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{{character|image=Al oft.jpg|performer=Uncredited|appear=''[[Cars]]''<br>''[[Mater the Greater]]''<br>''[[Cars 2]]''}}
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{{Character|image=Al oft.jpg|performer=[[Brian Fee]] <small>(uncredited)</small><ref>[http://www.slashfilm.com/cars-3-interview-director-brian-fee/2/ ‘Cars 3’ Interview: Director Brian Fee on the Story's Evolution, Improvisation in Animation & More]</ref>|appear=''[[Cars]]''<br>''[[Mater the Greater]]''<br>''[[Cars 2]]''<br>''[[Cars 3]]''<br>}}
'''Al Oft''' is a character in ''[[Cars]]''.
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'''Al Oft''' is a cameo character in ''[[Cars]]''.
   
[[File:Aloftcars.jpeg|thumb|Al Oft in Cars
 
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==''Cars''==
 
==''Cars''==
"'''Al''' is high on life. As an endorsement billboard in the sky for the [[Lightyear]] Tire company (proud sponsor of the[[Piston Cup]]), he loves to provide those grand images high above the track. He's just happy that his job sends him to great sporting events because he always has the best seat in the house!"<ref>"Cars Finder" (supplementary material on Blu Ray Disc release of ''Cars''). 2007. Blu Ray Disc. Walt Disney Home Entertainment, 2007.</ref>[[File:Aloftcars2.png|thumb|A Lightyear Blimp in Cars 2
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"Al is high on life. As an endorsement billboard in the sky for the [[Lightyear]] Tire company (proud sponsor of the [[2006 Piston Cup|Piston Cup]]), he loves to provide those grand images high above the track. He's just happy that his job sends him to great sporting events, because he always has the best seat in the house!"<ref>"Car Finder" (supplementary material on Blu-ray Disc release of ''Cars''). 2007. Blu-ray Disc. Walt Disney Home Entertainment, 2007.</ref>
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== ''Cars 2'' ==
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==''Cars Toons''==
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Al Oft appears briefly at the beginning of ''[[Mater the Greater]]''.
   
A Lightyear blimp appears in [[Cars 2|''Cars 2'']], but it is not confirmed if it's Al Oft.
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==''Cars 2''==
==Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales==
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In ''[[Cars 2]]'', Al Oft is seen flying over [[Porto Corsa]] at the second [[World Grand Prix]] race.
[[File:Mss-materthagreater.png|thumb|Al OFt in Mater the Greater]]
 
   
Al Oft appears briefly at the beginning of [[Mater the Greater]].
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==''Cars 3''==
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Al Oft also returns in ''[[Cars 3]]'', according to [[Brian Fee]].<ref>[http://www.slashfilm.com/cars-3-interview-director-brian-fee/2/ ‘Cars 3’ Interview: Director Brian Fee on the Story's Evolution, Improvisation in Animation & More]</ref>
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* According to Cars Finder, Al Oft is an Aaron Fullogas. This, of course, is not a real make and model for ablimp.
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*According to Car Finder, Al Oft is an Aaron Fullogas. This, of course, is not a real make and model for a blimp. "Fullogas" is a play on the words "full of gas" or "full o' gas."
* Instead of the traditional "Goodyear" logo branded across its side, Al's logo says "Lightyear". This is a reference to [[Buzz Lightyear]] from ''[[Toy Story]]''.
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*Al Oft is an allusion to the classic "Goodyear" blimps seen at many sports events. Instead of the traditional "Goodyear" logo branded across its side, Al's logo says "Lightyear." This is a reference to [[Buzz Lightyear]] from ''[[Toy Story]]''.
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*His name is a play on the word "aloft."
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*[[Colin Cowling]] from [[DisneyToon Studios]]' ''[[Planes]]'' bears a resemblance to Al Oft.
   
==Diecasts==
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==Gallery==
<gallery captionaling="left">
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<gallery captionalign="left">
Sc-al-oft-wm.jpg|Al Oft's first diecast.
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AlOft.jpg|Car Finder Screenshot
Woc-al-oft.jpg|World of Cars diecast.
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AlOftCars.jpg
Woc-al-oft-over-sized.jpeg|Over-sized diecast.
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AlOftCars.png
Ror-al-oft.jpg|Race-o-Rama diecast.
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88877.PNG
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Aloftheader.jpg
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AlOftCarsGame.PNG
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Aloftcars.jpeg|Al Oft in ''Cars''
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Aloftcars2.png|Al Oft in ''Cars 2''
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Mss-materthagreater.png|Al Oft in ''Mater the Greater''
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Al_Oft_in_Cars_2.jpg
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Sc-al-oft-wm.jpg|Al Oft's first die-cast.
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Woc-al-oft.jpg|World of Cars die-cast.
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Woc-al-oft-over-sized.jpeg|Over-sized die-cast.
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Ror-al-oft.jpg|Race-o-Rama die-cast.
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Al_oft 2013 diecast.jpg|2013 die-cast packaging
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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[[Category:Cars Characters|Oft, Al]]
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{{DEFAULTSORT:Oft, Al}}
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[[Category:Cars Characters]]
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[[Category:Cars Toons Characters]]
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[[Category:Cars 2 Characters]]
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[[Category:Cars 3 Characters]]

Latest revision as of 17:53, April 23, 2020

Al Oft is a cameo character in Cars.


CarsEdit

"Al is high on life. As an endorsement billboard in the sky for the Lightyear Tire company (proud sponsor of the Piston Cup), he loves to provide those grand images high above the track. He's just happy that his job sends him to great sporting events, because he always has the best seat in the house!"[2]

Cars ToonsEdit

Al Oft appears briefly at the beginning of Mater the Greater.

Cars 2Edit

In Cars 2, Al Oft is seen flying over Porto Corsa at the second World Grand Prix race.

Cars 3Edit

Al Oft also returns in Cars 3, according to Brian Fee.[3]

TriviaEdit

  • According to Car Finder, Al Oft is an Aaron Fullogas. This, of course, is not a real make and model for a blimp. "Fullogas" is a play on the words "full of gas" or "full o' gas."
  • Al Oft is an allusion to the classic "Goodyear" blimps seen at many sports events. Instead of the traditional "Goodyear" logo branded across its side, Al's logo says "Lightyear." This is a reference to Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story.
  • His name is a play on the word "aloft."
  • Colin Cowling from DisneyToon Studios' Planes bears a resemblance to Al Oft.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ‘Cars 3’ Interview: Director Brian Fee on the Story's Evolution, Improvisation in Animation & More
  2. "Car Finder" (supplementary material on Blu-ray Disc release of Cars). 2007. Blu-ray Disc. Walt Disney Home Entertainment, 2007.
  3. ‘Cars 3’ Interview: Director Brian Fee on the Story's Evolution, Improvisation in Animation & More
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