Thurston and Twiga's herd are at a watering hole. Suddenly, a gorilla appears and attacks them. The Lion Guard confronts him. As soon as he learns who they are, the gorilla stops and tells themhe's Shujaa. He was sent by King Sokwe to help the Lion Guard protect the Pride Lands from the Army of Scar.
Suddenly, Ono spots the army of Scar attacking Big Springs. Shujaa defeats them but leaves a mess in the process. The Army of Scar tells Scar what happened. Scar believes Shujaa will do their cause more help than harm.
The Army of Scar resumes their attacks. Shujaa stops them again but he does more harm than good. Besthe teaches Shujaa to control his strengh. Shujaa stops the Army of Scar and returns home.
- Christopher Jackson as Shujaa
- David Oyelowo as Scar
- Andrew Kishino as Janja
- Kevin Schon as Thurston and Chungu
- Vargus Mason as Cheezi
- Common as Kiburi
- Nolan North as Tamka
- Ana Gasteyer as Reirei
- Phil LaMarr as Goigoi and Shingo
- Max Charles as Kion
- Joshua Rush as Bunga
- Diamond White as Fuli
- Atticus Shaffer as Ono
- Dusan Brown as Beshte
- Khary Payton as Muhangus
- Meghan Strange as Laini
- Maurice LaMarche as Kifaru
- Dee Bradley Baker as Hyrax and Masikio
- Cam Clarke as Serval
- Kevin Michael Richardson as Basi
- This episode's title is a reference to the Disney film Beauty and the Beast.
- This marks Kifaru's second appearance.
- This episode marks the first time Kiburi and Tamka make an appearance without Nduli.