Timon and Pumbaa start to watch the original Lion King movie, but Timon keeps insisting to fast forward to when they come in, because they weren't seen in the beginning of the story or anywhere until halfway through. Pumbaa suggests telling the audience their story, which begins before Simba's journey begins. Through this, we meet Timon's mother and Uncle Max, discover why he left his meerkat colony, where he learned Hakuna Matata, how he meets Pumbaa, and the perils they encountered while searching for their dream home. Written by
The circle of life will never be the same.
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Did You Know?
Timon's story of leaving the meerkat colony is based on a short scene deleted from "Hakuna Matata" in The Lion King
(1994). See more
When Timon is rewinding the movie at the end, the Disney logo at the beginning plays like it's in fast-foward, instead of rewind. See more
Look beyond what you see.
The first few credits "fall apart." See more
Words by Lebo M.
Music by Hans Zimmer See more