Yes, the show, along with many others debuted in 1984. Soleil Moon Frye, the actress who portrayed Punky Brewster, now a spritely 33-years-old, celebrated her one-millionth twitter follower by dressing up as the character one more time.
Somehow, when I heard this news, I thought it would be steamier than it is. It’s just kinda weird. She looks like most girls in Portland, who’ve perfected the art of taking three hours to look like they’ve rolled out of bed. [via]