Pee-wee Herman Quotes in Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)


Pee-wee Herman Quotes:

  • Pee-wee Herman: [as hotel desk clerk; in deep voice] Paging Mr. Herman! Mr. Herman, you have a telephone call at the front desk!

  • Mr. Buxton: [after Pee-wee and Francis wrestle in the bathtub and Pee-wee is trying to open a window] Pee-wee, Pee-wee! What is going on here?

    Pee-wee Herman: He's a thief! He stole my bike!

    Francis: You liar! I swear I didn't do it, Dad!

    Mr. Buxton: Pee-wee, this is a serious accusation. Do you have any proof?

    Pee-wee Herman: Well, not exactly.

    Mr. Buxton: Pee-wee, the Buxtons are not thieves. Just look at him.

    [Francis gives a sad puppy face]

    Mr. Buxton: He couldn't have stolen your bike. He hasn't left this house since yesterday. We've been setting up Francis' birthday plans all day.

    Pee-wee Herman: Gee, I guess I was wrong. We don't have to involve the authorities in this matter, do we, Mr. Buxton? It was an honest mistake, and I'm very sorry.

    Mr. Buxton: Well... I still think you should apologise to Francis, and then I want to see the two of you shake hands.

    Pee-wee Herman: I'm sorry, Francis.

    [Shakes his hand, and reaches for his trick gum]

    Pee-wee Herman: Here, would you care for some gum?

    [Francis takes a piece of trick gum]

    Pee-wee Herman: Would you like some, Mr. Buxton?

    Mr. Buxton: Oh, thank you.

    Pee-wee Herman: Spearmint or fruit?

    Mr. Buxton: Uh, fruit please.

    [Takes a piece of trick gum]

    Pee-wee Herman: [leaving] Well... goodbye!

    Mr. Buxton: Goodbye.

    Francis: You do believe me, don't you, Dad?

    [as Francis chews the spearmint trick gum, the saliva in his mouth turns black. Mr Buxton screams as he realizes his own fruit trick gum is spicy]

  • Mickey: [comes out of the window of a prison bus after seeing the first part of Pee-wee's movie] Great so far, Pee-wee. Action-packed!

    Pee-wee Herman: [hands Mickey his refreshments] One soda. One foot-long.

    Policeman #2: Hold it.

    [he sees a small metal file and picks it out of the footlong]

    Mickey: Good try, Pee-wee.

    Pee-wee Herman: Look, Mickey!

    Mickey: [after seeing a scene in the movie with Pee-wee] Wow! That's fantastic, Pee-wee!

    Pee-wee Herman: Thanks!

  • Pee-wee Herman: Have you heard about those new corduroy pillows?

    Mrs. Rose: Corduroy pillows? No.

    Pee-wee Herman: Ha! I'm surprised. 'Cause they're making headlines! Get it? Headlines!

    Mrs. Rose: Oh!


  • Pee-wee Herman: A traffic light! Just like I've seen in National Geographic!

    [takes a flash picture of it]

  • Construction Worker: I'm taking this biscuit with me. I love it.

    Pee-wee Herman: Why don't you marry it then?

  • Pee-wee Herman: L.A.T.T.I.H.T.B.G! Look at the time, I have to be going!

  • Farmer Brown: [all taking a hand around the table] Would you like to say a few words, Pee-wee?

    Pee-wee Herman: Uh, sure. Encyclopedia. Pimple. And uh, hairball.

    Farmer Brown: Amen.

  • [first lines]

    Pee-wee Herman: [sitting on a log in the dark woods] Wow, I can't believe we're already saying goodbye.

    Voice of Yul: It's been great getting to know you, Pee-wee Herman. Earth sure is a great planet. Your art, music, pizza...

    Pee-wee Herman: You sure took to the customs fast.

    Voice of Yul: Thanks for showing them to me.

    Pee-wee Herman: I've loved these last two weeks.

    Voice of Yul: I wish I didn't have to go.

    Pee-wee Herman: Me, too.

    Voice of Yul: Come with me, back to my planet. Meet my family and friends. Live with me.

    Pee-wee Herman: I can't. I need to stay here with the people of Earth.

    Voice of Yul: I'll always remember you too, Yul.

    Pee-wee Herman: I'm gonna miss my new best friend. I'll never forget you, Pee-wee.

  • [repeated line]

    Pee-wee Herman: You seem really busy. Let me let you let me run.

  • Pee-wee Herman: You know I don't want to go anywhere, or try anything new.

  • Pee-wee Herman: What can I get you?

    Joe Manganiello: Milkshake.

    Pee-wee Herman: Flavor?

    Joe Manganiello: Let's say chocolate.

    Pee-wee Herman: Sure. 3, 2, 1,

    Pee-wee HermanJoe Manganiello: chocolate.

  • Pee-wee Herman: I've never each been on an airplane.

    Joe Manganiello: No! The only thing you're gonna learn about yourself on a plane is if you like the honey-roasted peanuts better than the plain salted. If you're really hungry, the open road is a smorgasbord of life experience. A few days on the open road is worth a lifetime in Fairville. Way I see it, Pee-wee Herman, you got a choice to make. Stick around here,

    [starts his motorcycle]

    Joe Manganiello: or live a little...

  • Pee-wee Herman: [to his bank robber captors] Listen ladies, it's been real and it's been fun. Has it been *real* fun? Nope. Mm mm.

  • Pee-wee Herman: I gotta be on my way. How do you get out of here?

    Grizzly Bear Daniels: You don't! Not without a seasoned guide. Someone who knows these woods like the back of their weathered hand. Someone who's lived with nature, since they decided to live alone, off the grid as a hermit, and leave the dog-eat-dog world to certified public accounting.

  • Ezekiel: The Amish people live a simple life.

    Pee-wee Herman: Gesundheit.

  • Pee-wee Herman: I did everything you said, Joe. I broke rules. I broke hearts. I lived a little. I wanted to find out who I was. But I found out all right. A stupid little baby crying at the bottom of this crappy well.

  • Pee-wee Herman: Aren't we going to the party.

    Joe Manganiello: Pee-wee, we *are* the party.

  • Pee-wee Herman: Hey, you guys look a little familiar to me!

    Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza: Hey, you smell kinda familiar.

    Pee-wee Herman: Ha, ha, ha. I'm the comedian. I'll tell the jokes, if you don't mind! If you think it's so easy, why don't you come up here and do it?

    Gloria's Mom: Yeah, go up there and tell a joke!

    Pee-wee Herman: That's right! You come up here and do it!

    Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza: Okay!

    Chong: Yeah, man!

    Pee-wee Herman: Fuck this. I'm going somewhere else. Hey, hey, here!

    [gives Red the finger and storms off]

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