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
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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
At their first home by the water hole, Pumbaa hands Timon a drink in a coconut shell with a straw and umbrella. As Pumbaa starts to leave in the next shot, the straw is gone, yet Timon seems to be holding and drinking through it. In the following shot, the straw is back. See more
Friends stick together to the end.
The first few credits "fall apart." See more
References Alice in Wonderland
Words by Lebo M.
Music by Hans Zimmer See more