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This article focuses on the Season Seven episode.
For the Season Three episode, see "The Tower".
Robin Hood: Wow. So you're the girl in the tower.
Alice: I got out of that tower years ago.

"The Girl in the Tower" is the fourteenth episode of Season Seven of ABC's Once Upon a Time. It was written by Dana Horgan & Leah Fong, and directed by Antonio Negret. It is the one hundred and forty-seventh episode of the series overall, and premiered on March 23, 2018.


Rogers works to prove Tilly's innocence in the case of the Blind Baker's death, while Ivy attempts to make amends with Anastasia, and Samdi makes a revealing confession to Roni. Meanwhile, in a faraway realm, Alice forms an unbreakable bond.[2]


Deleted Scenes

"I Didn't Expect to See You"

This scene is included on "Once Upon a Time: The Complete Seventh and Final Season".[3]


"If She Can Change..."

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


"One-Upped by a Nanny Cam"

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



A scene where Tilly is eating Mochi balls was cut from the episode.[4]



Guest Starring



  • Unknown baby as Lucy



Production Notes

  • A scene where Tilly is eating Mochi balls was cut from the episode. According to Rose Reynolds, she had to eat around ten Mochi balls, which resulted in Rose feeling sick by the end of the take.[4]

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International Titles



  1. UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.23.2018. ShowBuzzDaily (March 23, 2018).
  2. 2.0 2.1 ONCE UPON A TIME: THE GIRL IN THE TOWER (3/23). Disney ABC Press (march 19, 2018).
  3. Ridgely, Charlie (August 28, 2018). Exclusive 'Once Upon a Time' Season 7 Deleted Scene: 'I Didn't Expect to See You Here'.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Once Upon A Time Season 7 Episode 22 Review w/ Rose Reynolds: AfterBuzz TV. YouTube (May 21, 2018).
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 File:714SpyingTheGroup.png
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  7. TwitterLogo @AdamHorowitzLA/status (Adam Horowitz) on Twitter. "Here's another #OnceUponATime #titlespoiler — hope to see ya for our return on Friday, December 8th!" (screenshot)
  8. TwitterLogo @leahfong (Leah Fong) on Twitter. "Goodbye, Tower was our second choice for episode title / Goodbye, Tower GIRL. Typo!" (screenshot)
  9. TwitterLogo @leahfong (Leah Fong) on Twitter. "it was inspired by the Fremont Troll, but I'm a huge fan of that book so I'm sure that creeped in!" (screenshot)
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  13. File:714SamdiApartment.png
  14. File:714TillyUpsideDown.png
  15. File:714AliceInWonderland.png
  16. File:101MoreOldFashioned.png (behind Regina's head)
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  18. File:714VeryHappyBirthday.png
  19. 19.0 19.1 File:718LikeMyBracelet.png
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  22. Deluxe Ceramic Tea Set with Basket. Amazon. Retrieved on November 7, 2018.
  23. File:117GracesTeaParty.png
  24. 24.0 24.1 TwitterLogo @DeanMachine16 (GreenMachine) on Twitter. "Hey @WhatsFilming and @yvrshoots ... Just got another film notice at work tonight for Once Upon a Time next week. Looks like they'll be filming on Tuesday Dec 12th outside Ki Sushi in the late morning and interior stuff on Columbia later in the afternoon." (screenshot) (filming notice)
  25. Once Upon A Time shoots a scene for season 7 (either ep 14 or 15) with Colin O'Donoghue, Andrew J West and Rose Reynolds in New Westminster. Canadagraphs (January 4, 2018).

    46 8th St, New Westminster, British Columbia. Google Maps (August 2017).
  26. 1319 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia. Google Maps (May 2017).
  27. Gittins, Susan (December 15, 2017). SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME Sisters Regina & Zelena (Lana Parrilla & Rebecca Mader) Reunite. Hollywood North.

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