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Captain Flint (Muppets)

Captain Flint in Muppet Treasure Island

Captain Flint
is a character from Treasure Island and is considered one of the most evil pirates in history- becoming a man of legend and the one responsible for burying the great treasure, which would eventually be sought after by Long John Silver (a.k.a the "One-Legged Man") and his crew.

In order to ensure that no one would be able to find his treasure, Captain Flint murdered his entire crew (the fifteen men he had brought with him to bury his loot) in cold blood after they had buried his treasure. It is then said that the murderous pirate proceeded to leave the island and sailed off into the open sea.

The exact details of Captain Flint's death was not detailed, leaving it largely up to the imagination if he got away with his numerous crimes.

Original Book

Muppet's Treasure Island

Captain Flint was only seen during the opening sequence, making a map to his treasure, leading his fifteen men to the cave where they buried the treasure and then killing them all. Once they were all dead, he was last seen walking off to his ship, never to be seen again. He apparently died later, entrusting the map to Captain Billy Bones, his former first mate.
Muppets Treasure Island - Shiver my timbers 02:09

Muppets Treasure Island - Shiver my timbers

The introduction to Muppets Treasure Island - which tells the story of Captain Flint and his unfortunate crew

Treasure Planet

Captain Flint (Treasure Planet)

Captain Nathanial Flint (Treasure Planet)

In this movie, Captain Flint is still a dangerous pirate; however, he is an alien as opposed to a human. During the opening portion of the movie, he was seen pillaging various ships and was notorious for disappearing without a trace when the pillaging was done.

Apparently, he had stolen Treasure Planet (the hideout where he personally buried his ill-gotten loot) from a highly-developed species of unknown name; likewise, he also stole the teleportation technology that he used to raid ships from the same species. Just like in the book, he trusted the map to Treasure Island to Billy Bones. Also, before his death, he stole the memory chip/brain of his navigator, B.E.N, so that, in the event somebody got lucky and found Treasure Planet without the map, nobody would find the treasure. As a final step, Flint (along with his ship) stayed with his treasure until his death.

Captain Flint is later seen (albiet as a corpse) in the core of Treasure Planet. As soon as B.E.N regains his memory, a trap set by Captain Flint was activated. Flint knew that someone from his old crew would come to steal his treasure, so he set up the planet to self-destruct upon the discovery of the treasure.

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