Toy Story 2

Corrected entry: Al mentions that he's going to sell the entire Woody's Round-Up toy collection to a Japanese collector, who only wants the collection if it's complete. When Al first finds Woody at the yard sale, he makes a big deal about the fact that Woody still has his original cowboy hat (because an incomplete toy would be worthless to him). Well, Woody has a gun holster, so doesn't that mean he's still missing his gun? (I'm sure the real reason no gun is ever alluded to is because this is a kids' movie and guns aren't very kid-friendly, but still.).

Correction: Woody never had a gun, even in the old black-and-white movies when he was a puppet. So no gun is ever missing and Woody is complete with no gun.

Tailkinker Premium member

Correction: We never see Jessie and Bullseye's accessories equivalent to Prospectors pan and pickaxe either, apparently the buyer understands, and counts the toy and the hat, but not the lesser items.

dizzyd

Corrected entry: When Al tries to buy Woody, Andy's mom puts the doll in the lockbox with the yard sale cash. Al then pries open the box and takes Woody, leaving the cash. Andy's mom must be completely oblivious to the fact Woody was missing, since the next time she is seen is at the end noticing that Andy fixed Woody, as if he never left the shelf where she put him earlier. From Andy's perspective, his mother arranged Woody and the other toys on the bed, but from the mother's perspective, she put Woody on the shelf, he ends up in the yard sale, she puts him in the cash box, then finds the cash box empty, never puts Woody back in Andy's room, and yet is not shocked at all to see that Andy has Woody the morning after he gets back from camp. She never questions where Woody (or any of the other new toys, for that matter) actually came from. Given her immediate expression of curiosity about how Woody ended up in the yard sale, the lack of a reciprocal reaction to Woody's return at the end is an incongruity.

Vader47000

Correction: Mom just believes that Andy took Woody out of the cash box. She's running a yard sale and is being pulled in many directions. Believe me, it's not hard to forget a little detail like that. Not a stretch and certainly not as complicated as you try to make it.

MovieFan612

Corrected entry: Toys have been shown to not come alive until they are taken out of their box (Buzz in the first movie and in this movie). However, Stinky Pete has never left his box and is still alive.

Correction: It is never stated toys don't come alive until they are unwrapped. Perhaps the toys are just waiting to come alive until they are bought. They are simply putting on a charade to make people think that they're toys.

Brad Premium member

Corrected entry: If Woody was made in the 50's, shouldn't he have had a previous owner like Jessie did? Andy's mom said he is a family toy, so he must have lived through the changes of a previous owner, and should understand what Jessie was going through, yet he acts as if he didn't know anything.

Correction: If Woody's a family toy, then he may well have been passed down the generations from loving owner to loving owner, not abandoned like Jessie was, so, while he'd understand the change of owner idea, he wouldn't understand her specific experience as he's never been left alone.

Tailkinker Premium member

Corrected entry: When the toys watch the old "Woody's Roundup" show, the dynamite fuse gets longer in between shots of Jesse and Prospector in the mines.

Correction: Whats shown is a show from the 1950's, when production values weren't quite so high - this is mistake within the world of the movie, and not necessarily a mistake by the filmmakers.

Corrected entry: Typically when any manufacturer makes the star of the show more are made and if Woody was the star he would have most likely been the easiest to find, it's the secondary characters that are the hardest to find because children all want the hero character and it was obviously popular because of the sponsorship and all the other merchandise.

Correction: Al could have found only worn, damaged ones with a missing hat. So many kids would buy one, but subsequently lose the hat or damage it from rough play. Andy kept his in good condition though, didn't he?

Corrected entry: When Woody tries to retrieve his arm from Al, the TV 'magically' turns on, Al wakes up and jumps out of his couch, but wouldn't we hear some crunching because he just jumped on a lot of cheese puffs?

Correction: The cheese puffs breaking are really a very quiet sound; they only sound loud when there's no other sound around, such as when Woody is sneaking. Whe Al wakes up, there's Al clumping around plus the noise of the video that woke him, and it's unlikely that some cheese puffs breaking would be heard over that.

Moose Premium member

Corrected entry: On the Prospector's box in the upper right, it says he can say 9 different things by pulling his pull-string. Funny thing is, he doesn't have one.

Correction: Sure he does. The white ring is visible every time we get a rear view.

Corrected entry: When Al finds Woody in the yard sale and tries to buy it, Andy's mom says it's a family toy and takes it away from Al. Then she locks Woody in the box where she's keeping the money. Al creates a diversion and then steals Woody from the box. Not only does Andy's mom not realise that Woody has been stolen, but she is not even surprised when at the end of the film Andy shows her he has fixed Woody. Didn't she see that the box had been opened and Woody had disappeared? Why wasn't she surprised when Woody reappeared in Andy's bedroom? Not to mention the mysterious appearance of 5 new toys that hadn't been there before...

Correction: We don't see any of Andy's mom after the yard sale until the very end of the film. It's reasonable to assume that she DID wonder where he went and was curious about how he turned up again. As for the "mysterious appearance of 5 new toys", once again, we never see Andy's mom's reaction to the new toys. She would probably have been rather confused as to how they got there, but we simply never see her reaction.

Phil C.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Woody realises he was "Famous" in the '50's, there is a "Life" magazine dated January 12, 1957 on the ground that has the headline, "Sputnik - 1st photos revealed" on it, but Sputnik was not launched until October 4th, 1957. The reason that this date was used is it is the director John Lassiter's birthday.

Correction: Could be photos of Sputnik being built.

Corrected entry: When the real Buzz is chasing after the others to Al's apt he has a traffic cone over him, but is still able to notice the open vent as he runs by.

Correction: He doesn't notice the open vent, he notices the other toys' footprints in the dirt.

Corrected entry: When the guy (Big Al?) faxes Woody's photo to the potential buyer in Japan, he puts the paper in the fax machine with the photo facing up (so we can see it) - faxes are sent face down - the photo couldn't have been sent.

Correction: Some fax machines do work that way

Corrected entry: What kind of electrical outlets does Andy have in his room? It's best seen when Bo-Peep, her sheep, and a troll enter the room at the beginning. The outlet has holes for the upper two rectangle pieces on a plug, but not for the lower circular piece. What's supposed to be plugged into one of those? He has a lamp plugged into one near his bed... weird. (00:05:41)

Correction: This may not be a common thing but it is realistic in homes. Many appliances don't need to be grounded, so some outlets are the basic two prong, without the ground hole.

Corrected entry: As the plane is rolling down the runway, Woody tells Buzz and Bullseye to get behind the tires. The plane rotates only moments after Woody and Jessie swing off of the plane and on to Bullseye's back, which means that Bullseye would have had to be running at least 150 mph to keep up.

Correction: How is this a mistake? There's nothing that says that Bullseye can't run that fast. Sure, it's a high speed, but this is a movie about living toys. We have no idea what they are capable of.

Corrected entry: Woody is constantly emphasizing that the toys must remain loyal to Andy and that he will always be there to play with them, and that being abandoned by an owner (as Jessie is) is a terrible thing to happen to a toy. But, we know from the television series in which he starred that Woody, Jessie and the other stars of Woody's roundup were around well before Sputnik 1 was launched in 1957, and we also know that Andy is 13 and Jessie's owner not much older. They cannot possibly be the first children who have owned these toys! Surely toys that are nudging sixty years old would know that there is nothing sad or even unusual about being "abandoned" when their owners grow older and they are passed on to other children?

Correction: Andy's Woody is not the same Woody that played in the TV-Series, neither is Jessie. Andy's Woody is newer, probably the last line of that type of toy being made. Or, older but only unboxed for the first time by Andy, as they don't active before being unboxed. Woody has only been Andy's toy and doesn't know the feeling of being abandoned.

lionhead

Corrected entry: In the first "Toy Story" film, it is established that Mister Potato Head cannot "see" when his eyes are detached, but in this film, there is a scene where Buzz uses his detached eyed to peer through a vent and around a 90 degree angle.

wizard_of_gore Premium member

Correction: His eyes can still see when they're detached. It's his body that can't see when they're detached. Mrs Potato Head's eye can also see when detached in Toy Story 3.

THGhost

Corrected entry: When Buzz jumps on the back of Al's car and falls off, a feather drops out, which is later used as a clue to track down Al, as Al wears a chicken suit. Later we see Al in his apartment in the chicken suit. We get a very good look at the suit, and it is obvious that the feathers are painted or printed on. There are no real feathers - so the feather that fell from Al's trunk couldn't exist. (00:17:15)

Correction: In the commercials when Al lies an egg, feathers fly up. That is where the feathers in the trunk come from.

Corrected entry: In this movie, Woody's horse's name is Bullseye. But in the first movie, when Woody gets his pull-string caught on the stair-railing in Sid's house, you can hear him call his horse "Thunder."

Correction: He says "partner" not thunder.

Corrected entry: The name of the toy store is Al's Toy Barn. In the previous Toy Story, the commercial Buzz saw about himself said that Buzz Lightyear was sold at Al's Toy Barn.

Correction: Pointing out continuity between a film and its sequel is not trivia.

Jason Hoffman

Corrected entry: When Rex tells Buzz 2 about how to defeat Zurg, Buzz makes 'notes' on his "computer" on his arm, and it starts to make beeping noises. It is really a sticker and therefore shouldn't be making any beeping noises.

Correction: It was a sticker on the original Buzz Lightyear. Remember that this is an updated version, they may have added beeping noises when the computer panel is pressed.

BocaDavie Premium member
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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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Hamm: Where did you get the cool belt, Buzz?
Buzz Lightyear #2: Well, slotted pig, these are standard issue.

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Trivia: When Buzz first sees Zurg's Power source at the start of the movie, the sound effect used is the same as the black spherical droid in Star Wars that goes to interrogate Princess Leia. (00:03:25)

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