Debbie finds herself aboard a junk belonging to a scrap metal dealer
(ho, ho, ho!) called Scrap Harry. He enters with a song:
kettles, aluminium pots and pans,
railings and gates,
gutters, broken bumpers, tins and cans,
give you all the best rates.
e'er you go, look high and low
search under your bed.
out your loft and empty out your shed.
Iron woks and cogs and pots,
platters and plates,
springs, engagement rings and golden bangles,
I'll give you all the best rates.
Harry reveals that he's down on his luck.
gets in a mood with T-Shirt because he's left his toys lying all over
the T-Room. She decides to take them all to Scrap Harry, but in the
meantime, she makes T-Shirt clear the shelves in the T-Room.
the junk, she finds out that Harry also deals in silver. She concocts
a story about Debbie being her daughter who was lost at sea. She asks
Harry to watch out for her.
takes the toys from T-Bag and gives her a balloon as payment. Back at
the T-Room, T-Shirt grabs the balloon to play with, so T-Bag bursts
is discovered aboard the junk by Harry and tells her that her mum is
really worried about her. Debbie guesses who "mum" is and
what her plan is.
searching for the number, she finds a lamp amongst the scrap metal and
summons an extremely elderly genie from it. He offers her a wish, so
she wishes for the number four. The genie starts searching through the
scrap metal because he is too old to do magic.
appears whilst they are searching so Debbie wishes to be hidden. The
genie hides her in the lamp.
the genie and T-Bag meet on the deck and Harry relates T-Bags story
to the genie. He takes pity on T-Bag and gives her the lamp with Debbie
put the lamp on the shelves in the T-Room. T-Shirt wants a balloon,
since T-Bag burst the last one, but he fails to magic one up. He takes
the stuff from the shelves (including the lamp) to Harry, who gives
him a huge bunch of balloons in gratitude.
genie gets Debbie back out of the lamp.
T-Bag is rejoicing at the defeat of Debbie. T-Shirt comes in with his
balloons. T-Bag notices that the lamp has gone and works out where the
balloons came from.
genie carries on trying to conjur up the number four. He manages a core,
a saw and a door. The door has the number four on it. Since he has fulfilled
the wish, he returns to the lamp to sleep.
takes Debbie to story 5.