Nickelodeon's Ho-Ho Holiday Special is an hour-length live-action variety show featuring the stars from the various Nickelodeon sitcoms at the time of its production. It premiered simultaneously on Nickelodeon, NickToons, and TeenNick at 8:00 PM on December 5, 2015.


In a new spectacular hour-long variety special featuring musical numbers and comedy sketches, every Nickelodeon star under the sun - including Brec Bassinger, Buddy Handleson, Lilimar and Coy Stewart from Bella and the Bulldogs, Benjamin Lil P-Nut” Flores, Jr. from Game Shakers, Kira Kosarin and Jack Griffo from The Thundermans, Lizzy Greene, Aidan Gallagher, Casey Simpson and Mace Coronel from Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, Jace Norman from Henry Danger, and Breanna Yde from School of Rock - shows up for the most amazing holiday party ever. However, it soon becomes clear that the whole evening is an evil trap devised by a mysterious stranger. The stars now have to struggle through various holiday-themed obstacles and challenges if they want to escape and find their way home.

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Jingle (Tony Cavelero) and Tinsel (Kelly Perrine) have worked on making new toys to show to Santa Claus, one of which being a "bowling ball launcher," and "Baby Barfs-a-lot". Carl (Chris Tallman) gets barfed on and has to excuse himself.

Jingle tells a good Christmas story he has of the time Nickelodeon stars got invited to a Christmas party...

Jack Griffo is at the White House with President Barack Obama (Reggie Brown), when a mysterious hand appears to hand him a letter, he's invited to a party with other Nick stars, and sings "I'm Invited" to that effect, he's joined by Breanna Yde, Lizzy Greene, and Kira Kosarin.

Also featured: Brec Bassinger, Aidan Gallagher, Mace Coronel, Casey Simpson, Jade PettyJohn, Buddy Handleson, Maya Le Clark, Lilimar and John Paul Green as "a guy named Moe"



Jack disgusts Buddy with his ice cream and cookie sandwich, Kira inadvertently admits to Jade to having broken a statue, Aidan is in want of eggnog, Casey has a crush on Brec, and Coy Stewart arrive late,in costume, believing the party to be "a celebration of holiday costumes,"Lilimar sets him straight that it's "a celebration of holiday customs," as a mysterious villain (voiced by Diedrich Bader) watches over them.

Tinsel and Jingle finish construction on an exploding dollhouse, the girl however only wanted a regular dollhouse, which then explodes. Tinsel then suggests a "Guest the Gift" board game, which happens to be Jingle's third favorite game show...

"It's time for everyone's third favorite game show, Guess the Gift!"

Host Dilbert Palmiero (Jace Norman) attempts to have contestants Fred (Cree Cicchino) and Rick (Benjamin Flores Jr.) guess different gifts. The wrapping on Fred's gifts reveals the item inside, however Rick's are twice rolled up socks in the shape of something else. Rick, angered thinks his figured out the ruse and on his last guess sarcastically guesses that a gift in the shape of a car is more rolled up socks... however it's actually a car with a million dollars in cash in the trunk. Enraged Rick attempts to steal the car and money,and is immediately stopped by the Queen of England's Royal Guard, Nigel.

Skit also features Riele Downs as Sheila, Madisyn Shipman as The Queen of Englad, and Thomas Kuc as Nigel, the Queen's Royal Guard.

The villain wants the kids to split into groups and solve his series of traps fun challenges for the kids to solve,and tells them they'll be a prize if they win.
Brec, Casey, Kira and Mace split into a group as Kira breaks an expensive sculpture and Casey hits on Brec. They find their room, and it's filled with Walnuts. Their host begins making bad "nut puns. Their objective is to find one key in the 2,000,008 walnuts. Mace finds it on his first try by opening it with his belly button.
Jingle is so excited he wants Tinsel to skip to the end, which he obliges... THE END, and now Jingle wants to hear the parts he missed, before Tinsel can continue, the gift wrapping machine breaks, as Jingle tries to fix it, he gets sucked inside the machine and wrapped.
Four Snowflakes sing Snowflakes; however, one snowflake believes another snowflake may in fact be an apple.
Breanna, Buddy, Coy and Lizzy enter the gingerbread room, the clue sates "the key to your freedom, lies in these gingerbread walls," they believe it means the key is in one of the gingerbread houses, which Breanna has already started eating. Buddy however refuses.
Aidan, Isabela, Jack and Jade enter a third room, that begins filling with eggnog.

In the Gingerbread room, Coy notes that Buddy is only pretending to eat, then Buddy reminds them that the clue was "the key to your freedom, lies in these gingerbread walls," and believes this means the clue was in the actual walls, which Breanna's already began eating.

In the eggnog room, the villain makes bad puns and reveals the only way they can get out is if they can name the 12 gifts given in The Twelve Days of Christmas. They nail the partridge in a pear tree, but have trouble remembering the rest. Aidan then decides to drink the eggnog. Isabela and Jade scream as Kira, Bec, Casey and Mace turn the corner. They're right outside the room, Casey opens the door to reveal that Aidan has drank the room dry.
Tinsel and Jingle have a drink of eggnog, revealing it as coming from penguins, and Marshmallows as Snowman poop, as they get excited for The Rachel Snow Show.


Rachel Snow (Sydney Park) and her beleagured assistant, Olive (Ella Anderson), give a makesnowver to Marty's (Sean Ryan Fox) friend. Next week, she'll give a makesnowevr to the cast of Nickelodeon's Make It Pop (Dale Whibley, Erika Tham, Louriza Tronco, Megan Lee)
Coy and Lizzy are sick of eating the wall, and Breanna has switched to chips, as Buddy points out they can likely just push through the wall, which they do freaking out Jack and Isabela. as they attempt an exist, the villain locks them in, and refuses to let them leave for 24 hours, forcing them to miss Christmas.
Noticing an open window, Buddy plans to launch Maya through it, but fails, and slams her into the wall.
Santa arrives at the workshop, and Tinsel and Jingle accidentally knock him out with an errant bowling ball from the launcher. Carl arrives, and Jingle tries to distract him with a Yuletube video.
Ethel (Haley Tju) and Rose (Lillimar) sing "Bad Giftin' Grannies",a song about getting revenge on their grandchildren for refusing to stay in touch with them.
After failing to revive Santa, Tinsel continues with the story.
Buddy plans to use the fireplace to aid in their escape, and ends up stuck on a revolving platform, that reveals their captor as Rico Rodriquez. He wanted to perform a Christmas song with them, but none of them replied. They then reveal that none of them received invites, as Rico forgot to send them.
They forgive him, and perform Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree for the closing number, featuring the casts from the previous inserts as well.
Santa comes to, and he loves the bowling ball launcher, in the excitement, they accidentally knock Carl out with another ball.



  • Brec Bassinger
  • Buddy Handleson
  • Coy Stewart
  • Kira Kosarin
  • Jack Griffo
  • Lizzy Greene
  • Aidan Gallagher
  • Casey Simpson
  • Mace Coronel
  • Isabela Moner
  • Jace Norman
  • Breanna Yde
  • Jade Pettyjohn
  • Maya Le Clark
  • Diedrich Bader
  • John Paul Green
  • Rico Rodriguez

Insert Cast

Tony Cavallero, Kelly Perrine, Chris Tallman, Reggie Brown, Jace Norman, Cree Cicchino, Benjamin Lil P-Nut” Flores, Jr., Riele Downs, Rio Mangini, Addison Riecke, Jaheem Toombs, Owen Joyner, Sydney Park, Ella Anderson, Sean Ryan Fox, Dale Whibley, Erika Tham, Louria Tronco, Megan Lee, Haley Tju, Lillimar Hernandez, Diego Valazquez, Jack Radinsky, Adam Kulbersh, Jade Chenowyth (uncredited)

Nicktoons "The Santa Experience" • "Son of Stimpy" • "Doug's Christmas Story" • "Rocko's Modern Christmas!" • "Gone Shopp'n" • "A Scooter For Yaksmas" • "Arnold's Christmas" • "Gift Hoarse" • "Let It Snow" • "A Very CatDog Christmas" • "Have Yourself a Thornberry Little Christmas" • "Christmas Who?" • "Christmas Every Day!" • "An 'Even Steven' Holiday Special" • "Babies in Toyland" • Merry Nickmas shorts • "The Most Horrible X-Mas Ever" • "A Rocket X-Mas" • "Holly Jolly Jimmy" • "The Finster Who Stole Christmas" • "A Robot for All Seasons" • "When Santas Collide" • "The Fright Before Christmas!" • "A Christmas Mikey" • "Merry Wishmas" • "It's an Udderful Life" • "The All Nighter Before Christmas" • "A Doomed Christmas" • "A Very Brrr-y Icemas" • It's a SpongeBob Christmas!A Fairly Odd Christmas • "Baconmas" • "Huggle Day" • "Happy Chalawunga!" • "A Crustmas Story" • "11 Louds a Leapin'" • Albert • "It's Christmas, You Dorks!" • "Bunsen Saves Christmas"
Live-action shows and movies "Christmas" (YCDTOTV) • "X-Mas Eve" • "Ride, She Said" • "Christmas" (Roundhouse) • "The Gift" (The Secret World of Alex Mack) • All That Episode 225 • "O' Christmas Pete" • "Merry Christmas, Kenan" • "Starwalk" • "The Mystery of the Mice That Roared" • "A Very Canine Christmas" • "A Little So'em So'em for Christmas" • Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh • "iChristmas" • "The Naked Brothers Band Christmas Special" • "Telling Amanda" • "The Good, The Bad and the Ickie Doll" • "Big Time Christmas" • "A Christmas Tori" • "Epic Christmas" • "How to Rock Christmas" • "See Dad Run Christmas Into the Ground" • "The Gift of the Maggies" • Santa Hunters • "Santa's Little Harpers" • "Winter Thunderland" • "The Thank You Mask" • "Christmas Danger" • "A Reggae Potato Christmas" • Nickelodeon's Ho-Ho Holiday Special • "The Gift" (Make It Pop) • "Jingle Bell Rock" • Tiny Christmas
Nick Jr. Christmas at Eureeka's Castle • "Mr. Cook's Christmas" • "A Gullah Gullah Christmas" • "Best Christmas Ever" • "Blue's Big Holiday" • "Merry Christmas, Little Bill" • "A Present for Santa" • "Blue's First Holiday" • "Blue's Holiday Wishes" • "Christmas Wishes" (Holly Hobbie & Friends) • "Diego Saves Christmas!" • "Christmas" (Yo Gabba Gabba!) • "Save the Reindeer!" • "O' Figgity Fig Tree" • Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure • "Great and Grumpy Holiday" • "The Super-Special Gift" • "The Action Elves Save Christmas Eve" • "The Knight Before Christmas" • "Santa's Little Fixers" • "Christmas" (Hi-5) • "Happy Holidays, Mr. Grumpfish!" • "A Very Awesome Christmas" • Peter Rabbit's Christmas Tale • "Pups Save Christmas" • "Wally Saves the Trollidays" • "A Very Guppy Christmas" • "Monster Machine Christmas" • "Have a Very Mutty Christmas" • "Santa's Little Genies"
Ren & Stimpy's Crock O' ChristmasRugrats: Holiday ClassicsNick HolidayNick Jr. Winter WonderlandDora's ChristmasMerry Nickmas