5 Epic Cinderella Moments on Once Upon a Time

By Lisa Weseman Mar 13, 2015

In honor of Disney's Cinderella, we're taking a look back at some of the biggest Cinderella moments from Once Upon a Timefrom the moment she gets her iconic glass slippers to when her prince gives a tiny pair of slippers to their newborn daughter.

1. Rumple Transforms Cinderella

In Once Upon a Time season 1 episode 4 "The Price of Gold," a young maid named Ella is given the chance to escape her difficult life. Rumplestiltskin transforms her with a beautiful gown and glass slippers to wear to a royal ball, where Ella will meet the man of her dreams, Prince Thomas.

 

2. Cinderella's Royal Wedding

Cinderella and Prince Thomas share a fairytale wedding worthy of Disney's original Cinderella.

 

 

3. Rumple Goes After Cinderella's Baby

Cinderella's wedding joy is cut short when Rumple reminds her of the deal they made. Ella is devastated to learn that the contract she signed entitles Rumple to her firstborn child.

 

4. Cinderella and Thomas Reunite in Storybrooke

After years of being seperated, Ella and Thomas finally reunite when their Storybrooke counterparts, Ashley and Sean, have their baby. Because of Regina's curse, Sean doesn't even know the significance of the sweet gift he gives his new baby girl: a pair of slippers.

 

 

5. Cinderella As a New Mom

In the season 4 episode, "The Snow Queen," new mothers Cinderella, Aurora and Snow White take their babies to class in Storybrooke.

 

 

See  Disney's Cinderella and theaters now! Plus, check out our other favorite Disney fairy tale moments from Once Upon a Time.

 

Prince Charming Awakens Snow White with True Love's Kiss

In the Once Upon a Time "Pilot," Prince Charming finds Snow White asleep in a glass casket, surrounded by her beloved dwarfs. True Love's kiss breaks the curse, just like in Walt Disney's 1937 groundbreaking film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

 

 

 

The Dwarfs Whistle "Heigh-Ho"

In the season 1 episode, "Dreamy," a new dwarf heads to the mines on his first day and learns to whistle while he works, just like the guys do in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

 

 

Phillip and Aurora's Kiss Breaks the Sleeping Curse

In the season 2 episode "Broken," Prince Phillip kisses Aurora, breaking Maleficent's sleeping curse. It's a beautiful scene remniscent of Disney's 1959 animated gem, Sleeping Beauty.

 

  

Eric and Ariel's Romantic Dance

In the season 3 episode "Ariel," Snow White helps her mermaid friend Ariel attend her first royal ball — on land. Ariel spots Eric, the man she saved from the shipwreck, and the two share a wonderfully romantic dance worthy of Disney's The Little Mermaid.

 

 

Rumple and Belle's Beauty & the Beast Dance

In the season 4 episode "A Tale of Two Sisters, newlyweds Rumple and Belle celebrate their honeymoon by dancing to a song as old as time, just like the iconic moment in Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

 

 

"Mirror, Mirror on the Wall"

In the season 4 episode "A Tale of Two Sisters," Regina uses the magic words to destroy her enemy, just like the Evil Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

 

  

Rumple Awakens the Sorcerer's Hat

In the season 4 episode, "A Tale of Two Sisters," Rumple uses the dagger to turn a mysterious box into the sorcerer's hat from Walt Disney's 194o animated masterpiece Fantasia. Careful, dearie...

 

 

Tune in SUNDAY 8|7c for more magical moments on the next Once Upon a Time.

  

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