Read on to learn more about how Woody was originally a jerk and how Toy Story 2 almost got erased. 1. in Toy Story's early drafts, Woody was a jerk. “Obviously they later changed their minds,” as the Barbie brand appeared in Toy Story's sequels. In original drafts of Toy Story, Buzz Lightyear was Tinny, the main character from Pixar’s 1988 Oscar-winning short film Tin Toy. Tim Allen wasn't the studio's first choice to voice Toy Story's Buzz Lightyear.