This is 1 tough crowd being so hard on a production of rare quality for me - cranked out of that D-con desperate Mouse Factory, which has left my teeth gritted & fists clenched since I 1st set eyes on that silly thing, that came up waaay short in the laughs department vs. Bugs Bunny & Co, Popeye and Tom & Jerry, where the in-sync musical selections were the very bedrock (!) of my musical appreciation. In fact old Buzz here was part of a charming unique quartet, including Recess, Tarzan (grew slowly on me but is the only iteration of that character I've liked) & Sabrina, which just a single episode yielded more laughs outta me than the entire runs of its pallid original (so weak in humor that even its canned laughter was faint), Seinfeld/Friends & Cosby/Different World. I wish all 4 could've lasted longer but some beats none, especially coming out of that Rat Hole outfit. Buzz works far better as a standalone than those tiresome Toy Story movies, of which not a one have I been able to tolerate more than a few minutes' viewing - like the 6 wasted Tolkien-based cinematic wrecks. Thong Stanks even as an animated character leaves me flat as an IHOP pancake. But I have to give props where props is due, that urban Radar O'Reilly in Seinfeld was absolutely hilarious as Zurg, which like Connick in the contemporary The Iron Giant (1999), has to be his best role (can't see em); he just really lived & breathed the dark comedic Evil - which like Baltar in Battlestar Galactica kept getting shot down, but such a delight to see unfold (except in the most serious episode, Revenge Of The Monsters, in which Zurg demonstrated chilling Darth Vader-like ruthlessness). I love everything about Buzz Lightyear - the many famous guest voices, including Nichelle Nichols & Judge Mills Lane of all people, lending depth to even a single appearance which leaves the stale repertoire of The Simpsons sounding even more hear-through than it already was. The Comedy Relief duo of slick-witted XR & worried but loyal Booster alone provide more laughs than the above-mentioned, but the best feature of this program I wonder has been appreciated to the fullest that it deserves - namely the Background Score. This Adam Berry was so clearly inspired by, though not merely derivative of, space opera music legends like Alexander Courage & his crew - and especially, & ironically given the 1999 date (Barf Wars 1) that sadly heralded the start of his "your powers are weak!" downhill slide, John Williams. His opening music alone has a catchy vigor to it that makes the audience eager to see what's coming, which the opening-credits fanfares so evocative of, yet a freshened take on, Star Trek & Star Wars, leave a practically Marvin the Martian-like "Oh goody!" feeling. He pairs his music to the action with the old-school skill of Stallings, Franklyn & Curtin. But Adam Berry created atmospheric themes aside from the exciting "galactic" ones that bring to mind the Millennium Falcon pursuit(s) in The Empire Strikes Back (1980), such as the sweet music that underwrote Princess Mira's reunion with her estranged lover from the wrong side of the planetary tracks & the seductively potent little horns-infused theme which accompanied Buzz's rowr-rowr smackdown of Gravitina (just to save the galaxy, of course). There were a few thuds, unsurprisingly, as in any filmed presentation, but while a kiddy cartoon, the writing in Buzz - like the other 3 - is not "childish;" the plotlines & dialogue have an adult-level quality that's edumacational without being patronizing, sprinkled with some "wickedness" that would have had the clammy handed censors in the Dark Ages '50s flapping their Tara fans & swooning on the divan -'& of course banning it. I haven't seen any of them on tv for quite awhile - that cursed Rodent either has them entombed somewhere or syndicated out of my reach - but an ancient modality called "vhs" provides archival (& commercial-free) footage; I just have to replace the machine & voila! That vapid stupid Mouse that destroyed Star Wars is left to shake its mitt & grit its choppers in "Curse you!" fury like Zurg while I reacquaint myself with delights I never could have imagined possible from an outfit making bank off such uncreatively named balderdash like "cars." (sic). I had among other anniversaries last year both good & not - "I wonder why" - forgotten about Buzz Lightyear & Co.'s 20th anniversary, but the original NOS4A2 (heisted for the title of some recent tv show or other), the other villainous threats to Star Command, & the dedicated Rangers under the fierce gaze of crusty Commander Nebula will ever have the power to make me laugh, thrill to the music & enjoy the ride "To infinity!" infinite times. Thanks for that, Rat!