Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Factual error: Towards the end when Pee Wee is being chased through the sound stage, he comes out through the open doors and the red light is flashing that indicates that filming is going on. But if the light were on, the doors would not be open. They also take a while to open, so it's not like they could have just swung open right before Pee Wee got there. (01:14:30)

Krista

Factual error: When you see Large Marge's memorial in the diner it says that the day she died was January 11 and when Pee Wee goes to Texas and is running from Andy there is a Día de los Muertos parade going on. That holiday actually takes place on November 1st and 2nd, that's a major time difference of ten months. (00:44:05 - 00:59:30)

Vickilyn666

Revealing mistake: When the pancakes are sticking to the ceiling, you can see that when one hits the ceiling, it jumps. The pancakes were actually being dropped on the floor with an upside down shot. (00:05:45)

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Biker #1: Did anybody tell you that this is the private club of the Satan's Helpers?
Pee-wee: Nobody hipped me to that, dude.
Biker #1: It's off-limits.

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Trivia: Tim Burton appears in a cameo when Pee Wee is accosted in the alley on his way to the psychic. He says to Pee Wee, "we don't take kindly to strangers on our turf!" (00:30:35)

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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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