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Once Upon a Time (TV Show) - Characters: Storybrooke to Fairytale names to classic Fairy tale counterparts Showing 1-6 of 6
Category:Television programs based on fairy tales
There are enough stories and characters in the German folk tales compiled by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in the early 19th Century to fill at least 10 seasons of a TV series. Or five seasons of two shows, which may be the present case because both ABC's "Once Upon a Time" and NBC's " Grimm " join prime time this week packed with creepy fairly-tale characters we've been living with for the past couple of centuries. Readers understand how to read these stories of transformation and threat, because they understand the grammar of fairy tales. Set and shot in contemporary Portland, Ore. Talk about a storyline pitch that the Grimm brothers would've heard and said "Pass" to: Giuntoli's first big break came playing himself in a couple of iterations of MTV's "Road Rules" franchise. The series, which debuts at 8 p.
Such is the case this weekend, with the premieres of two drama series based on fairy tales. In the police procedural Grimm , airing Friday, each murder is a modern retelling of a fairy tale in which fantastical villains like Red Riding Hood's Big Bad Wolf appear to be human. The homicide detective, a descendant of the Brothers Grimm, sees them for what they really are. Debuting Sunday is Once Upon a Time , a fantasy drama about classic fairy tale characters who are transported to the modern-day world, with no recollection of their happily-ever-after pasts. Which of the new series most successfully pulls off the conceit?