is my favourite episode from this series.
is playing his flute in the saucer, when T-Bag tells him to shut up
saying that it sounds like a giraffe with a punctured neck.
lands the saucer in egypt.
Kashbag and Professor Claude de Terre are arguing. The Prof is yelling
at him because he was hired as a guide and has misled him several
times. The Prof is about to fire him, when suddenly he spots some
heiroglyphics. He is astounded because they are so fresh looking and
well preserved (he doesn't notice the hammer and chisel that fall
out of Gunther's backpack). He apologises to Gunther.
T-Shirt and Tow-Ling get out of the saucer. Tow-Ling tells an awful
joke (My pyramid has got no nose. How does it smell? It sphinx!),
so T-Bag gets really cross and sends him back in. T-Bag and T-Shirt
spot the archaeologists and decide that they must be getting ready
to dig up a tomb. T-Bag assumes that her birthday surprise must be
under the sand, so T-Shirt decides to stop the archaeologists from
getting it first by enlisting the help of experts to persuade them
otherwise. They disguise themselves as Kit Bag and Sir Paisley Shirt.
introduce themselves to the archaeologists. They establish that they
are searching for the same tomb (that of Tutankramesesnebuchadnezzar).
T-Shirt tries to throw them off the scent, saying that they are digging
in precisely the wrong place and he points them in the right direction.
Gunther tells the Professor that they are trying to trick him into
digging in the wrong place so that they can take the credit for finding
it themselves. The Professor gets angry and pulls out a French flag
and stakes his claim that he was there first. T-Bag pulls out an English
flag and claims it for England and "The Queen". They have
a big argument.
and T-Shirt return to the saucer and T-Bag vows to think of a plan
to get to the birthday surprise before the archaeologists.
their camp, the Prof is eating snails. He decides to retire to his
tent, and Gunther tells him that he is certain that they will strike
gold in the morning.
the night, a door in the side of the tomb opens, and we hear a load
of rasping breath and roaring. A large stone block levitates into
the air and floats towards the Professor's tent. It hover briefly,
and then falls right through the centre. crushing the tent and everything
inside it flat.
awakes at the sound of the thud. He yells to the Professor, and he
emerges from behind a construction, saying that he had just popped
"for a quick...". He then spots the rock on his tent and
blames those "devilish English rogues". He storms off to
the saucer and bangs on one of it's landing legs with a shovel.
answers the door and tells him to get lost. The Professor deamans
an apology, But T-Bag throws a bucket of water over him.
that night, the Mummy comes into the saucer and puts a rattle snake
in T-Bag's bed before beating a hasty retreat. T-Bag awakes, hearing
the rattling and screams. T-Shirt comes in and reassures the snake
that it must be awful for it, and tells it not to panic. Tow-Ling
charms the snake with his flute and they are able to dispose of it.
They blame the archaelogists.
storms to the campsite and wakes the Professor. They all have a standup
row, until Tow-Ling comes along with his flute. T-Bag grabs the flute
and thorws it away. She tells Tow-Ling to get lost and they all carry
on with their row. Tow-Ling wanders to have a look at the tomb and
finds a tiny entrance. He goes in and finds all manner of treasures
row is still going on outside, when Tow-Ling opens the main entrance
to the tomb and interrupts it. They all go into the tomb. Gunther
starts grabbing all manner of trinkets and goes into raptures over
how rich he is. The Professor tells him that they are not graverobbers,
but scientists. Gunther tells him that they could be graverobbers
in their spare time, but T-Bag supports the Professor saying that
it simply isn't his to take, "The reason being it's MINE!".
stops her from grabbing treasure and warns her that the Ancient Egyptians
often left curses on their treasure. Gunther poo-poos this idea and
says that he need never work again. The Professor orders him to put
it back, but since he no longer works for him, Gunther refuses. He
pulls out a gun and tells them all the the treasure belongs to him
now. He goes to leave the tomb, but the Mummy creeps up behind him.
Gunther turns around and sees the Mummy. He turns into a pile of dust
on the ground. It then looks at T-Bag, who also has a load of treasure.
sees this and puts all the treasure she has taken back where it came
from. The Mummy then turns around and leaves. They run out of the
tomb at the sound of a huge crack of thunder.
in the desert, they find a crate in the sand. When they open it, there
is another envelope inside.