Toy Story

Trivia: While Buzz is riding RC chasing after the moving truck, when Scud runs into the intersection causing the car pile-up, we see the building "Virtual Realty" the real estate company that sold Andy's house, and the bowling alley "Luxo Lanes" named after "Luxo, Jr" the first short film produced by Pixar in 1986. In the car pile-up, a blue car's license plate is "RES1536" which is also the Pizza Planet truck's license plate number, and the number's taken from Toy Story‍'‍s film resolution - 1536 x 922, the RES stands for resolution. Also, on the teal car's tire it reads "Tigger Paw" named after Disney's Tigger, and a play on the brand Uniroyal Tiger Paw tires.

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Trivia: The sound the globe makes when rolling towards Buzz is the exact same noise as the boulder that rolls toward Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark. (00:27:10)

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Trivia: There's a hidden Mickey on the 'MEGADORK' poster in Sid's room - the Mickey tattoo on the musician's arm.

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Trivia: The moving company, "Eggman Movers", is named after art director Ralph Eggleston. (01:08:30)

Trivia: One of the books on Andy's bookshelf is "Smyrl, Smyrl, Twist and Twirl". This is a reference to Eliot Smryl on the modeling team.

Trivia: Original drafts of Toy Story had Woody as a mean, cold-hearted toy. However, that changed when the animators realised that audiences needed to be able to sympathize with Woody.

Trivia: While Buzz and Woody are at the gas station, after Buzz tells Woody of Emperor Zurg's secret weapon being built, when Buzz says, "Farewell" to Woody, Buzz raises his hand and does something similar to the Vulcan salute from Star Trek.

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Other mistake: When Rex shakes the table causing the baby monitor to fall, the batteries fall out and we see the open battery compartment with markings for positive (+) and negative (-), and space for two AA batteries. Woody jumps off the bed and places the two batteries inside the compartment, but before he closes the compartment note the position of the battery closest to the top of the monitor. The positive side is actually where the negative side should be so the monitor should not work, but the monitor turns on just in time to hear the soldier's warning. (00:13:15)

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Mr. Potato Head: Oh, really? I'm from Playskool.
Rex: And I'm from Mattel. Well, I'm not really from Mattel, I'm actually from a smaller company that was purchased by Mattel in a leveraged buyout.

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Question: I was wondering. Does Sid destroy toys because his father beats/abuses Sid, so Sid lets out his anger on toys? This would explain all the locks on Sid's door, to hide from his father and to hide what he does to toys. When Scud is looking for Woody, he notices Sid's father sleeping, and Scud walks away, which could mean that Scud doesn't want to wake up Sid's father knowing he is a cruel and violent man.

Answer: This is a Disney/Pixar production, at no point are they intimating that kind of a relationship between son and father. If anything, the father simply doesn't care what his son gets up to so long as he isn't disturbed by it. Any other inferences you get from the movie are for you to contend with, but the family nature of the movie would suggest beating/abuse is not the answer.


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