The shot of Big Baby reaching for Andy's toys over the edge of the sandbox resembles Kong reaching for Jack Driscoll over the cliffside.
The restoration area in the daycare where toys get repaired and re-stuffed mirrors the scene in the Emerald city when the characters first arrive.
In the home movie and photograph of Andy playing with his toys he wears a shirt with the logo of the "Triple R".
The description of the things that will get toys put in "the box" is quoted almost verbatim.
Buzz Lightyear lists infractions that will cause a toy to "spend a night in the box".
Mr. Potatohead says "I would've gotten away with it too, if it weren't for you meddling toys".
A character calls Woody "Potsie."
Buck Rogers mentioned
License tag on garbage truck Sid drives is "RM237". In Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining", Room 237 is the room of horrors where Danny is attacked and Jack sees the horrific woman in the bathtub.
Lotso pulling Woody into the dumpster is a reference to a scene in "Evil Dead" when someone is pulled into a celler in a similar fashion. Source: Director's Commentary.
When Big Baby throws Lotso into the dumpster, it mimics the "Return of the Jedi" scene in which Darth Vader throws the Emperor to his death.
Wally B. appears on Bonnie's backpack.
In the scenes that run during the closing credits, Slinky Dog says, "Golly Bob howdy!", which is a tribute to Jim Varney's most popular character, Earnest P. Worrell. The phrase was his trademark. Varney was the original voice of Slinky Dog. Slinky also said this line in the original Toy Story, to which Woody responds, "Oh, shut up!"
Totoro appears as a toy
Toys hiding under a cabinet in fear of approaching children
The final montage of Andy playing with his toys was inspired by a similar montage at the end of "Parenthood" of a family together (also set to a Randy Newman score.) Source: Director's commentary.
Rex's roar is a complete duplicate of the T- rex in the movie.
One-eyed Bart, "attack dog with built in force field", "dinosaur who eats force field dogs"
When Woody crawls out from the ceiling in the day care center over the Catepillar room, the letters ATTA can be seen on the wall. The name of the Princess in A Bug's Life.
Evil Dr. Pork Chop, "death by monkeys"
When the toddlers are entering the classroom, a quick glimpse of Mary (aka Boo), the only human character in Monsters Inc., can be seen.
A toy resembling Mr. Ray is seen on a shelf, and Bonnie is wearing a Dory Band-Aid in one scene.
A poster featuring an Easter Island-style stone head identical to the ones outside the computer room in Syndrome's lair can be seen on the wall in Andy's room.
A toy resembling Lightning McQueen is seen in the background on the floor of the preschool, as well as "ReVolting" batteries in a scene.
Buy n' Large batteries are seen inside Buzz Lightyear when his battery compartment is opened up..
A poster featuring an Aston Martin DB7 can be seen on the wall in Andy's room, a car which would later become the basis for the character Finn McMissile in Cars 2. Both films were in production at the same time, even though Cars 2 was released after Toy Story 3.
Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear appears next to the little girl's bed when Carl's house floats past her window.
Ellen says the preview for the latest Toy Story movie used 3D better than "G-Force"
Roeper says he will have seen this movie by his next Movie Report
Bianca says that Cameron is "counting down the days until 'Toy Story 3' comes out."
Jay says the film is about the toys trying to reunite with the Chinese children who made them
movie is reviewed
Jay mentions that the film grossed $109 million in its first weekend
Brett says "Will [Despicable Me] remind you of Toy Story 3?"
Hewy says "Despicable Me" is not as good as this movie
The Film Buff mentions the movie while discussing "Toy Story 2"
Subject of a $500 question
Pierce asks the members of the study group if they have seen "Toy Story 3."
One skit features the rejected toys from this movie.
the film of this episode's topic.
Raj mentons the movie by name.
Appears on the list of DVD releases of November/December.
Holly, commenting on her Sheriff Woody doll, remarks that she and A.J. watched all three "Toy Story" movies in one day.
While interviewing announcer and actress Kristen Schaal, Conan O'Brien mentions this movie. Announcer and actress Kristen Schaal also mentions this movie while being interviewed by Conan O'Brien
mentioned and shown in overview on 2010.
Sound Guy mentions Toy Story 3
Referenced by name
Movie advertised on a billboard.
Discussed by Wayne and Garth in their Oscar preview
Mark Wahlberg asks the audience if they cried at the film
Jackson Murphy says the film is a lock to win Best Animated Picture
Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear seen
Matthew McConaughey says his son watches the film all the time
Lisa Lampanelli says Kate Gosselin has had more kids in her than a noontime showing of the film
mentioned by Jackie
Poster seen at cinema in opening montage
A poster is seen at the Disney Store in Times Square.
Hewy: "But to be sure, coming off of the epicness of Toy Story 3"
Brian Posehn says: 'Pott and my weiner are like Buzz and Woody from Toy Story 3'
Woody appears in the movie
Ken & Barbie as the other judges for the Little Miss Fancy Lady Pageant contest.
DVD case is seen
"That's right, audience! It's 'Toy Story 3' all over again!"
Bonnie was mentioned in the FROST skit.
Leslie says that the mini-golf course is "like the 'Toy Story 3' of places."
Ellen reviews the trailer in the Anticipatron.
features movie footage
Clips of the film are shown
Promotional excerpt showed during interview with Michael Keaton - Ken is about to give a tour, and meets Barbie for the first time.
Promotional excerpt showed during interview with Don Rickles
a clip from the film starring Tim Allen is shown
Reviewed, clips shown
Footage shown during review
Clips shown, main subject of review.
Roeper's Best Movie of 2010 so far
Clip shown to introduce today's special guests Darla Anderson and Lee Unkrich.
Movie reviewed in this episode.
a clip is shown of the nominee for Favorite Movie
clip shown: award nominee
The scene Buzz being attacked by a child
Clips shown during award nominations
movie is reviewed
Clips of mistakes shown
Short clips shown
When Ken first meets Barbie, the speed slows down, and "dream weaver" plays.
When Woody drops from the tree he is temporarily suspended inches from the ground.
Listing all the obstacles that prevent the accomplishment of the mission.
In "Toy Story 4," Andy returns from college and is reunited with his toys.
Best Picture parody
The scene which parodies Buzz Lightyear gets his inside switch resetted.
Alternate Ending parody