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How can Hades rip out this character's heart?

Because she allowed it to be. When Cora tried to rip out Emma's heart, it was an attack, she was trying to injure Emma in the course of a battle between them. When Regina and Hades did it more ...
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What is the car Cruella DeVil drives in the TV series Once Upon a Time?

Look closer. It's a Zaiker, not a Zimmer Golden Spirit. A web search reveals very few were made in the late 80s and/or early 90s using Ford Mustang as the donor car. These are called "neoclassic cars" ...
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Why has the theme song from Once Upon A Time been removed from Netflix and replaced with a 5-second title card?

My DVD and Blu-Ray collection only have the teaser title card (where there's a clue to the shows story hidden in a shadowy enchanted forest). The DVDs for Season 1 were produced in 2012. I also can't ...
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Are there any easter eggs in the Once Upon a Time TV show from the Lost TV show?

From the Once Upon a Time wiki: Season One "Pilot" Emma Swan is named, in part, after the Lost island's Swan Station. Her name is also derived from the story of "The Ugly Duckling". Henry gets off ...
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Why does Emma say Neal is dead?

Aside from the fact that it's a plot coupon, (not) losing hope is one of the main reoccurring themes (plot devices) of the show. Emma's emotional stability and wherewithal is questioned at just about ...
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Why does Henry keep his memories during the Black Fairy's curse?

I feel it's because he has the Heart of the Truest Believer. When he was ten, he was the only person (excluding Jefferson) who truly believed that everyone in Storybrooke were fairytale characters. It'...
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Is Aurora from Once Upon A Time an allusion to Belle from Beauty and the Beast?

It is mainly not an allusion to "Beauty and the Beast" - though the curse being that he turns into a creature may possibly be a reference to "Beauty and the Beast", it is also ...
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Why has the theme song from Once Upon A Time been removed from Netflix and replaced with a 5-second title card?

This is a rendition of the end credits theme song Each episode ended with a 30-second end song that matches roughly the first 30-seconds of the video you linked to. ...
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Once Upon a Time Season 7: What is the tower at the start of each episode?

The Space Needle (Seattle, WA, USA) The tower in the title card is the Space Needle, a prominent landmark in Seattle, Washington. In Once Upon a Time, Hyperion Heights is a neighbourhood in Seattle. ...
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Who is Zelena’s father?

Zelena is the older half-sister of Regina. Cora was tricked into pre-marital consummation by a palace gardener, Jonathan, who pretended to be a prince (and consequently reneged on the marriage). ...
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Does Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk ever appear in OuaT?

Yes, but with the inevitable Once Upon a Time twist In the Once Upon A Time version of the story, the character of Jack is switched for a woman named Jacqueline who calls herself Jack for short. She ...
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Is Once Upon a Time adding to Frozen canon?

No, “Once Upon a Time” is not canon. To begin with, in an interview with the writers of “Once Upon a Time” (also quoted in another answer), they confirm that nothing they do on their show is in any ...
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How can Hades rip out this character's heart?

Hades is a god so I would assume that he is more powerful then Cora. It is possible that he overpowered what ever defenses she had over her heart. Also I took the conversation between Emma and Gold ...
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Why was Amara feared in Agrabah?

Aside from fairies, saviors, and genies, virtually everyone who uses magic is evil There are four main groups of people who use magic in the Once universe: Fairies Saviors Genies Everybody else ...
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Why did he have to die to kill Peter Pan?

I had this same question after just watching it and this is my theory: Rumple’s father became Pan only by removing Rumple from his life, because “a child can’t have a child”. When Rumple goes back ...
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Why didn't this OUAT character cut off their hand in hopes of regrowing it?

Might be that I simply missed it, but I haven't seen any reason for Rumple to cut off his hard and grow it back. He used his shadow to get the dagger, held tight to Pan so Pan couldn't run away, and ...
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Wishverse Henry is still named Henry

Once Upon A Time screenwriter Adam Horowitz answered this on Twitter in response to the question: Why Henry was called Henry if that was the name Regina gave after HER father? the "history"...
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Why did Rumpelstiltskin ask to know the name of Snow White's baby?

Hearing Emma's name is what awakens Mr. Gold's memories of himself as Rumpelstiltskin and the fairy tale world. He wanted to know her name so this would trigger for him as answered by the directors in ...
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Once Upon a Time-Fanfiction Title Our Own Kind of Family

Our Own Kind of Family by JustanOutlaw Snow's still pregnant when the curse is set, leading to her becoming August's mother. She raises both he and Emma for nearly a decade until they get a clue that ...
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How did people leave Storybrooke in the Season 5 Finale?

It was broken at the very last minute when Emma was finally able to "reach" him through his dark ones corruption. The process of breaking the Spell was quite easy, but it meant sacrificing Hook. Emma ...
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What "price" is there for mundane magic like teleporting?

A little late to answer, but I've thought about this question for a while, so here goes. The way I see it, characters in Once Upon a Time have less in the way of 'free will' than regular people in our ...
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Why didn't Cora's kiss break the Dark one's magic

I think it's because Cora never saw that part of him as a curse but rather as one of the reasons she loved him. Unlike Belle, who always wanted him to change that dark part of himself. This is only my ...
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Why did the snow queen attack Marian/Zelena Specifically?

If it really was a last-minute turnaround, there would be other holes. Like Zelena's supposed death, and the fact that her "magical essence" had returned in time, back to the enchanted ...
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Why did he have to die to kill Peter Pan?

Here is my theory. When Pan became young he had to give up Rumple. This is also when he got his magic. Therefore his magic was tethered to his youth and Rumple. Now when Rumple returns to Neverland, ...
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