Inside Pee-Wee's Playhouse: The Untold, Unauthorized, and Unpredictable Story of a Pop Phenomenon (Large Print 16pt)

Inside Pee-Wee's Playhouse: The Untold, Unauthorized, and Unpredictable Story of a Pop Phenomenon (Large Print 16pt)

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by Caseen Gaines
     
 

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Between 1986 and 1991, nearly ten million people a week watched Pee - wee's Playhouse, the critically acclaimed and widely successful children's program broadcast on CBS. Now, on the 25th anniversary of the show, the complete behind - the - scenes story is being told for the first time by those who experienced it. Complete with an episode guide, biographical

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Between 1986 and 1991, nearly ten million people a week watched Pee - wee's Playhouse, the critically acclaimed and widely successful children's program broadcast on CBS. Now, on the 25th anniversary of the show, the complete behind - the - scenes story is being told for the first time by those who experienced it. Complete with an episode guide, biographical information about the cast and key members of the show's creative team, never - before - told anecdotes, and previously unpublished photos, Inside Pee - wee's Playhouse takes the first in - depth look behind the program TV Guide recently cited as one of the top ten cult classics of all time. Paul Reubens (as Pee - wee Herman) has been making a comeback since August 2010, appearing on Saturday Night Live, The View, The Jimmy Kimmel Show, Conan, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He starred in a successful stage revival of his live show in January and February of 2010, and it hit Broadway later that year. It's been turned into a special on HBO. His public Twitter and Facebook accounts boast over one million fans and followers. Inside Pee - wee's Playhouse is the first comprehensive look at this amazingly successful (and still revered) children's program. Pee - wee Herman fans have been energized recently by the character's re - emerging presence. From casual fans to devout followers, everyone will be interested in taking a look Inside Pee - wee's Playhouse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781459651364
Publisher:
ReadHowYouWant, LLC
Publication date:
11/21/2012
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.91(d)

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Meet the Author

Caseen Gaines is a pop culture enthusiast who has won awards for essays on The Flip Wilson Show and the Planet of the Apes film series. He is a high school English teacher, the cofounder of Hackensack Theatre Company, and the author of Inside Pee-wee’s Playhouse. He lives in Hackensack, New Jersey.

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Inside Pee-wee's Playhouse: The Untold, Unauthorized, and Unpredictable Story of a Pop Phenomenon 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very enlightening about Pee-wee Herman and some information about the era in general. As I was getting to the wrap up of the book, I realized there were still a lot of pages. I didn't realize there is a complete compendium of the series shows included. Bonus! 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago