Pixar has deleted a fake blooper scene from "Toy Story 2" with a sexual misconduct joke from new home entertainment releases, likely as a result of the #MeToo movement.
When new editions of the "Toy Story" movies came out last month, in anticipation of "Toy Story 4,"ReReleaseNews.com noticed that the scene in question was missing.
The fake blooper — which ran during the end credits of "Toy Story 2" — features Stinky Pete the Prospector (voiced by Kelsey Grammar) ogling two Barbie Dolls. "So you two are absolutely identical? You know I’m sure I can get you a part in 'Toy Story 3,'” he leers.
When Stinky Pete notices the camera is capturing the conversation, he straightens up, tells the Barbies to leave, and makes excuses about giving out acting tips.
Disney and Pixar clearly felt the joke was in poor taste in light of the #MeToo movement, as well as its own troubled history with sexual misconduct. "Toy Story 2" director and Pixar Animation co-founder John Lasseter left the studio last year after allegations of sexual harassment.
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