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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Other Species' Lifespan Compared to Lions'

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 ...