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Other Side of the Mirror: A Once Upon a Time fan podcast

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May 23, 2017

This is our reaction to The Final Battle Parts 1 & 2, with your feedback. In this episode, we talk about how the final chapters of OUAT seasons 1 to 6 were completed. We discuss how OUAT's failure to kill their darlings sometimes hurts the show.

Other topics include:

We compliment the show for making all the characters...

May 8, 2017

We are talking about Once Upon a Time: The Musical! Also known as: The Song in Your Heart. Yes, our episode title is a reference to Rent.

This week we discuss how Emma Swan's journey culminated in the musical episode, shared our favorites (The Charmings! The Evil Queen! Zelena!) and not so favorites (Robert Carlyle...

May 1, 2017

This week we're reacting to the episode The Black Fairy. Since we try to see the show from every character's point of view, this week it's Rumple's turn for our empathy! We discuss Rumple's complicated history as a coward, hero and villain, and why his worldview is ultimately not changed by the truth about his...

Apr 24, 2017

We discuss the Charming Family and why they are not all that concerned about The Black Fairy even though she created the curse AND Rumpelstiltskin. We discuss Henry's problem and wonder why no one is all that concerned that he's writing in hieroglyphics. We discuss Belle's position as the Storybrooke Babysitter and why...

Apr 20, 2017

 This episode of Once Upon a Time explores an ethics problem that has perplexed many philosophers: is it better to save one person or to let one person perish for the greater good? The episode also reaffirmed season six as something that looks good on the surface but is slowly rotting underneath.

As the show continues...