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'Pee-wee's Playhouse' redux: Bonus talk with Paul Reubens
'Pee-wee's Playhouse' redux: Bonus talk with Paul Reubens

In Sunday's Calendar section, I wrote about the sparkling new reconstruction that is "Pee-Wee's Playhouse: The Complete Series" (Shout Factory), which not only puts this crazy diamond of a series on to Blu-ray for the first time but has been assembled from the original 16mm film elements — something even the original series, put together on videotape, didn't do. I talked to Pee-wee creator and inhabitor Paul Reubens for the occasion, and as often happens there was more to the interview than print could accommodate. Here, fans, is some of the rest of it.  The look and feel of "Pee-Wee's Playhouse" sometimes seems to me a kind of...

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