Babar: All Player Out – Ep.51


CLOSED CAPTIONING PROVIDED BY YTV CANADA, INC. (♪♪♪)>>>(kids giggling)>>HI, POPPA. (♪♪♪) UNCLE ARTHUR!>>MOMMA, MOMMA. (giggling) (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪)>>IF I BE FALSE OR SWERVE A HAIR FROM TRUTH, WHEN TIME IS OLD AND HATH FORGOT ITSELF, WHEN WATER DROPS HAVE WORN THE STONES OF TROY AND BLIND OBLIVION SWALLOWED CITIES.>>BRAVO, BRAVO!>>>(applause)>>DID YOU KNOW, WHEN I WAS A LITTLE GIRL, I WANTED TO BE AN ACTRESS?>>YOU DIDN’T TELL ME THAT.>>EVERY NIGHT I WOULD DREAM THAT I WAS ON THE STAGE, TAKING BOWS, AND EVERYONE WAS CHEERING.>>AND WHO SAYS DREAMS CANNOT COME TRUE? WHY DON’T YOU AUDITION, CELESTE?>>WELL, MAYBE. THAT WAS SUCH A LONG TIME AGO, BABAR. I WAS ONLY A CHILD THEN. IT ALL SEEMS RATHER SILLY NOW.>>DREAMS ARE NEVER SILLY. YOU’RE NOT AFRAID, ARE YOU?>>OF COURSE NOT.>>I DIDN’T THINK SO.>>AND THEN THERE’S THE GUARDS’ ANNUAL BRICK-BITING CONTEST. YOU WILL OFFICIATE, OF COURSE. AND THEN YOU’RE TO ATTEND THE RHINO RANGERS’ BIRD-CALLING FESTIVAL.>>WHOA! BASIL, YOU’RE GETTING ON MY NERVES. DON’T YOU HAVE SOMETHING BETTER TO DO THAN NAG ME WITH THESE UNENDING CHORES?>>BUT, SIR, THAT’S MY JOB.>>DON’T TAKE IT SO SERIOUSLY. RELAX A BIT. ISN’T THERE SOMETHING ELSE YOU’D RATHER BE DOING?>>NOW THAT YOU MENTION IT, YOUR MOST-GH-CONSIDERATE-NESS, YOU KNOW THAT LITTLE THEATRE PROJECT I’M INVOLVED IN? I’VE BEEN INVITED TO BE THE DIRECTOR!>>(yawn) SOUNDS EXCITING.>>IF I HAD MORE TIME TO DEVOTE, IT COULD REALLY BE A BANG-UP PRODUCTION.>>WONDERFUL. DO IT. DEVOTE YOURSELF FULLY TO THE THEATRE. WITH VICTOR AT CAMP, AND LADY RATAXES AT HER MOTHER’S, I’LL BE ABLE TO GET DOWN TO SOME SERIOUS SLOTH.>>ARE YOU WILLING TO PUT THAT IN WRITING, SIR?>>UH-HUH.>>OH, THANK YOU, YOU PRINCE AMONG RHINOS!>>YOU BET.>>YOU WON’T FORGET ABOUT THE PALACE PAYROLL, WILL YOU, YOUR ROYAL MUNIFICENCE?>>GOODBYE, BASIL. GO, GET LOST, BEFORE I CHANGE MY MIND. (laughing)>>>(murmuring)>>EXCUSE ME. EXCUSE… MIGHT I SUGGEST, A DIRECTOR’S CHAIR WOULD BE A MOST APPROPRIATE PROP FOR ME… THE DIRECTOR? OH, THANK YOU…>>URSULA, SIR. THE STAGE HAND. WELL, THE STAGE HAND NOW, BUT REALLY, I WANT TO BE AN ACTRESS.>>AND I’M SURE YOU WILL, URSULA. I’M READY TO START AUDITIONING NOW.>>SIR? I’D LIKE TO TRY, PLEASE.>>QUEEN CELESTE! WHAT BRINGS YOU TO OUR HUMBLE THEATRE?>>WELL, ACTUALLY, I’VE COME TO AUDITION. IT’S A BIT SILLY, REALLY, BUT HERE I AM.>>QUEEN CELESTE, IN OUR PLAY? WE’RE TALKING A SURE-FIRE HIT! SELL-OUTS, MOVIE RIGHTS! AN INTERVIEW IN “MATINEE”. HOW ABOUT THE ROLE OF FAIRY QUEEN?>>BUT I HAVEN’T AUDITIONED YET.>>AUDITION? OH, RIGHT, AUDITION. READ WHATEVER YOU WANT, QUEEN CELESTE. IT’S ALL THE SAME TO ME.>>IF I BE FALSE OR SWERVE A HAIR FROM TRUTH, WHEN TIME IS OLD AND HATH FORGOT ITSELF–>>STOP! FABULOUS, MARVELLOUS, SUPER-PENDOUS! BORN FOR THE PART. A NATURAL! EVERYONE, I’D LIKE TO INTRODUCE OUR NEW LEADING LADY, QUEEN CELESTE, THE FAIRY QUEEN!>>>(applause)>>Babar: A SPLENDID JOB OF OVERSEEING THE LANDSCAPING, POMPADOUR.>>WHY, THANK YOU, SIRE.>>THE GARDENS HAVE NEVER LOOKED BETTER.>>Celeste: OH, BABAR!>>HELLO, CELESTE.>>I HAVE GOOD NEWS. I WENT TO THE THEATRE TODAY AND AUDITIONED FOR THE PLAY, AND THEY’VE GIVEN ME THE LEAD ROLE!>>CONGRATULATIONS, DEAR.>>WHY, THAT’S FABULOUS NEWS!>>WE’RE VERY PROUD OF YOU, QUEEN CELESTE.>>THE PLAY STARTS IN A WEEK. WE’RE GOING TO HAVE TO REHEARSE A GREAT DEAL. I WAS HOPING THAT YOU COULD HELP ME WITH SOME OF MY DUTIES.>>DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING. I’M SURE WE’LL MANAGE BETWEEN THE THREE OF US.>>WE MOST CERTAINLY WILL.>>I WISH I COULD STAY AND TELL YOU ALL ABOUT IT, BUT TONIGHT IS MY FIRST REHEARSAL!>>GOODBYE, CELESTE.>>(snoring) AH, WHAT A FULFILLING DAY. A LITTLE SNACK BEFORE DINNER WOULD BE PERFECT. STUPID DOOR. ANYBODY IN THERE? OPEN UP! IT’S ME, YOUR LORD AND MASTER. CONFOUND IT. NO KEYS. GUARDS, FRONT AND CENTRE. GUARDS! TYPICAL. I TAKE AN AFTERNOON OFF, BASIL JOINS THE THEATRE, AND EVERYBODY LIES DOWN ON THE JOB. SAY, KID.>>HUH?>>WANNA LEND ME YOUR BIKE?>>NO.>>WELL, IF THAT’S THE WAY YOU WANT TO BE…>>HEY, MY BIKE!>>HA-HA! SUE ME! HA-HA-HA!>>AND THE MOON WILL SHINE ON THE DANCE OF THE ELVES WHEN MIDSUMMER’S EVE BRINGS MY TRUE LOVE TO ME. BASIL, WHAT DO YOU THINK?>>THINK, QUEEN CELESTE?>>AM I DOING IT RIGHT?>>ANY WAY YOU LIKE IS FINE, YOUR HIGHNESS.>>BUT WHAT DO YOU LIKE, BASIL?>>I LIKE WHAT YOU LIKE, QUEEN CELESTE.>>BASIL SEEMS RATHER EASY TO PLEASE. I’M NOT SURE I’M DOING THIS RIGHT.>>I COULDN’T HELP OVERHEARING, QUEEN CELESTE, AND I THOUGHT THAT…>>YES?>>ONLY A SUGGESTION, BUT WHY DON’T YOU TRY IT LIKE THIS? AND THE MOON WILL SHINE ON THE DANCE OF THE ELVES WHEN MIDSUMMER’S EVE BRINGS MY TRUE LOVE TO ME.>>THAT’S EXACTLY RIGHT! URSULA, I DON’T SUPPOSE YOU’D BE INTERESTED IN BEING MY UNDERSTUDY, WOULD YOU?>>WHY, I’D BE DELIGHTED! OH, BUT BASIL WILL NEVER LET ME.>>WHY DON’T YOU LET ME TALK TO HIM? I’M SURE HE WOULDN’T MIND.>>AND TOMORROW WE ATTEND THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING. I HEAR THEY’VE UNEARTHED SOME OLD TUSKS. IS SOMETHING WRONG, YOUR MAJESTY?>>I HAVEN’T SEEN THE CHILDREN LATELY. THAT USUALLY MEANS TROUBLE.>>I UNDERSTAND THEY’RE WITH CORNELIUS, SIRE.>>OH, THAT’S FINE, THEN. CARRY ON. (crashing)>>Cornelius: HELP! OH, NO.>>CORNELIUS?>>I’M AFRAID I’VE MADE A LITTLE MESS.>>ALITTLEMESS?>>HI, DAD. DID MOM TELL YOU?>>SHE’S STARRING IN “THE FAIRY QUEEN”.>>ISN’T THAT TERRIFIC?>>YES, CHILDREN, IT IS.>>CHEF TRUFFLES HAD TO LEAVE FOR THE PASTRY AUCTION, SO WE TOLD HIM WE’D MAKE DINNER.>>WE’RE SAVING SOME FOR MOTHER.>>VERY CONSIDERATE OF YOU ALL. SO, WHAT HAVE YOU WHIPPED UP?>>TOASTED CHEESE SANDWICHES.>>OH, NO, ALEXANDER. YOU RUINED THEM.>>IT’S NOT MY FAULT. THAT WAS POM’S JOB.>>IT WAS NOT! IT WAS YOURS!>>CHILDREN, CHILDREN, PLEASE! (smoke alarm ringing)>>>(children laughing)>>(snoring) OH, MY TUSKS. I’M EXHAUSTED.>>YOU’REEXHAUSTED? I ORGANIZED THE BATHTUB, TOOTHBRUSH, NIGHT SNACK, AND LIGHTS-OFF SCHEDULE. I’M POSITIVELY FATIGUED.>>WELL, NOT TO WORRY. THE PLAY CAN’T GO ON FOREVER. CELESTE WILL BE BACK SOON.>>AND THE MOON WILL SHINE ON THE DANCE OF THE ELVES…>>CELESTE LOOKS VERY HAPPY.>>YES, SHE DOES, BABAR.>>DID THE CHILDREN GET TO BED ALL RIGHT?>>YES, AND THEY SAY THEY MISS YOU VERY MUCH.>>BASIL!>>RATAXES, ARE YOU ALL RIGHT?>>WHAT DO YOU THINK? BASIL, WHERE ARE YOU?>>QUIET, PLEASE, EVERYONE. I HAVE WONDERFUL NEWS. AS YOU ALL KNOW, I’VE BEEN NEGOTIATING WITH THE NEIGHBOURING KINGDOMS. WELL, THERE’S A GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST IN OUR LITTLE SHOW, PRIMARILY DUE TO THE ILLUSTRIOUS STATURE OF OUR STAR, QUEEN CELESTE. ADVANCE SALES HAVE BEEN BYOND MY WILDEST DREAMS, AND THE BOTTOM LINE IS, THE PRODUCTION OF “THE FAIRY QUEEN” WILL BE TOURING FOR SIX WHOLE MONTHS!>>>(cheering)>>(sigh)>>BUT, SIRE, I SIMPLY MUST GET YOUR SIGNATURE ON SOME OF THIS PAPERWORK. EVER SINCE QUEEN CELESTE JOINED THAT PLAY, EVERYTHING’S FALLEN BEHIND. WHATEVER WILL HAPPEN WHEN THEY GO ON TOUR? PERHAPS IF YOU MENTION…>>NO. OH, PLEASE, ORDER A BOUQUET FOR CELESTE, AND PUT THIS NOTE IN WITH IT, AND REMEMBER: NO CARNATIONS.>>YOUR HIGHNESS, I HAVE NOT FORGOTTEN ABOUT QUEEN CELESTE’S ALLERGIES. AFTER ALL, I HAVE BEEN A MEMBER OF THIS HOUSEHOLD FOR QUITE A NUMBER OF YEARS.>>AND WE CONSIDER OURSELVES MOST FORTUNATE, POMPADOUR.>>WELL… THANK YOU VERY MUCH, SIRE. I’LL CALL THE FLORIST IMMEDIATELY.>>FATHER, CAN YOU DO THIS FOR ME?>>THERE, SON.>>GEE, MOTHER DOES IT BETTER THAN THAT.>>(sigh)>>DO YOU WANT ME TO TRY, FLORA?>>IN A MINUTE, ISABELLE. (knocking)>>PLEASE HURRY, GIRLS. WE DON’T WANT TO BE LATE.>>BUT I CAN’T GET THIS BOW TO TIE RIGHT.>>I THINK IT LOOKS VERY PRETTY.>>WELL, I DON’T.>>YAY, AND ALEXANDER SAVES THE GAME!>>ALEXANDER? YOU HAVEN’T CHANGED YET.>>I DON’T WANT TO GO. I HATE PLAYS, DAD. MAYBE IF I DIDN’T GO, MOM WOULDN’T NOTICE.>>MAYBE.>>SHE’D NOTICE. I GUESS I HAVE TO GO.>>YOU DON’T HAVE TO, ALEXANDER.>>BUT WHAT ABOUT MOM? SHE WOULDN’T ENJOY IT IF I WASN’T THERE. I’LL GO.>>YOUR MOTHER WILL APPRECIATE THAT.>>BABAR, WHY DON’T YOU GO AND CHANGE? I’LL GET EVERYONE TOGETHER.>>I’D APPRECIATE THAT, CORNELIUS.>>YOU’VE DONE A SPLENDID JOB THESE PAST FEW DAYS. IT’S BEEN HARD ON ALL OF US WITH CELESTE AWAY.>>THAT IT HAS, MY OLD FRIEND.>>A WORD OF ADVICE, BABAR: WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, THE TOUGH GET GOING. NOW, IF YOU’LL EXCUSE ME, I HAVE SOME CHILDREN TO ROUND UP. POM, FLORA!>>(sigh)>>(chanting) BASIL, BASIL, BASIL! BASIL, BASIL, BASIL!…>>YOUR TICKET, SIR?>>I’M THE GUY WHO CAN’T FIND HIS TICKET, REMEMBER?>>SORRY, SIR, BUT I CAN’T LET YOU IN WITHOUT A TICKET.>>GIVE A GUY A BREAK.>>SORRY, SIR. UNLESS YOU HAVE A TICKET, I…>>”CAN’T LET YOU IN”. THANKS A LOT FOR NOTHING. BASIL, BASIL! BASIL? BASIL!>>RATAXES, WHAT ON EARTH ARE YOU DOING?>>TRYING TO GET BASIL TO COME OUT. I CAN’T GET INTO THE THEATRE. I’VE LOST MY TICKET, AND THEY WON’T LET ME IN. ME, THE KING OF RHINOS!>>IS THIS YOUR TICKET, RATAXES?>>”IS THIS YOUR TICKET, RATAXES?” OF COURSE IT’S NOT MY TICKET. I TOLD YOU, I LOST MY… MY TICKET!>>WE’LL SEE YOU INSIDE, RATAXES. COME ON, CHILDREN. IT’S GETTING LATE. (knocking)>>COME IN.>>I WANTED TO WISH YOU LUCK, QUEEN CELESTE. IS ANYTHING WRONG?>>IT’S THE TOUR. SIX MONTHS IS TOO LONG. WHAT ABOUT MY CHILDREN, MY HOME, AND BABAR?>>BUT, QUEEN CELESTE, YOU’RE AN ACTRESS NOW. ACTRESSES GO ON TOUR. ISN’T THIS WHAT YOU WANTED?>>I DON’T KNOW ANY MORE.>>AND HOW’S MY FAVOURITE LEADING LADY? JUST STOPPED BY TO SAY BREAK A LEG, KNOCK ‘EM DEAD. THAT SORT OF THING.>>BASIL, I CHANGED MY MIND. I WON’T LEAVE MY FAMILY FOR SIX MONTHS. YOU’LL HAVE TO FIND SOMEONE ELSE.>>BUT YOU CAN’T DO THIS TO ME! THE PLAY IS SOLD OUT. THE TOUR IS SOLD OUT. IT’S JUST OPENING NIGHT JITTERS.>>Babar: CELESTE?>>KING BABAR, WELCOME TO OUR HUMBLE ABODE. TEN MINUTES TO CURTAIN TIME.>>HAVE A WONDERFUL SHOW, CELESTE. THE CHILDREN AND I WILL BE OUT THERE ROOTING FOR YOU.>>”TO THE STAR OFOURSHOW, WITH LOVE.” OH, WHAT AM I GOING TO DO?>>Celeste: HELLO? ANATOLI’S FLOWER BOUTIQUE? YES, I HAVE A RUSH ORDER. I’D LIKE IT DELIVERED TO THE THEATRE, TO QUEEN CELESTE. YES, A LARGE BOUQUET OF CARNATIONS.>>ALL RIGHT, BASIL. YOU’VE HAD YOUR FUN. NOW IT’S TIME TO COME BACK TO YOUR REAL JOB.>>I’M SORRY, YOUR RHINESS, BUT IT’S OUT OF MY HANDS. I’M A SERVANT TO THE ARTS.>>BASIL, I’M ORDERING YOU BACK. IF YOU DON’T COME BACK, YOU’RE FIRED.>>BUT, SIR, YOU PROMISED. I HAVE IT IN WRITING.>>THIS AGREEMENT ISN’T WORTH THE PAPER IT ISN’T WRITTEN ON.>>SORRY, YOUR RHINESS, BUT I TOOK THE PRECAUTION OF MAKING COPIES. NO, NO, THAT CHAIR’S FOR THE FINAL SCENE IN ACT TWO.>>COPIES? HOW MANY? (burp)>>QUEEN CELESTE, TIME TO GO ON STAGE.>>NOW?>>YOUR PUBLIC AWAITS.>>LOOK, QUEEN CELESTE. THESE JUST ARRIVED.>>LATER, URSULA. THE QUEEN HAS A PERFORMANCE TO GIVE.>>CARNATIONS. HOW LOVELY. THANK YOU. (sniffing)>>QUEEN CELESTE, PLEASE. IT’S TIME TO GO ON.>>ACHOO! OH, NO. MY ALLERGIES! ACHOO!>>WOULD YOU PLEASE STOP SNEEZING, YOUR HIGHNESS? YOU’RE DUE ON STAGE NOW.>>ACHOO! I CAN’T. I JUST REMEMBERED, I’M ALLERGIC TO CARNATIONS.>>BUT YOU’VE GOT TO GO ON. ALL THOSE PEOPLE OUT THERE HAVE COME TO SEE YOU. THEY’LL RIOT, DEMAND THEIR MONEY BACK.>>WELL, SOMEONE ELSE WILL HAVE TO GO ON.>>THERE ISN’T ANYONE ELSE.>>WHAT ABOUT URSULA?>>IMPOSSIBLE. OH, DEAR OH DEAR… OKAY! URSULA, YOU’RE ON. GET READY WHILE I TELL THE OTHERS.>>I CAN’T DO IT, QUEEN CELESTE.>>YES, YOU CAN, URSULA. I KNOW YOU’LL BE WONDERFUL.>>I’M TELLING YOU, POMPADOUR, I SHOULD NEVER HAVE GIVEN BASIL THE TIME OFF. SAY, YOU WOULDN’T WANT TO COME OVER TO RHINOLAND AND WORK FOR ME…>>I THINK NOT, LORD RATAXES.>>FIGURES.>>(Isabelle crying)>>WHY, ISABELLE, WHAT’S WRONG?>>ALEXANDER SAID MOMMY WILL BE AWAY FOREVER. THAT MEANS SHE’S NEVER COMING BACK, AND–>>THERE, THERE, ISABELLE. ALEXANDER WAS ONLY TEASING.>>BUT MOM IS GOING AWAY FOR SIX MONTHS.>>YES, BUT SIX MONTHS IS HARDLY FOREVER.>>BUT IT IS A LONG TIME.>>A LONG, LONG TIME.>>CHILDREN, PLEASE. TONIGHT IS A VERY SPECIAL NIGHT. LET’S TRY AND BE PROUD FOR YOUR MOTHER.>>LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THERE HAS BEEN AN UNFORESEEN CHANGE IN TONIGHT’S PROGRAM. THE PART OF THE FAIRY QUEEN WILL BE PLAYED BY URSULA L’AMOUR. THANK YOU.>>WHAT HAPPENED TO MOTHER?>>DOES THIS MEAN SHE’S NOT GOING AWAY?>>CHILDREN, STAY HERE AND WATCH THE SHOW.>>HOW SWEET A NIGHT. THE ZEPHYRS WHISPER THE SECRETS OF THE WOODLANDS ON SUCH A NIGHT.>>CELESTE?>>ISN’T URSULA TERRIFIC?>>WHY, YES.>>ACHOO! OH, EXCUSE ME.>>I DON’T UNDERSTAND.>>SOMEONE SENT ME CARNATIONS.>>YOUR ALLERGIES! OH, CELESTE, I’M SO SORRY.>>DON’T BE, BABAR. I’M NOT.>>BUT WHAT ABOUT YOUR WISH?>>MY WISH HAS COME TRU. I’VE BECOME PART OF THE THEATRE. WHO NEEDS TO BE THE FAIRY QUEEN WHEN THEY CAN BE QUEEN OF CELESTEVILLE?>>WHEN SOFT SUMMER NIGHTS BECKON, AND FAIRIES COME FORTH TO DANCE IN THE LIGHT OF THE LIQUID MOON…>>(muffled crying)>>AND LET THE REVELRY COMMENCE, FOR I SHALL BE YOUR QUEEN FOREVERMORE!>>BRAVO! ENCORE! AUTHOR, AUTHOR!>>BRILLIANT, STUNNING! A SIMPLY INCREDIBLE PERFORMANCE.>>IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO CHANGE YOUR MIND.>>I THINK NOT, BABAR. I HEREBY PASS URSULA THE FAIRY QUEEN CROWN. I HAVE ANOTHER THAT SUITS ME JUST FINE. LET’S GO HOME NOW, DARLING.>>AS YOU WISH, MY DEAR.>>I’D LIKE TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO THANK EVERYONE– IN PARTICULAR, OUR MARVELLOUS LEADING LADY, URSULA L’AMOUR. THE THEATRE OWNERS FOR THE TOUR WERE IN THE AUDIENCE TONIGHT, AND… WELL, THE PLAY THEY WANTED STARRED QUEEN CELESTE. BUT THEY DON’T CARE! THEY LOVED US! THEY LOVED URSULA! WE’VE GOT A SMASH ON OUR HANDS, FOLKS, SO GET READY FOR THAT TOUR.>>BASIL! EXCUSE ME. EMERGENCY! COMING THROUGH. BEEP-BEEP! BASIL… RHINOLAND IS IN DESPERATE STRAITS. YOU HAVE TO COME BACK. RHINOLAND NEEDS YOU. I NEED YOU. I’M BEGGING YOU, BASIL.>>I’M SORRY, SIR. I CAN’T, BUT I WORKED OUT A PROGRAM FOR YOU. YOUR EVERY MOVE FOR THE NEXT SIX MONTHS IS MAPPED OUT. JUST FOLLOW THIS SCHEDULE, AND ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY NOTHING CAN GO WRONG.>>BASIL! DON’T DO THIS TO ME. I BEGGED YOU. NOW WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT? I’LL DOUBLE YOUR SALARY AND I’LL GIVE YOU YOUR VERY OWN MUD ROOM.>>WITH A HORN POLISH EACH DAY?>>A HORN POLISH EACH DAY? SURE, WHATEVER. TWICE A DAY IF YOU WANT.>>HMMM… NAH.>>BAIL, WAIT. WHAT ABOUT YOUR OWN OFFICE? BASIL! CLOSED CAPTIONING PROVIDED BY YTV CANADA, INC.

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