After Saved by the Bell which arrived in November, Peacock (NBCUniversal’s streaming service) is already offering another revival, that of Punky Brewster. The first season of this sequel is therefore available today on the American platform.
For those who are too young to have known the original series created by David W. Duclon in 1984, Punky Brewster told us about the young Penelope “Punky” Brewster (Soleil Moon Frye) who had been abandoned by her parents and who had been taken in. by Henry Warnimont (George Gaynes), a cranky old photographer. They then formed a family like no other.
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In this new series, we will therefore reconnect with Punky (still played by Soleil Moon Frye) who is now a single mother with three children who take in one more at the beginning of the series, a young girl who makes him think of her when she was her age.
Punky Brewster | Official Trailer | Peacock
In terms of the cast, this first season of Punky Brewster version 2021 does not only bring back Soleil Moon Frye, since Cherie Johnson is reprising her role, that of Cherie, Punky’s friend. Freddie Prinze Jr. will be Travis, Punky’s ex-husband, while the children are played by Quinn Copeland (Izzy), Noah Cottrell (Diego), Oliver De Los Santos (Daniel), and Lauren Lindsey Donzis (Hannah).