• The original title for this episode was Power of the Roar.
  • The episode's original airdate was the 24th of June as episode number 14. However, the episode was delayed. Although not confirmed by Disney, it is speculated that the cause of the delay was due to the prominence of the crocodile Makuu, as he may have been deemed offensive in light of a tragedy at Disneyworld in which a child was killed by an alligator.[1]
  • This episode aired in Australia first.
  • This is the first episode of The Lion Guard to air first in a country other than the US.
  • A read-along book and CD based on this episode has also been released.
  • Bunga's line, 'another problem solved by Bunga the Wise', is a reference to the episode Bunga the Wise.
  • The crocodile that speaks to Makuu is voiced by Gerald Rivers, the same person who voiced Pua, Makuu's former leader.
  • The episode had 1,192,000 viewers.[2]
  • Moral: Believe in yourself.
  • The episode has is similar to the Regular Show episode "Think Positive".

Appearances Trivia

  • This is Mufasa, Twiga, Kwato and Thurston's final appearance in Season 1.
  • Klipspringer make his debut in this episode.
  • This is the second episode where Nala appears without Simba.
  • This is the second episode to feature Roar name in the title since in The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar.
  • This is the last appearance of the Outlands Volcano in Season 1.
  • This episode marks Kwato's second appearance.
  • This is Kwato's first and only appearance in Season 1.
  • This is the last episode of 2016 with villains in it.
  • Scar only appears as a painting, and not in spirt form.

Main Villain


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