Info on upcoming episode 2×13 “Tiny” airing Feb. 13, 2013

Jorge Garcia as the Giant earlier this season in 2x06 Tallahassee

Jorge Garcia as the Giant earlier this season in 2×06 Tallahassee

After 2×12 In the Name of the Brother, which will air on January 20, 2013, Once Upon a Time is going to take another hiatus and will not return until three weeks later, on Feb. 13.

On that date, Jorge Garcia will be back for his second appearance as the Giant. Official description and list of guest stars after the jump (contains spoilers — including the name of the stranger whose car hit Hook in The Outsider):

The driver’s name is Greg Mendell! The Giant is coming to Storybrooke! Mr. Gold tries to leave town (again!).

Official description:

Kidnapped and brought to Storybrooke by Cora, the Giant (Jorge Garcia) unleashes his vengeance on the town when a case of mistaken identity leads him to try and settle an old score with David.

Mr. Gold, accompanied by Emma and Henry, attempts to depart Storybrooke – hoping to keep his memory intact when he crosses the town line — and heads to the airport in search of his son Bae.

Greg (Ethan Embry) questions Belle as to what she saw on the night of his car accident.

Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was and against his brothers’ wishes, Anton, the Giant, climbs down the beanstalk and attempts to befriend some humans – whose intentions may not be so noble.

Returning guest stars:

Lee Arenberg as Leroy/Grumpy
Colin O’Donoghue as Hook
Beverley Elliott as Granny
Alan Dale as Spencer/King George
David-Paul Grove as Doc
Faustino Di Bauda as Sleepy
Jeffrey Kaiser as Dopey
Michael Coleman as Happy
Mig Macario as Bashful
Ethan Embry as Greg Mendell (formerly known as “outsider” and “stranger”)
Jorge Garcia as Giant/Anton
C. Ernst Hearth as Abraham (he played an Ogre in 1×02 The Thing You Love Most and “Burly Man” in 1×08 Desperate Souls)
Ingrid Torrance as “severe nurse” (she played the same role in 1×12 Skin Deep and 1×22 A Land Without Magic)

New guest stars:

Abraham Benrubi as Arlo
Andre Tricoteux as Argyle
Cassidy Freeman as Jack (she’s female)
Todd Thomson as business man
Byron Bertram as TSA agent

Behind the cameras:

Writers: Christine Boylan and Kalinda Vazquez. Director: Guy Ferland.

11 responses to “Info on upcoming episode 2×13 “Tiny” airing Feb. 13, 2013

  1. Omg so I looked up the meaning of the name Mendell and I got Mendel, which means one who comforts. Also:
    Gregor Mendel, was a 19th-century Austrian priest and abbot of an order of monks.
    What could that mean???

  2. Great catch!! I think you’re onto something. I’m sure that the reference to Gregor Mendel must be intentional — the names are so close — Greg Mendell and Gregor Mendel. (I didn’t catch it myself, even though I had studied Mendel in school!)

    Mendel is known as the father of genetics — he’s the guy who studied pea plants and figured out how traits are transmitted from one generation to the next, via dominant and recessive genes. I’m sure there is some relevance there to something in OUAT — especially since Mendell’s story is going to be connected to Whale’s and possibly even to Frankenstein’s. When Dr. F gave life to the monster, he was essentially bypassing the normal mechanisms of genetic transmission of traits …

    This will also be the second character (at least only the second that I’m aware of) who has the name of an actual historical figure — the first being Neal Cassady (Emma’s boyfriend), which is the name of a well-known figure in the Beat Era.

  3. They get so crazy with how they set up character names and numbers mixed it, it drives me nuts when people are like,”maybe it is just a name/number…” These are the writers of LOST, nothing is random, everything is thoroughly planned out, even decor in rooms. Lol I’m a fanatic for sure.

  4. I agree. I think everything does mean something — unless sometimes they are teasing us by making us think it means something when it doesn’t! But I am very very very very very very sure that the similarity of the driver’s name to Gregor Mendel is not a coincidence!

    • And I am pretty sure that those license plates we talked about earlier mean something, even Emma’s, I just can’t think of it. I should ask my cousin who is obsessed with vanity plates what she thinks haha

  5. I’m just not sure about the license plates. The way the camera lingered over the one at the end of the last episode — either it has to mean something or they are TRYING to drive us crazy, LOL.

  6. The license plate was 2kfl138. Could that mean took flight

  7. Henry made a breakthrough comment: If Whale/Frankenstein was brought to Storybrook, then the curse may have reached lands other than Fairytale Land.

    This throws the doors wide open for all kinds of characters to be pulled into the show… and he said this in the very same episode that we meet a mysterious new outside character. That makes me think a little more outside the fairytale box to other literary or even… mythological characters?

    Who else was famous for flying…? How about Icarus?

    Anyone else?

  8. If the guy is another character, why wasn’t he in Stroybrooke with everyone else? And who was he talking to on the phone?
    I like the Peter Pan idea but again, who would he have been talking to? And on his phone he had all kinds of pictures from some travels. I guess it is weird though that who ever he called was in his phone as “her”, who knows who that could be!

  9. I think Dr.Frankenstein was in Fairytale Land when the curse hit, that would explain how he got to Storybrooke. If Greg is another character from another land then he must have gotten on this land but not in Storybrooke kind of like Bae. Can you guys think of a character like that? Peter Pan is what comes into my mind but I highly doubt it. He could have called Wendy hehehe

  10. Neal Cassady is Bealfire. And Henry is Rumple’s grandson, a product of ‘tru love’ from one side, and the greatest power from the other. And we have these realms: Our Land, Wonder Land, Neverland, Netherland, The Forest, Frankenstein’s World. All other realms are more than welcome acording to that…

What do you think?