Back in the old days when we used to rent VHS tapes from the local video store, I was the kid that was the repeat-movie watcher. If I wasn’t begging my mom to rent “Labyrinth” or “The Goonies” for the millionth time, I was probably equally pleading with her that I needed to watch “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure” like my life depended on it. It’s hands down one of favorite films from my favorite director, Tim Burton.
Tonight, The Central Park Conservancy Film Festival presents the weird, dark comedy that brought Pee-Wee Herman into the mainstream during its week-long run of film screenings in Sheep Meadow.
Entertain and annoy your friends today with some of the best lines from the movie:
“I know you are but what am I?”
“Be sure and tell ‘em Large Marge sent ya!”
“There’s no basement at the Alamo!”
There’s also the scene in the biker bar that leads to one of the most iconic dance numbers in movie history:
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