Characters Once Upon A Time Discussion

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01:06:45 PM Apr 17th 2017
edited by lalalei2001
Should the Black Fairy be listed under Main Villains since the recent episode revealed she's responsible for the entire show? (Her current folder is in the Enchanted Forest section.)
06:34:13 AM Feb 20th 2017
Shouldn't there be a Mount Olympus section for Zeus? He had a section once but it was deleted it seems. I mean if Hades has one why not Zeus? Also does Poseidon have one? Black Fairy and Gideon also need entries as well as the Wish Realm versions of the characters.
03:06:57 PM Apr 19th 2016
edited by rafi
It is really necessary a page for every single world? some folder are just 2 or 3 character. Underworld has only Hades, it's a waste.
08:36:37 PM Mar 6th 2016
So where do we put Hades?
04:55:28 AM Jul 22nd 2015
The name on the dagger says "Rumplestiltskin".
11:10:29 PM Mar 30th 2015
The Author is listed under both "Main Characters" and "Enchanted Forset" where should he be?
07:20:14 AM Apr 20th 2015
edited by LordRahl6
That's a good question, it seems to have been fixed now, but the nature of his pan-dimensional abilities to "record" stories across all realms of storytelling leads me to say he's one of the few that belong in an other category. The Author is certainly not all powerful as its a legacy position, but I wonder given the nature and power level required of someone to be the "Chooser of the One" to him, what the Sorcerer's power level is?
03:15:17 PM Mar 20th 2014
I noticed Cora, Mulan, and Aurora are missing from the character sheet now. I wanted to ask if there was a reason for it or am I simply looking in the wrong places.
01:31:07 AM Mar 22nd 2014
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They seem to have been lost in the shuffle, but I'm moving them from their original page now.
04:14:23 PM Jul 5th 2013
I think the "Token Minority" label is overused on the Character page. I counted six characters who were designated Token Minorities. At that point, don't they kind of stop being tokens and we can realise the cast is just diverse? And how were these chosen? Several non-white characters are not listed thus. The only one that makes sense to me is Bashful, as he's the only non-white dwarf, but he's not listed as a token minority.
12:21:53 AM May 16th 2013
Ok, so with this now out and about, should we go ahead and move Red to former main characters?
12:01:27 PM Oct 17th 2012
While some of the POC characters have been treated problematically thus far (well, YMMV maybe but they do die in their introductory episodes), should either Lancelot or Cinderella's fairy godmother be listed "Black Dude Dies First"? Neither characters are the first to die in the series or the first people to die chronologically. Prince Charming was the first important character (besides some bad guy mooks) to die onscreen when he's slain getting Emma to the wardrobe and Zoso dies decades before that. At the very least, Lancelot should have that removed since even in the second season Phillip dies before him.
04:28:00 PM Mar 27th 2013
Are you talking about Charming getting injured in the Pilot? It puts him in a coma, but he does survive. I don't think anyone dies on-screen until the Episode 4, when Rumple kills the fairy grandmother.
02:20:06 AM Jun 27th 2012
edited by SidChastity
Why is Baelfire still not on the character list? Even Gaston is on the page.
10:59:26 AM Apr 26th 2012
Should August Booth's character really be credited in the Character page as the unofficial name "The Stranger". Everyone calls the characters by their official in-universe names even if they have more than one. No fan, or a newcomer that's reading OUAT material and watching the promos and epsisodes are goona refer to August Booth as The Stranger. Since "The Stranger" is only found in promos and nowhere else, this only means that "The Stranger" is a made up name for August by the promo makers for the sake of making said promo sound epic. Therefore I believe August should not be credited as "The Stranger" as it's not an official character name. "The Blind Witch" and "The Dark One", those are official character name, but "The Stranger" isn't, it's just a refence to August, like how Scar called Mufasa's son a "hairball". "Hairball" is not an official name for Simba or a character name, it's just a reference to said character.
11:08:54 AM Apr 26th 2012
That was his official name prior to him giving one in the series. It's still official even though he wasn't called that in universe. It's sort of comparable to All There in the Script. Or to put it another way, it is a canonical name for the character, just not one the characters themselves use. It's not comparable to your Lion King example.
11:16:20 AM Apr 26th 2012
edited by Goldstone
It's not official, because it was nothing but a way to reference said unnamed character. The promos wanted to keep the character's name anonymous so they just called him "The Stranger". They never confirmed "The Stranger" as an official name for August. An official reference? Yes. An official name? Hell no. There's a difference between a name and a reference and "The Stranger" was obviously not a name.
10:45:15 AM Apr 26th 2012
There is currently some edit warring going on about August Wayne Booth being or not being nicknamed "The Stranger"

Do it here rather than littering up the edit history or edit warring, please.
05:32:17 AM Apr 2nd 2012
Just wondering, does anyone else get a mother Gothel vibe from Cora Mills?
07:12:17 AM Mar 13th 2012
Does Archie even count as a main character? He hasn't even been seen since like episode 8.
10:48:29 PM Nov 7th 2011
edited by illegalcheese
I haven't actually gotten to check the credits, but it sounds like Fantasy!Snow White is played by Jennifer Morrison rather Ginnifer Goodwin. "Sounds like" meaning her delivery and tone (I can't tell which it is by sight, for obvious reasons). However, every cast listing I come across says she's played by Goodwin. If so, than that is some seriously dissonant acting, between Mary Margaret and Snow White.
04:12:02 PM Jul 5th 2013
To me it was clearly deliberate to have Mary Margaret and Snow White be very different characters. Just like Prince Charming and David Nolan were very different. It makes sense thematically. And if Snow acts like Emma, well that's makes sense out of family resemblance doesn't it?
04:16:37 AM Nov 7th 2011
In Snow White section on the character page, it seems Snow could also be described as a Tomboy Princess rather than Princess Classic, assuming she was a Princess at the time the Queen ordered her death, in the fantasy world as she did have to learn to survive and adapt in the forest world as seen in Episode 3. In the forest, she became adapt at stealing from the rich in creative ways, dealing with trolls and other creatures her future love Charming was ignorant about, could handle herself in a fight.

Charming's arranged Fiance who we also see in episode three might be a better pick for Princess Classic, or at least be paired with Snow for Tomboyand Girly Girl. She did just scream at the sight of Snow White stealing her wedding jewels.
11:48:01 AM Nov 7th 2011
edited by Tableau
I think there is still a strong argument for Snow being a Princess Classic. We've seen when she is not on the run she likes to wear pretty dresses and have flowers in her hair. Her Tomboy appearance in Snow Falls likely was only out of necessity instead of preferred taste. She is in fact born royalty and she is a very kind and generous person if we go by her Storybrooke counterpart. And a Friend to All Living Things. She fits 5 out of the 9 general criteria of Princess Classic. Nothing in the trope says she can't be pragmatic.

The Prince's fiancee on the other hand doesn't fit as well as Snow White if only because we hardly know anything about her other than she's his fiancee and she likes the complain a lot.
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