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Easter egg: In the normal DVD version of Cars, be in main menu and have 'set up' highlighted. Watch the bottom right hand corner. When the logo for Dinoco appears push right and select it. A short part of the animated short 'Bounding' will appear, except that Mater and Lightning are used instead.

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Easter egg: On Disc 2, another way to get to the 7 deleted scenes. Follow the same previous listed steps of going through Diagon Alley to get your key, coins from Gringott's, and then your wand. Once you have your wand, back at the main menu, chose "Classrooms". Of the four classes, choose Potions. If you click on the mixing bowl, it will ask you to make three different potions, each requiring a combination of the ingredients of two test tubes. Note, these are the same potions that Snape asks Harry to list/name on the first day of class, testing him, and Harry doesn't know. You have to get all three to pass on to the keys. 1) How do you make the sleeping potion "Draught of Living Death"? Click on test tubes with Asphodel & Wormwood. 2) What two plants are also known as aconite? Click on Monkshood & Wolfsbane. 3) How do you cure a boil? Click on Snake fangs & Porcupine quills. Once you have done this successfully, you will be in the chamber of the keys. The steps from here are the same as mentioned previously.

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Easter egg: On the 2 disk collector version, go to Bonus Features. Arrow left once to highlight return arrow, hit down arrow to highlight fish in top right corner of the screen. Hit enter to see an ad for th Aqua Scum 2003.

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Easter egg: When you insert any of the 6 movie DVDs in the Star Wars saga, once the FBI screen pops up (red in Episodes I, II, IV, V, VI; and blue in Episode III), enter a number between 1 and 3 (and press Enter if needed). Once the Star Wars logo and the Episode number disappears, a menu with the planet that you chose (and not what the DVD randomly chooses) will load.

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Easter egg: On the Main Menu, when Scooby-Doo is startled by the ghost and he drops the Scooby Snack in his mouth, highlight it and then press Enter. This will access a short featurette on how it rained on set, during filming. Also, on the Special Features' second page, hit left on your remote and the sign with "Zoinks" under it will light up, then hit Enter.

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Easter egg: On the U.S. version, there are terrific little nuggets in the newspaper "Far Far Away Times". It's located by following this path: Special Features > More > Far Far Away Times. When you get to the page with the newspaper, you can scroll through more than a dozen pages of really witty and amusing "articles", although you can only read the headlines. Starting on the third page - and on many, many pages thereafter - use the "up" arrow to highlight other parts of the pages. It's a real treasure trove. You'll find Fiona's diary (in its entirety), medieval graffiti, tapestries of the King and Queen in their younger days, medieval street signs, posters for musical acts (like the band "Stonehenge" and "Chastity Belt's World Tour"), Before and After pictures (including the transvestite bartender!), Fairy Godmother's various Potions and the Poison Apple's Drink Menu.

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Easter egg: This is on the Bonus/Feature DVD of 2-DVD set. Go to Behind the Scenes. Click on Publicity. An Omnidroid silhouette appears near the end of the menu's animation loop. When the silhouette appears, move the cursor right to highlight it and then click enter. A short clip will play that shows Dash & Mr Incredible competing for a TV remote. When that ends, if you click on the silhouette again, a different short clip of Mr Incredible & Frozone appears.

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Easter egg: 2nd disc: Go into the Great Hall and choose "The Quest of Sir Cadogan". During the introduction to the challenge, between the part when you see Sir Cadogan sleeping (maybe) and when he gives flowers to a girl, hit the left arrow on your remote and you'll automatically go to the picture gallery (which you will also get to if you play the challenge and get the highest rank). You'll still have to play the challenge afterwards, though, unless if you hit Menu.

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Easter egg: 3 easter eggs on German edition (G-41088-ST-FSK): one concept shot of objects, two fully rendered but dumped scenes. Elements of these scenes have been used in the final movie, but at another time and place.1) go up in the main menu to highlight2) go up in special features -> activities (Extras > Spiel mit!)3) go left in the language selection.

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Easter egg: In the main menu, on "play movie", press the numbers 09-23 on the remote as a short cut to other Arrdman classics.

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Easter egg: From the main menu of the single disc DVD, highlight 'Play'. Then press right, and the arrow should turn blue. If you hit enter here, the door opens and Santa Claus appears. On disc 2, full screen version, highlight 'Play' in the main menu, then select right. The red arrow next to the chair turns green and Santa shows up when you press Enter/OK.

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Easter egg: In the bonus features menu click one right to highlight the hat and one left to highlight the pink stain and press select and you'll get a video on the dog "The dog in the hat"

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Easter egg: On standard widescreen DVD, on the main menu. When the rats are scurrying from left to right, a rat will appear next to a pan on the far right. When that happens, you will be able to move to that pan and click on the link that is there (if the rat is not there, you will not be able to go there). There are two short pieces (alternate titles for the movie and how to pronounce Ratatouille).

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Easter egg: On the main page, hit left twice when on the "Play Movie" button and a star will appear on the "Go" button to it's left. Press enter and you will see a short Defective Robot Blooper.

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Easter egg: From the DVD's Main Menu go to the "Features" section and there press the Left arrow key on your remote control. This will highlight a frog between Hillary Duff and Michael Murray. Now press the 'Enter' key and you will be treated to a brief clip on the producers trying to find the perfect frog prince.

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Easter egg: Go to "index" and select the star in the lower left hand corner (I think) this takes you to a screen that has a lot of titles on it. Press "play all" they are little movies like happy meal toys of Buzz Hamm Woody and Rex. They are also in stars all over the DVD (special edition disk 2).

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Easter egg: On wide screen version go to upgrades, Highlight commentaries then click left, two wrenches crossed will appear, Then hit enter.

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Easter egg: Go to special features menu and click the centre arrow button for the next menu to agent action.Click left to show a red "x" to learn about a logo. (collectors edition).

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Easter egg: Go to the cast page, highlight Special Features, and hit right. Some stars should appear. Hit enter to see profiles on the characters.

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Easter egg: On the main page press up, and the little lion picture will become highlighted. Press enter to watch a short complation of shots panning around the Narnian landscapes, while the harmonious instumental music plays.

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