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In the sequel to "Pee Wee's Big Adventure", Pee-Wee Herman is a simple farmer in a small town. But after a big storm blows their way, a circus ends up at Pee Wee's farm. So he lets the ... See full summary »

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Pee-wee Herman (as Pee-wee Herman)
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Gina Piccolapupula
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Vance the Pig (voice)
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Midge Montana
Albert Henderson ...
Mr. Ryan
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Otis
David Byrd ...
Deke
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Mrs. Dill
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Mrs. Haynes
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Joe the Blacksmith (as Leo V. Gordon)
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Pearl
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Sheriff
Jay Robinson ...
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In the sequel to "Pee Wee's Big Adventure", Pee-Wee Herman is a simple farmer in a small town. But after a big storm blows their way, a circus ends up at Pee Wee's farm. So he lets the circus stay at his farm for a while. The circus decides to put on a show with one lovable star, Pee-Wee! Written by James Preston

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22 July 1988 (USA)  »

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When the Sheriff enters Mr. Ryan's Store to tell everyone about the Storm, Otis switches from standing next to the Sheriff and Mr. Ryan between shots. See more »

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Gina Piccolapupula: Snowball's a clown mace. Clowns aren't funny.
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Pee-Wee Herman Had A Farm
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Let the haters hate, but...
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...i thought it was hilarious! Silly, stupid, outlandish, and unbelievable. Exactly what any and all of Pee-Wee's adventures should be. Sure it is no "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure", but that one has been done already. We don't need the same old, same old, that's what kills most sequels. That's what kills most everything that comes out of Hollywood. "Hangover 2" anybody? "Basic Instinct 2", can I get a witness?! Or, the worst of the worst, the remakes of incredible foreign films, just because most Americans hate to read. If you are looking for a cinematic experience then rent yourself a Peter Greenaway film, but if you are looking to loose yourself in a fantastic fantasy land full of funny then look no further than "Big Top Pee-Wee".


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