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Things We Saw Today: The First Glimpse of Small Fry

Things We Saw Today

Above is a still from the new Toy Story short, Small Fry, which will be shown before The Muppets when it opens later this month. Why is Buzz Lightyear so small? Because he’s not the real Buzz Lightyear — he is the McDonald’s Happy Meal toy version of Buzz Lightyear (voiced by animator and director Teddy Newton). (via Bleeding Cool)

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