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Premiere 2 – Once Upon a Time – Season 5

Premiere 2 – Saviour Swap ONCE UPON A TIME Season 5, Episodes 1 & 2 (The Dark Swan)(The Price) In contrast to Castle, Once Upon a Time has never really been about the status quo. As an adventure-drama, the appeal … Continue reading

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In Defense of “Spoiled” Brats

One of the remaining acceptable targets of derision – in fiction as well as reality –  is the so-called “spoiled” person. The phrase is often used in one of three ways: 1. on its own (i.e. The child has been … Continue reading

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Week IV – Deeper Into The Quagmire

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 4, Episode 4 (The Apprentice) This week expands the story from a Frozen sequel to introduce the overarching storyline for the season: Mr. Gold/Rumpelstiltskin is still addicted to magic and still trying to find a … Continue reading

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Week 16 – Interrupted by the Superbowl

Thanks to the Superbowl, Once Upon a Time and Republic of Doyle were either repeats or missing in action.  The CBC re-aired the season premiere of Republic of Doyle, likely assuming that their viewership would be down because of the … Continue reading

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