Punky Brewster

Season 4 Episode 13

The Reading Game

Aired Sunday 7:00 PM May 13, 1988 on NBC
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The Reading Game

Cherie's cousins Paula and Bobby arrive for a visit. Trouble starts when Punky realizes that Paula, who is their age, cannot read...and Punky and Cherie have very different opinions on how to address the situation.

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    Soleil Moon Frye

    Soleil Moon Frye

    Penelope "Punky" Brewster

    George Gaynes

    George Gaynes

    Henry Warnimont

    T.K. Carter

    T.K. Carter

    Mike Fulton

    Casey Ellison

    Casey Ellison

    Allen Anderson

    Ami Foster

    Ami Foster

    Margaux Kramer

    Cherie Johnson

    Cherie Johnson

    Cherie Johnson

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    • QUOTES (4)

      • Punky: (chases Bobby around the living room) Stop running! Bobby! Bobby! (they both sit on the couch) Boy, this is the toughest babysitting job I've ever had.
        Bobby: I like you.
        Punky: That's because you don't know what a squealer is.
        Bobby: Tell me a story.
        Punky: Okay, I know a real cute one about a little rabbit.
        Bobby: (spits in her face)
        Punky: Gotcha. No rabbits. Okay, we'll make it a--a dinosaur. Once there was a dinosaur named Bobby. One day, Bobby the dinosaur is eating some chocolate chip cookies. Yummy yummy!
        Bobby: Yummy yummy!
        Punky: They weighed around 100 pounds each. We're talkin' heavy cookies! When suddenly, some giant slimbers flew down and dropped him, kerplots! Splat! Splat!
        Bobby: Splat, splat!

      • Punky: Cherie, I think you're wrong about this.
        Cherie: She's my cousin, Punky. I have to help her.
        Punky: Yeah, but what if she waits until her life's almost over--like when she's 30?

      • Punky: I'm not a rat!
        Cherie: Oh yeah? Then why do you always eat so much cheese?

      • Punky: So are you gonna learn how to read now?
        Paula: Yep, and you know what I'm gonna learn to read first.
        Cherie: What?
        Paula: Every bottle under the sink.

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