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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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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

According to Mark Mothersbaugh, he would compose the music for each episode just four days before they aired. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Jambi: Your wish is granted. Long live Jambi!
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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 The Rock-afire Explosion (2008) 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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Frequently Asked Questions

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Great Yesterday, Better Today
11 April 1999 | by DragulaSee all my reviews

Well If you are wondering what that means I guess I should tell you. There were some stuff in this show I did not understand as a kid that I understand now. Mostly the jokes, and I pay more attention now on what's happening. But still this was positively one of the greatest shows I have ever watched in my life. Pee Wee Herman Kicks. The characters were funny, the cartoons were good, I use to scream at the secret word, I would always get excited when someone was coming over too the Playhouse. ESPECALLY MRS. STEVE!!! And Cowboy Curtis. Whoever is reading this I just got one thing too tell you. WATCH IT!!! THIS SHOW RULES!!!


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