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25 Hidden Details In Pixar Films You Never Noticed!

Pixar is brilliant; everyone – not just Disney who bought the animation studio a few years ago – knows this. Audiences and critics regularly rave about Pixar films. The makers’ love of and attention to detail in their work is shown in the following examples: here are 25 brilliant details in Pixar films only fans spotted!

#1 The mime on the bridge in Ratatouille is The Incredibles villain Bomb Voyage

Bomb Voyage from the Incredibles is in Ratatouille. from r/MovieDetails

#2 Ernesto’s guitar in Coco has a golden tooth just like Héctor’s on the headstock – a clue that it had always been his instrument

In Coco (2017), this early detail hints at an important later reveal from r/MovieDetails

#3 In the dental practice in Finding Nemo, Buzz Lightyear can be seen in front of the toy box

Buzz Lightyear is in Finding Nemo (2003), scene is when Nemo gets to the Dentist and looks out into the lobby from r/MovieDetails

#4 Sully’s chair in Monsters Inc. has a cut out on the back for his tail

In monsters inc, sully’s chair has a hole in it to accommodate his tail from r/MovieDetails

#5 The pictures of former captains in WALL-E show people who worked for well over 100 years – thus implying that medical advances have lengthened human lifespan considerably

In WALL-E, some of the captains of the luxury spaceship served for more than a hundred years, indicating increase in life expectancy. from r/MovieDetails

#6 This keyboard in WALL-E only has 0 and 1 keys for robot-friendly binary code

In WALL-E when he comes across the typing robot, the robot’s keyboard is all binary from r/MovieDetails

#7 The dead superhero Downburst in The Incredibles apparently used farts to fly and defeat his opponents

In The Incredibles, there was a hero who could fly, and defeat enemies, with his farts. from r/MovieDetails

#8 The dogs in Brave are (historically correct) Scottish Deerhounds

All the dogs in Brave are Scottish Deerhounds, a breed authentic to the Medieval period it is set in from r/MovieDetails

#9 In The Good Dinosaur, the continents are so close together because 65 million years ago, when the film was set, the supercontinent Pangea had just separated

In the movie, “the good dinosaur” (2015), In the intro, earths continents aren’t fully separated, that’s because that scene takes place 65 million years ago, when Pangea had just separated. from r/MovieDetails

#10 In Cars 2 the company Insuricare is being advertised – this is the same business for which Bob Parr works at the start of The Incredibles

Insuricare, the company that offers „car life insurance“ to the cars in Cars 2, is the same company Bob Parr works for in The Incredibles. from r/MovieDetails

#11 The landscape in Cars is modeled on the design of classic cars

In „Cars“ the canyons are all old cars and hood ornaments. from r/MovieDetails

#12 The lightning strike in WALL-E fully charges the robot’s batteries

In Wall-E you see his power meter is at 2 bars, but after being struck by lightning he’s fully charged. from r/MovieDetails

#13 In Monsters Inc., Boo tries to give Sully a Nemo toy – Finding Nemo came out two years later!

In Monsters, Inc. (2001); Boo tries to give Sulley a Nemo (Finding Nemo (2003)) toy. from r/MovieDetails

#14 In Finding Nemo, the dentist leaves the toilet without washing his hands – and then treats the next patients

The dentist in ‚Finding Nemo‘ (2003) emerges from the bathroom immediately after flushing and goes to work in his patient’s mouth without washing his hands. from r/MovieDetails

#15 Also in Finding Nemo, Bruce mourns the fact he never had a father – this actually happens to all sharks, because the mother shark looks after the babies by herself in nature

In Finding Nemo, Bruce the shark starts crying when Marlin starts talking about Nemo, saying “I never knew my father”. Male sharks mate with the female then leave, so baby sharks never actually meet their father. from r/MovieDetails

#16 In Coco, there is an advertising poster for the undead version of The Incredibles

In Coco we can see The Incredibles poster from r/MovieDetails

#17 The same Asian takeaway box appears in A Bug’s Life, Ratatouille and Inside Out

The same Chinese take out boxes can be seen in A Bug’s Life, Ratatouille, and Inside Out from r/MovieDetails

#18 Manny in A Bug’s Life is happily married to a moth because, in nature, female praying mantises eat the males after mating

In A Bug’s Life (1998) Manny, a mantis, is married to Gypsy, a butterfly, because if he he was married to another mantis, he wouldn’t have survived their wedding night from r/MovieDetails

#19 The Binford toolbox in Toy Story is a reference to the sitcom classic Home Improvement – Binford is the company, which sponsors the fictional home improvement program of the main character Tim Taylor. Tim Allen, who played this character, also voiced Buzz Lightyear in the original

Toy Story easter egg: The tools that Sid uses are Binford tools. Binford is the company that sponsors the show „Tool Time“ within the show „Home Improvement“. Tim Allen (voice of Buzz Lightyear) was the star of that show. from r/MovieDetails

#20 The books on the shelf behind Woody show titles of early Pixar shorts

In Toy Story, the names of previous Pixar shorts are on the bookshelf from r/MovieDetails

#21 The picture of stars at the beginning of Toy Story 2 forms the legendary Pixar lamp

{Toy Story 2} Amongst the starts you can see the classic Pixar lamp. This is the very first shot of the movie from r/MovieDetails

#22 Buzz Lightyear’s batteries in Toy Story 3 were produced by Buy n Large, the company in WALL-E

In Toy Story 3 (2010) Buzz Lightyear’s batteries are exposed showing the Buy n Large brand, the same company responsible for making WALL·E. from r/MovieDetails

#23 Both young Carl’s and Russell’s shirt collars peek out on one side – a sign that the two characters are more similar than they think at first

In Pixar’s Up (2009), both young Carl and Russell have one collar tip untucked over their vests. from r/MovieDetails

#24 Anton Ego’s typewriter in Ratatouille is modeled on a skull and his office is shaped like a coffin

In Disney•Pixar’s Ratatouille (2007) Anton Ego’s typewriter resembles a skull and his office a coffin. from r/MovieDetails

#25 The small burn on Colette’s forearm came from an oven grate – chefs often have such injuries

In Ratatouille Colette has a burn mark on her forearm from an oven rack, like many professional chefs. from r/MovieDetails

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