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Pee-wee's Playhouse 

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

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Paul Reubens
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ric Heitzman Ric Heitzman ...  Mr. Window / ... 45 episodes, 1986-1990
George McGrath ...  Globey / ... 45 episodes, 1986-1990
Alison Mork Alison Mork ...  Chairry / ... 45 episodes, 1986-1990
Paul Reubens ...  Pee-wee Herman / ... 45 episodes, 1986-1990
Wayne White ...  Randy / ... 44 episodes, 1986-1990
John Paragon ...  Jambi / ... 40 episodes, 1986-1990
Kevin Carlson ...  Conky / ... 32 episodes, 1987-1990
Lynne Marie Stewart ...  Miss Yvonne / ... 30 episodes, 1986-1990
William Marshall ...  King of Cartoons 22 episodes, 1987-1990
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Storyline

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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Family | Comedy | Musical

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pee-wee's Playhouse See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(45 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The theme song was sung by Cyndi Lauper, but is listed in the credits by a stage name, Ellen Shaw. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
King of Cartoons: Let the cartoon begin!
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Alternate Versions

When the fourth season premiered, it featured the same title sequence as the second (and third) season. But when the show re-aired on TV years later and its episodes released on VHS and then DVD, Blu-Ray and on Netflix, all fourth season episodes used the fifth season title sequence. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mr. B's Lost Shorts (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

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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User Reviews

Kiddie TV for the kid in EVERYONE
20 April 2003 | by SparkiSee all my reviews

I'm kind of a strange case when it comes to this show. I never watched it when it was being produced because I was 18 and I thought it would be a "baby show." Oh, ha-ha-ha. MY MISTAKE! After it was pulled from the line-up because Paul Reubens had to go and pull his little stunt(among other things that he pulled) in the porno parlor,I read about how 1/3 of his fans were 18+, so I decided to check it out when FoxFamily (now ABC family)aired the repeats in 1998. I was 30. I was hooked. This wasn't just kiddie fare. This was wacky, warpy comedy wih something for everyone. For the kids,it was a straight out kid show, and for adults, it was a wonderfully zany spoof of the kiddie shows they grew up with, and for the ladies . . . there was (girlie-type sigh) Tito, the devastatingly handsome lifeguard at the Playhouse pool (after they let him go, the show was still excellent, but it was missing something. (Ricardo was cute, but nothing like the gorgeous Tito!)Truly a show with something for everyone and I recommend it highly. Comedy, satire, wonderfully cartoony sets, and a caramel-complexioned caballero who's hotter than habanero. It doesn't get much better than that


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