The Lion King
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Other mistake: During "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?", Simba's reflection in the water isn't very consistent - the rocks he's standing on are much closer to the water than they appear in the reflection. (00:58:45)

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Other mistake: On the old Blu-ray cover of The Lion King, there are several mistakes. In the old version, Nala's face was different, as she had brown eyes instead of blue ones and had whiskers. Her head structure was also different and her eyebrows were larger. Rafiki's face is also different as well, his eyes are wide apart from each other and part of his nose is miscolored. While Simba's face is given a few addition in the new Blu-ray cover, Pumbaa had white eyes and Timon's head isn't facing to the front and didn't have dark eyelids. However, all of these mistakes were changed for the new Blu-ray cover.

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Other mistake: When Mufasa is teaching young Simba how to pounce, his left (our right) eye colour very briefly disappears when he starts saying "Let an old pro show you how it's done."

Other mistake: When Zazu is alarmed at the pouncing lesson, he loses a couple of feathers that simply vanish in midair. (00:10:45)

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Continuity mistake: The whites of Simba's eyes change frequently through the movie, from yellow to white. They're yellow up until the scene where Pumbaa, Timon, and Simba are stargazing; after that they change back and forth frequently. During the Mufasa-in-the-sky scene, when Simba asks, "How can I go back? I'm not who I used to be," they change from yellow to white and back within three frames.

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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.

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Question: Two part question. 1)Is Hakuna Matata a real phrase from another language, or is it one of Timon's and Pumba's originals? 2)Pumba says at one point of the movie, "They call me Mr. Pig!" Is this a reference to anything?

Answer: (1) It's a real phrase from the Swahili language and, as stated in the film, translates roughly to "no worries" (literally "there are no worries"). (2) The line is a reference to Sidney Poitier's detective character Virgil Tibbs from In The Heat Of The Night and his famous reply of "They call me Mister Tibbs" when asked what they call him back home. The film's sequel, focusing on Poitier's character, actually used the line as the title.

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