Sheriff Woody is a 1950s old traditional pullstring cowboy doll, and Andy's favorite toy. Appearing in all three Toy Story films, he usually acts as the leader of Andy's toy group. His rivalry with Buzz forms the basis of the first film's plot. In Toy Story 2, he is stolen at a yard sale by a toy collector named Al, causing the other toys to embark on a rescue mission. In the film, it is stated that he was the star of a television series titled Woody's Roundup. In Toy Story 3, he and the other toys are shipped to a daycare center.