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 (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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NBC originally wanted a show that was based on Arthur (1981) but without the character's drinking of alcohol. The character eventually morphed into Edward Stratton III. Ricky Schroder was under contract with NBC at the time and was added to the concept. See more »

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Referenced in V.I.P.: The Last Temptation of Val (1999) 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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The first few seasons
7 December 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I watched this show as a kid.I really liked it for the first few seasons,when Derek,J.T. and Freddy were on it.It was much funnier when Ricky was younger and his dad had that train running through the living room.I think the funniest episode was when Ricky owed Derek for saving his life and couldn't find him a date for their party.So Derek makes Ricky dress up as a girl to be his date!It was really funny and Ricky really looked like a girl. Later on as Rick got older and they changed some of the characters on the show it really went down hill.


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