Once Upon a Time: Season 1
Buena Vista (2011)
Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
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IMDB   7.9
946 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   NR (Not Rated)
Jennifer Morrison Emma Swan
Meghan Ory Red Riding Hood / Ruby
Emilie de Ravin Bella / Pacjentka psychiatryka
Ginnifer Goodwin Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard
Oded Fehr Jafar
Karen David Jasmine/Shirin
Michael Raymond-James Neal Cassidy
Sam Witwer Mr. Hyde
Deniz Akdeniz Aladdin
Raphael Sbarge Archie Hopper
Victoria Smurfit Cruella de Vil
Kristin Bauer Maleficent
Merrin Dungey Ursula
Elizabeth Mitchell Snow Queen
Greg Germann Hades
Mark Mylod
Greg Beeman
Producer Mark Mylod
Adam Horowitz
Writer Adam Horowitz
Edward Kitsis
Cinematography Steven Fierberg
Stephen Jackson
Musician Mark Isham

Once Upon a Time revolves around Emma Swan, a 28-year-old bail bonds collector that has been supporting herself from when she was abandoned as a baby. Things change for her when her son Henry, who she abandoned years ago and gave him up, finds her and tells that he needs her help. He tells that she is really from a different world where she is really Snow White's missing daughter. He shows that in the fairytale books, Prince Charming and Snow White sent her away to protect her. The Evil Queen cast a spell that trapped the fairytale world. Emma doesn't believe them and take Henry back to Storybrooke....
 60 mins    10/23/2011  1.  Pilot
Emma does not believe in Henry's stories, and she brings him back to Storybrooke, where she is captivated by an unusual boy. Concerned for the boy, she decides to stay for a while, but soon discovers that Storybrooke is more than a simple town. It's a place where magic has been forgotten, but it's still there, where fairytale characters come alive, even though if they do not remember who they once were, and the Evil Queen, is now Henry's foster mother. An epic battle is beginning, and for the good side to win, Emma will have to accept her destiny and fight for it.
Director:  Mark Mylod  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Guest starring:  Tony AmendolaLee Arenberg, Peter Bryant,  Warren ChristieBeverley ElliottMeghan OryKeegan Connor Tracy
 60 mins    10/30/2011  2.  The Thing You Love Most
Regina tries to force Emma out of Storybrooke and out of her and Henry's lives permanently. Meanwhile, it is revealed how the Evil Queen released the curse upon the fairytale world.
Director:  Greg Beeman  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Guest starring:  Kristin Bauer van Straten,  Giancarlo Esposito, Tony Perez,  Beverley ElliottMeghan Ory
 60 mins    11/6/2011  3.  Snow Falls
Mary Margaret is astonished at the outcome after she reads to John Doe from the storybook while visiting him at the hospital. Back in fairytale world, Snow White and Prince Charming meet up for the first time.
Director:  Dean White  Writer:  Liz Tigelaar 
Guest starring:  David Anders,  Lee Arenberg, Anastasia Griffith,  Meghan Ory
 60 mins    11/13/2011  4.  The Price of Gold
A pregnant woman enlists Emma's help to escape from Storybrooke - and from the enigmatic Mr. Gold - while a secret deal made between Cinderella and Rumpelstiltskin is revealed.
Director:  David Solomon  Writer:  David H. Goodman 
Guest starring:  Lee Arenberg, Ted Whittall, Catherine Lough Haggquist, Jessy Schram,  Meghan Ory
 60 mins    11/27/2011  5.  That Still Small Voice
As Sheriff Graham deputizes Emma, the ground shakes and a giant sinkhole mysteriously appears at the edge of town. But a curious Henry’s life is placed in danger when he decides to explore the innards of the sinkhole to see if its contents can link the inhabitants of Storybrooke to the fairytale world. Meanwhile, back in the fairytale world, Jiminy Cricket yearns to leave the family business and transform into the person he wants to be.
Director:  Paul Edwards  Writer:  Jane Espenson 
Guest starring:  Tony Amendola, Anastasia Griffith, Harry Groener, Carolyn Hennesy,  Meghan OryKeegan Connor Tracy
 60 mins    12/4/2011  6.  The Shepherd
David - aka John Doe - must choose between staying with Kathryn or leaving her to be with Mary Margaret, with whom he's fallen deeply, and inexplicably, in love; and Emma catches Sheriff Graham in a lie. Meanwhile, back in the fairytale world that was, Prince Charming is about to encounter a life-changing event that will forever alter his destiny.
Director:  Victor Nelli  Writer:  Ian Goldberg  / Andrew Chambliss 
Guest starring:  David Anders,  Alan Dale, Anastasia Griffith, Gabrielle Rose, Alex Zahara
 60 mins    12/11/2011  7.  The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
One of the town's residents begins to remember their fairytale past, and Storybrooke mourns the loss of one of their own. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world that was, the Evil Queen attempts to find a heartless assassin to murder Snow White.
Director:  Dave Barrett  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Guest starring:  Giancarlo EspositoMeghan Ory
 60 mins    12/18/2011  8.  Desperate Souls
Regina and Mr. Gold play dirty politics and take opposite sides when Emma runs for a coveted Storybrooke public office against Sidney. Meanwhile, back in the fairytale world that was, Rumplestiltskin tries to track down the ultimate power source in order to help his son avert the horrors of a meaningless war.
Director:  Michael Waxman  Writer:  Jane Espenson 
Guest starring:  Brad DourifGiancarlo EspositoBeverley Elliott, Ty Olsson,  Meghan Ory, Dylan Schmid
 60 mins    1/8/2012  9.  True North
Feeling their pain from having lived through the same experience, Emma desperately tries to help two homeless children find their birth father before they’re separated and put into the foster care system. Meanwhile, back in the fairytale world that was, the Evil Queen coerces Hansel and Gretel into stealing an important artifact from a blind witch.
Director:  Dean White  Writer:  Liz Tigelaar  / David H. Goodman 
Guest starring:  Emma Caulfield
 60 mins    1/22/2012  10.  7:15 A.M.
Mary Margaret and David continue to grapple with their unrequited love, and Emma and Regina grow suspicious over a mysterious new stranger in town. Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was, Snow White yearns to ease her breaking heart as Prince Charming’s wedding to King Midas’s daughter approaches.
Director:  Ralph Hemecker  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Guest starring:  Lee ArenbergEion BaileyAlan Dale, Anastasia Griffith, Kwesi Ameyaw, Geoff Gustafson,  Meghan Ory
 60 mins    1/29/2012  11.  Fruit of the Poisonous Tree
Sidney asks Emma for help uncovering evidence that could expose Regina's corrupt ways; David and Mary Margaret continue to meet secretly; King Leopold (Richard Schiff) is granted three wishes.
Director:  Bryan Spicer  Writer:  Ian Goldberg  / Andrew Chambliss 
Guest starring:  Eion BaileyGiancarlo Esposito, Tony Perez,  Richard Schiff
 60 mins    2/12/2012  12.  Skin Deep
When Mr. Gold's house is robbed, Emma suspects he is planning to seek vigilante justice; Ruby, Mary Margaret and Ashley plan a night out on Valentine's Day; Belle makes a deal.
Director:  Milan Cheylov  Writer:  Jane Espenson 
Guest starring:  Emilie de Ravin, Tim Phillipps, Jessy Schram,  Beverley ElliottEric KeenleysideMeghan Ory
 60 mins    2/19/2012  13.  What Happened to Frederick
David decides to tell Kathryn about his relationship with Mary Margaret; as Prince Charming searches for Snow White, he agrees to help Abigail with a dangerous mission.
Director:  Dean White  Writer:  David H. Goodman 
Guest starring:  Eion BaileyAlan Dale, Anastasia Griffith,  Beverley ElliottMeghan Ory
 60 mins    3/4/2012  14.  Dreamy
Mary Margaret and Leroy join forces to help nuns sell candles at the Miner's Day festival; Emma investigates the disappearance of David's wife; Grumpy falls in love with a fairy.
Director:  David Solomon  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Guest starring:  Amy AckerEmilie de Ravin
 60 mins    3/11/2012  15.  Red-Handed
After quitting Granny's diner and with her self-esteem at an all-time low, Emma hires Ruby to be her assistant in order to help her discover what it is in life that she's good at; and Emma continues questioning David about the disappearance - and possible murder - of Kathryn. Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was, Red Riding Hood yearns to run away with her true love. But she, along with her fellow townspeople, are virtual prisoners when a bloodthirsty wolf continues on its relentless killing spree.
Director:  Ron Underwood  Writer:  Jane Espenson 
Guest starring:  David Anders, Bill Dow,  Beverley ElliottJesse HutchMeghan Ory
 60 mins    3/18/2012  16.  Heart of Darkness
Mary Margaret hires Mr. Gold as her attorney when Emma is forced to arrest her for the suspected murder of David’s wife, Kathryn. Meanwhile, back in the fairytale land that was, Prince Charming sets out to stop a determined and unhinged Snow White, whose memory is still clouded by Rumplestiltskin’s potion, from assassinating the Evil Queen.
Director:  Dean White  Writer:  Ian Goldberg  / Andrew Chambliss 
Guest starring:  Lee ArenbergMeghan Ory
 60 mins    3/25/2012  17.  Hat Trick
While searching for a missing Mary Margaret, Emma is kidnapped by a man whose affinity for hats has him teetering on the edge of madness. Meanwhile, viewers will be transported outside of the fairytale land that was for the first time when the Evil Queen persuades a skillful man of magic to come work for her one last time and travel to Wonderland in order to help steal something from the Queen of Hearts.
Director:  Ralph Hemecker  Writer:  David H. Goodman  / Vladimir Cvetko 
Guest starring:  Giancarlo Esposito, Tony Perez, Sebastian Stan
 60 mins    4/8/2012  18.  The Stable Boy
Emma continues her exhaustive search for evidence that will prove Mary Margaret's innocence in the murder of David's wife, Kathryn. Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was and before evil blackened her soul, Regina must choose between betraying her mother, Cora, and marrying for true love, or betrothing royalty and living a regal - but loveless - life; and the event that caused the Evil Queen to loathe Snow White is revealed.
Director:  Dean White  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Guest starring:  Noah Bean,  Alan DaleGiancarlo Esposito, Anastasia Griffith,  Barbara HersheyBailee MadisonMeghan Ory, Tony Perez,  Richard Schiff
 60 mins    4/22/2012  19.  The Return
Mr. Gold attempts to uncover the true identity of August, Emma confronts Regina about her involvement in Kathryn's disappearance, and David tries to apologize and reconcile with Mary Margaret. Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was, Rumplestiltskin agrees to comply and do whatever it takes if his son can find a way for him to safely give up his powers and turn back into the loving man he used to be.
Director:  Paul Edwards  Writer:  Jane Espenson 
Guest starring:  David Anders,  Giancarlo Esposito, Anastasia Griffith,  Meghan OryBeverley Elliott, Dylan Schmid,  Keegan Connor Tracy
 60 mins    4/29/2012  20.  The Stranger
August takes Emma on a journey that will show her how to beat Regina and possibly attain custody of Henry; Regina tries to seduce David.
Director:  Gwyneth Horder-Payton  Writer:  Ian Goldberg  / Andrew Chambliss 
Guest starring:  Tony Amendola, Keegan Connor, Tracy Jakob Davies
 60 mins    5/6/2012  21.  An Apple Red As Blood
As Henry begs Emma to stay in Storybrooke, Regina works on a plot that could rid her of Emma permanently; Snow White asks her cohorts to help save Prince Charming and defeat the evil queen.
Director:  Milan Cheylov  Writer:  Jane Espenson  / David H. Goodman 
Guest starring:  Lee ArenbergAlan DaleMeghan Ory, Sebastian Stan,  Beverley Elliott, Keegan Conno, Tracy
 60 mins    5/13/2012  22.  A Land Without Magic
Emma and Regina team together in order to find a way to save Henry's life. Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was, Prince Charming attempts to escape from the Evil Queen's clutches in order to reunite with Snow White who, unbeknownst to him, has already taken a bite of the Queen's poison apple.
Director:  Dean White  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Guest starring:  David Anders,  Emilie de Ravin, Jamie Dornan,  Meghan Ory, Sebastian Stan Kristin Bauer van Straten,  Beverley ElliottKeegan Connor Tracy
Edition Details
Series Once Upon a Time
Distributor Buena Vista
Release Date 8/28/2012
Screen Ratio Widescreen (1.78:1)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1