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Silver Spoons 

Ricky Stratton is a spoiled rich kid who lives the life that many kids dream of, but he still suffers from the problems that many teens do.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Ricky Schroder ...  Ricky Stratton / ... 116 episodes, 1982-1987
Erin Gray ...  Kate Summers / ... 116 episodes, 1982-1987
Joel Higgins ...  Edward Stratton III / ... 116 episodes, 1982-1987
Franklyn Seales ...  Dexter Stuffins / ... 96 episodes, 1983-1987
Alfonso Ribeiro ...  Alfonso Spears 72 episodes, 1984-1987
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Storyline

The story of young Ricky Stratton and his millionaire father, Edward, who lives very much like a young boy himself, in a house filled floor to ceiling with toys. Still, Edward takes raising Ricky seriously, and tries to avoid spoiling him while still letting him enjoy his childhood. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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It's Not Easy Being the Man of the House!

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Comedy | Family

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TV-G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Silver Spoons See more »

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Embassy Television See more »
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Color

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4:3
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Trivia

The exterior shot of Straton Mansion shown during the opening credits is actually Compton Wynyates, a Tudor period English country house located in Warwickshire, England. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Hack-O-Lantern (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Silver Spoons
(Theme Song)
Written by Robert Wirth (as Robert Wirth) and Rik Howard
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Unabashedly Eighties
1 September 2000 | by nycovom1See all my reviews

This was another show I watched back in the eighties. If you'd like to see some of the pop culture items from that decade, check out this program. Topsider boat shoes, Michael Jackson dance moves, Members Only Jackets--they're all in Silver Spoons in various places. One episode I remember vividly has Shroeder's character hacking into a military computer by mistake and downloading plans for a top-secret fighter jet--I'm serious! Let's see....oh, yes, there was the episode where he and John Houseman drive the family Mercedes through a wall into Higgin's character's office. Egad! I gotta stop. I'm having flashbacks :-).


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