Once co-creator Adam Horowitz told TVLine that Mad Hatter/Jefferson will be back for, as the site put it, "no fewer than three of the early batch of episodes." And, Adam noted, "he doesn’t just show up to say, ‘Hey, I’m still here.’ He has his own story, because his daughter is still out there.”
There’s a lot more he could be doing too. Do you have theories about what’s next for the Mad Hatter? How is he going to fit into the changing world with all the new characters and (more) magic? Are you hoping for a MadSwan reunion between the searching father and Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison)?
Don't forget (as if you could): Season 2 starts September 30 on ABC.