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Episode 5: Toy Story – Buzz Syndrome

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The Rotoscopers tackle their first Pixar film, Toy Story! (Because you’re not an official animation podcast unless you’ve covered Pixar.)

Morgan & Chelsea share their experience of meeting Don Bluth. Also covered is the animation news for the week, the introduction of a new segment called the “Nerdy Couch Hour” and, of course, a hilarious discussion about the first CGI feature-length animated film Toy Story.


  • We have a cricket problem
  • Morgan & Chelsea go to Don Bluth Front Row Theatre
  • Quick News Segment: Lorax opening weekend $70.2 million, new Japanese Brave trailer & Robert Sherman passes away
  • Nerdy Couch Hour: The movie name change trend
  • Main Discussion: Toy Story
  • Is the entire movie quotable?
  • VHS & 90s movie preview tangent
  • Toy Duel
  • Why Barbie wasn’t in the first Toy Story film
  • Conundrums: What kind of toy is Bo Peep?
  • Favorite scenes: Andy’s playtime & the birthday party
  • The music: no characters singing in the film & potential Sid Phillips villain song
  • The characters: lots of characters but not too many, Rex’s voice actor & Billy Crystal was supposed to be Buzz
  • The Pixar movie experience
  • Pizza Planet: the delivery guy, whack-a-alien & alien juice dispenser
  • Disneyland’s Red Rockett’s Pizza Port: the futuristic Red Robin?
  • Items that are in every Pixar film
  • The green alien men cult
  • Sid Phillips character discussion: crazed genius, pop tarts for breakfast & appearances in Monsters’ Inc. comics
  • Conundrums: Buzz syndrome, Zurg’s secret weapon & batteries for toys
  • Trivia: Woody and Andy’s last name & early working titles for the film
  • Mrs. Nesbitt’s tea party with Marie Antoinette and her sister
  • What we rate the film
  • Bloopers: no flushing allowed, the lego table, multiple interruptions by the cricket & nerdy kid in his room

Runtime: 1:13:08, 33.1 MB


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About Morgan Stradling

Morgan is a native of Arizona and is a desert rat who loves the heat--she doesn’t even turn on the AC in her car in the middle of the summer! She loves big eyeliner, Survivor, Lady Gaga, and, of course, animated films. She has her MBA in Marketing from ASU and now works as a Product Manager for a tech company. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.