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Your father went on a little detour because there's more important things to him than his daughter. He fought a duel for his precious honor.
Gothel to Alice

"Knightfall" is the thirteenth episode of Season Seven of ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by Jerome Schwartz & Miguel Ian Raya, and directed by Steve Miner. It is the one hundred and forty-sixth episode of the series overall, and premiered on March 16, 2018.


Rogers strikes a deal with Eloise despite Tilly’s fair warning, while Ivy struggles to find herself after Victoria's death. Meanwhile, in a faraway realm, Hook confronts Captain Ahab over a legendary magical talisman which can free Alice, only to learn that his quest may have unintended consequences.[2]


Deleted Scenes

"I Know Who You Are"

This scene is included on the Once Upon a Time: The Complete Seventh and Final Season Blu-ray, but not the DVD.




Guest Starring



  • Unknown baby as Alice*

*: Only in archive footage



Event Chronology

Episode Connections



Fairytales and Folklore

Popular Culture

Props Notes

Set Notes

Costume Notes

Filming Locations

International Titles



  1. UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.16.2018. ShowBuzzDaily (March 16, 2018). Archived from the original on June 12, 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Once Upon a Time: Knightfall (3/16). Disney ABC Press (March 12, 2018).
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  4. TwitterLogo @AdamHorowitzLA (Adam Horowitz) on Twitter. "Here's another #OnceUponATime #titlespoiler -- hope to see ya Friday!" (screenshot)
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  11. “Henry” and “David” (3) play swords from Once Upon a Time Season 2, Episode 3.. iCollector. Retrieved on December 5, 2018. “[...] Also seen used by Hook and Alice in S07.”
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  16. Sandro Pearl Embellished Peplum Sweater. evaChic. Retrieved on August 25, 2018.
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  19. 19.0 19.1 Tumblr ONCE UPON A TIME fashion and finds — Jack Spade Solid Henley as seen on David in episode 3x21 "Snow Drifts" and 3x22 "There's No Place Like Home" on Tumblr
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  33. RONI'S LEOPARD PRINT TEE ON ONCE UPON A TIME. WornOnTV. Retrieved on August 17, 2018.
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  35. TwitterLogo @DeanMachine16 (GreenMachine) on Twitter. "Just a heads up to @WhatsFilming and @yvrshoots we just got these notices at work this week. Dunno if anyone has already sent this one in but it looks like Stage 49 (I think that's Once Upon a Time?) is filming in New West again on Monday on Begbie and Columbia from 7am-10pm.." (screenshot) (filming notice)

    Note that the other filming locations mentioned in the tweet are for the streets where Roni's and the Hyperion Heights 42nd Precinct Police Station are filmed.
  36. InstagramIcon vfxsup. (Craig Clarke) March 22, 2018.  Retrieved on December 4, 2018. "#bTS from last weeks episode... Colin about to put this wannabe pirate in his place." (archive copy created on March 22, 2018)

Start a Discussion Discussions about Knightfall

  • "Knightfall" Episode Discussion and Thoughts

    48 messages
    • CoolDudeAl wrote: Regarding the doll, I wonder if that has a bigger role in future episodes. It seems odd it would get the title card, and...
    • Bottondoro wrote: CoolDudeAl wrote: Regarding the doll, I wonder if that has a bigger role in future episodes. It seems odd it would get the ti...
  • 7x13 - Knightfall

    240 messages
    • Best Once Actor goes to...Bobby. He legit plays the character at three extremes and still ties them together. You got wooby, coward Rumple, cr...
    • Call me Ishmael, because this episode is almost about to start!