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Take over! Speed is feet, direction is hand.
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David Nolan's Truck is a vehicle featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It first appears in the fourteenth episode of the first season.


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During First Curse

As he is driving down a road in Storybrooke, David abruptly stops after seeing the wreckage of his wife's car Soon after he exits his truck, Emma Swan, the sheriff, approaches him. ("Dreamy")

After finishing a shift at the pet shelter, David spots a distressed Regina Mills who is having car trouble. He offers his assistance and soon deems the car's battery dead. He offers to drive Regina home in his truck and after some resistance from the woman, she agrees. ("The Stranger")

A few days later, David decides it's time to leave Storybrooke. He bids a farewell to Mary Margaret Blanchard and loads his truck with his belongings. However, just as he is driving out of town, the Dark Curse is broken, which causes David, who recalls his memories as Prince Charming to slam on the brakes and return to Storybrooke. Upon returning, David parks his truck in the vicinity of Mr. Gold Pawnbroker & Antiquities Dealer.[1] After reuniting with his true love, his truck, as well as the rest of the town is engulfed in purple smoke. ("A Land Without Magic")

After First Curse

After the purple smoke vanishes, David's truck remains parked in the main street while the citizens of Storybrooke deal with the curse breaking and the arrival of the Wraith. ("Broken")

In a bid to locate the owner of a magical hat, David uses the hood of his truck as a surface to pour a potion on the hat. As the magic begins to work, the man leaves his truck and follows the hat to its destination. At Granny's Diner, David runs after Jefferson but is soon stopped by Ruby. She informs him about Regina having her magic back, as well as the several groups of townspeople who have decided to cross the town line. The pair of them venture out in David's truck and cause a roadblock at the border. David, who uses the bed of his vehicle as a platform, then gives an impromptu speech. Soon after, David drives his truck to Regina's house and brings Henry home with him. ("We Are Both")

Arriving at Granny's, David parks his truck outside of the diner and the vehicle remains there during his confrontation with Dr. Whale.[2] After a sleepless night, David drives Henry to the stables to ease his nerves. As Henry settles in, David leaves the premises and goes to check in with the dwarves. ("The Doctor")

After rampaging through the streets of Storybrooke, Anton finds himself clinging for life in a hole of his own making. In a bid to help the giant, the townspeople fasten a rope to the back of David's truck and are eventually able to pull Anton back to safety. ("Tiny")

After learning that Cora and Regina are looking for the Dark One's dagger, David and Mary Margaret drive his truck to the Storybrooke Convent to meet Mother Superior. Together, the three of them drive to Mr. Gold’s shop in a bid to break the protection spell around it but they are unsuccessful. ("The Queen Is Dead")

Before Second Curse

During Second Curse

After Second Curse

Before Third Curse

After Third Curse

After Fourth Curse

Known Users


On-Screen Notes


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  1. File:122IncomingSmoke2.png
  2. File:205Grannys.png
  3. 3.0 3.1 "It's Not Easy Being Green", Once Upon a Time, ABC.
  4. "And Straight On 'Til Morning", Once Upon a Time, ABC.
  5. "The Queen Is Dead", Once Upon a Time, ABC.
  6. David: I don't have any jumper cables, but I can give you a ride home in my truck.
    Regina: Oh, no, no. Thank you, but I couldn't impose.
    David: I insist. Unless you want to have a car full of melted rocky road.
    Regina: Sure.
    - "The Stranger", Once Upon a Time, ABC.
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  8. 1973 Ford F-Series. Internet Movie Cars Database. Retrieved on January 6, 2019.
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  10. File:607Speedometer.png

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