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Punky Brewster 

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Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog, Brandon, in a supermarket by her mother. She doesn't want to stay in an orphanage, and ... See full summary »

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David W. Duclon
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
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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Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog, Brandon, in a supermarket by her mother. She doesn't want to stay in an orphanage, and finally befriends Henry Warnimont who adopts her. Written by Aboot

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Family | Comedy

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TV-G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Punky Brewster See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Punky's dog Brandon was named after then-NBC programming chief Brandon Tartikoff. See more »

Goofs

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

Theme Song: Maybe the world is blind / Or just a little unkind. Don't know / Seems you can't be sure, of anything any more / Although, you may be lonely and then / One day you're smiling again / Every time I turn around, I see the girl that turns my world around / Standing there / Every time I turn around / Her spirit's lifting me right off the ground / What's gonna be? / Guess we'll just wait and see.
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Alternate Versions

The NBC episodes were chopped from 24 minutes to 22 minutes when the show entered syndication. The DVD releases are the complete 24 minute lengths. See more »

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Referenced in Bunheads: No One Takes Khaleesi's Dragons (2012) See more »

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This was one of the best shows of the 1980's

I LOVE this show!!!! This was a show that the whole family could watch. This show is about a little girl named Punky Brewster. She is found living in an empty apartment by the manger of the building Henry Warnimont. At first Henry did not want to have Punky around. But then he got to know her and love her. And they became great friends. So he decides to be her foster father. I love this show so much that I went out and bought Season One and Season Two. And I hoping that real soon that Shout Factory will come out with Season Three. If you love this show as much as I do. Then I suggest that you go out and buy Season One and Season Two. Also I love the theme song.

Here Are The Lyrics: Maybe the world is blind, Or just a little unkind. Don't know.

Seems you can't be sure Of anything anymore. Although,

You maybe lonely and then, One day you're smiling again. Every time I turn around, I see the girl that turns my world around. Standing there...

Every time I turn around, Her spirit's lifting me right off the ground. What's gonna be ? Guess we'll just wait and see.


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