Pixar Post - T.J.
Hey, friends - well, there was an excellent, unearthed Pixar story that surfaced recently from Mike Mozart (a toy creator, reviewer, artist, and a ton more) about the back story of Toy Story, and we wanted to share it in the forum to get everyone's thoughts. We wrote additional details from the interview on our homepage (link here) and can't even believe how touching the story is — even as a recounting of a story Joe Ranft told to Mike. 

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The story is all about the history of Woody, Andy's Dad, how Andy Junior (who we know as Andy) received Woody from his Dad and much more. 

What are your thoughts? Would you like to see this made into a Pixar movie (animated or live action), should it be an illustrated official book, or just exist as it is today?

Also, which story element stood out to you the most - we loved the emotional moment of the key being removed from the wallet...geez, that's heavy.
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Luis504170
Wow, this just, blew my mind. 

I have many thoughts after reading your post and watching the video SuperCarlinBrothers did on this. 

First off, I think it is amazing how we finally have the story to Woody and his dad. It is indeed very sad, and it explains the extremely emotional connection Andy has to Woody. 

The fact that there were pictures of Andy's dad in the house blows my mind. 

All the timelines fit together so well, it makes absolute sense that this story came from the original Pixar braintrust.

The only problem I see is: If Woody was the last thing Andy's dad gave Andy before his passing, why would Andy just give it away at the end of Toy Story 3? I mean sure, he outgrew the toys, but the emotional attachment is still there, I think everyone in his position would have kept Woody. 

What do you think about the Toy Story 3 thing, am I exaggerating? 

Anyway, this was so satisfying to read, I am a changed man, lol. Thanks for sharing. 
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Pixar Post - T.J.
It is totally an emotional story and the question you asked about Toy Story 3 and Andy passing along Woody is probably the most common now. The problem is that when Lee Unkrich was working on Toy Story 3, he may not have known all of those details. Also, the story wouldn't have been as strong if Andy didn't really make that step in his life and realize that he didn't need his toys in person to know that they live on in his heart and mind. Overall though - yeah, having that history, you'd think he would have kept them, but I don't think Pixar wanted to be beholden to a story which (up until now) hadn't been told before.

Finally - the Super Carlin Brothers version of the video is great since I love how it ties in the photos from the stairwell and snippets from Mike's interview...but, if you have the time (40 minutes), you should totally watch Mike's original video (in our post). In our opinion, the emotional storytelling style that Mike has really sells the story and induces way more tears!! [Crying2_zpscd88994b]
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heartdisney10
Very interesting, sad and moving. 💓 I wonder what Pixar Braintrust thinks about this. 🤔

Did I understand correctly when he said that when all the Woody dolls were destroyed the company began manufacturing Buzz toys?
Wouldn't that have been a huge lapse in time between Andy Sr. and Andy Jr.? Buzz was the latest and greatest toy during Andy Jr childhood.
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Pixar Post - T.J.
Ahh - no, he didn't say that the company starting making Buzz toys, they just started making space toys. Kind of like when Stinky Pete says, "Sputnik" is what made him sit on a dime store shelf for an eternity. 

The one thing that's hanging out there for me is that they had to have made other versions of Woody since they had so many other products (including Jessie, Bullseye, etc.), but it just must have been this one particular version (with his hand-stitched poly vinyl hat) which was rare.
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heartdisney10
Ah! I see. Thank you [smile]
It is a heartbreaking story and so wonderful that he got to hear it coming from Joe Ranft himself! Imagine being that lucky! Cherished friendship and memory for sure.
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Daniel

Yep, there should be plenty of versions, although it could be a rare version, it certainly wouldn't "complete" any other versions of the toys with its own Woody's. Even more, if this toy is so unique (there is no other like this one, right?), it doesn't even complete the full sets of toys available. So, the Japanese museum wouldn't be so strict about having this particular toy. And, why on earth would they destroy all the other dolls? 

For me, this all sounds too much stilted. I don't know the video's guy, but I am even skeptical about the veracity of the story. For that reason, I am too very interested hearing a Pixar's official statement. If I recall correctly, the reason why Andy's dad wasn't in the movie was due to the difficulty back then in CGI humans.

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PixarsBiggestFan
Writer Andrew Stanton said that it's false.

http://ew.com/movies/2017/06/24/toy-story-andy-dad-theory-debunked/

https://mobile.twitter.com/andrewstanton/status/878729189540728832
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