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Shout Factory Acquires Paul Reubens' TV Series Pee-wee’s Playhouse

Posted July 18, 2013 09:54 PM by Webmaster

Shout FactoryIndependent distributors Shout Factory announced today that they are bringing Paul Reubens' TV series Pee-wee's Playhouse to the home entertainment marketplace. Shout Factory recently secured extensive distribution rights to all 45 episodes of Pee-wee's Playhouse and Pee-wee's Christmas Special, including worldwide home entertainment, select digital rights and broadcast for cross-platform releases. The announcement was made by Shout Factory's founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos.

The distributors also announced that they are working on a full-range of bonus features for Pee-wee's Playhouse: The Complete Series, an upcoming milti-disc Blu-ray box set. The TV show has also been re-mastered from original 35mm film elements.

Shout Factory plans an aggressive rollout of this definitive complete series Blu-ray collection and individual seasons in 2014.


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News comments (22 comments)



Mr. Joshua
  Jul 18, 2013
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Hell yeah! Day one baby!

Moneydemon3
  Jul 18, 2013
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One word - Pumped!
JohnnyFontane
  Jul 18, 2013
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I loved Pee-wee's Playhouse as a kid, but when I bought the DVD sets, I ended up selling them after watching a couple episodes because the nostalgia factor couldn't outweigh the fact that the show is for kids.

nothingtogein
  Jul 18, 2013
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This is amazing - can't wait to see what the fine folks at Shout manage to drum up in the way of bonus content!

JRob
  Jul 18, 2013
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DAY ONE!!! Shout, you just give and give and give....and I am willing to pay and pay and pay!

tonylopez
  Jul 18, 2013
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A bluray of Pee Wees Playhouse? Wow. I'm impressed.

OldPangYau
  Jul 18, 2013
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Wow... did not see that coming! Re-masters of TV shows into HD that were originally only mastered in SD always impress me, such as Seinfeld, Star Trek: TNG, etc. It's one thing to take a show that was mastered on film and then make HD transfers out of them (I've seen them do this with Hogan's Heroes, Charlie's Angels, etc), but this always comes across as a more impressive task. I haven't actually watched this show in YEARS, so this might be the best way to get reacquainted!

Slikkbradd
  Jul 18, 2013
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oh wow. this is awesome

GaragePoet
  Jul 18, 2013
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i truly loved this show when i was a kid but i'd be dubious about my ability to enjoy it as an adult... was there much in the way of humor that may have gone over my head as a child? i know Pee Wee's early stand-up material was not so kid-friendly...

Frightener22
  Jul 18, 2013
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Best day ever! This is absolutely a show that I will gladly re-buy for a Blu-ray upgrade plus terrific special features. Maybe I should just automatically deposit my paychecks to Shout Factory, it would be much easier.

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Torgon
  Jul 19, 2013
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It's good for Pee Wee to come to blu-ray, but Pee Wee's Playhouse is not something I think I'll get on BD. It was a good show, but as an adult I don't seem to enjoy it as much as I did (I bore quickly with it now). The movies I can still tolerate; so that means we need Big Top Pee Wee .

BouCoupDinkyDau
  Jul 19, 2013
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Wow. I didn't realize the show was only 45 episodes! Seems like there was a lot more there.

Atreyu
  Jul 19, 2013
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I watched the show off and on when it first aired as I was already an adult because of the camp factor. After seeing Pee Wee On Broadway on one of the pay channels though Id have to pass on this as I don't think I could watch the whole series.
Daytripper
  Jul 19, 2013
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I love that story!
insomniac013
  Jul 19, 2013
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I have one question - Why?

iHumanoid
  Jul 19, 2013
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@insomniac013 -
Because people, like myself, that grew up watching it like to re-visit things from their childhood that were important to them.
Because people still produce babies, and babies turn into children, and maybe those parents want to buy this for those children to watch.
Because its a popular property that will make Shout Factory lots of money.

You didnt think before you typed did you?

MyBoyBlu
  Jul 19, 2013
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@insomniac013 - Because different people like different things. One might ask you, "Why anyone would buy hundreds of Anime titles?"

rrpmpstck
  Jul 19, 2013
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Awesome. Really awesome news.

snipemonkey
  Jul 19, 2013
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Q: Who are the two most famous people to ever be shot in the back of the head in a theater?

A: Abraham Lincoln and the guy sitting in front of Pee-Wee Herman.

robocop35
  Jul 19, 2013
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Sweet that the word of the day (now shout it out boys and girls real loud)!!
matt_hargett
  Jul 21, 2013
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Remastered from film elements??? YAY!

Let's just hope they don't botch it by having lossy audio.

MetalMike666
  Jul 22, 2013
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I watched this as an adult when it originally aired with my young son, who loved it. I'm pretty sure I remember one episode where Pee-Wee made a comment/joke using the planet name Uranus, and I remember thinking adults would get it in the "your-anus" interpretation, while young kids obviously wouldn't. I couldn't believe he got away with that one, but maybe I just interpreted it dirty (quite possible).


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