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OUAT’s ‘Breaking Glass’ was directed by Alrick Riley. Writers were Kalinda Vazquez and Scott Nimerfro.
In SB, The Snow Queen (Elizabeth Mitchell) aka Sarah Fisher doesn’t pull any punches. She’s an expert at misdirection. All the clues everyone is following were left behind to lead them exactly where she wants them to go. She can’t have them interfering in her nefarious plans whatever they may be.
Regina (Lana Parrilla) is so determined to have her happy ending. She pulled a rabbit out of her hat. Or rather released Sidney (Giancarlo Esposito) from the asylum. He’s been held since confessing to the “murder” of Katheryn Nolan (Anastasia Griffith) aka Princess Abigail. The man barely has time to enjoy his freedom and fresh air before she puts him back in the mirror.
Marian (Christie Laing) has difficulty adjusting to our world and the love triangle she found herself in. Her husband Robin Hood (Sean Maguire) is involved with The Evil Queen. What?!? She was in a cell waiting to die then was brought from the past by The Savior Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison) to present day only to learn about OutlawQueen.
Robin having an affair with the woman who killed her in another timeline. And her son Roland (Raphael Alejandro) adores Regina. Is Archie (Raphael Sbarge) giving her daily therapy sessions?
Did imprisonment and torture by Zelena (Rebecca Mader) aka Wicked Witch of the West followed by Baelfire’s (Michael Raymond-James) death break Rumple (Robert Carlyle)? Has he lost hope and reverted to The Darker One persona last seen during the Neverland rescue mission? Can Belle (Emilie de Ravin) save him from himself?
The good: The Snow Queen’s deft manipulation of our heroes. No-one knows what her ultimate goal is. Or is leading people around by the nose her form of entertainment. Not surprised Rumple isn’t opposing her because he uses every situation to his advantage.
Spellbound by Elizabeth Mitchell’s portrayal as the show’s new big bad. The SQ is light years away from Revolution’s Rachel Matheson. Fingers crossed for a scene between her and Tom Neville. Still hoping for a guest appearance by Miles Matheson himself, Billy Burke.
This Dearie can’t wait for the eventual showdown between Rumple and The SQ. Because at some point, they will butt heads and it won’t pretty. Have waited years for The Dark One to have a magical smackdown. Cora, The Queen of Hearts was a missed opportunity. Think it’s going to happen. Ladies and gentlemen, place your bets.
Swoon worthy: Giancarlo Esposito’s return as Sidney Glass. Elsa and Emma’s friendship.
Best lines: Befriending the son to get in with the mum. Yep, no one will ever see through that. It’s so hard to keep track of her majesty’s nemeses. Now she’ll be able to reach us on our drive, our hike. If we fall through a portal to Asgard wherever we are.
The bad: Heartbreaking to see how happy Sidney was to see his Queen.
The ugly: Probably the reason why Knave returned to Storybrooke.