I do plan on animating BigToon and LilToon interacting in some fashion eventually.
I've been working in Maya for about 3 years or so now. Rendering used to take a little while when I used the GIJoe Global Illumination plugin, but with just the normal lighting I have now, it only takes maybe 4 or 5 minutes.
The total scene came to 300,843 polys, excluding NURBs, which were most of the pots and pans and stuff.
I use a fairly high-end Gateway brand PC.
Specs are: Pentium4 2 Ghz processor, 1 GB RDRAM, 75 Gig hard drive space (2 hard drives), GeForce4 Ti4600 Gphx card.
Here's what I'm going to submit as the final: