Once Upon a Time VS Fables

I just finished watching Season One of Once Upon a Time.

Once Upon a Time Season One

I really had no interest in watching the show, and it’s not because I’m not interested in fairy tales. In fact, just the opposite. I love the idea of exploring these characters within a modern world and I love the themes within the stories.

The reason that I never gave this show a chance before now is that I was loyal to the a different series.

Fables comic book series

Fables is an award-winning comic book series that has captured my attention ever since I got wind of it. I have read all of the issues and am currently working my way through some of the spin-offs.

The series has all of the storybook characters we know and love together in the modern world. However, the rest of society has no idea that these characters are indeed real.

So, when I heard that a television series was being developed around the same premise, I had no interest in watching it. The comics had done such a great job with this story. I would have loved to have seen an adaptation of this story on my television screen, but I didn’t want to see another take on it.

I’m glad I gave Once Upon a Time a chance, though. It is not the same story, but it is still a good one. In this version, the storybook characters are sent to a land that has no magic. They are banished there with no memory of their past and are torn apart from their families and loved ones.

I love the fact that this season ended on a happy note. It was a fairy tale unto itself. It was well done with great performances. Rumplestitskin is absolutely brilliant.

Once Upon a Time VS Fables

Why choose? They are both great.

4 thoughts on “Once Upon a Time VS Fables

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  2. Hi Jennifer,

    I look forward to seeing Season 2. I really enjoyed this first season. I won't be clicking on any of your links though because I don't want any spoilers.

    Thanks for the comment!

  3. um, season two is worth watching too i think, in fact i expect more seasons on this show.. do not stop!!
    thank you Jennifer for sharing your link:)

  4. Hi Mary Lee,

    Thanks for commenting. It's so nice to hear from readers and viewers. I will definitely seek out Season 2 now.

    I heard that they are even making a spin off show specifically about Wonderland. Looks like this show is doing big things.

    Cheers

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