Best family movie easter eggs of all time

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Easter egg: At the main menu, go to Extras and press Enter. With the words "Santa Claus The Making Of The Movie", press left once and the toy reindeer will turn red. Press enter and a behind the scene clip of the reindeer running will play. This easter egg can also be accessed by going to Extras, going to Main Menu and then pressing right once.

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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.

Luna Negra

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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.

U. D. Mann

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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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 highlight 2) go up in special features -> activities (Extras > Spiel mit!) 3) go left in the language selection.

ichabod

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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.

keith summers

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Elf (2003)

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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"

Mauricio Gonzalez

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Easter egg: On the DVD's Main Menu go to 'Bonus Features' and highlight the Menu entry for 'Fantasy Comes to Life' and then highlight the music symbol. Press 'Enter' on your remote and watch the music video 'Ever Ever After' by Carrie Underwood. Also, in the 'Bonus Features' section, highlight the Mickey Mouse symbol located under the 'More' menu option. Then press 'Enter' to watch a clip of the producer, Barry Josephson, talking about which classic Disney fairytales that 'Enchanted' makes reference to.

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Easter egg: On the main menu screen, go down to scene selection and go to the right. A small circle will appear on one of the gauges. Press enter and you get a little drawing sequence.

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Easter egg: Mess around with your remote controls, until you highlight the W with the 214 value underneath. You will be greeted with a old title test from Summer of 2004, in which was used to pitch the original plot and script for W.A.L.-E (WALL-E).

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Easter egg: At the main menu choose Hibernate. With your DVD remote enter 6 then 9 then 5 and press enter. Two new choices appear, a basic game for kids and a rather funny song with Hammy the Squirrel called Jingle Burps.

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Easter egg: On the second page of Special Features, with the cursor next to "Q&A With Hubble", press the left button. The word "WOOF." will appear at the far left of the screen and you will hear a dog bark. Press enter to see a short feature on the dog Liam Aiken received on the last day of shooting.

Jeff Swanson

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Easter egg: When you go to Special Features, you see the back of Daphne's chair. If you go onto that you can see the audition for Peach and Pear.

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