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27 Pee-Wee Herman Quotes From 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure'

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'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure' was hugely popular

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Tim Burton directed 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure' as his feature film debut, starring Paul Reubens.

The film was hugely popular. Release on 9 August 1985 in the United States in 829 theaters, it gathered $4,545,847 by the end of its first week.

'Pee -Wee's Big Adventure' has a great cast and even greater performances, making it a heartwarming and fun story. Pee-Wee, the main character of the film, is often heard saying, "Shhh, I'm listening to reason", "it is what it is" and more great quotes.

The story is all about Pee-Wee Herman, and his exciting, and rather funny, life. His home is loaded with toys and contraptions. He has a pet dog named Speck, and he also has a bike which he loves and cherishes like his own child.

In the film, Pee-Wee discovers that his bicycle is missing. He quickly puts the blame on a character called Francis Buxton, who we have previously seen pining for Pee-Wee's bicycle. Whilst he didn't see Francis steal the bike, Pee-Wee is sure that Francis Buxton has taken his prized possesion, but Francis claims that he has nothing to do with it. Pee-Wee is resolved to find his bicycle, one way or another, and sets out on an adventure to track down and reclaim it. The movie has many great characters in supporting roles played by E. G. Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger, and Judd Omen.

Let's take a look at some of the best 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure' quotes about Francis, the bike, and Pee-Wee himself. After this, do read these Tim Burton quotes and 'Beetlejuice' quotes for more great film quotes.
 

Pee-Wee Herman Movie Quotes

After the 'Pee-wee Herman Show''s success, Warner Bros hired Reubens to begin writing the script for 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure'.

Here are few quotes from the much-loved Pee-Wee Herman movie for you to enjoy.

1. "Because. I don't make monkeys, I just train 'em."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

2. "There's a lotta things about me you don't know anything about, Dottie. Things you wouldn't understand. Things you couldn't understand. Things you shouldn't understand."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

3. "It's like you're trying to unravel a giant cable-knit sweater and someone keeps knitting and knitting."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

4. "You don't wanna get mixed up with a guy like me."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

5. "[Holds hand to ear] Shhhh. I'm listening to reason."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

6. "I want to see Francis!"

- Pee-Wee Herman.

Famous Pee Wee Herman Quotes

Below we have listed a few famous quotations from Pee-Wee Herman's movie.

7. "Do you have something to say about this Amazing Larry?"

- Pee-Wee Herman.

8. "That’s my name. Don’t wear it out."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

9. "Well then where are they hosing him down!?"

- Pee-Wee Herman.

10. "I brought you guys... French fries!"

- Pee-Wee Herman.

11. "There's things about me you don't know, there's things about me you don't want to know."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

Pee-Wee Herman Genie Quotes

Here is a collection of sayings between Pee-Wee and Genie that will make you laugh.

12. "Pee-wee: Jambi, please! I wish it would stop raining! I wish it would stop raining!

Jambi: You only get one wish!

Pee-wee: That was so funny I almost forgot to laugh!"

- 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure'.

13. "Pee-wee: Hey, Jambi. Cowboy Curtis needs a pair of pajamas for the party. I wanted to make it my wish for the day.

Jambi: PJ's huh? Well, cowboy, what sort of fashion statement would you like to make? Trendy? Traditional?... Sensational?"

- 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure'.

14. "Pee-wee: I wish it would stop raining!

Jambi: Wish? Did somebody say 'wish'?"

- 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure'.

15. "Pee-wee: Oh, come on! Say it like a real genie!

Jambi: Oh, alright. [In an ethereal voice] Your wish is my command, oh wise and powerful master! [In his normal voice] So what do you want?"

- 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure'.

The Best Pee-Wee Herman Quotes

Although presented as a loner, Pee-Wee is a much-loved character, especially in his interactions with the rebel, Francis.

Have a look at the best quotations from 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure', these are all about his missing bike and much more.

16. "I don't have to see it. I lived it."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

17. "Merci bleh bleh bleh."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

18. "I know you are but what am I… infinity!"

- Pee-Wee Herman.

19. "The stars at night are big and bright…"

- Pee-Wee Herman.

20. " I'm a loner, Dottie. A rebel. So long, Dott."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

21. "This box contains over 217 bits and pieces of information, evidence."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

22. "What exactly leads you to believe the Soviets were involved?"

- Pee-Wee Herman.

23. "Go ahead, scream your head off! We’re miles from where anyone can hear you!"

- Pee-Wee Herman.

24. "Tell me why I’m here first."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

25. "Whoever returns the bike is obviously the person who stole it."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

26. "Aren’t we gonna see the basement?"

- Pee-Wee Herman.

27. "Everyone I know has a big but. Let’s talk about your big but."

- Pee-Wee Herman.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 25+ Pee-Wee Herman quote ideas from 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure', then why not take a look at these ['Big Fish' quotes] and 'Charlie And The Chocolate Factory' quotes too?

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