Episode 15 of the Pixar Post Podcast – Monsters, Inc. Discussion & Monsters U News

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In episode 15 of the Pixar Post Podcast we discuss:



We welcome back Jeff from This Day in Pixar for his great historical 

  • A brief overview of Pete Docter’s beginnings at Pixar and getting started on Monsters, Inc..
  • The Hidden City Cafe connection & Jeff’s post of his visits to the cafe as well as its closure.
  • Original Monsters, Inc. storylines changed quite drastically to get to the story we know and love today.
  • Changes within the characters of Sulley, Mike, and Boo.
  • Some of our favorite moments from the film.
  • Longevity of Pixarians at the studio.
  • The studios’ move from Point Richmond to Emeryville, California.
  • The un-explained chimpanzee in the DVD extras.
  • Technical elements that amazed us during the film.
  • Two lawsuits really impacted the movie and potentially stalled the film’s release.
  • Monsters, Inc. during the awards season.


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The books we referenced during the episode are — The Pixar Touch, To Infinity and Beyond, and The Toy Story Films: An Animated Journey.

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  1. Thanks so much for responding as always! You're awesome at that and I really appreciate it. You and Julie are the best around…sometimes I think man these guys would be a blast to hang out with : ) keep it real and I'll look forward to what's to come! -Dan

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