Pee-wee and the playhouse members celebrate the Christmas holiday with many guests. They play in the snow and skate with Little Richard. They learn different holiday traditions such as bresking the pinata and Hanukkah from Mrs. Rene. They teach Randy the True Meaning of Christmas. Santa arrives.
Guest Stars Aaron Fletcher as Santa Claus UCLA Men's Glee Club as Marine Choir Frankie Avalon Cher Charo Del Rubio Triplets Annette Funicello Zsa Zsa Gabor Whoppi Goldberg Magic Johnson Grace Jones k.d. lang Little Richard Joan Rivers Dinah Shore Oprah Winfrey
Trivia - This was a one hour special. - Magic Screen and Magic Johnson are cousins. - Grace Jones sings "Little Drummer Boy." - Pee-wee has Frankie and Annette make Christmas cards. - Annette starts the cartoon. - Cher gets the secret word. - Del Rubio Triplets sing "Winter Wonderland." - k.d. lang sings "Jingle Bell Rock." - Dinah Shore sings "12 Days (or so) of Christmas." - Charo sings "Feliz Navidad." - Pee-wee gets lots of Fruit Cakes. - Mrs. Rene and the Dinosaur Family are Jewish. - Pee-wee doesn't ride his scooter; he helps Santa deliver presents. The credits show Pee-wee and Santa riding the sleigh. - Dinah Shore is still on the phone at the end.
Notes Secret word: year Connect-the-Christmas-dots: sleigh (w/ Magic Johnson) Snack: hot chocolate First Wish: Playhouse was decorated Second wish: Everyone would have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year