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074 – TFFP: Pee Wee Double Feature Part 1 – Pee Wee’s Big Adventure (1985)

EP74- Pee Wee Herman Double-Feature - courtesy of Kevin Spencer @ inkspatters.comIn this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we’re talking Pee Wee’s Big Adventure (1985) AND Big Top Pee Wee (1988)! Wait a tic! What’s that?!? You say, the boys went on about Pee Wee’s Big Adventure for so long that they decided to break this bad boy into a two parter?

Say it’s so!

Well, it is so. This week it’s Part 1 where we focus on the Big Adventure and next week we’ll roll out Part 2 when we go under the Big Top with Senor Pee Wee (Can you say Adobe? Adobe!).

Directed by: Tim Burton

Screenplay by: Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens, and Michael Varhol

Starring: Pee Wee Herman, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, and Diane Salinger

Background Info (from Wikipedia)Pee-wee’s Big Adventure is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Tim Burton in his full-length debut and starring Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman. Reubens also co-wrote the script withPhil Hartman and Michael Varhol. Supporting roles are played by Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger and Judd Omen. Pee-wee’s Big Adventure tells the story of Pee-wee Herman embarking on nation-wide adventure in search of his stolen bicycle.

This week’s movie picks are:

Jason’s Pick:

Beetlejuice (1988)

Joel’s Pick:

The Big Picture (1989)

Next week we’re talking about… Big Top Pee Wee (1988) for the second part of our Pee Wee Herman Double Feature!

Special thanks to:

The fantastic show-notes art provided by artist Kevin Spencer. Check out his other groovy artwork at, and like his Facebook page, The Art of Kevin Spencer.

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