Corrected entry: At the start of the film, the tiny baby cub is presented to everyone. In real life, a lioness would hide her offspring for about 2 months. This cub is way too small to be old enough that his mother would present him.
Corrected entry: Dark manes are more attractive to lionesses. Scar should've been more popular as his is pure black.
Corrected entry: After the presentation of Simba, Mufasa and Zazu confront Scar in a cave. Right before Scar walks offscreen, watch how Zazu changes his position. When Zazu snaps at Scar by saying "Pity. Why not?", he's standing right between both of Mufasa's front paws. But from one frame to the next he's standing significantly further away from them. (00:06:30)ryguy_1983
Corrected entry: In the very first scene in the movie, where Scar is playing with the mouse, the size of the mouse relative to Scar changes between shots. When he's rolling it over his 'fingers' we can see that its body is roughly the same size as a finger, but while it's pinned down as Scar talks to Zazu it seems much smaller than that. Finally, when the mouse escapes, it's much larger than it was in the beginning.
Corrected entry: During the presentation of Simba, two elephants kneel down. In the overhead shots before and after, there is only a group of three and one apart from the others. (00:03:35)
Corrected entry: In the scene where Scar tells the hyena's that they couldn't even get rid of the two cubs, (in the steam caves), Shenzi tells Banzai that hearing Mufasa's name makes her shudder. Banzai repeats Mufasa's name several times and Shenzi falls back with tingling laughter, but her face changes from her character's face, to Banzai's.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Timon is pulling out bugs from a log, one of the bugs is actually wearing a tiny Mickey hat.
Corrected entry: On the Extended DVD version, in the scene where Timon and Pumbaa finally wake up Simba and talk to him, Timon says "Ghee, he looks blue" then Pumbaa replies "I'd say brownish gold", according to the subtitles it was Timon that said the "Brownish Gold" quote not Pumbaa. (00:43:35)
Corrected entry: When the wildebeest are stampeding, they appear to defy gravity by running straight down the side of a near-vertical side of the valley.
Corrected entry: Apples do not grow in the African savanna. Also, Pride Rock has totally dried up. But when Pumbaa and Timon create the diversion, Pumbaa has an apple in his mouth.
Corrected entry: After Simba collapses on the ledge, sending the seeds flying back to the Pride Lands, we see Rafiki catch them and he recognizes that Simba is alive. However, Rafiki's tree looks just the same as it has throughout the movie. Since the rest of the Pride Lands is dark, gray, and dead looking by that time, with all the trees bare and the grass gone, why does Rafiki's tree still look brightly colored with lots of green leaves on its branches?
Corrected entry: During the singing of "I just can't wait to be King", when Simba sings, "Everybody look left, Everybody look right", he's actually moving to OUR left, then OUR right, the opposite direction of what he is saying. (00:17:25)
Corrected entry: Pumba supposedly became an outcast because he smelled so bad, and he apparently still does because Timon often makes references to it. But neither Simba, Nala, nor any of the other animals meeting him for the first time react to his smell in any way. Of course they wouldn't make a big deal out of it if they're trying to be polite, but you'd think if he smelled that bad they'd have some reaction.Krista
Corrected entry: In the opening scene, you see a bunch of leaf cutter ants walking across a branch. Leaf cutter ants are found in South America, not Africa.
Audio problem: (May only apply to the original VHS release.) When Scar has Zazu locked up in a cage, Zazu mentions Mufasa's name and Scar yells at him, "What did you say?" Right before Scar's actual line, whilst Zazu is talking, you hear Scar's "What did you say?" line very faintly in the background, even though Zazu has not even mentioned Mufasa yet.
Pumbaa: Hey, Timon, ever wonder what those sparkly dots are up there?
Timon: Pumbaa, I don't wonder; I know.
Pumbaa: Oh. What are they?
Timon: They're fireflies. Fireflies that, uh... Got stuck up on that big bluish-black thing.
Pumbaa: Oh, gee. I always thought they were balls of gas burning billions of miles away.
Timon: Pumbaa, with you, everything's gas.
Trivia: Disney wanted people to despise Scar, the film's villain, so, during Scar's big song 'Be prepared', they made references to Adolf Hitler. When Scar's army begins to march, they are goose-stepping like Nazi soldiers and have their snouts raised like a Nazi salute (their snouts appear longer here than in any other part of the movie, and pointed to their right). Scar is on a large ledge, which resembles a balcony, much like that used by Hitler - on the side, the rock has a pattern resembling a giant Swastika. And finally, on the ground where the army marches, lines appear. These lines were on the streets of Germany, where the Nazis paraded.
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