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14 Things You Probably Never Knew About "Pee-wee's Big Adventure"

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Elfman realized he loved scoring films while working on Pee-wee's Big Adventure and went on to score pretty much everything ever, including the theme song for The Simpsons.

6. The song "Clown Dream," which Danny Elfman wrote for Pee-wee's clown dream...

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...makes an appearance in Grand Theft Auto V.

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11. The shop that built bikes for the movie, Pedal Pusher Bike Shop, was offered either $10,000 and no screen credit or screen credit only. They chose the money.

12. When Pee-wee was hitchhiking to the Alamo, the star on his Texas-shaped sign was actually over Bracketville, the location of the Alamo facade used in most Western movies.

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