Both TV Guide.com, and ScifiWire.com are reporting that Paul Rubens, best know as Pee-wee Herman, has been signed for a recurring role in the upcomming televison series Pushing Daisies. 

     For those who don’t know, Pushing Daisies is the story of a young man named Ned (Lee Pace) who has the ability to bring dead people temporarily back to life with a touch.  His job is to interview these people about how they died in order to help solve their murders or resolve unfinished buisness.  I second touch from Ned then renders them dead again.   

     Rubens will be playing Alfredo Aldarisio, a traveling salesman who sells homiopathic anti-depressants.  The date of this historic episode has not been announced, but the show will premiere October 3 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC

      Rubens will also be reprising his role of Pee-wee Herman in a new big screen movie titled Pee-wee’s Playhouse:  The Movie, according to IMDb.com.   

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