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Season 1

Once Upon a Time episode guide


Welcome to Storybrooke, Maine, a small town that probably won't show up on your GPS, but is a magical place to visit. Reality and myth merged after Emma broke a curse that had deprived the fairytale characters of their memories and trapped them in our modern world. After defeating the Wicked Witch of the West, Emma and Hook were pulled into her time portal, which brought them back to the Enchanted Forest of the past. When they made their way back to present day Storybrooke, they brought with them a prisoner they'd saved from execution, who turned out to be the wife of Robin Hood. Unbeknownst to anyone, they also brought back Elsa, Queen of Arendelle.
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Ep 101 Pilot

Emma's life turns upside down when she is visited by Henry, the 10-year-old child she long ago gave up for adoption; Emma brings Henry back to his foster mother in a strange town called Storybrooke.

10/23/11 Season 1 TV-PG L,V
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Ep 103 Snow Falls

Emma talks Mary Margaret into reading to an unidentified coma patient in the hospital; Prince Charming and Snow White meet for the first time.

11/06/11 Season 1 PG V
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Ep 105 That Still Small Voice

Henry explores the inside of a mysterious sinkhole to see if its contents can link Storybrooke to the Fairy Tale world, and Jiminy Cricket yearns to leave the family business and transform into the person he wants to be.

11/27/11 Season 1 TV-PG V
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Ep 108 Desperate Souls

Emma runs for public office, leading Regina and Mr. Gold to indulge in dirty politics; Rumpelstiltskin searches for a power source to help his son avoid war.

01/08/12 Season 1 TV-PG L,V
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Ep 109 True North

Emma tries to save two children from the foster system by finding their birth father; the evil queen has Hansel and Gretel steal an artifact from a blind witch.

01/15/12 Season 1 TV-PG V
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Ep 110 7:15 A.M.

David and Mary Margaret continue to struggle with their feelings; a mysterious stranger in town makes Regina and Emma suspicious; Prince Charming's wedding approaches.

01/22/12 Season 1 TV-PG V
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Ep 112 Skin Deep

When Mr. Gold's house is robbed, Emma suspects he is planning to seek vigilante justice; Ruby, Mary Margaret and Ashley plan a night out on Valentine's Day; Belle makes a deal.

02/12/12 Season 1 TV-PG V
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Ep 114 Dreamy

Mary Margaret and Leroy join forces to help nuns sell candles at the Miner's Day festival; Emma investigates the disappearance of David's wife; Grumpy falls in love with a fairy.

03/04/12 Season 1 TV-PG L
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Ep 115 Red-Handed

Emma gives Ruby a job as her assistant; David faces questions about Kathryn's disappearance; Red Riding Hood yearns to run off with her love but is prevented by a dangerous situation.

03/11/12 Season 1 TV-PG V
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Ep 116 Heart of Darkness

After Emma is forced to arrest Mary Margaret for the murder of David's wife, Mary Margaret hires Mr. Gold as her attorney; Snow White continues to be affected by Rumplestiltskin's potion.

03/18/12 Season 1 TV-PG
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Ep 117 Hat Trick

During her search for Mary Margaret, Emma is kidnapped by a mad man with an affinity for hats; the evil queen hires a man of magic.

03/25/12 Season 1 TV-PG
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Ep 118 The Stable Boy

Emma keeps searching for evidence to prove Mary Margaret's innocence in Kathryn's murder; the root of the evil queen's disdain for Snow White is revealed.

04/01/12 Season 1 TV-PG
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Ep 119 The Return

Mr. Gold tries to expose August's true identity; Regina is confronted about her involvement in Kathryn's disappearance; David hopes to reconcile with Mary Margaret.

04/22/12 Season 1 TV-PG L,V
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Ep 120 The Stranger

August takes Emma on a journey that will show her how to beat Regina and possibly attain custody of Henry; Regina tries to seduce David.

04/29/12 Season 1 TV-PG
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Ep 121 An Apple Red as Blood

As Henry begs Emma to stay in Storybrooke, Regina works on a plot that could rid her of Emma permanently; Snow White asks her cohorts to help save Prince Charming and defeat the evil queen.

05/06/12 Season 1 TV-PG V
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