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Toy Story is a CGI animated film series produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed Walt Disney Studios about the secret lives of children's toys that come to life when they are alone. The tetralogy consists of Toy Story (1995), Toy Story 2 (1999), Toy Story 3 (2010), and an upcoming film titled Toy Story 4 will be released in 2018.


Toy Story was the first feature-length computer-animated film ever. It was also the first film produced by Pixar.Toy Story was released on November 22nd, 1995.[5] The film stars the voices of Tom Hanks as toy sheriff Woody and Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear. Toy Story 2 was released on November 24, 1999[2], and Toy Story 3 was released on June 18th, 2010.




Toy Story

Woody (Hanks), a sheriff doll, is the unofficial leader of the toys owned by a young boy named Andy. His role is threatened when Andy receives a Buzz Lightyear action figure (Allen), who quickly replaces Woody as his favorite toy. As the other toys begin to respect Buzz more, Woody becomes jealous, and increasingly annoyed by the fact Buzz believes he is a real astronaut, not a toy. The two toys fall from Andy's bedroom, bouncing from a kid's restaurant to Andy's next door neighbor Sid, a child who likes to destroy toys. Buzz realizes he's a toy, and after a period of depression, the two team up to escape Sid's house and are reunited with Andy and his toys as friends.

Toy Story 2

While his owner Andy is away at camp, Woody is accidently sold at a tag sale to a toy store owner who intends to sell him to a collectables museum. The toys form a search party and go to the toy store to rescue him. At first Woody is eager to escape and return to Andy, but when he meets a toy cowgirl, Jesse (Joan Cusack), who was discarded by her owner when she grew up, he comes to believe it would be better to be loved by the children who come to the museum forever than be forgotten by Andy. He changes his mind, however, when the other toys find him, and he convinces Jesse to come home with them and be loved by Andy. Their plans are temporarily thwarted by a toy prospector (Kelsey Grammer), who knows he won't be displayed without the full cowboy set, but eventually the toys make it back home, where Andy is glad to have them, including Jesse.

Toy Story 3

Andy is now a teenager on his way to college, and only a hand full of toys remain in his old toy box, including Woody and Buzz. He packs them up to be stored in the attic for his children, deciding to take only Woody with him to college. His mother mistakenly donates the attic box to a local daycare, and Woody must help them escape. While on his mission Woody meets the toys of a young girl named Bonnie. Woody is able to rescue the toys from the daycare and their evil teddy bear leader, Lotso (Ned Beatty), but rather than go to college with Andy he decides to join his friends in the box, and puts Bonnie's address on the box where Andy will find it. Andy delivers the toys to Bonnie's house, playing with her, and them for awhile before giving them to her and saying goodbye.

Toy Story 4

Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called “Forky” to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy. Directed by Josh Cooley (“Riley’s First Date?”) and produced by Jonas Rivera (“Inside Out,” “Up”) and Mark Nielsen (associate producer “Inside Out”), Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” ventures to U.S. theaters on June 21, 2019.


Upon its release, Toy Story was a critical and commercial success. The film earned a rating of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes[4] and a score of 92 on Metacritic[5]. During its theatrical run in 1995, the film grossed more than $361 million worldwide[6], becoming the highest-grossing domestic film of the year and the third highest-grossing animated film after The Lion King (1994) and Aladdin (1992). The subsequent films were also very successful, with Toy Story 2[7] grossing more than $485 million and Toy Story 3[8] grossing more than $1.6 billion. In 2003, the Online Film Critics Society ranked the film as the greatest animated film of all time.


Toy Story was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Writing, Best Song ("You've Got a Friend in Me"), and Best Music (Randy Newman). The film earned a Special Achievement Award "For the development and inspired application of techniques that have made possible the first feature-length computer-animated film." It was also nominated for two Golden Globes for Best Motion Picture (Comedy/Musical) and Best Original Song ("You Got a Friend in Me"). The film became one of the first five films to be inducted into the National Film Registry for preservation as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" in 2005.

Online Presence

As of April 2014, Toy Story's official Facebook page[9] has over 33 million likes. The film is available to watch in its entirety on YouTube for $2.99 through Pixar on Demand's official YouTube channel.[10]


In addition to the branded social media presence, there are numerous fan sites for the film such as the Fan Pop[14] page for the film and Toy Story Fanatic Wikia.[15] There are several Tumblr blogs dedicated to the film such as fuckyeahtoystory[11], and toystory-[12] and fuckyeahtoystory123.[13] As of April 2014, the[16] page for the film has more than 1,000 submissions and DeviantArt[17] has more than 52,000 submissions tagged Toy Story.

X, X Everywhere

X, X Everywhere is a phrasal template typically used for a wide range of cultural references, from quotable lines heard in popular films and TV shows to more obscure things found in viral videos and games. Many instances of "X Everywhere" may be seen as an indicator for emerging trends, while some should be read as a grievance or complaint against them, depending on the context.

The contour drawing of Buzz and Woody was originally taken from a house dialogue scene in Toy Story 2:

The True Identity of Andy's Mom

On February 24th, 2014, Jon Negroni[18], self described "Pixar Detective," published a post on his blog titled "The True Identity of Andy's Mom in "Toy Story" Will Blow Your Mind." The posts suggest that Andy's mom is Emily, Jesse's former owner. This theory is supported by the fact Andy's red cowboy hat seems to be the same one featured on Emily's bed, and the fact that the decour in Emily's room suggests she was a young teenager in the late '60s, making her the right age. Negroni went over the theory in a video posted to his YouTube channel[19] the next day. As of April 2014, the video has gained over 250,000 views.

Hentai Woody

Hentai Woody (Japanese: 変態ウッディー), also known as "Creepy Woody", is a series of photos featuring a Revoltech Woody action figure posed in erotic, creepy and perverted scenarios. In 2006, Japanese toy company Kaiyodo[1] released their Revoltech line of collector-oriented toys that consisted mainly of Anime figures. In 2010, Kaiyodo broadened their variety of toys with a new subline called the Sci-Fi (Tokusatsu) Revoltech series. This line focused on iconic characters from Japanese and American film and television series like Mothra, Gamera, the Alien, Jack Skellington, and Batman. In March of 2010, Kaiyodo unveiled prototypes of Buzz Lightyear and Sheriff Woody from the Toy Story movies.[2] Like most Revoltech toys, the Woody figures had an alternate faceplate to choose from.

笑顔 悪だ らみ

Left: Smiling face | Right: Trollface

The grinning expression has been compared to a trollface or rape face on 4chan's /toy/ board, where it was used as a reaction image prior to the toy's release.

Buzz, Look, an Alien!

BUZZ, LOOK AN ALIEN!! is a series of YouTube Poop and YTPMVs which uses a scene in Pixar's 1995 movie Toy Story. The video that started this fad in YTP communities was uploaded by YouTube user avojaifnot in May 19th, 2010. This video uses a remix of Can't Beat Air Man! for its source music.

Notable Examples

l don't believe that man's ever been to medical schoolHT 20

Search Interest

External References

[1] IMDB – Toy Story

[2] IMDB – Toy Story 2

[3] IMDB – Toy Story 3

[4] Rotten Tomatoes – Toy Story

[5] MetaCritic- Toy Story

[6] Box Office Mojo- Toy Story

[7] Box Office Mojo- Toy Story 2

[8] Box Office Mojo- Toy Story 3

[9] Facebook- Toy Story

[10] YouTube- Pixar on Demand

[11] Tumblr- fuckyeahtoystory

[12] Tumblr (via Wayback Machine) – toystory-

[13] Tumblr- fuckyeahtoystory123

[14] Fan Pop- Toy Story

[15] Toy Story Fanatic Wikia – toystoryfanatic

[16] Toy Story

[17] Deviant Art- Toy Story

[18] Jon Groni- The True Identity of Andy's Mom in 'Toy Story' Will Blow Your Mind

[19] YouTube- Super Carlin Brothers

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in reply to Starchie

So, if I get this right, this movie will be about HOW toys come to life, as the new character is crafted with recycled materials and freaks out about his new condition of living being.
…That's a nasty can of worms you're opening there, Pixar. Hoping you won't choke on the victory lap after 3 perfect movies.


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