BURN-E (stylized with an interpunct as BURN·E) is a computer animated short film created by Pixar in 2008. It is a parallel spin-off from the feature-length movie WALL-E. A repair robot named BURN-E is a minor character from the movie, and the film is intercut with scenes from WALL-E, which takes place concurrently. WALL-Es director Andrew Stanton acted as co-writer and executive producer on BURN-E. It premiered in theaters with Zootopia on March 4, 2016.
While clinging to the ship carrying EVE back to the Axiom as shown in the original film, WALL-E runs his hand through the rings of Saturn. One rock particle gains enough speed to become a meteorite, which collides with a running light on the Axiom and destroys it. Seeing this, AUTO activates the supply unit SUPPLY-R and dispatches the welding robot BURN-E to repair the damage. BURN-E shuts off the power supply to the broken light and gets a new one from SUPPLY-R, but while he is preparing to weld it in place, EVE's ship docks with the Axiom; distracted by the arrival and WALL-E's wave, BURN-E lets the new light float off into space.
|author||Jim Reardon Pete Docter|
|genre||comedy science fiction|
|keywords||airlock blowtorch escape pod hyperspace lockout-tagout meteorite original film post-credits scene rings of saturn shuts off wall-e|
|productionCompany||Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Pictures|
|publisher||Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment|
|theme||animated animated short short|