Toy Story 2

Verbal Diorama

09-09-2021 • 47 mins

Sweet mother of Abraham Lincoln! Toy Story 2 has a story to tell! Yes, it's the first Pixar sequel, momentous in its own right, but it started off as a Disney direct-to-video sequel, with a character called Senorita Cactus and a talking Bullseye, voiced by Martin Short.... Then it became a theatrical release! Then it got deleted accidentally! Then it got deleted on purpose! Then it got remade in nine months! Just one of these facts would be a miracle. Toy Story 2 has four. Pixar went above and beyond to ensure Toy Story 2 didn't just match Toy Story; that it surpassed it visually and emotionally, and introduced new characters without sacrificing the arcs of existing characters. Truly, Jessie and Bullseye feel like they've always been in Andy's room. Toy Story 2 could have easily been just a direct-to-video cash grab, but making it a theatrical release was the thing that brought in the big buck-buck-bucks, and cemented it as Pixar's greatest franchise. The article on the Pixar blooper reels can be found https://www.filmstories.co.uk/features/celebrating-the-bloopers-reel-at-the-end-of-pixar-movies/ (here) I would love to hear your thoughts on Toy Story 2! The previous episode on Toy Story can be found at https://www.verbaldiorama.com/episode/toy-story (https://www.verbaldiorama.com/episode/toy-story) GET IN TOUCH.... Twitter https://twitter.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama) Instagram https://www.instagram.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama) Facebook https://www.facebook.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama) Letterboxd https://www.facebook.com/verbaldiorama (@verbaldiorama) Email verbaldiorama [at] gmail [dot] com Website https://my.captivate.fm/verbaldiorama.com (verbaldiorama.com) SUPPORT VERBAL DIORAMA.... Leave a 5-star rating/review: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/verbal-diorama/id1453296967 (Apple Podcasts) or https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/verbal-diorama-803268 (Podchaser) Join the Patreon: https://verbaldiorama.com/patreon (https://verbaldiorama.com/patreon) Thank you to all the patrons Simon E, Sade, Jardiel, Claudia, Simon B, Laurel, Derek, Jason, Kristin, Cat, Andy, Mike, Griff, Luke, Emily, Michael, Scott, Mark, Brendan, Ian, Lisa, Dan and Sam! Buy Merch! https://verbaldiorama.com/merch (https://verbaldiorama.com/merch) Tees, mugs, hoodies and totes are available! EPISODE THANKS TO.... Most excellent patrons: Andy from Geek Salad for his Patron thoughts. You can find Geek Salad @geeksaladradio on Twitter And Dan & Brendan for their Patron thoughts, too! Subscribe, follow and listen to Geek Salad in your podcast app of choice! Twitter peeps @PandaShaun @NextToTheAisle @KenziePhoenix Instagram folk None this time Facebook chums None this time Theme Music: Verbal Diorama Theme Song Music by Chloe Enticott - https://www.facebook.com/watch/Compositionsbychloe/ (Compositions by Chloe ) Lyrics by Chloe Enticott (and me!) Production by Ellis Powell-Bevan of Ewenique Studios. Support this podcast