El Materdor

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El Materdor
El Matordor poster.jpg
Screenplay by Scott Morse
Story by Scott Morse
Directed by John Lasseter
Starring Larry the Cable Guy
Keith Ferguson
Theme music composer Bruno Coon
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Kori Rae
Editor(s) Torbin Xan Bullock
Running time 5 minutes
Production company(s) Pixar
Distributor Disney–ABC Domestic Television
Original channel Toon Disney
Original release
  • October 29, 2008 (2008-10-29)

El Materdor is a 2008 Pixar computer animated short film directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Rob Gibbs and Victor Navone. It is the third short in the Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales series. The short features characters from the Cars films and takes place after the events of Cars. It was first released on Toon Disney on October 29, 2008,[1] and was included in the home release of the Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales compilation.[2]


Mater and Lighting McQueen are driving by a Bulldoze Pin and Mater tells McQueen the story of how he used to bullfight bulldozers in Ancient Spain. He was a shiny and hoodey tow-truck and he kept fighting the bulldozer at every pase and the crowed loved him debbuting his name, "El Materdore." However, at one raily the bulldozer eventully cropped him and he feel into a pit of sand which buried him with every car suspecting he is dead. However, he recvores and looses his hood. as he and the bull aguree, more bulls come and chase him. McQueen axiously asks him how he surivied and Mater tells him, "You were there too", and tells him that because he was red the bulldozers loved his paintjob and chased him and Mater was able to defeat them all ending his story. McQueen tells him it diddn't happen but all the bulldozers from the pin escape and chase him. The video ends with Mia & Tia from the story comming behind him and Mater saying, "Ole."

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Home media[edit]

On November 2, 2010, Mater the Greater was released on DVD and Blu-Ray as part of the Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales compilation disc set.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Disney Channel, Toon Disney and ABC Family to Present World Premiere of "Cars Toons"". Bloomberg. 2008-09-25. Retrieved 2012-11-24. 
  2. ^ "Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales Movie Review". 2010-10-31. Retrieved 2012-11-24. 
  3. ^ "Cars Toon: Mater’s Tall Tales Blu-ray". Pixar Talk. Retrieved August 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ Bastoli, Mike (August 13, 2010). "Report: Cars Toons BD/DVD on Nov. 2; no 'Nemo' Blu-ray (2 UPDATES)". Big Screen Animation. Retrieved August 2, 2012. 

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Preceded by
Mater the Greater
Pixar Animation Studios short films
Succeeded by