12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies

Since the release of Toy Story back in 1995, Pixar Animation Studios have been one of the biggest names in animated movies. Working exclusively for Disney, the company not only revolutionized 3D animation when it was still a relatively new thing, but also gave us some absolutely classic movies that stand the test of time.

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Like many studios, Pixar enjoys hiding inside jokes and references to their other movies within their newest work. While this is known to a lot of people, we’re willing to bet even diehard fans might not have spotted these 12!

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When Wall-E builds a statue of Eve, her right arm is made from the Pixar lamp.

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
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Totoro from Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbor Totoro makes a cameo in Toy Story 3.

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
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Andy’s wallpaper from Toy Story is one of the backdrops Randall hides against

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
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The “Dinoco” gas station line shows up in several movies

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
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These next few are REALLY sneaky…

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Sid from Toy Story becomes the garbage man in Toy Story 3

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
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The jungle gym in Toy Story 3 shows up in one of Riley’s memories in Inside Out.

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
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Monsters Inc. had a reference to Finding Nemo… a full two years before it came out!

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
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Heimlich the caterpillar from A Bug’s Life is crawling on the branch in front of Buzz in Toy Story 2.

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
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Bomb Voyage, a supervillain from The Incredibles, is in the background of Ratatouille as a mime

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
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A toy of Rex from Toy Story is one of the many things Wall-E has in his stash

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
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John Ratzenberger, AKA Cliff from Cheers, has voiced a character in every Pixar movie

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
Studio head John Lasseter apparently calls him their “good luck charm.”Pixar

The Pizza Planet van from Toy Story shows up in every single Pixar movie

12 Pixar Secrets You Completely Missed In Your Favorite Movies
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Emma C
Freelance Writer