Jungle Book  Season #1 Episode #1

Synopsis: Mowgli, a young orphan boy, is found in a basket in the deep jungles of India by Bagheera, a black panther who promptly takes him to Raksha, a mother wolf who has just had cubs. She and her mate, Rama, raise him along with their own cubs and after ten years, Mowgli becomes well acquainted with jungle life and plays with his wolf siblings. Bagheera is pleased with how happy Mowgli now is, but also worries that Mowgli may eventually need to return to his own kind. One night, the wolf pack parents meet at Council Rock, having learned that Shere Khan, a man-eating Bengal tiger, has returned to the pack's part of the jungle. Pack leader Akela decides that Mowgli can no longer stay with the pack and must be deported from the jungle for his own safety. Bagheera volunteers to escort him to a "Man-Village." They leave that very night, but Mowgli is determined to stay in the jungle. He and Bagheera rest in a tree for the night, where Kaa, a hungry Indian python, tries to devour Mowgli
Genre: Animation

Many strange legends are told

Of these jungles of India...

but none so strange as the story

of a small boy named Mowgli.

It all began when the silence

Of the jungle was broken by

an unfamiliar sound.

It was a sound like one never heard

before in this part of the jungle.

It was a man cub!

Had I known how deeply

I was to be involved...

I would've obeyed my

first impulse and walked away.

This man cub would have to

have nourishment, and soon.

It was many days travel

to the nearest man village...

and without a mother's care,

he would soon perish.

Then it occurred to me.

A family of wolves I knew

had been blessed with a litter of cubs.

Oh, I knew there'd be no problem

with the mother thanks to

the maternal instinct, but...

I wasn't so sure

about Rama, the father.

Ten times the rains

had come and gone.

And I often stopped by to see how Mowgli

the man cub was getting along.

He was a favorite of all

the young wolf cubs of the pack.

No man cub was

ever happier.

And yet, I knew

that someday...

he would have to go back

to his own kind.

Then one night, the wolf pack

elders met at council rock...

because Shere Khan

the tiger...

had returned to

their part of the jungle.

This meeting was to change

the man cub's entire future.

Shere Khan will surely kill the boy

and all who try to protect him.

Now, are we all in agreement

as to what must be done?

Now it is my unpleasant duty

to tell the boy's father.

Rama. Uh, come

over here, please.

- Yes, Akela?

- The council has reached its decision.

The man cub can no longer

stay with the pack.

- He must leave at once.

- Leave?

I'm sorry, Rama.

There is no other way.

But... But the man cub is...

Well, he's like my own son.

Surely he's entitled to

the protection of the pack.

But, Rama, even the strength of the pack

is no match for the tiger.

But the boy cannot survive

alone in the jungle.

Akela. Perhaps

I can be of help.

You, Bagheera? How?

I know of a man village

where he'll be safe.

Mowgli and I have taken many

walks into the jungle together,

so I'm sure he'll go with me.

So be it. Now there's

no time to lose. Good luck.


I'm getting a little sleepy.

Shouldn't we start back home?

Mowgli, this time

we're not going back.

- I'm taking you to a man village.

- But why?

Because Shere Khan has returned

to this part of the jungle.

And he has sworn

to kill you.

Kill me? But why would he

wanna do that?

He hates man.

And Shere Khan is not going to allow you

to grow up to become a man...

just another hunter

with a gun.

Aw, we'll just explain to him that

I'd never do a thing like that.

Nonsense. No one explains

anything to Shere Khan.

Well, maybe so.

But I'm not afraid.

- And besides, I...

- Now that's enough.

We'll spend the night here.

Things will look better in the morning.

Man cub? Man cub!

Now come on, up this tree.

Be safer up there.

I don't wanna go back

to the man village.

Go on. Up you go.

- That limb way up there?

- That's right.

Is that all the better

you can climb?

I... Oh... It's

too big around.

And besides, I don't

have any claws.

Now, get some sleep.

We've got a long journey

ahead of us tomorrow.

I... I wanna stay

in the jungle.

Huh? You wouldn't

last one day.

I'm not afraid. I-I can

look out for myself.

Say now, what have we here?

It's a man cub.

A delicious man cub.

Oh, go away and

leave me alone.

Oh, that's just what I

should do, but I'm not.

Now, now, please go

to sleep, man cub.

Yes, man cub.

Please go to sleep.

Please go to sleep

Sleep, little man cub

Rest in peace

Sleep. Sleep.

Ba... Ba-Bagh-gheera.

Oh, now... Now look, there's

no use arguing any more.

Oh! Now no more talk

till morning.

He won't be here

in the morning.

Hmm? Oh, yes, he will.

I... Kaa!

Hold it, Kaa!

Oh! My sinus.

You have just made

a serious mistake, my friend.

A very stupid...

- Now, now, now, now, Kaa, I was...

- mistake.

Look me in the eye when

I'm speaking to you.

- Oh, please, Kaa.

- Both eyes, if you please.

You have just

sealed your doom.

Look, Bagheera!

Look, Bagheera.

Wake up, Bagheera.

Just you wait till

I get you in my coils.

Bagheera, he's got

a knot in his tail!

"He's got a knot

in his tail."

Ooh, this is going to

slow down my slither.

So, you can look out

For yourself, can you?

So you want to stay

in the jungle, do you?

Yes. I wanna stay

in the jungle.

Oh! Now, now, now for

the last time, go to sleep!

Man cub.

Man cub.

Hup, two, three, four

Keep it up

Two, three, four

Hup, two, three, four

Keep it up

Two, three, four

Hup, two, three, four

A parade.

Oh, no!

The dawn patrol again.

Company, sound off!

Oh, the aim of our patrol

Is a question rather droll

For to march and drill

Over field and hill

Is a military goal

Is a military goal

With a hup

Two, three, four

Dress it up

two, three, four

By the ranks or single file

Over every jungle mile

Oh, west amp and crush

through the underbrush

In the military style

In the military style

Hello. What are you doing?

Shh! Drilling.

- Can I do it too?

- Sure. Just do what I do.

But don't talk in ranks.

It's against regulations.

To the rear! March!

The other way.

Turn around.

Hup, two, three, four

Keep it up

Two, three, four

To the rear! Ho!

Company, halt!

That means stop.

Company, left face!

March, march, march.

My feet are killing me.

I'm puttin' in for

a transfer to another herd.

Silence in the ranks!

Dress up that line.

Pull it in, Winifred.

Inspection! Arms!

Stick your nose out.

- Like this?

- That's right.

A dusty muzzle.

Soldier, remember, in battle,

that trunk can save your life.

- Take good care of it, my man.

- Yes, sir!

Very good. Cary on.

- Let's have a little more spit

and polish on those bayonets.

- Yes, sir.

Esprit de corps.

That's the way I earned my commission in

the Maharajah's fifth pachyderm brigade.

Back in '88, it was.

Uh, or was it?

Here it comes.

The Victoria Cross bit again.

It was then I received

the Victoria Cross...

for bravely above and

beyond the call of duty.

Those were the days.


Discipline was the thing.

Builds character, and all that

sort of thing, you know.

Oh, oh, where was I?

Oh, yes. Inspection.

Well, very good.

Wipe off that silly grin, soldier.

This is the army.

Eyes front.

Lieutenant, that haircut

is not regulation.

Rather on the gaudy side,

don't you think?

There. That's better.

And as for you...

Oh, there you are.

Let's keep those heels

together, shall we, son?

Okay, Pop. Sir.

Yes, now that's better.

Well, a new recruit, eh?

I say, what happened

to your trunk?

Hey! Stop that!

A man cub!

Oh, this is treason!

Sabotage! I'll have

no man cub in my jungle!

- I-It's not your jungle!

- Hold it! Hold it! I can explain, Hathi.

Colonel Hathi,

If you please, sir.

Oh, yes, yes.

Colonel Hathi.

Uh, the man cub is with me.

I'm taking him back to the man village.

- To stay?

- You have the word of Bagheera.

Good. And remember,

an elephant never forgets.

I don't know what the army's

coming to these days.

These young whippersnappers,

who do they think they are?

Let's get on with it!

Right face!

Forward march!

Dear, haven't you

forgotten something?

Nonsense, Winifred old girl.

An elephant never forgets.

Well, you just

forgot our son.

Uh, uh, son... Son?

Son! Oh, yes, yeah, yeah!

Quite right.

To the rear! March!

When I grow up, I'm gonna be

a Colonel, just like my...

- If I've told you once, I've

told you a thousand times...

- Oh!

Pop! Look out!

Gee, Pop, you forgot

to say "halt."

He said an elephant

never forgets.

It's not funny.

Now let's get out of here quick

before anything else happens.


Where are we goin'?

You're going back to

the man village right now.

- I'm not going.

- Oh, yes, you are!

I'm staying right here!

You're going if I have to

drag you every step of the way.

- Let go, you...

- You let go of me!

Oh, that does it.

I've had it, man cub!

From now on, you're

on your own alone!

Don't worry about me.

Foolish man cub.

Doo-bee doo-bee


Well, it's a doo-bah-dee-doo

Yes, its a doo-bah-dee-doo

I mean a doo-bee doo-bee, doo-bee

doo-bee, doo-bee-dee-doo

And with...

Well, now.

What have we here?

Hey, what a funny

little bit of a...

- Oh!

- Go away!

Oh, boy, I've seen

everything in these woods.

Hoo! What have I run on?

What a pretty thing this is.

- Leave me alone.

- Well, now.

That's pretty big talk,

little britches.

I'm big enough.

Pitiful. Hey, kid,

you need help.

And old Baloo's gonna learn you

to fight like a bear.

Now come on,

I'm gonna show you.


All right, now, kid, loosen up.

Get real loose and then start to weave.

Weave a little.

Now move! That's it!

Now give me a big bear growl.

Scare me.

Oh, boy.

I'm talkin' about

like a big bear.

He's in trouble! Why, I-I

shouldn't have left him alone.

- A big one. Right from your toes.

- How's that?

- Yeah, you're gettin' it, kid.

- Oh, no! It's Baloo.

That shiftless,

stupid jungle bum.

Weave about now and

look for an opening.

Keep movin'. Keep...

Yeah, you're gettin' it, kid.

Come on, that's it.

He's a dandy.

Fine teacher you are,

old iron paws.

- Oh, thanks, Bagheera.

- Eh, tell me, tell me, uh...

after you knock your pupil

senseless, uh, how do you expect

him to remember the lesson? Hmm?

Well, I... I, uh... Well, I didn't

mean to lay it on him so hard.

I'm not hurt.

I'm all right.

I'm a lot tougher than

some people think.

You better believe it.

Now let's go once more.

Now I want you to keep circlin'

or I'm gonna knock your roof in again.

You better keep movin'.

Hey! Right on the button.

No, no-no, no-no.

Now you're ticklin'.

No! No. N-N-Now, now we don't

do that here in the jungle.

No, you're ticklin'.

I-I can't stand that ticklin'.

- Help, Bagheera!

- Oh, boy, that's all he needs.

More confidence.

- Give up, Baloo?

- I give up, I told ya.

Ooh! I give... Hey!

You know somethin'? You're all right,

kid. What do they call you?

Mowgli. And he's going back

to the man village right now.

Man village? They'll ruin him.

They'll make a man out of him.

Oh, Baloo, I wanna

stay here with you.

Certainly you do.

Oh? And just how do you

think he will survive?

"How do you think he will..." What do

you mean, "How do you think he..."

He's with me, ain't he?

And I'll learn him all I know.

Well, that shouldn't

take too long.

Look, now it's like this,

little britches.

All you've gotta do is...

Look for the bare necessities

The simple bare necessities

Forget about your worries

And your strife

I mean the bare necessities

are Mother Nature's recipes

That bring the bare

necessities of life

Wherever I wander

Wherever I roam

I couldn't be fonder

Of my big home

The bees are buzzin' in the tree

to make some honey just for me

When you look under

the rocks and plants

And take a glance

at the fancy ants

Then maybe try a few

You eat ants?

You better believe it. And you're

gonna love the way they tickle.

Mowgli, look out!

- The bare necessities

of life will come to you

- But when?

They'll come to you

Look for the bare necessities

The simple bare necessities

Forget about your worries

And your strife

I mean the bare necessities

That's why a bear

can rest at ease

With just the bare necessities

Of life

Now when you pick a paw paw

- Or a prickly pear

- Ow!

And you prick a raw paw

Well, next time, beware

Don't pick the prickly pear

By the paw

When you pick a pear

Try to use the claw

But you don't need to use the claw

When you pick a pear of the big paw paw

- Have I given you a clue?

- Golly. Thanks, Baloo.


Of all the silly gibberish.

Come on, Baghee,

get with the beat.

- The bare necessities

of life will come to you

- They'll come to me!

They'll come to you

How 'bout scratchin' that ol' left

shoulder while you're up there, Mowgli?

Now just a hair lower.

There. Right there. That's it.

Oh! This is beautiful.

That's good.

Kid, we've got to get to a tree.

This calls for some big scratchin'.

You're lots of fun, Baloo.

Right on it. Yeah!

That's delicious.

Just a little bit...



Oh, man, this is

really livin'.

So just try and relax.

Yeah. Cool it.

Fall apart in my backyard.

'Cause let me tell you somethin',

little britches.

If you act like

that bee acts...

uh-uh, you're

workin' too hard.

And don't spend your time

lookin' around...

for something you want

that can't be found.

When you find out you can live without

it and go along not thinkin' about it

I'll tell you somethin' true

The bare necessities

Of life will come to you

I give up. Well, I hope

his luck holds out.

Mowgli, how 'bout you sing?

Look for the bare necessities

The simple bare necessities

- Forget about your worries

and your strife

- Yeah, man.

I mean the bare necessities

That's why a bear

can rest at ease

With just the bare necessities

Of life

- Yeah!

- With just the bare necessities of life

Yeah, man!


That's real jungle harmony.

- I like being a bear.

- That's my boy.

And you're gonna make one swell bear.

Why, you even sing like one.

Hey, Mowgli, how 'bout you

flickin' that old, mean fly...

of fo' your

papa bear's nose?


Boy, when you flick a fly,

you really...

Why you flat-nosed,

little-eyed, flaky creep!

Hey! Let go of me!

Take your flea-pickin' hands

Of fo' my cub!

Come on and get him, champ!

- He ain't no champ. He's a chump!

- Baloo!

Yeah! A big hothead!

Okay, you guys asked for it.


That'll cool him off.

Gimme back my man cub!

Here he is.

Come and get him!

That's how a bear

can rest at ease.

Here's some bare necessities.

Now just try that again, you...

- What's that you hit him with, son?

- That was a bare necessity.

Look, monk, you turn him loose

or I'll jerk a knot in your tail...

We give up!

Here he comes!

Baloo! Catch me!

- Baloo!

- Back up! Back up!

Faster! Faster! Faster!

A rolling bear

gathers no hair!

Baloo! Help me!

Baloo, they're carrying me away!



Well, it's happened.

Took a little longer than I thought,

but it's happened.


Oh, you heard me, huh?

Mowgli. Mowgli!

All right, what happened?

Where's Mowgli?

They ambushed me.

Thousands of 'em.

I jabbed with my left. Then I swung

with a right. And then I let...

Oh, for the last time,

what happened to Mowgli?

Like I told ya, them

mangy monkeys carried him off.

The ancient ruins.

Oh, I hate to think what'll happen

when he meets that king of theirs.

- We got him, King Louie!

- Here he is. Man, we got him.

We got him!

So you're the man cub.


I'm not as crazy as you are.

Put me down!

You cut that out!

Cool it, boy.

Unwind yourself.

Now come on,

let's shake, cousin.

What do you want me for?

Word has grabbed my royal ear...

Have a banana...

that you wanna

stay in the jungle.

Stay in the jungle?

I sure do.

Well, good.

And old King Louie...

That's me...

can fix it for you.

Have two bananas.

- Have we got a deal?

- Yes, sir.

I'll do... I'll do anything

to stay in the jungle.

Well, then.

I'll lay it on

the line for you.

Now I'm the king of the swingers

Oh, the jungle VIP

I've reached the top

And had to stop

And that's what's botherin' me

I wanna be a man, man cub

And stroll right into town

And be just like the other men

I'm tired of monkeyin' around

Oh, ooh-bee-doo

I wanna be like you

I wanna walk like you

Talk like you too

You see it's true

An ape like me

Can learn to be human too


Gee, Cousin Louie,

you're doin' real good.

Now here's your part

Of the deal, cuz.

Lay the secret on me

of man's red fire.

But I don't know

how to make fire.

Now don't try to kid me, man cub

I made a deal with you

What I desire

Is man's red fire

To make my dream come true

Now give me the secret, man cub

Come on, clue me what to do

Give me the power

Of man's red flower

So I can be like you

Fire? So that's what

that scoundrel's after.

I'll tear him limb from limb.

I'll beat him.

I'll... I'll...


Well, man, what a beat.

Will you stop that silly

beat business and listen?

This will take brains,

not brawn.

You better believe it,

and I'm loaded with both.

- Will you listen?

- Oh. Yeah, yeah.

Now, while you

create a disturbance...

I'll rescue Mowgli.

Got that?

I'm gone, man. Solid gone.

Not yet, Baloo!


Get mad, baby.


I wanna be like you

I wanna walk like you

Talk like you too

You see it's true

Someone like me

Can learn to be

Like someone like me

Take me home, daddy!

Can learn to be

Like someone like you

- One more time!

- Yeah, can learn to be

Like someone like me

- Man!

- It's Baloo, the bear!

Yeah, that's him!

How'd that square get in there?

Baloo, it's you!

Man, that's what I call

a swingin' party.

And furthermore, Baloo...

Mowgli seems to have man's

ability to get into trouble.

And your influence

hasn't been exactly...

Shh. Keep it down.

You're gonna wake up little buddy.

- Dah.

- Well, he's had a big day.

It was a real sockaroo.

You know, it ain't easy

learnin' to be like me.


A disgraceful performance.

Associating with those undesirable,

scatterbrained apes.

Unh. I hope Mowgli learned

something from that experience.



That's my boy.

Oh, nonsense.


Over here. I'd like

to have a word with you.

A word? You gonna

talk some more?

All right,

what's up, Bagheera?


the man cub must go back

to the man village.

The jungle is not

the place for him.

I grew up in the jungle.

Take a look at me.

Yes, just look at yourself.

Look at that eye.

Yeah. It's beautiful,

ain't it?

Yeah. Frankly, you're

a disreputable sight.

Well, you don't look exactly

like a basket of fruit yourself.


Baloo, you can't adopt

Mowgli as your son.

Why not?

H-H-How can I put it?

It... Baloo...

birds of a feather

should flock together.

You wouldn't marry

a panther, would you?

I don't know.

Come to think of it,

no panther ever asked me.

No. Baloo, you-you've got

to be serious about this.

Oh, stop woryin', Baghee.

Stop woryin'.

I'll take care of him.

Yes. Like you did when

the monkeys kidnapped him, huh?

- Can't a guy make one mistake?

- Not in the jungle.

And another thing.

Sooner or later, Mowgli

will meet Shere Khan.

The tiger? What's he got

against the kid?

He hates man with a vengeance.

You know that.

Because he fears man's gun

and man's fire.

But little Mowgli

don't have those things.

Shere Khan won't wait

until he does.

He'll get Mowgli while

he's young and helpless.

- Just one swipe and...

- No.

Well... Well, what

are we gonna do?

- We'll do what's best for the boy.

- You better believe it.

You name it,

and I'll do it.

Good. Then make Mowgli

go to the man village.

Are you out of your mind?

I promised him...

he could stay here

in the jungle with me.

Well, that's just the point.

As long as he remains with you...

he's in danger,

so it's up to you.

- Why me?

- Be-Be-Because he won't listen to me.

I love that kid.

I love him like

he was my own cub.

Then think of what's best

for Mowgli and not yourself.

Uh, well, can't... Well,

can't I wait until morning?

It's morning now.

Go on, Baloo.


Oh, boy.

Mowgli. Mowgli.

Uh, it's time to get up.

Oh. Hi, Baloo.

Hi. Hey, rub that old

sleep out of your eyes.

You and me, uh, we got

a long walk ahead of us.

Swell. Gee, we'll have

lots of fun together.

Sure. Yeah.

Yeah. Uh...

All right, let's

hit the trail, kid.

See ya around,

uh, Bagheera.

Well, goodbye, Bagheera.

Me and Baloo,

we've got things to do.

Goodbye, man cub.

And good luck.

Come on, Baloo.

All we gotta do is...

Look for the bare necessities

Some good old bare necessities

Forget about your worries

And your strife

I mean the bare necessities

That's why a bear

can rest at ease

With just the bare

necessities of life

Yeah I'll live here

in the jungle

All my life

Yeah, man

I like bein' a bear.

- Where we goin', Baloo?

- Well, uh, it's, uh...

Um, well, it's

sort of new and, uh...

Oh, I don't care,

as long as I'm with you.

Mowgli, uh,

look, buddy, uh...

there's somethin'

I gotta tell ya.

Tell me what, Baloo?

Gee whiz.

Now how did old Baghee

put it? It's, uh...

Uh, uh, Mowgli?

Ha! You wouldn't marry

a panther, would you?

Gee, I don't even know

what you're talkin' about.

Mowgli, don't you realize

that you're a human?

I'm not any more, Baloo.

I'm a bear like you.

Little buddy, look,

listen to me.

- Come on. Come on, Baloo.

- Now, Mowgli, stop it now.

Now hold still. I-I want

to tell you something.

Now listen to me.

- What's the matter, old Papa Bear?

- Look, Mowgli...

I been tyin' to tell ya.

I been tyin' all morning to tell ya.

I've got to take you

back to the man village.

- The man village!

- Now look, kid...

- I can explain, and...

- But, but you said we were partners.

- Now believe me, kid, I-I-I...

- You're just like, like old Bagheera!

Now just a minute.

That's goin' too far.

Hey, Mowgli,

where you goin'?

Wait a minute! Stop!


Wait! Listen to old Baloo.

Mowgli. Mowgli!


- Mowgli. Mowgli!

- Now what's happened?

Well, you, you, you're not

gonna believe me, Bagheera...

but look, now I used the same words

you did, and he ran out on me.

Well, don't just stand there.

Let's separate.

We... We've got to find him.

Oh, if anything happens

to that little guy...

I'll never forgive myself.

I gotta find him.



Hup, two, three, four

Hup, two, three, four

Keep it up

Two, three

What beastly luck.

Confound that ridiculous

Colonel Hathi.

Company, sound off.

Oh, we march from here to there

And it doesn't matter where

You can hear us push

through the deepest bush

Hup, two, three, four

With a military air

With a military air

The jungle patrol.

We're a cracker jack brigade

On a pachyderm parade

But we'd rather stroll

to a waterhole

Hup, two, three, four

For a furlough in the shade

Stop! W-Wait a minute.


Who said halt?

I give the commands around here.

- Now speak up. Who was it?

- Oh, it was me, Colonel.

What do you mean, sir,

taking over my command?

- Highly irregular, you know.

- Oh, Colonel, I-I'm sorry...

- but, but I need your help.

- Oh, absolutely impossible.

- We're on a cross-county march.

- But it's an emergency, Colonel.

- The man cub must be found.

- Man cub? What man cub?

- How interesting.

- The one I was taking to the man village.


That's where he belongs.

Now, sir,

If you don't mind...

we'd like to get on

with the march.

No, no, no, you,

you don't understand, Hathi.

He is lost.

He ran away.

How delightful.

Well, serves the young

whippersnapper right.

But, but Shere Khan,

the tiger...

He's sure to pick up

the man cub's trail.

Shere Khan.

Nonsense, old boy.

Shere Khan isn't

within miles of here.

Oh, sorry, Bagheera.

Fortunes of war, and all that

sort of thing, you know.

This has gone far enough.

Far enough.

Now just a minute,

you pompous old windbag.

Winifred! What are you

doing out of ranks?

Never mind.

How would you like

to have our boy...

lost and alone

in the jungle?

Our son? W-Well...

But, Winifred old girl,

that's an entirely different matter.

- Huh!

- Different, entirely.

That little boy is no different

than our own son.

Now you help find him,

or I'm taking over command.

What! A female

leading my herd?

Utterly preposterous.

Pop? The man cub and I

are friends.

He'll get hurt

If we don't find him.

Please, Pop? Sir?


Now don't you worry, son.

Your father had a plan

in mind all the time.

Sure you did.


Company, left face!

Volunteers for

a special mission...

will step

one pace forward.

That's what I like to see.

Devotion to duty.

Now, you volunteers

will find the lost man cub.

Oh, thank you, Colonel.

Now there's no time to lose.

Yes, yes.

Well, bugler.

When the man cub is sighted,

you will sound your trumpet...

- three times.

- Yes, sir.

Not now, soldier.

Sorry, sir.

Lieutenant, our strategy shall

be the element of surprise.

You will take one squad...

- and cover the right flank.

- Yes, sir.

And I shall lead

the other squad...

on the left flank.

Very well. Company...

forward march!

Element of surprise?

Oh, I say.

And now for my rendezvous

with the little lost man cub.

Kaa! It's you!

Yes, man cub.

So nice to see you again.

Oh, go away.

Leave me alone.

Let me look at you.

You don't want me

to look at you?

Then you look at me.

No, sir. I know what

you're tryin' to do, Kaa...

You do? Uh, I mean...

- you don't trust me.

- No.

Then there's nothing

I can do to help.

You wanna help me?


I can see to it that you never

have to leave this jungle.

How could you do that?

Hmm? Oh, I have my own...

subtle little ways.

But first,

you must trust me.

I don't trust

anyone any more.

I don't blame you.

I'm not like

those so-called...

fair-weather friends

of yours.

You can believe in me.

Trust in me

Just in me

Shut your eyes

And trust in me

Hold still, please.

You can sleep

Safe and sound

Knowing I

Am around

Slip into silent slumber

Sail on a silver mist

Slowly and surely your senses

Will cease to resist

You're snoring.


Trust in me

And just in me

Shut your eyes

And trust in me

Oh, now what?

I'll be right down.

Yes? Yes?

Who is it?

It's me, Shere Khan.

I'd like a word with you

If you don't mind.

Shere Khan.

What a surprise.

Yes, isn't it?

I just dropped by.

Forgive me if I've interrupted anything.

Oh, no, no,

nothing at all.

I thought perhaps you were entertaining

someone up there in your coils.

Coils? Someone?

Oh, no.

I was just curling up

for my siesta.

But you were singing to someone.

Who is it, Kaa?

Uh, who? Oh, no.

Well, I was just singing,

uh, to myself.

- Indeed.

- Yes. Yes, you see...

I have trouble

with my sinuses.

- What a pity.

- Oh, you have no idea.

It's simply terrible.

I can't eat.

I can't sleep.

So I sing myself to sleep.

You know, self-hypnosis.

Let me show you

how it works.

Ah, trust in me

No, I can't be bothered with that. I

have no time for that sort of nonsense.

Some other time perhaps?

Perhaps. But at the moment

I am searching for a man cub.

Man cub? What man cub?

The one who's lost.

Now where do you suppose

he could be?

- Search me.

- That's an excellent idea.

I'm sure you wouldn't mind showing me

your coils, would you, Kaa?

Uh, certainly not.

Nothing here.

And nothing in here.

My sinuses.

Hmm. Indeed.

And now, how about

the middle?

The middle?

Oh, the middle.

Absolutely nothing

in the middle.


Well, if you do just happen

to see the man cub...

you will inform me first,


I get the point.

Cross my heart, hope to die.

Good show.

And now I must continue my search

for the helpless little lad.

Ooh, who does he think

he's fooling?

"The helpless little lad."

Ooh, he gives me

the shivers.

Picking on that poor

little helpless boy.

Oh, yes.

Poor little helpless boy.

You told me a lie, Kaa.

You said

I could trust you.

It's like you said.

You can't trust anyone.

If I never see that

skinny little shrimp again...

it will be too soon.

Ooh, my sacroiliac.

Hey, Flaps,

what we gonna do?

I don't know.

What you wanna do?

I've got it! Let's flap over

to the east side of the jungle.

They've always got a bit of action,

a bit of a swingin' scene all right.

Ah, come off it.

Things are right dead all over.

You mean you wish they were.

Very funny.


So what we gonna do?

I don't know.

What do you wanna do?

Look, Flaps, first I say,

"What we gonna do?"

Then you say, "I don't know.

What you wanna do?"

Then I say, "What we gonna do?"

You say, "What you wanna do?"

"What we gonna do?" "What you

want..." Let's do something!

Okay. What you wanna do?

Blimey. There you go again.

The same notes again.

I've got it! This time

I've really got it.

So you've got it.

Then what we gonna do?

Hold it, lads. Look.

Look what's coming our way.

Hey, what in the world

is that?

What a crazy-looking

bunch of bones.

Yeah, and they're all

walkin' about by themselves.


- So what we gonna do?

- I don't know.

Hey, now don't

start that again!

Come on, lads. Come on. Let's have

some fun with this little fella...

this little blokey.

Blimey. He's got legs

like a stork, he has.

Like a stork. But he ain't

got no feathers, he ain't.

Go ahead. Laugh.

I don't care.

- What's wrong with him?

- I think we overdid it.

We were just having a bit

Of fun, that's all.

Oh, just look at him.

Why, the poor little fella.

You know, he must be

down on his luck.

Yeah, or he wouldn't be

in our neighborhood.

Hey, new kid,

wait a minute! Hey!

- Just leave me alone.

- Oh, come on. What's wrong?

You know, you look like you

haven't got a friend in the world.

- I haven't.

- Haven't you got a mother or a father?


Nobody wants me around.

Yeah, we know

how you feel.

Nobody wants us

around either.

Ah, we may look a bit shabby,

but we've got heart.

And feelings too.

And just to prove it to you, we're gonna

let you join our little group.

Kid, we'd like to make you

an honorary vulture.

Thanks, but I... I'd rather

be on my own, alone.

Aw, now look, kid.

Everybodys got to have friends.

Hey, fellas,

are we his friends?

We're your friends

We're your friends

We're your friends

to the bitter end

The bitter end

When you're alone

When you're alone

Who comes around

Who comes around

- To pluck you up

- To pluck you up

- Give us a smile.

When you are down

When you are down

And when you're

outside lookin' in

- Who's there to open the door

- Come on, kid. We need a tenor.

- That's what

- What friends are for

Who's always eager to extend

A friendly claw

That's what friends are for

And when you're lost

in dire need

Who's at your side

at lightning speed

We're friends with every creature

comin' down the pike

In fact we've never met

an animal we didn't like

Ha-ha. You take it, kid.

Didn't like

So you can see we're friends

- We're friends in need

- We're friends in need

- And friends in need

- Friends in need

- Are friends indeed

- Are friends indeed

- Whoop, whoop.

Take it easy, lads.

- We'll keep you safe

- Steady, steady. Watch it!

- In the jungle


That's what friends

Are for

Bravo, bravo.

An extraordinary performance.

And thank you for

detaining my victim.

Uh, do-don't mention it,

Your Highness.

- Boo.

- Let's get out of here.

Give me room!


Run, friend! Run!

Run? Why should I run?

Why should you run?

Could it be possible that

you don't know who I am?

I know you, all right.

You're Shere Khan.


Then you should also know...

that everyone runs

from Shere Khan.

You don't scare me.

I won't run from anyone.

Ah. You have spirit

for one so small.

And such spirit is deserving

Of a sporting chance.

Now, I'm going to close my eyes

and count to ten.

It makes the chase

more interesting...

for me.

One, two...



You're tying my patience.

Five, six, seven,

eight, nine, ten!

Run, Mowgli. Run!

Let go, you big oaf.

Take it easy. Take it...

Whoo! Ho-Hold it, hold it.

Whoa. Slow down. Ooh!

Yow! Whoa! Slow! Easy now.

Ooh. Oh, boy. Easy.

He's got a tiger

by the tail, he has.

And he'd better

hang on too.

Take that, ya big bully.

Let him have it again, kid.

Hit him again, kid. Go on!

Baloo! Help me!

Somebody do somethin'

with that kid.

Come on, lads.

He's safe now.

You can let go, Baloo.

Are you kiddin'?

There's teeth in the other end.

I'll kill you for this.

Let go!

Baloo needs help!

Fire! That's the only thing

old Stripes is afraid of.

You get the fire.

We'll do the rest.

- Charge!

- You there, punch and blow.

Stay out of this,

you mangy fools.

Yeah, yeah.

Missed me a mile, he did.

- Yeah!

- Yeah! Pull his blinkin' whiskers.

He's a bloomin' pussycat,

he is.

Look behind you, chum.

Well, that's

the last of him.

Old Stripes took off like

a flaming comet, he did.

Well, come on. Let's go

congratulate our friend.

Hold it, fellas.

Now's not the time for it.



Baloo, get up.

Oh, please get up.

Mowgli, try to understand.

Bagheera, what's

the matter with him?

You've got to be brave,

like Baloo was.

You... You don't mean...

Oh, no. Baloo.

Now, now.

I know how you feel.

But you must remember,


greater love

hath no one...

than he who lays down

his life for his friend.

When great deeds are

remembered in this jungle...

one name will stand

above all others...

our friend, Baloo, the bear.

- He's crackin' me up.

- The memory of Baloo's...

sacrifice and bravery...

will forever be engraved

on our saddened hearts.

- Beautiful.

- This spot where Baloo fell...

will always be a hallowed

place in the jungle...

for there lies

one of nature's...

noblest creatures.

I wish my mother

could've heard this.

It's best we leave now.

Come along, man cub.

Hey, don't stop now, Baghee.

You're doin' great!

There's more, lots more.

Why, you big fraud!

You, you, you four-flusher!

I-I'm fed up, and I-I...

Baloo! You're all right!

Who, me? Sure I am.

Never felt better.

You sure had us worried.

Ah, I was just takin' five.

You know, playin' it cool.

Yeah, but he was too easy.

Good old Papa Bear.

It's going to be a bit dull without

the little bloke, isn't it?

Yeah. So what we gonna do?

I don't know.

Hey, now, don't start that again!

Hey, Baghee, too bad

you missed the action.

You should have seen how

I made a sucker out of old Stripes

with that left up in his face.

Boom, boom,

I was givin' him. Whang!

You wanna know somethin'?

We're good sparrin' partners.

You'd better believe it.

Yes, sir.

Nothin' or nobody is ever

gonna come between us again.

My own home

My own home

My own home

My own home

- Look. What's that?

- Oh, it's the man village.

No, no. I mean that.

Forget about those.

They ain't nothin' but trouble.

Just a minute.

I've never seen one before.

So you've seen one.

So let's go.

I'll be right back.

I want a better look.

- Mowgli, wait a minute.

- Ah, Baloo.

Let him have

a better look.

Father's hunting in the forest

Mother's cooking in the home

I must go to fetch the water

Till the day that I am grown

Till I'm grown

Till I'm grown

I must go to fetch the water

Till the day that I am grown

Then I will have

a handsome husband

And a daughter of my own

And I'll send her

to fetch the water

I'll be cooking in the home

Then I'll send her

to fetch the water

I'll be cooking in my home

She did that on purpose.


Mowgli, come back.

Come back!

Go on! Go on!

He's hooked.

Ah, it was inevitable, Baloo.

The boy couldn't help himself.

It was bound to happen.

Mowgli is where

he belongs now.


I guess you're right.

But I still think he'd

have made one swell bear.

Well, come on,

Baghee buddy.

Let's get back

to where we belong...

and get with the beat.

Look for the bare necessities

The simple bare necessities

Forget about your worries

And your strife

I mean the bare necessities

Are Mother Nature's recipes

That bring the bare

necessities of life

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