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Characters: Pee-Wee's Playhouse
Below is a list of some of the characters from Pee-wee's Playhouse and tropes which apply to them. Still under construction; feel free to contribute.

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    Human Characters 

Pee-wee Herman

The titular character and host of Pee-wee's Playhouse.

Miss Yvonne

The most beautiful woman in Puppetland.

Captain Carl

Character from the original stage show, played by Phil Hartman.

Cowboy Curtis

An enthusiastic cowboy and Pee-wee's best friend.

Mrs Renee

Pee-wee's nosey- but kind-hearted neighbor.

Mrs Steve

Pee-wee's other, much less nice neighbor.

Reba The Mail Lady

Pee-wee's long suffering Mail Carrier.

  • Beta Couple: With her boyfriend fireman Derek to whoever Miss Yvonne is currently obsessed with.
  • Butt Monkey: Tends to get dragged into Pee-wee's antics unwillingly.
  • Character Development: She begins the show completely confused and even terrified of Pee-wee and his bizarre world but later on becomes considerably more adjusted to it and friendly with Pee-wee.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Only Sane Woman: Easily the most normal character in the show and was early one completely stupefied by the absurdity around her.
  • The Smart Guy: Tends to be the most logical thinker of the cast, not like it's hard.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Tomboy to Miss Yvonne's girly girl.
  • Unfazed Everyman: Later on begins to just roll with the craziness round her.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Pee-wee. She does like him, he's just hard to put up with.


A dashing Latino Soccer Player who is a friend and rival of Pee-wee's.


The King of Cartoons' snarky cab driver.

The King of Cartoons

The King of all cartoons and the only authority figure in Puppet Land.

The Playhouse Gang

A group of kids who drop by the Playhouse from time to time.

Tito The Pool Boy

The Playhouse's handsome Pool Boy and frequent object of Miss Yvonne's affections.

    Puppet/object Characters 



A life-size sophisticated cow puppet.



A red headed marionette, who acts like stereotypical 1950s greaser/school bully. Conceived as kind of an "Anti-Howdy Doody"

The Puppetland Band

Featuring three beatniks (Dirty Dog, Cool Cat and Chicky Baby), the Puppetland Band provided music and rhymes for the Playhouse.


A sentient piece of the floor


Dog Chair



Magic Screen

Mr. Kite

Mr. Window

The Flowers

The Dinosaur Family

A clan of a stop-motion dinosaurs with live in a mouse hole.

Peep ShowCharacters/Live-Action TVPenny Dreadful

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