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Trivia: The trashman who talks and is shown is Sid from Toy Story 1.


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Trivia: Here are a couple of references to other PIXAR movies. At the Sunnyside Day Care there is a wooden version of Lighting McQueen, you can see him rolling around on the floor. There is also the Luxor Ball, the yellow ball with the red star and blue stripe in the sandbox. There is also the Pizza Planet truck.

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Trivia: Buzz Lightyear's batteries are Buy n' Large brand, a reference to Wall-e, another PIXAR film.


Trivia: In the end credits, there is a scene where the toys are playing in the sandbox. You can see some of the toys playing volleyball with the Luxo ball.



Trivia: Lee Unkrich, the director of Toy Story 3, voiced the Jack in the Box that yells "New toys!" to Andy's toys when they arrive at SunnySide.


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Trivia: The A113 logo that pops up in all of the Pixar films makes an appearance on the license plate on the back of Andy's mom's car.


Trivia: The giant grey, grinning cat-like toy in the little girl's bedroom is actually Totoro from Hayao Miyazaki's film My Neighbor Totoro. This is the first time a Japanese Animated Cartoon character appears in a Pixar film.


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Trivia: Stay for the credits and you will see a cameo of a toy from Toy Story 2.


Trivia: Toy Story makes references to Star Wars episode IV, Toy Story 2 makes references to episode V, and this film makes references to episode VI. When Big Baby throws Lotso into the dumpster, this is reminiscent of when Darth Vader throws The Emperor off the platform, camera angles and everything.


Trivia: The number on the train at the beginning of the film is 95, which is a reference to the year that the first PIXAR film was released (1995).

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Trivia: The first two Toy Story films have received a perfect 100% rating on If Toy Story 3 had also achieved a perfect rating, it would have been the first movie trilogy in cinema history to do so. However, this film ended up with a 99% fresh rating, with two negative reviews.

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Trivia: The toy dinosaur with the name Velocistar 237 has more meaning than most know. It references director Lee Unkrich's favorite movie, The Shining, in which 237 is the number of the hotel room.


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Trivia: One of the costumes Ken tries on for Barbie is the same costume Clark Griswold wore in European Vacation. Ken even dances the same as Clark did in that film.


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Trivia: At one point in the film, Woody's voice box says the phrase "I'd like to join your posse, boys, but first I'm gonna sing a little song." This phrase has not yet been said by Woody's voice box in the final cut of any Toy Story film (until now), but it did exist as far back as Toy Story (1995) in a deleted scene where Sid tortures Buzz and Woody.


Trivia: In Andy's room there's a map of the world with black pushpins. The pushpins represent the hometowns of the production team.

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Trivia: Toward the end of the film, the toys are on a conveyor belt heading for the furnace and Lotso jumps off. At the moment when he grabs the wall rungs, the musical score for the next few seconds is taken from Monsters, Inc. when Sully and Mike are running through the hallways looking for Boo.

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Trivia: In the butterfly room, one of the toys is one of the cartoony logos from Monsters Inc.

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Trivia: If you hear closely in the scene where Andy and the toys are watching a movie you can hear the Wilhelm scream.

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Trivia: Lotso was going to be the first movie's main protagonist but the animators had a hard time animating the fur, but he still kept the same name: Lotso.

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Trivia: In Andy's room is a street sign with "W. Cutting Blvd" on it. That's the street where the original Pixar studio in Richmond, CA was located.

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Trivia: John Ratzenberger is the only actor depicted in all Pixar films, including Toy Story 3. He reprises his role as the voice animation of Hamm the pink pig.

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Trivia: Chuckles The Clown made a hidden cameo in the first Toy Story as a figure on one of the wrapping papers for Andy's presents.

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Trivia: At one point in the film, Mr. Potato Head scurries across a toy piano. The notes the piano plays are the "Petrushka chord," a recurring motif from a ballet composed by Stravinsky about a puppet who comes to life.


Trivia: There is a preview of a character to be in the upcoming Cars 2 movie. He is located on a poster in Andy's room.


Chris Skoglund Premium member
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Trivia: Mr. Ray, the stingray from Finding Nemo is one of the toys in the daycare. We see him on the shelf to the left when the toys first fall out of the box.



Trivia: When Rex bursts out of the ground in the opening scene, his roar is the roar of the Tyrannosaurus Rex in Jurassic Park.

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Trivia: When Woody is looking at Andy's high school diploma on the bookshelf, one of the notes on the bulletin board above it shows the names and home address of Carl and Ellie Frederickson, from the movie "Up."

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Trivia: There are lots of old Pixar characters that appear in this film: a kid is playing with a firetruck that looks likes Red from Cars; when Hamm says they're dozens, on the table behind the toys there's a WALL-E going away; and the toy ant that goes into the bucket is Flick from A Bugs Life.

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Trivia: This is the first PIXAR film to be released in IMAX.

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Trivia: Ken is based upon "Animal Lovin' Ken", who came with a pet chimpanzee, and Barbie is based on "Great Shape Barbie", who wore a leotard and leg warmers as a workout outfit.


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