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Donna Lea Simpson



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2011 3:20 pm    Post subject: Once Upon a Time TV show Reply with quote

I can't wait for this to start!!! Fairy Tale characters in Maine... sounds soooo good. October 23rd... Sunday night, in Canada, right before Amazing Race... good time! Here is the trailer: http://youtu.be/pCjIZqNKTdk
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I plan to watch, too. Hope it's good. It has a very solid cast.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm very curious about this series. The trailer really looks interesting.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm really cranky that we have had to wait so long Twisted Evil Really looking forward to next Sunday.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I want to watch this one also, but I already have too many Sunday shows as it is. Curses!
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

maggie b. wrote:
I'm really cranky that we have had to wait so long Twisted Evil Really looking forward to next Sunday.

maggie b.

I'm actually taking that as a good sign that ABC has some faith in the series and didn't want it to get lost in the shuffle during premiere week. Probably wishful thinking on my part, but still Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 5:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow! This really does look interesting. I have a lot of Sunday shows that I watch regularly, too, but there's always the DVR! Thanks for sharing the trailer.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Really enjoyed the firs episode and liked the set up. I am not wild about the flashbacks but I think that is an Abrams thing and I better get used to it.
I tend to like a story told in one continuous time stream.

Other than that I thought it was a great start.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My husband and I both enjoyed last night's episode and will be watching again next week. I especially loved Henry.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I plan to save up three or four episodes so I can watch them back-to-back.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I plan to save up three or four episodes so I can watch them back-to-back.


If it goes the way of lost I will start doing that.

I feel so shallow saying this but was it just me or did anyone else think the wicked queen actually was more beautiful than Snow White, especially in their modern incarnations?

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I enjoyed it... I don't think they could really do it without the flashbacks (unlike Pan Am, which uses kind of confusing flashbacking) and I didn't find it distracting.

My thoughts... I was intrigued, and look forward to seeing more. It didn't blow me away, and I found the 'fairy tale' parts a little modern in the dialogue, but I am looking forward to seeing how things work out.

I have to admit to being the teensiest bit disappointed that this is 'fairy tale land' as seen by Disney (Jiminy Cricket? Really?)

One big question... how are they going to deal with the fact that no one, apparently, gets out of Storybrooke?
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I have to admit to being the teensiest bit disappointed that this is 'fairy tale land' as seen by Disney (Jiminy Cricket? Really?)


I hear you. I thought that kind of strange too. When you think about it, many fairy tales are quite tragic. The Little Mermaid in particular. I remember being horrified when I was young and read the 'real' ending - then did some of my best acting during the death scenes on our stage during the plays I wrote, directed and starred in along with my two younger sisters for our parents.

I thought it good enough that I'm looking forward to seeing more - but please - no more Jiminy Cricket. I did like what they did with the Rumplestiltskin character though.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like this show, but if you are looking for something that goes along with some of the darker aspects of fairy tales and mythology . . . not the Disney conceptions, try NBCs Grimm. It's pretty good.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

erhea13 wrote:
I like this show, but if you are looking for something that goes along with some of the darker aspects of fairy tales and mythology . . . not the Disney conceptions, try NBCs Grimm. It's pretty good.



I like them both, but I do feel that Once Upon A Time would have been better on HBO. Still, I am enjoying both shows and look forward to them.
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