Pee Wee’s Playhouse: The Christmas Special

What can be said about the greatest TV Christmas Special in history, other than it's criminally unavailable to stream? Like everything else in Paul Reubens' post-modern regurgitation of 1960's Americana and children's television, the Christmas Special simultaneously embraces and ridicules the world of celebrity-packed TV specials. It's hard to appreciate just how brilliant and forward-thinking … Continue reading Pee Wee’s Playhouse: The Christmas Special

Faerie Tale Theatre (Season 3)

This third season of Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre is a big one, fully in stride with some brilliant casting. "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" is a hilarious twist on the ol' tale, with the perfectly bratty Tatum O'Neal as Goldilocks, the brilliant John Lithgow as Goldilocks' Father, the also-brilliant Carole King as Goldilocks' Mother, … Continue reading Faerie Tale Theatre (Season 3)