• The episode had 1,532,000 viewers.[1]
  • There are 13 known mistakes in this episode.
  • The video clip of Simba falling into the sinkhole is presently the most watched clip from the entire series, at 10 million views.[2]
  • This is the second episode to end with a song.
  • This is the only episode not to have an original song.
  • Pumbaa's line, Fate is a fickle mongoose, is a derivation of the idiom, Fate is a fickle mistress.
  • At a specific point in the episode, Bunga hums part of the song Bunga the Wise, from the episode of the same name.
  • This is another episode without villains in it.
  • The episode contains several throwbacks to the original The Lion King movie. These include the song Hakuna Matata as well as the scene where Simba falls into the ground (which is very similar to how his father, Mufasa, falls to his death in The Lion King).
  • This is the second episode to feature Bunga’s name in the title.
  • Moral: If you dislike a person you don't even know well, give him/her a chance. Often that person isn't as bad as you first thought.

Appearances Trivia

  • This is Ma Tembo's last appearance in 2016.
    • This is also Ma Tembo's last appearance in Season 1.


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