Contact Us

Toy Story Christmas Special Announced for This Holiday Season!

Toy Story Christmas Special
Spidyphan2, DeviantArt

After the success of this past Halloween’s ‘Toy Story of Terror,’ Pixar and ABC have announced another new holiday-themed ‘Toy Story’ TV special: the Christmas-themed ‘Toy Story That Time Forgot’ which will premiere later this year. So, what can we expect as Buzz, Woody and friends meet up with Santa?

Well, it looks like Santa will be gone by the time the TV special starts, as the story will actually unfold after Christmas when a fresh batch of toys have arrived to start trouble. Says the official press release:

During a post-Christmas play date, the ‘Toy Story’ gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It’s all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to Bonnie’s room.

Returning voice cast for the project include Tom Hanks as Woody, Tim Allen as Buzz, Kristen Schaal as Trixie, Wallace Shawn as Rex, Timothy Dalton as Mr. Pricklepants, Don Rickles as Mr. Potato Head and Joan Cusack as Jessie. Joining the gang this time around is Kevin McKidd (who worked with Pixar recently on ‘Brave‘) as Reptillus Maximus. Steve Purcell (who created the ‘Sam & Max’ comic series in the 80s and co-directed ‘Brave’ for Pixar) will make his directorial debut on the special.

No official air date has been announced, but we’ll guess you’ll see this shortly after Thanksgiving, with multiple airings throughout the month. What the success of the ‘Toy Story’ TV specials means to the long-rumored ‘Toy Story 4‘ remains to be seen. Will Pixar eschew a formal sequel in lieu of repeated TV specials? Or, will they instead use some of these specials to keep interest fresh for a surprise in 2017 or beyond?

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://screencrush.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on ScreenCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on ScreenCrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!