"Once Upon a Time: Journey to Neverland" is a special recap episode that aired between "And Straight on 'Til Morning" and "The Heart of the Truest Believer", detailing important events leading up to the first part of the show's third season.
ABC invites new and devoted Once Upon a Time viewers to take another look at this exciting drama, in "Once Upon a Time: Journey to Neverland". The special will explore the series in a way that will bring new viewers up to date - but which current viewers will also find illuminating - in anticipation of the exhilarating third-season premiere. The special will take a look at Emma Swan and Mary Margaret's separation from their new-found family that left them stranded in a post-curse Fairytale Land; Regina's mother Cora's plan to eliminate Rumplestiltskin and become "The Dark One" herself; the discovery that Rumplestiltskin's son, Baelfire/Neal, is Henry's father; Greg and Tamara's kidnapping of Henry; and the fate of Neal after falling through a portal - mortally wounded - and ending up in the Enchanted Forest in the hands of Mulan, Aurora and Prince Phillip. The back-stories and secrets of some of your favorite characters will also be revealed, and the special will offer a glimpse into what's upcoming for Season 3 - the trek to Neverland to save Henry.