Toy Story
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Trivia: The number A113 has appeared in every full length Pixar film. In Toy Story, as well as its sequel, it is the license plate number on Andy's mom's mini-van.

moviedude345
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Trivia: This was the first completely computer-generated feature film.

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Trivia: The carpet design used in Sid's house is the same design used in the hotel featured in The Shining (1980). (00:48:55 - 00:50:10)

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Suggested correction: The designs are not the same, only superficially similar.

raywest Premium member

The design is spot on. The color is just different.

lionhead
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So it is identical, except for how it is different?

No one said it was identical. The trivia is the pattern is the same. Color has no bearing on the trivial fact. The fact that they animated the carpet means the design was intentional. Although, it's possible they copier the design from a 70's carpet pattern that "The Shining" also used, rather than copy the design in "The Shining."

Bishop73
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The colours are reversed but other than that they are the same.

Ssiscool Premium member
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Trivia: The toolbox in Sid's room is labelled "Binford". That is the name of the tool company on Tim Allen (the voice of Buzz)'s show, Home Improvement . (00:59:45)

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Trivia: When Woody is trapped in a milk crate, he hides under a book. The book is TM-31-210 Improvised Munition Handbook. A US Army manual detailing how to make explosives/weapons/traps from ordinary household materials. Gives another look at just how warped Sid is. (00:55:50 - 00:59:05)

Grumpy Scot
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Trivia: After the "Hey Hamm, I'm Picasso" gag, Mr. Potato Head says to a toy hockey puck, "What are you looking at, you hockey puck?" As an insult comic, Don Rickles (who voices Potato Head) was famous for calling people a "hockey puck" in his routines. (00:04:20)

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Trivia: There are many books behind Woody when he is giving his speech and some of them are Pixar short films such as Red's Dream, Knick Knack, and Tin Toy. The Tin Toy book even has director John Lasseter's last name on it. (00:06:00)

ShooterMcGavin34
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Trivia: Each Toy Story film in the trilogy has a Star Wars reference from the adjacent trilogy episode. In this movie, Buzz mentions that Zurg has a weapon powerful enough to destroy an entire planet, a reference to the Death Star. (00:32:20)

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Trivia: The animation team perfected the movement of the toy soldiers by gluing some sneakers to a sheet of wood and trying to walk around with them on.

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Trivia: While Buzz is watching the commercial for Buzz Lightyear, the sound made by Buzz's laser is the same as the sound from the original Star Wars TIE fighters. (00:45:10)

rbaylis
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Trivia: When Buzz Lightyear is knocked out of the window, he yells a Wilhelm scream. (00:27:15)

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Trivia: Originally Woody was to have a nightmare where he was being attacked by a giant Buzz Lightyear with real working lasers. While the idea was dropped from the film, it was later used as a boss battle in the promotional video game, and later as an inspiration for Woody's nightmare in Toy Story 2.

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Trivia: Some people that Pixar considered for the voice of Buzz Lightyear before choosing Tim Allen: Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Jim Carrey, and Billy Crystal.

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Trivia: The "Hidden Mickey" is the watch clock in Andy's room. (00:13:50)

MovieFan612
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Trivia: All of the characters eye blink independently, rather than together - a quirk the artists intentionally incorporated.

MovieFan612
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Trivia: All of the cars in Toy Story have license plate stickers that are dated November 95 - the same date the movie was released. (01:07:30)

Trivia: One of the cars' licence plate is "HTT1195", which references the company "Hi Tech Tunes", which produced the film.

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Trivia: Originally, Toy Story was going to be about a bear in a toy store. However, the animators decided it would be hard at the time to animate fur for a bear, so they eventually changed the story to what it is now. They kept the bear design, you can see him on the shelf when Woody has his staff meeting. That same bear went through some design changes, and became Lotso from Toy Story 3. (00:06:55)

Trivia: The moving truck's license plate is "MLY1K9" - a reference to Pixar's resident sheepdog, Molly (one canine). (01:07:50)

MovieFan612

Trivia: While Buzz is riding RC chasing after the moving truck, when Scud runs into the intersection causing the car pile-up, we see the building "Virtual Realty" the real estate company that sold Andy's house, and the bowling alley "Luxo Lanes" named after "Luxo, Jr" the first short film produced by Pixar in 1986. In the car pile-up, a blue car's license plate is "RES1536" which is also the Pizza Planet truck's license plate number, and the number's taken from Toy Story‍'‍s film resolution - 1536 x 922, the RES stands for resolution. Also, on the teal car's tire it reads "Tigger Paw" named after Disney's Tigger, and a play on the brand Uniroyal Tiger Paw tires.

Super Grover Premium member
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Other mistake: When Rex shakes the table causing the baby monitor to fall, the batteries fall out and we see the open battery compartment with markings for positive (+) and negative (-), and space for two AA batteries. Woody jumps off the bed and places the two batteries inside the compartment, but before he closes the compartment note the position of the battery closest to the top of the monitor. The positive side is actually where the negative side should be so the monitor should not work, but the monitor turns on just in time to hear the soldier's warning. (00:13:15)

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More mistakes in Toy Story

Mr. Potato Head: Oh, really? I'm from Playskool.
Rex: And I'm from Mattel. Well, I'm not really from Mattel, I'm actually from a smaller company that was purchased by Mattel in a leveraged buyout.

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Question: When Woody and Buzz are at Sid's house, at one point the baby with the spider legs taps something in Morse code to Sid's other toys. Is he really tapping something in Morse code or is it just a random jumble of dots and dashes?

Answer: Baby face taps RR TOYS COME OUT. Telling the other toys to come out from hiding. Pixar stated this in their Toy Story character overview.

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