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Rumpel was interrupted by Piratenkapitän Wolfdietrich Säbelmeier, he got one half of a treasure map that used to belong to his great great great grandfather, and he wants to find the treasure his great great great grandfather buried with the help from Grimbert the Green Terror. As soon as Rumpel hears that name he quickly dives down into his barrel and start to look for something. When he pops up again he holds the second half of the map in his hands, it turns out that Grimbert the Green Terror was Rumpel's great great great grandfather. They begin to fight over the two halves, until they realize that they can search for the treasure together.
They begin the search, but can't agree what way to go as they each use their half of the map. Wolfdietrich Säbelmeier suggest that they hold the two halves together to see where they should go. Rumpel realizes that he are correct and they look at the complete map. Wolfdietrich quickly concludes what way they should go, but Rumpel protests as he did not agree on that Wolfdietrich Säbelmeier has the command. But the quickly realizes that they have to go together to keep the complete map.
They find the place and Rumpel tells Wolfdietrich Säbelmeier that he should start digging, however Wolfdietrich Säbelmeier tells Rumpel that captains don't dig holes and Rumpel also refuses to dig. Shortly after Rumpel says that he really want to see the treasure and so does the captain, so they agree to dig in shifts.
During the night they discover a old chest full of gold and other valuables. Wolfdietrich Säbelmeier are excited about the gold, but Rumpel are more interested in the old chest. They then realizes that they have different interests in the treasure and starts to sing about the treasure hunt, while dividing it. Wolfdietrich Säbelmeier gets the gold and Rumpel keeps the chest.
Ernie has a question, but decides to wait until Bert is done reading the newspaper to ask. Ernie hums and talks to Rubber Duckie until Bert gives up reading the paper in exasperation. Then, Ernie asks his question: Can he borrow the newspaper?