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'Pee-wee Herman' Actor Pleads Guilty to Obscenity Charge

"Pee-wee Herman" actor  Paul Reubens ( search ) was sentenced to three years probation Friday after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor obscenity charge involving photographs seized from his erotica collection.The former star of  "Pee-wee's Playhouse" ( search ) children's TV show will not be allowed unsupervised contact with minors during the probation period.Under terms of a plea agreement approved by Superior Court Judge Carol H. Rehm, Reubens also agreed to pay a $100 fine and to enter a counseling program for one year.Prosecutors dismissed a misdemeanor charge of  child pornography ( search ) that had carried a maximum sentence of a year in jail and a $2,500 fine.However Reubens, 51, agreed to register as a sex offender for the duration of his probation."We view both of these counts equally in terms of serious nature of child pornography," said Eric Moses, a spokesman for the city attorney's office.The charge resulted from a search of Reubens' home in November 2001. Police seized abo...

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