Zip and Zap and the Captain's Island




- Dear Three Wise Men...

- No, no.

Dear Three Swindlers!

It's Zip and Zap,

the kids who asked you

for a World Cup soccer ball and

a submarine last year.

And we got neither,

just crappy presents instead.

Let's be honest.

This relationship isn't working.

You've been screwing things up

for years now.

That's why we were forced to make

a very painful decision.

Melchior, Gaspar, Balthasar...

You're fired!

Kick the road, losers!

Oh, and don't worry about

our presents.

We'll take care of that.

Merry Christmas, little bro.

Where's my remote-controlled


Hey, check it out!


Look, a ball!

What's this?

It's a melon.


What do I look like?

A bonehead with a limp.

Put that out and find some toys.

Hey! Put that out!

What are you doing?

Don't blow on it, lamebrain!

Grab toys!

Run as fast as you can!

Let's go!

Run, run!



Don't sigh like that.

- Were not even allowed to breathe?

- No.

You were going to let us

choke to death!

Keep this up and you'll never

watch TV again.

- You already said no TV.

- Then no more bicycles.

We already did that.

- Summer camp too?

- That too.

I've got it. Make them

do dishes every night.

No, they'll break

all of my dinnerware.

Wow, you can't think of

any more punishment?

Maybe because since the toy store

accident we've had them all.

Accident? An accident is tripping

and spilling your soup.

What you did is categorical


- Categorical what?

- Come on, we're not criminals.

The newspaper said you are.

Well, it also said to blame

someone's parents.

I'm only guilty of trying

to raise you right.

Like I've always said:

you get what you deserve.

Not again. I'd like to see you

when you were kids.

I never disobeyed my parents.

Integrity, decency

and proper manners.

That was my motto.

We must be arriving.

- Arriving where?

- Yeah, tell us or we'll swim home.

We're visiting...

a publisher for my novel.

How thrilling.

- We'll be back for dinner, right?

- No.

We're staying for a few days.

We've decided that after

your last fiasco, you don't deserve

Christmas vacation.

- No Christmas?

- Take note, another punishment.

You're the worst parents

in the world.



It's going to start pouring

any minute.

You can start rowing because

I think we're lost.

- Did you follow the directions?

- Every turn.

Maybe the map the publisher sent

is wrong.

Don't worry about us. We'd rather get lost

out here than go to Dad's thing.

For once we agree. We'd rather

not have to look at you.

We should drop you off

in the next ditch.

Look! Finally.

We can ask in the town.

Are you sure? That road

isn't even on the map.

Come on, where's your sense

of adventure?

I've never had one of those.


Do you think we missed

the road to town?


It looks like an orphanage.

Should we ask inside?

Hey, look at that guy.

Get an umbrella, you pinhead.

I'll be right back.

How may I help the gentleman?

I told him, this map is wrong.

Your father's just as stubborn as you.

Hey, don't compare me to him.

Mom, if you worry about everything,

you'll never enjoy anything.

It's better to worry,

later surprises come along.

Sense of adventure...

You can't just waltz through life

like a lunatic

without thinking about

the consequences.

Okay, change of plans.

We're staying here tonight.

- Are you sure?

- No, Dad! This sucks!

Calm down. We got lost.

And apparently we can only

go back the way we came.

It's too dangerous in the rain.

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