Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series #CRHGG14

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Did you used to watch Pee-wee’s Playhouse? Well now you can again! All 45 crazy episodes PLUS the Pee-wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special are digitally re-mastered so that you can watch the episodes whenever you want! The complete series is available on Blu-ray or you can get Seasons 1 and 2 on DVD.

8 Discs
18.5 hrs run-time
Production Date: 1986-1990

Pee-wee’s Playhouse Special Features

OVER 4 HOURS of brand-new interviews with the cast and crew, plus never-seen, behind-the-scenes footage—all part of TEN FEATURETTES, including:

    • Building the Playhouse
    • Opening the Playhouse
    • Writing for the Playhouse
    • The Look of the Playhouse
    • Music of the Playhouse
    • The Cast of the Playhouse
    • Puppets of the Playhouse
    • Animating the Playhouse
    • A Very Merry Christmas Special
    • Fans and Memorabilia of the Playhouse
    • These featurettes include interviews with actors Laurence Fishburne (Cowboy Curtis), S. Epatha Merkerson (Reba the mail lady), Lynne Marie Stewart (Miss Yvonne) and John Paragon (Jambi the genie).
    • Mark Mothersbaugh and Danny Elfman explain the music of the show and the Emmy award-winning production design team of Gary Panter, Wayne White and Ric Heitzman explain how the sets and puppets were imagined and produced.
    • Animation Supervisor of all 5 seasons of Pee-wee’s Playhouse, Prudence Fenton (Liquid Television) talks about all the types of animation used in the program and animators Peter Lord and David Sproxton (Wallace & Gromit) discuss their contributions.
    • Ve Neill, the multi-Oscar winning make-up artist talks about designing the make-up ‘looks’. Two of the shows writers talk about how the scripts were created.
    • Other cast and crew explain, in fascinating detail, stories from the production of Pee-wee’s Playhouse. If that weren’t enough, many of the shows puppeteers and voice artists are interviewed about how the puppet characters were brought to life.

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