Toy Story 2

Trivia: When Etch copies the map off the TV and Buzz points to "Al's Toy Barn" and says "That's where I need to go.", the address listed beside "Al's Toy Barn" is also Pixar's address in California. (00:24:20)


Trivia: One of the biggest in jokes is for Linux users - note the penguin at the end (ie. the Linux logo, complete with red bow tie), singing "you've got a friend in me", in a computer generated film....


Trivia: Zurg's laser blaster goes up to 11, a reference to This Is Spinal Tap. (01:11:20)


Trivia: Before the toys cross the street to the toy barn (just before the accident), when they are in the bushes getting ready to cross, you can see Heimlich - the caterpillar from "A Bug's Life" - in the background, eating a leaf. (00:36:20)

Trivia: At practically at the end of the movie when Bo Peep is admiring Woody's fixed arm, if you look in the picture on the calendar in the background it is one of the early pictures of A Bug's Life (shows A Bug's Life type ants carrying food across a leaf). (01:23:45)


Trivia: When Buzz lands on the planet at the beginning and is surrounded by Zurg's robots, he fires into a crystal structure which bears a strong resemblance to a group of crystals seen on the Matterhorn ride at Disneyland Park. (00:02:20)


Trivia: In the scene in the airport baggage area, it took an average of 70 hours to render each frame.


Trivia: When the toys are playing cards during Woody's nightmare after being "shelved," all the cards are the ace of spades. In fortune telling, the ace of spades represents death. (00:10:40)


Trivia: In the beginning of the movie when Buzz is on the moon land looking for Zurg the moon land background is Ant Island from A Bug's Life only in a different colour.


Trivia: Sid's sister Hannah can be seen in the airport when the toys go across the floor in a pet cage. She is with her back to the camera playing with another kid in a black chair. (01:14:10)

Trivia: For us Brits: The baggage handler that says "There's a couple more bags coming from the Terminal" is children's TV presenter Andi Peters.

Trivia: This film was the first sequel for both Tom Hanks and Tim Allen.

Trivia: The box that Zurg comes out of in Al's Toy Barn has "Printed in Point Richmond" written on it. Pixar's offices were in Point Richmond in Richmond, California when the movie was made. (00:55:30)


Trivia: Andy has a calendar in his room with characters from "A Bug's Life", another Pixar film.


Trivia: During the scene in the toy store, the toys use a car to get around, in which Rex at some point falls off and starts running after them to catch up. Mr. Potato Head spots him in the mirror with the words "Objects in mirror are closer than they appear." written. This is a parody of a scene from the original Jurassic Park movie, where the island visitors tries to escape a T-Rex in the same manner.


Trivia: When Jessie first meets Woody, she exclaims, "Sweet mother of Abraham Lincoln!" Abraham Lincoln's mother was Nancy Hanks, a blood relative of Tom Hanks. Tom Hanks is a direct descendant of an uncle of Nancy Hanks. (00:21:25)


Trivia: The shot where Buster licks Woody is a parody of a scene where Aladdin returns from stealing from Abis Mal's gang in The Return of Jafar, another Disney film.


Trivia: During the opening credits at the beginning, a readout reads "Gamma Quadrant" this is a reference to Star Trek. The Alpha Quadrant is Federation space and the Delta Quadrant is where Star Trek: Voyager takes place. (00:01:05)


Trivia: Just before the toys cross the road, the dog says "I may not be a smart dog but I know what road kill is." This is a reference to another Tom Hanks film, Forrest Gump, when Tom Hanks' character says "I may not be a smart man but I know what love is."


Trivia: Many of the scenes in this film (the Buzz Lightyear video game, the yard sale, and Woody's nightmare) were originally written for the first Toy Story.

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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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Rex: I can't look. Could somebody please cover my eyes?

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Question: When Woody is trying to explain to Jesse, Stinky Pete and Bullseye why he was at the yard sale before Al finds him, Stinky Pete interrupts him. Why?

Answer: As we learn later, Stinky Pete has his own agenda. He's seizing on the fact that Woody was being sold as a way to convince Woody to go to the museum.

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