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Once Upon a Time: Hat Trick

Emma searches for a missing Mary Margaret, but is abducted by a man who claims to know the truth about Storybrooke... and Emma. Meanwhile, in the fairytale world, Regina convinces a sorcerer to take her to Wonderland to recover something that the Queen of Hearts has stolen from her.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x17
Airdate: Sunday March 25th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CTV) Mar 25, 2012
UK (Channel 5) Jul 22, 2012
AU (7TWO) Aug 05, 2012
SE (Kanal 11) Sep 20, 2012
SK (TV JOJ) Dec 21, 2012
DE (Super RTL) Jan 02, 2013


Guest Stars
Giancarlo EspositoGiancarlo Esposito
As Sydney Glass / Mirror
Tony PerezTony Perez
As Valet
Sebastian StanSebastian Stan
As Jefferson

Co-Guest Stars
Alissa SkovbyeAlissa Skovbye
As Paige / Grace
Paul McGillionPaul McGillion
As Knave of Hearts
Jennifer Koenig (1)Jennifer Koenig (1)
As Queen of Hearts
Scott E. MillerScott E. Miller
As Paige's Caretaker / Mr. Grace
Laura Wilson (3)Laura Wilson (3)
As Paige's Caretaker / Mrs. Grace

Roger DaltreyRoger Daltrey
voiced The Caterpillar
Main Cast
Ginnifer GoodwinGinnifer Goodwin
As Mary Margaret Blanchard / Snow White
Jennifer MorrisonJennifer Morrison
As Emma Swan
Lana ParrillaLana Parrilla
As Mayor Regina Mills / Evil Queen Regina
Jared S. GilmoreJared S. Gilmore
As Henry Mills
Robert CarlyleRobert Carlyle
As Mr. Gold / Rumplestiltskin


Mary Margaret flees through the woods after using the key to escape from her jail cell...

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Episode Quotes
Emma: Have you been reading Henry's book?
Jefferson: Henry? You mean the Queen's father?
Emma: Henry, the mayor's adopted kid.
Jefferson: Oh, Henry. Your Henry. And his book of stories, the ones that you choose to ignore. Maybe if you knew what I know, you wouldn't.

Jefferson: I know what you refuse to acknowledge, Emma. You're special. You brought something precious to Storybrooke--magic.

Jefferson: Stories. Stories? What's a story? When you were in high school, did you learn about the Civil War?
Emma: Yeah, of course.
Jefferson: How? Did you read about it, perchance, in a book? How is that any less real than any other book?
Emma: History books are based on history.
Jefferson: And storybooks are based on what, imagination? Where's that come from? It has to come from somewhere. You know what the issue is with this world? Everyone wants a magical solution for their problem, and everyone refuses to believe in magic.

Emma: Here's the thing, Jefferson, this is it. This is the real world.
Jefferson: A real world. How arrogant are you to think yours is the only one? There are infinite more. You have to open your mind. They touch one another, pressing up in a long line of lands, each just as real as the last. Each have their own rules. Some have magic, some don't. And some need magic.

Jefferson: Stay away from the walls.
Queen Regina: I've got a better idea. The walls should stay away from me.

Jefferson: That's my curse.
Emma: To remember.
Jefferson: What good is this house, these things, if I can't share them with her?
Emma: If you really think she's your daughter, why don't you reach out to her, why don't you tell her?
Jefferson: And destroy her reality? I'm trapped by knowledge. How cruel do you think I am. You think I'd inflict that awareness on my daughter? It's hard enough to live in a land where you don't belong. But knowing it, holding conflicting realities in your head... will drive you mad.

Emma: So maybe you're right. Maybe I need to open myself up more. Maybe if I want magic, I have to start believing.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorAdam Horowitz  |  Edward Kitsis
Executive ProducerSteve Pearlman  |  Adam Horowitz  |  Edward Kitsis
Co-Executive ProducerDavid H. Goodman
Supervising ProducerLauren Gussis
ProducerSamantha Thomas  |  Kathy Gilroy-Sereda
Co-ProducerIan Goldberg  |  Brian Wankum  |  Andrew Chambliss
Consulting ProducerJane Espenson
Associate ProducerStephen Judge
Production DesignerMichael Joy
EditorMark J. Goldman
CastingVeronica Collins Rooney
First Assistant DirectorNico Sachse
Second Assistant DirectorDan Miller (1)
MusicMark Isham
Music EditorMichael Baber
Costume DesignerEduardo Castro
Key GripTony Hyland
Camera OperatorCraig Powell (2)  |  Robin Forst
Set DecoratorMark Lane
Location ManagerPeter Pantages
Transportation CoordinatorWayne Power
Property MasterBill Burd
Construction CoordinatorHarry Griffin-Beale
Production Sound MixerLindsay Bucknell
Script SupervisorHelga Ungurait
Production CoordinatorClark Candy
Assistant EditorJoe Talbot Hall
Supervising Sound EditorJoe Schultz  |  Thomas Degorter
Re-Recording MixerMark D. Fleming  |  Tom Dahl
Director of PhotographyStephen Jackson (2)
Art DirectorNigel Evans
Post Production CoordinatorMark Sawa
Production ManagerDennis Swartman
Executive Story EditorDaniel T. Thomsen
Main Title ThemeMark Isham
Visual Effects SupervisorAndrew Orloff  |  Dale Fay
Production AccountantMelissa Ruffle
Chief Lighting TechnicianCalen Zantolas
Department Head HairDebra Wiebe
Department Head Make-upSarah Graham
Assistant Costume DesignerMonique McRae
Production StaffFred Stephens  |  Sam England  |  Steve Carr (3)  |  Deano Fatovic  |  Rick McLennan
Canadian CastingJennifer Page  |  Corinne Clark
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