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Pixar Animation Studios, or simply Pixar, is an American computer animation film studio based in Emeryville, California.

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In the Pixar SparkShort, “Self”, is there an explanation for where the body parts come from?

In the short Self (2024), the main character makes a wish and then body parts start falling from the sky. Whose body parts are these? Why are they coming from the sky?
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Could Buzz Lightyear's crew ever have returned to the world before their accident?

In Lightyear, Buzz's primary motivation is to help the crew of the Turnip return to their lives before the crash. However, it's unclear if the crew ever could have gone back to "life as normal&...
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What are the quiz questions in Monsters University?

In Monsters University (near the beginning) we are quickly shown an image of a test or quiz taken by Sulley. In the low quality version I watched, I can make out comments like "Zombie Sharks!?&...
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What is the inspiration for the name of directive A-113 on the BNL Starliner?

I recently came across some questions about WALL-E and Space Odyssey (featuring HAL9000), and I thought that directive A-113 (which I admit I misremembered as AE-134) and the faulty component AE-35 ...
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What are the rules of sea-monster transformation in Luca?

In Luca, the sea monsters transform whenever water touches them. However there are times they are completely transformed despite being out of the water, such as when they're heads are sticking out of ...
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About To Re-Watch The Toy Story Franchise, What is the Best Order?

So, the material listed is as follows: Lightyear (Upcoming film) - Meant to be the story of the real Buzz Lightyear that inspired the toy of the same name. Toy Story Toy Story 2 Toy Story 3 Toy ...
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Has Forky's personality changed between "Toy Story 4" and "Forky Asks A Question"?

In the new TV Show "Forky Asks A Question", Forky seems to have severe ADHD. He can't focus for more than two seconds, and interrupts each conversation with comments unrelated to the question at hand. ...
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In Toy Story, are toys the only inanimate objects that become alive? And if so, why?

In Toy Story, the toys are alive. Do any non-toys display this characteristic as well? I don't believe so. If it is true that only toys can come alive, is it ever explained exactly why toys, and only ...
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Could Buzz Lightyear really fly in Toy Story?

I am referring to one of the last scenes in Toy Story, when Woody and Buzz land inside Andy´s car through the sunroof. Before that (in Sid's house) Buzz tried but couldn't fly and lost his arm. But ...
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What was Bob's job when he was originally Mr. Incredible?

After superheroes are forced to retire, Bob has to get a job in insurance, which he clearly hates. During his original superhero days, something was paying for lifestyle, which included an ...
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Were the Supers born or created?

There is a theory surrounding the Supers in the Incredibles universe that the Supers were created by the government as part of a experimental program. The main ...
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In Incredibles 2, why didn't anybody realize this?

In Incredibles 2, the Supers are: The Incredible kids pick up on this right away but no one in the general public seems to. Since this is so incredibly obvious, there's probably a reason why not. ...
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Why are The Incredibles villains technologically-based?

In the Incredibles films, it seems that the villains all rely entirely on technology, while the heroes (while they can use it) have innate powers. We don't have as many examples as Marvel, but I ...
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How do the hypnotizing glasses in Incredibles 2 work?

How do the hypnotizing glasses in the Incredibles 2 work? Do they work like possesion, Harry Potter-style? (Meaning they allow the glasses' controller to manipulate them like robots) I thought so, ...
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Why do the children groan when they discover Dory is alive?

Toward the beginning of Finding Dory, Dory acts as an assistant to Mr. Ray to help teach the children about migration. Later in this scene, Dory has an accident which renders her briefly unconscious. ...
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What is Mr Incredible's real name?

The 2004 Pixar movie The Incredibles follows the lives of the forcibly retired superhero Mr Incredible and his family. Shortly after we are introduced to Robert (Bob) Parr we discover that he and his ...
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Who are these 'Incredibles' superheroes?

The one in the foreground is obviously Mr. Incredible, but who are the ones in the background?
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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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Incredible's Newspaper Easter Egg?

In Pixar's The Incredibles", in the scene where Bob finds out that Gazerbeam is dead from the newspapers, we can see the tombstone headline on the front cover, reading "Scientists Find the Missing ...
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How does The Good Dinosaur fit into the Pixar theory?

Earth's history in The Good Dinosaur appears to be different than in the rest of the Pixar films. (The dinosaurs, for one.) If it is in the same universe, then what happened to the dinosaurs? How does ...
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Why was Woody unaware of his toy backstory when Buzz knew his?

Inspired by Why doesn't Buzz know he's a toy?, Buzz Lightyear believed his toy backstory was that he was a a space ranger out to defeat Emperor Zurg, as described on the back of his box. The ...
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Why doesn't Buzz know he's a toy?

In the Toy Story films it seems like nearly all toys know that they are toys meant for children to play with. However Buzz Lightyear (and other Buzz Lightyear toys like him) thinks he's a real space ...
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Do Andy and Riley live in the same world?

Barring large scale theories about interconnected universes, and looking at a slightly more realistic point of view, can we say that Andy from Toy Story and Riley from Inside Out live in the same &...
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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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Why wouldn't a scream alert the child's parents, if crying can?

In Monsters University, during the Scare Final, Dean Hardscrabble tells Sullivan that roaring at a child for whom it is not the appropriate scare... ...wouldn't make him scream, it would make him ...
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Why did Remy (the rat from Ratatouille) cook Ratatouille at the end of the movie?

Why did Remy (the rat from Ratatouille) cook Ratatouille for the critic at the end of the movie? He couldn't have possibly known that the food critic had an emotional connection with the dish itself? ...
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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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Is there any official evidence for the Pixar theory?

I'm not sure where it originated, but Cracked.com and Jon Negroni have both suggested it, as well as Slate, based directly on Jon Negroni's post. In short, it speculates all Pixar movies actually ...
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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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