Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986–1991)

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Pee-Wee Herman and his friends have wacky, imaginative fun in his unique playhouse.

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 Pee-wee Herman / ... (45 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Globey / ... (35 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 Chairry / ... (30 episodes, 1986-1990)
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 King of Cartoons (22 episodes, 1987-1990)
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 Pterri / ... (19 episodes, 1986-1990)
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Each show, Pee-Wee Herman comes to his wonderful playhouse where anything can happen. Whether it be screaming at the secret word, entertaining friends like Cowboy Curtis and Ms. Yvonne, or enjoying animation clips presented by the King of Cartoons or the stories of the claymation girl, Penny; there's always lots of fun things to do. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Ranked #10 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Top Cult Shows Ever!" (30 May 2004 issue). See more »

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Pee-wee: I know you are but what am I?
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Pee-wee's Playhouse Theme
Written by George McGrath, Mark Mothersbaugh and Paul Reubens
Sung by Cyndi Lauper (as Ellen Shaw)
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lemme think.. peeweefan liking PeeWee's Playhouse?
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How much fun was this show? If you didn't like it, I feel a bit sorry for you. I know I can't help but "SMILE" everytime I think of this show, and PeeWee in particular. I had no favorite characters, nor storylines - i just let it take me away, and let it stand on its own merits. Isn't it a shame that, altho it wasnt that long ago, it seems like it was a simpler time?

From those of us fans, WE MISS YOU, PAUL! PeeWee was the best, and my life is better for having seen and enjoyed the experience.


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