Emma (Jennifer Morrison) leads the gang (including 6 dwarves) down Main Street, telling them they have to deal with Hook before he resurrects all of the Dark Ones. She’s absolutely gleeful as she says she’s granted herself sole custody and is going to teach her baby how to be wicked. Rumple shows up and tells them to check their wrists – they all have the Mark of Charon. Back in time, Hook lets his father know who he is and it’s not a happy reunion. Mary Margaret tears up after Emma asks about baby Neal, telling her daughter the baby won’t be alone because he’ll always have his sister. An angry Regina (my favorite Regina, second only to Snarky!Regina) goes to find Hook and tries to talk him out of his plan. Hook needs his revenge for the death of his love, but killing his father isn’t the right way to go about it. Her ideas include wanting to raise the baby by herself, which Regina and Robin are obviously not on board with. As nice as it was to see the return of that red leather jacket…a moment of silence for Emma’s Dark One attire. Fighting won’t do anything, outsmarting them won’t do anything. He tells her to take it, and then has her drive the sword through him, effectively killing him. The bigger (and more interesting) question at stake is the fact that now that we’re in the Underworld, how many previously dead characters are going to get a chance to return? Hook has a change of heart after hearing this confession and admits his intention to kill him. “I bet there are a lot of people in the Underworld who would be thrilled to see you and me,” says Regina, when she uses Hook’s line against Rumple. Emma swears to protect her family and attempts to run Excalibur through him, but, Emma, you should be smarter than that! Later, when she’s at home, she thinks she hears the dagger calling because, remember, Dark Ones have the power to hear it. Unsurprisingly, the man of the hour (Hook) had a backstory that took us back in time to when he was just a wee lad aboard a pirate ship, traveling with his brother and father. Permalink: We should all be scared.This is death itself. It’s now in Rumple and he says now things are as they should be. Brennan asks just one favor: He wants transport for his young son, too. Emma apologizes and says she couldn’t watch one more person die, but Hook says because of that now she’ll watch everyone die. Regina and Emma show up afterward, when Emma asks for Excalibur. He threatens her with reminders of who she’ll meet in the Underworld, thanks to her Evil Queen days, and when Regina tries to remind him that he’s a different man than the one she recruited all those years ago to kill her mother, Hook loses it. S 5 E 11. type. She turns around ready to strike but Henry is there instead of Hook. Resurrected Dark Ones target a living soul for sacrifice so they can return to the realm of the living. WANT MORE? Rumple warns Emma that her plan might not work — the blade chooses who it finds worthy — but Emma doesn’t care. She kisses him and tells him for the first time he was “truly selfless.” She wants to be with him and it appears these two might have a happy ending after all. She calls him a hero and leaves, and now it’s Rumple’s turn to get all emotional. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Nimue and all the Dark Ones are pulled into Excalibur and Emma cries out, telling Hook he can’t do this. Emma’s resting on her couch when she hears whispering in her head. Regina confronts Hook, telling him there’s no way he can sit back and watch another family be destroyed. It was first announced on April 17, 2015,1 and officially confirmed on May 7, 2015 by ABC.2 Filming began on July 8, 2015 and lasted until April 2, 2016.34 Season Five premiered on September 27, 2015 with "The Dark Swan", and ended with "Only You" immediately followed by "An Untold Story" on May 15, 2016. Regardless, moving to the Underworld opens up a host of options for 5B in terms of characters and plot, and I’m curious to see what those options are. As Hook watches Emma suffer, he has a sudden change of heart, forcing Nimue to stop. Regina finds Hook at the docks and asks if he really thinks killing Emma’s family is the way to get his revenge. If she hadn’t made him the Dark One, he would have never become the man he wanted to be, the man he didn’t realize he even was until he got this power. Once Upon a Time Season show reviews & Metacritic score: The resurrected Dark Ones seek to find living souls that they can sacrifice to guarantee that they remain in … She forces him to open a portal to the Underworld, threatening to ruin his relationship with Belle if he doesn’t. I’m sure they’re satisfied. Emma checks out Gold’s shop but Hook’s not there. They hug and say they love each another. and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. He advises them to use their remaining time saying goodbye. Now worthy of the wand (yay for believing in yourself!) NEXT: Hey. The first half of ABC’s Once Upon a Time season five wrapped up with episode 11 titled ‘Swan Song,’ airing on December 6, 2015. Nimue says there’s no way to stop their trip to the underworld and she uses magic to activate the marks on their wrists. (I take back that happy ending stuff I wrote about in the previous paragraph.) Basically? Episode 11. In flashbacks, Regina and Hook meet up and make a deal: He’ll kill her mother if she’ll send him to a land without magic so that he can get his long-awaited revenge on Rumple. The episode ends, however the preview shows the gang back in Storybrooke but now Storybrooke is the underworld. Or, you know, just Captain Hook. © Copyright 2020 Meredith Corporation. She’s going to try anyway. We’ve already had confirmations of past-dead characters like Cruella and Cora, though both of those characters are supposedly strictly for the show’s 100th episode. Meanwhile, Rumple is taking care of his Belle by trying to get her away from this mess. Truly, absolutely dead, taken away under a sheet and all. There is no Audience Score because there are not enough user ratings at this time. Emma wraps her hands around Hook’s as he grasps the hilt of Excalibur, taking the sword from him and giving him final kiss before running it through his chest. Emma says the dagger is calling to her and that means he has it in the shop. As she’s being sucked away, Zelena swears she’ll see her again and Regina responds with, “Somewhere over the rainbow. Rumple looks at the mark on his wrist and then Regina and Emma barge in. He takes all of the darkness into Excalibur, and Emma too late realizes that he plans to sacrifice himself instead. “You know, I haven’t been this choked up since I got a hunk of moussaka caught in my throat.” You could also just say this whole scene was basically Buffy 2.0. Emma says they have to split up and stop him, whatever it takes. (And it’s kind of sad, considering that Belle came back once Henry told her what happened, choosing to go back to him because she thought his motives were truly selfless.). He gives her something that will save her from harm when she crosses the town line, telling her to leave and go see the wonders of the world. The sword destroys itself, Voldemort’s Dark Ones disappear, and everything goes back to normal, including Emma’s attire and hair. (“How sentimental,” Hades might say, if the character was around. She tries again and once more he poofs out. SIGN IN Recaps for TV shows View TV episodes as 50 thumbnails Once Upon a Time (2011) S SEASON 5 E EPISODE 11. That’s what I’m going to dub these nice group shots that always start or finish an episode. After all these years, he’s going to be the man he wants to be. But Emma’s a mess and rightfully so, considering she just killed the man she loves. Hook is there to kill him so that he can get his revenge, but he’s had a change of heart after hearing his dad’s story. Copyright © Fandango. She’s doing this for love and so she won’t give into darkness. The Hook she loved died in Camelot and all that’s left is the Dark One. Season Five is the fifth season of ABC's Once Upon a Time. Henry, Mary Margaret, and Emma research how to get rid of the mark, but Mary Margaret says this might actually be a fight they can’t win. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy And then the straw that broke the camel’s back arrives…Killian hears his father call this young boy Liam. Back in Fairy Tale Land, Hook makes a deal with the Evil Queen: In exchange for killing her mother, she will send him to a world without magic so that he can get his revenge on Rumple. “You don’t know the man I am!”. Network. ABC (US) Report Top. Surprisingly, Hook gives it to her with no strings attached whatsoever. The first half of ABC’s Once Upon a Time season five wrapped up with episode 11 titled ‘Swan Song,’ airing on December 6, 2015. Entertainment Weekly may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. While everyone is confused as to what’s just happened (a usual occurrence in Storybrooke these days), Rumple arrives and lays down the law: They’ve all been marked. All hail the patented Storybrooke finale march! Characters who died in previous seasons will be returning including Regina’s mother and Peter Pan. See, the Underworld only provides the Dark Ones with a temporary stay in the land of the living. Rumplestiltskin. We already know we’re meeting Hercules and Megara; given tonight’s events, does that also mean we’re meeting Hades? Regina takes him to a tavern, where he sees his father working and stays behind to confront him. So it’s not a shock to find out that, after tonight, we’re probably going to be spending some time in the Underworld next month. She reminds him she’s not that person anymore but she also knows he’s not the man he was when she recruited him to kill her mother. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! Hook’s body is covered and wheeled away to an ambulance while Emma is completely devastated. Hook sinks to the ground, dying, while the gang hug each – except for Rumple who looks like his mind is racing. Back in Storybrooke, Hook and Rumple discuss the outcome of their duel from a few episodes ago, while Hook threatens Rumple with the fact that Belle left him because of the type of man he really is. Oh no…it’s only a trick! 'Swan Song' was one of the best written - and acted - Once Upon a Time's in years, and the wait for the return of season five is going to be painful! Guess what? Brennan breaks down and apologizes for abandoning him, telling him what happened after he left: He got caught, and then was saved by true love’s kiss. He cuts her off, using magic to squeeze her neck as he tells her she has no idea the kind of man he is. Recap guide / thumbnail previews for "Once Upon a Time (2011)" Season 5 Episode 11 . But it’s not the man Hook is, and Emma vows not to let her lover die in vain. Mary Margaret, David, Robin, Regina, and Henry watch as the boat approaches. He says there’s no other way because they won’t stay trapped in Excalibur for long. (Don’t worry, he’s still pissed as anything about Emma’s decision to make him the Dark One.)