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    Welome To Storybrooke


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    Welome To Storybrooke

    Post by eclectic1

    Official ABC Recap & Pre Air info:

    Once upon a time—well, okay, in 1983 to be precise—Curt Flynn and his son Owen were out on an overnight camping trip in the woods of Maine. Just as Curt was handing over a leather braid to Owen, a sudden storm struck. The next morning they found their truck smashed by a fallen tree and wandered toward the road to look for help. But instead of the road, they found Storybrooke, a town that seemingly appeared out of nowhere.

    Also that morning, Regina awoke for the first time in her bed in the Mayoral mansion to suddenly realize that she had done it. The Dark Curse had worked and she had won. Everyone was there from Fairy Tale Land, all of her old enemies, but they were trapped in new identities, robbed of their happy endings. None of them recognized her or realized what she had done. Regina could hardly contain her delight as she strolled down the street to see them all going about their pathetic little lives, with her in control.

    She made her next stop Storybrooke Elementary and visited none other than Mary Margaret, the Storybrooke version of her hated enemy, Snow White. She took Mary Margaret to the hospital to look in on a John Doe lying comatose there. It was David, the Storybrooke identity of Prince Charming, still unconscious. As she sat down at Granny’s for some apple pancakes, she even saw Sheriff Graham—the Storybrooke version of her unwilling servant, The Huntsman—there to cater to her every whim. Everything was as it should be until she stumbled upon young Owen Flynn and his father, Curt, eating breakfast at Granny’s. She wanted these outsiders gone before they could threaten this new world that she had built.

    Flash forward to present-day Storybrooke where Regina weeps over her mother’s coffin. She is once again bent on vengeance and is not at all pleased to see Mr. Gold arrive to pay his respects. Despite his own penchant for revenge, Mr. Gold advises Regina that she should let go of her need to get even—that she can’t have Henry AND her revenge. She can’t have everything. But Regina refuses to hear it.

    Meanwhile, Mary Margaret is heartbroken over the part she played in killing Cora. Henry detects that something’s up and Emma can’t lie to him again. She tells him what Mary Margaret did, but he can’t believe it. A knock at the door interrupts breakfast. David opens the door to find Mr. Gold, there to warn them about Regina. David insists that Gold owes Mary Margaret his life and he’s going to do whatever it takes to pay her back.

    In Storybrooke’s past, Regina speaks to Curt to ask why he’s in town. She tells him she can get his car fixed quickly and Owen is touched by her seeming desire to help. He gives her his red and green braid that he had been making the night before and she’s seemingly touched by the gesture.

    The next morning comes and Regina awakens—this time with Graham in bed beside her—and repeats her morning routine. In fact, EVERYONE in Storybrooke repeats their morning routine. A few words change here or there, but it’s all the same. And it repeats. Day-in and day-out the same thing. No one knows what she’s done. No one wants to fight back. No one else realizes that she’s won. When Regina walks into Mary Margaret and the timid teacher apologizes, Regina begins to realize this revenge isn’t all she thought it’d be. She goes to see Mr. Gold about their deal, but he convinces her he has no idea what she’s talking about. Regina realizes there’s something missing from her new life in Storybrooke, something the Curse couldn’t give her. She calls Curt and asks him and Owen over for dinner.

    Back to the present, Regina tears through Cora’s things, searching for something. She suddenly finds a small scroll. Whatever she’s found, it can’t be good.

    Not long after Regina has left her secret vault, Mr. Gold and David arrive to see what she was after. Gold takes a look at her alchemical kit and pieces together what was missing—the ingredients to The Curse of the Empty-Hearted. The curse is enough to convince someone that they’re in love with someone else. Clearly Regina plans to use it on Henry to get her son back, but the last ingredient she needs to make the curse work is the heart of the person she hates the most—Mary Margaret. It seems Regina HAS found a way to have everything. Gold suggests that the only way to stop Regina this time may be to kill her and Emma and David can’t necessarily disagree. But Henry is having none of it and storms off, refusing to believe that his heroes could really consider killing his mom.

    Back to 1983 where Regina is having a nice dinner with Curt and Owen. She finds out after dinner that Curt’s wife, Owen’s mom, died about 6 months before, which is something Regina can understand, thinking her own mother had been killed by Captain Hook. She bakes some of her famous apple turnovers—not poisoned this time—with Owen and talks to him. She realizes he’s unhappy back home and likes being in Storybrooke much better. Regina feels so emboldened by talking to Owen that she suggests to Curt that he and Owen move to Storybrooke from New Jersey. But Curt’s not ready for such a dramatic life change right now. Owen and Regina both seem disappointed.

    In the present, Emma takes Henry to Granny’s to spend some time with his dad, Neal (Baelfire), who tries to get Henry to go with him to New York for a while to keep him away from magic and Regina. Henry instead suggests that they find a way to get rid of magic in Storybrooke, believing that will solve everything. Neal agrees that may be a good idea, but until that happens, Henry will be safer with him. Henry agrees and heads off to the bathroom…with his backpack. Henry is making a run for it.

    At Mary Margaret’s apartment, Regina storms up the steps and magically unbolts the door. She confidently strides in, finding Mary Margaret still curled up in bed. Regina smiles, ready to take her heart when Mr. Gold steps out and stops her. Regina warns Mary Margaret that Gold can’t be her guard dog forever.

    In 1983, Regina tries to stop Curt and Owen from leaving town the next morning, but when she figures out that Curt’s already gotten his truck from the mechanic, she uses Graham’s heart to force him to arrest Curt for drunk driving. But Curt, who’s come to say goodbye, overhears the whole thing. He barely escapes from Graham and runs to his truck. Owen asks what’s wrong and he says they have to get out of town right now before peeling away.

    In present day, Henry is running through the woods and bumps right into outsider Greg Mendel, who’s out on a nature hike. Greg asks what he’s doing and Henry says he’s trying to get his merit badge. Greg surreptitiously snaps a picture of Henry’s name and address off of his backpack, but then lets him go on his way.

    In the caves beneath Storybrooke, Neal, Emma and David find traces of Henry having been there. They discover that some of the dwarf’s dynamite has been taken and Neal begins to realize what’s happening. Henry wants to destroy magic and he has a plan for doing just that, but would it even work? Using the contact info he snapped a picture of, Greg calls Regina, obviously having pieced together that something wasn’t right. Regina thanks him and heads after Henry.

    Back in 1983, Curt is leading Graham and Regina on a high-speed chase through the streets of Storybrooke. For a moment it looks like Curt’s shaken them when suddenly the patrol car pulls in front of them at the town line. Desperate, Curt tells Owen to run as far and as fast as he can, to get to his uncle and call for help. Owen sees Graham forcefully arresting his father and asks Regina what’s going on. She tells him she wanted them to be together, but Owen says he doesn’t want to stay with her like that. Regina’s heartbroken as Owen runs away, alone.

    And back to the present where Henry has taken the dynamite to the magical well on the outskirts of town. Regina arrives and stops Henry from using the dynamite. She tries to convince him that they would be happy together once she can cast her curse on him. But he says he won’t be happy like that. Suddenly Emma, Neal and David arrive and Henry finds himself caught inbetween them, begging for someone, anyone, to help him get rid of magic. He tells them it’s destroying their family. Surprisingly, it’s Regina who chooses to put Henry first. She magically burns the scroll with the curse on it, giving up on her revenge. Henry thanks her, but still leaves with Emma, Neal and David.

    In 1983, young Owen has brought some police officers back to the Storybrooke town line, but there’s nothing there. It’s like the whole town magically disappeared. As Owen vows he’ll never stop looking for his father, Regina stares back at him through an invisible barrier, hidden from the rest of the world as long as The Dark Curse remains intact.

    In the present, Mr. Gold gets the call that Regina has given up on her curse and takes his leave. Mary Margaret asks him how he lives with all of the terrible things he’s done, but his advice gives her little comfort. She instead goes to Regina’s house and begs her old enemy to just kill her. She can’t live what she’s done. Regina tries to fight the temptation at first, but she plunges her hand deep into Mary Margaret’s chest and takes her heart. But when she takes it out, she sees black swirls within it. She shows it to Mary Margaret as proof that she has darkened her own heart. Regina knows that a darkened heart only gets darker and that Mary Margaret will be her own undoing. She puts Mary Margaret’s heart back, safe and sound, where it will continue to blacken. She truly will have her revenge.

    And unknown to both women, Greg Mendel is recording the whole exchange on his cell phone. After it’s over, he returns to his car and starts it. Dangling from the keys is a familiar leather braid and we realize Greg IS Owen. Once again he vows to find his father. It seems Regina may not be the only one in Storybrooke looking for some payback.

    Pre-Air Info:



    Jamie Dornan Guest Stars as Sheriff Graham

    “Welcome to Storybrooke” - Emma, David and Mr. Gold must protect Mary Margaret against Regina, who is out for revenge and has made it her mission to kill Mary; and Henry, fed up with all of the feuding, devises a plan to put an end to magic. Meanwhile, Regina discovers that a father and son have somehow found their way into her allegedly undetectable town as she and the fairytale characters deal with the effects of the newly cast curse 28 years prior, on “Once Upon a Time,” SUNDAY, MARCH 17 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

    “Once Upon a Time” stars Ginnifer Goodwin as Snow White/Mary Margaret, Jennifer Morrison as Emma Swan, Lana Parrilla as Evil Queen/Regina, Josh Dallas as Prince Charming/David, Emilie de Ravin as Belle, Colin O’Donoghue as Hook, Jared S. Gilmore as Henry Mills, Meghan Ory as Red Riding Hood/Ruby, and Robert Carlyle as Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold. < Guest starring are Raphael Sbarge as Archie Hopper/Jiminy Cricket, Jamie Dornan as Sheriff Graham/Huntsman, Tony Amendola as Geppetto/Marco, Michael Raymond-James as Neal Cassidy, Beverley Elliott as Granny, Jarod Joseph Billy, Ethan Embry as Greg Mendell, Benjamin Stockham as Owen Flynn, John Pyper-Ferguson as Kurt Flynn and Steve Makaj as captain. “Welcome to Storybrooke” was written by Ian Goldberg & Andrew Chambliss and directed by Dave Barrett.

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    Post on Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:22 pm by Ranna156

    nevermind...maybe there is some laying around somewhere from when they were trying to rescue him from the mine!

    Post on Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:22 pm by Ranna156

    would really like to know where an 11 year old gets dynamite!

    Post on Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:21 pm by Ranna156

    haha that would be funny...but i think he tries to blow up the well and maybe that is what brings 'together' the 'family' again??? Maybe Regina gives Snow back her heart if she indeed is able to take it! Wink

    Post on Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:25 pm by Shekinel

    Ranna156 wrote:I wonder if this plan of Henry's to get rid of magic is what is meant by 'Rumple's undoing'...
    Henry doing something to get rid of magic actually reminds me of Baelfire/Neal story somehow, I wonder if Henry too will get lost or in some situation trying to get rid of magic, and Rumple is the one who helps him, saves him or whatever, haha

    Post on Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:06 am by Ranna156

    here is a screen shot from Promo #2:

    Wonder if while they were hiking Storybrooke all of a sudden 'appeared'!

    Also thinking this boy may have been the inspiration for Regina to eventually adopt a son...

    Post on Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:18 pm by Ranna156

    oh yeah...i am thinking this 'son' of the 'father & son' who show up to SB somehow in 1983 is that guy currently in the hospital all grown up now.

    Post on Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:49 pm by Ranna156

    I wonder if this plan of Henry's to get rid of magic is what is meant by 'Rumple's undoing'...

    Post on Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:31 pm by Ranna156

    eclectic1 wrote:Hmmmm...does Regina REALLY take Snow's heart??? Cool

    my guess is no...i think she probably gets stopped before she actually rips it out...or like with Emma she can't rip it out.

    On the chance that she does take it I guess she will be stupid and not crush it right away so that Snow gets it back...

    Post on Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:45 am by Noortjj

    Curious to see what made Regina want a child.. The first 10 years she was alone (well except getting it on with the huntsman)..

    Maybe after 10 years of victory she got lonely and bored with the fact she won Laughing

    Post on Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:09 am by rra615

    okay so no flashbacks to 1983 and/or previous flashbacks to old storybrook in this preview. i am really interested in seeing what it was like!!

    Post on Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:48 pm by eclectic1

    Hmmmm...does Regina REALLY take Snow's heart??? Cool

    Post on Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:21 am by Ranna156

    maybe it jumps from 1983 to when Henry comes to everyone sure that it takes place in 1983? Maybe it is just when Henry comes in the beginning?

    Post on Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:55 pm by eclectic1

    rra615 wrote:yay! that will be interesting..

    but if it's 1983, there shouldn't be a baby henry as he wasn't born until 2001 but maybe they go from 83 all the way to when emma comes to SB timeline is definitely off then...but I SWEAR I saw a tweet on this! Cool Wink

    That's why I rely on you guys to keep me inline.... Wink THX !

    Post on Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:24 pm by rra615

    yay! that will be interesting..

    but if it's 1983, there shouldn't be a baby henry as he wasn't born until 2001 but maybe they go from 83 all the way to when emma comes to SB

    Post on Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:13 pm by eclectic1

    Noortjj wrote:Can't wait to see a Storybrooke flashback..

    And it's a very good thing that Jamie Dornan will be back love

    I AGREE!!! I love you Wink

    Post on Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:22 pm by Noortjj

    Can't wait to see a Storybrooke flashback..

    And it's a very good thing that Jamie Dornan will be back love

    Post on Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:51 pm by eclectic1

    This will be the episode we see Jamie back as Sheriff Graham and retro back to 1983.

    I didnt post this as not 100% confirmed-but there was a tweet that there was a "young Henry" spotted on set. (Henry as in Jared Gilmore's character)

    I'll be curious to see if true... Cool

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