Trivia / Toys

  • Box Office Bomb: Budget, $43 million. Box office, $23.3 million.
  • Creator Killer: The screenwriter for this film, Valerie Curtin, never wrote another script. This film, by way of being overshadowed by Aladdin and some of the circumstances surrounding it, was also one of the factors that crushed Disney studio chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg's tenure at the firm.
  • The Danza: Nurse Debbie is played by Debi Mazar.
  • Dyeing for Your Art: Robin Williams is blond in this movie. To this day no explanation has been given, although it could be to underscore Leslie's childlike personality.
    • Williams, according to sources, wanted to be the next Willy Wonka with Toys.