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List Rules Best Once Upon A Time episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Once Upon a Time episodes, as determined by voters like you. Once Upon a Time is a fairy-tale drama series that premiered in 2011 on ABC. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Once Upon a Time episodes of all time are. Fans of Once Upon a Time are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

Episodes on this Once Upon a Time episode list include A Land Without Magic and The Stable Boy. What is the best Once Upon a Time episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Pilot

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A Land Without Magic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
A Land Without Magic

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The Stable Boy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Stable Boy

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The Song in Your Heart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Song in Your Heart Season 6 Episode 20: Storybrooke residents discover the power of song.

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An Apple Red As Blood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
An Apple Red As Blood May 06 2012 "An Apple Red as Blood" is the 21st episode of the American fairy tale/drama television series Once Upon a Time, which aired in the United States on ABC on May 6, 2012. The series ...more

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Skin Deep is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Skin Deep

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Red-Handed is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Red-Handed

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Manhattan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Manhattan

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The Thing You Love Most is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Thing You Love Most

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The Miller's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Miller's Daughter

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Broken is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
david-p-griffith added Broken

Reality and myth begin to merge as the fairytale characters awaken from Evil Queen Regina's broken curse and remember who they were. But to their dismay, they aren't transported back to fairytale land. To make matters worse, Rumplestiltskin - aka Mr. Gold - in an effort to gain the upper hand in his power struggle with Regina, has introduced magic into the town. In fairytales magic has its place, but in our world it can be unpredictable. Meanwhile, back in the fairytale land, Prince Phillip awakens his sleeping beauty, Aurora, but discovers that he and his traveling companion, Mulan, will soon have to face a deadly foe.

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Snow Falls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Snow Falls

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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

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Tallahassee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Tallahassee Season 2 Episode 6: Emma follows Capt. Hook up a beanstalk to find a magical compass.

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Desperate Souls is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Desperate Souls

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The Price of Gold is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Price of Gold

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The Final Battle Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Final Battle Part 1 Season 6 Episode 21: Henry awakens to a cursed Storybrooke.

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The Final Battle Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Final Battle Part 2 Season 6 Episode 22: The Heroes are trapped in a crumbling Fairy Tale Land.

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Dark Hollow is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Dark Hollow Season 3 Episode 7: Mr. Gold and Regina send Ariel back to Storybrooke.

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Firebird is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Firebird Season 5 Episode 20: Emma and Hook's love faces the ultimate test.

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Hat Trick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Hat Trick

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Heart of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Heart of Darkness

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It's Not Easy Being Green is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
It's Not Easy Being Green Season 3 Episode 16: Zelena challenges Regina to a fight to the death.

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Heroes and Villains is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Heroes and Villains Season 4 Episode 12: Old friendships are renewed and Anna and Elsa return to Arendelle.

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Where Bluebirds Fly is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Where Bluebirds Fly Season 6 Episode 18: Zelena decides to take on the Black Fairy.

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Quite a Common Fairy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Quite a Common Fairy Season 3 Episode 3: Hook suggests tracking down Tinker Bell to help locate Pan's hideout.

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Bleeding Through is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Mia Angelica Moore added Bleeding Through

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Souls of the Departed is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Souls of the Departed Season 5 Episode 12: The heroes follow Hook to the underworld.

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The Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Shepherd

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That Still Small Voice is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
That Still Small Voice

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The Return is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Return

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Page 23 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Page 23 Season 6 Episode 14: Regina faces off against the Evil Queen.

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Swan Song is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Swan Song Season 5 Episode 11: The dark ones prepare to obliterate light magic.

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7:15 A.m. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
7:15 A.m.

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Beauty is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Beauty Season 7 Episode 4: Weaver's exchange with Tilly goes awry.

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Snow Drifts is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Snow Drifts Season 3 Episode 21: Mary Margaret and David name their son in part 1 of the season 3 finale.

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Last Rites is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Last Rites Season 5 Episode 21: Danger looms as Hades grows more powerful.

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Birth is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Birth Season 5 Episode 8: Merlin delivers an ultimatum to Emma.

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Our Decay is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Our Decay Season 5 Episode 16: Belle is reunited with Rumple in the Underworld.

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Sisters is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Sisters Season 5 Episode 19: Regina turns to Cora for help with Zelena.

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Nimue is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Nimue Season 5 Episode 7: Emma and Merlin embark on a quest.

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Good Form is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Good Form Season 3 Episode 5: Hook brings the ailing David along on a quest.

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The Savior is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Savior Season 6 Episode 1: Regina and Zelena embrace their newfound sisterhood.

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And Straight On 'Til Morni... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
And Straight On 'Til Morning Season 2 Episode 22: Storybrooke's inhabitants brace themselves as Greg and Tamara activate the trigger within the curse.

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There's No Place Like Home is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
There's No Place Like Home Season 3 Episode 22: Emma and Hook tread lightly in the past in part 2 of the season 3 finale.

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Lady of the Lake is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Lady of the Lake Season 2 Episode 3: Emma and Mary Margaret try to find a portal back to Storybrooke.

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Season 5 Inside Look is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 5 Inside Look Season 5 Episode 101: The fairy tale characters begin to cope with Emma as the dark one.

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Heart of Gold is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Heart of Gold Season 4 Episode 18: Regina is torn when she receives shocking news concerning Robin Hood.

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The Crocodile is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Crocodile Season 2 Episode 4: Belle threatens to leave Mr. Gold if he doesn't change his ways.

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The Black Fairy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Black Fairy Season 6 Episode 19: Rumple's mother learns his destiny is prophesized.