There are many stereotypes in The Lion King. One is the big fat and skinny friends, Pumba and Timon. Also the fact that Pumba, is the stupid fat one. These characters attempt to create comic relief. Also a stereotype is that the monkey is the wise one because they are thought to be the smartest animals. Zazu is the stern babysitter in the lion king, He retains the stereotype and offers someone for the rest of them to beat up on. Also the fact that the minions such as ed aren't very smart are minions is a stereotype, and help create some comedy.