1 Updates
Will You Travel Back to ABC's Wonderland?
Photo Credit: TV Line

Will You Travel Back to ABC's Wonderland?

Oct 10 2013, 8:34pm CDT | by TV Line

ABC spun a Once Upon a Time in Wonderland tale on Thursday, but was this trip down the rabbit hole worth taking? RELATED | Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Season 1 Spoilers — Red Queen/Jafar...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Will You Travel Back to ABC's Wonderland?

Oct 10 2013, 8:34pm CDT | by TV Line

ABC spun a Once Upon a Time in Wonderland tale on Thursday, but was this trip down the rabbit hole worth taking?

RELATED | Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Season 1 Spoilers — Red Queen/Jafar Alliance

Before you chime in with your snappy judgements, here’s a brief refresher on the premiere: Alice (played by a charming Sophie Lowe) is from Victorian England, but finds herself in Wonderland at a young age. After repeated visits to the magical place, her dad has her locked up in an insane asylum where the doctors try to convince her everything she saw and did is all her head. She’s inclined to give in to them and their new memory-wiping treatment because the genie who captured her heart, Cyrus (Peter Gadiot), was killed by the Red Queen (HollyoaksEmma Rigby), leaving Alice in agony.

Or was he? The Knave of Hearts (Michael Socha of the UK’s Being Human), who’s been hanging out in Storybrooke, breaks into the asylum to tell Alice that Cyrus was spotted by the White Rabbit (voiced by John Lithgow).

RELATED | Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Bosses on Mad Hatter Plan

Through a portal provided by the fuzzy creature, the Knave and Alice travel back to Wonderland and end up in a mallow marsh. (Mmm, s’mores.) The Rabbit reveals that it was actually a door mouse who said he saw Cyrus at the Mad Hatter’s house, so they head there even though the Knave is reluctant to stay in Wonderland, being a wanted man. Alice gives him some incentive to help her: She’ll pay him in wishes. (Side note: How fun are those two? For a pilot, this cast sure has gelled quickly.) Along the way, he almost steals them, but ends up coming back and rescuing her from the hungry Cheshire Cat (voiced by The Cape‘s Keith David).

Elsewhere, the surprisingly duplicitous Rabbit meets up with the Red Queen, who’s using his ears to keep tabs on Alice. She’s also got another less-intimidated ally: Jafar (Lost‘s Naveen Andrews). What they want can’t be accomplished until they have the genie’s bottle and Alice has made all her wishes. But first they’ll have to survive each other. Jafar almost chokes the Red Queen before she announces that he needs her — this is her world, so only she knows Alice’s exact whereabouts — and sends him off on his “raggedy carpet.”

Meanwhile, Alice and the Knave don’t find Cyrus at the house — he’s actually being kept locked up by Jafar — but she does happen upon his necklace, which is more than enough proof for her that her true love is alive.

Now it’s time for you to weigh in on Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. Grade the premiere below and then hit the comments with your thoughts!


Source: TV Line

/>
 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

The Black Friday 2014 Sales You can Shop Today 11/26
The Black Friday 2014 Sales You can Shop Today 11/26
Over 20 Black Friday 2014 sales are already launched. Get the deals early to get your head free for the hard to get Black Friday deals to be released on Thanksgiving Day.
 
 
The Best TV Deals on Black Friday
The Best TV Deals on Black Friday
Check out the Top 10 TV Deals to get on Black Friday 2014.
 
 
Will Bill Cosby Sanctions Give Rape Accusers Their Day In Court?
Will Bill Cosby Sanctions Give Rape Accusers Their Day In Court?
What will happen if civil lawsuits emerge?
 
 
IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
Our sister site I4U News is giving away a brand new iPad Air or if you can wait an iPad Air 2. This is an $499 value.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Deals upon deals for Black Friday 2014
Nov. 28th, 2014 will be newest edition of the Black Friday Christmas shopping holiday. Every major retailer on the planet will have deals and discounts. As with every Christmas holiday, there are hot toys and gifts...
Read more on Black Friday Countdown
 
Ferguson trying to get back to normal
New York, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) The town of Ferguson in the US state of Missouri is trying to get back to normal after two nights of disturbances and rioting following the decision by a grand jury not to indict a white...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Experimental Ebola vaccine safe, bolsters immunity
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) An experimental vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease has been found to be well-tolerated and produced immune system responses in all 20 healthy adults who received it in a Phase 1 clinical...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Black Friday looks to be big at Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops is known worldwide as being a leader in the retail sales of sporting goods, outdoor gear, fishing gear, and a whole lot more. Black Friday 2014 looks to be a big one for Bass Pro Shops as they have...
Read more on Black Friday Countdown
 
Australian batsman Phil Hughes is dead
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who was struck on the head by a cricket ball died in hospital, authorities said Thursday. The incident took place when Hughes was playing in a Sheffield Shield...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Natural shield 11,000 km above Earth stops radiation
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) In a pioneering feat, researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Colorado in Boulder have discovered an invisible shield some 11,000 kms above Earth that...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Germany introduces a female quota for senior corporate posts
Berlin, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Grand coalition has agreed to introduce a quota for women in senior corporate positions. Minister of Family Affairs Manuela Schwesig Wednesday said the law...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Japanese man sues women-only university for rejecting him
Tokyo, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) A young Japanese man is suing an all-female public university for gender discrimination after being denied admission, according to a media reports. The man, aspiring to enroll in Fukuoka...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Brown case highlights alarming pattern: Rights panel
Miami, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) The grand jury decision not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, spotlights "an alarming pattern of law enforcement...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
15 wins in a row great achievement: Ancelotti
Geneva, Nov 27 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has called Real Madrid's 15th straight victory "a great achievement" and said he expected Basel to advance in the Champions League. Real defeated Basel 1-0...
Read more on Sport Balla