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An American fantasy drama series created by Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz for ABC. The show is based in the fictional town in Maine named Storybrooke, whose population are characters from various fairy tales, transported into the real world and deprived of their memories.

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Is Marcus Tremaine based on Cinderella's father from any of the movies?

He is Anastasia and Drizella's father, like Francis Tremaine, but he was like a father to Cinderella. On the Disney Wiki, he is on the Sir Francis Tremaine page, but on the Once Upon A Time Wiki, it ...
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Why did they travel back in time with the Fourth Dark Curse?

In Once Upon a Time, when Regian casts the Fourth Dark Curse to save Henry they got traveled back in time too. But why? What was the point of that and why did it happen? Was it an accident or Gothal ...
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Why did Rumpelstiltskin and Regina remain aware of their normal selves during the curse?

Having completed the first season, it's evident that Rumpelstiltskin and Regina are aware of their former selves while living in Storeybrooke. Why is this? Would it be because they respectively ...
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Breaking deal with Dark One

In 'Once Upon a Time' the people made a deal with dark one and signed a contract. What happens when anyone breaks the deal? Is there any harm if the deal is broken?
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The dark one appearance

When Rumpelstiltskin an Nimue became "the dark one," they both changed their look - specifically their skin. They had a greenish skin tone so that they resembled more of a "crocodile." But when Emma ...
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How did Cruella de Vil and Ursula not age a bit?

In Once Upon a Time, Cruella de Vil and Ursula were not in Storybrooke when they got stuck in Land without magic. So why does their age not change in 28 years? In Land without Magic, people do get ...
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Which version of 101 Dalmatians is canon to Once Upon a Time?

In Once Upon a Time, when we are first introduced to Cruella de Vil in Land without the magic, her husband is shown arrested and she runs away in her car with Ursula and Rumpelstiltskin. Later in the ...
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Why is Kathryn's dog's name Ajax?

In Once Upon a Time, every character seems to have a significant name in Storybrooke, they complement their real names. Even Pongo is a reference to 101 Dalmatians, but why is Kathryn's dog's name ...
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Why is Cinderella called Ella in “Once Upon a Time”?

In Once Upon a Time, characters' names were kept as they are in the fairy world from Prince Charming to Rumpelstiltskin. But why is Cinderella called by the name of "Ella" by all the characters?
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Do I need to watch Once Upon a Time in Wonderland to understand Once Upon a Time?

As per the wikis there are crossovers between both the series. So do I have to watch Once Upon a Time in Wonderland to understand Once Upon a Time or can it be avoided fully?
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Was Once Upon A Time Season 4 pre or post OUAT Wonderland?

So, Once Upon A Time Season 4 introduced Will Scarlet (The Knave) who was the main cast in OUAT Wonderland. I'm just confused about the timeline here. Did Season 4 happen: before White Rabbit came ...
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Why was Baelfire sent back with everyone when Regina tore the curse scroll?

I don't understand why Baelfire got sent back to the Enchanted forest with everyone in S0311 after Regina tore the curse scroll, "canceling the curse". It doesn't make sense to me. He wasn't in "...
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When does Regina stop being the mayor of Storybrooke?

When does Regina stop being the mayor? I mean, when does she pass her duties to Mary Margaret?
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Why didn't Regina leave Snow White behind?

In Once Upon a Time, there are several statements implying that Regina was able to pick and choose who came with her to Storybrooke. Everybody left behind (except for those protected by Cora) died, I ...
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Why is Rumpelstiltskin a bad guy again?

In the third season of Once Upon a Time Rumpelstiltskin gave his life in order to save his son and his friends. Now he is complotting with the new villain of the series. I don't understand this choice ...
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Supernatural Episode inspiration for Once Upon a Time

Is the episode Bedtime Stories from Supernatural the inspiration for the plot structure of the series Once Upon a Time?
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Is the Mayor aware of the fact that she is the Evil Queen in Once Upon a Time?

I've just finished watching Episode 12 of Season 1 of Once Upon a Time. As stated by Henry at the beginning of the series, everyone's memories have been erased, including the Mayor's. However, the ...