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  • Scar: I was on first until that little hair ball was borned.
    Scar: I was on first until that little hair ball was born.
    Mufasa: That hair ball is my son and your future king.


  • Shenzi: Whoa! Whoa! Wait, Wait Wait! I know you, you're Mufasa's little stooge..


  • Simba: Rooooar Roooar Rooar!
    Shenzi: What!? Is that it? Do it again, come on.


  • Zazu: Wrong! The only checking out you will do, is to check out of here.
    Young Simba: Aww, man!
    Zazu: We're way beyond the boundaries of the Pride Lands.
    Simba: Old banana beak is scared.
    Zazu: That's Mr. Banana Beak to you fuzzy. And I sense right now we are all in very real danger.
    Young Simba: Danger, ha! I look on the wild side. I laugh at the face of danger, hahahaha.


  • Banzai: Man, that lousy Mufasa! I won't be able to sit for a week!
    Banzai: Man, that lousy Mufasa! I won't be able to sit for a week!
    Ed: 'Laughs'
    Ed: [laughs]
    Banzai: It's not funny, Ed.
    Ed: 'Laughs louder and hysterically'
    Ed: [laughs louder and hysterically]
    Banzai: Hey, shut up!
    Ed: 'Continues laughing'
    Ed: [continues laughing]


  • Timon: What's going on here?!!
    Timon: What's going on here?


  • Mufasa: And so we are all connected in the great circle of life.


  • Scar: I'm surrounded by idiots..."
    Scar: I'm surrounded by idiots...


  • Timon: Woah! Jeez, why do I always have to save your a-aaaaahhhhh!


  • Simba: Look, sometimes bad things happen--
    Nala: Simba!
    Simba: --and there's nothing you can do about it. So why worry?
    Simba: And there's nothing you can do about it. So why worry?
    Nala: Because it's your responsibility!


  • Mufasa: You have forgotten who you are and so have forgotten me. Look inside yourself, Simba. You are more than what you have become.


  • Scar: Well, I WAS first in line...Until the little hairball was born.
    Scar: I was first in line, until the little hair ball was born!


  • Pumbaa: Ya know, in times like these, my buddy Timon says "You gotta put your behind in the past"
    Pumbaa: Ya know, in times like these, my buddy Timon says 'You gotta put your behind in the past'
    Timon: No, no, no....amateur. Lie down before you hurt yourself. It's "You gotta put your past behind ya."
    Timon: No, no, no....amateur. Lie down before you hurt yourself. It's 'You gotta put your past behind ya.'


  • Mufasa: Scar! Brother, help me!
    Scar: Long live the king.
    Simba: Noooo!


  • Banzai: Hey, who's the pig?
    Pumbaa: Are you talking to me?
    Timon: Oh, you called him a pig.
    Timon: You shouldn't have done that.
    Pumbaa: ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?
    Timon: Now you're in for it!
    Pumbaa: THEY CALLED ME, MR. PIG!


  • Rafiki: Oh yes, the past can hurt. But, you can either run from it or, learn from it.


  • Zazu: [muffled] I beg your pardon ma'am, but GET OFF! Simba? Nala?


  • Timon: (Singing) Luau! If you're hungry for a hunk of fat & juicy meat Eat my buddy, Pumbaa, here because he is a treat Come on down and dine on this tasty swine All you gotta do is get in line! Are you aching? adsf a
    Timon: [singing] Luau! If you're hungry for a hunk of fat & juicy meat Eat my buddy, Pumbaa, here because he is a treat Come on down and dine on this tasty swine All you gotta do is get in line! Are you aching?
    Pumbaa: Yup, yup, yup!
    Timon: (Singing) For some bacon?!
    Timon: [singing] For some bacon?!
    Timon: (Singing) He's a big pig!
    Timon: [singing] He's a big pig!
    Pumbaa: Yup, yup!
    Pumbaa: (Singing) You can be a big pig, too! Oi!
    Pumbaa: [singing] You can be a big pig, too! Oi!


  • Nala: Pinned yah! .....Pinned yah again.
    Nala: Pinned yah! Pinned yah again.


  • Scar: Simba: Will you cut it out!? Rafiki: Can't cut it out! It grow right back!
    Simba: Will you cut it out!?
    Rafiki: Can't cut it out! It grow right back!


  • Timon: This stinks
    Timon: This stinks.
    Pumbaa: Oops! Sorry.
    Timon: Not you, them.


  • Pumbaa: I ate like a pig.
    Timon: You are a pig, Pumba.


  • Banzai: Oh, Scar, it's just you.
    Shenzi: We were afraid it was somebody important.
    Banzai: Yeah, you know, like Mufasa.
    Scar: I see.
    Banzai: Now that's power.
    Shenzi: Tell me about it. I just hear that name and I shudder.
    Banzai: Mufasa!
    Shenzi: Ooooh! Do it again!
    Banzai: Mufasa!
    Shenzi: Ooooh!
    Banzai: Mufasa, Mufasa, Mufasa!
    Shenzi: Ooooh! [breaks into laughter]
    Shenzi: And it tingles me!
    Scar: I'm *surrounded* by idiots.


  • Scar: BE PREPARED!


  • Timon: Eat my buddy pumba here because he is a treat!


  • Banzai: Yeah, but... were still hungry.
    Banzai: Yeah, but... we're still hungry.
    Scar: OUT!
    Ed: Hehehehehehhe!!!!
    Ed: Hehehehehehhe!


  • Shenzi: I like that. he's not king but he's still soo proper!
    Shenzi: Ohh, I like that. He's not king, but he's still so proper.


  • Mufasa: You deliberately disobeyed me. And what's worse, you put nala in danger.
    Mufasa: You deliberately disobeyed me. And what's worse, you put Nala in danger.


  • Timon: What do you want me to do? Dress in drag and do the hula?


  • Timon: Gee. He looks blue.
    Pumbaa: I'd say brownish-gold.
    Timon: No, no, no, no. I mean he's depressed.
    Pumbaa: Oh.


  • Timon: Hey, where are you going?
    Simba: Nowhere.


  • Timon: You okay kid?
    Simba: I guess so...
    Pumbaa: You nearly died.
    Timon: I saved you!
    Pumbaa: [Snorts]
    Pumbaa: [snorts]
    Timon: Well, uh, Pumbaa helped. A little.


  • Scar: "Long live the King...."
    Scar: Long live the King...


  • Scar: Long live the king.....
    Scar: Long live the king...


  • Timon: O.K, so how are we going to get past those hyenas?
    Simba: Well, we need some bait.
    Timon: O.K. (Realising) Hey!
    Simba: Oh, c'mon!
    Timon: What do you want me to do, dress in drag and do the hula?


  • Timon: (Cheering while Nala and Simba fight, turns around to Pumbaa) See, I told you having a lion on our side wasn't such a bad idea.
    Timon: [cheering while Nala and Simba fight, turns around to Pumbaa] See, I told you having a lion on our side wasn't such a bad idea.


  • Timon: Hakuna matata!
    Young Simba: Hakuna matata?
    Pumbaa: It's our motto.
    Young Simba: What's a motto?
    Timon: I don't know, what's the matter with you?


  • Pumbaa: What's eating you?
    Timon: Nothing, he's at the top of the food chain!


  • Simba: Murderer!
    Scar: No, Simba. Please.
    Simba: Tell them the truth!
    Scar: The truth? But truth is in the eye of the behold...
    Simba: (Choking Scar)
    Scar: Alright. (Choking) Alright! (Softly) I did it.
    Simba: So they can hear you.
    Scar: I killed Mufasa!


  • Scar: And here's my little secret, (whisper voice) I killed Mufasa.
    Scar: And here's my little secret, [whisper voice] I killed Mufasa.


  • Zazu: i've got a lovely bunch of coconuts
    Zazu: [singing] I've got a lovely bunch of coconuts.


  • Timon: What do you want me to do, dress in drag and do the hula?


  • Sarabi: Your son is awake... (Talking in her sleep)
    Sarabi: Your son is awake. [talking in her sleep]
    Mufasa: Before sunrise, he's your son...(Talking in his sleep)
    Mufasa: Before sunrise, he's your son. [talking in his sleep]


  • Timon: Pumbaa, hey. What's going on?
    Pumbaa: She's gonna eat me!
    Timon: Huh? (looks at Nala running towards them) Whoa! Geez, why do I always have to save your- Ahh!
    Timon: Huh? [looks at Nala running towards them] Whoa! Geez, why do I always have to save your- Ahh!
    Simba: (Attacks Nala to protect Timon and Pumbaa)
    Simba: [attacks Nala to protect Timon and Pumbaa]


  • Timon: Hey, he looks blue.
    Pumbaa: I'd say brownish-gold.
    Timon: No,no,no,no, I mean he is depressed.
    Timon: No, no, no. I mean he's depressed.
    Pumbaa: Oh.


  • Mufasa: Remember who you are.


  • Simba: I think you are a little confused.
    Rafiki: Wrong! I'm not the one who's confused. You don't even know who you are!
    Rafiki: Wrong! I'm not the one who is confused. You don't even know who you are!
    Simba: Oh, and I suppose you know?
    Simba: Oh, and I suppose you know?
    Rafiki: Sure do. You're Mufasa's boy! [Simba turns around to look at him, shocked]
    Rafiki: Sure do. You are Mufasa's boy!
    Rafiki: Bye.
    Simba: (Gasps)


  • Simba: Creepy little monkey. Will you stop following me? Who are you?
    Rafiki: The question is, *who* are you?
    Simba: (Sighs) I thought I knew. Now I'm not so sure.
    Simba: [sighs] I thought I knew. Now I'm not so sure.
    Rafiki: I know who you are. (Whispers) Come here, it's a secret. (Loudly) Asante sana, Squash banana, Wewe nugu, Mimi apana!
    Rafiki: I know who you are. [whispers] Come here, it's a secret. [loudly] Asante sana, Squash banana, Wewe nugu, Mimi apana!
    Simba: Enough already! What is that supposed to mean anyway?
    Rafiki: It means you are a baboon, and I'm not. Hehehehe!
    Rafiki: It means you are a baboon, and I'm not. Hehe!


  • Sarabi: Then you have sentenced us to death!
    Scar: Then so be it!
    Sarabi: You can't do that!
    Scar: I'm the king. I can do whatever I want.
    Sarabi: If you were half the king Mufasa was...
    Sarabi: If you were half the king Mufasa was.
    Scar: (Hits Sarabi) I'm *ten* times the king Mufasa was! (Simba standing, growling, running to Sarabi) Mufasa?! No, you're dead!
    Scar: [hits Sarabi] I'm *ten* times the king Mufasa was! [Simba standing, growling, running to Sarabi] Mufasa?! No, you're dead!


  • Scar: Sarabi!!!!
    Scar: Sarabi!
    Sarabi: Yes, Scar?
    Scar: Where is your hunting party? They are not doing their jobs.
    Sarabi: Scar, there is no food. The herds have moved on.
    Scar: No, you are just not looking hard enough!
    Sarabi: It's over. There is nothing left. We have only one choice. We *must* leave Pride Rock.
    Scar: We are not going anywhere!


  • Scar: Ahh, my friends...
    Scar: Ahh, my friends.
    Shenzi: Friends? I thought he said that we are the enemy!
    Banzai: Yeah, that's what I heard. (with Shenzi) Ed?
    Banzai: Yeah, that's what I heard. [with Shenzi] Ed?
    Ed: (Laughing slowly and maniacally)
    Ed: [laughing slowly and maniacally]
    Scar: No. Let... no. Let me explain. No, you don't understand! No, I didn't mean to... no, NO!!! (speaking his way out of this, then gets eaten by the hyenas)
    Scar: No. Let... no. Let me explain. No, you don't understand! No, I didn't mean to... no. NO! [speaking his way out of this, then gets eaten by the hyenas]


  • Simba: You don't deserve to live!
    Scar: But Simba, I am family! It's the hyenas, who are the real enemy! It was their fault! It was their idea!
    Simba: Why should I believe you? Everything you ever told me was a lie.
    Scar: What are you going to do? You wouldn't kill your own uncle.
    Simba: No, Scar. I'm not like you.
    Scar: [Relieved] Oh, Simba, thank you! You are truely noble! I'll make it up to you, I promise. And how can I approve myself to you? Tell me, I mean, anything.
    Scar: [relieved] Oh, Simba, thank you! You are truely noble! I'll make it up to you, I promise. And how can I approve myself to you? Tell me, I mean, anything.
    Simba: Run! Run away, Scar. And never return.
    Scar: Yes. Of course. As you wish, Your Majesty! [Throws sparks of fire into Simba's eyes, and the battle between Simba and Scar begins]


  • Timon: Geez, it's a lion! Run Pumbaa! Move it!
    Pumbaa: Hey, Timon! It's just a little lion. Look at him. So cute, and all alone. Can we keep him?
    Timon: Pumbaa, are you nuts!? We're talking about a lion. Lions eat guys like us!
    Pumbaa: But he's so little.
    Timon: It's gonna get bigger.
    Pumbaa: Maybe he'll be on our side.
    Timon: Ha! That's the stupidest thing I have ever heard! Maybe he'll be... Wait, I got it. What if he is on our side? You know having a lion around might not be such a bad idea.


  • Rafiki: It is time!
    Rafiki: It is time.


  • Mufasa: Zazu!
    Zazu: Yes, sire?
    Mufasa: Take Nala home. I've got to teach my son a lesson.
    Young Simba: (Ducks down slowly)
    Young Simba: [ducks down slowly]
    Zazu: Come, Nala. Simba, good luck.
    Mufasa: Simba!


  • Shenzi: Ya know, it wasn't exactly like they are alone, Scar.
    Banzai: Yeah, so what are supposed to do? Kill Mufasa?
    Scar: Precisely...(Smiles)
    Scar: Precisely. [smiles]


  • Zazu: (Singing depressingly) Nobody knows, the trouble I've seen. Nobody knows, my sorrow...
    Zazu: [singing] Nobody knows the trouble I've seen. / Nobody knows my sorrow.
    Scar: Oh, Zazu, do lighten up. Sing something with a little bounce in it.
    Scar: Oh, Zazu, do lighten up. Sing something with a little bounce in it.
    Zazu: (Sings) It's a small world after all...
    Zazu: [singing] It's a small world after all...
    Scar: NO! NO! Anything but that!
    Scar: NO! No, *anything* but that!
    Zazu: [singing] I've got a lovely bunch of coconuts. / Here they are just standing in a row.


  • Scar: I'm surrounded by idiots. -_-
    Scar: I'm surrounded by idiots.


  • Young Simba: Hey Uncle Scar! When I'm king, what'll that make you?
    Young Simba: Hey Uncle Scar, when I'm King, what'll that make you?
    Scar: A monkey's uncle.
    Scar: A monkey's uncle.
    Young Simba: Ha ha. You are so weird.
    Young Simba: [laughs] You're so weird.
    Scar: You have no idea.
    Scar: You have no idea.


  • Pumbaa: I ate like a pig
    Pumbaa: I ate like a pig.


  • Simba: Zazu help me!
    Zazu: Don't worry your father is on his way!
    Zazu: Your father is on the way! Hold on!
    Simba: Hurry!
    Simba: [Losing grip] Hurry!


  • Timon: Hakuna Matata


  • Mufasa: Simba, one day everything the light touches will be yours
    Mufasa: Look, Simba. Everything the light touches is our kingdom.


  • Rafiki: Asante sana squash banana, wewe nungu mimi hapana!
    Rafiki: Asante sana. Squash banana. Wewe nugu. Mimi apana.


  • Scar: I despise guessing games.


  • Rafiki: What was that?! Heh, heh. The weather. Pleah! Very peculiar. Don't you think?
    Simba: Yeah. Looks like the winds are changing.
    Rafiki: Ah, change is good.
    Simba: Yeah, but it's not easy. I know what I have to do, but... going back means I have to face my past. I have been running from it for so long.


  • Scar: I'm surrounded by idiots...
    Scar: I'm surrounded by idiots.


  • Young Simba: Hey, Uncle Scar! Will l like the surprise?
    Young Simba: Oh, okay. Hey, Uncle Scar, will I like the surprise?
    Scar: Simba, it's to *die* for.
    Scar: Simba, it's to die for!


  • Scar: Run away, Simba. Run. Run away and never return.


  • Mufasa: [above the stampeding wildebeasts] Scar! Brother, help me!
    Scar: [Scar puts his claws into Mufasa's paws] Long live the King. [throws him into the stampede]


  • Scar: You run along now, and have fun. And remember... it's our little secret.


  • Simba: You knew my father?
    Rafiki: Correction: I *know* your father.
    Rafiki: Correction. I *know* your father.


  • Scar: Look Simba. You're in trouble again. But this time Daddy isn't here to save you and now everyone knows *why*!


  • Timon: What do you want me to do, dress in drag and do the hula?


  • Zazu: LET ME OUT, LET ME OUT!
    Zazu: [caged while the battle rages around him] Let me out! Let me out!
    Timon: LET ME IN!
    Timon: [fleeing the hyenas] Lemme in! Lemme in!


  • Banzai: Can we order meal to go?
    Banzai: Hey, did we order this dinner to go?
    Shenzi: No, why?
    Shenzi: Because there they go!
    Shenzi: Cause there it goes!


  • Simba: Dad?
    Mufasa: Mm?
    Simba: We're pals, right?
    Mufasa: Right.
    Simba: And we will always be together, right?
    Mufasa: Simba, let me tell you that my father told me. Look at the stars. The great kings of the past look down on us from those stars.
    Simba: Really?
    Mufasa: Yes. So whenever you feel alone, just remember, that those kings will always be there to guide you... and so will I.


  • Simba: hey Scar, when im king..what'll that make you?
    Simba: Hey Uncle Scar, when I'm King, what'll that make you?
    Scar: A monkey's uncle...
    Scar: A monkey's uncle.


  • Mufasa: Everything you see exist together in a delicate balance. As king, you need to understand that balance, and respect all the creatures, from the crawling ant to leaping antelope.
    Simba: But Dad, don' t we eat the antelope?
    Mufasa: Yes, Simba. But let me explain. When we die, our bodies become with the grass. And the antelope eat the grass. And so, we are all connected in the great Circle of Life.


  • Mufasa: Simba!
    Simba: Father?
    Mufasa: Simba you've forgotten me.
    Simba: No, how could I?
    Mufasa: You've forgotten who you are so you forgot me, look inside yourself Simba, you are more than what you've become, you must take your place in the cirlce of life.
    Simba: How can I go back? I'm not what I'm suppose to be.
    Scar: Remeber who you are, you are my son and the one true king. Remember who you are.


  • Mufasa: Look Simba everything the light touches is our kingdom.
    Mufasa: Look, Simba. Everything the light touches is our kingdom.


  • Simba: Timon and Pumba... You learn to love 'em.
    Simba: Timon and Pumbaa. You learn to love 'em.


  • Rafiki: The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.


  • Simba: I know what I have to do. But going back will mean facing my past. I've been running from it for so long.


  • Timon: Why do I always have to save your...Aaah!


  • Simba: Yes, Timon. This is my home.
    Timon: Whoa. Talk about your fixer-upper.


  • Pumbaa: It's our motto.
    Young Simba: What's a motto?
    Timon: Nothing. What's a motto with you?


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