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The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes 

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Updated May 7, 2020 8.4k votes 759 voters 9.3k views

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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, and be sure to check out other shows like Once Upon a Time.

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A Land Without Magic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
A Land Without Magic
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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Pilot
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Skin Deep is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Skin Deep
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The Song in Your Heart ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
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
Episode: 21, Season: Once Upon a Time - Season 1

Original Airing: 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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The Stable Boy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Stable Boy
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Manhattan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Manhattan
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Red-Handed is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Red-Handed
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Snow Falls is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Snow Falls
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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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The Thing You Love Most ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Thing You Love Most
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hu... is listed (or ranked) 12 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) 13 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 2 Episode 6: Emma follows Capt. Hook up a beanstalk to find a magical compass.
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The Final Battle Part 2 ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 6 Episode 22: The Heroes are trapped in a crumbling Fairy Tale Land.
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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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Broken is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Hat Trick is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Hat Trick
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The Final Battle Part 1 ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 6 Episode 21: Henry awakens to a cursed Storybrooke.
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The Price of Gold is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Price of Gold
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Swan Song is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 5 Episode 11: The dark ones prepare to obliterate light magic.
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Snow Drifts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 3 Episode 21: Mary Margaret and David name their son in part 1 of the season 3 finale.
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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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Page 23 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 6 Episode 14: Regina faces off against the Evil Queen.
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Heroes and Villains is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 4 Episode 12: Old friendships are renewed and Anna and Elsa return to Arendelle.
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Bleeding Through is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Mia Angelica Moore added Bleeding Through