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We never lived in a town called Storybrooke. We never took a flight from Boston to New York. We never did any of this.

Emma to Hook

"New York City Serenade" is the twelfth episode of Season Three of ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz, and directed by Billy Gierhart. It is the fifty-sixth episode of the series overall, and premiered on March 9, 2014.


After Rumplestiltskin sacrificed his life to stop Pan from enacting another curse, Regina obliterated her original curse, which erased Storybrooke from existence and whisked its residents back to Fairy Tale Land – leaving Emma and Henry back in our world with no memories of Storybrooke. But all is not well back in the Enchanted Forest when Hook comes calling on Emma in New York City in an attempt to jog her memory so that she can once again help her fairy tale family and friends out of a desperate situation.[2]


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

In the Enchanted Forest, Prince Phillip rides on horseback to a pavilion where Aurora is waiting for him. She has prepared a lunch for them both. She playfully complains that he is late. Stating that she is hungry and has missed him, she adds humorously that she is cranky due to her pregnancy. Their tender moment is interrupted by the ominous sound of thunder. They turn to see a purple cloud of smoke rolling towards them. They attempt to outrun the oncoming tempest, but it passes through them. Phillip and Aurora are unharmed and see that a number of former Enchanted Forest inhabitants have appeared before them, consisting of Snow White, Prince Charming and others. Aurora is shocked to see Snow, and asks her what has happened. Snow simply replies, "We're back."

In a flash forward of one year, Emma is  in New York City. She enters an up-scale restaurant to have dinner with Walsh, who is revealed to be her current boyfriend. Walsh asks about Henry's recent science project, which Emma recounts went well, partly due to Walsh's help. After their meal, Walsh excuses himself and mentions, somewhat cryptically, that he'll be back. During Walsh's absence, Hook sits in his vacant chair, startling Emma. Emma, still having no memory of Hook, insists that he leave. But Hook is persistent, telling her that her current life is a sham and warning her that her parents are in danger. Hook says he has proof of this and hands her a paper with an address on it, claiming that the truth of who Emma is and where her parents are can be found there. Emma rebuffs him, to which Hook then states that they've met before a year ago. Emma denies this, claiming that a year ago she was in Boston where her apartment had caught fire, prompting her to move to New York. Hook muses that Regina's curse is the cause of these false memories. Once again, Hook implores Emma to go the address he has given her and that he'll be waiting to hear from her at Central Park. When he leaves, Emma is left confused.

In a flashback, in the Enchanted Forest, Snow White, Prince Charming, Hook and Regina are catching up on what has happened during their absence. Aurora reports that the ogres have since been defeated and that they are in the process of restoring their kingdom. Snow White also notes that Aurora is pregnant. Prince Philip says that they have much to celebrate and offers them all refuge within their kingdom. This earns a troubled look from Aurora. Prince Charming is grateful but says that they have their own castle to go to. Snow White reminds him that their castle was decimated by the curse. Aurora says that Regina's former castle still stands, however, as Regina had protected it. Prince Charming and Regina bicker over who is the castle's rightful owner: Snow White or Regina. Snow says that they are going to reclaim it and that Regina is going to go with them. Regina finds the idea laughable, but Snow White insists, arguing that being united will give their people the hope they need at this troubled time. They then bid their farewells. Now alone with Prince Philip, Aurora gives voice to her worries: that they must tell "her" that the people of the Enchanted Forest have returned. Philip is loathed to do so, being fearful of that this unnamed woman will do to them. But Aurora is more worried what "she" will do if they fail to inform her of their return, reasoning that she may harm their yet unborn child. Aurora says they just have to hope the Enchanted Forest folks can look after themselves.

Back in New York City, Walsh re-enters to a confused Emma. He asks her what the paper (which Hook gave her) is and she replies that it's nothing. She is then given a dish with a dessert on it, and says that she's full. He tells her to look at it, in which he turns the dish over to reveal a ring surrounded by a circle of chocolate, and afterward tells her he couldn't wait any longer and that he loves her and Henry. She is left speechless as he proposes to her.

She is then seen walking out of the restaurant, and Walsh catches up to her. She tells him that it's too fast and that they've been together for only eight months. After a brief conversation, he tells her that she could take as much time as she wants.

Afterward, Henry is seen playing a video game after Emma walks in. He asks her what she said, and she tells that she didn't say "no". After she says she needs more time, Henry points out that Walsh is not like his father because he isn't going to abandon them.

A year earlier, in the Enchanted Forest, everyone is making preparations for the Queen's castle. As the dwarves celebrate how handsome they look, Jiminy lands on Grumpy's shoulder and informs him that 50 more people from Storybrooke have arrived. After Prince Charming hears this, he find Hook loading up his horse. He tells Hook that he doesn't need to pack that much, as the Dark Palace in less than a day away, but Hook tells him that he is going to find the Jolly Roger. Neal then comes up to Snow and Charming, asking if he can revive his father, so he can bring him to Emma and Henry. They tell him that his desired task is impossible and he should leave it alone to give them their best chance.

As Henry is getting ready to go to school, he accuses Emma of worrying. She tells him that she is thinking and when he asks if it is about Walsh, she responds with a yes. After Henry leaves, Emma looks at the address Hook gave her and she goes there. She unlocks the door and when she sees a dreamcatcher, she realizes that she is in Neal's apartment. After looking around, she finds a camera with Henry's name on it.

Emma immediately meets Hook at Central Park to discuss with him. She asks him about the camera and if Neal is trying to get into Henry's life, but Hook insists that Henry left his camera there when he last went to Neal's apartment. When Emma asks for real proof, Hook tells her to drink the potion, she then handcuffs him to a bench and has him arrested for assault.

As everyone is making the journey to the Dark Palace one year ago, Neal meets up with Belle and she assures him that they will find a way to revive Rumplestiltskin. Snow White tells Prince Charming that she never imagined to return to Regina's castle with her. As she says this, Grumpy informs her that Regina is no where to be found. When she finds her in the woods burying her heart, Snow White manages to persuade her to put her heart back in her chest. As they are leaving, they are attacked by a flying monkey. Luckily, Robin Hood and his Merry Men are able to shoot the monkey down.

As Emma and Henry walk home, she tells him that she is thinking about marrying Walsh. He tells her that her arranged a date with her and Walsh. When they finally reach home, Emma tells Henry she forgot something and tells him to go. Emma takes a look at the photos she was carrying and is shocked with what she sees. At this, she bails Hook out of jail and asks her about the photos. He tells her it will only make sense if she drinks the potion. When Emma drinks it, she remembers everything that was wiped away.

Robin Hood, Regina, and Snow White rejoin the group and Robin Hood reunites with Neal and Belle. The group soon reaches the castle and realize that there is a protection spell surrounding the castle.

Emma and Hook have a drink and discuss the current situation back in her apartment. When he tells her there is a new curse, she asks what could've happened, but Hook doesn't know. She then asks him what he should tell Henry. As soon as she says this, the doorbell rings and it is revealed to be Walsh. Emma takes him outside and tells him they can't get married because she has to face her past. He tells her he wished she never drank the potion and tries to attack her. She fights back and eventually throws him off a cliff, killing him. When Hook finds her, she says that they will leave for Storybrooke in the morning.

The next morning, Emma is making breakfast when Henry asks about Walsh. She tells him that she just wants it to be the two of them. After Henry takes a bite of breakfast, he tells her he has to run to school, but Emma says he is not going to school because she has a "case" in Maine. He agrees to the trip and when Killian comes knocking on the door, they get ready to leave for Storybrooke.

When they arrive in Storybrooke, night has fallen and Henry is asleep. Emma tells Hook to wait with Henry while she talks to her parents. Emma goes to the Blanchard loft and finds David on the other side of the door. Him and Mary Margaret tell Emma that they do not remember the last year or who cast the curse.

A year ago, Zelena walks down a hall in Regina's castle and asks a flying monkey if it has Regina's blood. It drops the blood into a potion and it glows. Zelena gloats, saying that since she's wicked and Regina is evil, she'll win.



Guest Starring



*: Only in archive footage



Production Notes

  • ABANDONED IDEAS: Concept art for an interior scene in Aurora's palace was created for the episode, but this idea did not make it onto the screen.[7]
  • SOMETHING'S CHANGED: When the residents of Storybrooke reappear in the Enchanted Forest, there are some notable changes. The Blue Fairy and Tinker Bell are nowhere to be seen, but it is possible they are in the second group of fifty inhabitants, who landed in the Enchanted Forest two miles away, as mentioned by Jiminy to Grumpy. Red Riding Hood is also added to the group despite not being with them originally.[8]
  • OBSERVATIONS: Emma and Walsh have dinner at a restaurant called Ostria.[9] Graphic arts designer Neil Westlake named the restaurant after the Ostro, a southerly wind in the Mediterranean Sea.[10]
  • HIDDEN DETAILS: Walsh has a scar on the left side of his neck,[11] which he does not have when Zelena transforms him into a flying monkey in "It's Not Easy Being Green".[12] The flying monkey that attacks Regina and Snow White is hit by an arrow in exactly the same spot.[13]
  • HIDDEN DETAILS: Henry reaches level twenty-three while playing a video game. This is a nod to the official Disney fan club D23.[14]
  • OBSERVATIONS: When Prince Charming asks Robin Hood if they are armed with weapons, he responds by saying, "We're lousy with them." The commonly used meaning for "lousy" is "of poor quality", but in this case, Robin Hood is using a different definition of the word, which means "amply supplied."[15]
  • ABANDONED IDEAS: Originally, Regina and the others were going to be attacked by gargoyles, but according to concept artist John Gallagher, they "went with flying monkeys instead."[16]
  • CUT CONTENT: A hug between Emma and Hook,[17] after she bails him out of jail in New York, was cut from the episode. According to Adam Horowitz, the hug was not scripted.[18]
  • A moment where Walsh kisses Emma's forehead after the two leave the restaurant was also cut.[19]
  • REUSED FOOTAGE: The city view from the top of Emma's apartment building[20] is the same as the view seen from the top of Neal's apartment building in the Season Five finale "An Untold Story".[21] Out of universe, this indicates that the same footage was used for the background plate of New York City, while in-universe, it indicates that the two buildings are located in the same neighborhood.
  • Ginnifer Goodwin's real-life pregnancy was written into the show's storyline, although Mary Margaret's pregnancy had already been planned for a long time. According to Ginnifer, the series creators knew that she and Josh Dallas (who are married in real life) wanted to start a family, and everyone was hoping that the timing would overlap. The writers had given themselves some wiggle room, "So once we became pregnant in real life, they could say, “All right, here we go.”"[22]
    • During the filming of the Enchanted Forest flashback scenes, Josh Dallas gathered the crew in the middle of the woods and told them all that Ginnifer was pregnant.[23]
  • It was never explained on the show why Zelena stole some of Regina's blood in this episode. In an interview with TV Guide from May 2014, Edward Kitsis stated that he believed it was to deal with the blood lock on Regina's palace and to prove that Regina is her sister, while Adam Horowitz added, "That may be a case of something that we answered, but we didn't answer it clearly enough for people to get."[24]
  • OBSERVATIONS: This is the second episode to end on a flashback. The others are "The Doctor" and "It's Not Easy Being Green".

Event Chronology

Episode Connections

  • Aurora's pregnancy was first revealed in "Quite a Common Fairy."
  • The citizens of Storybrooke were transported to the Enchanted Forest in "Going Home."
  • Emma and Henry were given new memories, and moved to New York, in "Going Home."
  • Emma threatens to punch Hook in the face. She did the same thing with Mr. Gold in "Broken."
  • Hook mentions Emma and Henry's last visit to New York City in "Manhattan" and "The Queen Is Dead."
  • Hook learned about Emma's "superpower" in "The Doctor."
  • Hook asks Emma to use her "superpower" on him and she responds that just because he believes something is true it doesn't make it true. The same thing happened between Emma and Henry in "Pilot."
  • What Philip and Aurora are hiding from Snow White and Prince Charming is revealed in "A Curious Thing."
  • The dreamcatcher in Neal's apartment first appeared in "Broken". Its backstory is told in "Tallahassee."
  • HIDDEN DETAILS: Emma refers to the dreamcatcher as "flypaper for nightmares," which is how Neal referred to it in "Tallahassee."
  • Emma finds a blood-stained rag in Neal's apartment from when Mr. Gold was stabbed by Hook in "The Queen Is Dead".
  • HIDDEN DETAILS: The camera that Emma finds, was mentioned during their stay in New York in "The Queen Is Dead", where Henry talks about going back to the apartment and get his camera.
  • HIDDEN DETAILS: After saving the Evil Queen and Snow White from a flying monkey, Robin Hood tells the Evil Queen that "a simple thank you would suffice." He repeats the same thing to her in "A Curious Thing" and "Operation Mongoose Part 1".
  • Alice tells Will the same thing after escaping the Wonderland castle in "The Serpent".
  • What happened to Hook after he left the others, and how he found his ship, is revealed in "The Jolly Roger."
  • Neal and Belle revive Rumplestiltskin in "Quiet Minds."
  • Robin Hood mentions Belle rescuing him in "Lacey."
  • How Hook got the memory potion is explained in "Witch Hunt" and shown in "A Curious Thing".
  • This is not the first time Hook has been chained up by Emma; she also did this in "Tallahassee" and "In the Name of the Brother." She chains him up again in "Birth."
  • When Emma regains her memories, clips from "Pilot," "A Land Without Magic," "Broken," "Manhattan," "Second Star to the Right," "Ariel," and "Going Home" appear.
  • Who cast the new curse, and who sent the message to Hook, is revealed in "A Curious Thing."
  • Walsh's reason for getting close to Emma is revealed in "The Jolly Roger."
  • Emma's lingering question about Walsh's origins is answered in "It's Not Easy Being Green," which also explains how he became a flying monkey.
  • Emma calls Hook by his real name, Killian, which was a name first revealed in "The Crocodile." This is the first time it has been used in Emma's presence since Hook first introduced himself to her in "The Doctor."
  • Emma's iconic red jacket, the "one last thing" she needs before going back to Storybrooke, was first seen in "Pilot." The story behind the jacket, is revealed in "Firebird."
  • Storybrooke's destruction occurred in "Going Home."
  • The new curse is broken in "A Curious Thing."



Fairytales and Folklore

Popular Culture

  • A poster promoting the 2005 album Brigadoon by the Canadian indie pop band P:ano. (The edge of this poster was glimpsed in "Broken".)[28]
  • A promo poster for Vancouver-based band Vancougar.
  • VENDING MACHINES AS SET DRESSING: When Emma walks Henry home, a newspaper vending machine says "New York Bugle";[29] a reference to the Daily Bugle, a fictional New York City tabloid newspaper that is a regular fixture in the Marvel Universe, most prominently in Spider-Man comic titles.
  • VENDING MACHINES AS SET DRESSING: When Emma bails Hook out of jail, a Daily News vending machine is seen.[32]
  • This episode introduces the Wicked Witch of the West, who is green-skinned and often dresses in black with a pointy black hat, something that is based on the 1939 movie adaptation The Wizard of Oz (neither element is featured in the novel).

Props Notes

  • BRAND INFO: The larger plates[25] that Aurora uses for preparing a meal under the pavilion are Arte Italica Merletto Aqua Dinner Plates[37] while the smaller ones[25] are Arte Italica Merletto Aqua Canape Plates.[38] (The dinner plates were produced from 2010 – 2016 and are no longer for sale,[39] and the canape plates are no longer available either.)
  • The restaurant menu that Emma opens[40] is adapted from an older version of the menu from the Brix & Mortar restaurant on in Downtown Vancouver,[41] where the restaurant scenes were filmed.[42][43]
(note that the dishes are in a slightly different order in the show version; this table follows the order from the original version)
Small Plates
Small Plates
Buffalo Mozzarella Salad 13
Seasonal fresh tomato, peppergreens, pesto vinaigrette
Seasonal fresh tomato, peppergreens, pesto vinaigrette
Beet & Goat's Cheese Salad 12
Pickled red beets, pemberton's goat's cheese, hazelnuts, yellow beet confiture, lemon-vanilla vinaigrette
Dungeness Crab Cake 14
Sauice roille, bread and butter pickled fennel
Seared Sea Scallops 14
Caramelized cauliflower puree, miso butter corn & edame, prosciuotto crisp
[four illegible words] pancettaa & [illegible word], micro greens
48 Hour Beef Shortribs 14
Seared old-fashioned peach, pickled local rhubarb and radish salad
[three illegible words] yogurt

1Okanagan, also known as Okanagan Valley, is a four hour drive from Vancouver,[44] where Once Upon a Time was filmed.

Fresh Mussels 13
House made bacon, cherry tomatoes, white wine garlic broth, fresh herbs, chili maple toast
House made bacon, cherry tomatoes, white wine garlic broth, fresh herbs, chili maple toast
Duck Pâté 13
Gherkins, grainy mustard, grilled toast points
[illegible, excerpt from the words "red beet"]

1Pickled beet salad also used to be on the menu of Brick & Mortar.[45]
Main Courses
Ling Cod 21
Fresh herb polenta, sautéeted local Swiss chard, tomato cider reduction
Wine recommendation: Sauvignon Blanc, Alsatian White
Summer Squash Risotto 19
Varietal squash, black garlic, maple sugar, pemberton farms goat's cheese, braised carrot salad
Wine recommendation: Sauvignon Blanc, Alsatian White
Cornish Game Hen 22
Mixed baby potato sauté, hou[obscured] pan jus & sage salt
Wine recommendation: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Mixed baby potato sauté, house made bacon, corn and local kale, pan jus & sage salt
Wine recommendation: Chard[obscured]
Smoked Sablefish Gnocchi 23
Green peas, shallots, white wine cream, local micro greens
Wine recommendation: Chardonnay, Pinot Gris
SMOKED SABL[obscured]
Green peas, shall[obscured]
Wine recomm[obscured]
Duck Breast 26
Star anise honey glaze, carrot ginger purée, miso aubergine, toasted sesame seeds
Wine recommendation: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Star anise honey glaze, carrot ginger purée [obscured]
Wine recommendation: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Beef Tenderloin 6 oz 29
Seasonal vegetable sauté, potato rosti, roasted bone marrow & herb butter
Wine recommendation: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/ Shiraz
Pommes Anna, caramelized shallot sauce sobise, bone marrow [image ends]
Wine recommendation: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/Shiraz
  • The hooks hanging from the shelves[55] are Kungfors stainless steel s-hooks from IKEA[56] (the exact model is no longer available).
  • PAUSE AND READ: According to the note, the written address for Neal's apartment is 89 Wooster Street, New York, NY, 10012.[57]
  • CREW NAMES ON PROPS: One of the letters addressed to Neal is from a Ms. C. Marion.[58]
  • The name tag on Henry's camera carries the Honeywell logo.[59]
  • COPIED FROM PHOTO: An edited version of the photograph that Emma shows to Hook[60] was used for the Polaroid of Emma and Henry in the Season Six episode "The Song in Your Heart".[61] The cups and the way they hold them are the same, as is the table, the background and Henry's clothes; however, the food in front of them, and Henry's face, were replaced for the musical episode, and a different version of Emma was been edited in.
  • According to the label, the bottle that Hook and Emma are drinking from contains Jamaican Dark Rum from "Santa Christ[obscured]".[62]

Set Dressing

  • HIDDEN DETAILS: There is a swan-shaped fruit bowl on the table of Emma's apartment.[63]
  • BRAND INFO: The fruit bowl is a Giant Ceramic Bird Bowl by Jonathan Adler[64] (no longer available).

Costume Notes

  • OBSERVATIONS: The residents of Storybrooke are returned to their original, pre-curse clothes when they reappear in the Enchanted Forest. However, there are some inconsistencies:[8]

Filming Locations


  • The Wicked Witch of the West's protection spell surrounding the Evil Queen's palace changes in size. When the spell is first discovered by the Evil Queen, it's located by scorch marks on the surrounding ground and shrubbery.[124][125] However, when the spell is lowered in "Witch Hunt", it is located significantly closer to the palace with the scorched trees appearing in the foreground.[126]

International Titles



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