Pee-wee's Big Adventure

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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Trivia: Just as Pee-Wee walks into the Joke Shop at the beginning of the film (after he chains his bike to the clown), there is a mini-poster of Elvira on the shop's wall. (00:14:25)

Trivia: When Pee-wee walks into Mario's Magic Shop, there is an imperial stormtrooper helmet from Star Wars on the top shelf on the left. (00:14:25)

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Trivia: Despite his child like appearance (as it is meant to be), Paul Reubens was around 33 years old when doing this movie.

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Continuity mistake: When P.W. is escaping certain trouble somehow his handle bar comes off (with ribbons) a new one is replaced (without ribbons) - cool bike huh? But in the next scene the new handle has ribbons... (01:13:00)

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Pee-wee: Life can be so unfair.
Mickey: You telling ME?

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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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