Disney Removed a ‘Toy Story 2’ Blooper Gag That Implies Sexual Misconduct

/Film | 7/3/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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The #MeToo movement has changed how Hollywood addresses allegations of sexual misconduct in the film and television industries, especially when it comes to high-powered producers and executives using their sway to manipulate, coerce and abuse women for their own gratification. And now that movement has caused Disney to look back at a gag from one of Pixar’s animated films and just pretend it never existed.

In conjunction with the release of Toy Story 4, the rest of the Toy Story films were re-released in 4K Ultra HD. That means a lot of people have been going back to see how computer animation has evolved over the years and how good the animation looks in such high-definition. But someone noticed that Disney and Pixar removed a certain sequence from the gag reel that plays during the credits of Toy Story 2.

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Here’s the Toy Story 2 gag reel scene that is now missing from digital copies of the movie (via ReReleaseNews.com):

For those of you who may not remember, that’s Kelsey Grammer voicing the prospector Stinky Pete, one of the toys who was part of the Woody’s Round-Up line of merchandise from decades ago. The blooper in question has Woody stumbling upon Stinky Pete clearly making inappropriate insinuations about getting these two identical Barbie dolls a part in Toy Story 3. But suddenly, when he realizes that he’s back on camera, he shuffles the girls out of his packaging as if nothing inappropriate is going on. He even takes one final look at the dolls’ backsides as they walk out.

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Now, we can all acknowledge that this joke feels extremely inappropriate by today’s standards. ****, it probably should have...
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