Punky Brewster: Season 2

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 15
1985

The K.O. Kid

Punky’s fourth grade teacher is Mike Fulton. Mike’s friend, boxer Marvelous Marvin Hagler, comes to Punky’s class and talks about boxing. At lunch time, the s…

2 Sep 22
1985

Punky's Treehouse

Punky has a dream that inspires her to plan to build a treehouse in the tree behind the apartment building. When Henry and Betty and the gang pull out of Punky’s plan to…

3 Sep 29
1985

Cheaters Never Win

Punky gets a D in geography on her report card. A big geography test is coming up and while studying with Allen, Cherie and Margaux, Punky just can’t seem to get any of i…

4 Oct 06
1985

Baby Buddies, Inc

Punky and Cherie want to open a babysitting service so they can earn enough money to buy Betty a birthday gift, and Henry reluctantly lets Punky be involved in it as long as Be…

5 Oct 13
1985

Tap Your Troubles Away

When it comes to tap dancing, Punky dances like she has two left feet, so she decides to quit tap dancing so she can keep from being embarrassed, especially after Jersey Janet,…

6 Oct 20
1985

The Perils of Punky (1)

On a camping trip with Henry and Betty, Punky and her friends get lost in the woods while they’re finding wood for a campfire.

7 Oct 20
1985

The Perils of Punky (2)

Lost in the woods, Punky and her friends pass the time by sharing a ghost story in a cave while Betty and Henry are searching for them.

8 Oct 27
1985

Just Say No

Punky and Cherie are playing in the backyard when a girls club called “the Chicklets” show up. They say they love Punky’s fashion sense and her treehouse. The…

9 Nov 10
1985

The Search

Punky is feeling a little down after Mike has assigned the class to each work on their family tree. It’s making her want her mother Susan back in her life, and when she h…

10 Nov 17
1985

Love Thy Neighbor

On Halloween, Punky tries to play a trick on Isabelle Peavy, because Punky wants to get even with Isabelle for the way Isabelle treated Punky, Cherie, and Allen. Isabelle is a…

11 Nov 24
1985

The Gift

Punky befriends Linda, the school’s mentally handicapped janitor, and she consoles Linda when Allen makes fun of Linda. Mike later brings Linda into the classroom to play…

12 Dec 01
1985

Milk Does a Body Good

Henry invites Richard Whitney and his daughter Julie, the new neighbours, over for dinner. Punky, Cherie and Julie are making a cake for dinner when they see Julie’s pict…

13 Dec 15
1985

Christmas Shoplifting

Misled by schoolmate Richmond Matzie, Punky shoplifts a winter scarf for Henry as a Christmas present, and unknowingly switches bags with Mike — and an innocent Mike is p…

14 Jan 05
1986

Urban Fear

Punky is absolutely terrified that Henry is going to become the next victim of the “Northside Stalker” — a killer who has been terrorizing the city. Henry ass…

15 Jan 12
1986

Girls Will Be Boys

Punky wants Henry to stand up for her rights when Richmond Matzie and his father and the boys won’t let Punky race the new remote control car that she won, just because s…

16 Jan 19
1986

Cherie Lifesaver

Henry’s old refrigerator breaks down and can’t be used anymore. Later, Mike teaches CPR to his class after sending Allen to the principal&…

17 Feb 02
1986

Changes (1)

In the beginning of a special 5 part: Henry shrugs it off when Punky sees fire trucks driving down the street outside the apartment building, then Henry gets a call that tells…

18 Feb 09
1986

Changes (2)

Punky is devastated when Henry tells her that she’ll be going to Fenster Hall because Chillings removed her from Henry’s custody. Chillings takes Punky to Fenster H…

19 Feb 16
1986

Changes (3)

Henry is rushed into emergency surgery after his collapse. At Fenster Hall, Mike brings Cherie, Margaux, and Allen to visit Punky, and they have a plan to help Punky sneak out…

20 Feb 23
1986

Changes (4)

Henry spends much of the day trying to call Chillings. When Henry finally does get Chillings on the phone, Chillings tells Henry that Punky has been placed with new foster pare…

21 Mar 02
1986

Changes (5)

Henry gets a loan from the bank’s vice president, Oliver Greene, so Henry can open a new photography studio in a mall and have a source of money so he can regain custody…

22 Mar 09
1986

Accidents Happen

Mike tries to help his class understand the Challenger space shuttle tragedy — especially Punky, whose dream is to become an astronaut, and her classmates think she’…

About Punky Brewster

“Every time I turn around, I see the girl who turned my world around…” Seven-year-old Punky Brewster certainly turned Henry Warnimont’s world around. Henry was a grouchy old man who was set in his ways, until Punky came along and changed him in a way that was not thought possible…Henry became a happy man, determined to be the best parent he could be. According to reports from when this series was announced, there was a real Punky Brewster, but not quite like the one in the show. When NBC’s programming head Brandon Tartikoff was a kid, he had a crush on a tomboyish older girl by that name. Years later, Tartikoff’s first child was nicknamed Punky. He also thought it would be a great name for a series. NBC’s attorneys tracked down the real Punky, who was married to an attorney in Connecticut, and got permission to use her name. The real Punky even appeared in an episode as a teacher at Punky’s school. The show’s premise was as follows: After 7-year-old Penelope “Punky”

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