Mako Mermaids (2013–2016): Season 3, Episode 6 - Surprise! - full transcript

It's Evie's birthday! Zac is throwing her a surprise party at her house with her father. In order for it to be a surprise, Zac thinks that he should act as though it's any other day. Mimmi and Sirena explain to Ondina how birthdays and parties are for "land people." Mimmi makes Evie a waterlily perfume and Sirena made her a shell bracelet. Carly and Cam wish her a "happy birthday" at work. When Evie begins to feel like she's not special to Zac, since he seems to have forgotten her birthday, she decides to leave work early and go home. Carly has Mimmi keep her busy so that she doesn't go find out about the party. She takes her to Rita's house to give her the perfume and try to cheer her up. She lets her try on her moon ring and is called out of the room. Evie ends up shrinking herself and falling into the fish bowl Zac is giving to her for her birthday. When the girls come back into the room, they think Evie has left and head to the party with the fish bowl. Will someone discover Evie is in it?

♪ 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 ♪

♪ Forever ♪

♪ Together ♪

♪ Just be you and me ♪

♪ I just wanna be... ♪


Seriously? Zac?

-[Zac chuckles]

Shouldn't you be busy?

Yeah, I can't do anything
while Evie's at home.

But the minute she goes to work,
my master plan springs into action.

She has no idea.

[cell phone ringing]

Hi, Evie.
Yes, he's here.

Hey, your phone's off.

Where are you?

Uh, fishing with Cam.


Yeah, he got a new rod.
We wanted to try it out.

So when am I gonna see you?

I don't know.
It's pretty nice out here.

You're not gonna be out there all day.

Sorry, got a bite, can't talk. Bye.


-Oh, you're good.

I'm gonna make this
the biggest surprise of her life.

[Doug] There's my girl.

Happy birthday, honey.

[grunts affectionately]

It's a music download voucher.
I know it's not much, but...

No, Dad...

it's great.
Thank you.

So, what you got planned
for your big day?

Uh, just work, by the look of it.

Well, a quiet birthday
is not such a bad thing.

And speaking of work...

Oh, I know.
I was just going to get going.

We'll do something later.
Just you and me.

[Ondina] That smells nice.

It's water lily perfume.
I'm giving it to Evie for her birthday.


I'm giving her a shell bracelet.
What about you?

[Ondina] Why are you giving
Evie presents?

[Sirena] Land people do the opposite
of what we do.

Instead of giving presents
on their birthday, they get them.

-That's strange.
-That's not all.

Sometimes land people have parties
where you can dress up as anything,

even an animal.

-I am not doing that!

Don't worry.
It's not that kind of party.

But you still have to
give her a present.

We can all give her the perfume.

I mean, a present each.

[Doug] It's okay, Zac.
She's gone to work.

Don't worry,
she doesn't suspect a thing.

I've never thrown a surprise party before.

Well, that makes you even.
She's never had one.

So what did you get her?

Uh, nothing yet.

Everything I think of
is just too expensive.

Yeah, it was so much easier
when she was little.

How do you mean?

Well, when Evie was seven,

I got her a goldfish in a bowl
with a miniature diver and treasure chest.

Mate, she'd sit,
she'd look at it for hours.

Maybe that's where
she got her love of diving from.

I don't know why
she doesn't do it anymore.

I guess she just lost interest.

-All set?

The party platters are good to go.

-You texted Evie "happy birthday" yet?

Zac said we should just
make like it's any other day.

And don't think she'll be sus
when no one remembers her birthday.

That would seem a bit strange.

[both] Happy birthday!


It's really nice you guys remembered.

Of course.
I was just texting you.

So Zac's back from fishing, too?

Yeah, but he had to go
take care of something.

Did he say what?

Uh, his mum wanted him to pick up
some dry cleaning.

Boring, right?

Yeah, I guess I'll see him later.

-It's a pity you have to work today.
-There's not much else to do.

Zac doesn't even remember
it's my birthday.

Oh, I'm sure he does.

Then he doesn't care.

Either way,
it obviously doesn't mean much to him.

You know that's not true.

Zac's a great guy.
I wish I had what you guys have.

[cell phone ringing]


Hey, what are you doing?

Uh, walking.

Do you want to walk over here
and hang out with me?

Sorry, I can't.
A few things have come up.

What kind of things?

Just some random stuff.
I'll try and get there later, okay?

Have fun with your random stuff.

[Mimmi] Hey, Evie.

It's your special day!

You wouldn't know it.

You packing up already?
You just got here.

I'm gonna do something for my birthday,
even if I have to do it by myself.

Like what sort of things?

Mmm, might go out, might go home.

The world is my oyster.

Evie is talking about going home.

It'll ruin the surprise.
You have to do something.

[Mimmi] Me?

-I can't, I'm working.
-What will I do?

It doesn't matter.
Just keep her busy

for three hours
until the party starts.

How will I know when
three hours is up?

Look at a watch.
Go! Go!

So, do you wanna do something?

Like what?

Your present.
I can give you your present.

It's at Rita's.
I think you'll really like it.

Yeah. Okay.

Sounds nice.

Sea slugs?
That's not much of a present.

No, I'm talking about
a whole bucket of sea slugs.


Just 'cause Evie has a tail
doesn't mean she likes mermaid food.

She'll think that's weird.

-Land people's birthdays are weird.
-[doorbell ringing]


I just wanted to check
if you guys are coming to the party.

We sure are.

What's that?

It's my present for Evie.

Do you want to see?

It's not even big enough for a snack.

It's for looking at, not eating.

Evie's gonna love it.

It's a little bare.

Even goldfish appreciate
a bit of interior decoration.

How about I decorate it,
as my present to Evie?

Sure, I guess.

We'll bring it over when it's done.

As long as Evie doesn't see it
before the party.

I still say you should've
used the pink coral.

Not with a gold fish.

I hope she appreciates
all the trouble I'm going to.

It's Evie, of course she will.

-I mean the fish.

[Poseidon meows]

Shoo, Poseidon!
This fish is off limits, okay?

[Mimmi] Hey, guys.
Evie's here.

[both] Happy birthday!


I brought Evie by
to show her her present.


So, why don't you take her up there
and show her?

[Ondina] Yes, you should do that.

Right now.


[Mimmi] It's water lily perfume.

[Evie] Thanks, but if I touch it,
won't I transform?

[Mimmi] Despite the name,
water lily perfume

is made with natural oils, not water.

So it's perfect for you.

It's really nice.

Thank you so much, Mimmi.

I'm sure Zac will love it.

Yeah, I doubt he'd notice.

He hasn't remembered
it's my birthday.

He didn't even call me.

And then when I called him, he didn't
remember today was anything special.

Maybe I'm not anything special.

You certainly are.


In lots of ways.

Your mermaid skills, for example.

If you were in a pod,
you'd be close to getting your moon ring.

You think?


In fact, I reckon
you should try one on for size.

Mimmi, could we see you
for a second?

[softly] Okay.

-[Mimmi] What's up?
-Zac's present for Evie is in there.

We promised him
we wouldn't let her see it.

Carly said I had to keep her busy
until it was time for the party

or it would ruin the surprise.

So take her somewhere else.


[Evie high-pitched] Hello?



-[Poseidon growls]



Um, Poseidon...




Hey, Evie?
How about we go for a walk to the--


It's not like her to just leave.

What if she's gone home?

She's probably just gone for a swim.

[Sirena] Yeah, we would've seen her
if she left through the bookcase.

I'd better catch her.

And we'll get ready for the party.

Evie left.

What? Why?

Because someone very important to her
didn't wish her a happy birthday.

But that would've ruined the surprise.

I think you gave her an even bigger one
by not saying anything.

[sighs] I better call her.

It's okay.
I sent Mimmi with her.


Don't worry.
I gave her strict orders

not to let Evie near the house
until the party.

Poseidon, I told you, off limits.

Sirena! Down here!

Come on, Poseidon.
This fish is for Evie, not you.

Ondina, wait!

-Did you hear something?
-Probably just my stomach.

I'm hoping there's food at this party.




[Zac] Okay, so, food?




-Kidding. Check.


-[Doug] Done.

Zac, would you relax?
It's gonna be a great party.

I just hope Mimmi is looking after Evie.


Come on, Evie.

Where are you?

[upbeat pop music playing]

Nice outfit.


I hope Evie likes what I've done.

What is it?

It's my present to Evie.

-I did the decorating.
-[Carly gasps] Wow!

Oh, that's great.

I'm sure she'll love it.

The coral's a nice touch,

although pink would look better.

This party's gonna be great, Zac.

I can't wait for Evie to get here.

[Evie] I'm already here!

[dance music playing]

-Sorry, not my thing.


Down here!

Sure you don't wanna dance?

Wobbling around on legs
is not my idea of fun.

This giving presents thing is so weird.

I mean, what do they do
with all this stuff?

Come on.

[Ondina] Where do they put it all?

It's why land people have houses.

Ah, thanks, David.

Everyone, Evie's gonna be here
any second, so hide.

This is gonna be so fun.

[all] Surprise!

[all groan in disappointment]

Where's Evie?

[Carly] You were supposed to
look after her.

I did.
I took her to Rita's.

And then?

And then she was gone.

Did something happen?

[Mimmi] She seemed pretty upset.

-[Zac] What did you do?

She thinks you forgot her birthday.

Evie, I think there's been
a misunderstanding.

Can you please call me
as soon as you get this?

What if she doesn't come?

Zac, relax.
She'll be here.

In the meantime,
why waste a good party?

[dance music continues]

[Zac sighs]
Okay, uh...

Call me if she shows.

She's not at the café
and no one else has seen her.


I tried too hard to be clever.

I just wish I knew where she was.

These are delicious.

You really made them?

You could sell them in the café.

I do, you just never order them.

Well, lemon's my favorite,
so next time I'm in,

you should bring me one
whether I've ordered it or not.

Sometimes I make strawberry.

Even better.
Strawberry's my favorite.

Didn't you just say
lemon was your favorite?

Evie, it's me again.

Call me.

She's still not answering.

I blew it.
I just wanted this party to be awesome.

I wanted Evie to know
how special she makes me feel.

I'm sure she does.

You know, we've known each other
since we were six. [chuckles]

Even back then, I couldn't wait
to get to school to see her.

-She really makes me feel special.

Every day I wake up thinking
"I get to see her,"

and it makes me smile.

Well, now she probably hates me forever.

She's my best friend
and I can't imagine my life without her.

I'm sure she'll understand.

Let me get you a drink.


[mouths] Hi.

Evie's in the fish bowl.


[gasps] Cam!

-[Cam] It was an accident.
-That punch can't be good for the fish.

-I'm gonna change the water.
-No, I'll do it.

-Like I'm gonna leave this to Mr. Clumsy.
-I told you it was an accident.

-And we don't need any more.

What's going on?

No time to explain!

Where's the fish bowl?
We have to find it!

-Evie's in it!

-[Cam] You don't know what you're doing.

Dirty water out, clean water in.

[Cam] Carly, no!
[Carly] What's the problem?

Evie's coming, everybody! Hide!
[chuckles nervously]


[mouthing] Hi.

[Zac] Quickly, before someone sees us.

[Mimmi] My moon ring must have shrunk Evie
when I lent it to her.

And the lesson is
never give someone else your moon ring.

-[Sirena] Ondina.
-Can we bring her back?


I'm so sorry, Evie.

It was so stupid of me
not to tell you about the party.

I just wanted to do
something special for you

and give you a present
that you'd never forget.

-And I know I messed it up. I just--
-I heard what you said to Mimmi.

And that was the best present
I could ever get.

I can't imagine my life
without you either.

[Evie chuckles]

[dance music playing]

Hi, everyone!

-[all cheering]

Where have you been?

I just went for a tiny swim.

-What's that smell?
-Oh, it's water lily perfume.

-Mimmi made it for me.

Smells more like fruit punch.

-[Doug] Happy birthday, sweetheart!
-[all cheering]

Aw, thanks, Dad.
Thanks, everyone.

It's perfect.

-[Cam] Happy birthday!
-[all cheering]

[music continues]

Ondina did a nice job of decorating.

How lucky she put that coral in there
for you to hide behind.

Otherwise, this surprise party would
have been a whole lot more surprising.

[both chuckle]

I found this in the garage.

I thought it might go nicely
with Zac's present.

[Evie] It's the same as I had
when I was little.

[Doug] It's exactly the same.

-You kept it?

So, let's see how it looks.

You found it, you should do it.

It's perfect.

I used to dream of what it would be like
to be a diver and swim with the fish.

Not anymore.

-I guess I've gotten a little too big.

♪ 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 ♪

♪ 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 ♪

♪ Forever ♪

♪ Together ♪

♪ Just be you and me ♪

♪ I just wanna be... ♪