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 / ... (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
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 Edward Stratton III (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
Franklyn Seales ...
 Dexter Stuffins (96 episodes, 1983-1987)
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 Alfonso Spears (72 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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Ricky Schroeder used to play around on the sets with all the NBC child actors during the downtime, in between takes. He said Todd Bridges would chase him around with a water pistol filled with his own pee. See more »

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Referenced in Family Guy: A Fish Out of Water (2001) See more »

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Silver Spoons
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Written by Robert Wirth (as Robert Wirth) and Rik Howard
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Unabashedly Eighties
1 September 2000 | by (California, U.S.A.) – See 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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