Once Upon a Time in Wonderland

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland is an American fantasy-drama series created by Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz, Zack Estrin and Jane Espenson for ABC Studios. The program is a spin-off of Once Upon a Time and airs on ABC at 8:00pm (ET) on Thursday nights in the 2013–14 television season beginning October 10, 2013.

The series is based around the Lewis Carroll fairytale classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland but with a different twist from the other adaptations and takes place in the same universe as Once Upon a Time in present-day Wonderland, with flashbacks to pre-Curse Wonderland. As such, it is expected to follow the same setting as the parent series, including the use of Disney and Lost related allusions. In addition, the series will have crossover episodes with Once Upon a Time that will also involve a connection with the characters that are trapped in Storybrooke, Maine.
 In a Victorian London-type world, the young and beautiful Alice tells a tale of a strange new land that exists on the other side of a rabbit hole. An invisible cat, a hookah-smoking caterpillar, and playing cards that talk are just some of the fantastic things she's seen during this impossible adventure. Believing Alice to be insane, her doctors aim to cure her with a treatment—presumably a lobotomy—that will make her forget everything. Alice seems ready to put it all behind her… especially the painful memory of the genie Cyrus, with whom she fell in love before losing him forever. But deep down, she knows this world is real. Just in the nick of time, the sardonic Knave of Hearts and the irrepressible White Rabbit save her from a doomed fate. Now Alice is determined to find Cyrus while evading the plots of Jafar and the Red Queen.


    Theme Song:
(Outro Theme) by Mark Isham

Once Upon A Time

     Starring (* Voice):
Sophie Lowe, Michael Socha, Peter Gadiot, Emma Rigby, Naveen Andrews, *John Lithgow


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RG's Views

The show gets off to a bit of a slow start. The characters don't draw you in right away. But I just recently sat down and watched all the series to date. And it is quite enjoyable. If you are a fan of fairy tales and Disney in particular then this is worth watching, if only for the references.
And I think the crossovers and character arcs from it's parent show Once Upon A Time, should draw in fans of that show. Though be warned while similar in concept , the two shows are not exactly the same.

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Last Time    *Aired December 12, 2013
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland - 1x08 -- Home

Alice seeks to reunite with Cyrus and find out why the Rabbit betrayed her... unaware that the Queen is bringing Cyrus to her for her own purposes. In the past, Cyrus realizes that Alice needs a home and that her existence with him puts her life at risk.


Next Time    *airs March 6, 2014
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland - 1x09 -- Nothing to Fear

The Knave is released from the bottle by Lizard and she is given the opportunity to make her dreams come true with three wishes. Cyrus, and a reluctant Alice, partner with the Red Queen to find and rescue the Knave, while the Red Queen is captured by peasants who want payback for her cruel reign. Meanwhile, Jafar has taken over the Red Queen’s castle and learns of a fearful creature called the Jabberwocky who he plans to ally himself with

1 comment:

  1. Once Upon A Time In Wonderland is back from it's winter hiatus tonight!