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{{Infobox character
 
{{Infobox character
 
|image = 18116-1420.gif
 
|image = 18116-1420.gif
|name = King Leonidas
 
 
|films = ''[[Bedknobs and Broomsticks]]''
 
|films = ''[[Bedknobs and Broomsticks]]''
 
|shows = ''[[House of Mouse]]''
 
|shows = ''[[House of Mouse]]''
|animator = [[Milt Kahl]]<br>[[Andreas Deja]]
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|rides = ''[[Main Street Electrical Parade]]''
|voice = [[Lennie Weinrib]]<br>[[Jim Cummings]] (currently)
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|animator = [[Milt Kahl]]
|designer = Ken Anderson
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|voice = Lennie Weinrib
|inspiration = [[Prince John]]
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|designer = [[Ken Anderson]]
|personality = Temperamental, impatient, sensitive, protective, kind, loyal, greedy, rough, arrogant, loud, insightful, rude, aggressive
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|inspiration =
|appearance = Slender tan lion, ginger mane, gold crown, red robe
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|personality = Temperamental, impatient, sensitive, no-nonsense, strict, protective, kind, loyal, greedy, rough, arrogant, loud, insightful, pompous, rude, cunning, aggressive
|occupation = King, Soccer player
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|appearance = Slender lion, tan fur, cream muzzle, ginger mane, dark brown nose, gold crown, red robe
|alignment = Bad, sometimes good
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|occupation = King<br>Soccer player
|goal = To have a referee in order to play soccer
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|alignment = Neutral
 
|home = [[The Isle of Naboombu]]
 
|home = [[The Isle of Naboombu]]
|friends = [[Professor Emelius Brown]], [[Miss Eglantine Price]], [[Charlie Rawlins]], [[Carrie Rawlins]], [[Paul Rawlins]] (all sometimes)
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|minions = [[Secretary Bird]], Hyena, Crocodile, Rhinoceros, Warthog, Gorilla, Ostrich, Cheetah, Hippopotamus, Kangaroo, Elephant
|minions = [[Secretary Bird]]<br>Yellow team: [[Hyena (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)|Hyena]], [[Crocodile (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)|Crocodile]], [[Rhinoceros (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)|Rhino]], [[Warthog (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)|Warthog]], [[Gorilla (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)|Gorilla]]<br>Blue team: [[Ostrich (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)|Ostrich]], [[Cheetah (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)|Cheetah]], [[Hippopotamus (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)|Hippo]], [[Kangaroo (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)|Kangaroo]], [[Elephant (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)|Elephant]]
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|enemies = [[Professor Emelius Brown]], [[Miss Eglantine Price]], [[Charlie Rawlins]], [[Carrie Rawlins]], [[Paul Rawlins]] (all formerly)
|enemies = [[Professor Emelius Brown]], [[Miss Eglantine Price]], [[Charlie Rawlins]], [[Carrie Rawlins]], [[Paul Rawlins]]
 
 
|likes = Soccer, making up rules as the game goes along
 
|likes = Soccer, making up rules as the game goes along
 
|dislikes = Games being cancelled, having his medallion stolen
 
|dislikes = Games being cancelled, having his medallion stolen
 
|powers = Big roar
 
|powers = Big roar
|fate = Gets turned into a rabbit by Miss Price; it is unknown if he got turned back into his normal self
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|fate = Gets turned into a rabbit by Miss Price
|quote = "STOP...THAT...BALL!!!!!!"<br>(Roars)}}'''King Leonidas''' is the secondary antagonist and also the king of the [[The Isle of Naboombu|Isle of Naboombu]] from [[Disney]]'s [[1971]] film ''[[Bedknobs and Broomsticks]]''. He was advertised as the main antagonist, but this was the plot to be outranked by the [[Colonel Heller|final but general main villain]].
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|quote = "Stop... that...ball!"}}'''King Leonidas''' is an antagonist and also the king of the [[The Isle of Naboombu|Isle of Naboombu]] from [[Walt Disney Pictures|Disney]]'s [[1971]] animated film''[[Bedknobs and Broomsticks]]''.
   
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
===Physical Description===
 
King Leonidas looks similar to [[Prince John]] from ''[[Robin Hood (1973 film)|Robin Hood]]'', but has a mane, a royal golden crown, and wears a king's red robe.
 
 
 
===Personality===
 
===Personality===
Like all lions, King Leonidas is arrogant. Even he is sensitive and temperamental. Also, he possesses a deep love for the game of soccer, as seen when the royal championships on his Island could not continue when a suitable referee couldn't be found. He was extremely aggressive and roared at everything that moved.
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Like all lions, King Leonidas is arrogant. Even though he is not completely evil, he is sensitive and temperamental. Also, he possesses a deep love for the game of soccer, as seen when the royal championships on his Island could not continue when a suitable referee couldn't be found. He was extremely aggressive and roared at everything that moved.
   
===Powers and Abilities===
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===Physical appearance===
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King Leonidas looks similar to [[Prince John]] from ''[[Robin Hood (film)|Robin Hood]] ''and [[Shere Khan]] from ''[[The Jungle Book]]'', but has a mane, a royal gold crown, and wears a king's red robe.
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===Abilities===
 
King Leonidas' voice is quite powerful, which can be expected from a royal lion. His yell to 'stop that ball' is powerful enough to blow everyone away to the net from its hurricane-like force.
 
King Leonidas' voice is quite powerful, which can be expected from a royal lion. His yell to 'stop that ball' is powerful enough to blow everyone away to the net from its hurricane-like force.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
===''[[Bedknobs and Broomsticks]]''===
 
===''[[Bedknobs and Broomsticks]]''===
He has an anti-human attitude, which may have stemmed from the fairy tale that animals staged a coup on the [[The Isle of Naboombu|Isle of Naboombu]], killing the original leader, the human wizard [[Astoroth]]. He wears [[The Star of Astoroth]], a talisman that is needed to bring inanimate objects to life. After suffering much pummeling and stampeding at a soccer game, Mr. Brown succeeds at grabbing the Star of Astoroth from him. After being alerted by his secretary bird, an enraged Leonidas tries to pursue Mr. Brown, Miss Price, and the children, but he is foiled when he is turned into a rabbit, albeit one with a lion's tail, by Miss Price. He is last seen scurrying away. As Miss Price's rabbit spells are temporary, he presumably returned to his lion form soon after.
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He has an anti-human attitude, which may have stemmed from the fairy tale that animals staged a coup on [[the Isle of Naboombu]], killing the original leader, the human wizard [[Astoroth]]. He wears [[the Star of Astoroth]], a talisman that is needed to bring inanimate objects to life. After suffering much pummeling and stampeding at a soccer game, Mr. Brown succeeds at grabbing the Star of Astoroth from him. After being alerted by his secretary bird, an enraged Leonidas tries to pursue Mr. Brown, Miss Price, and the children, but he is foiled when he is turned into a rabbit, albeit one with a lion's tail, by Miss Price. He is last seen scurrying away. As Miss Price's rabbit spells are temporary, he presumably returned to his lion form soon after.
   
 
===''[[House of Mouse]]''===
 
===''[[House of Mouse]]''===
King Leonidas appeared in cameo with his servant The Secretary Bird from ''House of Mouse.''
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King Leonidas appeared in cameo with his servant The Secretary Bird from ''House of Mouse''.
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==[[Walt Disney Parks and Resorts|Disney Parks]]==
 
==[[Walt Disney Parks and Resorts|Disney Parks]]==
[[File:King Leonidas DLP.JPG|thumb|250px|King Leonidas as he appeared at the Disney Parks]]
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===[[Disneyland]]===
===Disneyland's Electrical Parade===
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King Leonidas appeared in the ''[[Main Street Electrical Parade]]'' in his own float. The costume is actually a reskinned version of the [[Tigger]] costume.
King Leonidas appears in the electrical parade.
 
==Trivia==
 
*King Leonidas is the Disney character with the loudest, booming yell ever as he bellowed, "STOP...THAT...BALL!!!!!!"
 
*King Leonidas as a rabbit has a similar look to [[Skippy]] from''[[Robin Hood (film) | Robin Hood]]''.
 
*Not to be confused with the other King Leonidas from 300.
 
*He is made to look like the movie's main antagonist but is never seen again after halfway into the movie. The movie's real villain is [[Colonel Heller]].
 
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
{{Gallerylink|King Leonidas/Gallery}}
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{{Gallerylink}}
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==Trivia==
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*King Leonidas as a rabbit has a similar look to [[Skippy]] from ''[[Robin Hood (film)|Robin Hood]]''.
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*Name used after the 1st Greek king of Sparta
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Revision as of 18:34, January 6, 2020

King Leonidas is an antagonist and also the king of the Isle of Naboombu from Disney's 1971 animated film, Bedknobs and Broomsticks.

Background

Personality

Like all lions, King Leonidas is arrogant. Even though he is not completely evil, he is sensitive and temperamental. Also, he possesses a deep love for the game of soccer, as seen when the royal championships on his Island could not continue when a suitable referee couldn't be found. He was extremely aggressive and roared at everything that moved.

Physical appearance

King Leonidas looks similar to Prince John from Robin Hood and Shere Khan from The Jungle Book, but has a mane, a royal gold crown, and wears a king's red robe.

Abilities

King Leonidas' voice is quite powerful, which can be expected from a royal lion. His yell to 'stop that ball' is powerful enough to blow everyone away to the net from its hurricane-like force.

Appearances

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

He has an anti-human attitude, which may have stemmed from the fairy tale that animals staged a coup on the Isle of Naboombu, killing the original leader, the human wizard Astoroth. He wears the Star of Astoroth, a talisman that is needed to bring inanimate objects to life. After suffering much pummeling and stampeding at a soccer game, Mr. Brown succeeds at grabbing the Star of Astoroth from him. After being alerted by his secretary bird, an enraged Leonidas tries to pursue Mr. Brown, Miss Price, and the children, but he is foiled when he is turned into a rabbit, albeit one with a lion's tail, by Miss Price. He is last seen scurrying away. As Miss Price's rabbit spells are temporary, he presumably returned to his lion form soon after.

House of Mouse

King Leonidas appeared in cameo with his servant The Secretary Bird from House of Mouse.

Disney Parks

Disneyland

King Leonidas appeared in the Main Street Electrical Parade in his own float. The costume is actually a reskinned version of the Tigger costume.

Gallery

Wiki
The Disney Wiki has a collection of images and media related to King Leonidas.

Trivia

  • King Leonidas as a rabbit has a similar look to Skippy from Robin Hood.
  • Name used after the 1st Greek king of Sparta


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