Punky Brewster

Jim 1980s

Punky Brewster 1984-86 NBC

DAD: Henry Warnimont / Single

DAD’S JOB: Photographer / Building Manager

KIDS: Punky Brewster (Soleil Moon Frye) (7)

WHERE’S MOM: Abandoned by parents

STAND-IN "MOM ": Betty Johnson (Susie Garrett) / neighbor and Punky’s friend Cherie’s grandmother

Try not to get cavities: Punky was the oh-so-lovable bundle of joy that Henry found one day living with her puppy in Henry’s apartment house.

To understand this show, viewers should ask themselves: who can turn the world on with a smile? Who can take a nothing day, and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile?

Am I being too cynical?

A spin of the Andy Griffith Memorial Badge for Greg Bulmash at the "IMDB WASHed UPdate" for the lowdown on Punky. Thanks, Greg!

…and a victory loop of the Benton Quest Private Jet for ‘Nancy’ for the scoop on the substitute "mom" — thanks, Nancy!