- Interlude -
The Khan Ages - Episode 7
The Khans, having taken one of the smallest steps in the
history of mongrel-kind, have fallen through a door which separates Luxembourg
from the rest of the known world and now find themselves on the front steps of
Traditional german folk music starts to play, and continues
throughout the episode
We just fell out of Luxembourg.
Where are we now, then? Bede?
Sound of a crate of glass bottles
Hey, what are they?
I think, father, that these bottles contain white German beer.
Ah give us one, Bede.
Gah, strewth, milk!
It's everywhere - hundreds of bottles of milk.
They must have gone on holidays and forgot to tell the
Geez, yeah; for once, Neville, I'm thinking you might be
right. I doubt it, though.
Hey! Look at this money wrapped up in a note!
Someone's left his Marks, alright!
That'll be the Germans' milk money. I'll take that, just for
safekeeping. Keep it in me safe!
Ah yeah. Haw haw!
Everywhere you perceive, O father illustrious dear, I -
Shut up, Bede. What are the Germans famous for?
Pork knuckles; hitting people; thick women; beer...
Yes. They are an advanced civilisation which grew out of an
early opening crevice in the ice age which revealed a liquid forever amber.
Ever since they have paid homage to the Great God Froth, and have celebrated
this venerated genesis with a time of revelry. In November. Annually.
What time is it now?
Er - eleven grains past October.
You'd better check the grog supplies, Nev.
Where are the grog camels?
Sounds of a grunting camel or two
Bring on the kegs of the desert, let's have an icko-mo at the
Let's take a look at the spirit level.
Whirrs and whizzes from some machinery
Yeah, plenty of scotch. Now I'll just whack the old dipstick
in the beer bag - strewth! We're out of beer!
Transcribed by Kevin from an off-air recording made by Warren.
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