Sunday, November 30, 2008


A113 (Sometimes A-113 or A1-13) is an inside joke present in animated films created by alumni of CalArts referring to the classroom used by character animation students at the school.

  • American Dad! - Stan's neighbor's driver's license when he pulls into church.
  • Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law - In Deadomutt Part 1, Birdman is moved to office 113-A (which is really a restroom).
  • The Simpsons - Krusty the Clown's prison number in the season one episode "Krusty Gets Busted" and Sideshow Bob's number in the season seven episode "Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming."
  • The Simpsons - Sideshow Bob's prison number in his mugshot in the episode "Cape Feare."
  • The Simpsons - Bart's inmate number in his mugshot in the Do the Bartman music video.
  • Powerpuff Girls - The number of the Stealth Fighter when Blossom flies as she reaches and touches the tail with her hand.
  • Tiny Toon Adventures - In Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation, when Plucky and Hampton arrive at Happy World Land, a license plate reads "A-113" on one of the cars in the parking lot.[citation needed]
  • South Park - On the side of a helicopter in the episode Prehistoric Ice Man, "A-113" is clearly visible.
  • Bobby's World - In the episode "The Visit to Aunt Ruth's", the number on the card of Bobby's imaginary mugshot.
  • Toy Story - License plate number on Andy's mother's minivan
  • A Bug's Life - Code on cereal box as Flik enters the bug city.
  • Toy Story 2 - Airport announcement for "LassetAir Flight A113", also a reference to director John Lasseter.
  • Monsters, Inc. - Sign seen in the background when Sulley sees Smitty and Needleman loading the trash compactor.
  • Finding Nemo - Model code on camera used by scuba diver.
  • The Incredibles - Room number in Syndrome's lair, the prison level where Mr. Incredible is held is "Level A1" in Cell # 13: A1 & 13, and the rocket holding the Omnidroid 9000 is rocket #13 in sector A1. Also, when Mirage gives Mr. Incredible the room number where he would be briefed on his next assignment, she says it is D-wing, room A-113.
  • Cars - Mater's license plate. Also the number of the railway train which almost crashes into Lightning McQueen while he is on his way to Radiator Springs.
  • Ratatouille - Git, the lab rat, has a tag on his left ear that reads, "A113".
  • WALL-E - The code for Auto's directive.
  • The Iron Giant - License plate on car partially eaten by the Giant; the 3 is bitten off.
  • Leroy & Stitch - License plate on Stitch's car.
  • Lilo & Stitch - License plate number on all vehicles, including Cobra Bubbles' rental car, Captain Gantu's spaceship, Nani's car, fire truck, tanker truck, and license plate in Lilo's room (used in Stitch's model of San Francisco)
  • Bugs Bunny's Lunar Tunes- In the scene with the Key Witness, one of the videos the Witness shows is "Satellite View A-113."
  • The Brave Little Toaster - The apartment number where "The Master" lives.
  • Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers - The license plate number of the carriage that has Mickey held as captive.
  • Aladdin (film) - The license plate on Abu when the Genie turns him into a car for a split second.

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