And neither has his audience! Last night he featured two tired bits from '90s punchline Pee Wee Herman. What's next, dancing Itos? Even the new talent he's found is spectacularly unfunny. Oh, and he just discovered gentrification in Harlem! The joke above about Pee Wee's abstinence ring was the only laugh of the whole hour.
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Paul Reubens, the man inside Herman's head, has used the Pee-Wee character sparingly since his arrest for indecent exposure back in , but he's bringing the persona back for a stage show in Los Angeles starting in November. Reubens, who became an icon when the movie "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure" and the Saturday morning show "Pee-Wee's Playhouse" became gigantic hits, sat across from Leno in his desk-free interview set-up to joke about his abstinence ring, his early experiences with the theater and how confused he always was about the process of making a record. Like all of the best Pee-Wee bits, the stories he told Leno were delivered in a childlike fashion but carried a twinge of sadness that always made his version of kids' entertainment a little darker than the average fare. For his part, Reubens looks like he has barely aged and still retains Pee-Wee's youthful vigor despite the fact that he recently turned 57 years old. He hasn't been entirely invisible since putting away the Pee-Wee character in the early '90s, as he's appeared in a number of high-profile movies most notably "Mystery Men" and "Blow" , dropped in on the Elton John video "This Train Don't Stop Here Anymore" and was a guest star on a memorable episode of "30 Rock" in
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A great comparison how police cars where back in the 60s and an excellent interview with someone who actually used to fight crime. Stay tuned for more great episodes and new from Jay Leno on this blog. Leno much on TV she is been busy.
John Stewart vs. Glenn Beck on The Daily Show. Well, kinda. It's a road map to health care reform. Via an appendix.