Timon Quotes in The Lion King (1994)
Pumbaa: Hey, Timon, ever wonder what those sparkly dots are up there?
Timon: Pumbaa, I don't wonder; I know.
Pumbaa: Oh. What are they?
Timon: They're fireflies. Fireflies that, uh... got stuck up on that big bluish-black thing.
Pumbaa: Oh, gee. I always thought they were balls of gas burning billions of miles away.
Timon: Pumbaa, with you, everything's gas.
Pumbaa: [about "Hakuna Matata"] It's our motto.
Young Simba: What's a motto?
Timon: Nothing. What's a motto with you?
Timon: What do you want me to do, dress in drag and do the hula?
Timon: Let me get this straight. You know her. She knows you. But she wants to eat him. And everybody's okay with this?
[jumps up suddenly]
Timon: [yells] Did I miss something?
[Timon and Zazu are cornered by hyenas]
Timon: Please don't eat me.
Pumbaa: Drop 'em!
Banzai: Hey! Who's the pig?
Pumbaa: Are you talkin' to me?
Timon: Uh-oh, they called him a pig.
Pumbaa: Are you talking to *me*?
Timon: Ya shouldn't have done that.
Pumbaa: ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?
Timon: Now they're in for it.
Pumbaa: THEY CALL ME MR. PIG!
[Charging towards the Hyenas]
Timon: Gee. He looks blue.
Pumbaa: I'd say brownish-gold.
Timon: No, no, no. I mean he's depressed.
Pumbaa: It's times like this my buddy Timon here says: you got to put your behind in your past.
Timon: No, no, no. Amateur. Lie down before you hurt yourself. It's "You got to put your past behind you."
Timon: Let me get this straight. You're the king? And you never told us?
Adult Simba: Look, I'm still the same guy.
Timon: But with power!
Nala: Could you guys excuse us for a few minutes?
Timon: Hey, whatever she has to say, she can say in front of us. Right, Simba?
Adult Simba: Mm... Maybe you'd better go.
Timon: It starts. You think you know a guy...
[Timon and Pumbaa leave]
Adult Simba: Timon and Pumbaa. You learn to love 'em.
Pumbaa: [singing] And I got down-hearted.
Timon: How did you feel?
Pumbaa: Every time that I...
Timon: [clapping Pumbaa's mouth shut] Hey, Pumbaa, not in front of the kids.
Pumbaa: [Faces the camera] Oh. Sorry.
Pumbaa: Kid, what's eatin' ya?
Timon: Nothing, he's at the top of the food chain!
Timon: The food chain!
Timon: Hyenas. I hate hyenas. So what's the plan for getting past those guys?
Adult Simba: Live bait.
Timon: Good idea.
[realizes what he means]
Timon: [of the decimated Pride Rock] We're gonna fight your uncle... for this?
Adult Simba: Yes, Timon. This is my home.
Timon: Whoa. Talk about your fixer-upper.
Timon: So where you from?
Young Simba: Who cares? I can't go back.
Timon: Ah, you're an outcast! That's great. So are we.
Adult Simba: Well...
Adult Simba: Somebody once told me that the great kings of the past are up there, watching over us.
Timon: You mean a bunch of royal dead guys are watching us?
Zazu: [caged while the battle rages around him] Let me out! Let me out!
Timon: [fleeing the hyenas] Lemme in! Lemme in!
Timon: And if he falls / In love tonight / It can be assumed...
Pumbaa: His carefree days / With us are history.
Timon, Pumbaa: In short, our pal / Is doomed!
[Timon and Pumbaa both start crying]
Pumbaa: Your Majesty. I gravel at your feet.
[starts kissing Simba's feet]
Adult Simba: Stop that.
Timon: It's not gravel, it's grovel.
Timon: [Trying to push Pumbaa, whose stuck under a log, while running away from a Lioness] Why do I always have to save your... Ahhh!
Timon: This looks like a good spot to rustle up some grub.
Young Simba: What's that?
Timon: A grub. What's it look like?
[Timon eats the grub]
Young Simba: Ewwwww, gross.
Timon: Tastes like chicken.
Timon: Geez! It's a lion! Run, Pumbaa! Move it!
Pumbaa: Hey, Timon, it's just a *little* lion. Look at him. He's so cute and all alone! Can we keep him?
Timon: Pumbaa, are you nuts? We're talking about a lion; Lions eat guys like us!
Pumbaa: But he's so little.
Timon: He's gonna get bigger.
Pumbaa: Maybe he'll be on our side.
Timon: A - huh! That's the stupidest thing I ever heard. Maybe he'll b-... Hey, I got it! What if he's on our side? You know, having a lion around might not be such a bad idea.
Young Simba: I'm so hungry I could eat a whole zebra.
Timon: Ah-ha, we're fresh out of zebra.
Young Simba: Any antelope?
Young Simba: Hippo?
Timon: Nope. Listen kid: if you live with us, you're gonna have to eat like us.
[Watching Simba and Nala]
Timon: I tell ya, Pumbaa, this stinks!
Pumbaa: Oh, sorry.
Timon: Not you, THEM! Him... Her... alone.
Timon: [singing] Luau! / If you're hungry for a hunk of fat and juicy meat / Eat my buddy Pumbaa here, / 'Cause he is a treat / Come on down and dine / On this tasty swine/ All you hafta do is get in line. / Arrrre you achin'...
Pumbaa: Yup, yup, yup.
Timon: Forrrr some bacon?
Pumbaa: Yup, yup, yup.
Timon: He's a big pig.
Pumbaa: Yup, yup.
Timon: You can be a big pig, too. Oy!
Timon: [to Nala, after she accidentally surprises him] Don't ever do that again! Carnivores, ugh!
Timon: Who's the brains in this outfit?
Timon: My point exactly.
Timon: I saved you.
Timon: Pumbaa helped... a little.
Timon: Lady, have you got your lions crossed!
Pumbaa: What'd ya do, kid?
Young Simba: Something terrible. But I don't wanna talk about it.
Timon: Good. We don't wanna hear about it.
Timon: Look, kid. Bad things happen, and you can't do anything about it. Right?
Young Simba: Right.
Timon: Wrong! When the world turns its back on you, you turn your back on the world.
Timon: Repeat after me.
Timon: Hakuna Matata.
Young Simba: What?
Pumbaa: [slower] Hakuna Matata. It means "no worries".
Timon: [singing] I can see what's happening.
Timon: [singing] And they don't have a clue.
Timon: [singing] They'll fall in love and here's the bottom line: / Our trio's down to two.
[sarcastic, with French accent]
Timon: The sweet caress of twilight.
[normal voice, but still sarcastic]
Timon: There's magic everywhere. / And with all this romantic atmosphere, / Disaster's in the aiiiiiiir!
Nala: Have you guys seen Simba?
Timon: I thought he was with you.
Nala: He was but now I can't find him. Where is he?
[We hear Rafiki's laugh. He's sitting in a tree above them]
Rafiki: [Chuckles] You won't find him here. The king... has returned.
Nala: I can't believe it. He's gone back!
Timon: Gone back? What do you mean?
[He looks to the tree. Rafiki has disappeared]
Timon: Hey! What's going on here? Who's the monkey?
Nala: Simba's gone back to challenge Scar.
Pumbaa: Who's got a scar?
Nala: No, no, no. It's his uncle.
Timon: The monkey's his uncle?
Nala: No! Simba's gone back to challenge his uncle to take his place as king.
Timon, Pumbaa: Ohh.
Timon: I'm telling you, kid: this is the great life. No rules, no responsibilities...
[he reaches into a hole in a log and various insects skitter out, with him holding a blue bug; he points to the rest of the insects]
Timon: Ooh! The little cream-filled kind!
Timon: [seeing a red beetle] These are rare delicacies.
[takes it and eats it]
Timon: He comes with a very pleasant crunch.
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