When Laurence Fishburne pictured himself one day playing a cowboy onscreen, he pictured himself as the prototypical Western hero. Then he was cast as as the goofy Cowboy Curtis on Pee-wee’s Playhouse.
“I always wanted to play a cowboy,” Fishburne says in an exclusive interview from the upcoming Pee-wee’s Playhouse Blu-ray collection. “I just didn’t get to do it the way I thought I would.” Indeed, Cowboy Curtis isn’t exactly John Wayne: He sings sappy songs, gets visibly nervous before a date, and is more interested in getting advice from cows than herding them. READ FULL STORY