Pee-wee Herman

Pee-wee Herman

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Pee-wee Herman

Classification: lead character lead character  

Publisher(s): CBS HBO Warner Brothers

First Appearance: The Groundlings (1977)

Creators: Paul Reubens, Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens (actor)

Number of Appearances: 42

   Comic Book Appearances: 1

   TV, Film Appearances: 41

Occupation: TV host

Gender: male

The "Pee-wee Herman" character was created in 1977 by actor/comedian Paul Reubens (who portrays the character) and fellow comedian Phil Hartman as part of a comedy sketch performed at the improvisational comedy club "The Groundlings." The Los Angeles-based improvisational comedy team staged a performance in which they had the comedians on the team portray characters one might encounter in comedy club. Reubens and Hartman created "Pee-wee Herman" as a character that everybody would immediately realize could never succeed as a stand-up comic.

This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Groundlings (1977)
X-Factor (vol. 3) #37 (Jan. 2009) (mentioned)

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