The Lion King

Plot hole: Scar tells the pack he didn't make it to the gorge in time to help Mufasa. However Zazu was with them at at the gorge. He could have easily told Serabi or any of the other lions on the numerous times he spoke with them, exposing Scar.

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Suggested correction: Actually, Zazu wouldn't honestly say that Scar was lying; he left Scar at the gorge, but for all he knows, when Scar talks about not getting to the gorge in time, Scar could just mean that he couldn't find a safe path into the gorge to help Mufasa and Simba escape.

Joey221995

So Scar would say he couldn't get to Mufassa in time. Not the gorge.

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Other mistake: When Pumba is singing and they show him as a baby warthog farting in the water killing the butterfly, it is actually a baby Red River hog that is portrayed.

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Continuity mistake: At the end, Scar walks opposite Simba on top of pride rock. He approaches the embers on the floor. We then see him approach the embers again from a greater distance.

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Trivia: There's an homage to Beauty and the Beast as Timon starts singing: "It is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you tonight. And now we invite you to relax let us pull up a chair as the dining room proudly presents your dinner!" They then show Pumba as the dinner to the hyenas. Pumba was the distraction when Simba came back to the Pridelands. (01:45:00)

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Trivia: No live animals were used, with the exception of one scene.

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Trivia: Billy Eichner got the role of Timon without having to audition. Director Jon Favreau was a big fan of Eichner's "Family on the Street" show and suggested the thought to Eichner's agent, who then contacted Eichner and he accepted the role immediately.

Rafiki: It is time.

Scar: I must take the throne.

Mufasa: You must take your place... in the circle of life.

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