When the Knave’s life is in danger, Alice has to make the tough decision on whether to use one of her three precious wishes and what that would mean for her and Cyrus. Her new friendship with Lizard reveals some of the Knave's backstory and Cyrus plots to escape. Meanwhile, Jafar’s plan to kill the Knave puts the Red Queen in a difficult position as she grapples with her feelings for him and her desire to get what she wants. In flashback, we explore Jafar's origins and find out what he truly wants from Cyrus.
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A scene or segment with Jafar's Servant was deleted from the episode. However, the actor is still listed in the episode's press release.
Jafar intends to become the most powerful sorcerer in all the realms. In the Disney film, Jafar becomes the most powerful sorcerer in the world by using one of his wishes.
Derived from Amara, Jafar tells Alice "While it's true I might not be able to kill either of you, I think you'll find, Alice, there are worse things than death" just like in Disney's The Return of Jafar.
Fairytales and Folklore
This episode is a rendition of the "Aladdin" story, focusing on the appearance of the sorcerer.
Also included is the genie and the sultan from the same story.
↑Gittins, Susan (September 8, 2013). WEEK: September 2-8, 2013. Hollywood North. “Wednesday, September 4th – Once Upon a Time in Wonderland films on a closed set (with its own security guard and No Photos Allowed sign) in Burnaby’s Central Park but moves to a more public path in the evening for exterior scenes.”
↑@yvrshoots (YVRShoots) on Twitter. "How big are #OnceUponaTime's Neverland sets? So big that #OuatinWonderland had to go to North Shore Studios for studio space today." (screenshot)