Trivia: The voice of the Evil Emperor Zurg is Pixar director/screen-writer Andrew Stanton, who frequently voices minor characters in Pixar's films.
Trivia: When Hamm is flicking through TV channels, the Pixar short 'Tin Toy' is showing on one of the channels.
Trivia: When you see the stars in the opening sequence you can make out a group of stars in the shape of the Pixar lamp.
Trivia: At the beginning of the film, when Buzz is battling his way into Zurg's fortress, he has to jump onto several floating discs to get to the (battery) power source. He jumps onto five discs before they collapse under him; each plays a note, the first five notes of the theme from "2001: A Space Odyssey". (00:03:35)
Trivia: On the Al's Toy Barn TV ad, when all the specials are shown from out of the egg, you see the ball from the Luxo Jr short.
Trivia: The exact same "EGGMAN MOVERS" truck used at the end of the first movie can be seen on the road the toys try to cross. (00:31:22)
Trivia: In the scene where Potato Head is driving the toy car down the aisles of the Toy Barn (after Buzz and the gang split up) and Rex suddenly places the Buzz Lightyear strategy guide in front of his face, if you pause you can see the price for the guide: $4.95 U.S., $50.00 CAN. A little joke on the money exchange between the two countries. (00:45:15)
Trivia: When Hamm is flipping through the channels, you can see a portion of 'Luxo Jr', a short film from Pixar, featuring the Pixar Lamp. (00:22:50)