The sequel to the 1984 sitcom was canceled after just one season,” Deadline reported.
Soleil Moon Frye reprised the beloved character in the follow-up, which premiered in February. Frye also served as the executive producer!
Frye took to Instagram to comment on the cancelation, writing: “We just got the news yesterday that they made the hard decision to not pick up our Punky for another season. I am so grateful for your constant love and support. I am feeling so many feels about what to say to all of our friends, family, and fans that have supported us.” “The best way I can put this experience is that it has felt like lightning in a bottle, a comet of joy, heart, and love that I will hold closest to my heart forever and always. You helped me find my inner strength and Punky Power once again,” she continued.
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In the update, Punky grew up to be a photographer and mother of three adapting to her new single life following her divorce.
Upon meeting a young orphan named Izzy, she decided to have her move in with her family, while her best friend Cherie attempted to find the orphan a permanent home
The original aired for two seasons on NBC before going on for two more in syndication. Its final episode aired in May 1988.