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All of the toys in Andy Davis' (voice: John Morris) bedroom are excited by Andy's new birthday present, space ranger Buzz Lightyear (voice: Tim Allen)...all except for Woody the cowboy (voice: Tom Hanks) who fears that his place as Andy's 'favorite' is being threatened by the plastic spaceman with all his bells and whistles. Out of jealousy, Woody tries to hide Buzz from Andy but only succeeds in accidentally knocking him out the window. Now accused by all the other toys of murdering Buzz, Woody attempts to get him back but winds up getting them both held captive in the next door bedroom of Sid Phillips (voice: Erik von Detten) aka 'the toy killer'. Buzz and Woody have to work together to return to Andy before the Davis family moves to a new house.
Toy Story is based on a screenplay and story written collaboratively by American screenwriter Joss Whedon, director John Lasseter, and screenwriters Andrew Stanton, Joel Cohen, and Alec Sokolow. Two sequels have been released -- Toy Story 2 (1999) and Toy Story 3 (2010). Toy Story 4 is planned for release in 2018.
One of the 'rules' of being a toy is that you cannot be seen or heard by humans. That's why Woody tells the toys in Sid's room that they're going to teach Sid a lesson but 'we're going to have to break a few rules.' Believing himself to be a space ranger, not a toy, Buzz Lightyear still seems to obey the rules, e.g., he freezes whenever people are around. One possible explanation is that it is an instinct for all toys, so Buzz does it involuntarily, much like falling asleep. A second possibility is that Buzz considers humans dangerous given their size, so he imitates toys because their behavior seems most appropriate.
It seems to be ..- ..- -... ... . . . ... ...- which translates to "UUBSEEESV". What is probably meant is .-. .-. -.-. --- -- . --- ..- - meaning "RR come out". "RR" is a commonly used Morse prosign meaning "received" or "acknowledged."
Andy's car and the moving van pull away just as Buzz and Woody escape from Sid's house. They try to catch the van but Sid's dog Scud runs after them and grabs hold of Woody. Buzz jumps on Scud to save Woody, who climbs into the moving van and sends RC (the remote-controlled racing car) to save Buzz. Unfortunately, Mr Potato Head convinces the other toys that Woody is tossing out RC just like he did to Buzz Lightyear and has him booted off the truck. Buzz manages to ditch Scud and pick up Woody. With RC in turbo, they almost catch up with the van before RC's batteries suddenly go dead and the truck pulls away in the distance. Realizing that Sid's rocket is still strapped to Buzz's back, Woody lights it. The rocket propels them forward until they have caught up with the van, then it blasts off into the sky. Buzz ejects the rocket and then falls 'with style' right through the sunroof of Andy's car, landing in the box on the seat beside him. Andy happily picks them up, and his mother says, 'See...what did I tell you? Right where you left them.' In the final scene, it's Christmas. Andy and Molly are opening their presents. Molly gets a Mrs Potato Head, much to the delight of Mr Potato Head. As Buzz and Woody wait to find out what Andy is going to get, Woody asks Buzz if he's worried. Buzz says no and ask if Woody is worried. 'What could Andy possibly get that is worse than you?' Woody jokes. From the next room, Andy can be heard shouting, 'WOW! A puppy!'
If you like Pixar's animation in Toy Story, you'll certainly want to see some of the other Pixar productions, including sequels -- Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3. Other Pixar creations include A Bug's Life (1998), Monsters, Inc. (2001), Finding Nemo (2003), The Incredibles (2004), Cars (2006) and Cars 2 (2011), Ratatouille (2007), WALL·E (2008), Up (2009), and Brave (2012).
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