Season 5 Episodes

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An Untold Story

Season 5, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/15/2016
From ABC: Henry finds a second Holy Grail in the New York library and uses it to banish magic during a fight between Emma, Regina, and Mr.
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Only You

Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/15/2016
From ABC: Regina is mourning Robin Hood.
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Last Rites

Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/8/2016
From ABC: Emma, David, Regina, Robin and Henry are finally back home in Storybrooke and reunited with Snow, but, unfortunately, they still have to contend with Hades, who continues to deceive Zelena as he lays out his plan to use the all-powerful Olympian Crystal to take over the town.
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Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/1/2016
From ABC: Hades turns to the heroes to ask for help with getting Zelena back from Rumpelstiltskin and Peter Pan and in return, he offers to take all their names off their tombstones.
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Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/24/2016
From ABC: Now that Hades and Zelena are reunited, Hades tells Zelena that he wants a future with her outside of the Underworld, all she needs to do is heal his heart with True Love’s Kiss so they can leave the Underworld and trap the heroes there for eternity.
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Ruby Slippers

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/17/2016
From ABC: Snow and David struggle with not being able to be with their son, Neal, and devise a plan so that one of them can escape the Underworld.
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Her Handsome Hero

Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/10/2016
From ABC: Belle turns to Rumplestiltskin with hope of finding a way to protect their child from Hades.
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Our Decay

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 4/3/2016
From ABC: At the mercy of Hades, Gold creates a portal to Storybrooke, which transports Belle, Zelena and Baby Hood to the Underworld.
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The Brothers Jones

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 3/27/2016
From ABC: Finally reunited, Hook and Emma must find a way to defeat Hades so that they can return to Storybrooke with Snow, David, Regina, Robin, Henry and Gold.
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Devil's Due

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 3/20/2016
From ABC: Hook’s captivity takes a dark turn when Hades threatens to condemn him to the River of Lost Souls after Hook refuses to choose which three of his friends will have to remain in the Underworld.
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Labor of Love

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 3/13/2016
From ABC: In the Underworld, an escapee from Hades’ prison informs the heroes that Hook is being held captive.
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Souls of the Departed

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 3/6/2016
From ABC: Emma, Regina, Mary Margaret, David, Robin, Henry and Gold arrive in the Underworld, on a mission to rescue Hook, only to discover that their search will be more difficult than they had anticipated.
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Swan Song

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/6/2015
From ABC: The dark siege of Storybrooke is underway as all of the resurrected Dark Ones target a living soul for sacrifice so that they can return to the realm of the living.
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Broken Heart

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/29/2015
From ABC: Hook’s centuries old lust for revenge against Gold puts both of their fates in jeopardy while Emma’s love faces the ultimate test.
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The Bear King

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/15/2015
From ABC: Merida learns about bravery and honor as she trains for combat and rides alongside Fergus into the infamous battle that claims his life.
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Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/15/2015
From ABC: Zelena’s pregnancy mysteriously accelerates and Hook goes to new and desperate lengths to get answers from the Dark Swan.
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Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/8/2015
From ABC: In a flashback to long before the Age of Arthur, young Merlin finds purpose after he is blessed with magic and immortality, but when he falls in love with a young refugee named Nimue, everything changes for Merlin, as their romance starts a chain of events that touches every one of our present day heroes.
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The Bear and the Bow

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/1/2015
From ABC: Emma commands Merida to kill Belle in hopes of forcing Mr. Gold’s heroic transformation.
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Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/25/2015
From ABC: In Camelot, as Mary Margaret and David attempt to retrieve the Dark One dagger, Emma uses a dreamcatcher to look into the past to see how Merlin was transformed into a tree.
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The Broken Kingdom

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/18/2015
From ABC: After receiving a cryptic warning from Lancelot about Arthur’s intentions, Mary Margaret realizes Arthur may be the heroes’ biggest threat, but when she is unable to convince David of the danger, she takes matters into her own hands.
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Siege Perilous

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/11/2015
From ABC: Arthur seeks David’s help to catch a thief who threatens the safety of the citizens of Camelot.
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The Price

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/4/2015
From ABC: In an effort to protect Emma, Regina steps up in a surprising way that will test her mettle as a force for good.
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The Dark Swan

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/27/2015
From ABC: Immediately after becoming the Dark One, Emma disappears and the heroes must band together to save her, but first they have to find her, which will require the help of an unlikely ally.