Best family movie easter eggs of all time

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Easter egg: At the main menu, go to Extras and press Enter. With the words "Santa Claus The Making Of The Movie", press left once and the toy reindeer will turn red. Press enter and a behind the scene clip of the reindeer running will play. This easter egg can also be accessed by going to Extras, going to Main Menu and then pressing right once.

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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.

U. D. Mann

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Easter egg: When you insert any of the 6 movie DVDs in the Star Wars saga, once the FBI screen pops up (red in Episodes I, II, IV, V, VI; and blue in Episode III), enter a number between 1 and 3 (and press Enter if needed). Once the Star Wars logo and the Episode number disappears, a menu with the planet that you chose (and not what the DVD randomly chooses) will load.

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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: On the Main Menu, when Scooby-Doo is startled by the ghost and he drops the Scooby Snack in his mouth, highlight it and then press Enter. This will access a short featurette on how it rained on set, during filming. Also, on the Special Features' second page, hit left on your remote and the sign with "Zoinks" under it will light up, then hit Enter.

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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 highlight 2) 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.

keith summers

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Easter egg: On the U.S. version, there are terrific little nuggets in the newspaper "Far Far Away Times". It's located by following this path: Special Features > More > Far Far Away Times. When you get to the page with the newspaper, you can scroll through more than a dozen pages of really witty and amusing "articles", although you can only read the headlines. Starting on the third page - and on many, many pages thereafter - use the "up" arrow to highlight other parts of the pages. It's a real treasure trove. You'll find Fiona's diary (in its entirety), medieval graffiti, tapestries of the King and Queen in their younger days, medieval street signs, posters for musical acts (like the band "Stonehenge" and "Chastity Belt's World Tour"), Before and After pictures (including the transvestite bartender!), Fairy Godmother's various Potions and the Poison Apple's Drink Menu.

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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: 2nd disc: Go into the Great Hall and choose "The Quest of Sir Cadogan". During the introduction to the challenge, between the part when you see Sir Cadogan sleeping (maybe) and when he gives flowers to a girl, hit the left arrow on your remote and you'll automatically go to the picture gallery (which you will also get to if you play the challenge and get the highest rank). You'll still have to play the challenge afterwards, though, unless if you hit Menu.

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Elf (2003)

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Easter egg: From the main menu of the single disc DVD, highlight 'Play'. Then press right, and the arrow should turn blue. If you hit enter here, the door opens and Santa Claus appears. On disc 2, full screen version, highlight 'Play' in the main menu, then select right. The red arrow next to the chair turns green and Santa shows up when you press Enter/OK.

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Easter egg: In the bonus features menu click one right to highlight the hat and one left to highlight the pink stain and press select and you'll get a video on the dog "The dog in the hat"

Mauricio Gonzalez

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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 Extras, click sideways (right) on your DVD remote and it will highlight an invisible dynamite on the right hand side. Click on it and it will show the 'Yosemite Sam getting blown up' scene from the movie.

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Easter egg: On Disc 2, go to the Chamber Challenge in Activities and the narrator says something about a secret passage. Well, at the start instead of clicking the center forward arrow, be quick and press 'LEFT' on your remote, then it reveals the secret passage. On the U.S. release press 'LEFT' and then press 'UP' and again it shows the secret passage, bypassing the questions.

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Easter egg: On Disc 1 at the main menu, go to "Movie Theatre", then press down four times, It should highlight Benny's speedometer. Press enter to view the original theatrical trailer.

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Easter egg: On the main menu, maneuver your highlighted selection to the fortune cookie below Anna and Tess. This is quite easy to find, but fun to do. It triggers a small "earthquake" and changes the mother and daughter's clothes. Do it again to find more changed clothes, and again to add decorations to the already crazed mix.

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Easter egg: When you go to Special Features, you see the back of Daphne's chair. If you go onto that you can see the audition for Peach and Pear.

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Easter egg: On the main menu, on the coffee table (same on as Bonus Features), the touch screen remote is lying there. If you click on it, you will get another menu , and I won't tell you what's on it; you'll have to find out for yourself.

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