OhHappyDAY. Pee Wee Herman is coming back!! Even though I have a tendency to sound like a self-righteous church lady when it comes to the Cyrus girls and their love of pole dancing, I’m proud to say I raised both my boys on the humor and delight of Pee Wee Herman, and if Paul Reubens brings his live show to Seattle, we are THERE.
We loved Pee Wee’s Big Adventure and Pee Wee’s Playhouse, but the one this still gets the biggest laughs–even now–is the live stage show at the Roxy Theatre he performed for an HBO special back in 1982.
via the L.A. Times, Paul Reubens said:
“I’ve put part of him [Pee Wee] away for a long time but part of him has always been here with me,” the soft-spoken actor said in an interview today. “I think it will be like riding a bike — which is not a bad analogy for Pee-wee, by the way.”
One Christmas, I think Alex was in kindergarten, Santa (ahem)brought the best presents ever…it was all Pee Wee Herman!! Under the tree, he found the full-sized Chairy, Pee Wee jammies and matching robe, colorforms (remember those?), a sweatshirt, all the miniature characters from Pee Wee’s Playhouse, and the giant ventriloquist Pee Wee. I’m sure I’m forgetting a bunch of other cool things.
Mekka-lekka-HI mekka-hiney-HO, bitches!