Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)

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Corrected entry: Following the "Large Marge" scene, Pee Wee enters a restaurant with a plaque honoring Large Marge. The dates suggest Marge would have only been 37 at the time of her accident. Alice Nunn would have been 58 at the movie release. The character is portrayed as a woman over 50 years of age.

Adam Hills-Meyer

Correction: It's a bar, not a restaurant, and if there's a plaque honoring Large Marge it's safe to assume she was a long-time, frequent customer. So you've got years of alcohol use aging her prematurely. Truckers in the 80s were often heavy smokers. So you've got years of tobacco use aging her prematurely. Finally, truckers sit in the sun beating through their windows all day every day. So you've got years of UV light exposure aging her prematurely. Large Marge looked like a trucker in her late 30s-early 40s to me.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: When Pee-Wee is kicked out of Mickey's car, he doesn't get his hitchhiking bag back, yet later, when he jumps onto the boxcar to get away from Andy, the bag is with him.

Correction: Not sure what exactly you are looking at but he but after Mickey says out, he chucks the bag out of the back seat and Pee-wee has it in the next scene with the headlight glasses.

Corrected entry: When Pee-Wee gets a ride with the escaped convict, he gets in the car and he leaves his "Texas" sign on the road. In the next shot, as they drive off, it is not there. (00:33:50)

Correction: His sign is there, just on the immediate left.


Corrected entry: Just before PeeWee pours the Mr. T cereal over his pancakes, there are two pieces of toast lying on the table. After he begins eating the cereal only one piece of toast remains. (00:07:00)


Correction: Have a closer look. The second slice of toast is there beside the other slice, although only the crust edge is visible because the glass jar is blocking the rest of the slice from view.

Super Grover Premium member

Corrected entry: In the scene where Mario "disappears" in the magic shop, if you look closely through the smoke you can see him duck down behind the counter.


Correction: That's sort of the point, he's selling Pee Wee stage magic.

Grumpy Scot

Corrected entry: When Pee Wee goes into the magic shop right before his bike is taken, the letters that read the name of the shop on the glass door are facing the wrong way (the letters are facing inside, making it look backwards outside)

Correction: In the deleted scene "Amazing Larry" we see at the end of the scene as the door is opened that the glass is actually tinted and therefore what is on the inside of the glass would not be seen from the outside. There is actually lettering on the outside of the glass facing outward as well as the lettering facing inside that we see in the actual movie.

Corrected entry: When Pee-Wee is in the Tour de France, his bike is plain. There are no decorations on. When he takes it out from the hiding spot, everything is back on.

Correction: The Tour de France sequence was a dream. It didn't have to make sense.

Corrected entry: When Pee-Wee goes to the fortune teller to find out about his stolen bike, she tells him that for $20 she can tell him a lot. He gives her only 5 bundled up one dollar bills, but she goes ahead and tells him about his bike. Why isn't she complaining that she got paid only $5 and not $20?

Correction: She isn't complaining about the five dollars because she was going to give him bad advice anyway. Five dollars is better than nothing.

Visible crew/equipment: When Pee Wee is chaining up his beloved bike you can see the long chain coming up through the bottom of the bike box. Full screen version only. (00:13:40)

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Question: When Pee-Wee offers gum to Francis and Mr. Buxton as a peace offering, what was it with the gum that caused Mr. Buxton to scream?

Answer: It was some sort of gag gum (popular in the past) that either had hot pepper/cinnamon or simply tasted terrible.

Brian Katcher

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