Like Lenny Bruce before him, comedic genius Paul Reubens (aka Pee-wee Herman) will go down in history as a martyr to America’s mad desire to neuter itself. Back in the mid-’80s, Pee-wee’s Playhouse gave a whole generation of hungover adults its only reason to fall out of bed on Saturday morning; who knows, perhaps some honest-to-God children tuned in, too. Before there was the playhouse there was Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, the big-screen masterpiece (and the feature-length directorial debut of Tim Burton) that glorified the catchphrase “I know you are, but what am I?” Face it: If this movie—in which Pee-wee, out to reclaim his stolen bicycle, faces off against sundry desperadoes including the evil Francis, the ghoulish Large Marge, and a vicious gang of outlaw bikers—doesn’t make you laugh out loud, your inner child is dead. It screens at 7 p.m. at the Library of Congress’ Pickford Theater, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Free. (202) 707-5677. (Michael Little)