• strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 744.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 35.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 35.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_boolean_operator::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_boolean_operator.inc on line 159.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.

Pixar Place

WIthout a question, the addition of Toy Story Midway Mania in 2008 has been a tremendous success for Disney's Hollywood Studios.  Part of the reason for its success has to be attributed to the wonderful story telling that the Imagineers have included with not just the attraction but the "land" that the ride exists in, Pixar Place.

Imagineers conjured up a story that make the connection between Pixar Place and Toy Story Midway Mania make sense.  After all, did you ever wonder why Pixar Place has been taken over by the characters from the Toy Story films?

Pixar Place is based on the architecture of the Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, California. Imagineers went as far as to exactly match the color of the brick and mortar from the original Pixar Studios building in the construction of Toy Story Midway Mania.  

The story goes that Pixar Studios is the home of the Pixar films they've created, including Toy Story.  Well, Andy has recieved for his birthday, the midway mania playset and when Andy leaves his house, the toys are so excited to play with the new set that they've busted out of not just Andy's room but out of the film and into the Pixar Studios itself.

Outside the building on the street we see the Green Army Men, which is only natural since they literally lead the way for the toys to make sure the coast is clear.  

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Ever seen something in Hollywood Studios and wondered why it was placed there by Disney's Imagineers? Matt Hochberg leads you on a regular look at the hidden details in Hollywood Studios and explains why it's there.


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