- June 24, 1994. It was also re-released on November 18, 1994.
- 4: Young cub with spots (the Presentation), cub (1st half of movie),
adolescent (middle of "Hakuna Matata"), adult (last half of movie)
- "Simba" means "lion".
- Burgundy on Yellow.
- Yes, three times.
- 1. Attacking the Hyenas to save Simba; 2. while trying to stay on the
rock before Scar throws him to his death; 3. motioning for Zazu to turn around
during the Morning Report.
- She is the head female, and Queen.
- "Sarabi" means "mirage".
- 2: cub and adult.
- Aquamarine on Yellow.
- Five times: When she was sliding
off the elephant bones and being chased by hyenas she used her claws to
hang on; when she was chasing Pumbaa; when she was fighting Simba; when
she pulled Simba into the pool; and again when she was fighting the
- Pride Rock.
- Scar is Mufasa's younger brother.
- Green on Yellow.
- His left.
- In a crack/cave in the back of Pride Rock.
- A mandrill.
- It is a large turtle shell.
- "Rafiki" means "friend".
- He flies past the camera to Pride Rock in the presentataion of Simba.
- A meerkat.
- Black on white.
- Eight-- four fingers on each hand.
- A warthog.
- To lift Simba, and to lift a log for bugs.
- "Pumbaa" means "Simpleton".
- Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed.
- At the Elephant Graveyard, from the skull that Simba thinks about
- He has warts on his tongue.
- Trick question! both of Ed's ears are notched.
- Cheech Marin.
- "Banzai" means "skulk" or "lurk".
- Whoopi Goldberg.
- "Shenzi" means "Uncouth".
- While talking with Simba in the desert.
- "No worries!"
- Five years. (It takes five years for a lion to develop a full mane.)
- "Life's not fair, is it?"
- Mufasa, from the Stars
- "Circle of Life"
- It's an elephant graveyard
- Osamu Tezuka's "Jungle Taitei", or "Jungle Emperor".
- Hamlet (Right down to the order of soliloquies!).
- Two: One in the presentation of Simba; the other in the crowd of
animals that runs over Zazu in "I Just Can't wait to be King."
- A hornbill (Zazu, remember?).
- Fireflies on "that big bluish-black thing."
- 2: One by Pumbaa, one by Simba.
- Bambi and Robin Hood
- 4: He kicks Ed away into a pile of bones; he hits Zazu into the rock
wall; he smacks Sarabi when she refuses to hunt; and he fights with Simba.
- Hans Zimmer
- "Be Prepared".
- "Be Prepared" is the motto of The Boy Scouts of America.
- It is the exact same kick that Nala used to flip and pin Simba earlier.
- Three: London, New York, and South Africa.
- Rafiki's Chant:
We we nugu!
Mi mi apana!
- It was written down by Brenda Chapman (story head) while she was
visitng Africa with Hans Zimmer, Chris Sanders, and assorted other story
people. It was sung by their guide during their 2 week trip to the
- Rafiki's Chant translates directly to:
Thank you very much!
You're a baboon,
And I'm not!
- Brenda Chapman was The Lion King Story Head.
- Losing Simba.
- "Scar! Brother... help me!"
- "Long live the king."
- Bugs, grubs, and so forth.
- "The great Kings of the past."
- That Mufasa was coming to see why he didn't show up at the presentation
- "They call me... MR. PIG!"
- He has a gas problem!
- "Bowling for Buzzards."
- The "Be Prepared" scene was very much like early Nazi Germany's. Scar
made a splendid leonine Hitler.
- The first time, Mufasa. The second, the thorn bushes.
- 2: Mufasa talking to Simba as a cub, and Simba fighting in the end.
- They are always part-way extended.
- "Around the water-hole."
- "Well, well, well, Banzai. What have we got here?"
- He "noogies" him.
- A zebra haunch.
- "Lions eat guys like us!"
- "I Just Can't Wait to be King", "Nobody Knows", "It's a Small World
(after all)", and "I've Got a Bunch of Coconuts"
- By shouting "SHE'S GONNA EAT ME!" in Timon's face.
- Curled up on Pumbaa's stomach.
- "The Hawaiian War Chant".
- "It is time."
- Simba, Nala, Rafiki, Timon, Pumbaa, Zazu, and the cub.