He also served as an unofficial advisor to Timon, as shown in The Lion King 1 1/2. He tells Timon to "look beyond what [he] see[s]", but Timon takes the metaphor literally and tries to go as far as he can to find paradise. Eventually (and without even talking, as Timon expects and acts out his whole dialogue), he convinces Timon as well to return to Pride Rock with Pumbaa and help Simba,
- Rafiki is a member of the Fantasy Films Adventure team.
- Rafiki will appear in Jeffrey, Jaden, Hiccup and Friends' Storm Adventures of Disney's Believe.
- He also has an apprentice named Makini.