Trivia: EVE's iPod-like design can be attributed to the fact that she was designed by the same man who designed the iPod, Johnny Ive.

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Trivia: WALL-E stands for "Waste Allocation Load Lifter - Earth Class," EVE stands for "Extra Terrestrial Vegetation Evaluator," and M-O stands for "Microbe Obliterator," confirmed in Cineworld Unlimited Magazine.

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Trivia: When Wall-E has to restart himself in the beginning of the movie - after the solar charge - his booting up noise is the iconic Apple sound.

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Trivia: When EVE is first scanning the planet, she scans the Pizza Planet truck from Pixar's Toy Story. (00:20:20)

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Trivia: Because of Ben Burtt's work in the Original Star Wars Trilogy, the film was jokingly referred to as R2-D2: The Movie among the staff.

Trivia: Wall-E's love of "Hello, Dolly" is a shout out to creator, Andrew Stanton's high school theater work, according to a local newspaper story (www.eagletribune.com).

Trivia: When EVE unsuccessfully scans the porta-potty for plant life (in the shot immediately before scanning the Apollo command module), it sounds as if she rattles off a very un-ladylike "F-bomb" in disgust. Turn up the volume to hear it. Fairly prominent in the version that airs on the Starz cable channel. (00:20:30)

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Trivia: "A113" is the code for AUTO's directive to stop the humans returning to earth. This is a reference to the classroom at the California Institute of the Arts where character animation is taught and is placed in films as an inside joke by many alumni of the course, appearing, for example, in every Pixar film to date. A fuller list of appearances can be found here. (01:05:00)

Trivia: The rat-sized mechanic robots on the Axiom are designated REM-E, in reference to Remy, the lead character from Pixar's previous film Ratatouille.


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Trivia: After the end credits, the Luxo lamp's light bulb burns out. Wall-E enters the screen and proceeds to replace the bulb. (01:33:20)


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Trivia: When Wall-E leaves orbit on the rocket, they crash through a load of satellites. One of the satellites stuck to Wall-E is Sputnik, which according to the DVD commentary, was added on purpose as a tribute. (00:32:10)


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Trivia: The famous Luxo lamp makes an appearance as an arm of the sculpture Wall-E makes for Eve. (00:20:50)


Trivia: When the rocket that delivers EVE powers up to takeoff, the sound effect used is the same as the Lawmaster cycle in Judge Dredd as it powers up before exiting the building. (00:14:00)


Trivia: The first Pixar film to be nominated for six Academy Awards.

Trivia: The first human dialogue doesn't begin until 39 minutes into the movie. (00:38:05)

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Trivia: When Wall-E opens his truck for the first time in the film, we see several wide shots of the interior. In the first close up shot of the shelves containing Wall-E's treasures, there is a shelf containing two bowling pins. Look between the heads of the pins and you can see Rex from Toy Story sitting on the shelf between them. (00:06:05)

Trivia: Red, the unicycle from Pixar's short 'Red's Dream' makes an appearance, lying on his side, in WALL-E's home. He's seen briefly when WALL-E shows EVE his treasures.


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Continuity mistake: When Wall-E presents Eve with the plant, he is facing her directly. When Eve is later viewing the footage from her security camera, Wall-E is shown facing at an angle towards the left of the screen, instead of straight ahead.

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Question: Just a question about the remarkable resemblance to Johnny Five from the Short Circuit films. Is Wall-E intentionally modeled this way or is it just a coincidence they look so alike?

Answer: It certainly wasn't intentional, although the director, Andrew Stanton, has acknowledged that he did see Short Circuit many years ago and agrees that it could well have been a subconscious influence. WALL-E was principally designed with the job that he does in mind - the design brief was to consider WALL-E as an appliance first, what he would need to look like in order to do his job efficiently, then work out how to read emotion into the character after that. Stanton has stated that the chief inspiration for WALL-E's eyes came from a pair of binoculars, which he decided looked happy or sad depending on which way up they were.

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