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* The "Stand By Me" music video may fall into this lyrically, as Timon is saying [[TrueCompanions what a great friendship he has with Pumbaa and how happy they will be as long as they have each other by their side]].

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* The "Stand By Me" music video may fall falls into this lyrically, as Timon is saying [[TrueCompanions what a great friendship he has with Pumbaa and how happy they will be as long as they have each other by their side]].sides]].


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** Also from the same episode; When Pumbaa does his oink during the second task, Timon gives his friend a thumbs up, with Pumbaa giving him a big smile.



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[[caption-width-right:350:'''Timon''': "Truth is you're the best friend I ever had."\\
'''Pumbaa''': "That goes double for me."]]


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* TV Dinner: When Ed is kicked by documentary show host Martin Partin, Shenzi and Banzai catch him so that he doesn't get hurt. It shows that at their core, they care for each other's welfare.

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** Pumbaa Jr. finding himself a new girlfriend.


* Once Upon a Timon: The majority of the episode, especially when Timon and Pumbaa first meet and start their friendship, Timon and Tatiana's relationship, and when the Duke Meerkat leaves the colony, Fred convinces Timon, who is guarding the back gate, that it is now his chance to go on his date with Tatiana.

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* Once Upon a Timon: The majority of the entire episode, especially when with moments such as Timon and Pumbaa Pumbaa's first meet meeting and the start of their friendship, Timon and Tatiana's relationship, and when the Duke Meerkat leaves the colony, Fred convinces Timon, who is guarding the back gate, that it is now his chance to go on his date with Tatiana.



* The "Stand By Me" music video may fall into this lyrically, as Timon is saying [[TrueCompanions what a great friendship he has with Pumbaa and how they will always stand by each other]].

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* The "Stand By Me" music video may fall into this lyrically, as Timon is saying [[TrueCompanions what a great friendship he has with Pumbaa and how happy they will always stand by be as long as they have each other]].other by their side]].



* Puttin' on the Brits: The baby fox itself is pretty adorable, [[spoiler: despite turning out to actually be an adult and the real antagonist of the episode]].

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* Puttin' on the Brits: The baby fox itself is pretty adorable, [[spoiler: despite turning out to actually be [[VocalDissonance having an adult voice]] and being the real antagonist of the episode]].


* Puttin' on the Brits: The baby fox itself is pretty adorable, despite being shown to have an adult voice at the end.

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* Puttin' on the Brits: The baby fox itself is pretty adorable, [[spoiler: despite being shown turning out to have actually be an adult voice at and the end.real antagonist of the episode]].


* Once Upon a Timon: The majority of the episode, especially when Timon and Pumbaa first meet and start their friendship, Timon and Tatiana's relationship, and the scene where Timon gives up all the things he ever wanted for Pumbaa.
** Also, when the Duke Meerkat leaves the colony, Fred convinces Timon, who is guarding the back gate, that it is now his chance to go on his date with Tatiana.

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* Once Upon a Timon: The majority of the episode, especially when Timon and Pumbaa first meet and start their friendship, Timon and Tatiana's relationship, and the scene where Timon gives up all the things he ever wanted for Pumbaa.
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when the Duke Meerkat leaves the colony, Fred convinces Timon, who is guarding the back gate, that it is now his chance to go on his date with Tatiana.

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* This exchange in "Tanzania Zany" when Timon tells Pumbaa that his old friend Fred is coming to visit.
-->'''Pumbaa:''' You know, Timon, with you and Fred being friends and all, maybe I should leave so you two can catch up.\\
'''Timon:''' Pumbaa, you're not going anywhere, you're my best friend, I'd never do anything to make you feel left out.
* The "Stand By Me" music video may fall into this lyrically, as Timon is saying [[TrueCompanions what a great friendship he has with Pumbaa and how they will always stand by each other]].


* Timon's Time Togo: In the scene where Pumbaa is about to fall to his death off a cliff, Timon (knowing that he will die after performing one good deed) has to decide between his own life and his friend's life. [[spoiler: [[HeroicSacrifice He eventually decides to rescue Pumbaa]]. This could imply that Timon is risking his life for Pumbaa, similar to how he risked his life defeating the hyena clan in The Lion King 11/2]]. This doubles as an {{Awesome}} moment.

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* Timon's Time Togo: In the scene where Pumbaa is about to fall to his death off a cliff, Timon (knowing that he will die after performing one good deed) has to decide between his own life and his friend's life. [[spoiler: [[HeroicSacrifice He eventually decides to rescue Pumbaa]]. This could imply that Timon is risking his life for Pumbaa, similar to how he risked his life defeating the hyena clan in The Lion King 11/2]]. This doubles as an {{Awesome}} moment.a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome.

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* Russia Hour: When Pumbaa's uncle Boaris is about to fall from the pose he's doing after dancing, Timon quickly comes in to save him, with Boaris saying "Thanks, friend!"

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* Luck Be a Meerkat: Pumbaa stating that the luckiest thing that has ever happened to him was when he met Timon. This doubles as a TearJerker if you remember his origin story.

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* The ending of "The Sky is Calling".


* Scent of the South: This episode shows how much Timon and Pumbaa truly care for each other and how they would do anything to win each other back. This is an example of true friendship.

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* Scent of the South: As he thinks he can't be best friends with Timon anymore because of his smell, Pumbaa goes to a skunk expert to help him improve his scent so that he can win Timon back. Meanwhile, Timon thinks that Pumbaa's left him for the skunk because of her smell, so he tries to make himself as smelly as possible so that Pumbaa can still be his best friend. This episode shows how much Timon and Pumbaa truly care for each other and how they would do anything to win each other back. This is an example of true friendship.


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* South Sea Sick: When Pumbaa gets sick, Timon is happily willing to cure his best friend, as a payback for all the years Pumbaa has been treating him with kindness and respect. When Timon gets the ingredients for the cure-all, he [[UpToEleven goes as far as]] telling Pumbaa that curing him is the best thing that has ever happened to him. Sure he may not be a good doctor, but it's still pretty adorable how much he wants to take care of his friend.
** After Pumbaa realizes that all he needed to do to feel better is [[spoiler:let out a huge belch]], he is about to tell that to Timon, but in order to not have his friend be emotionally crushed for not getting to cure him, he instead decides to tell Timon that he still feels awful inside.

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** Also, when the Duke Meerkat leaves the colony, Fred convinces Timon, who is guarding the back gate, that it is now his chance to go on his date with Tatiana.


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* Africa-Dabra!: When Pumbaa sees Timon being humiliated as he's struggling to pull Rabbit out of his hat (due to Pumbaa trapping him in a cage), he strips off Rabbit's fur to disguise himself as a bunny, therefore helping his friend win the talent show.
* Isle of Manhood: While Pumbaa singing "Timon is a Meerkitten" is PlayedForLaughs, it indicates that he's encouraging his friend to try to pass the manhood test.
* Puttin' on the Brits: The baby fox itself is pretty adorable, despite being shown to have an adult voice at the end.
** The fact that Timon and Pumbaa are trying to protect the fox from the foxhound, [[spoiler: before realizing that the fox and the hound were merely playing a game of tag]].
* French Fried: When Timon and Pumbaa are about to eat a snail, they find out that he can talk and sing and has a good humored attitude, making them realize that he's too likable to be eaten. Therefore, they [[FriendToBugs befriend the snail]] and give him a name, which is Speedy.
* Ocean Commotion: Speedy vouching for Timon and Pumbaa when the two are about to be thrown off the ship by Captain Quint for being stowaways.
* Unlucky in Lesotho: The ending of the episode, which is when Timon praises the panther kitten for saving him from some major humiliation Ned the Elephant was about to cause. The panther cuddles Pumbaa and gets embraced by Timon.
* Swiss Missed: When Fronk sees that the clock is broken and claims that there is no way he can fix it by noon (which is when clock inspector Clockwork Quint shows up to check on the clock), Pumbaa gets idea, which is for him and Timon to make it seem like the clock is fixed to prevent Fronk from getting fired from his job, which was Quint's revenge plan for not being chosen to be the town's timekeeper.


* Timon standing up for Pumbaa whenever someone insults him or is being mean to him. One particular example is in "Animal Barn". When Mr. Pig calls Pumbaa a nobody, Timon becomes enraged and immediately confronts him by telling him that no one should talk to Pumbaa like that except for himself. This also doubles as an awesome moment.

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* Timon standing up for Pumbaa whenever someone insults him or is being mean to him. One particular example is in "Animal Barn". When Mr. Pig calls Pumbaa a nobody, Timon becomes enraged and immediately confronts him by telling him that no one should talk to Pumbaa like that [[HypocriticalHeartwarming except for himself.himself]]. This also doubles as an awesome moment.



'''Timon and Pumbaa:''' Mom, Dad, I love you.

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'''Timon and Pumbaa:''' [[PlatonicDeclarationOfLove Mom, Dad, I love you.you]].

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