Executive producer Steve Pearlman: "That was actually something that [show creators] Adam [Horowitz] and Eddie [Kitsis] conceived of from the very beginning, so I guess the answer would be no. If you look back at episodes all through last season, there were little seeds planted. Adam and Eddie knew this is where they wanted to go and where they wanted to end up with that character. They could kind of lay all that groundwork so it wasn't just, like, out of left field — 'Oh, let’s just make him Dr. Frankenstein.'"
Did the writers wrestle with stepping outside the fairy-tale realm when they made Dr. Whale Dr. Frankenstein?
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