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Why didn't Lion Guard production keep the same designs for Kiara and Kovu?

When Lion Guard first aired, I think I was not the only one who asked: "how will the existence of Kion retro-continue with the existence of Simba's Pride movie, where he didn't exist?", ...
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Is there an un-edited version of The Lion King available on DVD/Blu-Ray?

This is a very technical question, and I apologize for the barrier of entry, but it's for my sister who loves The Lion King Are there any official DVD/Blu-Ray releases without the retroactive edits ...
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Who is in charge of the Back Lands?

In the animated TV series, The Lion Guard, (a sequel spin-off to The Lion King) there seems to be four separate regions such as the Pride Lands, Out Lands, Back Lands, and Snow Mountain. I don't ...
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Where did the Outsiders in Simba's Pride come from?

In The Lion King II: Simba's Pride the Outsiders were banished for supporting Scar, but in the original film, all of the lionesses supported Sarabi and also Simba, after he returned. So where did ...
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Is this line in the song Hakuna Matata from the Lion King an intended allusion to Shakespeare?

From the song Hakuna Matata: Take Pumbaa here Why, when he was a young warthog... He found his aroma lacked a certain appeal He could clear the savannah after every meal I'm a sensitive soul though I ...
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What is the best order to watch The Lion King films?

I have only watched The Lion King and I want to watch The Lion King II and The Lion King 1½, probably in a marathon with the original film, which neither I nor my wife have seen for more than 10 years ...
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Is it possible for lions to survive in real life on bugs

The song Hakuna Matata from The Lion King is all about eating bugs when you are a lion. I was wondering if this is actually a real life fact that lions can survive on bugs or did the Lion King makers ...
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Why does Scar blame Simba with no proof while pretending to be innocent?

In The Lion King (1994) after Mufasa is killed by Scar, Scar implicitly blames Simba for Mufasa's death, asking rhetorically Simba, what have you done? How exactly would Scar know whether Simba ...
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Why does Simba get respect from animals of Pride Lands even when he eats them?

Simba, as a lion, eats the other animals of the pride lands but they still respect him. I understand it's the circle of life, but what is the explanation in this story? If lions eat warthogs, will ...
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Did Lion King show the word 'sex' or 'sfx' in dust?

I've read in a Dan Brown novel that Lion King has a scene where the word sex can be seen in dust. Other sources corroborate this story. However, I've seen random strangers on the Internet mention that ...
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Are the lifespans of the animals compared to the lions realistic?

In The Lion King, we are shown a family of lion royalty over multiple generations, as well as its subjects and other animals involved with its kingdom, the Pride Lands. Recently, I have noticed how ...
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The Morning Report song in The Lion King

I was a child of Disney and we had a VHS copy of the Lion King. I watched it many many times but never saw a song called "The Morning Report" with Rowan Atkinson singing as Zazu but it appears on ...
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