49 Hidden Scenes in Toy Story 4

Following is our collection of Toy Story 4 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 Toy Story 4 film message.

The red string that Andy used to repair his torn arm in Toy Story 2 is still visible.

Pixar's "Tin Toy" (1988) makes appearance in "Toy Story 4" (2019)

Toy Story 4 Movie Trivia Facts

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  1. A closer look at Buzz Lightyear shows that his stickers are slowly starting to peel away.

  2. " Mr Potato Head is voiced posthumously by Don Rickles (who passed away in 2017). The Pixar team mined through more than two decades of Rickles' voice sessions, outtakes for other films, theme parks, toys,...etc. to piece together the performance.

  3. Rashida Jones and Will McCormack are still credited as Writers despite leaving due to certain issues and an alledged incident with John Lasseter. Despite all this, Rashida is also given voice acting credits as she also voiced Knifey from the mid credit scene.

  4. The four toys next to Woody are Melephant Brooks (voiced by Mel Brooks), Chairol Burnett (voiced by Carol Burnett), Bitey White (voiced by Betty White), and Carl Reineroceros (voiced by Carl Reiner) They also appear in the Forky short, "What is love?"

  5. Ducky refers to the frogs in the post credit scene as "Rainbow Connection" (a song by Kermit the Frog) and "Jeremiah" (Jeremiah was a bullfrog, a lyric from Joy to the World).

Toy Story 4 Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - The Combat Carl in snow gear repeatedly gets left hanging while the other two high five. However, he does finally get his high five by Duke Caboom at the very end of the film when they both appear in place of Luxo the lamp in the Pixar logo after the credits
    The Combat Carl in snow gear repeatedly gets left hanging while the other two high five. However, he does finally get his high five by Duke Caboom at the very end of the film when they both appear in place of Luxo the lamp in the Pixar logo after the credits
  • 1 - In the background of one of the classroom scenes, you can see a girl that either is, or very closely resembles boo from monsters inc. Knowing pixar, probably the former.
    In the background of one of the classroom scenes, you can see a girl that either is, or very closely resembles boo from monsters inc. Knowing pixar, probably the former.
  • 1 - While Buzz is repeatedly presses the button that sounds his pre-recorded voice, one of the things it says is 'Open the pod bay doors'. This is an iconic line from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
    While Buzz is repeatedly presses the button that sounds his pre-recorded voice, one of the things it says is 'Open the pod bay doors'. This is an iconic line from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
  • 1 - Kenner action figures of Obi Wan and Ponda Baba can be seen reenacting the cantina scene from A New Hope.
    Kenner action figures of Obi Wan and Ponda Baba can be seen reenacting the cantina scene from A New Hope.
  • 1 - You can see the pizza planet truck tattooed on the carnival employee's leg
    You can see the pizza planet truck tattooed on the carnival employee's leg
  • 1 - A laugh canister from Monster's can be seen in the antique shop.
    A laugh canister from Monster's can be seen in the antique shop.
  • 1 - Inside the pinball machine club, toy Obi-Wan Kenobi cuts the arm off toy Ponda Baba.
    Inside the pinball machine club, toy Obi-Wan Kenobi cuts the arm off toy Ponda Baba.
  • 1 - During the credits of the 3D version, the team behind the film's stereoscopic 3D conversion are the only ones whose names are displayed in 3D. They are pulsing along to the music towards the audience.
    During the credits of the 3D version, the team behind the film's stereoscopic 3D conversion are the only ones whose names are displayed in 3D. They are pulsing along to the music towards the audience.
  • There's a Ben Kenobi figure fighting a Walrus Man figure from Star Wars.

  • 1 - The gas station in Toy Story 4 (2019) is owned by Dinoco from Cars (2006), and also appeared in previous Toy Story movies
    The gas station in Toy Story 4 (2019) is owned by Dinoco from Cars (2006), and also appeared in previous Toy Story movies
  • 1 - The gas station where the family stops during the road trip is Dinoco. Dinoco is a major racing team from Cars. Dinoco also makes an appearance in the gas station in Toy Story 1
    The gas station where the family stops during the road trip is Dinoco. Dinoco is a major racing team from Cars. Dinoco also makes an appearance in the gas station in Toy Story 1
  • 1 - The face of the skunk driven by Bo and her sheep is an old motor oil container. (2019)
    The face of the skunk driven by Bo and her sheep is an old motor oil container. (2019)
  • 1 - Tin Toy from 1988 Pixar short film makes it's appearance as guard in antique store @55:10
    Tin Toy from 1988 Pixar short film makes it's appearance as guard in antique store @55:10
  • 1 - You could see capsules with WALL-E, EVE, and AUTO on them from WALL-E(2008). @1:04:16
    You could see capsules with WALL-E, EVE, and AUTO on them from WALL-E(2008). @1:04:16
  • 1 - If you look below Bonnie's backpack, one of the kid's own a Battlesaurs lunchbox with Reptillus Maximus standing in the front. Reptillus Maximus was a major character introduced in the Toy Story TV special That Time Forgot(2014).
    If you look below Bonnie's backpack, one of the kid's own a Battlesaurs lunchbox with Reptillus Maximus standing in the front. Reptillus Maximus was a major character introduced in the Toy Story TV special That Time Forgot(2014).
  • 1 - When Bonnie and his parents took a field trip they stopped at a gas station owned by Dinoco that was also a racing car company in Cars 1-3.
    When Bonnie and his parents took a field trip they stopped at a gas station owned by Dinoco that was also a racing car company in Cars 1-3.
  • 1 - There are at least 2 Pixar movie references in this image. The Goggles of the scuba diver who took Nemo in Finding Nemo(2003) and the Casey Jr Cookies box from A Bug's Life(1998). @50:52
    There are at least 2 Pixar movie references in this image. The Goggles of the scuba diver who took Nemo in Finding Nemo(2003) and the Casey Jr Cookies box from A Bug's Life(1998). @50:52
  • 1 - If you look to the left of this image you see a portrait of Alpha who is the leader dog of Charles Muntz's dog pack in Up(2009).
    If you look to the left of this image you see a portrait of Alpha who is the leader dog of Charles Muntz's dog pack in Up(2009).
  • Woody and Bo bounce in front of a van with the words "Ship It" and an arrow points towards them.

  • When Duke Caboom is getting pumped up by Woody and Bo Peep for his big jump, hints of the Oh Canada can be heard in the background

  • 1 - You see a model of the plane the dogs used from Up(2009) shown hanging above at the Antique Store. @59:42
    You see a model of the plane the dogs used from Up(2009) shown hanging above at the Antique Store. @59:42
  • 1 - While Duke is being chased by the cat; You can see Arlo from The Good Dinosaur(2015) and a box on the left that has the old Pixar logo printed on the front. @1:04:29
    While Duke is being chased by the cat; You can see Arlo from The Good Dinosaur(2015) and a box on the left that has the old Pixar logo printed on the front. @1:04:29
  • 1 - And all movies with the same opening, you can see a hidden Mickey in the fireworks and smoke, behind the Disney castle in the opening credits.
    And all movies with the same opening, you can see a hidden Mickey in the fireworks and smoke, behind the Disney castle in the opening credits.
  • 1 - If you look carefully you see the toy yellow dump truck Lotso uses to stroll around Sunnyside from Toy Story 3(2010) and a toy of Pepita the Flying Cat from Coco(2017). @51:43
    If you look carefully you see the toy yellow dump truck Lotso uses to stroll around Sunnyside from Toy Story 3(2010) and a toy of Pepita the Flying Cat from Coco(2017). @51:43
  • The barracuda that killed Nemo's mother in Finding Nemo can be seen stuffed and mounted on a wall inside Second Chance Antiques.

Toy Story 4 Hidden Facts

1 - The toys in the closet are credited as: Chairol Burnett (Carol Burnett), Melephant Brooks (Mel Brooks), Bitey White (Betty White), Carl Reinerocerous (Carl Reiner)
The toys in the closet are credited as: Chairol Burnett (Carol Burnett), Melephant Brooks (Mel Brooks), Bitey White (Betty White), Carl Reinerocerous (Carl Reiner)

Bo Peep's Sheep offer her a Grape Soda bottle cap, introduced as a pin in "Up"

1 - The character poster for Forky shows him holding a fork and spoon which have the Pizza Planet logo.
The character poster for Forky shows him holding a fork and spoon which have the Pizza Planet logo.
1 - The usher to the gumball machine Night Club is Tin Toy, the star of the eponymous Pixar short from 1988. This short would later go on to be the inspiration for the first Toy Story movie.
The usher to the gumball machine Night Club is Tin Toy, the star of the eponymous Pixar short from 1988. This short would later go on to be the inspiration for the first Toy Story movie.
1 - The animators went through great lengths to make sure every detail was perfect, down to the very fibers of Bo Peep's outfit.
The animators went through great lengths to make sure every detail was perfect, down to the very fibers of Bo Peep's outfit.
1 - Bo Peep and Woody share a lot in common when it comes to this lost toy life. But both Woody and Bo had at least gone through a suffering moment when they lose an arm and then eventually get use to it by getting it fixed. @44:54
Bo Peep and Woody share a lot in common when it comes to this lost toy life. But both Woody and Bo had at least gone through a suffering moment when they lose an arm and then eventually get use to it by getting it fixed. @44:54
1 - When Benson is pushing the buggy around the store, a record starts playing. The music being played is the same music from the last scene in The Shining.
When Benson is pushing the buggy around the store, a record starts playing. The music being played is the same music from the last scene in The Shining.
1 - The child who loses the game to win Buzz at the carnival looks to be Boo from Monsters Inc.
The child who loses the game to win Buzz at the carnival looks to be Boo from Monsters Inc.
1 - Ducky and Bunny refer to the toy frog as, "Jeremiah." This is a reference to the song by Three Dog Night, 'Joy to the World.'
Ducky and Bunny refer to the toy frog as, "Jeremiah." This is a reference to the song by Three Dog Night, 'Joy to the World.'
1 - - Is that Boo? My son is convinced that is Boo from Monsters Inc. Kind of looks like her. What do you think. Sorry if posted before.
- Is that Boo? My son is convinced that is Boo from Monsters Inc. Kind of looks like her. What do you think. Sorry if posted before.

Bo Peep calls Buzz "my old moving buddy"

1 - Dinoco Gas station is the same as the race sponsor in the movie Cars.
Dinoco Gas station is the same as the race sponsor in the movie Cars.
1 - One of the recorded lines buss say is "open the pod bay doors" a refrence of the 2001 space odyssey.
One of the recorded lines buss say is "open the pod bay doors" a refrence of the 2001 space odyssey.
1 - You will find that the antique store window reads "Est. 1986." This is the same year that Pixar Animation Studios was founded.
You will find that the antique store window reads "Est. 1986." This is the same year that Pixar Animation Studios was founded.
1 - As Forky and Woody get into Gabby Gabby's carriage and begin to roll away, "Midnight, The Stars, and You", the song from the end of The Shining, plays on an old phonograph. This is in keeping with many Shining references throughout the series.
As Forky and Woody get into Gabby Gabby's carriage and begin to roll away, "Midnight, The Stars, and You", the song from the end of The Shining, plays on an old phonograph. This is in keeping with many Shining references throughout the series.
1 - The toys move realistically based on the way they're built. Gabby Gabby's eyes are weighted, so that they close when she's laid down, like a baby doll. She doesn't truly "blink", her eyes just wobble when her head moves.
The toys move realistically based on the way they're built. Gabby Gabby's eyes are weighted, so that they close when she's laid down, like a baby doll. She doesn't truly "blink", her eyes just wobble when her head moves.
Toy Story 4 poster
Toy Story 4 poster

Toy Story 4 Plot

When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Toy Story 4. 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.

Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Director Josh Cooley
Stars Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale
IMDB score 7.8