Pee-Wee's Playhouse
Pee-Wee's Playhouse
Series Name
Season 5, Episode 4
Air date October 6, 1990
Written by John Paragon
Directed by John Paragon & Paul Rubens
Episode Guide
Front Page Pee Wee
Playhouse Day

Tango Time is a 4th episode of Pee-Wee's Playhouse season 5.

Episode Plot[]

Pee-wee plays with toys. The King of Cartoons performs Shakesphere and shows two cartoons. Pee-wee and Pterri play catch, and even try it the opposite way Pterri throwing and Pee-wee catching, but go back to
Pee-wee throwing. Mrs. Rene comes over to ask Pee-wee to give her a tango lesson. Pee-wee feeds Roosevelt. Cowboy Curtis comes over to look through Pee-wee's photo album. Jambi shows the already-filmed scenes from the episode shown in super fast motion.


  • The King of Cartoons, Mrs. Rene, and Cowboy Curtis visit in this episode.
    • Final appearance Roosevelt and the next-to-final appearance of Mrs. Rene and Cowboy Curtis.
  • Only time, The King of Cartoons shows two cartoons.
  • Penny is shown on this episode.
  • The word "fast" is said and screamed six times.
  • The song was played when the episode goes faster, is "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" by The Charlie Daniels Band.


  • Secret word: fast
  • Connect-the-dots: none
  • Snack: none
  • Wish: To do everything that happened today all over again. Jambi grants the wish, and the episode up to this clip plays in fast motion.