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The Price of Gold 

Emma tries to help a young pregnant woman escape from the clutches of Mr. Gold, as flashbacks show when Cinderella made a regrettable deal with Rumplestiltskin.

Director:

David Solomon

Writers:

Edward Kitsis (created by), Adam Horowitz (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ginnifer Goodwin ... Mary Margaret Blanchard / Snow White
Jennifer Morrison ... Emma Swan
Lana Parrilla ... Regina Mills
Josh Dallas ... Prince 'James' Charming
Jared Gilmore ... Henry Mills (as Jared S. Gilmore)
Raphael Sbarge ... Dr. Archie Hopper (credit only)
Jamie Dornan ... Sheriff Graham Humbert
Robert Carlyle ... Rumplestiltskin / Mr. Gold
Lee Arenberg ... Grumpy
Tim Phillipps ... Prince Thomas / Sean Herman
Jessy Schram ... Ashley Boyd
Meghan Ory ... Ruby Lucas
Ted Whittall ... The King / Mitchell Herman
Natalie Gibson ... Female Doc
Catherine Lough Haggquist ... Fairy Godmother
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Storyline

Emma tries to help a young pregnant woman escape from the clutches of Mr. Gold, as flashbacks show when Cinderella made a regrettable deal with Rumplestiltskin.

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 2011 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Ruby mentions that Ashley is taking night classes which implies that Storybrooke has a university (or at the very least, the high school offers nighttime college classes). See more »

Goofs

At Cinderella's wedding festival, colored fireworks are shown. This type of firework was not invented until the 1830's, which was well after the time when this took place. See more »

Quotes

[Emma is trying to find Ashley]
Henry Mills: Please let me help.
Emma Swan: No. No, it could be dangerous.
Henry Mills: [unconvinced] The pregnant maid is dangerous?
Emma Swan: She assaulted Mr. Gold!
Henry Mills: Cool!
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The opening sequence gives a hint to the episodes main story line by showing a character or event happening in the dark forest underneath the title. See more »

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Nice Rumpelstiltskin episode in the show and a vast improvement over the previous episodes

While The Price of Gold isn't exactly solid, it does a fantastic job continuing to explore the origins of Rumpelstiltskin about how his deal made from Cinderella became regrettable and goes back to develop Emma, Mary Margaret, Regina, and Sheriff Graham. The storyline, while having it's stilted moments, is good; the dialog is certainly much fresher than the previous episodes; the visuals are still very beautiful and as usual, the characters are still likable and the acting is still good.

Sorry I have to rush this, but I've got lots of episodes to review. Not that I'm complaining or anything. It's just a long road for me to review all three seasons to catch up to the fourth season.


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