Pee-Wee Herman is undoubtedly one of the most eccentric fictional characters over the last 30 years. Despite having many movies and TV shows to his name, Paul Reubens has become even more interesting than his on-screen persona…. In fact, it is reported that the relationship helped the actor overcome depression caused by his arrest.
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Let the fun begin, it's time to let down your hair! Pee-wee's so excited, 'cause all his friends have been invited that's you! To go wacky, at pee-wee's playhouse!
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HBO taped and aired one of the Herman Show performances in CBS originally approached Reubens to create a cartoon series, but the actor — a fan of classic live-action series like The Howdy Doody Show and Captain Kangaroo — countered with the idea of a live-action series that would be a less-adult version of The Pee-wee Herman Show. My career is ruined, oh no!
It was sung by Cyndi Lauper doing her Betty Boop impersonation. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki.
Thanks to Shout! The voice came from a stage production that I was involved in. And then the name came from a kid I knew who was kind of off-the-wall.
Pee-wee's Playhouse is an American children's television program starring Paul Reubens as the childlike Pee-wee Herman which ran from to on Saturday mornings on CBSand airing in reruns until July While enjoying continuous popularity with the show, Reubens teamed with young director Tim Burton in to make the comedy film Pee-wee's Big Adventure. Epatha Merkerson.
Factory Blu-ray boxed set of Pee-wee's Playhouse: The Complete Seriesa painstakingly restored collection that is a boon for fans of the beloved Saturday morning classic. In honor of the release, we're dishing up 20 fun facts you may not have known about the Playhousefrom the TV shows that inspired Paul Reubens's creation to the next time you might see Pee-wee on the big screen. These facts are so fun, in fact, that we're sure you're going to love them.