Tonight the Heroes journey to the Underworld to save Killian; however, they reunite with several old foes! Get a sneak peek of Once Upon a Time‘s The 100th episode, airing at 8pm ET|PT on ABC.
The hiatus is finally over Oncers! After the heartbreaking (yet very hopeful) Once Upon a Time Season 5 Winter finale (“Swan Song“), we’ve been wondering about the fate of our favorite heroes, journeying to the Underworld to save Killian.
I really enjoyed being in Camelot and learning about the origins of the Dark One. Who knew Merlin was so fine and that King Arthur was so evil? The twist with the emergence of two Dark Ones, Emma AND Killian, was unexpected and compelling. Then watching Killian sacrifice himself to put an end to the darkness, only to have Rumple seize the power for himself… so many feelings! But we can always trust in Emma’s love for Killian, manifested in her new mission to travel to the Underworld and save her man, with the Heroes (and Rumple) in tow!
Being in the Underworld means that we’re going to be seeing A LOT of familiar faces, and “Souls of the Departed” (written by Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, directed by Ralph Hemecker) features a long list of illustrious guest-stars, including: Barbara Hershey as Cora, Giancarlo Esposito as Sidney Glass/Magic Mirror, and Robbie Kay as Peter Pan. Of course, it wouldn’t be a trip to hell without meeting the master of the domain himself, Hades (played by guest-star Greg Germann).
Check out more details about the episode:
AFTER HOOK SACRIFICES HIMSELF TO SAVE STORYBROOKE, THE HEROES FOLLOW HIM TO THE UNDERWORLD WHERE THEY ENCOUNTER FACES FROM THEIR PAST—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. The inhabitants of the Underworld—all souls with unfinished business and many with quite personal vendettas—hound our heroes at every turn. Meanwhile, in an Enchanted Forest flashback, a familiar face from the Evil Queen’s past returns to present Regina with the perfect birthday gift. (via ABC)
Thanks to ABC, we have our first glimpse at the Underworld, a really twisted version of Storybrooke. Watch these two clips from the upcoming show.
In the first, the Heroes arrive and then make a plan.
In the second clip, Mary Margaret searches for Hook at Granny’s in the Underworld and gets kissed by David, who turns out to be his brother James (!!!!!!!):
— Once Upon A Time (@OnceABC) March 5, 2016
It’s pretty likely that a large contingent of Underworld dwellers have unfinished business with the Heroes… so no, they probably shouldn’t stick around for very long. I scared/nervous/excited about coming face-to-face with the Underworld’s inhabitants, like when David and James meet!
See below for 10+ images from “Souls of the Departed”, and remember to tune into ABC at 8:00pm ET|PT to watch the Once Upon a Time mid-season premiere! This also happens to be Once‘s 100th episode, so there’s LOTS to celebrate tonight. I’ll be live tweeting (@WeSoNerdy), so make sure to join in the fun!