Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Pixar facts

  • The Mr. Potato Head in Toy Story and Toy Story 2 has two separate eye holes, eyebrows attatched to those eyes, and a black bowler hat. Real Mr. Potato Heads have one eye hole, since each eye pair is made of one solid piece of plastic, no eyebrows (except the thing that doubles as a moustache), and a green baseball cap. Even the deluxe Potato Heads don't come with a bowler hat.
  • Finding Nemo is, thus far, the only full-length feature film by Pixar not to include the words shut up, idiot, stupid, dope, or moron.
  • The water filter system used in the salt-water aquarium scenes of Finding Nemo is actually a fresh-water system. A real salt-water filtration system requires a second tank (usually a standard 10 gallon tank). Also, the filter system in the movie was missing the actual filter part.
  • The fish kept in Dr. Sherman's tank are natural enemies. Most of the smaller fish would be eaten by the puffer.
  • In Toy Story 2, Woody loses the use of his arm when the seam is ripped. But during the finale, as he is climbing down the landing gear, he uses his arm (which once again has a ripped seam).
  • In Monster's, Inc., laughter is supposed to be ten times more powerful than scream, or so says Sully at the end of the movie. However, the evidence suggests that it's power is exponentially greater. Examples: In Mike and Sully's apartment, Boo's scream lights up all the lights in the living room (possibly the whole apartment). When she laughs, she lights up every light in six buildings on the block. In the door warehouse, Boo's scream lights up a single door. Her laugh, however, lights up every single door in a building tall enough to hold three Empire State Buildings stacked on top of each other. Could it be that the echo magnified the power?
  • Check out The Incredibles, most notably the scene with Bob and Edna at her house. Keep your eyes on the tall trees. One of them is sculpted to resemble something particular, but I won't tell you what it is.

2 comments:

Cowboy said...

Color me ten shades of curious; I'm gonna break out The Incredibles when I get home tonight. We're not talking about "Little Mermaid" video cover flashbacks, are we?

dmmuprhy12 said...

Did you find this all by yourself? Impressive!