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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 »

Writers:

Paul Reubens (conceived by), Phil Hartman | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Paul Reubens ... Pee Wee Herman
John Moody ... Mailman Mike
John Paragon ... Jambi the Genie / Pterry-Dactyl (voice)
Tito Larriva ... Hammy
Nicole Panter Nicole Panter ... Susan
Phil Hartman ... Kap'n Karl
Lynne Marie Stewart ... Miss Yvonne
Edie McClurg ... Hermit Hattie
Monica Ganas Monica Ganas ... Mrs. Jelly Donut
Brian Seff Brian Seff ... Mr. Jelly Donut
Joan Leizman ... 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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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Шоу Коротышки Германа See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The doll that Pee Wee introduces as "Mr Mondo" is actually a toy doll called "Hugo: Man of a Thousand Faces". The doll came with a few items to change Hugo's face such as mustaches, eyeglasses and wigs and was a popular toy in the 1970s. See more »

Quotes

Pee Wee Herman: [Hammy's fly is down] Hey Hammy, got a license to sell hot dogs?
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Connections

References The Gumby Show (1956) See more »

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Cool Man
13 July 2001 | by peeweehoglieSee all my reviews

This was the first show I ever saw Pee-wee Herman and I thought he was funny on The Pee-wee Herman Show. The other actors are good but Pee-wee was funniest out of all the actors. I first saw this when I was little and I laughed out loud and I almost cried because I believe that Pee-wee is the funniest comedian in the world. The show was cool and I rate it 10 out of 10 because Pee-wee is the funniest and the whole show is funny.


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