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Long John Silver encounters a merman who is looking for a wife, so the pirate makes him a deal by giving him a wife in return for a magic compass. Long John then proceeds to kidnap Jane intending for her to become the Merman Prince's wife.

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Episode number: 1x8
Airdate: Friday October 29th, 1993

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Gary Martin (1)Gary Martin (1)
voiced The Merman Prince


Rat is rowing a boat while Long John Silver is using a periscope to look for ‘a treasure that leads to treasure’ referring to a compass that was dropped by Flint into the water in a wild pitch of rage never to be seen again. This compass will lead them to the treasure. Suddenly, Rat notices a shark. It knocks the boat sending Silver overboard, losing the map and compass. Rat throws him an oar to pull him in but it hits Silver on the head. As Rat gets a rubber ring, a strange creature carries Silver ashore. Rat rows to shore where Silver comes around. His rescuer is a merman. Silver can’t believe his eyes, having heard tales. Silver tells the merman he is looking for a special compass and asks if he knows of any treasures in these waters. The merman says he does but only has his mind set on only one treasure: a wife. He’s searched the seven seas and would give a royal treasure for a bride but none will have him. Silver comments for he could give the merman a wife: his own daughter, captured and refined: Jane, lying that she is his daughter, in return for a magic compass...

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