He suggested that Lasseter watch some classic buddy movies, such as The Defiant Ones and 48 Hours,
in which two characters with different attitudes are thrown together and have to bond.
In addition, he kept pushing for what he called "edge,"
and that meant making Woody's character more jealous, mean, and belligerent toward Buzz, the new interloper in the toy box.
"It's a toy-eat-toy world," Woody says at one point, after pushing Buzz out of a window.
After many rounds of notes from Katzenberg and other Disney execs, Woody had been stripped of almost all charm.
In one scene he throws the other toys off the bed and orders Slinky to come help.
When Slinky hesitates, Woody barks, "Who said your job was to think, spring-wiener?"
Slinky then asks a question that the Pixar team members would soon be asking themselves: "Why is the cowboy so scary?"
As Tom Hanks, who had signed up to be Woody's voice, exclaimed at one point, "This guy's a real jerk!"