20 Theories That Answer Classic Unexplained Disney Questions

And no, they're not "just cartoons..."

The Lion King Timone Shocked Face Gif Gif There is nothing worse when you're waiting for a question to be answered in a movie and before you know it, the credits are rolling and you're left feeling absolutely clueless. Why would they do that to you? Even allowing for the inevitable space for a sequel, that's just careless and frustrating. Of course there is a massive difference between wanting more and finding out why Scar and Mufasa look nothing like each other. Are they even related? Are they step brothers? Because you really have to suspect that the milkman has been involved in some way. No matter what your age, you're bound to have at least five Disney films that you are completely in love with despite the huge, gaping questions that Walt seemed to gleefully leave unanswered. But blind love can only cover holes for so long, and sooner or later you're going to start tearing your hair out, writing conspiracy theories on your wall and rocking gently to the thoughts that you'll probably never find out the truth. Or... you could just read this article and be completely satisfied by all the questions you thought weren't answered in classic Disney films...

20. How Can Pocahontas And John Smith Understand Each Other?

The Film: Pocahontas Answer: Grandmother Willow. Grandmother Willow's song "listen with your heart, you will understand" allows Pocahontas and John Smith to understand each other, and the gust of magical wind that surrounds them, breaks down the barriers of communication and turns their foreign tongues into domestic ones. The concept of knowing where a talking tree comes from is also pretty simple; Grandmother Willow is obviously an Ent.
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