This is a tricky one. On one hand, this season of Once Upon a Time is actually ten times better than the series has been for the last few years. On the other hand, you got rid of 66% of the beloved cast, and there are people that are very upset. That being said, the ratings are in the toilet. Can Once Upon a Time recover from this? I don’t know. I’ve seen it done before. Sometimes, fan favorites, regardless of how crappy their numbers are, get the renewal anyway. This will come down to if ABC really wants to invest. Of course, with the graveyard slot it, seems like the network’s faith in the fairytale drama is fading.
The two-episode sign-off before the three-week hiatus featured yet another male character being raped without so much as an utterance of the assault. This lack of sensitivity that Once Upon a Time has shown — multiple times — is majorly problematic, especially since a huge part of the fanbase is made up of children.
This Is Us kicked off its three-episode homage to the Big Three with the first born, Kevin Pearson. “Number One” explored how he grew up and became the man he is today.
The thought of a Regina/Roni/Lana Parrilla centric episode sends a wave of excitement through the fandom — for good reason. She’s easily one of the strongest actors on this show and has carried it from the start. This episode of Once Upon a Time was no different. The question remains, where the hell is her Emmy?
Grey’s Anatomy, the little show that could aired its 300th episode bringing back all the ghosts of its past and making you reach for the tissue box throughout the hour.
The power struggle between Olivia and Mellie escalates when Mellie learns that Olivia has done stuff behind her back. The women soon learn that they are better as allies than letting the men around them call them shots. “Adventures in Babysitting” is another episode featuring the girl power that Shonda Rhimes has been committed to showcasing as the final season of Scandal continues.
On the next episode of Once Upon a Time, Drizella seeks out magic in the enchanted forest. Meanwhile back in Hyperion Heights, Roni learns an unsettling truth.