Pee-wee's Playhouse was an American children's television program 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, at which time the network removed it, due to the fact that Reubens was arrested for indecent exposure in an adult theater in Sarasota, Florida.
You probably remember the theme song, but do you know who was singing it? If you said Ellen Shaw, you're correct. If you said Cyndi Lauper, you're correct. Cyndi Lauper wrote it under the moniker Ellen Shaw, because she was worried that it would hurt her album sales. Little did she know what Reubens was going to be up to just a few years later. :O
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