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The Adventures of Pete & Pete 

This delightfully quirky show looks at the lives and adventures of two red-headed brothers with the same name.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael C. Maronna ...  Big Pete Wrigley / ... 39 episodes, 1992-1996
Danny Tamberelli ...  Little Pete Wrigley / ... 39 episodes, 1992-1996
Judy Grafe ...  Joyce Wrigley / ... 30 episodes, 1992-1996
Alison Fanelli ...  Ellen Josephine Hickle / ... 29 episodes, 1992-1996
Hardy Rawls ...  Don Wrigley 29 episodes, 1992-1996
Henry W. Laster Henry W. Laster ...  Henry 18 episodes, 1994-1996
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Storyline

Pete and Pete are two red-headed brothers living in the somewhat surreal town of Wellsville. Pete, the older of the two, narrates the stories about their adventures in everyday life. Will Artie, the Strongest Man in the World, have to leave town? Why does X=Y? Can Pete ever rediscover the Perfect Song? Tune in and find out! Written by Mike Konczewski

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pete and Pete See more »

Filming Locations:

Bayonne, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Wellsville Productions See more »
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Stereo | Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The names of the slushies that the Petes, and the baseball team they belong to, drink are all named after Biblical figures. Flavors mentioned include Grape Judas, Lime Balthazar and the addictive Orange Lazarus. See more »

Goofs

Little Pete's forearm tattoo, Petunia, is important enough to get her own identification ("and Petunia") in the opening credits for the show. Apparently, Petunia likes to travel. In early episodes, she is on Pete's left arm, in later episodes on his right arm. In the opening credit sequence, during her main appearance she's on his left arm, and in the very next shot, when Pete and Pete are walking toward the camera with a sunset in the background, she's on his right. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Throneberry: Aloha maku maku. Don Ho will not emerge from the Valley of Darkness.
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Crazy Credits

The opening intro only has the characters by their first names. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Hey Sandy
by Polaris
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The Most Amazing Eruption of Nostalgia
20 October 2009 | by topazrenSee all my reviews

Have you ever watched something so emotionally bound to your childhood that when seen today gives you an overwhelming sense of nostalgia almost to the point of tears? This is exactly what occurred when I watched The Adventures of Pete and Pete, or just "Pete and Pete" as my brothers and I would call it. This television show defined my childhood.

I remember being so shocked when I saw little Pete grown up on All That and Figure It Out. And seeing big Pete in somewhat recent movies like Slackers and 40 Days and 40 Nights sends me into that emotional swirl. There's a passion that builds that can only be satisfied by looking these actors up to see what they do, and I feel good seeing that some, although very few, are still doing stuff today. What a terrible tangent I spiraled this into. Nonetheless, I love this show.


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