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Mike's New Car (2002)

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.

Directors:

Pete Docter, Roger Gould

Writers:

Pete Docter (original story), Jeff Pidgeon (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Billy Crystal ... Mike (voice)
John Goodman ... Sullivan (voice)
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Storyline

Mike has a surprise for his pal Sullivan: Mike's gotten a new car, one with six-wheel drive. He invites Sullivan to hop in and they'll go for a spin. At that point, problems arise: first Sullivan's cramped, then Mike has a seat belt problem, gets locked out, and suffers indignities before Sullivan figures out how to unlock the car to let him back in. All sorts of gadgets misfire, until finally Mike has the car in gear, ready to roll. What was it again that was wrong with his old car? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Official Sites:

Pixar

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2002 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

El coche nuevo de Mike See more »

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Production Co:

Pixar Animation Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The first Pixar short to take characters and situations from one of their previously established works. See more »

Quotes

Sulley: What was wrong with your old car?
Mike Wazowski: Three little words, Sulley: Six-wheel drive!
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Referenced in Monsters University (2013) See more »

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Sometimes Simple Is Better
27 June 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

This is a quick comment about new cars and all the buttons on them. The "message" being sometimes it was a lot better with a basic simple machines of the past.

"Mike" (Billy Crystal) has a new car he wants to show off to "Sully" so he invites him to take a ride. They never get to the ride because "Sully" (John Goodman) either hits a wrong button or does something to stall things, driving Mike nuts. Poor Mike takes a beating. The cartoon also is a comment on the sometimes-annoying noise the car will make if your seat belts aren't secured.

This animated short came with The "Monsters, Inc." DVD and is a fun four minutes. Mike and Sully, of course, were the stars of the feature film.

P.S. The car is very cool.


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