The episode starts by introducing a documentary show called "Kingdom of the Creatures", hosted by Martin Pardon.
Martin introduces an armadillo to the audience, whose name is Gassipus Novemcinctus (better known as simply "The Armadillo"). Martin then shows the armadillo digging a turkey out of the ground. When the host ends the first take, his cameraman, Ron, has doubts about armadillos digging turkeys out of the ground using shovels and other things. But Martin shouts at him by telling him that the armadillo is the star of the show and therefore, he deserves to have steak for lunch.
Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed are watching the armadillo enjoying his meal, wishing that they were given food too. Shenzi states that they should be talented actors in order to have food. Banzai claims that he has talent, but Shenzi states that she is better at being a star than her cohorts.
During the second take, Martin shows how the armadillo protects himself from predators. After the armadillo hides in his shell, Shenzi appears and demonstrates ballet dancing, then kicks the Armadillo away, making Martin yell "cut." Shenzi then asks Martin to give her some steak, but Martin spins the female hyena away. After seeing Shenzi's failure of being a star, Banzai decides to prove that he could be a better actor.
During the second take, while Martin shows what the armadillo does during the rainy season, Banzai interrupts with a singing act. Martin sarcastically praises Banzai for his performance, but then abruptly turns him down like he did to Shenzi, kicking him into the dirt. It is now Ed's turn to show his act.
For the fourth take, Martin shows the armadillo not taking himself seriously. Ed then appears, attempting slapstick comedy. However, just like his cohorts, he gets turned down by Martin, and bursts into tears. Shenzi suddenly has the idea that instead of being actors, they should be directors.
Meanwhile, the Armadillo gets a movie deal and leaves. Martin now has to find another animal star, but then, he sees the hyenas walk up to him. He offers them a job as actors, but the hyenas are sick of being kicked around. When he realises their intent, Martin looks to Joe, but Joe just sides with the hyenas.
With the hyenas as the new hosts of "Kingdom of the Creatures", they make a take (titled "'Next' One" on the clapboard, thus making it the fifth take) with Martin in a cooking pot and ready to be cooked up for dinner.
- It's pretty impressive that the Armadillo is in this episode at all, since the Armadillo is native to Central and South America!
- Shenzi calls Banzai 'honey' in this episode.
- Similarly, Banzai calls Shenzi 'girlfriend'.
- Shenzi's director megaphone says 'Director #1', Banzai's director megaphone says 'Director #2'. Ed's megaphone just says 'Ed'.
- When the show moves on, Shenzi is initially introducing the next take, but she is mistakenly subbed with Banzai's voice.
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