Wizards of Waverly Place

Season 2 Episode 12

Fairy Tale

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Jan 25, 2009 on Disney Channel
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Episode Summary

When Justin is the director of the school's production of "Peter Pan", he casts Harper as Tinkerbell. After an injury, Alex must play the part for Harper. Alex doesn't want the role and gets a real fairy to play the role, but things become out of control. Meanwhile, Max is writing a review of the play for the school paper.moreless

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Rachel Cannon

Rachel Cannon


Guest Star

John Ross Bowie

John Ross Bowie

Fairy Agent

Guest Star

Leanna Spear

Leanna Spear


Guest Star

Dan Benson

Dan Benson


Recurring Role

Bill Chott

Bill Chott

Mr. Laritate

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (5)

    • Goof: Continuity: During the play, Alex chases the Flutter around the stage with a fly-swatter. Just after Alex swats the fairy she picks her up and holds her by two fingers. In the close-up the fairy is dangling one way, but during the distant shot a moment later the fairy is dangling the other way.

    • Goof: Factual Errors: Max's homework report says, "I saw...last night..." but earlier in the show he clearly said the time for the movie was 3:45-4:15 pm "before homework" as in sometime afternoon before dark, not "last night".

    • Throughout the scene in the sub station at the beginning of Act Two, there's a very active female extra in a pink and white top that appears walking back and forth outside the shop. You can first glimpse her hiding behind some foliage, waiting for her cue to walk past, just as the shot changes when Jerry starts to say, "As long as it doesn't involve Alex, there's nothing we can't solve" (watch the lower left corner of the window just as the shot changes). Then, as the injured Zeke is telling Justin about his problem, she can be seen through the shop's main doors walking back to the left - TWICE! Finally, after Zeke says, "I'll catch you at rehearsal," as he's about to leave, she walks by the window again, this time going back to the right. If you pay attention to everything that's going on outside of the shop throughout the entire scene, her presence becomes quite obvious.

    • The "sky" behind the fairy talent agent is obviously a wall with clouds painted on it. The seam in the wall is clearly visible in many of the shots.

    • Goof: Continuity: When Harper and Alex go to Fairy World to hire a fairy, Harper is supporting her broken leg on one crutch. However, when she and Alex go back to Alex's house with the fairy (immediately), Harper is using two crutches.

  • QUOTES (8)

    • (Alex is about play dead but she notices the floor is dirty)
      Alex: Ah, ew. (dusts off the dirt)
      Justin: (expecting) Oh would you die already!?
      Alex: (irritated) Fine! (gets a sofa pillow and sits on it, then whispers) I'm dead.

    • Zeke: Tink, no! What are you doing?
      Alex: Peter Pan, do not take your medicine, it is been poisoned...
      Zeke: No! I promised Wendy I'd take it!
      (Alex drinks the "medicine")
      Alex: Ew, is this diet?!

    • Flutter: (laughs) You're girls. I'm Flutter! (keeps laughing)
      Harper: Well this is working out, let's get to know each other!
      Alex: No, Harper!
      (Harper falls again from the fake chair)
      Flutter: (laughs) You're clumsy! (keeps laughing)

    • (Zeke is trying to make the audience clap to make Tinkerbell(Alex) all well)
      Zeke: Come on. One clap? Anybody? Anything? How about the Mets?
      (audience finally claps)

    • Theresa: Working on your review, Max? I'm so glad you finally have something your half good at.
      Max: All right, here it is: "I saw Alasto Man Strikes Back 2 with my mom last night, which was a big mistake, because she didn't put enough butter in the popcorn. And that's the Max-view!"

    • Zeke: I just always wanna be a little boy and to have fun. This world moves pretty fast, you know. And it's not long before you're carrying a briefcase, heading to work, day in and day out. For what? These are the best days of our lives, have a great summer, I'll see you next year!
      Justin: Was that your 8th grade graduation speech?
      Zeke: It was so loose and inspiring.
      Justin: (smiling) And it was!

    • (Harper scatters powder and lies down, Justin coughs and dusts off the powder in his t-shirt)
      Justin: What was that?
      Harper: Fairy Dust! (whispers to Justin) Cheese puff powder. (goes back to being faint)

    • Zeke: Oh Tink, did you drink the medicine to save me?
      Alex: Yeah.
      Justin: With feeling!
      Alex: (looks at Justin, then whispers) Oh. (looks back at Zeke) With feeling...

  • NOTES (2)