Once Upon a Time

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  1. JacksonsMom

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    Anyone else watch?

    It takes a lot for me to get hooked on a show, and I'm loving this!

    Oddly enough, I thought it would be totally out of my realm. I'm not one for fairy tale-type stories, or fantasy, etc. But I love this!

    The way they intertwine all these fairy tale characters is just awesome. I find myself being like 'OHHHH that's such and such" since you don't always know exactly who they are right away. And then I think there's nothing left they can do, or introduce, and more fairly tale type characters that I forgot about show up.

    Yeah, it has it's moments of corniness (I mean, I feel like it HAS to, these are all story book characters) but I just think it's done really well. It could've been a whole heck of a lot stupider in the wrong hands.

    Anyway, I'm LOVING it. Anyone else?
     
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    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    I tried when it first came on, but I just couldn't get into it.
     
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    I really want to watch it! Is it on Netflix or anything?
     
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    Yeah that's where I watched it. I just watched the first season (22 episodes) on netflix, and started watching the 2nd season on Hulu.
     
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    Yes, I like it but not totally hooked really its just kinda meh.
     
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    I love it! I've watched it since the first episode.
     
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    I started watching it and fell in love. Also got my sister and friend hooked.
     
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    I LOVE it! It's one of my favorite current shows on. I love that it comes off as sweet and innocent and corny and than BAM! you have someone killed off by having their heart ripped out or ate their boyfriend.

    I love the characters and that no one is black and white, good or bad. Everyone in it seems to have so many layers and the show keeps adding new twists and turns while still keeping it all tied together. It's so character driven and I love that.

    I think they handle the story book feeling perfectly, a balance between dark and fluffy if that makes sense. It never stays too long on one.
     
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    noludoru Bored Now.

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    I've been watching it on Netflix instead of sleeping. :p

    I really like it. I think the dialogue and acting need some serious improvement, but I stuck with it and fell in love with the show. It's just a cool concept.

    How is season two?
     
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    ~Dixie's_Mom~ ♥Chloe & Violet♥

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    Meeeeee! I love it! The acting is terrible IMO but I love the story, it's really interesting and just awesome in general. I <3 Captain Hook and The Mad Hatter lol!
     
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    I love it too. And Grimm as well, lol. Horrible acting and all, but really it usually works, look how long Stargate lasted.
     
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    Grimm is great to!
     
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    I agree - I REALLY wish they had better actors because then I think it would be like FANTASTIC.

    I really love Rumpelstiltskin though! I think he's by far the best actor on the show. And I love the storyline they do with him. He's so complex. He can be sooo bad, yet when they do the flash back scenes with his son, etc, I love it. Episodes heavily driven by him always keep me glued to the TV.

    Emma kind of annoys me for some reason, LOL.
     
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    Absolutely!
     
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    Yes, it really is a cool concept, and they've done it right, imo.

    I like season 2 so far! I think it keeps getting better personally.
     
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    I sort of watched Season 1 and got bored with it. The premise was interesting but the reality...

    Then I was bored and exhausted over Christmas when it was all icy out and Cookie's grand adventure was just barely past and I was stuck at home and I watch the first half of season 2 (on the network's website). I like season 2 much better, and have kept up with it since.
     
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    YES YES YES!!!! Grimm is awesome
     
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    My husband and I have been watching this show on Netflix- I think we're on episode 17 of season 1.

    I LOVE how long the seasons are!
     
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    Just finished Season 1 on Netflix and subscribed to HuluPlus so I can watch Season 2 lol Addicted.
     
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    I've been loving latest episodes... 'Manhattan' is a new favorite. Loved seeing Rumple so out of his element in NYC lol
     

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