10 Hidden Scenes in A Bug's Life

Following is our collection of A Bug's Life facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of A Bug's Life film message.

Manny, a mantis, is married to Gypsy, a butterfly, because if he he was married to another mantis, he wouldn't have survived their wedding night

Manny is a praying mantis who's married to a butterfly. The reason he's not married to another praying mantis is because female mantises have a reputation for decapitating and eating their mates.
Manny is a praying mantis who's married to a butterfly. The reason he's not married to another praying mantis is because female mantises have a reputation for decapitating and eating their mates.

A Bug's Life Movie Trivia Facts

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. (1998) P.T. Flea' s circus is transported in an animal cracker box called Casey Jr. cookies by J. Grant Bakery. Joe Grant wrote Dumbo (1941), in which the famous Casey Jr. train transported the circus.

A Bug's Life Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - For the longest time, I never understood why the grasshoppers in A Bug's Life (1998) had a feral grasshopper amongst their ranks. Today I finally figured it out, he's a locust, a grasshopper in its crazed "swarming" phase
    For the longest time, I never understood why the grasshoppers in A Bug's Life (1998) had a feral grasshopper amongst their ranks. Today I finally figured it out, he's a locust, a grasshopper in its crazed "swarming" phase
  • A trailer is shown to be outside of the circus tent, along with the Pizza Planet truck featured in Toy Story (1995). Both of these can also be seen in Monsters, Inc. (2001).

  • And its inspiration, Seven Samurai (1954)

  • 1 - You can see a Planet Pizza Truck which exists in nearly all Pixar movies.
    You can see a Planet Pizza Truck which exists in nearly all Pixar movies.

A Bug's Life Hidden Facts

When they show any closeup shot of the Casey's Cookies box, you can see the rosette pattern that would be created by the four-color printing process (CMYK). Something a human would need a magnifying glass to see.

After the circus bugs are found to be frauds an ant off screen says "Staff sergeant Slim?". Slim is the stick bug. And he is the STAFF sergeant.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of A Bug's Life. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.