Three Who Stayed is a non-canon Season Four bonus feature for ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by Jane Espenson. It premiered on July 11, 2015, and was released on the fourth DVD/Blu-ray set.
Done in an interview style, this short shows three characters who decided to stay in Storybrooke, despite everything that is going on.
- This bonus feature was narrated by Bob Harris.
- This bonus feature premiered on July 11, 2015, during the Once Upon a Time panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2015.
- Magda Apanowicz, who plays Lara Lewis, appeared on several episodes of the web television series Husbands, which Jane Espenson co-created and wrote.
- The photograph of the Pressing Matters Dry Cleaners, the business run by Freida, is an altered version of a stock photograph called "Old Town Main Street", which can be found on several online websites, including iStock and Getty Images. The name of the business has been digitally added to the awning, and additional text has been added to the windows.
- The characters talk about when the ice wall came down, which took place in "Heroes and Villains"
- Freida Norland mentions Cruella De Vil's arrival in Storybrooke, an event that took place in "Darkness on the Edge of Town".
- Emma's transformation into the Dark One is mentioned. This event took place in "Operation Mongoose Part 2".
- The program was directed by Hart "Cupid" Archer from the Season Two bonus feature "Good Morning Storybrooke". It was produced by Goldie Locksley from the same bonus feature.
- The assistant editor is called Bambi Muffet.
Fairytales and Folklore
- Jerry Peters refers to the Giants from "Jack and the Beanstalk".
- The Blind Witch and the Gingerbread House from "Hansel and Gretel" are mentioned.
- Freyja from Norse mythology appears.
- The program was edited by Jack B. Nimble, a reference to the nursery rhyme "Jack be Nimble".
- The camera operator is called Bob "Bob" Blacksheep, a reference to the nursery rhyme "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep".
- The sound operator is Humpty D'Umpty, a reference to the "Humpty Dumpty" nursery rhyme.
- The grip is Puss N. Boots, a reference to the fairy tale "Puss in Boots".
- The best boy is Lyle Boyd Blue, a reference to the nursery rhyme "Little Boy Blue".
- Craft services were provided by Mother Hubbard's cupboard, a reference to the nursery rhyme "Old Mother Hubbard".
- The assistant to the director is Beau Peep; a reference to the nursery rhyme "Little Bo Peep".
- The production attorneys are Twinkle, Twinkle, Feinberg and Star; a reference to the lullaby "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star".
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- ↑ https://twitter.com/JaneEspenson/status/619979229044707328
- ↑ File:TWSTheDryCleaner.png
- ↑ http://www.istockphoto.com/no/photo/old-town-main-street-gm157195378-2979010?esource=AFF_IS_IR_SP_FreeDigitalPhotos_278806&asid=FreeDigitalPhotos&cid=IS&irgwc=1
- ↑ http://www.gettyimages.no/detail/photo/old-town-main-street-royalty-free-image/157195378
- ↑ File:TWSAsAnAccountant.png