December 22, 1995 – The Timon & Pumbaa Short Film Disney’s Timon & Pumbaa in Stand by Me is Released to Theaters
“I don’t think I like this song!”
On December 22, 1995, the short film Disney’s Timon & Pumbaa in Stand by Me was released to theaters alongside the live-action feature film Tom & Huck. The short film/music video features the classic song “Stand by Me” originally by Ben E. King. The short has Timon singing the song while Pumbaa is involved in many mishaps while “standing by” Timon. It was directed by Steve Moore, and stars Kevin Schoen as Timon, Ernie Sabella as Pumbaa, and Phillip Ingram as the frogs.