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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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Cast

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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Storyline

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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orphanage | girl | dog | 1980s | rich girl | See All (59) »

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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, a Levada da Breca 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

Cherie Johnson's character, Cherie Johnson, was named after her. Susie Garrett was Cherrie Johnson's real life grandma. 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

[repeated line]
Margeaux Kramer: Peasants!
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Connections

Referenced in Gimme a Break!: Mama (1985) See more »

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Great re-watching with your own kids
29 November 2006 | by tmjb19See all my reviews

I grew up on this show. I remember putting my hair in pigtails right before it started. And I don't know how many times I was Punky for Halloween. I have bought the seasons to watch with my daughters and they LOVE it. I watch my 10 year old when we watch it and it is so neat to see her love it the way I did. It's a good learning show for kids as well. Punky learns to say no to drugs. Gets a lesson on cheating, lieing, stealing and much, much more. It also shows a lot to do with family and the love of other people. Punky came a long way after her mother leaves her and it shows that children of a not so good home life can over come it all with love, friendship and laughter! If you have young children and you liked this show it is just a good and funny to re-watch with them if not better.


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