Young Gadget showing his engineering brilliance while waiting securely in the armored operating cage for the monster to appear. Meanwhile, some lunatic in shirtsleeves mercilessly tried to crush the lad’s spirit by claiming the trap would not work, and he was a powerful alien that would save us all from daleks and cybermen and things from our own worst nightmares that we, in our fragility, needed his protection from.
Worst nightmares? This is Babbage, sir!
The deranged fellow had obviously been into sampling the holiday nog before it had safely fermented. If he is lucky, he will sober up before he freezes to death.