Pee-Wee's Playhouse

Chicky Baby was a beatnik puppet who usually talked somewhat faster than Dirty Dog and Cool Cat. She brings out

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the band's "feminist" side. The character was based on the singer Rickie Lee Jones, whose beret, long blonde hair and jazzy reparte were uniquely associated with Miss Jones, the 'duchess of Coolsville" . Chicky, too, invokes Chucky, a character from her top top 5 1979 hit Chuck E's in Love.

She and the others were going to appear in the 2010 revival of The Pee-wee Herman Show—having just returned from a medical marijuana pharmacy and are thus weed-smokers—but the characters were forced to be removed from the show when Paul Reubens realized that this wasn't considered family-friendly.

Voiced by Alison Mork; however, she does not reappear in The Pee-Wee Herman Show.


Chicky Baby is a white puppet female beatnik bird with blonde hair that covers her right eye and a yellow bill, and wears a black beret and a black dress.