Punky Brewster

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  • TV-G
  • 1984
  • 4 Seasons
  • 6.6  (6,090)

Punky Brewster is a classic American sitcom that aired from 1984 to 1988. The show tells the story of a little girl named Punky Brewster (Soleil Moon Frye) who, after being abandoned by her parents, is taken in by an older, kind-hearted man named Henry Warnimont (George Gaynes).

The show takes place in Chicago, where Punky and Henry have all sorts of adventures and mishaps together. Whether they're trying to fix up Henry's rundown apartment, dealing with Punky's school struggles, or getting into trouble with the law, there's never a dull moment in their lives.

One of the things that makes Punky Brewster such a beloved show is its heart. Despite the fact that Punky has been through some tough times, she remains a spunky and optimistic character who is determined to make the best of her situation. And despite his gruff exterior, Henry is revealed to have a soft spot for Punky and a big heart.

One of the show's other standout characters is Punky's best friend, Cherie (Cherie Johnson). Cherie is more reserved than Punky, but she adds a great dynamic to the show as someone who provides a bit of contrast to Punky's wild and carefree personality.

Other memorable characters include Susie, Henry's wealthy and snobby next-door neighbor, and Allen, Punky's classmate who has a huge crush on her.

The show's writing is also a big part of what makes it so enduring. The writers manage to blend humor, heart, and important social commentary into each episode. For example, one episode deals with racism when Punky's friend Allen is excluded from a club because of his race. Another episode tackles the issue of divorce and its impact on children.

In addition to its heart and writing, Punky Brewster is also known for its iconic fashion. Punky is a style icon, with her mismatched clothes and colorful accessories. She even has her own line of dolls and an animated spin-off show featuring her character.

Overall, Punky Brewster is a classic sitcom that has stood the test of time. Its heart, humor, and social commentary make it just as relevant today as it was when it first aired.

Punky Brewster is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (88 episodes). The series first aired on September 16, 1984.

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Seasons
Wedding Bells for Brandon
22. Wedding Bells for Brandon
May 27, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
What's Your Sign?
21. What's Your Sign?
May 26, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
The Dilemma
20. The Dilemma
May 25, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
One Plus Tutor is Three
19. One Plus Tutor is Three
May 24, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Wimped Out
18. Wimped Out
May 23, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Vice Versa
17. Vice Versa
May 19, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Bad Dog
16. Bad Dog
May 18, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
No No, We Won't Go
15. No No, We Won't Go
May 17, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Ouch
14. Ouch
May 16, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
The Reading Game
13. The Reading Game
May 13, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Dear Diary
12. Dear Diary
May 12, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Aunt Larnese Is Coming to Town
11. Aunt Larnese Is Coming to Town
May 11, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Radio Daze
10. Radio Daze
May 10, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
See You in Court
9. See You in Court
May 9, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Cosmetic Scam
8. Cosmetic Scam
May 6, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Christmas Hero
7. Christmas Hero
May 5, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Passed Away at Punky's Place
6. Passed Away at Punky's Place
May 4, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Brandon's Commercial
5. Brandon's Commercial
May 3, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Poor Margaux
4. Poor Margaux
May 2, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Going to Camp
3. Going to Camp
April 29, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
Crushed
2. Crushed
April 28, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
The Nun's Story
1. The Nun's Story
April 27, 1988
Punky Brewster is back for her fourth and final season!Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) has come a long way since the first time she turned our world around--but that's not to say she doesn't have a thing or two left to learn. In this series-ending season, Punky confronts crushes, camp, bankruptcy, scam artists, illiteracy, child abuse and even her own appendix!Through her classic personality and the pandemonium that inevitably ensues, Punky and her medley of family and friends conquer life lessons and still leave us laughing.
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Where to Watch Punky Brewster
Punky Brewster is available for streaming on the Syndicated website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Punky Brewster on demand at Peacock Premium and Amazon.
  • Premiere Date
    September 16, 1984
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (6,090)