As the ruler of a kingdom in the Enchanted Forest, he is present at the wedding celebration of his son Thomas and Cinderella, and eagerly expresses delight at the concept of having grandchildren to Cinderella.
Consumed by the first Dark Curse and taken to Storybrooke, Mitchell is against letting Cinderella - also known as Ashley Boyd - keep her baby with his son, instead making sure that Mr. Gold takes the baby. However, due to Emma Swan interfering, the deal with Gold is off and Ashley keeps her baby daughter with Mitchell's son.
- He is based on the king from Cinderella.
- S1, E04: "The Price of Gold"