#14: Pickups: Michael’s Top 3 Pixar Films: Toy Story 2

On this pickup episode of Not Just a Movie, Michael discusses some more Pixar history and his top 2 film from the studio, Toy Story 2.


I. Introductions

II. Some More Pixar History

III. Toy Story 2

A. Film Facts

B. Casting

C. Early Story Concepts

D. Plot

E. Favorite Scene

F. Film Trilogy Themes

G. Nonexistent Gripes

IV. Conclusion


This show was sponsored by Maxon Cinema 4D.

Show Music

The music featured in this episode can be found on a great site called the Free Music Archive:

Audio Editing

This show was edited by Rafael Maduro Follow him on Twitter. Additional editing by Timmie Cole.

N-JAM Team


Timmie is a vocalist, pianist, and teacher that podcasts and writes about media in her spare time. She’s hoping to incorporate both of her passions in an endeavor she’s calling Lost: The Musical. Official release date TBD.


Michael, always thought to spend too much time watching TV, reading books, playing video games, and looking up random facts on the internet, has finally decided to put his plethora of seemingly useless information to good use in audio format. He co-hosted a very successful 10 episode run of a video game show called the Go!Cast and loves to get involved in long-winded and deep discussions on media. He lives alone with his turtle, Squirt, and they play Cranium every Thursday night. Michael always wins.


Ryan is a picture/sound editor. You can see some of his work over at Scruffy.TV as well as two documentaries in progress, We Breathe Again and American Communion. When he isn’t editing, Ryan enjoys watching films with his canine and feline sons, Ewan and Figaro. He becomes frustrated when they choose to screen Glee over Godard.

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