S1E11: Toy Story 3

Taylor Gaines and Tyler B. Commons get back into the swing of things and kick of the second half of their Pixar journey this week with 2010’s “Toy Story 3.”

They reveal a near-disastrous plot turn the movie almost took, play a game called Summarize the Movie Last, debate whether Andy is a realistic character and break down Ken’s superb wardrobe. They also talk about the passage of time, old age, beauty in simplicity, late-stage capitalism and much more.

Listen until the end to see where “Toy Story 3” falls in the Natural Selection rankings.

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S1E1: Toy Story

On the first episode of Natural Selection, Taylor Gaines and Tyler B. Commons get out their old toys and talk about the first ever Pixar movie — and classic — “Toy Story.”

They trace the history of Pixar that led to the film’s release, discuss how incredible the team was at making movies from the jump and dive into some of the still-resonant themes from the movie. They also discuss whether Sid is actually a bad guy, whether “You’ve Got a Friend In Me” is actually a good song, and slide the movie into its rightful spot in the rankings.

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