TV Club: Once Upon A Time travels 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode, and open the comments for readers to share theirs.
- We know that Once Upon A Time has peculiar chestnuts it likes to go back to again and again. One of these favorites is the concept of “family,” which gets laid on pretty thickly tonight. Snow crows about family early on. Nemo and Killian and Liam lost theirs. Hook is trying to enter Emma’s, but Henry doesn’t want him too.
- That said, the reveal of Hook’s lost brother Liam was a nice historical nod that was downright moving. I honestly had forgotten about that kid, and what could have happened to that baby after …