Buzz Lightyear is a fictional character and one of the main protagonists in the Pixar animated film series “Toy Story.” The character was first introduced in the original “Toy Story” film, which was released in 1995. Buzz Lightyear is a space ranger action figure who initially believes he is a real space-faring hero sent on a mission to protect the galaxy from the evil Emperor Zurg.
Buzz Lightyear’s character is known for his confidence, bravery, and a strong sense of duty. However, his belief in being a real space ranger is challenged when he meets Woody, a cowboy doll, and other toys in Andy’s room. Throughout the “Toy Story” series, Buzz learns the truth about his identity as a toy and develops strong friendships with Woody and the other toys.