Skip to comments.The Pee-wee Herman Show is back....
Posted on 08/18/2009 6:17:41 AM PDT by Willie Green
If youve been waiting since the 80s to see an overstuffed talking chair catapult a suit clad man-child into a fantastic like sketch, youre day has finally come. The Pee-wee Herman Show is back and this time, Paul Reubens promises to keep it in his gray polyesters. Reubens said, Its time . I've put part of him away for a long time, but part of him has always been here with me. I think it will be like riding a bike - which is not a bad analogy for Pee-wee, by the way."
Thats right; the long-awaited return of Pee-wee Herman has arrived and he is right back where he started
The Pee-wee franchise continued in 1986 when CBS premiered a series, Pee-wees Playhouse, based on the original stage show. The series went on to air for 5 seasons, earning 22 Emmy Awards. It had the potential to continue its limelight success, if in July of 1991, Paul Reubens hadnt succeeded in obliterating his and Pee-wees career. Reubens was arrested for masturbating in public, the kind of notoriety childrens stars should avoid, essentially retiring Pee-wee instantly. Then in 2004, Reubens pled guilty to misdemeanor charges of possessing obscene materials of minors engaged in sexual conduct. At least we know why he named his alter ego character Pee-wee. (Insert guttural Ha ha
I know you are, but what am I?)
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Must admit, even tho’ I was a young adult when the show came out, I loved it.
ogawd so ‘old millenium.’ I can’t imagine what a pee wee for the new millenium would be like. either really lame or really bizarre.
I did too. My oldest son was born in 1986. So that gave me the excuse to watch it.
And I did.
So now.... They want to revise the Pee Wee Herman shows? Great idea. And in the interests of cultural diversity.... I suggest they select our very own POTUS as the “new” Pee Wee.
The visual similarities are amazing. Put Obama in a gray suit and bow tie..... How would anyone know the difference?
His show was funny when I was a kid.
And with the Internet, he can keep his wanking private.
“Big feet, big boots!”
I last saw Paul Reubens on an episode of “Hung,” playing the hen-pecked husband of the main protagonist’s client. For a moment, I thought that HE would be the client and almost turned it off.
Reubens did the voice of the spaceship in Flight of the Navigator (1986). It was a cute movie.
I used to watch this show with my daughter when she was little...it cracked me me up. Who was the famous actor who got his start on it? Memory fails me...
so a guy who was a registered sex offender and was arrested for possession of child porn is going to be doing a kids show?
It came to me. Laurence Fishbourne was Captain Curtis, and Phil Hartman was one of the writers.
pee wee ping
I guess if Vick has a right to a second chance Pee Wee does too.
Choking your chicken doesnt actually damage the chicken.
I believe Phil Hartman was a character on Pee Wees Playhouse too.
“Hey Michael, you’re a dog killer.”
“I know you are, but what am I?”
Watched it with my kids, we all thought it was hilarious. Not sure if I would enjoy it now, just because of the yuck factor. Too bad, the guy is very talented.
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