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Once Upon a Time Season 2.10 Review: The Cricket Game

Once Upon a Time Season 2.10 Review: The Cricket Game

Welcome back, mes amis, to the mysterious town of Storybrooke, Maine. When we last left our fairytale friends, it was in the middle of a celebration with the return of Snow and Emma from The Enchanted Forest. But the festivities would not last long with the arrival of Cora and Captain Hook on board his rather large ship. Did I even know that Storybrooke was on the water? Apparently it […]

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Once Upon a Time 2.09 Review: Queen of Hearts

Once Upon a Time 2.09 Review: Queen of Hearts

The time has come when Christmas lights go up and television shows go out, at least for the holiday season. So our favorite shows get a mini wrap-up of sorts, producing cliff hangers that will have us coming back after the hiatus while resolving enough questions to keep us satisfied during the cold months in between. OUAT delivers on both fronts with its midseason finale, an episode that fills in […]

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Once Upon A Time Season 2.08 Review: Into the Deep

Once Upon A Time Season 2.08 Review: Into the Deep

  It’s time to get mystical up in here! “Into the Deep” exhibits the many ways in which the inhabitants of Storybrooke and Fairy Tale Land can enter and exit the underworld. New sides of beloved characters are revealed as Cora continues deeper into her evil ways and the clashing of the two worlds becomes imminent. And there are zombies. After a brief sabbatical for a disappointing awards show, OUAT […]

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Once Upon A Time Season 2.07 Review: Child of the Moon

Once Upon A Time Season 2.07 Review: Child of the Moon

Tonight the name of the game is control. Control of yourself and of your surroundings. How do you regain control once you have lost it, and what are you willing to give up in order to get it back? As always, it centers around personal identity and what that means to people in a town who were living other lives for over twenty years. The focus tonight is the lovely […]

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Once Upon A Time Season 2.06 Recap: Tallahassee

Once Upon A Time Season 2.06 Recap: Tallahassee

Emma. Emma. Emma. She’s the savior who broke the curse. But what happened before she came to Storybrooke? Finally we get to find out. Even better, the “this is what happened recently and you need to remember” portion of the intro gives us a glimpse back to unknown New Yorker. The time has come for faithful viewers to get some answers to questions that have been brewing since the season […]

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Once Upon a Time Recap: Monster

Once Upon a Time Recap: Monster

“Thanks to your efforts I’ve made my monster. Now good luck in making yours.”   In true Once Upon a Time fashion, this episode’s title refers to the expected and the unexpected. The long hypothesized reveal of Dr. Frankenstein also heralds the return of stable boy Daniel and shows Regina’s descent into and return from evil magic. Meanwhile, more unknowns fall before the original evil queen, Cora, and a spy […]

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Once Upon a Time Recap: Crocodile

Once Upon a Time Recap: Crocodile

“Hook! Hook! Give us the hook!” Another highly anticipated introduction for the OUAT crowd. Captain Hook makes his first appearance and offers a villain with a very personal vendetta against Rumplestiltskin. Of course the questions always remain as to where Hook is in the present and what effect he could have on Storybrooke citizens now. And does the backstory really add any information that we didn’t already know? Well, at […]

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Once Upon a Time Recap: Lady of the Lake

Once Upon a Time Recap: Lady of the Lake

After two episodes, the Enchanted Forest has remained a mystery, serving only as the landscape for “shocking” cliffhangers. Finally, we see more of what has become of our Fairy Tale Land and its inhabitants while at the same time revisiting old haunts of our favorite characters. And with the introduction of a new character, anything could happen.   Old King George and His Champion   Before we see new characters, […]

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