If you’re a '90s kid, “The Lion King” probably has a special place in your heart.
Decades after this iconic Disney feature film was released, it is still loved by children today. Twenty-two years after the movie’s release, Channel 4’s Gogglesprogs captured children’s reactions to watching "The Lion King" for the first time. The film elicited the same strong emotions, ranging from shock to sorrow, especially during the film’s most heart-rending moment.
Watching the scene where Scar threw Mufasa to his death, some children opened their mouth wide in shock, covering it with their hands, while others burst into tears.
The kids from British primary school even questioned Scar’s intentions behind the act and one asked, “Why would you do that to your brother?”
It seemed like the kids had many questions in their minds about the movie, as they frowned, hid behind their stuff toys and wiped away their tears.
Just in mid-June, Gogglesprogs showed kids a documentary on U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and captured their opinions and reactions to it.
One child said an appalled, “What the…,” while another stated matter of factly, “He’ll have to retire soon.” One kid even seemed to have insight into his personality as she said, “I think he’s got a black heart.”
You can check out the video below, and see what else they had to say.