • Season 4, Ep. 20 : Lily Apr 26, 2015

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    When Emma realizes that Maleficent's daughter is an old friend of hers, she sets off to find the woman and reunite her with her mother; Gold deals with a crisis involving Belle; the appearance of Lily destabilizes a young Emma's life.

  • Season 4, Ep. 19 : Sympathy for the De Vil Apr 19, 2015

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    A young Cruella is terrorized by her mother's Dalmatians until a stranger empowers her; Regina finds a way to keep Gold from interfering with her plan to save Robin; Emma learns Henry has been kidnapped.

  • Season 4, Ep. 18 : Heart of Gold Apr 12, 2015

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    The truth leaves Emma reeling; Gold blackmails Regina as his quest for a happy ending becomes more urgent; in a flashback, Robin Hood heads to Oz to steal a magic elixir after making a deal with Rumpelstiltskin.

  • Season 4, Ep. 17 : Best Laid Plans Mar 29, 2015

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    Regina leads villains astray; Henry makes progress in his search; David and Mary Margaret consider the best course of action; a flashback reveals Snow and Charming looking for a way to ensure that their child will be a hero.

critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • No other new show this fall is attempting to tell a bigger story, and we're hoping the rough patches smooth out and it fulfills the potential that's there in its very strong cast and premise. show more

  • There are times when the enterprise lacks a certain heft and when the fantasy realm seems a little generic. Also, some characters, especially Lana Parrilla's Evil Queen (who is also the mayor of Storybrooke), are one-dimensional in kind of maddening ways, though Robert Carlyle makes up for that with his charismatic turn as both Rumplestiltskin and a Storybrooke resident named Mr. Gold. show more

  • Once Upon a Time is both family-friendly and smart enough to win viewers of any age and level of sophistication. show more

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