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Why No Rhino
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June 18, 1999

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War Hogs

"Why No Rhino" is an episode from The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa.


Timon and Pumbaa run a safari to get money from a rich couple, even if it's finding the rare Blue Rhino.


"Why No Rhino" begins by introducing Timon, a meerkat, and Pumbaa, a warthog. At the start of the episode, Pumbaa writes a letter to some people who would like to go on a safari. A rich couple, Eleanor and Julian Dewberry, arrive to the jungle. The couple want to see a Blue Rhino.

Timon and Pumbaa see that there are no Blue Rhinos in the jungle and Timon suggests that if the couple find another animal that they would like to see, they will give them money. Timon and Pumbaa guide the couple to see a Blue Rhino. The couple see that there is no Blue Rhino and they want Timon to give them their money back.

Eleanor tells Timon that if they don't find the Blue Rhino later on, the meerkat must return the money to them. In order to keep the money, Timon decides for him and Pumbaa to disguise themselves as other animals, but Pumbaa refuses to do so. So only Timon will dress up.

Timon brings the couple over and pretends to be a bird, a crocodile, and a giraffe. But the couple just want to see a Blue Rhino.

Timon makes Pumbaa pretend to be the Blue Rhino and he brings the couple over to take pictures. Things are going well until a real Blue Rhino shows up and is about to attack Timon and Pumbaa. The couple takes a picture of that.

The couple shows some other people a slideshow of Timon, Pumbaa, and the Blue Rhino.



Pig-Malion & Why No Rhino

Pig-Malion & Why No Rhino

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