Johnny Flynn is an antagonistic character mentioned in the famous nursery rhyme, Ding Dong Bell - he is a young boy who threw a cat into a well to try and drown it, his actions being foiled by another boy.
In fact the entire nursery rhyme exists to tell of Johnny's crime and scold the boy.
- Ding, dong, bell,
- Pussy’s in the well.
- Who put her in?
- Little Johnny Flynn.
- Who pulled her out?
- Little Tommy Stout.
- What a naughty boy was that,
- To try to drown poor pussy cat,
- Who ne’er did him any harm,
- But killed all the mice in the farmer's barn