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The Pee Wee Herman Show (1981)

An adult-oriented version of what would eventually become an award-winning children's classic. This version of the show features Pee-wee's playhouse and many of the characters of the later ... See full summary »

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Tito Larriva ...
Hammy
Nicole Panter ...
Susan
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Kap'n Karl
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Hermit Hattie
Monica Ganas ...
Mrs. Jelly Donut
Brian Seff ...
Mr. Jelly Donut
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Joan
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An adult-oriented version of what would eventually become an award-winning children's classic. This version of the show features Pee-wee's playhouse and many of the characters of the later series, but with adult and sexual overtones and jokes including "mirror shoes" and others. Written by Joe Pranevich <knight@wwaves.com>

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11 September 1981 (USA)  »

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Шоу Коротышки Германа  »

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Pee Wee Herman: Hi, Kap'n Karl!
Kap'n Karl: Hello, Pee Wee.
Pee Wee Herman: [Karl is fishing] Fishing, huh?
Kap'n Karl: Yeah, I'm fishing!
Pee Wee Herman: I've been wishing.
Kap'n Karl: Well, you can't live on wishes, Pee Wee, you can live on fishes!
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) See more »

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Pee-wee, rated PG-13
31 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is early Pee Wee filmed at the Roxy Theater in Hollywood. I picked this video up to entertain my kid and ended up watching it myself. It was great. Much funnier that the TV show that would come much later.


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