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Pee-Wee returns 

Life before Adult Swim

Years ago that Paul Reubens, as a member of the L.A. improv troupe the Groundlings, began developing Pee-Wee Herman: 28

Years it took for the character to earn his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: 10

Budget of the 1985 film Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, directed by newcomer Tim Burton: $6 million

Amount of money the film earned: $45 million

Per-episode budget of "Pee-Wee's Playhouse" -- unheard of for a Saturday morning kids' show: $325,000

Number of Emmys "Pee-Wee's Playhouse" took home in its first season: 6

Number of times Reubens allegedly exposed his own "pee-wee" in a Sarasota, Fla., porn theater: 2

Number of days between Reubens' arrest and his reappearance -- in full Pee-Wee garb -- at the 1991 MTV Video Music Awards, quipping, "Heard any good jokes lately?": 40

Number of items of "vintage erotica" confiscated from Reubens' house when he was arrested again in 2002: 30,000

Number of classic Pee-Wee episodes set to air on Adult Swim, beginning July 10: 45


Sources: Wikipedia, the Smoking Gun, Internet Movie Database

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