Once Upon a Time

The Thing You Love Most

Series 1 - Episode 2 The Thing You Love Most



The smart, special effects-laden fairy-tale fantasy continues, and there are ever more twists to the tale. Emma (House’s Jennifer Morrison) is getting used to life in Storybrooke, though she’s still not convinced about young Henry’s story that all the residents are in fact trapped fairy-tale characters. However, suspicions are raised when the fearsome mayor offers her a shiny red apple…

Over in the fantasy world, the Evil Queen visits her old chum Maleficent (True Blood’s Kristin Bauer van Straten) to compare cleavage, as well as retrieve the Dark Curse Rumplestiltskin gave her. But, as ever, there’s a terrible price to pay for revenge, as several people insist on reminding her.


Regina steps up her efforts to get Emma out of town, threatening her with poisoned apples, having her arrested, getting her evicted from the B&B and then trying to destroy Henry's faith in her. But Emma gets her back where it hurts - with the aid of a chainsaw. In the fairy-tale realm, the story of how the Evil Queen cast her dark spell is revealed.

Cast & Crew

Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard Ginnifer Goodwin
Emma Swan Jennifer Morrison
Evil Queen/Regina Mills Lana Parrilla
Prince Charming/David Nolan Josh Dallas
Henry Mills Jared Gilmore
Jiminy Cricket/Archie Hopper Raphael Sbarge
Sheriff Graham Jamie Dornan
Rumpelstiltskin/Mr Gold Robert Carlyle
Maleficent Kristin Bauer Van Straten
Magic Mirror/Sidney Glass Giancarlo Esposito
Henry Tony Perez
Granny Beverley Elliott
Red Riding Hood/Ruby Meghan Ory
Blind Witch Patti Allan
Doc David-Paul Grove
Ogre C Ernst Harth
Gnome Layton Keely
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