The toys go on a road trip, when an unexpected event leads them to a roadside motel, after one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious, monstrous, and terrifying sequence of events that must be solved.
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I don't think the trilogy should be touched, but these specials and the shorts are a great way to keep the franchise alive and tell new stories without having to outdo themselves with a full-length narrative.
It starts as a fun spoof and homage to old horror movies made for the Halloween season before ending up as a rewrite of the second film but instead of having a crazed collector there is a crazed seller of items on eBay instead. Carl Weathers' pep talk as new action hero figure add some new energy to the film and having Timothy Dalton being a film critic for a whole film is worth a star on it's own.