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5 Magical Shows Like Once Upon A Time

Starring: Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, and Ginnifer Goodwin

Everyone knows about fairy tales, snow white, the evil queen, peter pan, captain hook and many more.  Once Upon a Time brings that world to life and creates a peaceful town called, Storybrooke.

There is more to the town than meets the eye, an evil queen has cast a curse on the townspeople making them forget who they were in the Enchanted Forest.

Emma Swan, found by her adopted son, is brought to Storybrooke, and she soon discovers she might be the only one who can save the town and get the magical characters to remember who they are.

This story enters into a magical world that we are all familiar with, enjoy these other magical shows like Once Upon a Time, listed below.

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland

Starring: Sophie Lowe, Michael Socha, and Naveen Andrews

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland is a spin-off of Once Upon a Time.

Alice has traveled to Wonderland and met crazy and strange creatures including, an invisible cat, talking playing cards and a caterpillar that smokes a hookah pipe. When she returns to the real world, she tells her father of what she has seen, and instead of believing her he sends her to an asylum.

Join Alice as she finds a way back to Wonderland and hunts for answers to prove that she isn’t insane. Get ready for some madness in this show similar to Once Upon a Time.

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Starring: Joshua Sasse, Timothy Omundson, and Vinnie Jones

One of the most musical shows like Once Upon a Time, is about a dashing knight named Galavant. His true love, Madalena, was kidnapped by the king. Join Galavant along with Sid, his squire, and Princess Isabella, on their quest to reunite true love and reclaim Galavant’s reputation.

This show is more whimsical than the other Once Upon a Time show suggestions.

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The Magicians

Starring: Jason Ralph, Olivia Dudley, Stella Maeve, and Hale Appleman

Price: $14.96
Was: $19.96

The Magicians is a new hit series and a dramatic horror version to shows like Once Upon a Time. (Think: Harry Potter and Pan’s Labyrinth)

The Magicians is about a secret magical academy. Students are magically brought to Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy and must pass a test to see if they are worthy, those who fail the test get sent home with no memory of the event.

Julia is sent home but she knew what was coming and was prepared to remember, she is now determined on finding out more about magic, no matter what the sacrifice. Quentin, on the other hand, gets accepted and gets to learn more about his childhood passion, magic.

Yes, magic is very real but it is also much more dangerous than they ever assumed.

If you want something scarier than the usual fairy tale shows, then add this to your list of magical series like Once Upon a Time you must watch!

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Witches of East End

Starring: Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Madchen Amick, and Rachel Boston

Another great addition to shows like Once Upon a Time, introduces you to the Beauchamp’s, a coven of beautiful, intelligent, and sexy witches. At the beginning the girls do not know they are witches, their mom, Joanna, wants to save them from the misery of witchcraft. Freya and Ingrid cannot escape their destinies as the magic within them creeps up and surfaces when they least expect it, causing much confusion.

As Freya starts to plan her wedding to a wealthy man from their secluded town of North Hampton, events occur that force their mom to explain everything and for the girls to quickly learn who they are, or die trying. Witches of East End is a marvelous addition to Once Upon a Time show alternatives.


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Emerald City

Starring: Adria Arjona, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, and Ana Ularu

Price: $20.34
Was: $29.98

20-year-old Dorothy Gale is having a normal day at home in Lucas, Kansas until a tornado arrives and transports her to the wonderful world of Oz. In this prequel to ”The Wizard of Oz” Curious about what is going on and where she is, Dorothy sets out to find the wizard, all the while meeting friends, and foes. Dorothy is unaware that her adventure is just beginning and she is fulfilling a prophecy that will change everyone’s lives in Oz forever.

Emerald City is one of the best magical shows like Once Upon a Time!

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