WATCH: It’s a Hakuna Matata Holiday on Disney Channel’s ‘The Lion Guard’

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THE LION GUARD - "Timon and Pumbaa's Christmas"

They won’t be dreaming of a white Christmas—certainly not in the middle of the hot African savannah—but Simba and his pals still have big hopes for a magical holiday.

Disney Channel’s The Lion Guard—the popular series spinoff of The Lion King—will air a special Yuletide episode, “Timon and Pumbaa’s Christmas,” that finds the animals of the Pride Lands planning a celebration to surprise Timon, the meerkat, and Pumbaa, the warthog.

But as you can see in this exclusive clip, there’s much rumor and confusion over how this whole Christmas thing works. And who exactly is “Dandy Claus?”

Check it out below:

The Lion Guard: “Timon and Pumbaa’s Christmas,” Friday, Dec. 8, 11:30am/10:30c, Disney Channel