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Writer:
David W. Duclon (created by)
Contact:
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
16 September 1984 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 13 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Soleil Moon Frye ... Penelope 'Punky' Brewster / ... (88 episodes, 1984-1988)
Sandy ... Brandon the Wonder Dog (88 episodes, 1984-1988)

George Gaynes ... Henry Warnimont (86 episodes, 1984-1988)

Cherie Johnson ... Cherie Johnson (85 episodes, 1984-1988)
Susie Garrett ... Betty Johnson (84 episodes, 1984-1988)
Ami Foster ... Margaux Kramer (53 episodes, 1984-1988)
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Series Directed by
Art Dielhenn (43 episodes, 1984-1986)
Gary Menteer (16 episodes, 1987-1988)
Deveney Kelly (9 episodes, 1988)
David W. Duclon (4 episodes, 1987)
Joanie Rhodes (4 episodes, 1987)
Jim Cox (4 episodes, 1988)
Judi Elterman (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
 
Series Writing credits
David W. Duclon (88 episodes, 1984-1988)
Deborah Serra (13 episodes, 1987-1988)
Cheryl Alu (12 episodes, 1986-1988)
Neil Lebowitz (10 episodes, 1984-1988)
Rick Hawkins (10 episodes, 1984-1986)
Jim Evering (7 episodes, 1984-1986)
Gary Menteer (5 episodes, 1984-1987)
Liz Sage (5 episodes, 1984-1985)
Carmen Finestra (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Mike Marmer (4 episodes, 1987-1988)
Barry Vigon (3 episodes, 1985)
Dorothy Van (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Stephanie Mathison (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Paul L. Friedman (2 episodes, 1987)
Bill Idelson (2 episodes, 1987)

Series Produced by
David W. Duclon .... executive producer (88 episodes, 1984-1988)
Gary Menteer .... supervising producer (24 episodes, 1984-1987)
Rick Hawkins .... producer (22 episodes, 1984-1985)
Michael Holt .... associate producer (22 episodes, 1984-1985)
Liz Sage .... producer (12 episodes, 1984)
Jerry Mayer .... producer (1 episode, 1987-1988)
 
Series Original Music by
Rik Howard (9 episodes, 1984-1985)
Robert Wirth (9 episodes, 1984-1985)

Shuki Levy (unknown episodes)
Haim Saban (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Sheila Hall (12 episodes, 1984-1985)
Dick King (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Mike Beltran (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Casting by
Susan Bluestein (5 episodes, 1984-1985)
Renee Rousselot (2 episodes, 1985)
 
Series Art Direction by
Ken Johnson (5 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Costume Design by
Gene Doucette (5 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Makeup Department
Lois Kawasaki-Harriman .... assistant makeup artist (83 episodes, 1984-1988)
Steve LaPorte .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Jackie Masterson .... hair stylist (3 episodes, 1984-1985)

Louis Lazzara .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Chris Conte .... senior unit manager (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Cox .... associate director (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Thomas Klein .... associate director (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Art Department
Dwight Jackson .... assistant art director (5 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Sound Department
Tom Pearson .... boom operator (87 episodes, 1984-1988)
Jeffrey C. Smith .... audio (3 episodes, 1985)

Bill Levitsky .... sound (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John Nance .... lighting director (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Arnold Shapiro .... video (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Arlene Alda .... photographs (2 episodes, 1984)
 
Series Casting Department
Renee Rousselot .... casting assistant (1 episode, 1984)
 
Series Editorial Department
Sheila Hall .... editor: video tape (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Judy Hart-Angelo .... composer: theme music (88 episodes, 1984-1988)
Gary Portnoy .... composer: theme music (88 episodes, 1984-1988)
Frank Fitzpatrick .... supervising music editor (18 episodes, 1984-1985)

James D. Young .... music editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Sheila Lauder .... production associate (5 episodes, 1984-1985)
Cheryl Alu .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Carl Binder .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
George Falardeau .... technical manager (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Glen Garner .... animal trainer (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Neil Lebowitz .... story editor / executive story editor (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Carl McCarthy .... stage manager (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
O. Tamburri .... technical director (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Joyce Taylor .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
David Wader .... stage manager (4 episodes, 1984-1985)
Jim Evering .... story editor / executive story editor (3 episodes, 1985)
Stephanie Elkan .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Jeff Goodman .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
Barry Vigon .... executive script consultant (2 episodes, 1985)
R. Ruddell Weatherwax .... assistant dog trainer (2 episodes, 1988)

Jim Cox .... associate director (unknown episodes)
Tom Klein .... associate director (unknown episodes)
Gordon Morris .... stage manager (unknown episodes)
Don Talbot .... technical manager (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
USA:30 min (including commercials) (88 episodes)
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Australia:G (some episodes) | Australia:PG (some episodes) | Brazil:Livre | USA:TV-G
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Trivia:
During the second season, several of the interiors of the set were altered. The beige couch from the first season was replaced with a blue plaid couch. The bathroom and the hallway were altered, and the front door of Henry's apartment was changed as well.See more »
Goofs:
Errors in geography: During the opening credits you will occasionally see palm tree reflections in the windows. The series is set in Chicago, so that would be highly unlikely.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
Penelope 'Punky' Brewster:Grossaroo!
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
I miss the 80s and Punky, 24 May 2003
Author: soapfan84 from san diego, CA

I was just watching vh1's I love the 80s and remembered Punky Brewster. I was hooked on that show and I even had a Punky doll. She had such a unique style and attitude towards life. I don't think there was another character on tv that empowered young girls the way she did. I was just a little kid when the show was on and because I hated my first name I decided that I wanted to be known only as Punky. So to this day, 18 years after the show premiered, I am still known as Punky. Who wouldn't want to embody her image! The best episodes were when Henry got really sick and Punky was taken away by that rich couple. I was soo worried that Punky would never see Henry again, weren't we all?! Oh yea, they need to bring back the reruns!

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