Tintin finds himself in the middle of a mystery involving a drowned man, a tin of crab meat, and a piece of paper with the name Karaboudjan on it. He follows the clues to a ship by the same name and finds its crew is using the crab tins to smuggle opiates out of the country, and all under the nose of the ship's drunken captain Haddock. Written by
Did You Know?
Tintin creator Hergé
has his first animated cameo takes place in this first episode. At almost seven-and-a-half minutes in, he is seen in a suit helping Tintin up. See more
We must be on something, Snowy, people don't try to kill you just for sightseeing.