• Although this was second episode to air it's considered to the first episode.
  • book of this episode has also been released.
  • There are 15 known mistakes in this episode.
  • A German audio tape of The Lion King, titled Friends for Life shares some similarities with this episode. Both stories focus on Simba's son (Kopa/Kion) meeting a friendly hyena, and both lion cubs wind up getting trapped in a river with a fast current at some stage. Kion also thanks Jasiri in Swahili, which is also the name of the friendly hyena in Kopa's tale (Asante). These are most likely coincidental, however.
  • The episode had an average of 1,278,000 viewers.[1]