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There is some flirting between Barbie and Ken. Played for laughs.

There is also some flirting between Jessie and Buzz. This is a little more noticeable than in the last Toy Story.

The other toys talk and joke about Ken's femininity, although this will fly over younger kids' heads. Barbie, disguised one of Ken's outfits, forgets to take off her high heels, which brings a smirk from another toy.

Ken is shown in his underpants.


Buzz gets hit by a falling TV set. It cuts away on impact.

Children play with the toys in a very rough manner in one scene. It is shown from the toys' perspective, and they are shown to be in pain afterwards, but it's all played for laughs.

Barbie threatens Ken by pinning him against the ground and destroying his collection of clothes as a form of "torture" to get information out of him. This is played for laughs.

There is a scene in which Buzz is thrown on to a table, and then tied up to a chair. They resume to take off his battery holder latch and change his setting to demo mode.

A toy is broken for information. The act is not shown.

The toys are locked in crates. Mr. Potato Head is forced to spend the night in a dark, cold sandbox as a form of solitary confinement.

During a rather dramatic, long, also tense sequence, the toys are almost killed by an incinerator.

In one scene, Lotso hits Big Baby with his walking stick. The other toys, even the "bad guys," are clearly surprised and seem to be upset by this. Big Baby responds by throwing Lotso into a dumpster.


At one point, Barbie compliments Ken on his ascot, stressing the "ass" sound when she says it, so it comes out "ass-cot." This is played for laughs.

Other than that, there is no profanity. However, there is some toilet humor. For example, there is a scene where Mr. Potato Head describes the sandbox as "nothing but a bunch of sand and Lincoln Logs." Ham, the piggy bank, tells Mr. Potato head he didn't think they were Lincoln Logs, implying that they were feces.

Also, when a group of toys are walking through a bathroom, one toy slips and falls, and another says, "Watch out for puddles." The clear implication is that the puddles are urine.

In a dumpster, Buzz is unconscious. When he wakes up, he looks around and sniffs, and implies flatulence by asking, "That wasn't me, was it?"


None. One of the scenes takes place in a gambling setting.

Lotso is very mean and somewhat frightening. He manipulates and controls other toys in the movie, and he runs the day care as a prison. Toys are said to often try to escape the day care, but they are always caught and broken by Lotso's henchmen.

Big Baby and the cymbal-banging monkey may be frightening to some children. Chuckles the clown is also kind of creepy, but he is friendly.

The flashback scene in which Lotso, Big Baby, and Chuckles are lost by their owner may be very emotional and sad.

There is a scene in which the toys are running across a part of the playground, and Big Baby is sitting on a swing. One of the toys makes a noise on accident, and the Baby doll's head turns all the way around in a very frightening fashion. The doll then gets off the swing and walks over to where he heard the noise, playing dramatic music. He gets to the end of the pit where the swing-set is in and looks down, but doesn't find them.

In the most intense scene, the toys are almost killed by an incinerator; they all hold hands and very dramatic music plays as they face their imminent deaths. This is very emotional and quite scary, and many of the voice actors in this film, including stars Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, have admitted to crying during this scene. The toys are saved at the last second.

The final scene where Andy donates his toys to Bonnie is a bit of a bittersweet moment.

Total explicit content: 5/50 appropriate for all ages, although some scenes are a tad intense and violent for very young viewers, and die-hard fans of the series.

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