Toy Story 2

Corrected entry: Al mentions that he's going to sell the entire Woody's Round-Up toy collection to a Japanese collector, who only wants the collection if it's complete. When Al first finds Woody at the yard sale, he makes a big deal about the fact that Woody still has his original cowboy hat (because an incomplete toy would be worthless to him). Well, Woody has a gun holster, so doesn't that mean he's still missing his gun? (I'm sure the real reason no gun is ever alluded to is because this is a kids' movie and guns aren't very kid-friendly, but still.).

Correction: Woody never had a gun, even in the old black-and-white movies when he was a puppet. So no gun is ever missing and Woody is complete with no gun.


Correction: We never see Jessie and Bullseye's accessories equivalent to Prospectors pan and pickaxe either, apparently the buyer understands, and counts the toy and the hat, but not the lesser items.


Corrected entry: Typically when any manufacturer makes the star of the show more are made and if Woody was the star he would have most likely been the easiest to find, it's the secondary characters that are the hardest to find because children all want the hero character and it was obviously popular because of the sponsorship and all the other merchandise.

Correction: Al could have found only worn, damaged ones with a missing hat. So many kids would buy one, but subsequently lose the hat or damage it from rough play. Andy kept his in good condition though, didn't he?

Corrected entry: As the plane is rolling down the runway, Woody tells Buzz and Bullseye to get behind the tires. The plane rotates only moments after Woody and Jessie swing off of the plane and on to Bullseye's back, which means that Bullseye would have had to be running at least 150 mph to keep up.

Correction: How is this a mistake? There's nothing that says that Bullseye can't run that fast. Sure, it's a high speed, but this is a movie about living toys. We have no idea what they are capable of.

Because we know roughly how long his legs are and can see how fast they are moving. Extrapolated out he is not covering a distance at a speed comparable to 150 mph.

You are forgetting the effects of scale. The toys are roughly 1/10 the size of their real life counterparts, so 150 MPH for a real plane is only 15mph in toy speed - as observed by us in real life. Yes, Bullseye is like the fastest toy horse ever, but in a child's mind he's Woody's best horse pal and won't ever let him down. (Engineers - check inertial frames of reference and scaling effects. Everyone else - watch a kid swing a toy car back and forth at a scale speed of 120MPH).

Corrected entry: When Al tries to buy Woody, Andy's mom puts the doll in the lockbox with the yard sale cash. Al then pries open the box and takes Woody, leaving the cash. Andy's mom must be completely oblivious to the fact Woody was missing, since the next time she is seen is at the end noticing that Andy fixed Woody, as if he never left the shelf where she put him earlier. From Andy's perspective, his mother arranged Woody and the other toys on the bed, but from the mother's perspective, she put Woody on the shelf, he ends up in the yard sale, she puts him in the cash box, then finds the cash box empty, never puts Woody back in Andy's room, and yet is not shocked at all to see that Andy has Woody the morning after he gets back from camp. She never questions where Woody (or any of the other new toys, for that matter) actually came from. Given her immediate expression of curiosity about how Woody ended up in the yard sale, the lack of a reciprocal reaction to Woody's return at the end is an incongruity.


Correction: Mom just believes that Andy took Woody out of the cash box. She's running a yard sale and is being pulled in many directions. Believe me, it's not hard to forget a little detail like that. Not a stretch and certainly not as complicated as you try to make it.


Andy is at cowboy camp during the yard sale. Are you saying mom closed and locked the cash box and never looked at it again? Made a sale? Or checked it at the end of the day?

Corrected entry: Toys have been shown to not come alive until they are taken out of their box (Buzz in the first movie and in this movie). However, Stinky Pete has never left his box and is still alive.

Correction: It is never stated toys don't come alive until they are unwrapped. Perhaps the toys are just waiting to come alive until they are bought. They are simply putting on a charade to make people think that they're toys.


Corrected entry: If Woody was made in the 50's, shouldn't he have had a previous owner like Jessie did? Andy's mom said he is a family toy, so he must have lived through the changes of a previous owner, and should understand what Jessie was going through, yet he acts as if he didn't know anything.

Correction: If Woody's a family toy, then he may well have been passed down the generations from loving owner to loving owner, not abandoned like Jessie was, so, while he'd understand the change of owner idea, he wouldn't understand her specific experience as he's never been left alone.


Corrected entry: When the toys watch the old "Woody's Roundup" show, the dynamite fuse gets longer in between shots of Jesse and Prospector in the mines.

Correction: Whats shown is a show from the 1950's, when production values weren't quite so high - this is mistake within the world of the movie, and not necessarily a mistake by the filmmakers.

Corrected entry: When Woody's arm is cut while playing with Andy before Andy leaves for camp, Woody's arm is not movable. However, near the end of the movie in the baggage ports when Woody and Stinky Pete are fighting, Stinky Pete cuts the same arm that Woody cut before but Woody still continues to have use of the arm afterwards.

Correction: Like in real life, some injuries are more severe than others. The one Stinky Pete gave Woody was considerably smaller than the one Andy gave Woody.

Corrected entry: Woody discovers Wheezy the penguin underneath a book on the top shelf. However, when Andy's mom first puts Woody up on the shelf, you can clearly see underneath that book and there is nothing there.

Correction: When she FIRST puts him up there. He's on the shelf long enough to be covered with dust. Anyone could have put the book up there in the meantime.

I don't understand that last sentence. We see his mother place Woody on the shelf at first. Look at the order of the books. We see that the ones closest to Woody are a vertical facing one and another leaning against it. We can see that the is no-one is in between those books. Later on, Woody hears a coughing and we see that Wheezy was there, and he's been there for a long time because he's been covered in dust. Therefore, its still an error.

Corrected entry: When the guy from Al's Toy Barn steals Woody from the yard sale and Buzz is chasing him the car the guy is driving is blue but when he enters the city the car is yellow.

Correction: The car is actually aqua, or bluish-green. It changes color frequently from light blue to a greenish tinge to a slight yellow during the film depending on the color and brightness and direction of the light that strikes it, exactly as a real car that color would do. Mostly, however, it remains bluish-green.

Phil C.

Corrected entry: When Woody tries to retrieve his arm from Al, the TV 'magically' turns on, Al wakes up and jumps out of his couch, but wouldn't we hear some crunching because he just jumped on a lot of cheese puffs?

Correction: The cheese puffs breaking are really a very quiet sound; they only sound loud when there's no other sound around, such as when Woody is sneaking. Whe Al wakes up, there's Al clumping around plus the noise of the video that woke him, and it's unlikely that some cheese puffs breaking would be heard over that.


Corrected entry: On the Prospector's box in the upper right, it says he can say 9 different things by pulling his pull-string. Funny thing is, he doesn't have one.

Correction: Sure he does. The white ring is visible every time we get a rear view.

Corrected entry: When Al finds Woody in the yard sale and tries to buy it, Andy's mom says it's a family toy and takes it away from Al. Then she locks Woody in the box where she's keeping the money. Al creates a diversion and then steals Woody from the box. Not only does Andy's mom not realise that Woody has been stolen, but she is not even surprised when at the end of the film Andy shows her he has fixed Woody. Didn't she see that the box had been opened and Woody had disappeared? Why wasn't she surprised when Woody reappeared in Andy's bedroom? Not to mention the mysterious appearance of 5 new toys that hadn't been there before...

Correction: We don't see any of Andy's mom after the yard sale until the very end of the film. It's reasonable to assume that she DID wonder where he went and was curious about how he turned up again. As for the "mysterious appearance of 5 new toys", once again, we never see Andy's mom's reaction to the new toys. She would probably have been rather confused as to how they got there, but we simply never see her reaction.

Phil C.

Corrected entry: What kind of electrical outlets does Andy have in his room? It's best seen when Bo-Peep, her sheep, and a troll enter the room at the beginning. The outlet has holes for the upper two rectangle pieces on a plug, but not for the lower circular piece. What's supposed to be plugged into one of those? He has a lamp plugged into one near his bed... weird. (00:05:41)

Correction: This may not be a common thing but it is realistic in homes. Many appliances don't need to be grounded, so some outlets are the basic two prong, without the ground hole.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Woody realises he was "Famous" in the '50's, there is a "Life" magazine dated January 12, 1957 on the ground that has the headline, "Sputnik - 1st photos revealed" on it, but Sputnik was not launched until October 4th, 1957. The reason that this date was used is it is the director John Lassiter's birthday.

Correction: Could be photos of Sputnik being built.

Corrected entry: When the real Buzz is chasing after the others to Al's apt he has a traffic cone over him, but is still able to notice the open vent as he runs by.

Correction: He doesn't notice the open vent, he notices the other toys' footprints in the dirt.

Corrected entry: When the guy (Big Al?) faxes Woody's photo to the potential buyer in Japan, he puts the paper in the fax machine with the photo facing up (so we can see it) - faxes are sent face down - the photo couldn't have been sent.

Correction: Some fax machines do work that way.

Corrected entry: Woody is constantly emphasizing that the toys must remain loyal to Andy and that he will always be there to play with them, and that being abandoned by an owner (as Jessie is) is a terrible thing to happen to a toy. But, we know from the television series in which he starred that Woody, Jessie and the other stars of Woody's roundup were around well before Sputnik 1 was launched in 1957, and we also know that Andy is 13 and Jessie's owner not much older. They cannot possibly be the first children who have owned these toys! Surely toys that are nudging sixty years old would know that there is nothing sad or even unusual about being "abandoned" when their owners grow older and they are passed on to other children?

Correction: Andy's Woody is not the same Woody that played in the TV-Series, neither is Jessie. Andy's Woody is newer, probably the last line of that type of toy being made. Or, older but only unboxed for the first time by Andy, as they don't active before being unboxed. Woody has only been Andy's toy and doesn't know the feeling of being abandoned.


Actually, the newest Toy Story movie (4) has a scene where Woody says he was made around the 50s. Andy's mother says at the yard sale that Woody is an old family toy. So, he has probably been passed down and ending up with Andy. Jessie was really abandoned by her old owner (Emily). It simply is not the same. Only Jessie would know the pain of being abandoned.

Corrected entry: In the first "Toy Story" film, it is established that Mister Potato Head cannot "see" when his eyes are detached, but in this film, there is a scene where Buzz uses his detached eyed to peer through a vent and around a 90 degree angle.


Correction: His eyes can still see when they're detached. It's his body that can't see when they're detached. Mrs Potato Head's eye can also see when detached in Toy Story 3.


Corrected entry: When Buzz jumps on the back of Al's car and falls off, a feather drops out, which is later used as a clue to track down Al, as Al wears a chicken suit. Later we see Al in his apartment in the chicken suit. We get a very good look at the suit, and it is obvious that the feathers are painted or printed on. There are no real feathers - so the feather that fell from Al's trunk couldn't exist. (00:17:15)

Correction: In the commercials when Al lies an egg, feathers fly up. That is where the feathers in the trunk come from.

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie when the 'false' Buzz Light Year is running along the air conditioning ducts his 'New Utility Belt' disappears then reappears again. (01:01:55)

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Trivia: The voice of the Evil Emperor Zurg is Pixar director/screen-writer Andrew Stanton, who frequently voices minor characters in Pixar's films.

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Question: During the introduction to Woody's Roundup, as Woody watches himself come through the swinging saloon doors, the area around his holster appears blurry. Was this in keeping with the degraded quality of the tape footage, or is this censorship of a gun?

Answer: It isn't Woody's holster that's blurred, it's his hand. And yes, the blurred effect is due to the video tape's degeneration.

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