T. Bag And The Sunstones Of Montezuma Episode 5: Hippies

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UK Air Date03/02/1992, 4.00pm
Repeat ScreeningN/A
Copyright YearMCMXCII (1992)
VTR Date23/10/1991
Fremantle Archive Ref53470
Consecutive Episode Number79
IMDB LinkEpisode page

T. Bag (Tabatha Bag)Georgina Hale
T. Shirt/Ed BangerJohn Hasler
PennyEvelyn Sweeney
Sonny DazeJoe Grossi

Make UpAngela Seyfang
CostumesRaymond Childe
Lighting DirectorPeter Bower
Stage ManagerTeresa Joselyn
Production AssistantGill Thomas
DesignerIan Russell
ProducerCharles Warren
Directed ByGlyn Edwards
Written ByLee Pressman
Grant Cathro

Penny arrives on a beach and meets Ed Banger who is the exact double of T-Shirt. On a ship which is home to the radio station Radio Love is a DJ called Sonny Daze who has the next Sunstone until he gives it to Ed Banger. When T-Bag mistakes him for T-Shirt chaos ensues.<
The High-T Website synopsis

T-Bag

T-Shirt

Ed Banger

Hippie T. Bag

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I should have got myself a budgie

T-Bag: What are you doing down there, you idiot?
T-Shirt: Listening to the radio.
T-Bag: Oh, can't you listen to it somewhere else?
T-Shirt: What, you mean like my bedroom.
T-Bag: I was thinking more like Africa, turn it off.
T-Shirt: No way.
T-Bag: Oh, you're becoming a right little degenerate you know, cheeky, lazy, you never do anything to help me. I mean, what's the point, I let you live here out of the goodness of my heart and all I get in return is a bucket load of grief, I mean is it too much to ask for a little bit of respect and civility just once in a while.
T-Shirt: Sorry, did you say something?
T-Bag: Oh I give up, I do, I do, I do, my mother was right I should have got myself a budgie.

Added: 04/04/2011

A One-Legged Horse

Ed Banger: Far out. Triple wow.
T-Bag: Oh, I'm sorry I was a bit hard on you earlier.
Ed Banger: This is really freaky.
T-Bag: I didn't know you were going to pull off a stunt like that.
Ed Banger: Hey babe, we're on a one way ticket to cosmic city here.
T-Bag: Oh, yes, yes T-Shirt. Now if you could just hand over the sunstone.
Ed Banger: Say, who are you? What's with that weird old gear? What's going on here?
T-Bag: Yoooooouuu, youuuuu just have to wind me up, don't you? You can't simply come back and just hand over the sunstone, oh no, you have to give me all this flash smart gobbledegook, just give me the stone.
Ed Banger: What stone?
T-Bag: Ohhhhh, is my hand itching to thump you mate.
Ed Banger: Hey, cool it babe.
T-Bag: If you don't hand it over I'm going to knock your teeth so far down your throat you'll have to sit on 'em to eat your breakfast, arrggghh.
Ed Banger: Here, take it, take it. Boy, this is turning out to be a real downer.
(Ed takes of a chain with bells on it).
T-Bag: T-Shirt youíre about as much use as a one-legged horse on derby, forget it, forget it, Iíll go and get the sunstone myself, you wait here and meditate on this!
(T-Bag hits Ed Banger).
Ed Banger: Oh.
(T-Bag uses her magic and disappears).
Ed Banger: There's a chick who's karma's not in a state of equilibrium.

Updated: 04/04/2015

Peace and love

Sonny Daze: You crazy lunatic. Look at what you've done?
T-Bag: Oh cheap rubbish, now about that little something.
Sonny Daze: Out, out, out!
T-Bag: Oh whatever happened to peace and love?
Sonny Daze: Shove love and take a piece of this! Have a nice swim back to the shore.
T-Bag: Oh Mr music man. Arrrggh.

Added: 04/04/2014

A nice refreshing cuppa tea

Ed Banger: Hey what do you reckon man? Thought I'd just customise the old pad, neat huh?
T-Bag: You! You!
Ed Banger: Hey you look real spaced out, here sit down, sit down. What you need is a nice refreshing cuppa tea. Here, drink this, be happy.
T-Bag: What are you trying to do? Poison me or what?
Ed Banger: Huh?
T-Bag: What is that muck?
Ed Banger: Rosehip and Petunia.
T-Bag: T-Shirt, if you haven't written your will, now's the time to get scribbling.
Ed Banger: Hey, what's with the T-Shirt man? The name's Banger.
T-Bag: Hmm, Banger.
Ed Banger: Ed Banger, hey.
T-Bag: Oh, so you mean you're not T-Shirt.
Ed Banger: Never was, never have been.
(T-Bag and Ed see T-Shirt in the saucer).
T-Bag: Hmmmmmm.
Ed Banger: Wow, what a gas.
T-Bag: What a gas? I'll give you gas. I'll give you enough gas to launch an airship. Hang on to your beads and bells baby. You are coming with me.

Added: 04/04/2014

Boogie!

Sonny Daze: Youíve changed your mind and decided to come back and give us another song, what a guy!
T-Shirt: Yeah man kick out the jams.
Sonny Daze: You, what are you doing here?
T-Shirt: Donít flip out, sheís just me rodeo.
T-Bag: Right on let's bogey.
T-Shirt: Boogie.

"Cosmic City Boom"
In the T-Room scene with T-Bag and Ed Banger a boom-mic can be seen travelling across the top of the screen. It appears for a few seconds after T-Bag says 'I didn't know you were going to pull off a stunt like that' at the start of Ed's line of 'Hey babe, we're on a one way ticket to cosmic city here'.

For more mistakes from other episodes, please see the Nitpicker's Guide

  • The music for the song 'Marshmellow Monday' was written by Tim Whitnall who starred as Angelo in 'Mike & Angelo', another children's TV programme written by Lee Pressman and Grant Cathro. Tim is not credited for this on the episode credits.
  • The line in Ed Banger's song Marshmellow Monday, 'I'm feeling quite weird, cause Iím growing a beard, I'll be Moustachioed one day, on Marshmellow Monday', is a reference to John Hasler growing up.
  • The name of the character Sonny Daze, is a play-on-words for 'Sunny Days'.
  • The name of the character Ed Banger, is a play-on-words for 'Head Banger'.
  • The song playing on Radio L.O.V.E just before Ed Banger introduces Ed Banger is from the folk band Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, Gifted and Black.