Ono meets his idol, legendary eagle Hadithi, and learns that his hero isn't what he expected.
This episode contains examples of:
- Bragging Theme Tune: Hadithi's song, "Hadithi the Hero" is all about Hadithi bragging about how great he is.
- Conscience Makes You Go Back: Hadithi abandons Ono to deal with the hyenas alone while he goes to his royal mud print ceremony, but ultimately returns to help, bringing the rest of the Lion Guard with him.
- Fake Ultimate Hero: All of Hadith's legendary exploits are fabrications.
- It's All About Me: "Hadithi The Hero" shows that Hadithi firmly believes in this. He even says "It's all about me!" several times.
- Meaningful Name: Hadithi is Swahili for "story" or "myth"; a reference to his Fake Ultimate Hero status.
- Seldom-Seen Species:
- Hadithi is an African hawk-eagle.
- Among the birds gathering to meet Hadithi are yellow-billed storks, white-necked ravens, and southern red bishops.
- Janja's clan attacks a group of klipspringers.