Study Guide

The Lion King Scene 18

Scene 18

Scene 18

  • Timon and Pumbaa are out for a walk when Pumbaa gets distracted by a beetle.
  • While trying to catch his precious beetle, Pumbaa notices he's being hunted—by a lioness!
  • The lioness charges after him, but Simba steps in to defend him.
  • Simba and Nala fight for a while until Simba realizes the lioness is none other than his childhood best friend, Nala.
  • Nala and Simba catch up, and Nala tells Simba he has to come back and be king of the Pride Lands. Simba refuses but starts to cave when he sees how beautiful Nala has become.
  • Simba and Nala play around in the jungle while singing "Can You Feel the Love Tonight."
  • Timon and Pumbaa cry because their little Simba is growing up.