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Monsters, Inc. is a 2001 American computer-animated comedy film centered around two monsters employed at the titular Monsters, Inc where the employees generate energy by scaring children.

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Why is there no night shift in Monsters, Inc.?

The main arc in Monsters, Inc. is that there is a scream shortage/energy crisis. However, there doesn't appear to be any night shift. All the scenes that happen later on at night seem to be "...
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What bedroom would the simulator room closet door lead to when activated?

OK, so, when Sulley traps Waternoose out the simulator room, he takes the simulator room closet door of the control panels. Earlier in the film, we see Waternoose send said door to the door station. ...
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Why don't children find Mike scary?

A major theme of Monsters University is that Mike just isn't scary. His teachers tell him this. Other students tell him this. What I don't understand is, why isn't Mike considered scary? Granted, he ...
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Monsters, Inc.: Child Detection?

A plethora of answers and the movie itself reveal that children are in fact non-toxic for monsters. Let's see: In this scene, right after the conversation with Waternoose is concluded, Mike and ...
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What are the courses and majors available at Monsters University?

Before a monster can work at Monsters Inc. they need to get a degree from Monsters University. But I don't recall a list of what degrees, courses and majors are available. Is there a complete course ...
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How long have Mike and Sulley known each other?

In Monsters U it's set up as if Mike and Sulley didn't know each other before attending MU. But at the beginning of MI Mike says this to Sulley: You've been jealous of my good looks since the ...
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Why were the "Monsters, Inc." monsters told that touching kids would kill them?

Throughout the start of the movie the monsters are told again and again that touching a kid would/could kill them. Eventually everyone finds out that isn't true, but the movie never gives a reason as ...
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What is the Abominable Snowman's real name?

In Monster's Inc, Mike and Sully encounter The Abominable Snowman, who apparently takes offense to that name. Abominable. Can you believe that? Do I look abominable to you? Why can't they call me ...
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What's the relationship between the Monster's planet and Earth?

In Pixar's Monsters films (Monsters Inc. & Monsters U), the Monsters living on an Earth-like planet that is clearly not Earth. Via their special doors, they're able to come to Earth. It's ...
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Are the Monsters able to make doors that go to other worlds?

In Pixar's Monsters films (Monsters Inc. & Monsters U), the monsters make special doors, which connect to an Earth like ours. They then use these to harvest scream energy from Earth children by ...
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