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Cyrus and Alice, you two are now one. May you live happily ever after.

—The White Rabbit

"And They Lived..." is the thirteenth episode and series finale of ABC's Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. It was written by Adam Horowitz, Edward Kitsis and Zack Estrin and directed by Kari Skogland. It premiered on April 3, 2014.


The all-powerful Jafar succeeds in making his father love him and forcing Anastasia into thinking she loves him. After Alice, Amara and Cyrus escape, Jafar imprisons the Jabberwocky and calls upon an army of dead soldiers to do his bidding. Meanwhile, Alice and the White Rabbit raise their own army to fight Jafar for the realm and a final confrontation between Alice and Jafar takes place at the Well of Wonders.[2]


This section is a detailed recap of this episode. There are major spoilers. Click to expand.



Special Guest Star

Guest Starring




Production Notes

Event Chronology


Fairytales and Folklore

  • This episode is a rendition of the Alice's Adventures in Wonderland story, focusing on Alice's adventures in Wonderland.
  • This episode features the Red Queen, Tweedledum and the Jabberwocky from the story's sequel Through the Looking-Glass, the genie, the magician and the sultan from the "Aladdin" story, and the nix from Germanic mythology.
  • The camera focuses on the Red Queen's chess pieces, a reference to the novel Through the Looking-Glass, where chess is the main theme. Similarly, the headstones in the graveyard are shaped like knights.
  • Alice reads a book to her daughter, based on her own adventures in Wonderland. This is a reference to the novel, where Alice thinks to herself, "When I used to read fairy-tales, I fancied that kind of thing never happened, and now here I am in the middle of one! There ought to be a book written about me, that there ought! And when I grow up, I'll write one".
  • At the end of the episode, Alice and her family are having a tea party in Victorian England, a reference to the Hatter's tea party from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Props Notes

Set Dressing

Costume Notes

Filming Locations

International Titles



  1. Thursday Final Ratings: ‘The Big Bang Theory’, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘Scandal’ & ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Adjusted Up; ‘American Idol’, ‘The Millers’, ‘The Crazy Ones’ & ‘Elementary’ Adjusted Down. TV by the Numbers (April 4, 2013). “Once Upon A Time In Wonderland – Finale (...) 3.38”
  2. 2.0 2.1 LISTINGS: ONCE UPON A TIME IN WONDERLAND. The Futon Critic. “Air Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014. Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC. Episode Title: (#113) "And They Lived…".”
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  4. Stealing Fire from Heaven: The Rise of Modern Western Magic, Nevill Drury, Oxford University Press, March 2, 2011, p. 66. Facsimile by Google Books.
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  6. CHAPTER XII: Alice's Evidence. Carnegie Mellon University. Retrieved on August 14, 2018.
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  12. Once Upon a Time. Michael Joy. Retrieved on December 26, 2018. (Photograph)
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  22. Gittins, Susan (January 19, 2014). WEEK: January 13-19, 2014. Hollywood North Buzz. “Friday, January 17th – Once Upon a Time in Womderland [sic] films in Burnaby's Central Park, wrapping its first season. (...) Wednesday, January 15th – Once Upon a Time in Wonderland films in Robert Burnaby Park in Burnaby with giant mushrooms on set.”