Once Upon a Time: Season 3
ABC Studios (2013)
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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IMDB   7.9
720 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   NR (Not Rated)
Jennifer Morrison Emma Swan
Ginnifer Goodwin Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard
Lana Parrilla Evil Queen/Regina Mills
Robert Carlyle Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold
Meghan Ory Red Riding Hood / Ruby
Emilie de Ravin Belle
Oded Fehr Jafar
Karen David Jasmine/Shirin
Michael Raymond-James Neal Cassidy
Sam Witwer Mr. Hyde
Jared Gilmore Henry Mills
Deniz Akdeniz Aladdin
Josh Dallas James "Prince Charming"/David Nolan
Victoria Smurfit Cruella de Vil
Kristin Bauer Maleficent
Director
Ron Underwood
Milan Cheylov
Producer Adam Horowitz
Jane Espenson
Writer Adam Horowitz
Edward Kitsis
Cinematography Steven Fierberg
Stephen Jackson
Musician Mark Isham


Emma Swan, a 28-year-old bail bonds collector, has always been a fiercely independent person since being abandoned as a baby. Her son Henry, who she gave up for adoption years ago, finds and tries to convince Emma that she is Snow White's missing daughter. Henry shows Emma that in the fairytale, Prince Charming and Snow White sent her away to protect her. Emma doesn't believe him and takes Henry back to Storybrooke...
Episodes
 60 mins    9/29/2013  1.  The Heart of the Truest Believer
As Emma, Mary Margaret, David, Regina, Mr. Gold and Hook enter Neverland to search for a kidnapped Henry, they're greeted by a school of not-to-friendly mermaids who threaten to end their search before it begins; Henry finds himself on the run from the Lost Boys with another escapee from Peter Pan's encampment; and Neal, recovering from his wounds, travels through the Enchanted Forest with Mulan in an attempt to learn the fates of Emma and Henry.
Director:  Ralph Hemecker  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Guest starring:  Sarah BolgerJamie ChungEthan Embry, Robbie Kay, Sean Maguire, Sonequa Martin-Green, Julian Morris
 60 mins    10/6/2013  2.  Lost Girl
Peter Pan presents Emma with a map of Henry's location, but there's a catch: Emma must come to terms with her true identity. Meanwhile, Mr. Gold gets some surprising advice: and back in fairytale land, the Evil Queen has a tempting offer for Snow White
Director:  Ron Underwood  Writer:  Andrew Chambliss  / Kalinda Vazquez 
Guest starring:  Lee ArenbergGiancarlo Esposito, Robbie Kay
 60 mins    10/13/2013  3.  Quite a Common Fairy
In their continuing quest to find Peter Pan's hideout and save Henry, Hook suggests tracking down Tinker Bell in the hope that she will lead them straight to his camp. Pan reveals to Henry why he has brought him to Neverland and in the Enchanted Forest, Neal has a plan that could transport him to Emma, but it would involve using one of Robin Hood's most precious possessions. Meanwhile, in the Fairy Tale Land that was, Tinker Bell offers to help Regina improve her life.
Director:  Alex Zakrzewski  Writer:  Jane Espenson 
Guest starring:  Sarah BolgerJamie Chung, Robbie Kay, Sean Maguire, Rose McIver, Keegan Connor
 60 mins    10/20/2013  4.  Nasty Habits
Mr. Gold makes a decision to confront Pan, but will he go there to save Henry or give in to the prophecy that the boy will be his undoing? Neal finds himself back in Neverland and in the custody of one of Pan’s most loyal Lost Boys. And David struggles for his life as the poison continues to take its toll on him. Meanwhile, in the Fairy Tale Land that was, Rumplestiltskin goes in search of a missing Bae, who has followed a mysterious figure who steals away children with his music.
Director:  David Boyd  Writer:  David H. Goodman  / Robert Hull 
Guest starring:  Robbie Kay, Parker Croft, Rose McIver, Dylan Schmid
 60 mins    10/27/2013  5.  Good Form
With the deadly Dreamshade coursing through David’s body and close to death, Hook takes him on one last journey to find a sextant that could help them decipher a map that would lead them off Neverland. Meanwhile, in the Fairy Tale Land that was, Killian Jones – aka Hook – and his brother, Captain Liam, sail off under orders of the King to find a powerful indigenous plant on an uncharted land that could help heal any injury.
Director:  Jon Amiel  Writer:  Daniel T. Thomsen  / Christine Boylan 
Guest starring:  Parker Croft, Bernard Curry, Skyler Gisondo, Robbie Kay, Jordan Schartner
 60 mins    11/3/2013  6.  Ariel
Back in the Fairy Tale Land that was, when Ariel saves Snow White from drowning in the ocean's depths, Snow returns the favor by helping her new friend get acquainted with Prince Eric, with whom she has fallen madly in love with. Meanwhile, Emma, Mary Margaret, David and Hook attempt to save Neal, who is imprisoned in one of Pan's encampments, and Regina and Mr. Gold begrudgingly team up to find a way to take down Pan.
Director:  Ciaran Donnelly  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Guest starring:  Joanna Garcia
 60 mins    11/10/2013  7.  Dark Hollow
Mr. Gold and Regina send Ariel back to Storybrooke with an item that will allow Belle to locate a hidden artifact that could help take down Pan. But unbeknownst to them, two men have broken into the town with the intent to stop them – at all costs. Meanwhile, Emma, Neal and Hook attempt to find Dark Hollow, where Peter Pan’s shadow dwells, in order to capture it, and Mary Margaret is upset with David for keeping his poisoning a secret from her.
Director:  Guy Ferland  Writer:  Andrew Chambliss  / Kalinda Vazquez 
Guest starring:  Lee ArenbergKeegan Connor TracyRaphael SbargeBeverley Elliott, Michael Coleman, Faustino Di Bauda, David-Paul Grove, Jeffrey Kaiser, Gabe Khouth, Mig Macario, Robbie Kay, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Rose McIver, Parker Croft, Freya Tingley
 60 mins    11/17/2013  8.  Think Lovely Thoughts
Pan tries to convince Henry that he can save magic and Neverland; a young Rumplestiltskin receives a magical item that could give him a fresh start with his father.
Director:  David Solomon  Writer:  David H. Goodman  / Robert Hull 
Guest starring:  Robbie Kay, Rose McIver, Wyatt Oleff, Colin Corrigan, Stephen Lord, Lindsay Collins, Glynis Davies, Freya Tingley, Marilyn Manson
 60 mins    12/1/2013  9.  Save Henry
While Henry's life hangs in the balance, the race is on to stop Pan from gaining full magical powers from the heart of the truest believer. Meanwhile, in Storybrooke of the past, Regina decides to fill a void in her life and, with Mr. Gold's help, sets out to adopt a baby.
Director:  Andy Goddard  Writer:  Daniel T. Thomsen  / Christine Boylan 
Guest starring:  David Anders,  Raphael SbargeBeverley Elliott, Robbie Kay, Rose McIver, Parker Croft, Darien Provost, Jack Di Blasio, Freya Tingley
 60 mins    12/8/2013  10.  The New Neverland
The residents of Storybrooke are overjoyed upon the return of Henry and our heroes from Neverland. But unbeknownst to them, a plan is secretly being put into place by a well-hidden Pan that will shake up the very lives of the townspeople. Meanwhile, in the Fairy Tale Land that was, Snow White and Prince Charming’s honeymoon turns out to be anything but romantic when they go in search of a mythical being that could stop Regina cold in her tracks.
Director:  Ron Underwood  Writer:  Andrew Chambliss 
Guest starring:  Lee ArenbergKeegan Connor TracyBeverley Elliott, David-Paul Grove, Gabe Khouth, Faustino Di Bauda, Jeffrey Kaiser, Michael Coleman, Mig Macario, Robbie Kay, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Gil McKinney, Rose McIver, Parker Croft, Freya Tingley
 60 mins    12/15/2013  11.  Going Home
In the Winter Finale episode, the race is on to stop Pan from enacting another curse on the residents of Storybrooke, which could kill every living soul in town.
Director:  Ralph Hemecker  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Guest starring:  Lee ArenbergKeegan Connor Tracy, Tony Perez,  Raphael SbargeBeverley Elliott, Christopher Gauthier, Robbie Kay, Rose McIver, Stephen Lord, Parker Croft, Joy Castro, Michael Coleman, Faustino Di Bauda, David-Paul Grove, Evans Johnson
 60 mins    3/9/2014  12.  New York City Serenade
In New York, Hook tries to get Emma to remember who she really is. In the past, the Storybrooke residents return to the Enchanted Forest and are threatened by a threat like no other.
Director:  Billy Gierhart  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Guest starring:  Rebecca Mader
 60 mins    3/16/2014  13.  Witch Hunt
In New York, Hook tries to make Emma remember by something very powerful: true love. In the Enchanted Forest, Regina, Snow, and Charming all team up to defeat a very powerful witch. In another world's past, a young girl learns how to use wizardry only to be hunted by a mob.
Director:  Guy Ferland  Writer:  Jane Espenson 
Guest starring:  Rebecca Mader
 60 mins    3/23/2014  14.  The Tower
While Emma, David, Regina and Hook continue their search for the Wicked Witch, she, in turn, is planning a dark surprise for David, and Zelena’s prisoner is powerless under her watch as she plots her next course of action against the townspeople. Meanwhile, in the Fairy Tale Land that was in the previous year, Prince Charming stumbles upon Rapunzel, who is trapped inside a tower, and must help her confront her fears in order for her to be free.
Director:  Ralph Hemecker  Writer:  Robert Hull 
Guest starring:  Raphael SbargeRebecca Mader, Sean Maguire, Alexandra Metz
 60 mins    3/30/2014  15.  Quiet Minds
Neal finds himself back in Storybrooke and yearns for a way to reconnect with his son Henry, whose memories of his father are gone, while also trying to find his own father, Rumplestiltskin, whom he has just learned is alive but missing, and Regina discovers a possible connection with Robin Hood. Meanwhile, in the Fairy Tale Land that was over the past year, agonizing over the death of his father, Neal - with the help of Belle and enchanted candelabra Lumiere - attempts to find a magical solution to bring back Rumplestiltskin from the dead.
Director:  Eagle Egilsson  Writer:  Kalinda Vazquez 
Guest starring:  Beverley Elliott, Henri Lubatti,  Rebecca Mader
 60 mins    4/6/2014  16.  It's Not Easy Being Green
With Rumplestiltskin as her slave, Zelena challenges Regina to a fight to the death and shocks the Evil queen with the reveal of their familial connection, and the town lays Neal to rest. Meanwhile, back in the past in the land of Oz, a jealous Zelena asks the Wizard to send her to Fairy Tale Land after discovering that she has a sister, Regina, and that Rumplestiltskin is training her to become a powerful force to be reckoned with.
Director:  Mario Van Peebles  Writer:  Andrew Chambliss 
 60 mins    4/13/2014  17.  The Jolly Roger
Ariel returns to Storybrooke and pleads with Hook to help her find Prince Eric, who never returned to the town when the new curse was invoked. Emma agrees to let Regina teach her how to use magic so that she can help defeat Zelena, and Mary Margaret and David try to prove that they can be just as much fun as Hook is with Henry -- who thinks they are boring. Meanwhile, in Fairy Tale Land during the past year, an angry Ariel confronts Hook over her missing Prince Eric, who she assumes was kidnapped and possibly killed by the swarthy pirate. But when Hook confesses that the Jolly Roger has been stolen and Eric is most likely the thief’s prisoner, Ariel unknowingly provides him with a clue as to who the culprit is, and Hook – with Ariel in tow - goes off in search of his ship.
Director:  Ernest Dickerson  Writer:  David H. Goodman 
 60 mins    4/20/2014  18.  Bleeding Through
After Zelena steals Regina's heart, Regina casts a spell so that she can speak across the realms to her dead mother, Cora, to discover the truth about why she abandoned Zelena, and Belle stumbles across what Zelena's ultimate end game is. Meanwhile, in the Fairy Tale Land that was, young Cora is duped by a man claiming to be a prince and finds herself alone and pregnant. But a chance meeting with a real prince could lead Cora to the royal life she's always craved, but she must keep her pregnancy a secret or risk losing everything.
Director:  Romeo Tirone  Writer:  Jane Espenson  / Daniel T. Thomsen 
Guest starring:  Rose McGowan, Eric Lange, Eva Bourne
 60 mins    4/27/2014  19.  A Curious Thing
Zelena threatens to kill Henry if Hook - whose lips have been cursed by the Wicked Witch -- doesn't proceed with kissing Emma, which will drain all of her magical powers away, and things begin to heat up between Regina and Robin Hood. Meanwhile, back in the Fairy Tale Land that was during the past year, Snow and Charming go in search of Glinda, The Good Witch of the South, to see if she can help them defeat Zelena, and the curse that will ultimately send the Fairy Tale characters back to Storybrooke is cast -- but from an unlikely source.
Director:  Ralph Hemecker  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
 60 mins    5/4/2014  20.  Kansas
With Mary Margaret in labor and due to give birth at any moment, the residents of Storybrooke go on high alert in an attempt to ensure that Zelena doesn't try to steal her newborn baby for use in her ultimate game plan to turn back time and change her destiny -- while obliterating Regina's existence. Meanwhile, in the land of Oz of the past, Glinda tries to convince Zelena to fight her evil tendencies and join her and her sister witches as a protector of Oz. But the appearance of a young girl from Kansas could turn out to be her undoing.
Director:  Gwyneth Horder-Payton  Writer:  Andrew Chambliss  / Kalinda Vazquez 
 60 mins    5/11/2014  21.  Snow Drifts
While Mary Margaret and David celebrate the naming of their son at a coronation in Granny's Diner, Emma and Hook are pulled into Zelena's time portal and find themselves in the Enchanted Forest of the past. But in their quest to discover a way back, they must be careful not to change ANYTHING or risk altering the lives of their friends and family - as well as their very own existence.
Director:  Ron Underwood  Writer:  David H. Goodman  / Robert Hull 
 60 mins    5/11/2014  22.  There's No Place Like Home
While Mary Margaret and David celebrate the naming of their son at a coronation in Granny's Diner, Emma and Hook are pulled into Zelena's time portal and find themselves in the Enchanted Forest of the past. But in their quest to discover a way back, they must be careful not to change ANYTHING or risk altering the lives of their friends and family - as well as their very own existence.
Director:  Ralph Hemecker  Writer:  Adam Horowitz  / Edward Kitsis 
Edition Details
Series Once Upon a Time
Distributor Buena Vista
Release Date 8/19/2014
Packaging Custom Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen (1.78:1)
Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1)
Subtitles English; French; Spanish
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 5

Features
Disc 01 Wicked Villains - The villains of "Once Upon a Time" can be wicked, evil and dastardly - but also heroic, charming and brave. The cast and crew explore what it takes to be a good bad guy. The Tale of Ariel - Trace Ariel's development, from the casting of JoAnna Garcia Swisher through the design of her costume, mermaid's tail and iconic mane of red hair, to see how they capture this beloved character onscreen The Fairest Bloopers of Them All Deleted Scenes Audio Commentaries