Timon & Pumbaa (TV series)

Timon & Pumbaa is an American animated series of The Walt Disney Company, which was produced from 1995 to 1999. It is based on the Disney movie The Lion King. Timon and Pumbaa, who all play a supporting role in the film, are now the focus in this series. The series includes 86 episodes, each with two stories. Although the series is a cartoon series, it also includes sitcom elements, which is not unusual for a Disney series from the nineties.


In the stories are a joke (especially by highly exaggerated cartoon action) and action in the foreground. This is the series in contrast to the more serious " The Lion King". Their adventures see Timon and Pumbaa in both the domestic jungle as well as in cities such as New York City as well as the most remote corners of the world, such as Alaska or Uruguay. There are also trips to other eras, such as in the Middle Ages or in ancient Rome.

Additionally, with " The giggling hyenas " and " Rafiki's stories " two separate series within the series. Finally, are seen in some episodes clips, such as The Lion Sleeps Tonight.


Timon is a meerkat, which was once considered little fool his large family. Due to a breach of duty in guarding his colony he was away, and have met so on Pumbaa, who became his best friend. Timon Pumbaa as it is on cockroaches, beetles, grubs and worms. He is clever, but also very selfish. According to the episode " The Meerkat Testing" means Timon full name Timon Berkowitz.

The warthog Pumbaa is the best friend of Timon. Cockroaches are his favorite food. Sometimes he can not contain himself and farts suddenly. He is moral to some well-established as Timon and frequently serves as its conscience. Pumbaa usually does not make a very clever idea, but has occasional flashes of inspiration and hints of intelligence.

Mr. Quint is a bad man, who appears in the series in different roles. He is usually behind Timon and Pumbaa ago telling him to go to the pointer. Apparently there are several Quint, but its role is always that of the antagonist or villain.

The bear is a nameless bear is mostly cranky and aggressive. Timon and Pumbaa have to take again and again to watch out for him, since he usually eats when they do something that upsets him. This never succeeds, however, as he usually calms down at the last moment. The effort, Timon and Pumbaa muster the, in order not to excite him, appears in retrospect often greater than anything he could ever do to them if he gets mad.

Speedy, the screw is a screw that is friends with Timon and Pumbaa, and is the only snail that the two would never eat. He is inspired by Bing Crosby. It appears rarely in the show.

Also, get in the series with Simba, Rafiki, Zazu and the three hyenas on several well-known already from the "Lion King " characters.