Drake and Josh peeking out seeing the "snow." Original Name: Drake & Josh Number of Seasons: 4 There were also three TV films: Drake & Josh Go Hollywood premiered on Friday, January 6, 2006; Really Big Shrimp premiered on Friday, August 3, 2007; and Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh premiered on Friday, December 5, 2008. Yvette Nicole Brown played Helen for most of the series, with the exception of the season two episode "Little Diva", in which Frances Callier took over the role. Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (also known as Drake & Josh: Best Christmas Ever) is a television movie based on the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh. She reprised her role in the spin-off movie, Merry Christmas, Drake and Josh. She appeared in seven episodes from 2004 to 2008. Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (previously under the working title as Drake and Josh: Best Christmas Ever) is a television movie, and the first new program that came out of the Drake & Josh franchise in over a year. Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (originally titled Drake & Josh: Best Christmas Ever) is a made-for-television movie spun off from the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh, and notably the last new production for the series. Mindy also appears to be a textbook example, as she returned some time after her initial appearance and took on a much larger recurring role dating Josh. Drake & Josh (TV Series 2004–2007) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. As Christmas approaches, we find Drake and Josh working at the mall as Santa and his helper. Reruns of the series currently air on Nickelodeon and TeenNick. Her first lead role was as Maddie in the 2005 short film Redemption Maddie. A sweet little girl asks Drake (as Santa) if he will give her family the best Christmas ever. It is also the third most viewed television movie behind High School Musical 2 and Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie.The film premiered 15 months after the end of the original Drake & Josh series. Merry Christmas, Drake and Josh (211) 6.9 1h 29min 2008. There were also three TV films: Drake & Josh Go Hollywood premiered on Friday, January 6, 2006; Really Big Shrimp premiered on Friday, August 3, 2007; and Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh premiered on Friday, December 5, 2008. Josh Peck, Drake Bell, Miranda Cosgrove, Nancy Sullivan and Jonathan Goldstein reprise their roles as Drake Parker, Josh Nichols, … She married Buzz Baxter in "Drake & Josh: Really Big Shrimp", but divorced him some time before Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh after 5 weeks. Momentarily distracted, Drake promises he'll do it. Scagliotti also had a recurring role on Drake & Josh, as Mindy Crenshaw, Josh's rival and later girlfriend. The series ran for four seasons and 60 episodes from January 11, 2004 to December 5, 2008 and has received critical acclaim. Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh is an American television movie based on the Nickelodeon sitcom, Drake & Josh.The film premiered on December 5, 2008 as a Nickelodeon Original Movie. Trevor, Drake's dim-witted friend, who appeared in one early episode before becoming The Ghost for the rest of the series.