1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Once Upon a Time - "The Stranger" - S01E20 - 4/29/2012

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by martinp13, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. martinp13

    martinp13 YHTBMABIITY

    10,976
    0
    Mar 19, 2001
    Fort Worth, TX
    Hate to say it, but I agree with Emma. That wasn't a very convincing argument on his part. But if she's not going to believe him, then she should find out how he knows what he does (blanket, etc). My guess is that her true love for Henry will make her break through the denial.

    I will give myself a pat on the back for figuring out Pinocchio in the cabinet with the candlestick... I mean red hat. I did like the underhanded dealings by Geppetto with the Fairy, and the addition of that part of the backstory to what we already knew.

    Interesting that Pinocchio left Emma, but I don't know how much protecting he could have done with that winner of a foster father.
     
  2. Doggie Bear

    Doggie Bear New Member

    253
    0
    Jan 16, 2008
    Pacific...
    Our recording got clipped with about a minute left. What happened after Emma got together with Henry?
     
  3. martinp13

    martinp13 YHTBMABIITY

    10,976
    0
    Mar 19, 2001
    Fort Worth, TX
    Emma asked him if he wanted to get away from Regina and live with her, he said "more than anything". She said buckle up, he asked where they were going, and she said "We're leaving Storybrooke" and drove off with him in the car.
     
  4. markz

    markz Hilarity Ensues

    13,481
    1
    Oct 22, 2002
    Connersville...
    I am not clear on one thing...

    Why is August's leg turning back to wood? Isn't he being brave, truthful, etc?
     
  5. loubob57

    loubob57 Cancer sucks! TCF Club

    26,994
    27
    Mar 19, 2001
    Fort Worth, TX
    I know some people didn't want August to be Pinocchio , but I thought it fit as well as anything else has. I just kept waiting for his nose to grow. :p
     
  6. martinp13

    martinp13 YHTBMABIITY

    10,976
    0
    Mar 19, 2001
    Fort Worth, TX
    As a boy he left Emma to fend for herself. And when she hit 28, he was partying on the other side of the world.

    He probably has termites. :) Wouldn't it be funnier if instead of a writer, he was a pest control guy? :)
     
  7. Shakhari

    Shakhari Member

    958
    0
    Jan 2, 2005
    I'm not really clear on whether his leg isn't really turning back to wood, but he thinks it is out of guilt, or if it really is changing, but Emma can't see it out of denial.
     
  8. markz

    markz Hilarity Ensues

    13,481
    1
    Oct 22, 2002
    Connersville...
    Just seems like 28 years is a long time for it to start affecting him from leaving her.

    It would be funny if he was a pest control guy!
     
  9. Ereth

    Ereth Well-Known Member

    42,507
    221
    Jun 16, 2000
    Jacksonville...
    Thanks for this. Mine also cut off. I finally figured out that both tuners have something to record at 9, and they both have "Start 1 minute early", and Dish DVR doesn't do "soft padding" so it cuts away, and that's why I miss the end of this show every week. Fixed that, but with only 1 episode to go. :)
     
  10. martinp13

    martinp13 YHTBMABIITY

    10,976
    0
    Mar 19, 2001
    Fort Worth, TX
    I forgot to mention that last night. They left us with that nagging bit of doubt. Even we the audience don't know which is "the truth". He sees it as wood, she sees it as skin. He says "I'm sick" and "I'm dying", but hasn't explained why he thinks that.

    My personal opinion is that he's right, and it's wood. The pain thing/seizure thing pushes me that way. Also, in FTL they didn't know what would happen to Pinocchio on the other side. Maybe some FTL magic fades over time in our world. It's really a coin flip/script revision. :)
     
  11. LooseWiring

    LooseWiring Active Member

    2,728
    1
    Jan 6, 2003
    Miami, FL
    Okay, was it just my own perverse nature or was the Blue Fairy letting it ALL hang out last night?

    I thought it was just me until Julie looked up and said "Woah!".
     
  12. tiams

    tiams New Member

    2,363
    0
    Apr 19, 2004
    Magic made him a real boy, lack of magic is what is turning him to wood.

    The curse was coming which would make magic no longer exist and turn Fairy Tale Land into Storybrooke. FTL doesn't exist anymore, only Storybrooke. Pinnochio has been in the real world (outside of Storybrooke) for the last 28 years.

    Lost reference of the night: Phuket.
     
  13. Ereth

    Ereth Well-Known Member

    42,507
    221
    Jun 16, 2000
    Jacksonville...
    That was my favorite scene.
     
  14. martinp13

    martinp13 YHTBMABIITY

    10,976
    0
    Mar 19, 2001
    Fort Worth, TX
    Yeah, lots of gratuitous fairy boob shots last night. Not up close, but that outfit left zero to the imagination.
     
  15. markz

    markz Hilarity Ensues

    13,481
    1
    Oct 22, 2002
    Connersville...
    I admit, I made a comment about blue fairy boobs to my wife!
     
  16. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

    38,407
    162
    Oct 17, 2000
    Minneapolis
    It's not the curse that makes magic not exist in our world, it's the fact that magic doesn't exist in our world (which is why Mr Gold's son wanted to come here). FTL didn't become Storybrooke; Storybrooke is where the FTL characters were transported.

    How to reconcile the fact that magic doesn't exist in our world with the fact that magic seems to exist in our world is an open question. One which, hopefully, has an answer beyond a writer's "oops." Perhaps bringing magical beings here brought (some) magic into our world?
     
  17. loubob57

    loubob57 Cancer sucks! TCF Club

    26,994
    27
    Mar 19, 2001
    Fort Worth, TX
    Also, when Pinocchio first entered our world and an airliner flew overhead - was that an Oceanic emblem on the tail? Hard to tell but I think it was.

    He also mentioned 8:15 but we've probably already noted that.
     
  18. tiams

    tiams New Member

    2,363
    0
    Apr 19, 2004
    The curse is why there is no magic in Storybrooke. They have said that.
    Storybrooke is Fairy Tale Land without magic.

    Storybrooke is what Fairy Tale Land became, it is not the real world. Our world contains places like Boston and Phuket. Storybrooke is a self-contained place that nobody who was in Fairy Tale Land at the time of the curse can leave. Just like Fairy Tale Characters could not leave Fairy Tale Land without and enchanted wardrobe.
     
  19. LooseWiring

    LooseWiring Active Member

    2,728
    1
    Jan 6, 2003
    Miami, FL
    Then how did Henry & Emma get there? How did Emma & August drive out to the diner?
     
  20. tiams

    tiams New Member

    2,363
    0
    Apr 19, 2004
    Mr. Gold's son isn't in Storybrooke. Storybrooke didn't exist until the curse.
     

Share This Page