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The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes  

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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.
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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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The Song in Your Heart is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Skin Deep is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Skin Deep
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An Apple Red As Blood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
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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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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Tallahassee is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Snow Falls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Snow Falls
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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 Final Battle Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 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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The Miller's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Miller's Daughter
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Broken is listed (or ranked) 14 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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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
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The Final Battle Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 6 Episode 21: Henry awakens to a cursed Storybrooke.
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Snow Drifts is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Desperate Souls is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Desperate Souls
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Swan Song is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Heroes and Villains is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Page 23 is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Souls of the Departed is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 5 Episode 12: The heroes follow Hook to the underworld.
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There's No Place Like Home is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 3 Episode 22: Emma and Hook tread lightly in the past in part 2 of the season 3 finale.
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The Price of Gold is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
The Price of Gold
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Birth is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Once Upon A Time Episodes
Season 5 Episode 8: Merlin delivers an ultimatum to Emma.