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Subject: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: robby76 on 04/23/20 at 2:56 am

The trailer for the new Punky Brewster series is out. I'm normally against reboots, but this one actually stars Soleil Moon Frye and Cherie Johnson. Freddie Prinze Jnr in it as well.

Kinda looks like the same apartment setting as the original too.

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Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 04/23/20 at 7:25 am


The trailer for the new Punky Brewster series is out. I'm normally against reboots, but this one actually stars Soleil Moon Frye and Cherie Johnson. Freddie Prinze Jnr in it as well.

Kinda looks like the same apartment setting as the original too.

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I always liked the show Punky Brewster during the 1980's but you know I'll give this new version a shot and see how it is, The question is who will play Henry Warnimont? ???

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: whistledog on 04/25/20 at 10:39 am


I always liked the show Punky Brewster during the 1980's but you know I'll give this new version a shot and see how it is, The question is who will play Henry Warnimont? ???


Most likely nobody.  Henry was in his 60's when he adopted Punky

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: wagonman76 on 04/25/20 at 11:04 am


Most likely nobody.  Henry was in his 60's when he adopted Punky


Looks like what they did with fuller house. Now it’s about the kids she is raising instead. But who knows they might have an occasional character who is very old to play Henry aka grandpa. Who might stop by once in awhile or visit him in a nursing home. Or just write it into the show that he isn’t still alive which is true.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: robby76 on 04/25/20 at 11:56 am

There's actually a picture of Henry on the wall in the very beginning of the trailer.

It'd be nice to have Margaux and Allen in it at some point too.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/8b/Punky_Brewster%2C_publicity_still.jpg

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 04/26/20 at 7:17 am


Most likely nobody.  Henry was in his 60's when he adopted Punky


If you had to choose an actor just for example whom would it be?

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 04/26/20 at 7:23 am

It was just silly the way Punky Bewster had ended it's run in 1988 and it only had 4 years, Who thought it should've lasted longer?

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: whistledog on 04/26/20 at 10:49 am


If you had to choose an actor just for example whom would it be?


I don't think I could as no one could replace George Gaynes, but just for comedy sake, G.W. Bailey lol

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 04/26/20 at 2:22 pm


I don't think I could as no one could replace George Gaynes, but just for comedy sake, G.W. Bailey lol


Me neither, I don't know who would have played Henry Warnimont in the new Punky Brewster, By The Way, whatever became of the dog that she was always with? Did he pass away or is he alive?  ???

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: wagonman76 on 04/26/20 at 5:15 pm


Me neither, I don't know who would have played Henry Warnimont in the new Punky Brewster, By The Way, whatever became the dog that she was always with? Did he pass away or is he alive?  ???


I can’t imagine any dog that would be around almost 40 years later.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 04/27/20 at 4:04 am


I can’t imagine any dog that would be around almost 40 years later.


I can't find any information on Brandon (Sandy).

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: violet_shy on 04/29/20 at 3:00 pm

I LOVED Punky Brewster. I had the coloring books, the lunchbox, and the signature sneakers that she wore!

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Elor on 05/01/20 at 2:16 am


I can't find any information on Brandon (Sandy).
Dogs usually only get 12-15 years old so it's been gone for a long time. :-X

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 05/01/20 at 3:57 pm


Dogs usually only get 12-15 years old so it's been gone for a long time. :-X


My guess is that he might have died years after it's finale but Punky can most likely find a new dog named Brandon.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 05/01/20 at 3:58 pm


I LOVED Punky Brewster. I had the coloring books, the lunchbox, and the signature sneakers that she wore!



Did you have a dog named Brandon?

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: violet_shy on 05/02/20 at 7:44 pm



Did you have a dog named Brandon?


Lol! No. But I had a cat.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 05/03/20 at 1:48 am

It looks good.  I'm just not sure it will be the same without George Gaynes and Susie Garret.  I'm in Canada so it's very likely that The Peacock streaming service won't be here.  Just in the U.S.  Too bad too.  I used to really enjoy watching the show in my youth.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 05/03/20 at 4:06 am


Lol! No. But I had a cat.


Was it named Brandon?

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 05/03/20 at 4:07 am


It looks good.  I'm just not sure it will be the same without George Gaynes and Susie Garret.  I'm in Canada so it's very likely that The Peacock streaming service won't be here.  Just in the U.S.  Too bad too.  I used to really enjoy watching the show in my youth.



Shows are sometimes not as good without the original cast but I will give it a shot just as long as it's funny.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: violet_shy on 05/03/20 at 2:43 pm


Was it named Brandon?


Her name was Fifi

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 05/04/20 at 4:08 am

I wonder if Punky Brewster will go back to the episode where it left before it had it's finale in 1988 where Brandon got married?

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: wagonman76 on 05/04/20 at 9:36 am

I wonder if they will do like on fuller house and the newer Roseanne. Make jokes about the old shows.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 05/05/20 at 7:23 am


I wonder if they will do like on fuller house and the newer Roseanne. Make jokes about the old shows.



I kind of think they'll do that but you never know in 2020.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: andersenb11775 on 07/04/20 at 3:18 pm

*No* theme song will beat the original show's Every Time You Turn Around. Margaux has to appear.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 07/05/20 at 3:56 am


*No* theme song will beat the original show's Every Time You Turn Around. Margaux has to appear.


Who sang the original theme song?

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: andersenb11775 on 07/06/20 at 8:21 am

The production team have to be careful, as what was cute from an eight year old will not be so cute on a middle aged woman who is pushing fifty.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 07/06/20 at 8:49 am

https://img.vixdata.io/pd/jpg-large/en/sites/default/files/p/punky_cover.jpg

https://celebvogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Soleil-Moon-Frye-1-scaled.jpg

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: andersenb11775 on 07/06/20 at 11:58 am

Margaux (Ami Foster) was the one who deserved a spin-off back in the 1980s.


https://i.imgur.com/TfWtpfH.jpg

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 07/06/20 at 2:17 pm

The spinoff could work if they use the right people for the show, most of the cast members have been long deceased but what they could bring in the ones that are still living right now, we'll see how this one goes, it could flop but you never know in 2020 compared what kids were watching 36 years ago, we'll see if they might be interested.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 07/21/20 at 2:46 pm


The production team have to be careful, as what was cute from an eight year old will not be so cute on a middle aged woman who is pushing fifty.


Pushing 50? Dude! She's the same age as me.  She's not even 44 yet. ::) ::) ::) ::) ::) 

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: wagonman76 on 07/21/20 at 6:30 pm


Pushing 50? Dude! She's the same age as me.  She's not even 44 yet. ::) ::) ::) ::) ::)


Me too within 2 weeks.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 07/22/20 at 3:14 pm

When will The new Punky Brewster begin?

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 07/22/20 at 4:15 pm

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Here's a trailer.  It's Punky and her kids!

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 07/23/20 at 7:36 am


VFWtiyDQL0k

Here's a trailer.  It's Punky and her kids!


I have a good feeling that this might be good, I will view it and give it my thoughts.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 07/26/20 at 12:00 am


Who sang the original theme song?


Gary Portnoy who also sang the Cheers theme song.


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Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/26/20 at 5:11 am

...and it was on this date (July 26th) in 1984, that NBC began shooting 15-minute episodes of "Punky Brewster." The short episodes were used when football games spilled over into the show's time slot.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 07/26/20 at 5:12 pm


I have a good feeling that this might be good, I will view it and give it my thoughts.


I wonder how Hennry would feel about Punky spitting her orange juice into a glass? He probably wouldn't approve of it.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 07/27/20 at 2:30 pm


...and it was on this date (July 26th) in 1984, that NBC began shooting 15-minute episodes of "Punky Brewster." The short episodes were used when football games spilled over into the show's time slot.


Didn't it begin in 1982? ???

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 07/27/20 at 2:31 pm


I wonder how Hennry would feel about Punky spitting her orange juice into a glass? He probably wouldn't approve of it.


"Punky, that's inappropriate".

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/27/20 at 2:49 pm


Didn't it begin in 1982? ???
Wiki has the first episode was broadcast on September 16th 1984.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 07/28/20 at 7:30 am


Wiki has the first episode was broadcast on September 16th 1984.



And I think it ended in 1988 with the a dog marriage.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/28/20 at 3:34 pm



And I think it ended in 1988 with the a dog marriage.
With the last broadcast on May 27th that year.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 07/29/20 at 3:38 pm


With the last broadcast on May 27th that year.


It did bad in the ratings.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 07/29/20 at 9:37 pm


It did bad in the ratings.


Or it could have been because somebody decided that Soleil was no longer the cute little child that she once was and decided that the show should end aka hitting prepubescence.  Back then once child actors hit a certain age they were no-longer as cute as they were before hitting puberty.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 07/30/20 at 7:34 am


Or it could have been because somebody decided that Soleil was no longer the cute little child that she once was and decided that the show should end aka hitting prepubescence.  Back then once child actors hit a certain age they were no-longer as cute as they were before hitting puberty.


In 1988 Punky Brewster was I think in her early teens during the final episode.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 07/30/20 at 12:22 pm


In 1988 Punky Brewster was I think in her early teens during the final episode.


August 6, 1976 which means Soleil was almost 12 years old at that time Punky Brewster ended. She's a month - 1 day older than me.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: wagonman76 on 07/30/20 at 2:33 pm


August 6, 1976 which means Soleil was almost 12 years old at that time Punky Brewster ended. She's a month - 1 day older than me.


She’s 12 days younger than me.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 07/30/20 at 3:22 pm


She’s 12 days younger than me.


Which is why I was rolling my eyes as soon as someone said "what was cute on an 8-year-old wouldn't be so cute on a middle aged woman who's pushing 50 years old!"!

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: Howard on 07/31/20 at 7:24 am


Which is why I was rolling my eyes as soon as someone said "what was cute on an 8-year-old wouldn't be so cute on a middle aged woman who's pushing 50 years old!"!


In this new version she's a Mother raising children on her own.

Subject: Re: Punky Brewster - new remake 2020

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 08/03/20 at 10:39 pm


In this new version she's a Mother raising children on her own.


Actually, these kids are Punky's foster kids.  The youngest one reminded her of how she was at that age when Henry found her and Brandon wandering on the street in front of the same supermarket that her youngest foster was wandering in front of.

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