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This page lists minor stories featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time and Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by American author Mark Twain in 1876. This story was featured in the Season Six episode "Strange Case". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • Tom Sawyer is a student in Snow White's class.
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Aesop's Fables

"Aesop's Fables" is a collection of fables featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by Greek writer Aesop. This story was featured in the Season Six episode "A Wondrous Place". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • Gideon disguised himself as Aesop, who runs a bar that has drinks named after his fables.
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The BFG

The BFG is a novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by British author Roald Dahl in 1982. This story was featured in the Season Seven episode "The Girl in the Tower". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • In the series, the BFG is specifically a giant troll, not a giant.
  • Alice magically created the troll.
  • In the series, Alice says that the troll is "the gentlest of giants".
  • A group of villagers want to kill the troll as it had destroyed the villagers' homes.
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  • British army (allusion)
  • Sophie (allusion)
  • The BFG (allusion)[1]

Celtic Mythology

Celtic Mythology is a group of myths featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It consists of the body of myths native to the Celtic peoples. This story was featured in the Season Five episodes "The Bear King" and "Souls of the Departed". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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The Curse of Capistrano

The Curse of Captstrano is a novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by American author Johnston McCulley in 1919. This story was featured in the Season Seven episode "Leaving Storybrooke". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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Don Quixote

Don Quixote is a novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes in 1605 and 1615. This story was featured in the Season Two episode "We Are Both". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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The Emerald City of Oz

The Emerald City of Oz is a novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by American author L. Frank Baum. This story was featured in the Season Three episode "Kansas". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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Germanic Mythology

Germanic Mythology is a group of myths featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. It consists of the body of myths native to the Germanic peoples. This story was featured in the spin-off episodes "Dirty Little Secrets" and "And They Lived...". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • The nix is named Nyx and is the guardian of Well of Wonders. If someone steals water from the well without permission, she curses them into becoming genies, forcing them to spend their lives serving the will of others.
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

"Goldilocks and the Three Bears" is a fairytale featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by English writer Robert Southey in 1837. This story was featured in the Season Six episode "Street Rats". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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The Haunted Mansion

The Haunted Mansion is an attraction's storyline featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was conceived by Walt Disney Imagineering, and the attraction opened on August 9, 1969. The storyline was featured in the Season Seven episode "Secret Garden". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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La Cenerentola

La Cenerentola is an opera featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was composed by Gioachino Rossini with a libretto written by Jacopo Ferretti. It is an operatic adaptation of the "Cinderella" fairytale and was first performed in 1817. The storyline was featured in the Season Six episode "The Other Shoe" and the Season Seven episode "A Pirate's Life". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • Clorinda and Tisbe's names are taken from the operatic adaptation.
  • The music playing at Lucy's ballet recital in "A Pirate's Life" is the overture to La Cenerentola.
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The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings is a novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by British author J. R. R. Tolkien in stages between 1937 and 1949. This story was featured in the Season Three episode "The Jolly Roger" and the Season Four episode "The Snow Queen". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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The Marvelous Land of Oz

The Marvelous Land of Oz is a novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by American author L. Frank Baum in 1904. This story was featured in the Season Six episode "Where Bluebirds Fly". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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Mary Reilly

Mary Reilly is a parallel novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by American writer Valerie Martin in 1990. This story was featured in the Season Six episode "Strange Case". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • Mary is killed by Dr. Jekyll after sleeping with Mr. Hyde.
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Moby-Dick

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by American writer Herman Melville in 1851. This story was featured in the Season Seven episode "Knightfall". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • Wish Hook meets with Ahab to get a magical item.
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The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island is a novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by French author Jules Verne in 1874. This story was featured in the Season Six episode "Dark Waters". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • The Mysterious Island is another name for the Land of Untold Stories. Nemo is seeking a magic key which will take him to the Mysterious Island, and is taken there after he is mortally injured.
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The Patchwork Girl of Oz

The Patchwork Girl of Oz is a novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by American author L. Frank Baum in 1919. This story was featured in the Season Four episodes "Heart of Gold" and "Lily" and the Season Five premiere "The Dark Swan". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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Polynesian Mythology

Polynesian Mythology is a group of myths featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was oral stories told by the people of the Polynesian Islands. This story was featured in the Season Seven episodes "Knightfall" and "Leaving Storybrooke". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • Wish Hook seeks Maui's fish hook.
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  • Maui (mentioned)
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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice is a novel of manners featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. It was written by English author Jane Austen in 1813. This story was featured in the spin-off episode "Who's Alice". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • Alice is introduced to Mr. Darcy as a potential suitor by her stepmother Sarah.
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Rip Van Winkle (Short Story)

"Rip Van Winkle" is a short story featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by the American author Washington Irving in 1819. This story was featured in the Season Four episode "The Apprentice". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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Roman Mythology

Roman Mythology is a group of myths featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It a set of traditional stories pertaining to ancient Rome's legendary origins and religious system, as represented in the literature and visual arts of the Romans. This story was featured in the Season Six episode "Page 23". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter is a historical novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne in 1850. This story was featured in the Season Six episode "The Other Shoe". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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Slavic Mythology

Slavic Mythology is a group of myths featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It consists of the body of myths native to the Slavic peoples. This story was featured in Season Four episode "Darkness on the Edge of Town". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • The Chernobog is renamed Chernabog and resides on Bald Mountain like in Disney's Fantasia, where it guards the Dark Curse. The creature is based on and takes the name of the Disney version of the character from the 1940 film Fantasia.
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Three Billy Goats Gruff

"Three Billy Goats Gruff" is a fairytale featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by Norwegian authors Peter Christen Asbjornsen and Jorgen Moe in 1841. This story was featured in the Season One episode "Snow Falls", and the Season Three episode "There's No Place Like Home". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers is a historical novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by French author Alexandre Dumas in 1844. This story was featured in the Season Five episode "An Untold Story" and the Season Six episode "A Bitter Draught". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • The Three Musketeers come to Storybrooke from the Land of Untold Stories.
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Treasure Island

Treasure Island is an adventure novel featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by Scottish author Robert Lewis Stevenson in 1883. This story was featured in the Season Five episode "The Brothers Jones". For more details about its plot, see this page.

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  • Killian and Liam work for Captain Silver on his boat.
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References

  1. TwitterLogo.svg @leahfong (Leah Fong) on Twitter (March 23, 2018). "it was inspired by the Fremont Troll, but I'm a huge fan of that book so I'm sure that creeped in!" (screenshot)
  2. TwitterLogo.svg @AdamHorowitzLA (Adam Horowitz) on Twitter (August 16, 2016). "(Also -- for those wondering -- deleted scenes are NOT canon... They are to give you an insight into our creative process to develop eps)" (screenshot)
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