Once Upon a Time (2011–2018)
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The Guardian 

After discovering the Dark One dagger has been stolen, Weaver sets out to get it back; Margot takes Tilly on a date; Desperate to reunite with Belle, Rumple pays Alice a visit.


Geofrey Hildrew


Edward Kitsis (created by), Adam Horowitz (created by) | 5 more credits »




Episode complete credited cast:
Lana Parrilla ... Regina Mills / Roni
Colin O'Donoghue ... Captain Killian 'Hook' Jones / Rogers
Andrew J. West ... Henry Mills
Dania Ramirez ... Jacinda Vidrio
Alison Fernandez ... Lucy Vidrio (credit only)
Mekia Cox ... Princess Tiana / Sabine (credit only)
Robert Carlyle ... Rumpelstiltskin / Mr. Gold / Weaver
Daniel Francis ... Dr. Facilier / Baron Samdi
Nathan Parsons ... Nick Branson / Jack / Hansel
Jeff Pierre ... Naveen / Drew
Rose Reynolds ... Alice / Tilly
Tiera Skovbye ... Robin / Margot
Bruce Blain ... Desk Sergeant


Following Nick's passing, Weaver discovers the Dark One's Dagger has been taken and embarks to get it back, regardless of whether it implies double-crossing Roni's trust. In the interim, Margot takes Tilly out on the town, yet their opportunity together takes a sudden bend. In a flashback, Rumple, edgy to be brought together with Belle, pays Alice a visit. Written by Mike Johnson

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Release Date:

20 April 2018 (USA) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


As of this episode, Robert Carlyle overtook Jennifer Morrison's position as the cast member with the second largest number of appearances throughout the show. See more »


Alice: So what do we do now, just order him to give up the magic?
Rumpelstiltskin: Oh, we don't have to. All we need is right there. You know, the only cure for a poisoned heart is to sacrifice someone else's. So if you want to save your father... you have to crush his heart.
Dr. Facilier: So you found who you were looking for, and I'm the test. How convenient.
Alice: What test?
Rumpelstiltskin: Nothing. Silence him.
Dr. Facilier: Listen to me, little girl...
Alice: Just shut up!
[reluctant to continue]
Alice: Oh, I'm not sure if I can do this.
Rumpelstiltskin: Oh, I-I-I know it's hard. Let me help ...
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