Once Upon a Time Season 2 Review “The Crocodile” – A Pirate’s Life for Me

Sorry, Dustin Hoffman. There’s a new Captain Hook on the scene and he’s completely won me over. In this week’s episode of Once Upon a Time, "The Crocodile," we finally got to meet Hook, aka Killian Jones (Colin O’Donoghue, in a role that will put him on the map), and in the process, a few pieces of Rumplestiltskin’s backstory magically fell into place.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Baelfire might be the legendary Peter Pan and that the Blue Fairy’s bean took him to Neverland, a place where he would never grow up, but I’m hesitant to say that for certain because we’ve been tricked before. What is known is that Killian Jones stole Rumple’s wife, Milah (Rachel Shelley) long before he became the Dark One. It was only when Rumple had power and had lost his son that he found Milah and Killian sailing the high seas together, in possesion of another bean that could take him to Bael. In a wonderful twist, Rumple turned out to be the infamous crocodile as he cut off Hook’s hand to get the bean, but not before he’d ripped out Milah’s heart, Regina-style. Read More...



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