Best animated movie easter eggs of all time

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Finding Nemo picture

Easter egg: On the 2 disk collector version, go to Bonus Features. Arrow left once to highlight return arrow, hit down arrow to highlight fish in top right corner of the screen. Hit enter to see an ad for th Aqua Scum 2003.

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Easter egg: In the normal DVD version of Cars, be in main menu and have 'set up' highlighted. Watch the bottom right hand corner. When the logo for Dinoco appears push right and select it. A short part of the animated short 'Bounding' will appear, except that Mater and Lightning are used instead.

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Easter egg: This is on the Bonus/Feature DVD of 2-DVD set. Go to Behind the Scenes. Click on Publicity. An Omnidroid silhouette appears near the end of the menu's animation loop. When the silhouette appears, move the cursor right to highlight it and then click enter. A short clip will play that shows Dash & Mr Incredible competing for a TV remote. When that ends, if you click on the silhouette again, a different short clip of Mr Incredible & Frozone appears.

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Easter egg: 3 easter eggs on German edition (G-41088-ST-FSK): one concept shot of objects, two fully rendered but dumped scenes. Elements of these scenes have been used in the final movie, but at another time and place.1) go up in the main menu to highlight2) go up in special features -> activities (Extras > Spiel mit!)3) go left in the language selection.

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Easter egg: In the main menu, on "play movie", press the numbers 09-23 on the remote as a short cut to other Arrdman classics.

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Easter egg: On the language menu, highlight English 5.1, hit left and click enter on your remote. You will see a hilarious parody of the THX logo and its Deep Note, featuring the robot Tex and Homer himself. At the end, a hilarious parody of the 5 Gum motto "Stimulate Your Senses", will say "Illuminate Your Senses."

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Easter egg: On wide screen version go to upgrades, Highlight commentaries then click left, two wrenches crossed will appear, Then hit enter.

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Easter egg: On disc 1 of the Special Edition set (the feature movie), on the main menu, the circle with the W and the 214 value (which changes) is a link to a short animation test clip. (I could only get to it on my computer, not my DVD player).

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Easter egg: 2nd disc: Go into Humans Only, and choose the Pixar door. Highlight the Monster's Inc logo by hitting down, and then hit left to circle the paper plane, or highlight the path of the plane. Hit enter, and you'll see footage from a paper plane show they had.

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Easter egg: On the "Far Far Away Times" section, on certain pages, you can press up and highlight certain objects. Pressing Enter will get you more galleries.

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Easter egg: On main menu go to "Play Movie," then click up once. You will see 2 penguins pop up. Click on them to see a variety of stuff on how they did the animation.

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Easter egg: On the menu, go to extra features and click to the right, there's a music video starring Pepper and Dr. Frankenthumb.

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Easter egg: Hidden DVD Credits: 1. On menu select bonus features. 2. On the bonus Features go to the next page. 3. Highlight the space in the bottom of the page that is blank. 4. DVD credits will appear.

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Easter egg: Go to the cast page, highlight Special Features, and hit right. Some stars should appear. Hit enter to see profiles on the characters.

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Easter egg: At the main menu choose Hibernate. With your DVD remote enter 6 then 9 then 5 and press enter. Two new choices appear, a basic game for kids and a rather funny song with Hammy the Squirrel called Jingle Burps.

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Easter egg: On the "Special Features" menu, go to the bottom and select "More" to bring up the second menu. While on this menu, press Right on the remote to light up the small Bender icon. Press Enter to see the producers' hand-drawn charts of how the different timelines intermix and are resolved.

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Easter egg: This is found on disc. 2 of the Platinum Edition DVD, in Backstage Disney in Treasures Untold: The Making of the Little Mermaid. You have to click to the right on Act V: A Mermaid Sings which reveals an anchor. If you select this you will see The Little Mermaid handshake performed by the co-directors.

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Easter egg: On standard widescreen DVD, on the main menu. When the rats are scurrying from left to right, a rat will appear next to a pan on the far right. When that happens, you will be able to move to that pan and click on the link that is there (if the rat is not there, you will not be able to go there). There are two short pieces (alternate titles for the movie and how to pronounce Ratatouille).

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Easter egg: In the DVD Menu, go to "Extras." This menu should have the Gingerbread Man on it. Move around and hit right to select the Gumdrop buttons. You can now see various bits of trivia from the production of "Shrek." This easter egg is found only in the Region 1 DVD.

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Easter egg: Go to "index" and select the star in the lower left hand corner (I think) this takes you to a screen that has a lot of titles on it. Press "play all" they are little movies like happy meal toys of Buzz Hamm Woody and Rex. They are also in stars all over the DVD (special edition disk 2).

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