In the beginning of Toy Story 2, Mrs. Potato Head is seen reading the storybook version of A Bug’s Life, Pixar’s previous film.
In Toy Story 2, Tour Guide Barbie states that suppliers did not order enough Buzz Lightyear toys to meet the demand in 1995. The first Toy Story film was released in 1995.
In Toy Story 2, the scene when Rex chases the toys in the car is a reference to Jurassic Park.
In Toy Story 2, the car the toys ride in Al’s Toy Barn was seen earlier in the film as a Matchbox-sized toy in Andy’s room.
In the beginning of Toy Story 2, Rex is playing on a Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
In Bug’s Life, Atta, the oldest ant princess, is named after the scientific genus name of a species of leafcutter ant that lives in Central and South America.
A Bug’s Life is based off of and inspired by the Aesop fable, The Ant and the Grasshopper.
A Bug’s Life was the first Pixar film to be released on DVD.
A Bug’s Life was the first Pixar film with bloopers at the end of the movie.
A Bug’s Life was the first Pixar film to end with the trite “The End.”