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Jack-Jack Attack (2005)

The Parrs' baby Jack-Jack is thought to be normal, not having any super-powers like his parents or siblings. But when an outsider is hired to watch him, Jack-Jack shows his true potential.

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In a dark room, Agent Rick Dicker interrogates Kari, a young girl with braces. He asks what happened. Kari explains that she was babysitting for an infant, Jack-Jack, who seems able to levitate, float, pass through walls, catch fire, and cause havoc. Kari stays nimble but barely holds on until an odd young man with orange hair and an "S" on his shirt rings the bell. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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This was originally meant to be included in The Incredibles (2004). The scene was ultimately cut and then expanded into a short and specially made for the DVD release of The Incredibles (2004). See more »

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Agent Rick Dicker: [after Kari describes how she gave Jack-Jack to Syndrome, the "Sitter"] And you believed him?
Kari: The baby was EXPLODING! YOU EVER SAT AN EXPLODING BABY BEFORE, MR. DICKER?
[he gets up and pulls down an odd contraption]
Kari: What's that?
Agent Rick Dicker: Have you told anyone else about this? Your parents?
[he aims the device's laser at Kari's forehead]
Kari: Nah, they thought I was being funny. But you believe me, don't you, Mr. Dicker?
Agent Rick Dicker: Sure, kid.
Kari: Ah, I just wish I could forget the whole thing.
Agent Rick Dicker: You will, kid.
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Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: Serenade #13 in G, KV 525 - 4. Rondo: Allegro
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Ties with Presto and One Man Band as the best of the 2000s Pixar short films
21 February 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have always loved Pixar, and as much as I enjoyed The Incredibles I loved the short film that came with it even more, Jack-Jack Attack. The animation is simply tremendous, with beautiful colours and backgrounds throughout and a noir-ish feel at the start, and the music by the ever-reliable Michael Giacchino fits wonderfully, energetic and melodic. Jack-Jack Attack is wonderfully written too, it is both hilarious and cute, with a story that is fast-paced, zany and full of heart and the funniest Pixar protagonist in Kari. Bret Parker's voice work is nothing short of outstanding. Overall, a must see, one of Pixar's best of the 2000s with Presto and One Man Band, and one of my favourite short films from them. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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