Total Nerd Crazy Good Fan Theories About Toy Story  

Jacob Shelton
90.1k views 18 items

Pixar’s Toy Story has enraptured audiences since it first burst onto the big screen. Every time you think Woody and Buzz are gone for good, they come back with an all new installment that’s even better than the last one. Fan theories about Toy Story have been circulating since the first film was released in 1995, and Toy Story fan theories have been growing ever since. 

The amount of Toy Story conspiracy theories floating around the Internet is a testament to the affecting nature of the tale told by Buzz Lightyear, Woody, and the rest of the gang. While one Toy Story theory may be about teaching children about death, another could be about what happened to Sid after the first film's finale. There’s almost no end to the amount of wild theories about Toy Story, but these are the best fan theories on the web, and they’ll change the way you look at Pixar’s little-film-that-could.

Take a look at these amazing fan theories about Toy Story, and if you have an idea about the real meaning, tell everyone about it in the comments.

Sid Became A Garbage Man To Save Toys

Sid Became A Garbage Man To Sa... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Crazy Good Fan Theories About Toy Story
Photo:  Toy Story 3/Disney

One theory about Toy Story 3 posits that Sid, the super angry toy destroyer from the first film, grew up to be a garbageman so he could rescue broken toys from the trash to fix them.

The Toys Are Immortal

The Toys Are Immortal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Crazy Good Fan Theories About Toy Story
Photo:  Toy Story/Disney

Are you wondering how the writers can keep making Toy Story movies? Well, this super depressing theory about Woody and the rest of the toys hypothesizes that the only way the toys can perish is if they're crushed or burned, and that they'll continue to forget their old owners and live out the same cycle forever. Yikes.

Buzz Was Trained To Be A Toy Before He Knew He Was A Toy

Buzz Was Trained To Be A Toy B... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Crazy Good Fan Theories About Toy Story
Photo:  Toy Story/Disney

A big plot hole in the original Toy Story is that Buzz Lightyear acts like a toy even though he doesn't realize he's a toy. One Redditor believes that this form of self-preservation was all a part of his training as a Space Ranger.

The Toys Helped Andy Get Over His Father's Passing

The Toys Helped Andy Get Over ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Crazy Good Fan Theories About Toy Story
Photo:  Toy Story/Disney

There are a few theories about Andy's father, but the most touching one is that Andy was able to overcome the sadness surrounding his father's passing by growing close with his toys, which is why his mom doesn't think it's weird that he keeps his toy chest in his room well into his teens.