A special "It's That Episode" bonus episode.
Pat O'Brien watches Pee-Wee Herman on the debut episode of the short-lived The Late Show with Joan Rivers. Pee-Wee dishes about his sex life and Pat talks about the magical moment when Pee-Wee inspired him to break free from training wheels.
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Paul Reubens was on Kimmel to promote the new Tron animated series, so parents can recommend it to their kids, I guess. But in the clip above, Kimmel does cut to the chase and gets an update on the long-rumored Apatow produced Pee-Wee movie. As he says, the script is done and they're looking to shoot in September, October, November, which are all soon months. Though, as you can see in the clip below, Reubens admits to frequently lying in interviews, so maybe this Pee-Wee movie isn't happening. Or maybe, the story about lying isn't true. Maybe, nothing is true. But probably everything is, hooray!
Here's Paul Reubens on the fate of the in-development Pee-Wee Herman movie that Judd Apatow is producing: "Paul Rust and I just turned in a draft to Judd last week. He’s bringing such an interesting side to it. He’s constantly having us talk about and address the emotional core of Pee-wee Herman. It’s adding a dimension I never had before. Judd, if you’re reading this, I think it’s ready to green light!"
Judd Apatow, who's producing a new Pee Wee Herman movie, had this to say about whether or not we'll see what Pee Wee has been up to for the last 25 years: "No, it exists in its own world but it’s very imaginative. I think that’s one of the best characters of all time for me. It’s like W.C. Fields… It’s more like The Simpsons where in every episode he grew up in a different decade."
I bought tickets to The Pee Wee Herman Show on Broadway as soon they went on sale back in May. I knew it was a bit risky, considering the initial first revival attempt in Los Angeles in 2009 was canceled in favor of moving it to a bigger theater. But it wasn't until Pee Wee whipped the Internet into a frenzy with recent Twitter musings and Foursquare check-ins when it really sunk it — this show is definitely happening.
It was opening night and the crowd was full of aging Gen-Xers and assorted Pee Wee enthusiasts. The houselights went down, and Pee Wee poked out shyly in [...]