If there’s one thing animators love, its sneaking visual references into movies, and Disney’s geniuses are some of the best at it.

Some of these—like the Finding Nemo shoutout in Brother Bear—last only a couple frames. Others are so overt that after they’re pointed out you feel foolish for not noticing them sooner. But take no crowd shots for granted: you never know if Pinocchio will be hiding among the riff raff.


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