The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

'Twas the Night Before Christening

Season 4, Ep 13, Aired 12/20/93
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  • Episode Description
  • Vivian promises god-motherhood of her child to both of her sisters, while Will hatches a harebrained scheme to get Boyz II Men to perform at baby Nicky's christening.

  • Cast & Crew
  • James Avery (I)

    Philip Banks

  • Alfonso Ribeiro

    Carlton Banks

  • Will Smith

    Will Smith

  • Daphne Maxwell Reid

    Vivian Banks

  • Karyn Parsons

    Hilary Banks

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Christmas Show #3

    By Lostindharma, Aug 24, 2012

  • ’Twas the Night Before Christening

    By jimbo_001, Jan 01, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Notes (3)

    • Gregory Wheeler played 5 year old Nicky Banks in this episode. Ross Bagley would go on to play 5 year Nicky Banks in the next episode Sleepless In Bel Air and in other upcomng episodes.

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic - Noc před křtinami (Night Before Christening)

    • The end credits feature Boyz II Men singing, rather than bloopers or stills.

    Trivia (4)

    • Even though they do not show Janice anymore she is mentioned in this episode but for the last time.

    • In this episode, Nicky's middle names are given as Michael Shawn Nathan Wanya (after Boyz II Men).

    • When Ashley was playing her Boyz II Men CD, you can see a broken wheel at the bottom of Nicky's stroller.

    • Goof: Ashley asks Will to watch how Nicky dances when she plays her Boyz II Men CD, but what she is carrying is a dual-cassette boom box with no CD player.

    Allusions (1)

    • Title: Twas the Night Before Christening The title is a play on 'Twas the Night Before Christmas , which is the title of a poem by Clement Clarke Moore.

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