(Cue Ominous Music.)
She gave him the egg for safe-keeping...
(Lightning and thunder flashes. A feathered hand holds out a large white egg, in the middle of a thunderstorm.)
But when he found out what she wanted it for, all he could do...was run.
(Cut to montage of travel from jungle to ocean to city.)
Now, he must escape his captors, evade a madwoman, and find some way to hatch...
HORTON: I said what I meant, and I meant what I said, and an elephant is faithful--
MAYZIE (cocking gun): Until he is DEAD!
HORTON: Hey. It can't be any worse than "The Cat In the Hat".