During one day in the Enchanted Forest, the Wolf accompanies a human Huntsman, who kills a deer to feed both of them. Later that night, the Huntsman takes the Wolf with him into a tavern, where patrons stare curiously at the pair. A few gossip about rumors that the Huntsman was raised by wolves and that he sheds tears over his animal kills. When one man sneeringly asks the Huntsman why he cries, the latter curtly states that honorable men cry because animals are pure of heart and not selfish and self-serving. In defense of the Huntsman, the Wolf growls threateningly at the aggressor. Several tavern men to take offense to the beast and begin a fight with the Huntsman, who swiftly overpowers them, forcing them into retreating. From her castle's mirror, the Queen spies on the Huntsman. Impressed with his fighting skills, she deems him worthy of a task she needs help with. ("The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter")
In Storybrooke, after Sheriff Graham begins having recollections of his past life as the Huntsman, a Wolf appears before him. Sheriff Graham becomes fixated on finding his heart and strongly believes it's not in his chest. Sheriff's deputy Emma Swan is skeptical about his claims, but helps him search. During the journey, the Wolf guides them to a vault where his heart is kept, but they are unable to locate it. ("The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter")
- The Wolf is featured in the title card for "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter"
- A wolf causes Emma, on the road leading out of town, to crash into the Storybrooke sign. This animal has normal wolf eyes, and is not the same as the Huntsman's companion. Nor is it the same as the wolf that Emma almost hit for a second time with Regina while searching for Lily. ("Pilot", "Lily")
|Once Upon a Time: Season One|
|"Pilot":||"The Thing You Love Most":||"Snow Falls":||"The Price of Gold":||"That Still Small Voice":||"The Shepherd":||"The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter":||"Desperate Souls":||"True North":||"7:15 A.M.":||"Fruit of the Poisonous Tree":|
|"Skin Deep":||"What Happened to Frederick":||"Dreamy":||"Red-Handed":||"Heart of Darkness":||"Hat Trick":||"The Stable Boy":||"The Return":||"The Stranger":||"An Apple Red as Blood":||"A Land Without Magic":|
|Once Upon a Time: Specials|
|"Magic is Coming":||"The Price of Magic":||"Journey to Neverland":||"Wicked is Coming":||"Storybrooke Has Frozen Over":|
|"Secrets of Storybrooke":||"Dark Swan Rises":||"Evil Reigns Once More":||"The Final Battle Begins":|
Note: "Archive" denotes archive footage.