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YMMV: Pee-wee's Big Adventure
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: Large Marge's face turning into a ghoulish image. This is because as she had died in a car crash and it was her ghost who picked up Pee Wee.
    • It's a Shout-Out to the old song "Phantom 309", which features a ghostly trucker named Big Joe.
  • Cult Classic
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Pee-Wee driving by the set that's making a Godzilla film is even more amusing now that Warner Bros actually is making a Godzilla film.
  • Hollywood Homely: Dottie.
  • Memetic Mutation: "ANDY!?!"
  • Nightmare Fuel: Large Marge, as well as Pee-wee's nightmares.
    "On this very night.. ten years ago.. along this same stretch of road.. in a dense fog just like this.. I saw the worst accident I ever seen. There was this sound.. like a garbage truck.. dropped off the Empire State Building... And when they finally pulled the driver's body.. from the twisted.. burning.. wreck, it looked like.. this!"
  • Special Effect Failure: In the pan-and-scan version of the film, you can clearly see Pee-wee's chain feeding up through the bottom of his bike's saddlebag. This is a common problem with pan-and-scan version of videos, which display more space along the top and bottom of the frame than is visible through a projector.
    • The increasingly insane road signs are obviously being rolled past the camera on a track.
    • When the convertible is falling, the lack of wind in the closeups makes the fact that Mickey and Pee Wee are sitting in a tilted but stationary car rather obvious.
      • The car might fall under Narm Charm or Stylistic Suck since it fits with some of the other, obviously intentional stylistic choices in the movie.

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