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The Suite Life on Deck

Season 2 Episode 21

Once Upon a Suite Life

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Aired Friday 8:00 PM Mar 05, 2010 on Disney Channel
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The gang all have dreams of being characters in three different fairy tales; Hansel and Gretel, Snow White, and Jack and the Beanstalk.
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  • Tales and laughes unfold....

    9.0
    This episode was hillarious! Tales and laughes unfold, as the cast of the Suite Life dream themselves into everyone's favorat fairy tales! Snow White and the Seven Dwarves: Debby Ryan (Bailey) does really well in the role of the sweet and innocent Snow White, as Brenda Song takes the ecotistical side of London Tipton to the extreme when she plays the wicked, yet highly dim-witted queen. Zack, Woody, and Marcus as the three sloppy drarfes accept Snow into their home as long as she cleans up their messes. Then when the queen still seeks out to finish the deed, Snow Bailey gets knocked out with the regulair apple. She is only to be awakened by the dashing Price Cody, who gets hit with pepper spray when she wakes up from unconsciousness. (OH, that was FUNNY!!!). And they all, except for Queen London who bit the wrong apple... lived happily ever.... wait it's not done yet! Hanzel and Gretel: Hanzel (Zack) and Gretel (Cody) get lost in the forrest, only to find a cute, little house made of candy. It is owned by a witch (Ms. Tutwiller) who willing to have them for... oh, you know the pun. Hanzel is getting stuffed, but Gretel... I mean "Greg" still retains Cody's heathy habits. And while Zack is looking like Humpty Dumpty, the two learn from the kid in the pie (Bailey) that the witch plans to eat them! But instead of throwing her in the oven, they give her a makeover and set her up with the squirral who likes breadcrumbs (Woody). Jack and the Beanstock: Now, I didn't like this one as much because I thought the others were funnier, but it was still good. Zack sells his sassy cow (Bailey) and gets magic beans from a mysterious magician (Marcus), and they grow a bean stock. Zack goes up to get some food, but ends up in a doll house, where he meets London playing a goose (oh, that was good) and Cody as the enchanted harp (good choice). The owner of the doll house is Mr. Moesby the giant! And he doesn't like hulligans! Zack gets down the beanstock with the harp but somwhat of a "giant" is still there. And... well, Zack kind of wakes up. I wish I could have seen a better ending to that one. In the long run, this was a really funny episode, and it was good to see more of the comedic potential of these young actors... and Phil Lewis. I always love a good story, and I totally reccommend this to anybody.moreless
  • THE BOTTOM LINE: Once Upon a Suite life is a must see if you like The Suite Life on Deck, and if you've previously disliked the show, this episode may win you over.moreless

    10
    This episode was very well done and filled with one liners and bad puns which will have you repeatedly rolling on the floor laughing and also smacking your forehead for both how great, and how corny, the jokes are! I mean this in the most positive way. I believe this to be the second funniest episode I've seen after Marriage 101 (which you should also see, and it may just be a matter of taste which episode you think is funnier).



    This episode is focused on three fairytale parodies cast by the twins and the other stars of The Suite Life on Deck. If you like fairytales, comedy, and pandemonium, you will love this episode.



    Every character in the show has their moment of hilarity! Each one has at least one great line or part.



    THE BOTTOM LINE:

    Once Upon a Suite life is a must see if you like The Suite Life on Deck, and if you've previously disliked the show, this episode may win you over.moreless
  • Its good but it not bad.

    6.5
    This episode is pretty cool and good. I just smiling and pretty interest about this because fairytale is more fascinating and made me more interest of something different. That's like it part of playing the performance in the stage audition. Bailey is acting like Snow White. Woody is acting like a Dwarf too, and Cody is acting like he became Prince Charming in "Shrek 2" movie. Ha ha! That's what I'm thinking. So... I'm curious about Miss Tuttwellier. Why Miss Tuttwellier talking way too much like about 25 minutes in history class when Woody, Bailey, Cody, Zack, Marcus, and London is catching some Z's without listening Miss Tuttwellier saying? That's pretty silly when actor members began filmed "Once Upon a Suite Life".moreless

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (3)

    • Cast of Jack and the Beanstalk:

      Zack - Jack
      Cody - The Magical Harp
      Bailey - The Cow
      London - The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs
      Marcus - Sneaky Salesman
      Miss Tutweiller - Mother
      Mr. Moseby - The Giant

    • Cast of Hansel and Gretel:

      Zack - Hansel
      Cody - Gretel (aka Greg)
      Mr. Moseby - Father
      Woody - Squirrel
      Miss Tutweiller - Witch
      Bailey - Pie

    • Cast of Snow White:

      Bailey - Snow White
      London - The Evil Queen
      Zack, Woody and Marcus - The Three Dwarfs
      Cody - Prince Charming
      Mr. Moseby - The Hunter
      London's Talking Mirror - The Magic Mirror

  • QUOTES (23)

    • Bailey: (as Snow White, comes to the Dwarf's house) I'm Snow White...I'm mean 'Snow Goldsteam'.
      Zack: (as Dwarf) I'm Lazy.
      Wood: (as Dwarf) I'm Sloppy.
      Marcus: (as Dwarf) I'm...just crashing here until I can find my own place.

    • (Hansel falls on the Witch)
      Mrs. Tutweiller: (as Witch) Get off me, Humpty Dumpty!
      Zack: (as Hansel) Not until you stop cooking kids!
      Mrs. Tutweiller: (as Witch) Never! It's my only joy in life!
      Cody: (as 'Greg') No wonder she's single.

    • Zack: (as Jack) You're pretty short for a giant.
      Mr. Moseby: (as Giant) I happen to be 60 feet-tall!
      Zack: (as Jack) Really?
      Mr. Moseby: (as Giant) Okay, 59 feet.

    • Cody: (as 'Greg)' You should really cut down on the sweets. I find that eating in moderation and daily exercise is the key.
      Zack: (as Hansel) Yeah, about that... I also ate your treadmill.
      Cody: (as 'Greg') That wasn't made of candy.
      Zack: That explains why I have 'the runs'.

    • Bailey: (as Snow White; to Mr. Moseby as the Hunter) Ooh, are you one of the dwarfs I hear live in this forest?
      Mr. Moseby: (as the Hunter) I am not a dwarf. I'm an average height for this century!

    • London: (as the Wicked Queen) Hunter, I want you to find a girl.
      Mr. Moesby: (as Hunter) Ohh, you sound like my mother.
      London: (as the Wicked Queen) I mean hunt her down, and bring me her head!
      Mr. Moesby: (as Hunter) I don't think I have a license for that.
      London: (as Wicked Queen) Oh, just do it!

    • Bailey: (as Snow White) Aren't there supposed to be seven of you?
      Woody: (as Sloppy) You must be referring to the seven stuck up jerks who live down the street.
      Zack: (as Lazy) Yeah, you do one movie seventy years ago and you think you're hot stuff.

    • London: (as Evil Queen) Is the deed done?
      Mr. Moseby: (as Hunter) Yes, my queen. I have brought you her head as proof.
      (since the Hunter let Snow White go, he's brought the queen a carved pumpkin)
      London: (as Evil Queen) Yep, that's her!

    • London: (as the wicked queen) Mirror, mirror on the stand, don't make me grind you into sand!

    • Zack: (as Hansel) You're flirting with pastry!
      Cody: (as Gretel) And you're flirting with hypertension!

    • Zack: (as Hansel) Sorry, Gretel.
      Cody: (as Greg It's Greg!
      Zack: (as Hansel) Sorry. Not my fault mom wanted a girl.

    • Bailey: (as Snow White; pepper sprays Cody in the face) What were you doing?
      Cody: (as Prince Charming) Trying to wake you up with a kiss. (bends down and wipes eyes with her dress)
      Bailey: (as Snow White) Ever heard of (grabs Cody's shoulders and shakes) 'HEY WAKE UP!'?
      Cody: (as Prince Charming) A thousand pardons, dear maiden.
      Bailey: (as Snow White) You are forgiven, you are kind of... charming.
      Cody: (as Prince Charming) So hey, do you wanna live happily ever after? You know, after I get my eyes checked?

    • Ms. Tutweiller: (as the 'Witch') Have you been snooping in my pantry?
      Cody: (as 'Greg') What talking pie?!

    • Ms. Tutweiller: (as Jack's mom) You sold our cow for beans? (smacks Jack's head)
      Zack: (as Jack) Guess I should have bought a helmet instead.

    • Snow White (Bailey): Aren't there supposed to be seven of you?
      Dwarf Woody: No, you're thinking of the stuck-up jerks that live next door.
      Dwarf Zack: You make one movie 70 years ago, and you think you're such hot stuff!

    • Ms. Tutweiller: (as Witch) Biting people is not nice!
      Bailey: (as Pie) Says someone who baked me into a pie!

    • London: (as Goose) Honk!
      (A golden egg appears)
      London: (as Goose) Does it look like me?!

    • Zack: (as Jack) Help! A giant is after us!
      Miss Tutweiller: (as Mother) Oh please. This is just like the time you cried 'wolf.'

    • Zack: (as Jack) I'm not eating green beans for the rest of my life! I'll be right back.
      Miss Tutweiller: (as Mother) Yeah, that's what your father said.

    • (Bailey as Snow White is passed out on the floor)
      Dwarf Zack: Gee, it's like a Jonas Brothers concert around here.

    • Giant Moseby: Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum, I smell the blood of a hooligan!

    • Dwarf Marcus: Bye, Snow.
      Dwarf Woody: Bye, Snow.
      Dwarf Zack: It's off to...well, you know.

    • Mirror: (referring to London as the Wicked Queen) Geez, good thing she didn't ask me whose the smartest in the land.

  • NOTES (5)

    • Apparently Miss Tutweiller said that the school board would not allow her to hit Zack, but in "In the Line Of Duty" she let the other students in detention beat up Zack.

    • London's talking mirror, as seen in the The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, makes its first appearance in The Suite Life On Deck.

    • Mr. Moseby only appears in the fairy tale dream. He doesn't actually appear in the episode.

    • The pizza boxes in the Dwarve's house say "Pinnochio's Pizza" on them.

    • The little tune that was played when the scene changed in each fairy tale was Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy melody from Peter Ilyich Tchhaikovsky's famous ballet, "The Nutcracker".

  • ALLUSIONS (8)

    • Zack: (to Cody) It's you Dumbelina!

      This is a parody to the classic fairy tale Thumbelina.

    • Sugar Momma
      This reference refers to a older woman with a younger male, this is the case as Zack mentions she her "sugar momma."

    • Marcus: (to Ms. Tutweiller) Someday, your prince will come.

      This is a reference to the song Someday My Prince Will Come sung by Disney's Snow White.

    • Zack: (as Hanzel) "Old Women and Shoe Plus 8" is on.

      This is a reference to the reality show Jon and Kate Plus 8, as well as a reference to the nursery rhyme "The Old Women Who Lived in a Shoe".

    • Mr. Moseby: (as Hunter) You should hear the rest of the band, "Beauty and the Beasty Boys".

      This refers to the classic fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast.

    • Mrs. Tutweiller: (as Mother) Oh please, this is just like the time you cried 'wolf'.

      This is a reference to the classic fable, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, about a young shepherd who keeps tricking the nearby villagers by announcing an attack by a wolf, in which nobody believes the boy when a real wolf comes. The story has often used been used in English, as a way to teach people the moral about the wrongs in lying.

    • Mr. Moseby: (as Father) Hey look, the emperor has no clothes!

      This is a reference to the classic tale, The Emperor's New Clothes. Moseby is referring to the part of the story where the emperor's tailors trick the emperor into 'wearing' a suit that can't be seen by anyone who is a fool, and the emperor ends up parading around in the town not wearing any clothes at all.

    • The Seven Dwarfs
      Zack, Woody, and Marcus's dwarf look is based off of the character design of the seven dwarfs in Walt Disney's classic adaptation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, in which they have large round noses and long beards. Even their dwarf names (ex. Lazy, Sloppy) which end with a "y" refers to the names of the dwarfs, such as Sleepy, Sneezy, or Dopey. Also, when Dwarf Zack, Dwarf Woody, and Dwarf Marcus leave for work and bye to Snow White (Bailey), their quote "Bye Snow, Bye Snow, it's off to...well, you know" refers to the song that Disney's seven dwarfs sing "Heigh-Ho", which often goes "Heigh-ho, Heigh-ho, it's off to work we go."

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