Johnny and the Sprites

Season 2 Episode 13

A Very Spritely Holiday / A Sprites Snow Day

Aired Saturday 7:30 AM Dec 01, 2007 on Disney Channel



  • Trivia

    • This episode features the songs "Brightly Shining" and "Until You Try Something New." The first was written and composed by Stephen Schwartz and the second by Ryan Cunningham & Joshua Salzman.

  • Quotes

    • Gwen: I know, it must have been some elves who made all this. I always knew this place was a bit magical.
      Johnny: Yeah, magical.

    • Basil: (singing) You're forgetting some important things
      Ginger: Like what?
      Basil: Like humans don't have wings.
      Ginger: Oh, that's true.
      Lily: But you never know what you can do until you try out something new.
      Ginger: Hey, Lily's right.
      Lily and Ginger: You never know what you can do until you try out something new.

    • Lily: You know, I wish we could help her.
      Ginger: I wish we could have our hot chocolate.
      Lily: Ginger! You know, Gwen needs our help.
      Ginger: OK, OK, we'll help her. And then we'll have our hot chocolate.

    • Gwen: Oh ho ho! Wow! Super snowpeople!
      Johnny: Oh, well, thanks. I'm going for the, uh, international snowperson-building competition.

    • Basil: Well, looks like we won't be able to get back to Grotto's Grove today. We're stuck here with Johnny.
      Sprites: Yay!
      Ginger: Hot chocolate, here we come!

    • Johnny: Hey, Lily, your snow sprite looks absolutely beautiful. I love her hair.
      Lily: Oh, thank you, Johnny.

    • Basil: (singing) We're searching and skittering
      Basil and Root: To find stuff that's glittering
      Sprites: To make the very prettiest present we could bring / Brightly shining, shining brightly, leaves and flowers everywhere / Sprites must give a gift that's spritely / One that shows how much we care.

    • Johnny: (singing) Yearly, I climb a shaky ladder / Nearly, collapsing in a heap / I'm scaling these heights again / And nailing these lights again / My house a tradition / I want for it to keep.

    • Gwen: I'm off to help you-know-who.
      Johnny: You-know-who?
      Gwen: You know, the big jolly guy.
      Johnny: No way!
      Gwen: Shh.
      Johnny: (whispers) You're helping Santa Claus?
      Gwen: You didn't hear it from me.
      Johnny: That is so cool.

    • Johnny: Seymour, you ate my popcorn.
      Seymour: Excellent kernel poppage. But next time, more butter please.

    • Johnny: Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas. If there's celebrating to be done, I'm there.

  • Notes

    • The premiere of this episode on Playhouse Disney on December 1, 2007 was part of a special block of programming called "Snow Day Saturday" that also included the premieres of new episodes of My Friends Tigger & Pooh, Higglytown Heroes and Bunnytown.

    • Chris Nee provided the teleplay for the first story and Anne D. Bernstein provided the teleplay for the second story. Mark Mannucci directed both stories.

    • The song "Brightly Shining" from this episode, written by Stephen Schwartz, will be presented by him at "Johnny & the Sprites Live - A Magical Holiday." This is a Broadway charity event that was scheduled to be seen, Monday, December 17, 2007 at the Little Shubert Theater. This event has been delayed until February 2008. Tickets are $65, with all proceeds going to charity.

  • Allusions