ONCE UPON A TIME, S4E9 ROUNDTABLE: ‘You’re more than heroes, you’re leaders’

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By David Oliver and Josh Axelrod

It’s finally happening: The spell of shattered sight looms over the town as sundown approaches. This is primarily a filler episode, tying up loose ends before the curse actually happens, but it’s actually really important information and plot developments and leads to one huge reunion we’ve all been waiting for. Seal yourselves in a vault before reading, unless you want to be cursed (half-joking):

 

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ONCE UPON A TIME, S4E8+9 ROUNDTABLE: ‘An urn for a hat, as simple as that’

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By Josh Axelrod and David Oliver 

Well, it looks like this half-season of “Once Upon a Time” was sort of conning us in a way. It put so much focus on The Snow Queen and her quest for family that we barely noticed Rumplestiltskin putting together his plan to separate himself from his dagger at the expense of Emma. His plan got derailed this week, but Rumple won’t give up anytime soon. And now that The Snow Queen has cast the spell of shattered sight, all bets are off. Let’s dissect two hours of awesome:

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ONCE UPON A TIME ROUNDTABLE: S4E1, ‘All the more reason to enjoy the quiet moments’

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By Josh Axelrod and David Oliver

Just when we thought the “Frozen” craze was over, ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” pulled a fast one on everyone and stuck Elsa in as a teaser at the end of last season. And, frankly, it didn’t disappoint.

Anna and Elsa. Photo courtesy of http://www.ramascreen.com/

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