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Once Upon a Time 5/6/12 "An Apple Red as Blood"

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Rob Helmerichs, May 6, 2012.

  1. nyny523

    nyny523 Oy

    Oct 31, 2003
    New Yawk
    Since when does "true love" have to be at first sight? :confused:

    True love can develop over time, too.

    Just sayin'...
  2. martinp13

    martinp13 YHTBMABIITY

    Mar 19, 2001
    Fort Worth, TX
    Even true love for cooked fruit??? :D

    I agree that normally a Mom's love for her kid wouldn't count as "True Love", but this is 1) a special case (reunited after adoption) and 2) a TV show. :)

    EDIT: And as tiams pointed out, 3) on Mother's Day. Perfect storm!
  3. nyny523

    nyny523 Oy

    Oct 31, 2003
    New Yawk
    No such thing. :rolleyes:
  4. SeanC

    SeanC ECT

    Dec 30, 2003
    It doesn't have to be, it was an either/or statement.

    I think my point still stands though, that True Love is not about familial love it's about romantic love, and the main character's name in this story is Henry not Oedipus. :)
  5. tiams

    tiams New Member

    Apr 19, 2004
    I think it will be perfectly reasonable for a Mother's love to be true love enough to break a curse. Actually, there is no truer love.
  6. Robin

    Robin Nasty Woman

    Dec 6, 2001
    The apple doesn't put you in a coma, it puts you in suspended animation. They were very careful to show us Snow White had no breath when she was under it's spell.

    Henry not breathing is going to be a much bigger than if he were just passed out.
  7. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

    Jan 30, 2005
    Boston, MA
    How did the dwarves know that Snow was still alive if she wasn't breathing?
  8. Cearbhaill

    Cearbhaill Garden obsessed

    Aug 1, 2004
    They didn't think she was alive. They were all sad and mourning over her death in the pilot when she was in the glass coffin.
    Charming rode in to kiss her and save the day but the dwarves thought she was a goner- they even told Charming that he was too late.
  9. tiams

    tiams New Member

    Apr 19, 2004
    Renewed for season 2!!!!!
  10. BitbyBlit

    BitbyBlit .

    Aug 25, 2001
    I was talking about the pilot, when she asked Regina if she loved Henry. Regina said "Yes", but Emma detected her as lying, and that is why she decided to stay.

    At this point, particularly given her recent actions, Emma has probably brushed that off as being jealousy on her part. But I think that was an accurate read.

    When I thought that perhaps Regina didn't remember being the Evil Queen, I thought maybe Regina actually did love Henry, and Emma was reading the Evil Queen within. But now we know that's not the case.

    Perhaps Regina isn't in love with Henry so much as she's in love with the idea of someone loving her unconditionally.
  11. TonyD79

    TonyD79 Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2002
    Columbia, MD
    Or she doesn't know she loves him, so Emma would read that as a lie. When Henry is in real trouble, Regina realizes she loves him. Still some possibilities. We will see Sunday.
  12. photoshopgrl

    photoshopgrl Nerd Fashionista TCF Club

    Nov 22, 2008
    Boring Ohio
    I don't remember viewing that scene as her thinking Regina was lying at all. I thought she was only staying because Regina pissed her off by saying if she didn't leave she would destroy her if it was the last thing she did. She's never said to anyone that she believed Regina didn't love Henry, has she??
  13. IDSmoker

    IDSmoker Member

    Apr 10, 2004
    Boise, ID
    Perhaps the writers are doing it deliberately in an attempt to voice their opinion that the the modern/real world has emasculated Prince Charming?

    Nah, it's more likely that I just over think these things.
  14. photoshopgrl

    photoshopgrl Nerd Fashionista TCF Club

    Nov 22, 2008
    Boring Ohio
    I'm fairly certain the differences between David and Charming are exactly as the writers intended them to be.
  15. WhiskeyTango

    WhiskeyTango New Member

    Sep 20, 2006
    New Jersey
    I agree. Snow White and Mary Margaret are just as opposite as Charming/David. Snow is a bad ass chick that carries a half a dozen knives around with her including one between her tuffets. :) The only knife MM had was the one Regina planted beneath her floorboards.
  16. photoshopgrl

    photoshopgrl Nerd Fashionista TCF Club

    Nov 22, 2008
    Boring Ohio
    Right, the difference is MM has been put into a situation (with Mad Hatter) that brought out a bit of the Snow in her. David hasn't had anything happen to bring out Charming... yet. I have a feeling that will change tonight. I hope anyhow, it's the finale.

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