Once Upon a Time episode guide

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There was an enchanted forest filled with all the classic fairy tale characters we know and love… until a curse trapped them in a place called Storybrooke. After the curse was broken, new dangers, magical forces, and exciting worlds have continued to emerge. Now, the fairytale characters cope with Emma's new role as The Dark One and begin the search for Merlin. This is a journey that will take our heroes from the Enchanted Forest to Camelot and along the way bring many surprises, including encounters with a brave and headstrong Scottish princess named Merida. 

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    S2 E1 Broken

    As fairy tale characters awaken from Queen Regina's curse, they are not transported back to their home; Prince Phillip and his traveling companion realize they will be facing a deadly foe.

    09/30/12Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E2 We Are Both

    Regina continues to seek a way to regain her powers; David continues his quest to find Mary Margaret and Emma; the seven dwarves discover what happens when one of the townspeople tries to leave Storybrooke's city limits.

    10/07/12Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E3 Lady of the Lake

    Emma and Mary Margaret try to find a portal that would bring them back to Storybrooke; Henry tries to talk Jefferson into reuniting with his daughter; on the eve of meeting Prince Charming's mother, King George poisons Snow White.

    10/14/12Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E4 The Crocodile

    Belle threatens to leave Mr. Gold if he doesn't change his ways; the dwarves try to find fairy dust in the Storybrooke mine; Rumplestiltskin tries to save his wife from a band of pirates.

    10/21/12Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E5 The Doctor

    As Regina tries to refrain from using her magic in order to regain Henry's trust, she starts seeing a ghost from her past; Mary Margaret and Emma find a survivor from an Ogre massacre; Regina struggles to learn the dark arts.

    10/28/12Season 2PG
    S2 E6 Tallahassee

    Emma follows Capt. Hook up a beanstalk in hope of finding a magical compass; a fellow thief wants to make an honest woman out of Emma.

    11/04/12Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E7 Child of the Moon

    Ruby's fear about turning into a wolf is confirmed when she becomes the prime suspect for a vicious murder; Leroy finds treasure in a Storybrooke mine that could help Emma and Mary Margaret.

    11/12/12Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E8 Into The Deep

    Cora tries to steal the compass from Emma and Mary Margaret; Regina and Mr. Gold must put David's life in danger in hope that he will contact Mary Margaret.

    11/25/12Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E9 Queen of Hearts

    Hook and Cora face off with Emma and Mary Margaret in a race for the compass; Mr. Gold and Regina plan to kill anyone who enters the portal.

    12/02/12Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E10 The Cricket Game

    When Regina is accused of murdering a beloved fairy-tale character, Emma thinks she is innocent; Prince Charming and Snow White plan the evil queen's execution.

    01/06/13Season 2PG
    S2 E11 The Outsider

    Mr. Gold tries to use an unwilling test subject to see if his spell works; Belle runs into vengeful Capt. Hook; David and Mary Margaret look for a bigger house.

    01/13/13Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E12 In the Name of the Brother

    A stranger may be a threat to the true identity of the townspeople; Cora tries to reunite with Regina.

    01/20/13Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E13 Tiny

    Cora brings the giant to Storybrooke, where he unleashes vengeance on the town; Emma and Henry go with Mr. Gold to search for his son; Greg asks Belle what she saw on the night of his accident; Anton the Giant befriends humans.

    02/10/13Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E14 Manhattan

    Emma, Henry and Mr. Gold search for Gold's son in New York; Hook, Cora and Regina look for one of Rumplestiltskin's most precious possessions.

    02/17/13Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E15 The Queen is Dead

    When Mary Margaret learns of Cora and Regina's plan for the dagger, she resolves to find it first; Mr. Gold continues his search for Bae.

    03/03/13Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E16 The Miller's Daughter

    Cora and Regina try to overpower Mr. Gold; dark magic tempts Mary Margaret; Rumplestiltskin offers his services to Cora.

    03/10/13Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E17 Welcome to Storybrooke

    David, Emma and Mr. Gold try to protect Mary Margaret from a vengeful Regina; a man and his son find their way into Storybrooke.

    03/17/13Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E18 Selfless, Brave and True

    While off on her own to deal with what happened with Cora, Mary Margaret comes across an entirely wooden August; Neal invites his fiancee to Storybrooke.

    03/24/13Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E19 Lacey

    Mr. Gold asks David for help jogging Belle's memory; Anton's magic beans begin to grow; Rumpelstiltskin goes after a thief.

    04/21/13Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E20 The Evil Queen

    Hook helps Regina with a plan to transport her and Henry back to Fairytale land; Emma grows increasingly suspicious of Tamara; the queen asks Rumplestiltskin to transform her so she can kill Snow White.

    04/28/13Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E21 Second Star to the Right

    Mary Margaret, David and Emma embark on a search when Regina and some magic beans go missing; Mr. Gold considers revealing the truth to Lacey; Bae winds up in 19th century London.

    05/05/13Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E22 And Straight on 'Til Morning

    Storybrooke's inhabitants brace themselves as Greg and Tamara activate the trigger within the curse; Mr. Gold mourns; Hook rescues Bae, who is being pursued by the Lost Boys.

    05/12/13Season 2TV-PG
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