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9 August 2002 (Finland) See more »
Mike's bought a new 6-wheel-drive car, and he can't wait to show it off to Sulley. Only problem is, Mike hasn't exactly mastered the controls yet, and they're pretty complicated. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Not the best special ever, but sure is funny See more (27 total) »


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Billy Crystal ... Mike (voice)

John Goodman ... Sullivan (voice)

Directed by
Pete Docter 
Roger Gould 
Writing credits
Pete Docter (original story)

Jeff Pidgeon (story) &
Roger Gould (story) &
Rob Gibbs (story)

Produced by
Gale Gortney .... producer
John Lasseter .... executive producer
Original Music by
Randy Newman 
Film Editing by
Robert Grahamjones 
Production Management
Paul Cichocki .... post-production supervisor
Art Department
Paul Mica .... texture painter
Gary Schultz .... car designer
Sound Department
Tom Myers .... sound design: Skywalker Sound
Visual Effects by
Tim Best .... lighting lead
Phaedra Craig .... CGI artist
Patrick James .... technical director
Paul Mica .... CGI artist
Paul Mica .... digital artist
Paul Mica .... texture artist
Tim Milliron .... modeling supervisor
Gary Schultz .... pre-visualization artist
Animation Department
Michael Berenstein .... animator
Chris DiGiovanni .... animation coordinator
Jimmy Hayward .... animator
Ewan Johnson .... layout supervisor
John Kahrs .... animator
Karen Kiser .... animator
Wendell Lee .... animator
Daniel Mason .... animator
James Ford Murphy .... animator
Victor Navone .... animator
Bret 'Brook' Parker .... animator (as Bret Parker)
Michael Parks .... animator
Roger Rose .... animator
Ross Stevenson .... animator
J. Warren Trezevant .... animator
Adam Wood .... animator
Ron Zorman .... animator
Editorial Department
Greg Snyder .... assistant editor
Chris Vallance .... assistant editor
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
Ira Hearshen .... music arranger
David Slusser .... music editor
Other crew
Geefwee Boedoe .... title designer
Shawn Brennan .... technical artist
Kathleen Chanover .... graphic artist: titles (as Kathleen Chandover)
Dan Goodman .... production assistant
Patrick James .... shots leader
Steven Kani .... technical artist (as Steve Kani)
Shannon Linzer .... technical artist
Holly Lloyd .... technical artist
José Mota .... voice dubbing: Mike Wazowski (spanish version)
Carmen Ngai .... technical artist
Kelly O'Connell .... technical artist
Alex Orrelle .... graphic artist: titles
Adrienne Othon .... technical artist
Bill Polson .... supervising technical director
Alice Rosen .... production coordinator
Brian M. Rosen .... technical artist
Santiago Segura .... voice dubbing: James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (spanish version)
Bud Thon .... car designer
Michael Todd .... technical artist
Shannon Wood .... production coordinator
Darla K. Anderson .... special thanks (as Darla Anderson)
Karen Dufilho-Rosen .... special thanks (as Karen Dufilho)
Bill Kinder .... special thanks
Joe Ranft .... special thanks
David Silverman .... special thanks
Lee Unkrich .... special thanks

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4 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Included on the collectors edition of Monsters, Inc. (2001) is this short with commentary by "Gould and Docter", leading us to believe that it is by the directors. In fact, it is their young sons who provide the amusing commentary.See more »
Mike Wazowski:Push the button!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Monsters University (2013)See more »


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Not the best special ever, but sure is funny, 20 November 2010
Author: kill-the-boxtrolls from United States

This short TV special is about Mike's new car. How he recycles his old car and buys a new one. His friend Sully ends up putting him in tragic and then all of a sudden, he wants his old one back.

Now, the reason why this special was a thousand times worse than the movie is because of the stupidity Mike and Sully have gotten now. Although, this special is for little kids who are finding humor and Mike and Sully are still hilarious, but doesn't surpass the humor in the original theatrical movie.

The plot is pretty predictable and the show's too short. It's only about two minutes long of Mike and Sully's disaster about the new car. Then all of a sudden, Mike decides he wants his old car back.

Look, I'm not saying that this special is terrible or anything, it was still somewhat good and slightly funny, but I prefer the theatrical movie over the special.

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