an old fashioned Royal Navy ship, The Captain is ordering his first
mate, Mr. Mark Question, about. The Captain is completely inept and
doesn't know the first thing about sailing or commanding a ship. Question
is really fed up with him.
in the T-Room, T-Bag is fretting because she has a spot. She blames
it on Sally making her stressed. She gets really angry and throws
the mirror onto the floor. T-Shirt tells her that she's in for bad
luck. She tells him that she doesn't take any notice of superstition,
so T-Shirt starts to make fun of her spot. She goes to grab him, but
slips on T-Shirt's skateboard and falls flat on her back.
boards the ship. She calls out to anyone who might be there, but nobody
answers, so she goes below deck. The captain comes onto the deck and
orders Mr. Question to set sail.
is telling T-Shirt off for leaving his skateboard lying around and
then burns her mouth on hot tea.
finds Sally on the deck once the ship has set sail and accuses her
of being a stowaway. He takes her to see the captain. We then find
the Captain is feeding his pet fish on maggots. Sally and Mr. Question
barge in and Mr. Question demands that Sally be punished. The Captain
dismisses him and then introduces Sally to his pet fish. He shows
Sally his pet piranha, Pollyanna. As she is looking in all the tanks,
she finds the pearl in a clam ornament.
sees Sally aborad the ship and sends T-Shirt down to keep an eye out.
Before he goes he creates a magic telephone from a teacup.
Captain tells Sally that she can have the pearl so long as she joins
the crew and works for it. He tells her to go and get a uniform from
appears on the boat and calls T-Bag on the cup to tell her that he
has nothing to report. He hides in a barrel.
Question comes into the captain's quarters to complain about a girl
joining the crew. He accuses the captain of running a floating funfair.
The captain asserts his authority and tells him to pipe down. He then
tells him to go and cook him egg and chips for his lunch.
Question makes Sally cook the lunch. When Sally has left, he empties
the bucket of potato peelings into the barrel where T-Shirt is hiding,
and drags T-Shirt to the captain's quarters. T-Shirt complements the
Captain on his fish. The captain takes an immediate liking to the
boy and makes him a member of the crew. Mr. Question is furious about
this. T-Shirt rings T-Bag and tells her that he has found the pearl.
She tells him to leave it where it is so that she can pick it up.
scrapes the remainder of the Captains dinner onto T-Shirt in the barrel.
T-Bag apears and T-Shirt tells her where the pearl is. She goes and
picks it out of the fish tank, but the captain comes in and startles
her, making her drop the pearl into the piranha tank. She rolls up
her sleeve despite the Captain's warnings and puts her hand into the
tank. The water foams and boils and T-Bag pulls her hand out with
a large piranha attached to it. The Captain pulls it off her finger
and T-Bag goes back to the T-Room.
at the T-Room, T-Bag whinges about the Captain and T-Shirt tells her
about how Mr. Question feels about him. She hatches a plan.
on deck, Mr Question asks Sally if she has seen a boy wandering around
the ship. The Captain then comes and asks Mr. Question if he has seen
a woman wandering around the ship. Sally pieces together the evidence.
The Captain returns to his quarters and T-Bag appears with T-Shirt.
Both are disguised as sailors. They plan a mutiny with Mr. Question.
Sally (who has hidden behind a barrel) hears all this and rushes to
find the Captain.
is trying to warn the Captain, but he doesn't let her get a word in
edgeways. He is holding the pearl having rescued it from the piranha
tank. Mr. Question comes in and tells the Captain that he must come
up on deck as a matter of urgency. Sally tries to warn him, but Question
tells him that there is an odd fish on the deck. This convinces the
Captain and he rushes to see.
deck, T-Bag hits him over the head and he drops the pearl. T-Shirt
grabs it and T-Bag tells everyone that she's off back to the T-Room.
Sally stamps on Mr. Question's foot so that he releases her. This
makes the Captain Laugh, so Mr Question stamps on his foot. T-Bag
laughs, so the captain stamps on her foot. T-Shirt laughs, so T-Bag
stamps on his foot. This makes him drop the pearl, which Sally grabs.
and T-Shirt return to the T-Room. Mr. Question and the Captain are
still hopping with hirting feet. The Captain pushes Mr. Question overboard
and refuses to let him aboard again until he has calmed down.