View Full Version : Robert Carlyle as Rumpy/Gold - Appreciation Thread

Homer 120
April 30th, 2012, 06:39 AM
This thread is dedicated to quite possibly the BEST actor and character on OUAT.......


Two of his character-centric episodes ''Skin Deep'' and ''The Return'' have been the highest rated episodes this year both earning a 3.0 in the demograhpic. ''The Return'' was adjusted up from a low-tying 2.9 in original numbers before finals were released. I decided to create this thread so fans of Carlyle and his character can discuss and speculate on his plans in both the FairyTale World and Storybroke.

The reviews for his episodes, the reviewer acts surprised by his performance each and everytime! Did they watch him in SGU?!

April 30th, 2012, 07:17 AM
There is a thread (http://forum.gateworld.net/threads/62095-Robert-Carlyle-Dr-Nicholas-Rush-Thunk-Appreciation-thread) for Robert Carlyle in the SGU section of the forum with 1772 pages ;)

Homer 120
April 30th, 2012, 07:39 AM
There is a thread (http://forum.gateworld.net/threads/62095-Robert-Carlyle-Dr-Nicholas-Rush-Thunk-Appreciation-thread) for Robert Carlyle in the SGU section of the forum with 1772 pages ;)

This is for his role on OUAT, not SGU ;)

April 30th, 2012, 11:56 AM
The other one is not only about SGU anymore, but about Bobby's entire work.

June 3rd, 2012, 06:15 AM
The other one is not only about SGU anymore, but about Bobby's entire work.

Why not two thread's for Bobby, the man deserve at least two! :D


June 3rd, 2012, 09:16 AM
Yes, he is playing a duel role, so why not?

June 5th, 2012, 05:16 AM
Well, there will never be too much thread Bobby :D


July 24th, 2012, 08:40 AM
Homer 120 you realize that you're a snail now, since Rumpelstiltskin himself decided that everybody who dare to call him Rumpy (Rumpie) will be turned into a snail! Did you had a look into one of your mirrors, lately? :D

Don't worry, I'm kidding (and won't tell him ;))

Hey folks, don't you think that our dearest Bobby is able to handle more than one Appreciation Thread? I think he can.

If I want to post something more general (or meet my crazy lovely co-thunker there :)), I'll post over there. I don't have a problem to post more specific OUAT topics in this thread.

I feel totally relaxed with this new OUAT-thread. And thanks Homer 120 for posting it. Even if you're a snail now. :eek:

July 26th, 2012, 07:18 AM

The only problem I have is that his name is misspelled in the thread title. Can someone fix that please?

July 31st, 2012, 02:42 PM
Totally found a great Rumpel Vid!!!


September 28th, 2012, 08:52 AM

October 8th, 2012, 06:08 AM
I love him on this show!! I've been a fan of the actor since the movie 'The Full Monty', but his character is just perfect on this show. He's got layers--and I can't wait to see where they go with him! :D

October 8th, 2012, 12:45 PM
http://i1208.photobucket.com/albums/cc370/Jeri33/Once%20Upon%20A%20Time/th_539500_396216643783760_1189641077_n.jpg (http://i1208.photobucket.com/albums/cc370/Jeri33/Once%20Upon%20A%20Time/539500_396216643783760_1189641077_n.jpg)

October 8th, 2012, 11:30 PM
I love this look from the S2 premiere! lol!


October 12th, 2012, 09:57 AM

October 12th, 2012, 09:58 AM

October 12th, 2012, 09:26 PM
ooooh!!! more Rumple photo's from Crocodile!! Yay!

October 12th, 2012, 10:08 PM
I've got a soft spot for peasant Rumple, I want to take him home, give him a nice bath and tuck him snugly in bed. :D

October 13th, 2012, 12:19 AM
Hehe!! I like all the facets of Rumple! His peasant self is so endearing, so innocent, Dark one Rumple knows freedom but is so lonely because of it, and SB Rumple is peasant and DArk One rolled into one!! He is just so EPIC!!

Here is a banner I made for Rumple:


min min light
October 18th, 2012, 01:40 AM
He's the only reason I'm watching this show! I hate all things Disney, I have only bitter memories of Lost, and my fairytale knowledge is so skimpy that I don't even know what that cricket is from - but I'm watching every week anyway, just for Rumpel.

October 20th, 2012, 09:48 PM
Rumple is hawt and is so amazing

The Cricket Jiminy is from Pinocchio

min min light
October 21st, 2012, 07:36 AM
Thanks AresLover452, I'll look up that fairytale before the show tonight.

At least I knew who Rumpel was, thanks to that DS9 episode. Heh.

October 22nd, 2012, 12:44 PM
I picked up Season one on blu-ray and watched the first season before the 2nd one started. I have been very impressed with the series, and Robert Carlyle's acting and performance in the series as well. His character is truly dynamic and you really don't know what to expect from him next.

October 22nd, 2012, 09:49 PM
the man is BRILLIANT!!!

October 27th, 2012, 06:27 PM
Some random thoughts:
1. Capt Hook's hair was too short. It's always been long & curly.
2. I loved the eye roll when Hook said, "Oh, hello, Cora." He sounded disgusted.
3. How could Goldy not remember that Bae had brown eyes? Pinoccio's eyes were very blue?
4. Since Bae left the Enchanted Relm early in Rumple's reign as The Dark One, and he was TDO for 200 years + 28 years in Storybrooke, Baelfire should be long dead. Once in this world, he would have aged normally. He would have no way of knowing about the curse, or Storybrooke or his Dad still being alive. He could have traveled anywhere in the world. And he would have changed his name to something that was more ordinary. My points being: there is no way for Rumple to find him, and Bae won't come to Storybrooke looking for him.
5. Belle, Rumple and Moe should have had a long talk and explained to each other what happened. He thinks Rumple held Belle captive this whole time. She didn't even blurt out that it was Regina.
6. Rumple owes Moe an apology for beating the crap out of him when he thought Belle was dead.
7. No one who has been in solitary confinement for 28 years would be able to walk in high heels.
8. Whe Belle came to Rumple after her release, he should have taken her to her father the same day instead of them having to search for each other.
9. The town can't be that big. How is it that everyone has to put up notices to find each other? Everyone usually knows everyone in a small town.
10. How come the kids born in Storybrooke have been growing and aging normally?
11. If someone comes to Storybrooke from the outside (not through the curse), can they go back out? And how did Henry leave to get Emma in Boston?

October 27th, 2012, 06:33 PM
Oh! My intro post didn't take. drat!

October 28th, 2012, 04:45 PM
For MrsTigercat look into this thread for some interesting discussion and clarifications about the show.

I'll try to help you out a little. Yeah, the change of eye color is something we are expected to overlook, I think they just liked the actors for those roles. :D

About the timing with Bae and coming to Storybrooke, I think since Rumple designed the curse he made sure that it would take them to not only the world which Bae went to, but also the time that he came. It follows Rumple's meticulous nature. So far they have not specifically stated this, but I think he may have also planned for the 28 year time lag. He stated that on Emma's 28th birthday, etc., So it follows he made an allowance for this. But they have yet to give us that much detail about it. And we saw recently that Rumple did not see that he would not be able to leave Storybrooke after the curse was lifted, so he may have overlooked some other things, too. So I wonder what we will see, Bae still a child, or a grown man?

For #5, 6, &7, I agree. As for #8, no. Why would he have respect for a man who would trade away his own daughter? Even if she did volunteer.

#9 Yes, are they to lazy to look around? :p But maybe it's that some folks where left in the FTL as we are now finding out. So, many may be missing. I think Regina may have also done some tweeking to the curse.

All the kids in Storybrooke did not age except for Henry who was not effected by the curse. He as born here in our world. His mother Emma was transported to our world so she would not be effected by the curse. How Mr. Gold found him and got him to Storybrooke has yet to be revealed. Henry began to realize something was weird in town and put things together when he got the book. He would have had to mature somewhat to notice these things.
There's a theory that if a stranger came to town, when they leave the curse causes them to forget, well, it sounds good to me. :D

November 2nd, 2012, 06:48 PM
Here are some theories that had not occurred to me. No actual spoilers. All speculation.

February 25th, 2013, 12:06 PM

Noticed the similarity?

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