Silver Spoons (1982–1987)

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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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 Ricky Stratton (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
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 Kate Summers Stratton / ... (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
Joel Higgins ...
 Edward Stratton III (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
Franklyn Seales ...
 Dexter Stuffins (71 episodes, 1983-1987)
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 Alfonso Spears (67 episodes, 1984-1987)
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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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25 September 1982 (USA)  »

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Il mio amico Ricky  »

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Silver Spoons
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Written by Robert Wirth (as Robert Wirth) and Rik Howard
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15 March 2002 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

Another one of my favorite shows during the '80s. Who couldn't help but love Rick Schroder as a kid? He moves in with his wealthy father and learns that dad has never really grown up himself. The show concentrated on the "little lessons" that each member of the show tried to provide each other with.


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