Created by David W. Duclon. With Soleil Moon Frye, George Gaynes, Cherie Johnson, Sandy. Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog, Brandon, in a supermarket by her mother. She doesn't want to stay in an orphanage, and finally befriends Henry Warnimont who adopts her.