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Monsters at Work is an animated series based on Monsters, Inc. It was first confirmed in a Disney press release on November 9, 2017 as a Disney+ exclusive.[3] It was originally set for premiere in 2020, but it was delayed to July 2, 2021 and then to July 7, 2021.[4] This series is a sequel (though the first season is an interquel as the season takes place after Waternoose' arrest, before Boo's door got repaired) to the film and was developed by Bobs Gannaway. The first season consisted of 10 episodes, running until September 1, 2021.

Cast member Henry Winkler confirmed on Twitter that a second season is in development, but there is no further info, which leads some to believe that the show has been quietly cancelled.[5]

Plot

Following the arrest of Waternoose, Monsters, Inc., the power plant at its center, now harvests the laughter of children to fuel the city of Monstropolis. Tylor Tuskmon, an eager and talented mechanic on the Monsters, Inc. Facilities Team, dreams of working on the Laugh Floor alongside Mike and Sulley.[6]

Cast

Trivia

  • This show is both the second Disney Television Animation and Pixar Animation Studios collaboration and the second television series based on a Pixar film or franchise (not counting any short series or ABC bumpers) since Buzz Lightyear of Star Command.[1]
    • It is the second to have its animation outsourced while still done under Pixar's supervision after Buzz Lightyear of Star Command.
    • It is the first to be a Disney+ exclusive.
    • It is also the first TV series based on a Pixar property to be made after the Disney's acquisition of Pixar in January 2006.
  • This is the first Pixar TV series where the original voice cast members reprise their roles.
  • This is John Ratzenberger's first involvement in a Pixar production since Onward, only by eighteen months prior, as he was absent from both Soul (despite having a caricature in the film) and Luca, though this could be that Pixar has retired the trend in their films (or at least original ones)
  • This is the first 3D animated series based on a 3D animated film. Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Tangled: The Series, and Big Hero 6: The Series are all 2D animated series based on 3D animated films.
  • This is the first non-Disney Junior series from Disney Television Animation to be animated in CGI.
  • According to Billy Crystal, the first season consists of ten episodes.
  • The first season serves as a gap sequel of the movie because it picks up one day following Henry J. Waternoose III's arrest near the end of the original movie, but takes place before the "epilogue" in which Mike rebuilt Boo's door and reunited with Sulley. The connection with the epilogue is seen in "It's Laughter They're After", which recreates the scene to further tie season 1's events to the film. Boo is not brought back to the series as the creators wished to keep her relationship with Sulley following the events of the first movie up to the interpretation of the viewers. It has nothing to do with not loving Boo and not wanting to see her again, it's just that the relationship is so precious that they want to leave it at that, everything can't always stay the same. However, Boo is mentioned in "The Damaged Room" and "It's Laughter They're After" despite not appearing in both episodes. As shown at the end of It's Laughter They're After, it shows the same scene from the movie where Sulley gets surprised by Boo's door reconstructed, with Season 2 in the near future, Boo is actually reconsidered to appear in the series where her reunion will be shown with Sulley and Mike again, but the motion between Sulley and Mike starts to change as she enters.
  • Randall won't be brought back to the series, due to him being banished in the human world in a southern swamp where he was mistaken by a trailer family for an alligator, this also takes place after he got banished. But like Boo being mentioned a couple times, he hasn't once been mentioned throughout the series.[9]
  • Mr. Waternoose is arrested from the company and is no longer the owner of the factory and he on the other will also not be appearing in the series himself in person, he is pictured instead.
  • The production team visited two power plants to get an idea of what it was like working there and to get a sense of how people responded.
  • "Bad Hair Day" is the only episode where Sulley and Mike are absent from so far, if not counting Mike's appearance in the Mike's Comedy Class segment.

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Gallery

Merchandise

References


External links

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Media
Films and Television: Monsters, Inc. (video/soundtrack) • Mike's New CarMonsters University (video/soundtrack) • Party CentralMonsters at Work

Video Games: Monsters, Inc.Monsters, Inc. Scream ArenaMonsters, Inc. Scream TeamMonsters, Inc. Scream Team TrainingMike's Monstrous AdventureDisney UniverseDisney InfinityLEGO The IncrediblesKingdom Hearts IIIDisney Emoji BlitzDisney Heroes: Battle Mode
Cancelled projects: Circle 7 Screenplay

Disney Parks
Disney Animation BuildingMonsters, Inc. Laugh FloorMonsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue!Monsters, Inc. Ride & Go SeekPixar Pal-A-Round

Entertainment: "A Whole New World" A Magical Disney SongbookDisney's Showtime SpectacularPixar Playtime Pals
Restaurants: Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats
Shops: Monsters, Inc. Company Store
Parade: Block Party BashDisney's Dreams On Parade: Moving OnDisney Stars 'n' CarsJubilation!Paint The Night ParadePixar Play ParadeTokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights
Firework: Happily Ever AfterILLUMINATE! A Nighttime CelebrationTogether Forever: A Pixar Nighttime SpectacularWonderful World of Animation
Spring: Disney's Easter WonderlandDisney Color-Fest: A Street Party!
Summer: Stitch and Friends Summer Surprise
Halloween: Maze of Madness: The Nightmare Experiment Continues
Christmas: A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas

Characters
Monsters, Inc.: James P. SullivanMike WazowskiBooHenry J. Waternoose IIIRandall BoggsFungusRozCelia MaeNeedleman and SmittyFlintThaddeus BileJerryGeorge SandersonCharlie ProctorChild Detection AgencySushi ChefYeti

Monsters University: Karen GravesFrank McCayArtTerri and Terry PerryScott SquibblesDon CarltonJohnny Worthington IIIChet AlexanderCarrie WilliamsDean HardscrabbleProfessor KnightSheri SquibblesClaire WheelerBrock PearsonArchie the Scare PigCarla Benitez
Monsters At Work: Tylor TuskmonMillie TuskmonBernard TuskmonVal LittleFritzCutterDuncan P. AndersonRozeBanana BreadMariaGary GibbsThalia Flint

Episodes
"Welcome to Monsters, Incorporated" • "Meet Mift" • "The Damaged Room" • "The Big Wazowskis" • "The Cover Up" • "The Vending Machine" • "Adorable Returns" • "Little Monsters" • "Bad Hair Day" • "It's Laughter They're After"
Songs
If I Didn't Have YouPut That Thing Back Where It Came From or So Help MeThe Scare FloorMonsters UniversityComedy Can Be DangerousI'm Not Gonna Sing You a Song
Locations
Paris, FranceMonstropolisMonsters, Inc.Harryhausen'sHimalayasBoo's RoomTrailer Son and MomMonsters UniversityFear Tech
Objects
Scarer's LeaderboardScream CanisterDoorLittle MikeyPixar BallA113Pizza Planet Truck
See Also
Monsters, Inc.: Laugh FactoryThe Art of Monsters, Inc.Monsters (Original Treatment)Monsters, Inc. 2 (Circle 7 Screenplay).The Art of Monsters UniversityThe Science Behind PixarPixar in a BoxOozma KappaRoar Omega RoarJaws Theta ChiSlugma Slugma KappaEta Hiss HissPython Nu KappaScare Games


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