During the late 1980s, two short films – Luxo Jr. and Tin Toy – saved Pixar from bankruptcy. During the late 1990s, another film, Toy Story 2, almost created a financial catastrophe for the company. In this clip excerpted from the Blu-ray version of the film, Oren Jacob (former CTO of Pixar) and Galyn Susman (Pixar producer) remember the time when Toy Story 2 nearly became the victim of the computers that generated it. One command — RM* — almost deleted an award-winning film that went on to make $485 million at the box office.
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Mr * must’ve been popular. Oh and HEHE. Ooops.