Written by Brad Pogras
If you are starting to binge watch Once Upon a Time late in the game, you still can win. We are here for you with our beginner’s guide. Enjoy!
NOTE: ALL major spoilers have been removed, so you can read this an still have many surprises as you enter the world of Once Upon a Time. Welcome to a whole new world.
Once Upon A Time is a show on ABC that premiered on October 23, 2011. Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, who are best known for their work on the popular ABC drama series Lost, created it. Once Upon A Time is a fantasy/drama about beloved fairytale characters that have been cursed by the Evil Queen and sent to our world with no recollection of who they once were. A “cursed” memory hides their true identity.
The Evil Queen/Regina Mills- Lana Parrilla
Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard – Ginnifer Goodwin
Prince Charming/David Nolan – Josh Dallas
Emma Swan – Jennifer Morrison
Henry Mills – Jared S. Gilmore
Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold – Robert Carlyle
Jiminy Cricket/Dr. Archie Hopper – Raphael Sbarge
Sheriff Graham – Jamie Dornan
Grumpy/Leroy – Lee Arenberg
Ruby – Meghan Ory
Belle – Emilie de Ravin
Widow Lucas/Granny – Beverley Elliott
Blue Fairy/Mother Superior – Keegan Connor Tracy
Dr. Whale – David Anders
Geppetto/Marco – Tony Amendola
Sydney Glass – Giancarlo Esposito
Henry Mills, who was given up for adoption 10 years ago, successfully finds his birth mother Emma Swan and makes her take him back to Storybrooke, Maine where he lives. He tries to convince her that everyone living in the town is a storybook character that has forgotten who they really are. Henry suspects that his adoptive mother, Regina Mills, is actually the Evil Queen. He believes Emma is the savior who is going to break the curse and bring back the characters happy endings and that Emma’s parents are Prince Charming and Snow White. The story is broken up into two main locations, The Enchanted Forest and Storybrooke.
Go to the Next Page to explore the Main Locations in the Enchanted Forest