Theo serves as the designated reader for this episode.
Gawain's Word: The knights "sl" and "ip" blend together at high speed to create the word "slip." They then both slip and fall over.
There are four new words in this episode. They are:
courage, squished, swabbed, treasure
The target vowel is the short "i" in the word ship.
The key word in this episode is ship.
Anne Bonney: (singing) Well, first ye need a ship / And then ye need a crew / And only a leaky, creaky ship and a nasty crew will do...
Theo: Well now, hold on there a minute, captain. (snickers) You may just want to read about Anne Bonney.
Cleo: She was a real pirate who lived a long time ago.
Lionel: Well, blow me down.
Though the Mississippi Skip story and the book The Life of Anne Bonney were created for this episode of the program, Anne Bonny was, in fact, a real life female pirate.