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    • A Land Without Magic
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      5/13/12
      9.4

      Regina and Emma share common cause when they try to find a cure for Henry. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world James tries to escape the Queen's dungeon and save Snow... unaware that he's too late.

    • There's No Place Like Home
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      5/11/14
      9.3

      Trapped in the Enchanted Forest in the past, Hook and Emma must work together to find a way home, without altering their friends' and family's present... and the Storybrooke of the future.

    • Going Home
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      12/15/13
      9.3

      The townspeople come together to try and stop Pan as he plans to unleash Regina's stolen curse to kill everyone in Storybrooke... or worse.

    • Operation Mongoose Part 2
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      5/10/15
      9.1

      Henry, Emma, and Hook join forces in Isaac's fictional world to stop the wedding of Zelena and Robin, and reverse Isaac's story. However, Isaac turns to the heroic Rumplestiltskin for help in stopping them, forcing the Light One to make a desperate choice.

    • Think Lovely Thoughts
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/17/13
      9.1

      Emma and the others attempt to get to Henry, who Pan is manipulating into saving magic and Neverland. Meanwhile, in the fairy tale world, a young Rumplestiltskin receives a magic item that will help him resolve his issues with his father.

    • Witch Hunt
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      3/16/14
      9.1

      Emma teams up with Regina to learn who in Storybrooke is responsible for the return of its citizens with no memory of the last year. Meanwhile, in flashback Regina reluctantly joins forces with Robin Hood to find how who has taken over the castle.

    • Manhattan
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      2/17/13
      9.1

      In Storybrooke, Regina and Hook try to track down Gold's most prized possession. Meanwhile, Gold goes to Manhattan with Emma and Henry to find Bae. In the fairytale world, Rumplestiltskin fights in the Ogre Wars and discovers his destiny.

    • The Miller's Daughter
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      3/10/13
      9.0

      In the fairytale world, Rumplestiltskin tutors Cora in magic, but the king demands that she prove her abilities to spin gold from straw.

    • Wake Up Call
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      11/10/17
      9.0

      Roni asks Weaver for helping finding answers to her past after she discovers the photo showing her and a young Henry. In the past, Drizilla makes the potential mistake of asking Regina for help obtaining magic.

    • An Apple Red as Blood
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      5/6/12
      9.0

      While Regina schemes to get Emma out of Storybrooke for good, Henry begs Emma to stay. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world Snow calls upon her allies to save Prince Charming and defeat the Evil Queen.

    • Kansas
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      5/4/14
      9.0

      Mary Margaret goes into labor, and the residents of Storybrooke rally to protect her new baby from Zelena. In the Oz of the past, Glinda tries to convince Zelena to join the good witches as a protector of Oz, but the appearance of Dorothy Gale from Kansas may push her over the edge.

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    • Skin Deep
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      2/12/12
      8.9
      As Valentine's Day arrives, Mary Margaret plans a night out with Ruby and Ashley. Meanwhile, Belle makes a deal and Gold plans vengeance on the thief who robbed him.
    • Snow Drifts
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      5/11/14
      8.9

      The celebration of Mary Margaret and David's child is interrupted when Emma and Hook are pulled back to the past by Zelena's contingency plan.

    • The Crocodile
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/21/12
      8.9

      While the dwarves try to find fairy dust in the Storybrooke mines, Belle gives Gold an ultimatum. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world Rumplestiltskin goes after a band of pirates that have abducted his beloved.

    • The Stranger
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      4/29/12
      8.9

      While August offers to show Emma how she can defeat Regina and gain custody of Henry, Regina plans to seduce David. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world Gepetto agrees to save Snow and Charming's daughter, but seeks to save his son Pinocchio as well.

    • A Curious Thing
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      4/27/14
      8.9

      When Hook refuses to curse Emma and enact Zelena's curse, the Wicked Witch threatens Henry. Meanwhile, during the missing year in the Enchanted Forest, Snow and Charming seek out Glinda the Good Witch in an attempt to stop Zelena. However, their efforts lead to the curse that stripped the Storybrooke inhabitants of their memories.

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    • Shattered Sight
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      12/7/14
      8.9

      While Emma and Elsa attempt to take down the Snow Queen, the other citizens of Storybrooke are consumed with hatred for each other. Meanwhile, Will prepares to settle his debt with Hook, and Gold plans his escape.

    • The Stable Boy
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      4/1/12
      8.8

      Emma continues to try and prove Mary Margaret's innocence in the murder of Kathryn Nolan. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Regina must choose between marrying for true love, or accepting her mother Cora's choice for her husband.

    • Hat Trick
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      3/25/12
      8.8

      Emma is kidnapped by a crazed man obsessed with hats. Meanwhile, the Evil Queen convinces a magic wielder to send her out of the fairy tale world and transport her to Wonderland so she can steal an artifact from the Queen of Hearts.

    • Operation Mongoose Part 1
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      5/10/15
      8.8

      Isaac completes his new story, giving the villains happy endings and turning the heroes into villains, thieves, and cowards. Only Henry is unaffected, and must find a way to undo Isaac's spell and restore things to normal.

    • The Return
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      4/22/12
      8.8

      While Emma confronts Regina about Kathryn's disappearance, David tries to make amends to Mary Margaret and Mr. Gold tries to learn August's real identity. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Baelfire gets his transformed father to agree to return to his original self, untainted by magic.

    • Fall
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      11/30/14
      8.8

      As the Snow Queen's spell closes in on Storybrooke, the townspeople prepare for the worst. Elsa tries to find her sister, who may be the only chance of a cure. However, Gold has his own plan underway to save himself, Belle, and Henry, and is willing to sacrifice everyone else to assure their escape. In the past, Anna and Kristoff attempt to find the Wishing Star so that they can recover Elsa.

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    • Save Henry
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      12/1/13
      8.8

      After Pan tricks Henry into sacrificing his heart, Emma and the others must stop him from gaining absolute power. Meanwhile, in the past, Regina approaches Gold to get his help in adopting a child.

    • The Jolly Roger
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      4/13/14
      8.8

      In the Enchanted Forest before the new curse, Hook and Ariel become unlikely allies in the search for the thief of the Jolly Roger. Meanwhile, in present-day Storybrooke, Emma agrees to learn magic from Regina in order to defeat the Wicked Witch, while David and Mary Margaret try to spend quality time with Henry.

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    • The Final Battle Part 2
      Season 6 - Episode 22
      5/14/17
      8.8

      Emma regains her memory but discovers that the Black Fairy has set the perfect trap for her. Meanwhile, the Evil Queen makes the ultimate sacrifice to save her former kingdom, and Gold is forced to choose between Good and Evil.

    • Good Form
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/27/13
      8.7

      While Hook tries to find a sextant that will lead them away from Neverland, he remembers when he and his brother Liam were sent by the king to find a plant that will cure any ailment.

    • New York City Serenade
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      3/9/14
      8.7

      Hook visits Emma and Henry in New York City and tries to jog Emma's memories so they can return to the Enchanted Forest and help their family and friends, who face a new threat from a wicked enemy.

    • Bleeding Through
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      4/20/14
      8.7

      Zelena's latest ploy prompts Regina to attempt contact with her long-dead mother, Cora, in order to find out the reason for her abandonment of Zelena, while Belle makes a startling discovery. Long ago in the Enchanted Forest, a young Cora must hide her pregnancy for fear of losing everything she has gained.

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    • It's Not Easy Being Green
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      4/6/14
      8.7

      As the town buries one of their own, Zelena and Regina fight it out to the death on the streets of Storybrooke. Meanwhile, in the past, Zelena discovers that Rumpelstiltskin is training her half-sister in magic and travels to the Enchanted Forest to confront her.

    • Red-Handed
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      3/11/12
      8.7

      Emma hires Ruby to help her at the sheriff's office, and to give the woman a chance to determine what she's good at. Meanwhile, the sheriff questions David about his possible involvement in Kathryn's disappearance, while in the fairytale world, Red Riding Hood and her fellow villagers are trapped in their village by a bloodthirsty wolf.

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    • We Are Both
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      10/7/12
      8.7

      After the disappearance of Mary Margaret and Emma, David seeks them out. Regina attempts to recover her magic powers while the seven dwarves go on a quest of their own. In the fairytale world, Regina makes a deal with a sorcerer who offers her the power to free herself from Cora.

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    • Second Star to the Right
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      5/5/13
      8.7

      While David, Mary Margaret, and Emma try to find Regina after the destruction of the bean field, Gold considers telling Lacey about his magical abilities. Meanwhile, in the past after Bae falls through the portal, he arrives in 19th century London and befriends a young girl named Wendy Darling.

    • Ariel
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      11/3/13
      8.7

      While Emma leads Mary Margaret, David, and Hook in an attempt to save Neal, Regina and Gold team up to take out Pan. Meanwhile, in the fairy tale world, Snow White meets the mermaid Ariel, befriends her, and helps her with her true love, Prince Eric.

    • Tallahassee
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      11/4/12
      8.7

      In the Enchanted Forest, Emma teams up with Captain Hook to find a magic compass that could help her and Mary Margaret return to Storybrooke. In the past, Emma is still on the streets, steals a car, and meets a lover,

    • Sympathy for the De Vil
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      4/19/15
      8.7

      Regina is forced to temporarily abandon her plans to rescue Robin when Cruella abducts Henry. In the past in 1920s London, a stranger helps a young Cruella confront her abusive mother.

    • Lady of the Lake
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/14/12
      8.7

      Emma and Mary Margaret join forces with Aurora, Mulan, and Lancelot to find a way back to Storybrooke. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, King George poisons Snow White and Charming must go to the Lady of the Lake for a cure.

    • The Cricket Game
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      1/6/13
      8.7

      When Regina is accused of murder, everyone assumes the worst... except for Emma. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Snow and Charming must decide what to do with the Evil Queen once they've brought her to justice.

    • The Outsider
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      1/13/13
      8.7

      Gold conducts an experiment to see if he can find a way across the town border without losing his memory. Meanwhile, Mary Margaret and David go house-hunting and Belle finds Hook in Storybrooke. In the fairytale world, Belle and Mulan meet for the first time as they try to stop a beast ravaging the land.

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    • And Straight on 'Til Morning
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      5/12/13
      8.6

      Greg and Tamara use the curse's failsafe trigger to begin the destruction of Storybrooke, and Regina finds herself cast in the unlikely role of savior. Meanwhile, in Neverland, Bae meets Hook and the Lost Boys.

    • The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      12/11/11
      8.6

      After kissing Emma, Sheriff Graham begins to remember his real life as the curse weakens. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, the Queen attempts to find someone who will kill Snow for her.

    • Birth
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      11/15/15
      8.6

      While Emma tries to prepare Hook for the the truth of what she did in Camelot, Zelena gives birth to her child. In the past at Camelot, Emma must pay a terrible price to free Hook and the others from Arthur and Zelena's captivity.

    • 7:15 A.M.
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      1/22/12
      8.6

      Emma and Regina share a common suspicion over a newcomer to Storybrooke, while David and Mary Margaret try to cope with their feelings. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Prince Charming's wedding with King Midas' daughter approaches while Snow tries to cope with her feelings.

    • The New Neverland
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      12/8/13
      8.6

      Emma and her group return to Storybrooke with Henry, unaware that Pan has put a secret plan into motion. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Snow and Prince Charming seek out a mythical creature that will let them defeat Regina once and for all.

    • Souls of the Departed
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      3/6/16
      8.6

      The group arrives in the Underworld and finds a dark counterpart to Storybrooke. While Regina deals with her mother--now the mayor of the other-Storybrooke--the others try to find Hook. In the past, Regina's father tries to convince her to turn from the path of vengeance before her soul is forfeit.

    • Darkness on the Edge of Town
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      3/1/15
      8.6

      Gold and Ursula recruit Cruella to their cause and travel to Storybrooke. Meanwhile, Hook works with Belle to free the fairies from the Sorcerer's Hat and succeed, but end up unleashing a greater evil. In the past, Rumplestiltskin convinces the Queens of Darkness to help him retrieve the dark curse that prevents them from getting their happy endings.

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    • The Queen is Dead
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      3/3/13
      8.5

      Mary Margaret, David, and the Mother Superior try to find Rumplestiltskin's dagger before Regina and Cora do. Meanwhile, Hook travels to New York to find Gold and kill him. In the fairytale world, the Blue Fairy offers Snow White a chance to save her dying mother.

    • Poor Unfortunate Soul
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      3/22/15
      8.5

      Hook makes a deal with Ursula to find out what Gold is planning. Meanwhile, Regina dreams of a reunion with Robin, and Gold finds out where the door may be hidden. In the past, the circumstances behind how Ursula lost her singing voice are revealed.

    • Quiet Minds
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      3/30/14
      8.5

      Neal tries to find his father and reconnect with Henry, who no longer remembers him. Meanwhile, in the past, Neal, Belle, and Lumiere try to bring Rumplestiltskin back from the dead.

    • Heart of Darkness
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      3/18/12
      8.5

      While Mary Margaret is arrested for the murder of Kathryn, in the fairy tale world James tries to stop Snow from killing Evil Queen Regina.

    • Welcome to Storybrooke
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      3/17/13
      8.5

      Regina sets out to kill Mary Margaret, and Henry tries to stop the struggle between his relatives by ending magic. Meanwhile, 28 years earlier, Regina discovers intruders have entered Storybrooke as she tries to cope with her newly-cast curse.

    • Heroes and Villains
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      12/14/14
      8.5

      After the Snow Queen's spell is broken, Elsa and the others discover that they need an alternate route back to Arendelle. Hook gives them the key but they're unaware that he's under Gold's influence and Gold wants them out of Storybrooke so they can't stop his plan. Meanwhile, Regina and Robin find happiness only to discover that it's fleeting, and Henry finds a vital clue to the location of the author. In the past, the Queens of Darkness--Maleficent, Ursula, and Cruella De Vil--conspire to obtain a powerful magic artifact from Rumplestiltskin.

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    • Tiny
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      2/10/13
      8.5

      While Gold, Emma, and Henry leave Storybrooke to find Bae, Anton the Giant goes on a rampage and Greg asks Belle what happened to him on the night of the accident. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world Anton climbs down to meet humans, only to discover that they're not all as friendly as Emma.

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    • Dark Hollow
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/10/13
      8.5

      Ariel travels to Storybrooke to recover an item for Gold and Regina that will let them imprison Pan... unaware that two men will stop at nothing to thwart her. Meanwhile, in Neverland the group travels to Dark Hollow to try and capture Pan's shadow. However, the secrets revealed in Echo Cave may yet tear them apart.

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    • Mother
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      5/3/15
      8.5

      Emma takes Lily to Storybrooke to reunite her with Maleficent, while Isaac seeks out a new source of magic ink after Gold's condition worsens. In the past, Cora offers to make amends with Regina for killing her true love, but Regina isn't convinced her mother has her best interests at heart.

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    • Pilot
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      10/23/11
      8.5

      Bail bondsman Emma Swan is confronted by Henry, the child that was given up for closed adoption 10 years ago. He asks her to come to his home of Storybrooke with him and explains that the people there are fairy tale characters who don't remember who they are. The boy insists that his adoptive mother, Mayor Regina, doesn't love him, and that Emma has a destiny to fight in a final balance and help good win once and for all.

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    • The Apprentice
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/19/14
      8.5

      Emma asks Hook to go on a date with her, and he bargains with Gold to get his left hand back so that he can hold Emma with both hands. Meanwhile, Emma continues her hunt for the Snow Queen, and Will breaks into the Storybrooke Library to get a very special book. In the past, Anna makes a deal with Rumplestiltskin to learn what her parents were seeking in the Enchanted Forest.

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    • Smash the Mirror, Part 1
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      11/16/14
      8.5

      Rather than hurt her family and friends, Emma seeks out Gold to find a way to remove her magical powers. Meanwhile, Robin asks Will to help him find a way to ensure Regina's happy ending. In the past, Ingrid tries to turn Elsa against Anna but fails, and the sisters try to trap their aunt in the urn.

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    • Queen of Hearts
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      12/2/12
      8.5

      After Emma's betrayal, Hook allies himself with Cora to recover the compass from Emma and Mary Margaret. Meanwhile, Regina and Gold learn that Cora plans to open the portal and prepare to do whatever it takes to stop Cora and Hook from coming through to get their revenge.

    • Broken
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/30/12
      8.5

      In the aftermath of Gold's actions at the wishing well, the people of Storybrooke must come to grips with the knowledge of what they once were... and are again. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Prince Phillip and his traveling companion, Mulan, face a dangerous opponent.

    • Rocky Road
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/12/14
      8.5

      Someone casts a freezing spell on Marian and the townspeople believe that Elsa is responsible... unaware that the Snow Queen is the real perpetrator. Meanwhile, Emma and David meet an old friend of Robin's, while Regina and Henry set out to find the author of Henry's storybook. In the Arendelle of the past, Elsa and Kristoff must join forces to stop Hans from conquering the country.

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    • Best Laid Plans
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      3/29/15
      8.5

      While Regina keeps Gold and his allies from finding the Author, Henry finds a clue to the Author's location. In the past, Snow and Charming are given a way to secure their unborn child's goodness but at a terrible cost.

    • Devil's Due
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      3/20/16
      8.5

      Gold decides to help the others find Hook so that he can return to Belle. However, he has to find his ex-wife Milah to obtain her help. In the past, Rumplestiltskin must make a deal to save Baelfire's life.

    • Lost Girl
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      10/6/13
      8.5

      As they explore Neverland trying to find Henry, Pan secretly approaches Emma and offers her a map that will lead her to Henry... if she accepts who she is. Meanwhile, an old friend of Gold's gives him some advice on the course of his life. Meanwhile, in the fairy tale world, Regina offers Snow White a chance for happiness if she will give up her claim on the throne... and Prince Charming tries to stop his beloved from accepting.

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    • White Out
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      10/5/14
      8.5

      Elsa accidentally endangers Emma's life when her ice powers go out of control again. Meanwhile, when Regina goes into seclusion, Mary Margaret takes charge of the town and faces her first crisis. In the past, Anna meets David and helps him learn to fight for what is his against a brutal warlord... the dreaded Bo Peep.

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    • Smash the Mirror, Part 2
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      11/16/14
      8.5

      Emma prepares to remove her powers to protect her loved ones, unaware that Gold plans to trap her in the Sorcerer's Hat. Meanwhile, Robin finds a clue that may provide Regina with her happy ending. In the past, Ingrid turns Anna against Elsa but the results aren't what she expects.

    • Nimue
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      11/8/15
      8.5

      At the Camelot of six weeks ago, one team tries to recover Excalibur, while another goes after the spark Merlin can use to reforge it. In the distant past, Merlin falls in love with a refugee named Nimue.

    • In the Name of the Brother
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      1/20/13
      8.4

      While Dr. Whale treats the outsider, the townspeople decide what to do with the man who may know Storybrooke's secret. Meanwhile, Cora meets with her daughter and Gold tries to meet with Belle. In another world, Victor tries to convince his father Alphonse that he can bring back the dead.

    • The Heart of the Truest Believer
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/29/13
      8.4

      As the Charmings, Regina, Gold, and Hook arrive in Neverland and are besieged by mermaids. Meanwhile, Henry escapes from Peter Pan's camp with another prisoner, and Mulan and Aurora help Neal recover from his wounds in the Enchanted Forest before he sets off to find Henry and Emma.

    • The Bear and the Bow
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      11/1/15
      8.4

      Six weeks earlier in Camelot, Merida brings Belle with her to help save Merida's kingdom. In the present, Emma forces Merida to try and kill Belle so that Gold will become a hero and defend his love.

    • Only You
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      5/15/16
      8.4

      While Regina tries to cope with Robin's death, Henry begins a new quest: to destroy the magic that has torn his family apart. Meanwhile, the malfunctioning magic sends David, Mary Margaret, Hook, and Zelena to a different reality where a sadistic Warden holds them against their will... and the Warden has secrets of his own to hide.

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    • A Tale of Two Sisters
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      9/28/14
      8.4

      While Elsa wanders Storyrbooke and inadvertenyl summons a snowman to protect herself, Regina comes up with a new plan to assure that she finally has a happy ending in her life. Meanwhile, in the past, Anna and Elsa learn why their parents left Storybrooke and set out to find out where they've gone.

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    • Heart of Gold
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      4/12/15
      8.4

      Emma tries to find the Author before Gold does, despite her issues with her parents. In the past, Rumplestiltskin sends Robin to Oz to steal an elixir from the Wicked Witch.

    • Sisters
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      4/24/16
      8.4

      While Regina tries to convince Cora to help her stop Zelena from leaving the Underworld with Hades, James tries to get revenge on his twin brother David.

    • Firebird
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      5/1/16
      8.4

      Hades turn to the heroes for help after Gold and Peter abduct Zelena, and offers their freedom in return. However, Cruella objects to the heroes leaving without her. In the past, Emma makes an unexpected friendship while looking for her family.

    • Snow Falls
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      11/6/11
      8.4

      Mary Margaret is astonished at the outcome after she reads to John Doe from the storybook while visiting him at the hospital. Back in fairytale world, Snow White and Prince Charming meet up for the first time.

    • The Snow Queen
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      11/9/14
      8.4

      Emma captures and questions the Snow Queen, who uses the opportunity to turn her against her family. Meanwhile, Regina and Robin continue trying to find a way to save Marian, and Henry continues his undercover mission to find out what Gold is hiding. In the past, the mystery behind Ingrid's powers is revealed.

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    • Breaking Glass
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      10/26/14
      8.4

      Sidney agrees to lead Regina to the Snow Queen, and Emma insists on tagging along in the hopes of rekindling her friendship with Regina. Meanwhile, David and Mary Margaret interrupt their first date since the baby arrived to track down an escaped Will. In the past, Emma befriends a fellow orphan, Lily, but learns that she's not what she claims.

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    • Unforgiven
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      3/8/15
      8.4

      Emma investigates Cruella and Ursula, and begins to suspect that David and Mary Margaret are hiding something from her. Meanwhile, Henry talks to Pinocchio and Marco in the hope that they can help him find the Author. In the past, Snow and Charming meet the Queens of Darkness for the first time.

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    • Desperate Souls
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      1/8/12
      8.3
      Regina and Gold find themselves on opposite sides in Emma's attempt to run for Sheriff, but Emma soon discovers that the price of the election may be too great to pay. In the fairy tale world, a human Rumplestiltskin begins his quest to help his son by finding the power necessary to avoid war.moreless
    • The Price
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      10/4/15
      8.3

      In flashback, the Storybrooke residents are welcomed to Camelot but things turn dangerous. In the present, Hook tries to bring Emma back to the light.

    • Lily
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      4/26/15
      8.3

      Emma and Regina join forces to travel to New York City and both find Lily and rescue Robin. However, things go terribly wrong. In the past, a young Emma has a chance at a happy life with a new family until Lily reenters the picture.

    • Enter the Dragon
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      3/15/15
      8.3

      Emma, David, and Mary Margaret monitor Regina as she attempts to infiltrate the Queens of Darkness. However, they require the former Evil Queen to prove that she is worthy to join them. Meanwhile, Hook asks Belle for a favor, while Henry closes in on the Author. In the past, Regina and Maleficent become friends.

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    • An Untold Story
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      5/15/16
      8.3

      The Groundsman helps the heroes escape from the evil Warden, but things are not what they appear.  Meanwhile, Regina tries to make a deal with Gold, and Henry is forced to restore the magic that he destroyed to bring the heroes back.

    • The Thing You Love Most
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      10/30/11
      8.3

      Regina tries to force Emma out of Storybrooke and out of her and Henry's lives permanently. Meanwhile, it is revealed how the Evil Queen released the curse upon the fairytale world.

    • The Final Battle Part 1
      Season 6 - Episode 21
      5/14/17
      8.3

      Henry wakes up in a strangely changed Storybrooke where Emma is a mental patient and the rest of his family has disappeared.

    • That Still Small Voice
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      11/27/11
      8.3

      As Sheriff Graham chooses a new deputy for Storybrooke, a mysterious sinkhole appears at the edge of town and threatens to have dire consequences. Back in fairytale world, Jiminy Cricket must make a life-changing decision.

    • The Dark Swan
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      9/27/15
      8.3

      Fighting the darkness within her, Emma returns to the Enchanted Forest. Meanwhile, Regina and the others are forced to turn to Zelena for help so that they can follow their friend and aid in her struggle.

    • Our Decay
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      4/3/16
      8.3

      Thanks to Gold's portal spell, the Underworld receives three new visitors. Meanwhile, David and Mary Margaret learn of a way to contact their baby son. In the past, Hades and Zelena ally to gather the ingredients for Zelena's time-travel spell.

    • Nasty Habits
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/20/13
      8.3

      While Gold goes to confront Pan and his destiny, Neal finds himself with Felix, an old "friend" from his own time in Neverland. And in the fairytale world, Rumplestiltskin discovers that someone has abducted Bae.

    • Into the Deep
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/25/12
      8.3

      While Regina and Gold put David at risk in the hope that it will lead them to Mary Margaret, in the Enchanted Forest Emma and Mary Margaret must stop Cora from taking the recently-acquired compass from them.

    • The Price of Magic
      The Price of Magic
      Season 0 - Episode Special
      4/14/13
      8.3
    • What Happened to Frederick
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      2/19/12
      8.2

      David promises Mary Margaret that he will tell Kathryn about his true feelings. In the fairytale world, Prince Charming offers to help Abigail while looking for Snow.

    • Family Business
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      11/2/14
      8.2

      Belle tries to use Gold's dagger to force him to locate the Snow Queen, so that the townspeople can find out her plans and learn why she wiped Emma's memories. In the past, Belle convinces Anna to take her to Grand Pabbie so that she can recover her memories of her mother Colette.

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    • True North
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      1/15/12
      8.2

      Emma tries to find the birth father of two children to keep them from meeting the same fate she had as a child. In the fairy tale world, the Evil Queen uses Hansel and Gretel steal an artifact for her from a rival.

    • Fruit of the Poisonous Tree
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      1/29/12
      8.2

      While Sydney seeks out Emma's help against Regina, Mary Margaret and David continue their clandestine meetings. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Snow's father King Leopold receives three wishes from a Genie, who warns him to be careful what he wishes for.

    • The Evil Queen
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      4/28/13
      8.2

      With Hook by her side, Regina comes up with a plan that she believes will transport her and Henry back to the Enchanted Forest. However, her plan revolves around a fail-safe in the curse that could destroy Storybrooke. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Regina disguises herself as a peasant so that she can find and then murder an unsuspecting Snow White.

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    • Labor of Love
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      3/13/16
      8.2

      After a prisoner escapes from the Underworld prison and brings word of Hook's location to the others, Mary Margaret seeks out an old friend for help. In the past in the Enchanted Forest, a young Snow faces a challenge to her rulership when bandits threaten her people.

    • Changelings
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      11/27/16
      8.2

      The Evil Queen is forced to choose when Gold orders her to kill Zelena. Meanwhile, Jasmine tries to use the empty lamp to save Agrabah, and Belle asks Hook and Emma to help her immobilize Gold. In the past, Rumplestltskin takes a child hostage to acquire more power.

    • The Doctor
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/28/12
      8.2

      In Storybrooke, Regina is haunted by a figure from her past while trying to resist the temptation to use magic. Meanwhile, in the Enchanted Forest, Emma and Mary Margaret investigate an ogre massacre, while in the fairytale world of the past, Regina discovers that she can't master the dark arts.

    • Dreamcatcher
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      10/25/15
      8.2

      In the Camelot of six weeks past, Emma tries to determine how Merlin was trapped in a tree. However, Arthur attempts to thwart Emma once she discovers the ingredient necessary to free the wizard. Meanwhile, Merida trains Gold to be the hero that Emma needs, and Henry asks Violet out for a date.

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    • Broken Heart
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      11/29/15
      8.2

      Events in Camelot catch up to the present as Hook becomes the Dark One and seeks revenge on Rumplestiltskin. In the present, Emma tries to turn Hook from his revenge now that he knows he shares the power of the Dark One with Emma.

    • Quite a Common Fairy
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/13/13
      8.1

      Hook suggests that the group find Tinker Bell and use her to locate Pan's camp, unaware that the fairy has a history with Regina. Meanwhile, Neal needs Robin Hood's help to find Emma, and Pan tells Henry why he went to such lengths to bring him to Neverland.

    • The Broken Kingdom
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      10/18/15
      8.1

      Six weeks earlier, Mary Margaret is unable to convince David that Arthur poses a threat to them and takes her own steps. In the present, Emma begins a new plan to free Excalibur from the Stone. And in Camelot's past, Guinevere travels with Lancelot into the heart of darkness.

    • Strange Case
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      10/16/16
      8.1

      To further Gold's suffering, the Evil Queen helps Hyde gain control of the Dark One to reveal who is really the monster. Meanwhile, David deals with Hook preparing to move in with Emma, and Mary Margaret makes a friend on her first day back at school.

    • A Pirate's Life
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      10/13/17
      8.1

      While Victoria recruits Weaver to help her drive Henry out of Hyperion Heights, in the past Henry sets out to find Cinderella with Emma and Hook's help.

    • Lacey
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      4/21/13
      8.1

      David reluctantly agrees to help Gold reconnect with Belle, who has been given a false set of memories by Regina. Meanwhile, when Emma learns that Anton has the means to take everyone back to the Enchanted Forest, she must decide which world to live in. In the fairy tale world, Rumplestiltskin forces Belle to accompany him on a hunt for a thief that she freed.

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    • Heartless
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      11/6/16
      8.1

      The Evil Queen demands that David and Mary Margaret give up their hearts to her or she'll destroy the town. In the past, the Queen sends the dreaded Woodcutter after Snow, while Charming attempts to sell his family farm.

    • The Price of Gold
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      11/13/11
      8.1

      Emma tries to aid a young pregnant woman who is escaping from Mr. Gold. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Cinderella regrets making a deal with Rumplestiltskin.

    • Street Rats
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      10/23/16
      8.1

      The Evil Queen forces Emma to reveal her secret, hoping to forge a wedge between her and the others. In the past, Jasmine and Aladdin try to recover a secret weapon from the Cave of Wonders to defeat Jafar.

    • The Shepherd
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      12/4/11
      8.1

      While Emma discovers that Graham is lying, David Nolan must choose between his wife and Mary Margaret after he falls in love with the latter. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world Prince Charming confronts his destiny.

    • The Tower
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      3/23/14
      8.0

      Zelena plans a surprise for David as he and the others hunt her, while maintaining her prisoner. Meanwhile, a year ago, Charming tries to help Rapunzel overcome her fears and escape the tower where she is imprisoned.

    • Child of the Moon
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      11/11/12
      8.0

      A vicious killer is loose in Storybrooke and Ruby is the prime suspect. Meanwhile, Leroy makes a discovery that could help Emma and Mary Margaret return home.

    • The Other Shoe
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      10/9/16
      8.0

      Cinderella looks for her stepfamily to finish her story, while David takes a message to Gold from Belle and Regina asks Hyde for information on how to beat her dark half.

    • I'll Be Your Mirror
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      11/13/16
      8.0

      While Emma and Regina attempt to trap the Evil Queen in a mirror, the Queen attempts to lure Henry to the dark side. Meanwhile, Zelena is forced to ally with Belle against Gold, and they seek out Aladdin's help to protect Belle and her unborn child.

    • Wish You Were Here
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      12/4/16
      8.0

      The Evil Queen uses the genie's lamp to get Emma out of her way. Meanwhile, David teams up with Henry and Hook to stop the Queen, and Gold and Belle face a threat to their son.

    • The Savior
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      9/25/16
      8.0

      Refugees from the Land of Untold Stories take shelter in Storybrooke, while Emma develops mysterious side effects after her family's encounter with Mr. Hyde.

    • Murder Most Foul
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      3/12/17
      8.0

      While David asks Hook to help him find out how his father Robert really died, Regina sets out to show the new Robin how to deal with Storybrooke.

    • Dreamy
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      3/4/12
      7.9

      While Mary Margaret and Leroy rekindle an old and unremembered friendship during the Miners Day festival, Emma looks into the disappearance of Kathryn, David's wife. Meanwhile, in the fairy tale world Grumpy falls in love with a fairy.

    • Hyperion Heights
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      10/6/17
      7.9

      Years in the future, a now-adult Henry has no memories of his time in Storybrooke. A young girl, Lucy, seeks hm out and tells hm that he's her father and that his wife is Cinderella.

    • A Bitter Draught
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      10/2/16
      7.9

      David and Mary Margaret help Regina when she faces a mysterious man from her past. Meanwhile, Emma shares her vision of the future with Archie, and Belle asks Hook for help against her husband Gold.

    • Beauty
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      10/27/17
      7.9

      Victoria forces Ivy to take Lucy trick-or-treating to keep the girl away from Jacinda, but Lucy runs off. Meanwhile, Tilly continues dropping hints that she knows who Weaver really is. In the past, Belle and Gold make a live for themselves while looking for a way to get rid of the Dagger.

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    • Siege Perilous
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      10/11/15
      7.9

      In the Enchanted Forest, Arthur insists on accompanying David to find a magic relic that would let Regina communicate with the imprisoned Merlin. In Storybrooke, Emma needs Hooks help to withdraw Excalibur from the Stone.

    • Magic Is Coming
      Season 0 - Episode Special
      9/30/12
      7.9
      Once Upon A Time: Magic is Coming aired on September 30, 2012 before the Season 2 premiere. Giancarlo Esposito who plays Sidney Glass and the Magic Mirror hosted the one-hour special that recapped the first season. The special reviewed Emma Swan's journey into Storybrooke to stop the evil curse, as well as cover secrets of Snow, Charming, Red, and Rumplestilskin. He also revealed some spoilers for the upcoming season.moreless
    • Greenbacks
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      11/3/17
      7.8

      Jacinda and Sabine start a new business venture, and Ivy asks Henry to investigate her mother. In the past, Tiana meets Dr. Facilier.

    • The Brothers Jones
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      3/27/16
      7.8

      Emma realizes that Hook needs more than rescuing from Hades if she will ever leave the Underworld with him. In the past, the Jones brothers face servitude together but the chance for freedom arises when Captain Silver sails into a hurricane... and Hades secretly offers Liam a deal.

    • Her Handsome Hero
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      4/10/16
      7.8

      Belle forbids Gold from using dark magic to protect their unborn child, while Hades encourages Gaston to kill Gold. In the past, Belle and Gston fall in love as the Ogres attack.

    • Ill-Boding Patterns
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      3/19/17
      7.8

      While Gideon discovers the individual who forged the blade and sets out to kill them, Hook talks with Archie. In the past, everyone considers Rumplestiltskin a hero after he defeats the ogres... except for one man.

    • Tougher Than the Rest
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      3/5/17
      7.8

      Gideon tells his parents what happened to him after the Black Fairy abducted him. Meanwhile, Emma turns to Pinocchio for help in escaping the wish-created reality, while Regina tracks down Robin to ask if he's happy in his new existence.

    • Pretty in Blue
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      11/17/17
      7.8

      Jacinda recruits an old ally to help her regain custody of Lucy from Victoria, but puts her relationship with Henry at risk. In the past, Henry and Ella follow Alice to Wonderland.

    • Swan Song
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      12/6/15
      7.7

      The resurrected Dark Ones seek to find living souls that they can sacrifice to guarantee that they remain in the world of the living. However, when Emma sets out to stop them, Dark Hook intervenes. In the past, Regina and Hook make a deal to eliminate each other's demons.

    • Dark Waters
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      10/30/16
      7.7

      While Emma tries to turn Aladdin back into a hero, the Evil Queen tries to divide Henry and Hook. In the past, Captain Nemo takes Hook aboard his submarine, the Nautilus.

    • The Bear King
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      11/15/15
      7.7

      The witch gives Merida an ultimatum: return the magical helm she gave to Merida's father to win in battle or face a cursed kingdom. To hep her, Merida turns to her old tutor: Mulan. Meanwhile, Arthur and Zelena quest for the same helm and the two sides cross paths.

    • Page 23
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      3/26/17
      7.7

      Using Robin as bait, the Evil Queen sets out to destroy Regina once and for all. Meanwhile, Hook turns to Nemo for romantic advice after he proposes to Emma.

    • Last Rites
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      5/8/16
      7.6

      After the heroes return to Storybrooke, they try stop Hades from using the Olympian Crystals to take over the town.

    • Mother's Little Helper
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      4/9/17
      7.6

      Thanks to Gold and Belle, Emma agrees to help Gideon take on the Black Fairy. In the past, the Black Fairy's obsession with Gideon is explored.

    • Eloise Gardener
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      11/17/17
      7.6

      Hook encounters Rapuzel while seeking a mage. In the present, Rogers recruits Henry and Tilly to help him find Eloise.

    • Selfless, Brave and True
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      3/24/13
      7.6

      While Mary Margaret attempts to come to terms with her part in Cora's death, she finds August. Meanwhile, Neal's fiancee Tamara comes to Storybrooke. Meanwhile, in the past, August tries to find a way to prevent himself from turning back into a wooden boy.

    • Awake
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      4/16/17
      7.6

      Hook teams up with Tiger Lily to get back to Storybrooke. Meanwhile, Gold and the Black Fairy reach an impasse, and Regina tries to break her counterpart's sleeping curse.

    • Ruby Slippers
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      4/17/16
      7.5

      Mary Margaret and David come up with a plan for one of them to escape the Underworld. In the past, Ruby and Mulan meet Dorothy in Oz, and Ruby ends up in the Underworld and searches for Dorothy when her new ally disappears.

    • Where Bluebirds Fly
      Season 6 - Episode 18
      4/23/17
      7.4

      Zelena resolves to destroy the Black Fairy once and for all, and remembers helping a young woodcutter. Meanwhile, Regina disagrees with her half-sister's plans, and David and Mary Margaret argue over Emma's wedding plans.

    • The Black Fairy
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      4/30/17
      7.4

      In the past, Rumplestilltskn's mother Fiona learns that her son's life is predestined and takes drastic steps to break the chain.

    • The Garden of Forking Paths
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      10/20/17
      7.3

      Jacinda fights to stop Victoria from bulldozing Lucy's community garden, but Victoria offers Jacinda something she can't refuse. In the past, Tremaine demands the heart of the truest believer from Cinderella or will reveal her secret to the world.

    • The Song in Your Heart
      Season 6 - Episode 20
      5/7/17
      7.2

      While the Black Fairy plans to ruin Emma's wedding day, in the past Snow and Charming make a wish which turns the Enchanted Forest population into singers.

    • A Wondrous Place
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      4/2/17
      7.2

      Hook tries to return to Storybrooke before Gideon can attack Emma, and allies with Aladdin and Jasmine. In the past, Jasmine and Ariel join forces to find Prince Eric.

    • Journey to Neverland
      Journey to Neverland
      Season 0 - Episode Special
      9/29/13
      7.1

      A recap of the last half of the second season, leading into the third season premiere.

    • Wicked is Coming
      Season 0 - Episode Special
      3/9/14
      6.9
    • Secrets of Storybrooke
      Secrets of Storybrooke
      Season 0 - Episode Special
      3/1/15
      6.0
    • The Final Battle Begins
      The Final Battle Begins
      Season 0 - Episode Special
      5/14/17
      6.0
    • Storybrooke Has Frozen Over
      Storybrooke Has Frozen Over
      Season 0 - Episode Special
      9/28/14
      5.0
    • Evil Reigns Once More
      Evil Reigns Once More
      Season 0 - Episode Special
      9/25/16
      5.0
    • Dark Swan Rises: A Once Upon a Time Fan Celebration
      9/27/15
      4.5