Magical Moments: Kansas

By Jim Donnelly May 05, 2014

Welcome to the Magical Moments Report for the “Kansas” episode of Once Upon a Time. Here you’ll find highlights and insights for the recent events affecting Storybrooke, Fairy Tale Land and more. WARNING: There are spoilers here if you haven’t yet seen the episode. Enjoy!

Head Above Water: Zelena has David’s courage, Regina’s heart and Mr. Gold’s brain. She needs just one more ingredient to put her plan in play: Mary Margaret’s baby. David convinces Emma to allow Hook to help in her war with the Wicked Witch. Emma expresses regret about bringing Henry back to Storybrooke. This is moments before Zelena has Rumple force Hook’s head underwater. He’s drowning. There’s only one way to save him.


Oh, Baby: Once Emma’s lips touch Hook’s, her magic dissipates. Zelena heads straight to the hospital. Robin Hood’s small defense group is quickly overtaken. Zelana knocks Belle unconscious as she storms through the hospital. Her target: Mary Margaret’s baby.


Blinded by the Light: Emma lets the others know that her magic is gone. Henry believes his other mother can beat Zelena. There’s good inside Regina. Once upon a time she was a villain. Now she’s a hero. Henry and the others believe in her. But does Regina believe in herself?


Reunited and It Feels So Good: Belle is reunited with her true love, Mr. Gold. She gives him the dagger because she believes in him. Gold gives it right back because he knows she’s his future. He has a very important question to ask her.


Here’s the Deal: Gold never really gave the dagger back to Belle. That was just a sleight of hand trick. He holds the real dagger before a defenseless Zelena. Rumplestiltskin vowed he would avenge his son’s death. And Rumplestiltskin never breaks a deal.


Read the full episode recap for "Kansas."