How old was Laurence Fishburne on Pee-wee’s Playhouse?
When production began in March 1976, he was just 14 years old, having lied about his age to get the part. Filming took so long that he actually was 17 years old upon its completion.
Why did Pee-wee Herman get Cancelled?
The show — canceled in April because of poor ratings — had been in reruns at 11:30 a.m. every Saturday. Also yesterday, Disney-MGM Studios in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., pulled a two-minute video on its backstage tour in which Pee-wee explains how voice tracks are worked into film.
Who was black cowboy in Pee-wee Herman show?
When Laurence Fishburne pictured himself one day playing a cowboy onscreen, he pictured himself as the prototypical Western hero. Then he was cast as as the goofy Cowboy Curtis on Pee-wee’s Playhouse.
What years was Pee-wee’s Playhouse on?
Pee-wee’s Playhouse is an American television series starring Paul Reubens as the childlike Pee-wee Herman which ran from 1986 to 1990 on Saturday mornings on CBS, and airing in reruns until July 1991.