8 Great... Pixar Characters

Sep 10, 2012 Comments
Luxo Jr. (Luxo Jr. and every other Pixar project)

The name might not be familiar, but you'll certainly recognize the small, hopping desk lamp that appears in Pixar's corporate logo and the studio branding for all of its films. The star of a 1986 self-titled short film produced by Pixar and directed by John Lasseter, Luxo Jr. sent waves throughout Hollywood when it made its debut and changed the course of computer-animated filmmaking forever – hence its presence in just about everything Pixar produces. If Superman: The Movie made us believe a man could fly, Luxo Jr. made us believe a desk lamp could have feelings.

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