Mr. Gold’s Pawnshop
There is always something interesting in Gold’s shop that gives clues about the characters past and other fairy tale stories. It may look like a shop full of junk but there are many gems to be found if you’re up for the challenge!
There are tons of lost references scattered throughout the series.
Every now and then you’ll notice an obvious Mickey Mouse but others are hidden throughout the series and you really have to look for them.
Pay attention to the illustrations in Henry’s book. Sometimes they give clues on what’s to come.
Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis wrote Tron: Legacy and also were consulting producers on Disney’s XD TRON: Uprising. There aren’t too many references to it but the ones shown, will be appreciated by Tron fans.
Inside Rumplestiltskin’s castle, on the pedestals in the background or shelves, are items that call back to a previous episode or a Disney/fairytale tie in. Don’t blink or you might miss it.
There are many references, phrases and situations that hint to the Star Wars universe.
At times in Storybrooke, when Regina is onscreen, listen for ravens cawing in the back round. You can hear them in multiple scenes.
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