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- For the scene where Woody looks at the merchandise from Woody's Roundup, mock-ups of the toys were shown to Tom Hanks in the recording booth. Hanks' spontaneous reactions to the toys were recorded and used for Woody's dialogue.
- When the toys are playing cards during Woody's nightmare after being "shelved," all the cards are the ace of spades. In fortune telling, the ace of spades represents death.
- When Jessie (Joan Cusack) first meets Woody (Tom Hanks), she exclaims, "Sweet mother of [?] Abraham Lincoln!" Lincoln's mother was [?] Nancy Hanks, a blood relative of Tom Hanks. Tom is a direct descendant of an uncle of Nancy.
- The Life Magazine issue with Woody and Bullseye on the cover says "Doctors Say Americans Don't Eat Enough Fat."
- This was the first sequel for Tom Hanks and Tim Allen.
- Originally intended as a direct-to-video release, but the early test scenes played so well that Pixar started over and redeveloped it into a theatrical release movie.
- The partially missing ear on the Rock-em-Sock-em Robot is a reference to the notorious Mike Tyson - [?] Evander Holyfield match, in which Tyson bit off a piece of Holyfield's ear.
- After Rex jumps out of the car in Al's Toy Barn to chase after the Zurg help book, he runs to catch the car. Mr. Potato Head views him in the review mirror - a reference to Jurassic Park when the T-Rex chases the crew in the jeep.
- The dust in the scene where Woody meets Wheezy set a record for number of particles animated for a movie by computer.
- The floating rocks in the canyon at beginning of the movie were an accident, but John Lasseter liked the effect, so it was used in the final film.