Mako Mermaids (2013–2016): Season 1, Episode 24 - Trust - full transcript

Cam is angry with Zac for locking the trident back up. Rita invites Zac to come over for training with the girls. Nixie isn't happy when he arrives. She doesn't trust him and is suspicious of his loyalties. Rita and the girls inform Zac of their plan to return him to a normal human but he wishes to remain a merman. As Lyla and Zac grow closer, Nixie becomes more upset, especially since Sirena and David have become close. Cam approaches Nixie about him not wanting Zac to be a merman either. Lyla reveals her wish for Zac to join the pod to Rita, Nixie, and Sirena but they are unsure. Nixie notifies Cam of her interest in teaming up with him to return Zac to normal but can she trust him?

♪ In this world ♪

♪ We're all alone ♪

♪ You know I love ♪

♪ My island home ♪

♪ We'll make this right ♪

♪ Find our way

Through this mystery ♪

♪ I just wanna be

Swimming in the sea ♪

♪ Now it's just you and me

Forever, ever, ever ♪

♪ I just wanna be

With you feeling free ♪

♪ It's my destiny

Forever, ever, ever ♪

♪ Together ♪

♪ Forever ♪

♪ Together lying in the sun ♪

♪ Together ♪

♪ And ever ♪

♪ Together ♪

♪ Just be you and me ♪

♪ I just wanna be ♪


Hey, want to grab

something to eat?

I'll be all right.

What's the matter? You've hardly

spoken to me all morning.

You could have owned that reef,

that whole island.

Now, I helped you

get the trident back,

and what did you do?

Locked it up

in that cave again.

Because it's dangerous.

You saw what it did to Lyla.

Only because she tried

to take it off you.

Zac, they don't

want you to have it.

But again, what do you do?

You roll over and do exactly

what they tell you to do.

Whatever. Forget it.

Why would you

even listen to them?

You know you can't trust them.

Get out of my way.

I'm telling you,

they're making a fool of you.

And I'm telling you,

get out of my way.

They're using you!

You two!


What is going on?

I tripped.


Me too.


Maybe a stint of detention

will improve your balance.

Go and get some lunch

and keep your hands to yourself.

Yes, miss.

Let's talk.

I take it that had something

to do with the trident.

It's not important.

I can handle it.

You know,

not everyone is gonna agree

with your decision

to put it back,

but you did do

the right thing.

It can't have been easy.

I didn't have

a lot of choice.

Well, that's just it.

You did do it

and we appreciate that.

Ever since this

whole business started,

ever since you

fell into the Moon Pool,

nothing's been easy for you,

has it?



It's like I've got a foot

in two different worlds.

One here on land

and the other out at sea.

Trust me, I understand.

It hasn't been easy

for the girls either.

I train them at home.

Why don't you

join us tomorrow morning?

Now that the trident's put back,

next full moon,

all we have to do

is get Zac back here in the pool

and we'll be right.

All we've got to do?


That's how he got his powers.

That's how we remove them.

It makes

perfect sense to me.

He goes back

to being a normal guy,

Aquata and the pod

can finally return

and everything goes back

to the way it was.

Dream on, Sirena.

Do you really think

he'll be that helpful?


What's going on

between you and Zac?


Well, that's what he said.

I didn't believe him either.

That's very untrusting,


Being suspicious

is not a good look.

Neither is

beating up your best friend.

Nobody was

beating anybody up.


It was a disagreement.

About what?

Look, you two have been

besties your whole lives.

What could he possibly have done

to make you this angry?

Don't know.

You'll have to ask him.

He won't talk about

something like this.

And neither can I.


Hey, Rita, we've got

everything set up for you.


That's great. Um...

We have a visitor.


Come in.


Um, what's he doing here?

Zac's here

because I invited him.

He's caught between

two worlds.

It's making things

really difficult for him.

He wants to learn

more about what happened.

Problem is,

mermaids don't really

know that much

about mermen.

Why not?

Probably because

we're all too busy escaping you.

Some mermen have tried

to destroy us in the past.

According to legend,

it's been that way

ever since there was a war

between us long ago.

Oh, that's right,

a war between us.

Long ago.

Didn't seem that long ago

when he had a trident on us.

He put it back.

What else do you want him to do?

You know, you're the reason

why our pod left Mako.

Mermaids wouldn't dare

be around a merman.

I can't just

pack up and move.


You don't have to.

All you have to do

is stop being a merman.

Go back to your world

and we will go back to ours.


It may be possible

to reverse

what happened to you.


We think that

if you're in the Moon Pool

during the full moon

it might reverse what happened.


Ah. I gave up the trident.

I didn't expect to have to

give up my powers as well.

I knew it.

Nixie, this is a huge thing

we're asking of him.

They're not his powers, okay?

They're ours.

He got them by accident.

We told him what he had to do,

he said he won't.


Give him the chance

to think about it.


A chance to hang around us

so he knows exactly

how to attack us later.

Nixie, that's enough.

We need to talk.

What is wrong with you?

There's nothing

wrong with me.

You're the one

he knocked unconscious.

Or do you not remember?

Yeah. Yeah, I remember.

I also remember that

he was the one who saved me.

That's right. He didn't

have to do that.

He didn't have to zap her

in the first place.

He didn't have to make himself

our enemy, but he did.

He also didn't have to put

the trident back, but he did.

Yeah, right where he can get it

straight back next full moon.

I don't think he'd do that.

Based on what?

Based on he said he won't,

and I trust him.

I trust him too.

You're both nuts.

He came here today. Why would he

do that if he was fighting us?


He can still turn against us.

He won't.

He's not our enemy.

And he's not our friend, either.

He's not to be trusted.

You want to sell us out,

that's up to you.

But I'm not

being a part of this.


Nixie, don't.

I'm really sorry, Zac. We'll

work on her. She'll come around.

No, she won't.

This wasn't a good idea.

I'd better go.

I really appreciate

what you tried to do.

This can still work.

We can still help you.

Forget it.

Zac, please.

Didn't take you long

to get Zac to come around.


Getting him

to give up the trident.

You've got him

right where you want him.

Better make space

in that Moon Pool.

He's not gonna be

hanging around here much longer.

He'll be off swimming.

Like you.

Get real, Cam.

We don't want him

in the Moon Pool.

We don't want him

being anything like us.

Or I don't.

Oh, come on, you couldn't

wait to get him on your side.

We don't want him on our side.

We want him on your side.

All walking,

all land-dwelling.

So you'd be happy

if he wasn't a merman?

Wow, you're a quick one.


And what about the others?

Do they agree?

If they had any sense in them,

they would.

That's why we're here,

you know.

To bring him back to normal,

so the pod can come back.

But no, they're welcoming him.

I don't want him

to be a merman either.

Since when?

You wanted him

to bring the trident back.

So he could

protect himself.

He used to be

a good friend of mine. Now...

I just want things

back the way they were

before he fell in that pool.

Sounds like

we want

exactly the same thing.



♪It's how you look at me ♪

♪ How can it be? ♪

♪ You've come to save me now ♪

Hey. Zac.

I don't need your help,


All this time, I've had to

work it all out by myself.

I figured out my powers and--

You don't understand.

Being a merman, it's not

just about your powers.

There is so much more.

How do you feel when

you're swimming out there?

I don't know.

Yeah, you do.

Tell me.

It just feels right.

I feel free.

Completely free.

No homework,

no parents.

It's just me and the ocean.


Have you ever

just stopped swimming

and hung there

in the deep blue,

just closed your eyes and...

felt that connection?

I don't know, maybe.

You haven't felt it.

Come on. I'll show you.

♪ You've come to save me now ♪

♪ And then you look around ♪

♪ This world is tumbling down ♪

♪ But I'm not afraid

With you ♪


♪ It's not the end

Now that you're here ♪

♪ You'll always be in my heart ♪

♪ Stay with me ♪

♪ And hold me now ♪

♪ You make my dreams

Come true ♪

♪ Stay with me ♪

♪ I need you now ♪

♪ Share my love with you ♪

♪ It's how you look at me ♪

♪ How can it be? ♪

♪ But I'm not afraid with you ♪



That was so totally awesome.

I know. And guess what.

It gets better. Sometimes

they let me swim with them.

We can do that

next time if you like.


They'll let us near them?

We're not separate to the ocean.

We're part of it.

We can sense things,

like the whispers

in the currents and tides

and listening

to sea creatures.

Just by looking we can tell

if a shark's friendly or not.

Or whether a dolphin

will help us find our way.

I never

thought of it like that.

Am I really

the reason your pod left?

Not you personally.

But the fact

you're a merman, yeah.

Mermaids fear them more than

anything else in the ocean.

And there was really a war

between them?

That trident you found,

that was the mermen's

greatest weapon.

The mermaids

were powerless against it.

How did they survive?

Because of one merman.

He knew the war was wrong

so he took the trident

and locked it away in a chamber

where it could never be found.

Till I did.

Then I used it against you.

Until you realized

what you were doing.

Then you locked it away again.

Just like he did.

I guess I did.

I never meant to cause

a war between us.

There isn't between us.





Where'd you go?


You're still upset.

Well, what did you expect?

I mean, you're making

a huge mistake.



I've got two more songs

and then I promise

we'll talk about this. Okay?




♪ Being alone in this place ♪

♪ Knowing that soon

I'll be home and I pray ♪

♪ As we share forever

And grow together ♪

♪ Facing so much every day ♪

Do you know

where Zac is?

No idea. What about

the other one of them?

They usually travel

in packs of three.

♪ But I won't surrender

'Cause I remember ♪

♪ Shine

Shine your light on me ♪

♪ This love we share

Will set us free ♪

♪ Though I'm far from home

And we'll always be ♪

♪ This is our destiny ♪


Yeah, okay,

I'll just grab some.

David wants you.

David? But--

Yeah, right now, Carly. Hurry.

♪ But I won't surrender

'Cause I remember ♪

♪ Shine

Shine your light on me ♪

You really do have a tail.

What did you expect,

a propeller?

I'll cover for you.

♪ This is our destiny ♪

♪ This is our destiny ♪


What are you two

doing in there?

You wouldn't believe me

if I told you.

Didn't need you

to cover for me.

Oh, well, I can't resist

a fish-girl in distress.

Oh, I'm sorry, are you saying

you want me to thank you?

Wouldn't hurt.

Thank you.

Hey. You okay?

Where are you going?


Doesn't matter.

Don't worry about it.

I'll walk you.

I don't need you

to walk me.


You don't mind if I walk in the

same sort of direction, do you?

You know,

you can trust me now.

You and I

are on the same page.

You know, the first time

you showed up,

I thought you were pretty.


Yeah, okay, right.


And now you've seen me

with a tail.

I still think so.

I don't belong here.

I'm sorry I came.

I'm not.

You know,

I meant what I said earlier.



He doesn't belong

in your world.

I want him back to normal.

Just as much as you do.


So we could always

work together and fix him.

Think about it.


Is it safe for me to go home

yet, or is he still there?

He's gone back to his place.

Oh, yeah.

Till next time.

What's going on?

Oh, nothing.

Lyla took Zac to see

our Moon Pool.


He has the right

to see our world.

You know, while you were off

just revealing all our secrets,

I actually got splashed.

At the cafe.

Yeah, where were you to help me?

I didn't know.

I'm sorry. Are you okay?

Yeah, right.

I didn't know either, Nixie.


I wish I were there

to help you,

but I'm not sorry

that I spent time with Zac.

He's just like us.

He wants to learn about

the ocean,

he wants to know about

our connection.

Yeah, so he can

use it against us.

No, so he can be one of us.

Wait. One of us?

I want him to join our pod.



Are you kidding me right now?

Well, mermaids have made

an alliance

with a merman in the past.

Yes, but that was

a thousand years ago.

When a merman locked the trident

away on Mako, just like Zac did.


You really want us

to plead his case

to the mermaid council?


We're still banished.

We can at least try.

They are never

going to trust a merman.

They have in the past.

So they will again.

Then there's no reason

to change him back.

He can stay as a merman,

it'll be safe for the pod

to return to Mako.

They'll never agree to that.

Oh, why not?

I can tell you why not.

Because you're thinking

about your heart

and not thinking

with your head.

I am not.

Yes, actually, you are.

Are you listening to yourself?

We can do this.

We can make this work.


Remember what you said

to Rita yesterday?


Me turning up

wasn't a good idea?


She meant what she said.

She wants to help you.

You're welcome

at her home anytime.




You have to choose.


Because what

Lyla wants to do is crazy.

We can't let this

go any further.

We have to stop her.

You should

just start the lesson.

Well, I'd rather wait

till Nixie's here.

That's probably

not gonna happen.

She doesn't want to be

a part of our class anymore.




What is it?

I need to know

if you and me

are still working together.

To fix Zac.

Yeah. Totally.

I want to help him.

But I want to help

you guys too.

You know,

you can trust me, Nixie.


I think you and I

make a pretty good team.

Okay, let's do it.

You and me.

I'll-- I'll be in touch.



♪ In this world ♪

♪ We're all alone ♪

♪ You know I love

My island home ♪

♪ We'll make this right ♪

♪ Find our way

Through this mystery ♪

♪ I just wanna be ♪

♪ Swimming in the sea ♪

♪ Now it's just you and me ♪

♪ Forever, ever, ever ♪

♪ I just wanna be ♪

♪ With you feeling free ♪

♪ It's my destiny ♪

♪ Forever, ever, ever ♪

♪ Ooh, ooh, ooh

Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh ♪

♪ Ooh, ooh, ooh

Ooh, ooh, ooh ♪

♪ Ooh, ooh, ooh

Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh ♪

♪ Just be you and me ♪

♪ I just wanna be ♪

♪ Swimming in the sea ♪

♪ Now it's just you and me ♪

♪ Forever, ever, ever ♪

♪ I just wanna be ♪

♪ With you feeling free ♪

♪ It's my destiny ♪

♪ Forever, ever, ever ♪

♪ Together ♪

♪ Forever ♪

♪ Together lying in the sun ♪

♪ Together ♪

♪ And ever ♪

♪ Together ♪

♪ Just be you and me ♪

♪ I just wanna be ♪