- Interlude -
The Khan Ages - Episode 6
Owl slomicy heroes, the Khans, have pushed their way through
Central Europe and are now barred from six different countries. Late one night
they arrive at a two-bedroom, brick veneer house.
Well, this must be Luxembourg.
Doorbells and knocks at the door
Open up, open up.
Hey, Dad, it's three o'clock in the morning.
No wonder I'm hungry. Wouldn't mind a nice, juicy Luxemburger.
Do you ever think of anything else besides food, Brian?
Only at meal times.
Hey Bede, what can you tell us about this place?
Luxembourg, with a population of forty-three and a half, is
the second smallest country in the world if they all breathe in together.
What happens when they breathe out?
furious knocking at the door
Come on, come on - haven't got all night.
Creaky, rusty door opens
Ah, here we go.
Ah, evening madam.
Welcome to Luxembourg!
Our mastodon appears to have broken down. I wonder could we
use your carrier pigeon?
O sorry, our pigeon's been disconnected.
I'll biff her one, Dad.
Hang on, Brian.
But come in anyway, and sit by the fire. I'll fix you a nice
That's very kind, isn't it boys?
Mongrels - ho!
Crowd cheering continues
O dear! Mind the china cabinet! Greta, set another four
thousand places for supper! I hope we've got enough cake forks!
Right-o boys, make yourselves comfortable. But don't sit all
down at once, we'll have to do it in shifts.
Tell me, young man -
Genghis is the name, Genghis Khan, and these are my men, my
Tell me, what do you think of our country?
I'll just have a dicko. Boys, crouch down for a minute will
(There is sudden silence)
Ah yeah, very nice.
Yeah we like it. It's comfortable. I'll show you round.
Now this room here is our capital city. The hallway is the
main road through to Central Luxembourg. We do have a most efficient transport
system; just step onto this skateboard and we'll pop out into the suburbs, eh?
And what's behind this door?
A door is battered down
Don't go in there! O no, too late!
Who or what is behind that door...?
Transcribed by Kevin from an off-air recording made by Warren.
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