Wondering about the fate of Pinocchio? Rumple and Belle (Emilie de Ravin) finally reunited, but it seems like he may have crossed a line by reintroducing magic. How does that affect their relationship?Horowitz: Gold is a meticulous man, as is Rumplestiltskin, and he had a plan that he has been enacting. This season, while she knows she's the savior, and now she believes, what she has to do becomes clear very early on in terms of what she must accomplish on a practical level. Morrison: It's interesting because what everyone realizes very quickly is that it was never about just breaking the curse. Once Rumple gets a hold of it though, he leaves the three women to face the Chernabog guarding the curse alone. This is what Once should be: a fast-paced thrill ride boosted by the occasional wisecrack and only marred a tiny bit by relative implausibility. He urged Emma to toss him the potion because Henry didn’t have much time, which she did, but then she found Regina tied to a chair with tape over her mouth! A lock of hair from those with the darkest of souls. Snow and Charming were finally reunited, and along with every other citizen of Storybrooke, Belle remembered Rumplestiltskin. As many fans know Once Upon a Time is known for its season-long curses that often define much of the story, and the rebooted Season 7 is no different. Those who thought breaking the curse on Once Upon a Time would restore happiness for our favorite fairy-tale characters will be in for a rude awakening when the magical ABC series returns Sunday (8/7c on ABC). We think it's a really interesting way to approach a family dynamic, to see a family reunited against the backdrop of this curse-breaking and the fact that they are, in age, almost contemporaries; but in terms of the experiences they've had, Snow (Ginnifer Goodwin) and Charming (Josh Dallas) were parents for about five minutes before they sent their kid away. Once Upon a Time: Will Regina still have magic in Storybrooke? Regina then casts a protection spell to stop Owen from ever returning with help. "Dark Swan Rises: A Once Upon a Time Fan Celebration". Regina takes an instant liking to the son, Owen, and so she tries to persuade the two to stay, especially due to how boring her life has become. Once Upon A Time will return for its second season in the fall, and I cannot wait to see how magic will turn everything around! How will Ruby (Meghan Ory) deal with her wolf issue in the real world?Kitsis: That is a concern because magic is a little unpredictable, and it's been a long time since she's been a wolf. ", As Belle (Emilie de Ravin) and Rumplestiltskin (Robert Carlyle) get married, romance is in the air for everyone in Storybrooke. , "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Once Upon A Time', 'Revenge' & 'The Simpsons' Adjusted Up; 'Believe', '60 Minutes', 'Dateline' & 'American Dream Builders' Adjusted Down", "'Once Upon a Time' recap: Second Curse, Same as the First", "Once Upon a Time Review: Sharing One Heart", "Once Upon a Time Review: Believing In Magic", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=A_Curious_Thing_(Once_Upon_a_Time)&oldid=985554783, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Television episode articles with short description and disambiguated page names, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 October 2020, at 16:47. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Charming awakened Snow with true love’s kiss, and they planned to take back the kingdom together. In addition to that, which complicates things even more, is Rumpelstiltskin/Gold (Robert Carlyle) involved in all this? After the Charmings are reunited with Regina, they tell her that the only way to stop Zelena is to re-enact the dark curse. When Regina (Lana Parrilla) admits she's not powerful enough to save town from destruction, Emma suggests they combine their magic. ("Second Star to the Right"), If the caster of the curse that is currently in effect destroys the curse scroll, the curse can be undone. Emma Breaks the Curse . That means Henry, and is not an option; for apart from the fact that she won't sacrifice him, he is with Emma in our world. Along the way, though, there will be some heartwarming, if not at times awkwardly hilarious reunions between the residents of Storybrooke, especially when it comes to the Charming family. But after all the tears, Emma woke Henry up and broke the curse with a kiss. ("Going Home"), Mr. Gold designed the first curse to break if Emma dies. ("Pilot") Emma does end up doing just that, when nearly losing her son, Henry, to death. When Charming realizes the thief is a woman, Snow throws a rock at his face and rides away - the beginning of a beautiful love story. What we would ask is patience and watching that first episode because a lot of these questions that you're asking are answered right off the bat. First sacrificing the heart of her noble steed, the curse fails, but finally succeeds when using the heart of her father. It was just so satisfying." Rumple betrays them all though, and it looks as if there will be no hope for Henry waking up. For the last year, Emma looked at David like an idiot for the way he treated her best friend who she looked at as this innocent schoolteacher who needed a big sister to help her. It debuted on ABC on October 23, 2011 and concluded on May 18, 2018. In this episode Emma Swan, her parents, Regina Mills, and Captain Hook try to save Henry from Zelena, while flashbacks show Snow White, Prince Charming, and Regina cast the curse to save Snow's new baby. Emma then asks Henry to believe in her and take the book, and when she gives it to him, Henry's memories come back. 3. )", Christine Orlado of TV Fanatic gave the episode 4.7 out of 5 stars, praising the fast pace throughout the episode. ", 7. Having gained access to Regina's vault, he is able to retrieve the scroll of the Dark Curse, and so he meets with Felix to set his plans into action. Though the royal couple are unable to stop the curse itself, Charming manages to get the child to a magic wardrobe in time before it hits, but is severely wounded soon after. Can they stop the failsafe together? Aurora reveals that Zelena threatened her and Philip in order to get them to reveal when the others returned to the Enchanted Forest and that Zelena is planning to go after Snow and Charming's unborn baby. Maybe go back and look at Comic-Con where we did a series of title cards. Really, breaking the curse was the beginning of the next problem. Emma is now back in Boston, being offered another bail bonds job. Glinda then tells Snow about a pendant that she gave Zelena and that all of Zelena's magic rests inside of it, but only someone with the most powerful light magic will be able to remove it. So I think Henry would be better suited to break her curse. Emma spent 28 years without her parents and now suddenly has them. ("An Apple Red as Blood") Emma's true love for Henry breaks the first Dark Curse and the Sleeping Curse unintentionally inflicted upon him. The heroes believe they must get back to the Land Without Magic so that Emma can once again be their Savior. What does that role mean now that the curse is broken?Kitsis: She was the savior, and she broke the curse, but clearly there's more to that role than what we saw last season, and that's something the audience needs to discover as Emma does as well. Both series: Will Scarlet/The Knave of Hearts • Cinderella/Ashley Boyd • Robin Hood • Little John • Friar Tuck • Grumpy/Leroy • Cora/The Queen of Hearts • Caterpillar • Maleficent • Jafar • Dr. Lydgate, Season Two: "Broken" • "We Are Both" • "Lady of the Lake" • "The Crocodile" • "The Doctor" • "Tallahassee" • "Child of the Moon" • "Into the Deep" • "Queen of Hearts" • "The Cricket Game" • "The Outsider" • "In the Name of the Brother" • "Tiny" • "Manhattan" • "The Queen Is Dead" • "The Miller's Daughter" • "Welcome to Storybrooke" • "Selfless, Brave and True" • "Lacey" • "The Evil Queen" • "Second Star to the Right" • "And Straight On 'Til Morning" Rumplestiltskin had bottled the love potion using strands of hair from Snow White’s (Ginnifer Goodwin) and Prince Charming (Josh Dallas), and stored it inside a beast only Emma could kill with her father’s sword. She instructs Emma to take Henry from Storybrooke and live out a life with him, while everyone else will be sent back to the Enchanted Forest.