Role in the Series
After Kion is swept across a river into the Outlands, he instructs the rest of the Guard to meet him at Flat Ridge Rock. As a result, the Guard seeks out information from Mbeya, after a suggestion from Beshte. He and Beshte talk for a while, but the Lion Guard eventually becomes impatient, insisting that Beshte stops his conversation. Beshte recalls that he never did ask Mbeya where Flat Ridge, and goes back to Mbeya do so.
On the day of Kupatana, Mbeya winds up stuck in the mud at Lake Matope. Kion and the Guard rescue him, and Mbeya thanks them gratefully.
Simba invites Mbeya to the Savannah Summit.
Mbeya watches the baboons and their show until he found out they stole all the food.
When tesetse flies nvade the Pride Lands, they eventually make their way over to Mbeya. When the Lion Guard find him, they see that he is completely overturned in a small ditch. After Beshte helps him get out, Mbeya explains how he was rolling around to get rid of the flies, but accidentally rolled into the stream bed by mistake. The Lion Guard offer to escort him to a watering hole, but notice Thurston's Herd waiting nearby. When the flies disappear, Ono comes to the conclusion that it's the zebras stripes that they don't like. The Lion Guard escort both the herd and Mbeya to a new watering hole, their journey uninterrupted by the flies.
Mbeya helped out in Bunga's song The Twelve Ways of Christmas.
Mbeya and his crash decide to join the alliance of pridelanders that are working together to defeat the Army of Scar.
Mbeya watches as Dhahabu makes her way to Pride Rock.
Mbeya's crash helps fight against Scar's Army. When the Lion Guard goes to the Tree of Life Mbeya and his crash says goodbye.
- He is voiced by The Lion Guard director, Howy Parkins.
- In The Savannah Summit, he sat on Zazu, similar to the rhinoceros at the end of "I Just Can't Wait to Be King".