Emma Swan is taken to a strange town called Storybrooke by her son who she abandoned ten years ago. He insists that she is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming and that every citizen of Storybrooke is actually a fairy tale character who forgot their past.
|Lana Parrilla||Evil Queen||24 eps.|
|Ginnifer Goodwin||Snow White||24 eps.|
|Robert Carlyle||Rumpelstiltskin||24 eps.|
|Jared Gilmore||Henry Mills||24 eps.|
|Jennifer Morrison||Emma Swan||24 eps.|
|Joshua Dallas||Prince Charming||24 eps.|
|Meghan Ory||Red Riding Hood||17 eps.|
|Raphael Sbarge||Jiminy Cricket||13 eps.|
|Beverley Elliott||Granny||12 eps.|
|Eion Bailey||Pinocchio||11 eps.|
|2||The Thing You Love Most||10/30/2011|
|4||The Price of Gold||11/13/2011|
|5||That Still Small Voice||11/27/2011|
|7||The Heart is a Lonely Hunter||12/11/2011|
|11||Fruit of the Poisonous Tree||01/29/2012|
|13||What Happened to Frederick||02/19/2012|
|16||Heart of Darkness||03/18/2012|
|18||The Stable Boy||04/01/2012|
|21||An Apple Red As Blood||05/06/2012|
|22||A Land Without Magic||05/13/2012|
After Snow White and Prince Charming fall in love and marry the Evil Queen vows to ruin every 'happily ever after' for everyone with an evil curse. This curse devours all of their world and takes every storybook character into our modern world, trapping them in a town called Storybrooke where they cannot escape and no one remembers a thing. Unfortunately for the Queen, Snow White and Prince Charming had a child and new about the curse ahead of time, hiding their newborn daughter and seeing her safely into the real world hoping she return at 28 and fight back against the Queen and break her curse.
The daughter of a kind king Snow White grow up happy but without her mother. Soon the king found a suitable new wife, the woman who had saved Snow from a runaway horse, who turned into an Evil Queen and began targeting Snow with anger and malice. After the death of her father Snow was soon framed by the Queen and forced to escape the kingdom and become a fugitive. While on the run Snow White meets Prince Charming and after some misadventures the two's love wins out and eventually are married and are to live happily ever after. The Queen decides otherwise and bursts into their wedding threatening their happiness with a vile and evil curse. Soon Snow White becomes pregnant while her kingdom tries to discover what the threatened curse is and a way to break or prevent it. They eventually discover the curse is to powerful to prevent but they can save one person, their newly born daughter.
After the curse takes hold Snow White, along with all the other storybook characters, are transported into our world where they are imprisoned in a town called Storybrooke with no memories of their previous lives. There Snow White is known as Mary Margaret and is a teacher at the local elementary school. She teaches a boy named Henry and gives him his storybook which contains the real stories of the citizens of Storybrooke.
After losing her true love after an honest mistake from a young Snow White, the Queen married and eventually killed Snow's father taking control over her kingdom. After years of hunting the fugitive Snow she learns of Snow's marriage to Prince Charming and how their true love will make them both happy. The Queen is enraged by Snow's happiness and threatens a horrible curse to permanently remove their happiness. After consulting Rumpelstiltskin, the Queen makes a horrible curse which consumes their entire world and transports them all to Storybrooke in our modern world. There everyone forgets their fairy tale selves and are trapped within their small town where time stands still.
In the real world the Evil Queen is known as Regina Mills and is mayor of the entire town. She keeps everyone in the dark and away from the truth and even has adopted a young child named Henry, the son of Emma, who is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming. When Emma comes into Storybrooke Regina tries continuously to stop Emma and prevent her from letting the truth about the curse out.
The daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming who was protected by a horrible curse at the last moment. Emma grew up in our world assuming she was abandoned by her parents on the side of the road. She bounced around several homes while growing up but never was adopted and finally went out on her own late in her teens. She became pregnant and felt that to truly give her son a decent life she would give him up for adoption. She continued to bounce around the country while growing up and eventually ended up as a bail bondsmen in Boston. One evening, on her 28th birthday, her young son Henry knocks on her door and tells her about a town, filled with cursed story book characters, and Emma is their only hope to break the curse and return back to their world.
After arriving in Storybrooke, meeting some of the townsfolk, Emma begins to slightly believe Henry's tale. What started as a small trip to drop off Henry quickly convinces Emma to stay into Storybrooke. What starts as a vacation turns into a job and new life as she befriends some of the townsfolk and slowly starts to believe and fight against Regina/Evil Queen.
|Name||Once Upon a Time|
|Date of 1st Airing||Oct. 23, 2011|
|Date of Last Airing|
|Original Air Day||Sunday|
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