Toy Story 2

Deliberate mistake: The 'Life' magazine with Woody on the cover displays a smaller headline promising pictures of Sputnik, a clever reference to the fact that interest in space travel doomed the "Woody's Roundup" show. The only problem is the magazine's cover date is Jan. 12, 1957, and Sputnik didn't launch until October. Given the Soviet penchant for secrecy (no-one outside Russia knew about it until it launched), it's doubtful any photos of Sputnik of any kind would have been available to the American press nine months prior to the launch. This is a deliberate error on the part of the filmmakers - January 12 is director John Lasseter's birthday. (00:23:25)

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Deliberate mistake: Even though Hamm is flicking through the channels at the same speed, the side with Al's advert on it is visible for longer.

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Continuity mistake: When the characters are crossing the street to get to the toy store, Mr. Potato Head gets his foot stuck on some gum. From the first angle, the gum is at the half way point of the rolling cement drainage pipe. When he barely escapes, the gum is near the lip of the pipe, a foot or so from the end. As the gum sticks to the passing pipe, it appears to be half way between those two points. (00:38:15)

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Rex: I can't look. Could somebody please cover my eyes?

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Trivia: If you pause the film when we first meet Mrs. Potato Head, you can see that she's reading "A Bug's Life". (00:05:45)

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Question: During the introduction to Woody's Roundup, as Woody watches himself come through the swinging saloon doors, the area around his holster appears blurry. Was this in keeping with the degraded quality of the tape footage, or is this censorship of a gun?

Answer: It isn't Woody's holster that's blurred, it's his hand. And yes, the blurred effect is due to the video tape's degeneration.

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