It’s time to get a little more backstory on Hook! The Oct. 30 episode of ‘Once Upon A Time’ showed us when Hook was kidnapped by Captain Nemo! Plus, something major happened between the Evil Queen and Rumple!
Back in the past, Hook is on the Jolly Roger and evil as hell. A man on the boat makes his presence known and asks Hook if the vengeance he’s seeking against the Dark One is really worth it. Before Hook can plunge a sword through the man’s heart, someone’s screams stop him. There’s something beneath the sea. Hook doesn’t even have a chance to think before the man pushes him into the sea, saying he’s saving Hook’s life.
Regina distracts the Evil Queen and Zelena so Charming and Snow can free Archie. Zelena hears Robin crying, she races inside and finds the Charmings. The Evil Queen is ready to throw huge balls of fire at them when Regina makes her grand entrance.
Hook shows up in Emma’s kitchen and is surprised (just like the rest of us) to see Emma in a dress! She gets a call from Jasmine and has to run. Hook agrees to watch Henry. Hook tries to play the cool step-dad but makes the wrong move by throwing away Henry’s Pop-Tarts.
Henry grows increasingly frustrated with Hook. The Evil Queen catches Henry at a low point. She’s really trying to rip the family apart. With the Evil Queen’s help, Henry finds the shears that he thought Hook had gotten rid of. Ruh roh.
Under The Sea
In the past, Hook wakes up and finds himself 20,000 leagues under the sea on the Nautilus. He quickly meets Captain Nemo, who has big plans for Hook. Captain Nemo believes the ship is exactly where Hook belongs. Hook attempts to figure out what the heck Nemo is up to. He tags along with Nemo on a quest to find some type of hidden treasure.
Forgive me if I miss something that’s connected to 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. I’ve never read it. LOL DON’T JUDGE ME. Hook tries to escape when an octopus monster grabs him. Nemo saves him by killing the monster. Later, Nemo gives Hook the key to the Mysterious Island. Hook also learns that Liam is Nemo’s first mate!
In the present, Hook tries to explain why he kept the shears to Henry, but Henry’s not having it. The Nautilus bursts out of the water and they’re suddenly cornered by Nemo’s guys. They board the Nautilus, where Henry confronts Hook. He gets nasty and says Hook’s not a part of his family. God, Henry is THE WORST!
Hook reveals to Henry why family is so important to him. He tells Henry what happened to his brother after killing his father. He’s been trying to make up what he did to Liam with Henry. Hook even sacrifices himself for Henry. When there’s only one helmet, he lets Henry suit up.
Nemo tries to help Hook get away before Liam gets a hold of him, but he’s not successful. Liam shows up with a knife. Nemo begs Liam not to kill Hook. Revenge isn’t worth it. Liam lunges for Hook but stabs Nemo instead. Liam nearly kills Hook but makes a last-minute save.
Hook promises Henry that Emma’s vision won’t come true. They will find another way to save her. They put the shears in the treasure chest and watch them sink to the ocean floor. Liam wakes up in the hospital with Hook by his side. Hook helps Liam out and reunites him with Nemo.
Hook finally confesses to Emma that he didn’t get rid of the shears immediately. He didn’t want to get rid of the only thing that could save her, but now the shears are at the bottom of the ocean. Emma forgives him, saying she would have done the exact same thing.
Elsewhere In The Episode
*Snow sees Belle at the hospital. Belle’s alone and about to get her first ultrasound. She dishes to Snow about her struggles with Rumple.
*The Evil Queen figures out that Rumple wants to use the shears on Belle and the baby to change his fate. Later, the Evil Queen remembers what Rumple taught her long ago: Go after what you really want. That’s when the Evil Queen kisses Rumple! Thankfully, Belle doesn’t walk in on this insane moment. She slides the ultrasound photo under the door.
*The Evil Queen reveals she got the shears back (after Hook sent them to the ocean floor), and now she wants Rumple’s help with getting Snow White’s heart.
*Emma and Aladdin have a little heart-to-heart. She convinces to help Jasmine, but when he does, Jasmine has bad news. Agrabah is gone!
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