Henry is Emma’s son whom she put up for adoption 10 years ago. Henry somehow discovers the truth about Storybrooke from a book of fairy tales. This leads him to finding Emma in the hope of breaking the Evil Queen’s spell.
Henry is the adopted son of Regina/Evil Queen and the grandson of Prince Charming/John Doe and Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard. He is named after Regina’s father, whom she killed to trigger the curse. Henry doesn’t exist in fairytale land (at least not yet).
- 1.11 “Fruit Of The Poisonous Tree”: Henry’s fairytale book is stolen by August.
- 1.13 “What Happened To Frederick”: Emma returns his book.
- 1.20 “The Stranger”: Agrees to go with Emma, who plans to leave Storybrooke.
- 1.21 “An Apple Red As Blood”: Eats Regina’s poisoned apple turnover to make Emma believe in the curse. Keels over. Life hangs in the balance.
- 1.22 “A Land Without Magic”: Henry is brought back to life by Emma.
- 2.01 “Broken”: Henry tells Regina to stay away from him until she finds Emma and Snow. He stays with Charming.
- 2.02 “We Are Both”: Agrees to return to Regina after she threatens the town, tries to escape but is held prisoner before Regina comes to her senses and lets him go back to Charming.
- 2.03 “Lady Of The Lake”: Discovers Regina’s secret underground lair, vaults and all.
- 2.05 “The Doctor”: David takes him to the stables and gives him his own horse. He is later attacked by a resurrected Daniel but Charming intervenes.
- 2.06 “Tallahassee”: Has a nightmare about being trapped in a red room without any windows or doors, with curtains that were on fire. He recalls being in the corner where he saw a person, apparently female, looking at him through the flames. Aurora experiences what appears to be the same nightmare in Fairytale Land.
- 2.07 “Child Of The Moon”: Continues to experience nightmares of the burning red room. He burns his hand in the nightmare and the wound manifests in reality. Mr. Gold gives him a magical pendant which he claims will enable him to control his actions in the dream world. In the red room, he calls out to the other person, Aurora, and tells her that his name is Henry.
- 2.08 “Into The Deep”: Henry is injured in the Nether world after Aurora is woken up before her soul was ready to return. Charming takes his place in venturing deeper into the fiery realm.
- 2.09 “Queen Of Hearts”: Horrified to discover that Regina is planning to close the portal, Henry uses his child-like powers to convince her that doing so would not be the right way to prove to him that she’s changed. He is overjoyed when his other mother and grandmother emerge from the portal unscathed and is thankful towards Regina — though not enough to invite her to dinner.
- 2.10 “The Cricket Game”: Receives heartbreaking word from Emma that Regina killed Dr. Hopper.
- 2.11 “The Outsider”: Mourns the passing of Archie and struggles to connect with Emma, until she gives him Pongo. Is delighted to learn that Archie is in fact alive.
- 2.12 “In The Name Of The Brother”: Tries to convince his family that Frankenstein’s presence in Storybrooke could mean that other characters from other lands could already be in Storybrooke, but it falls on deaf ears.
- 2.13 “Tiny”: Henry and Emma join Mr. Gold on his journey to NY to find Bae.
- 2.14 “Manhattan”: Henry discovers that his father is not dead after all — his father is none other than Baelfire. He reacts angrily to Emma’s deceit, telling her that her lies taste just like Regina’s. However, he doesn’t hold it against Bae since he didn’t know about him. While it’s early days, they get on like a house on fire.
- 2.15 “The Queen Is Dead”: Henry and Bae continue to connect over pizza. Henry is threatened by Rumples after he shows concern over his injuries.
- 2.16 “The Miller’s Daughter”: Henry helps sail the Jolly Roger back to Storybrooke.
- 2.17 “Welcome To Storybrooke”: Following Regina’s threat to destroy Snow and make him love her, Henry tries to ‘destroy magic’ using dynamite at the town well, arguing that magic is the source of everyone’s problems. He convinces Regina not to cast the curse by telling her that she’ll lose him if she does.
- 2.19 “Lacey”: Spends the day bonding with his father.
- 2.20 “The Evil Queen”: Regina tells him about her plan to use the fail-safe and take him with her to the Enchanted Forest before erasing that part of his memory; helps Emma in her quest to prove that Tamara is “Her”.
- 2.21 “Second Star To The Right”: Accompanies Emma, Snow and Charming to Regina’s house in search of the stolen beans; asks them not to hurt her. Learns that Regina has gone missing.
- 2.22 “And Straight On ‘Til Morning”: Convinces the others not to let Regina die alone as she tries to counteract the self destruct. He’s kidnapped by Greg and Tamara through a portal bound for Neverland. In Neverland, it’s revealed that the Shadow/Peter Pan has been looking for Henry for a very long time.
- 3.01 “The Heart of the Truest Believer”: Shortly after touching down in Neverland with his captors, Henry makes a break for it when the Lost Boys try to take him. He runs into another would-be child fleeing from Peter Pan’s tyranny and together they discover what it means to believe. However, Henry’s world is turned further upside down when his new chum turns out to be none other than Pan himself. Pan reveals to Henry that he has been seeking something that he possess for a very long time – the heart of the truest believer. *Gulp*
- 3.03 “Quite A Common Fairy”: Henry tries – and fails – to kill Peter Pan. He discovers the extent of Pan’s plans for him – to bring magic back to all worlds.
Billy is a mechanic who repaired Ruby’s car and is later seen at the mineshaft (Ep. 5). While it’s yet to be confirmed in the show, he could be the Storybrooke equivalent of Billy Goats Gruff (HT: Geoff for the suggestion).
- 2.07 “Child Of The Moon”: Billy reveals that he was a mouse called “Gus” prior to the curse. He is murdered by Albert Spencer in a plot to frame Ruby and discredit Nolan.
- 2.17 “Welcome To Storybrooke”: 1983, Billy repairs Kurt’s car in super quick time at the behest of Regina.
Pongo — from the 101 Dalmatians Disney story — is at the site of the sinkhole in Ep. 5.
- 2.10 “The Cricket Game”: Emma uses magic to read Pongo’s account of Hopper’s death.
- 2.11 “The Outsider”: Becomes Henry’s new pet before Archie returns.
Mr. Krzyszkowski (AKA Mr. K)
- Mr. Krzyszkowski works at the Storybrooke Hall Of Records. Everyone calls him “K”.
Storybrooke Pet Shelter Doctor
The pet doctor works at the Storybrooke Pet Shelter.
Nurse Severe works in Storybrooke general. She’s tasked by Regina to keep watch over the imprisoned Belle.
- 1.22 “A Land Without Magic”: Jefferson sends Nurse Severe to sleep so that he can release Belle.
- 2.13 “Tiny”: Like old times, Nurse Serve tends to Belle’s confusion by sedating her.
- 2.19 “Lacey”: Belle/Lacey leaves hospital without her knowing.
GREG MENDELL / OWEN FLYNN (RIP)
- 2.11 “The Outsider”: An outsider arrives in Storybrooke with a bang, literally, running Hook off the road moments before the pirate is about to be fireballed by Rumples.
- 2.12 “In The Name Of The Brother”: Emma finds out that their injured outsider is called Greg Mendell. He is brought back to health by Dr. Whale. He tells Emma that he didn’t see anything before crashing his car, though he later phones his “honey” and says: “you’re not gonna believe what I saw..”
- 2.13 “Tiny”: Shares his secret with Belle, confirming that he did indeed see Rumples use magic.
- 2.14 “Manhattan”: Greg secretly records Regina using magic and tells “Her” all about it. Despite being well enough to go home, he reckons he’ll hang around Storybrooke for a bit longer.
- 2.17 “Welcome To Storybrooke”: 1983, Owen Flynn and his father are camping in the woods when, unbeknownst to them, they witness the evil curse transporting the fairytale land residents to Earth. While their car undergoes repairs, they stay in Storybrooke where Owen forms a bond with Regina and she takes a shine to him. Regina tries to make them stay in Storybrooke; she abducts his father but lets Owen go after he tells her he doesn’t want to stay in Storybrooke “like this”. With the town now invisible to the outside world, Owen is unable to find his father but vows to never stop looking. In present day Storybrooke, Greg witnesses Regina taking Snow’s heart and then vows, “I’ll find you dad”. Greg is the adult Owen.
- 2.18 “Selfless, Brave and True”: After Regina realizes who he is, Greg confesses to be looking for his father. She claims to have let Kurt go shortly after she let him leave and threatens to make Greg disappear if he doesn’t leave Storybrooke. Greg meets the mysterious “Her”, who turns out to be Tamara. They kiss, passionately.
- 2.19 “Lacey”: Continues to plot and scheme with Tamara. Meets her on the edge of town to unwrap “The Package,” which happens to be Captain Hook, bound and gagged.
- 2.20 “The Evil Queen”: Greg and Tamara make a deal with Hook to help them snare Regina; they counteract her magic with science and take her hostage.
- 2.21 “Second Star To The Right”: Tortures Regina while gathering information and magical items, including the fail-safe diamond and magic beans. Agrees with Tamara that the “Home Office” — which seems to be a global clandestine organization committed to ridding the world of magic — is going to be thrilled by what they’ve retrieved. But Greg also has personal motivations and demands to know where his father is. Regina eventually tells him that she killed Kurt and buried his body at their campsite. Charming and Emma arrive before Greg can kill Regina. He goes digging for his father’s body and is devastated to find his clothing and a skull buried exactly where Regina claimed to have buried Kurt. Tamara brings news from Home Office — it’s time to move to the next phase by using the diamond to blow Storybrooke off the map.
- 2.22 “And Straight On ‘Til Morning”: Alludes Charming with the magic beans, which he and Tamara use to kidnap Henry through a portal bound for Neverland at the behest of their leader — who is, unbeknownst to them, Peter Pan.
- 3.01 “The Heart of the Truest Believer”: Shortly after touching down in Neverland with their child captive, a mortified Greg and Tamara discover who they’re really working for. After they refuse to hand over Henry, the Lost Boys instruct the Shadow to rip Greg’s shadow from his body, killing him.
- 2.17 “Welcome To Storybrooke”: 1983, Owen Flynn and his father are camping in the woods when, unbeknownst to them, they witness the evil curse transporting the fairytale land residents to Earth. While their car is undergoing repairs, they stay in Storybrooke. Owen forms a bond with Regina and she takes a shine to him. Kurt explains that he lost his wife six months ago. Regina tries to make them stay in Storybrooke; she abducts Kurt but lets Owen go after he tells her he doesn’t want to stay in Storybrooke “like this”. Kurt’s fate is a mystery.
- 2.15 “The Queen Is Dead”: Tamara, Bae’s fiancee, is introduced to Emma.
- 2.18 “Selfless, Brave and True”: Hong Kong, October 2011 – Tamara meets August at the clinic of an alternative healer known as The Dragon. She claims to have a rare form of cancer. August steals her money to obtain a magical healing potion from The Dragon. After obtaining the magical potion, she tells The Dragon that her super high-tech tests have concluded that “the liquid in this bottle doesn’t contain a single element found in this world.” She then proceeds to kill him so that no-one else can find him. 2013 – Tamara comes to Storybrooke. Pretends not to believe Bae’s claim to be from the Enchanted Forest. Tells August to leave Storybrooke in exchange for the last of the magical potion. Kills him when he refuses. Witnesses his rebirth as a young boy. Fortunately for her, his adult memories have vanished. Flashback: November 2011, Tamara spies on August meeting Baelfire in New York. Connecting the dots, she purposefully engineers bumping into Bae.
- 2.19 “Lacey”: Continues to plot and scheme with Greg. Meets him on the edge of town with “The Package,” which happens to be Captain Hook, who she has brought all the way from New York, where he was left by Emma and Neal.
- 2.20 “The Evil Queen”: Comes under suspicion from Emma who believes that she is “Her”; Greg and Tamara make a deal with Hook to snare Regina; they counteract her magic with science and take her hostage.
- 2.21 “Second Star To The Right”: Tortures Regina while gathering information and magical items, including the fail-safe diamond and magic beans. Tamara notes that the “Home Office” — which seems to be a global clandestine organization committed to ridding the world of magic — is going to be thrilled by what they’ve retrieved. With Emma and Baelfire finding the torture lair, Tamara makes her escape, but not before revealing the truth to Bae and shooting him in the gut. She grapples with Emma before opening a giant portal using a magic bean. Later, she meets up with Greg and brings news from Home Office — it’s time to move to the next phase by using the diamond to blow Storybrooke off the map.
- 2.22 “And Straight On ‘Til Morning”: Tamara and Greg kidnap Henry through a portal bound for Neverland at the behest of their leader — who is, unbeknownst to them, Peter Pan.
- 3.01 “The Heart of the Truest Believer”: Shortly after touching down in Neverland with their child captive, a mortified Tamara and Greg discover that ‘Home Office’ is not what or who they thought. They’ve been duped by Peter Pan the whole time. After they refuse to hand over Henry, the Lost Boys and the Shadow kill Greg, leaving Tamara barely alive with an arrow in her back. Later, Rumples rips her heart from her chest and crushes it to dust.