An t-Eun-Ailbhein/The Elephant Bird Rathad An Sutha


An t-Eun-Ailbhein/The Elephant Bird

Gaelic cartoon series about a girl who lives next door to a zoo and is told a story by the animals every night.


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# 64, 64, 64 Zoo Lane 64, 64, 64 Zoo Lane... #

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Hello, I'm Lucy. I live at 64 Zoo Lane

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and I have very special neighbours. Look!

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# There's one with a hump, one who can jump, and one who is plump

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# 64, 64, 64 Zoo Lane

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# Some like it hot, some like it chilly, some like it silly

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# 64, 64, 64 Zoo Lane

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# Some are friendly, some are scary But not one is ordinary

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# 64, 64, 64 Zoo Lane

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# Some are spotty, some are stripy Prickly...woolly...furry...slimy

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# Some are quite big, some are small And Georgina is incredibly tall

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# 64, 64, 64 Zoo Lane # 64, 64, 64 Zoo Lane. #

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Bedtime, Lucy! >

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OK, Mum.

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TAPPING

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Hi, everyone!

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Hello! Anyone at home?

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It's Lucy! I've arrived!

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-Ooh, it tickles!

-Serves you right! It's as if you didn't recognise me.

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Well... You do look, em...

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-Yes?

-..Different.

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Actually, Lucy, you look very grown-up.

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That's exactly what I was hoping you'd say.

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I want to look grown-up! Grown-ups stay up late and boss people around!

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ALL: Oh, no!

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Don't blush, Lucy! Sometimes we all wish we were someone different.

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I wish I was Tickles. He knows the best jokes.

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Sometimes, I wish I was as big and strong as Nelson!

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And once, I wished I could fly like a bird.

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Now, you're making fun of me!

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No, we're not!

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-It's true!

-Nelson did want to be a bird!

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It was a long time ago...

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but, yes...I was a bird for a day.

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I still hold the long-distance flying record for elephants!

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-Really?

-Go on, Molly, you tell the story.

-All right, then.

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'Nelson was always busy doing "elephanty" things.

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'He was big and strong and helped the other animals.'

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Oh, no...!

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'Nelson was so good at doing "elephanty" things,

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'that he got a bit bored.'

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Oh, this is all too easy!

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I need a new challenge.

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'And that's when Nelson spotted a weaverbird.'

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WEAVERBIRD SINGS

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Oh, thanks!

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-What are you doing?

-I'm making a nest.

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All birds have nests. They're nice and comfy to sleep in.

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-Could I build one?

-I suppose so. It would have to be big!

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That's OK - I've got all day!

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'So, Nelson started to build a nest.'

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Uh...!

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'Nelson liked his nest very much!'

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I want to be a bird!

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'His friend, the weaverbird, agreed to give Nelson a few lessons.

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'First, the weaverbird showed Nelson how to flap his wings.

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'Nelson didn't have wings to flap so he flapped his ears instead...'

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Oh...!

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'But that didn't work.

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'The weaverbird mentioned feathers.'

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-Feathers?

-They help birds to fly!

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You need lots and lots of feathers.

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Here's one to get you started.

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'So Nelson borrowed a feather from each of his bird friends.'

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Ouch!

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At last! I'm a bird!

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I'm a bird! I'm a...!

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'Nelson thought he would never be able to fly!'

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< SINGING

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Here, Nelson! Come and look at this!

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Uh... It's a tree!

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I've seen one before!

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This just isn't any old tree!

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This is a helicopter tree!

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A helicopter tree?

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Here...! Watch this!

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'The seed of the helicopter tree gave him a brilliant idea.'

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What you making, Nelson?

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You'll see.

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-What do you think of my helicopter blades?

-But they're banana leaves!

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Give it a spin and then stand well back!

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Be careful, Nelson!

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Ooh, I'm flying!

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Well done, Nelson!

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This is great! You get such a good view from up here!

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Hello, Audrey!

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Oh...!

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Oh, hello, Nelson!

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-Hello, weaverbird!

-Yoo-hoo!

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'But soon, Nelson began to take being a bird a bit too seriously.

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'He tried to hatch some watermelons.'

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Oh...!

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Ooh...!

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'He wanted to catch worms like the weaverbird.

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'Worms were a bit small for him but snakes were just the right size.'

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HISS

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'It got really bad

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'when he tried to beat the world long-distance flying record!'

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Is this a good idea?

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I'm not an elephant any more - I'm a bird now! I've practised very hard!

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-It's very windy!

-Huh! We birds don't mind a little breeze!

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'The wind caught Nelson and he flew high up into the air.'

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BIRDS SING

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'Then, the wind began to blow even stronger!'

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Oh...oh...! Look out...!

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Woh...!

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Ahem! Dangerous flying, ignoring a traffic signal,

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failing to report an accident with a flamingo

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AND landing in a manner such as to endanger other animals!

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'Nelson realised that he wasn't really a very good bird.

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'The animals thought of a plan to make Nelson feel better again.'

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Oh, my! Oh, my! Oh, my!

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-Oh, dear!

-Oh, my!

-Oh, dear!

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What's going on down there?

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A big boulder rolled in front of King Snake's burrow.

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It's heavy! No-one can lift it. I'm off to get help.

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I could move it.

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No, you're a bird - birds can't shift boulders!

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No, I'm not! I'm an elephant!

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I feel better already!

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-Oh!

-Oh!

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THUNDERING TREMORS

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Thank you, Nelson.

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'Nelson was helping the others by doing things only an elephant can do

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'and he was happy again.'

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It is with great pleasure, I accept this award for long-distance flying.

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CHEERS

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But...I have decided that the sky is for the birds.

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From now on, I will be an elephant again!

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CHEERS

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'All the animals were pleased to have back the old Nelson again.'

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That's amazing, Nelson! You actually learned to fly!

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Whee...! I'm an elephant bird!

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I like you better as big, strong Nelson, the elephant.

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And we like you just the way you are.

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Not too grown-up!

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Everybody's special.

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Especially you!

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-Good night, everyone.

-ALL: Good night, Lucy!

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Subtitles by Carla Rossi BBC Scotland, 2001

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