History Trivia / Cars

27th Jun '17 8:36:44 AM Josef5678
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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Aside from his passionate love of automobiles (his father owned a car dealership, which he worked at during the summer as a teenager), the moral of slowing down and appreciating the important things in life came from John Lasseter taking time to go on a vacation with his family down the real Route 66 after spending four years making ''ABugsLife'' and saving ''ToyStory2'' from {{Sequelitis}} status with no break in-between. The juxtaposition of the workoholism and the wife and children he loved gave him his own lesson in "slowing down."

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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Aside from his passionate love of automobiles (his father owned a car dealership, which he worked at during the summer as a teenager), the moral of slowing down and appreciating the important things in life came from John Lasseter taking time to go on a vacation with his family down the real Route 66 after spending four years making ''ABugsLife'' ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'' and saving ''ToyStory2'' ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'' from {{Sequelitis}} status with no break in-between. The juxtaposition of the workoholism and the wife and children he loved gave him his own lesson in "slowing down."
25th Jun '17 11:44:50 PM NWolfman
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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Aside from his passionate love of automobiles (his father owned a car dealership, which he worked at during the summer), the moral of slowing down and appreciating the important things in life came from John Lasseter taking time to go on a vacation with his family down the real Route 66 after spending four years making ''ABugsLife'' and saving ''ToyStory2'' from {{Sequelitis}} status with no break in-between. The juxtaposition of the workoholism and the wife and children he loved gave him his own lesson in "slowing down."

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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Aside from his passionate love of automobiles (his father owned a car dealership, which he worked at during the summer), summer as a teenager), the moral of slowing down and appreciating the important things in life came from John Lasseter taking time to go on a vacation with his family down the real Route 66 after spending four years making ''ABugsLife'' and saving ''ToyStory2'' from {{Sequelitis}} status with no break in-between. The juxtaposition of the workoholism and the wife and children he loved gave him his own lesson in "slowing down."
25th Jun '17 11:33:49 PM NWolfman
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** Fillmore is basically Creator/GeorgeCarlin doing his character, "Al Sleet, the Hippie-Dippie Weather Man" as a car.
18th Jun '17 5:22:06 AM TheJayman49
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The animation was apparently going to be more [[http://tinlizzies.tumblr.com/post/159908967073/the-animation-for-cars-was-gonna-be-a-lot-more rubbery and cartoony]].
1st Apr '17 2:23:52 PM 123456789
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* This was the final film independently produced by Pixar before their 2006 merger with Disney, although this film was released before that merger.

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* This was the final film independently produced by Pixar before their 2006 merger with Disney, although this film was released before after that merger.
1st Apr '17 2:16:32 PM 123456789
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* This was the first film released by Pixar after their merger with Disney, although this film was produced before that merger.

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* This was the first final film released independently produced by Pixar after before their 2006 merger with Disney, although this film was produced released before that merger.
4th Mar '17 11:17:46 PM jormis29
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** Lebanese-American Tony Shalhoub as Luigi. This may be an ActorAllusion to his role as an Italian cabdriver on ''Series/{{Wings}}''.

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** Lebanese-American Tony Shalhoub Creator/TonyShalhoub as Luigi. This may be an ActorAllusion to his role as an Italian cabdriver on ''Series/{{Wings}}''.
22nd Nov '16 7:10:33 AM 123456789
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* This was the first film released by Pixar after their merger with Disney, although this film was produced before that merger.
13th Sep '16 3:20:42 PM Anddrix
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* ''Cars'' is the very last release on [[UsefulNotes/{{VCR}} VHS magnetic tapes]] for Creator/WaltDisneyHomeVideo (the first film they released in the format was ''Disney/PetesDragon'').

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* ''Cars'' is the very last release on [[UsefulNotes/{{VCR}} VHS magnetic tapes]] for Creator/WaltDisneyHomeVideo (the first film they released in the format was ''Disney/PetesDragon'').
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8th Sep '16 10:07:18 PM thelivingtoad
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* CastTheExpert: The Sheriff is played by Michael Wallis, a renowned journalist and historian who has written several best-selling books on the history of the American Southwest and Route 66, the film's primary settings.
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