“Robin and [her first love] Daniel will always be a part of Regina,” Horowitz makes clear, “but she knows she owes it to herself to see if she can love again.”, Neither showrunner, however, was willing to name names when it comes to the other party whom Cupid’s arrow will strike. Regina eventually brings up the possibility of Kurt and Owen living in Storybrooke. You get to find out why she hates Snow White so much and why she became evil. "[5], Oliver Sava of The A.V. She takes hold of his heart and forces him to divulge everything. Nope, but I thought so too at first. TV Guide's weekend editor breaks down the week's best, worst, and weirdest TV moments. Greg Mendell is a supporting character on Once Upon a Time.Born to the world as Owen Flynn, he lost his mother when he was young.To cheer him up, his father took him on a camping trip where around them, the town of Storybrooke, Maine was formed. “As Gothel’s plan intensifies and the spectre of the coven looms, the stakes are raised. "They've left it very open-ended and I'm open," Hershey says. This angers her abusive adoptive father, who doesn't want Zelena to use her “wicked” magic. Once Upon A Time dared to take a classically beloved hero like Peter Pan and turn him into a despicable villain. Hook attacks her with the enchanted hook, but fails to remove her heart as she does not keep it in her chest. He acknowledges that his plots have involved her from the beginning, but he reveals that he did not control her destiny or make her what she is, rather, he simply took advantage of his knowledge of the fact that, as the product of true love, she would be an exceptional and powerful individual. Hook brings Cora, who is feigning death, to Regina, and leaves them alone. Dornan is billed as main during the first seven episodes of the first season only. Henry explains that Regina saved them, and Emma thanks her. [4], Christine Orlando of TV Fanatic gave the episode a 3.9 out of 5. Aurora then reveals that Cora told her that the soul of a wraith's victim can be reunited with its body and they agree to try and restore the soul of Prince Phillip. Photo: Katie Yu, ABC. Bailey is billed as recurring during the first half of the first season and is billed main in the second half of the season. ", Andrea Towers of Entertainment Weekly gave it a positive review: "Ah, siblinghood. Hades also tells her that he took the precaution of adding the remaining outsiders' names to more tombstones, after Mary Margaret had her name replaced by David's. [3], Entertainment Weekly critic Hilary Busis gave it a good review, with some reservations: "Did Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz consult a checklist of Unsolved 'Once' Mysteries while writing 'The Queen of Hearts?' Cora magically causes water to erupt from underground. Photo Credits: Jack Rowand/ABC; Netflix; Pop TV; Robert Viglasky, Hartswood Films; Fred Hayes/Disney+, Fox, PopTV; Bettina Strauss/Netflix; Nicole Rivelli/Amazon, Netflix, Frank Masi/Apple, Disney, Jasper Savage/Hulu; Diyah Pera/CW; Stewart Shining via CBS All Access/ CBS All Access. It was co-written by Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, while being directed by Ralph Hemecker. Later on, Regina gives Zelena her blessing to be with Hades, who is waiting for her at the Underworld Diner for their second date, which Zelena sees as an opportunity to reform him. © 2020 TV GUIDE, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Emma bests Hook in single combat and knocks him unconscious. Hook agrees to get Cora close enough to Regina to rip her heart out. She lies to Henry about her plans, claiming she is preparing for his mother and grandmother's return, and he praises her for having changed. Moments later, Gold surprises Zelena while she was en route to meet Hades. At the same time, I wonder if Cora and Hook's arrival in Storybrooke is really enough of a cliffhanger -- especially since it wasn't really surprising that they found their way to the 'Land Without Magic' after all. Did she perish before the curse was enacted? Unfortunately for Zelena, Regina saw this through a magic mirror, and then confronts Zelena afterwards, as the latter thinks that Hades, like Robin Hood (or Regina), might not be a villain forever. Ruby takes Mary Margaret to David, and she successfully awakens him with true love's kiss. This episode was dedicated In Loving Memory to the one of the series' producer Scott Nimerfro, who died on April 17, 2016,[1] six days prior to the episode's airing. Anwar is billed as main during the first half of the seventh season only. Originally kind-hearted, Regina turned the path of darkness and became known as the Evil Queen with a deep hatred for Snow White … He reveals the truth, that she is not his biological daughter, and spitefully calls her \"wicked\". She also was impressed with Lana Parrilla's performance in this episode as the conflicted Regina and added that "Cora being the Queen of Hearts was a great touch" to the plotline. However, he also tells Zelena that in order to do that he wants to leave the outsiders in the Underworld forever, then he asks her to be his partner in chaos (a modified version of a wedding proposal), leaving Zelena feeling awkward. James reveals himself when they reach the rendezvous point, after slapping an anti-magic cuff on Emma, and is joined by Cruella, who is still looking for a way to escape the Underworld, by stealing Zelena's baby for leverage with Hades. After his high school graduation, Henry decides to find his own story in another realm. Henry Daniel Mills is one of the main characters of Once Upon a Time. I read it wrong, and thought it said Cupid IS Regina's new love. Where is that hunka hunka lying wood?) Cora immediately freezes the woodcutter as he is about to hit her (her adoptive mother wasn't around to protect Zelena this time), then gives Zelena the opportunity to prove that her magic can be used for good, which she accepts. However it is been confirmed that Zelena's fiance is a non-fairytale character, and just a LWM real dude.