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"It's helped me rediscover my 'Punky Power"."
Punky Brewster to her children

Punky Brewster is the ten-episode[1] reboot of the iconic 80s sitcom Punky Brewster that takes the beloved characters to the present. Punky Brewster is now an adult and mother herself. Raising her three children by herself, she is trying to get her life back on track when she meets Izzy, a young girl in the foster system who reminds Punky a lot of her younger self.[2][3]

Cast[]

Episodes[]

  1. Pilot
  2. Making Room for Izzy
  3. Two First Dates
  4. Under the Influence
  5. Looking for Love and a Hat
  6. The Look of Daniel
  7. The Treehouse That Punky Built
  8. Put A Ring On It
  9. 80s Block Party
  10. Mother's Day

Production[]

Development[]

In June 2019, UCP announced plans for a new Punky Brewster series starring Soleil Moon Frye. The series revisits Punky as a single mother of three “trying to get her life back on track when she meets a young girl who reminds her a lot of her younger self.” The series also features Cherie Johnson, returning to the role named after her, as well as Freddie Prinze Jr. as Punky's ex-husband Travis. In early 2020, NBC confirmed the revival consisting of a ten-episode first season that aired on its new streaming Peacock network the revival premiered on February 25, 2021.

Trivia[]

  • Plans for a reboot of the series were announced in June 2019.[1]
  • The Punky Brewster revival will be UCP's first-ever multi-camera sitcom as well as their first family oriented sitcom.[4]

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References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Burwick, Kevin (May 2, 2020). Punky Brewster Reboot Trailer: Soleil Moon Frye Brings Punky Power Back on Peacock. tvweb.com. Retrieved on April 16, 2020.
  2. Loop, Erica (January 16, 2020). Here's What We Know about the Punky Brewster Reboot So Far. redtri.com/. Retrieved on May 3, 2020.
  3. Andreeva, Nellie and Petski, Denise (October 1, 2019). Punky Brewster 's Cherie Johnson To Reprise Role In Pilot Sequel For NBCU’s Peacock Streamer. deadline.com. Retrieved on May 3, 2020.
  4. Orange, Alan B. (May 3, 2020). Punky Brewster Sequel Series Is Happening with Original Star Soleil Moon Frye. tvweb.com. Retrieved on June 4, 2019.
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