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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Release Date:
25 September 1982 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
It's Not Easy Being the Man of the House!
Plot:
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. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A Cute Sitcom of the 1980s! See more (10 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 48)

Ricky Schroder ... Ricky Stratton (116 episodes, 1982-1987)

Erin Gray ... Kate Summers Stratton / ... (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
Joel Higgins ... Edward Stratton III (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
Franklyn Seales ... Dexter Stuffins (84 episodes, 1983-1987)

Alfonso Ribeiro ... Alfonso Spears (72 episodes, 1984-1987)
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Series Directed by
Jack Shea (91 episodes, 1982-1987)
John Sgueglia (6 episodes, 1986-1987)
Tony Singletary (5 episodes, 1985-1987)
Art Dielhenn (4 episodes, 1986-1987)
Bob Lally (3 episodes, 1982-1986)
Steven Robman (2 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Writing credits
Martin Cohan (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
David W. Duclon (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
Ron Leavitt (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
Howard Leeds (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
Michael G. Moye (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
Ben Starr (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
Danny Kallis (21 episodes, 1982-1987)
Steven Pritzker (20 episodes, 1982-1985)
James R. Stein (18 episodes, 1982-1986)
Bob Illes (18 episodes, 1982-1985)
Jim Geoghan (18 episodes, 1983-1987)
Linwood Boomer (6 episodes, 1985-1986)
Neil Lebowitz (5 episodes, 1982-1984)
Lee H. Grant (4 episodes, 1982-1984)
Marshall Goldberg (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Neil Rosen (4 episodes, 1986-1987)
George Tricker (4 episodes, 1986-1987)
Glenn Padnick (3 episodes, 1982-1985)
Bob Baublitz (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Garry Ferrier (2 episodes, 1983-1985)
Aubrey Tadman (2 episodes, 1983-1985)
Jack Shea (2 episodes, 1983-1984)
Ron Clark (2 episodes, 1985-1987)
Ken Cinnamon (2 episodes, 1985)
Jim Evering (2 episodes, 1985)
Dorothy Van (2 episodes, 1985)
Karen Wengrod (2 episodes, 1985)
Stephen Langford (2 episodes, 1986-1987)

Series Produced by
Bob Illes .... producer / executive producer / ... (16 episodes, 1982-1985)
James R. Stein .... producer / executive producer / ... (12 episodes, 1982-1986)
John Maxwell Anderson .... associate producer / co-producer (11 episodes, 1982-1984)
David W. Duclon .... executive producer / producer (10 episodes, 1982-1984)
Steven Pritzker .... executive producer / supervising producer / ... (5 episodes, 1984-1985)
George Burditt .... supervising producer / co-executive producer / ... (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
Jack Humphrey .... co-executive producer / executive producer (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Al Lowenstein .... producer / co-producer (3 episodes, 1985-1986)

Jim Geoghan .... producer (unknown episodes)
Robin Green .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Ray Colcord (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
John C. Zak (22 episodes, 1983-1984)
Richard Hissong (20 episodes, 1984-1985)
Donald A. Morgan (3 episodes, 1982-1984)
Tom Schamp (2 episodes, 1982-1984)
Ken Lamkin (2 episodes, 1982)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bill Petty (54 episodes, 1982-1985)
Larry Harris (5 episodes, 1982-1986)
 
Series Casting by
Dennis Cornell (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
 
Series Production Design by
Chuck Murawski (57 episodes, 1982-1986)

Curtis A. Schnell (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Dahl Delu (57 episodes, 1982-1986)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Larry Wiemer (22 episodes, 1983-1984)
Richard Reynolds (8 episodes, 1982)

Chuck Rutherford (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Betsey Potter (71 episodes, 1982-1986)
 
Series Makeup Department
JoAnn Stafford-Chaney .... hair stylist / hairdresser (58 episodes, 1982-1986)
Wynona Price .... makeup artist (31 episodes, 1982-1984)
Jim Ruffino .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Sue Cary Mayer .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1985)

Curry Bushnell .... assistant makeup artist (unknown episodes, 1985)
Nina Kent .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Ken Stump .... in charge of production (94 episodes, 1983-1987)
Al Burton .... production supervisor / in charge of production (10 episodes, 1982-1985)
Glenn Padnick .... production supervisor (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
John McElveney .... unit manager (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Art Dielhenn .... associate director (30 episodes, 1982-1984)
John Sgueglia .... associate director (5 episodes, 1985-1986)
 
Series Art Department
Gary Ramirez .... property master (51 episodes, 1982-1986)
Kenny Swenson .... property master (3 episodes, 1982)

Rhonda Robinson .... property master (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Tamara Johnson .... sound re-recording mixer (100 episodes, 1982-1987)
Vic Ortiz .... boom operator (94 episodes, 1983-1987)
Michael Ballin .... audio (22 episodes, 1983-1984)
Pete San Filipo .... audio (8 episodes, 1982)
Ron Cronkhite .... audio (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
 
Series Stunts
Laura Reed .... stunt double (5 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
James Kibbe .... lighting technician (72 episodes, 1984-1987)
Tom Faigh .... assistant camera (22 episodes, 1983-1984)
Ken Lamkin .... lighting director (3 episodes, 1982)
Mark Buxbaum .... lighting director (3 episodes, 1985-1986)

Larry Gaudette .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Jane Murray .... principal casting executive / casting executive (31 episodes, 1982-1984)
Stephen Kolzak .... principal casting executive / executive in charge of casting (5 episodes, 1985-1986)

Eve Brandstein .... casting executive (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Rik Howard .... composer: theme music (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
Robert Wirth .... composer: theme music (116 episodes, 1982-1987)
 
Series Other crew
Fran McConnell .... production consultant / production supervisor (76 episodes, 1982-1987)
Joanie Rhodes .... script supervisor (53 episodes, 1982-1985)
Bob Illes .... story supervisor / story supervision (51 episodes, 1982-1985)
James R. Stein .... story supervisor / story supervision (51 episodes, 1982-1985)
Danny Kallis .... story editor / executive story editor (49 episodes, 1983-1986)
Stuart Shostak .... studio audience warm-up comedian (46 episodes, 1983-1985)
Elvin Ivory .... stage manager (35 episodes, 1982-1986)
Jim Johnson .... technical director (32 episodes, 1982-1985)
Glenn Padnick .... production consultant (31 episodes, 1982-1984)
Ron Leavitt .... creative consultant (30 episodes, 1982-1984)
Michael G. Moye .... creative consultant (30 episodes, 1982-1984)
John Sgueglia .... stage manager (30 episodes, 1982-1984)
David W. Duclon .... story supervisor / story supervision (27 episodes, 1982-1984)
Jim Geoghan .... program consultant / story editor / ... (27 episodes, 1983-1986)
Barbara Cramer .... production coordinator (22 episodes, 1983-1984)
Neil Lebowitz .... story editor (22 episodes, 1983-1984)
Steven Pritzker .... executive script consultant / story supervisor (10 episodes, 1982-1985)
Maynard C. Virgil I .... stage manager (4 episodes, 1985-1986)
D'Janine King-Lasky .... production assistant (3 episodes, 1983-1984)
Bob Agrella .... production services coordinator (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Linwood Boomer .... program consultant (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ed Cervantes .... production consultant (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Wendy Neckels .... production associate (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Barbara Stoll .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Dave Smith .... technical director (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ellen Endo-Dizon .... production consultant (2 episodes, 1985)
Marshall Goldberg .... executive story consultant (2 episodes, 1985)
Scot Hunter .... technical manager (2 episodes, 1985)

Marilyn Belknap .... assistant to writer (unknown episodes)
Bob Corff .... voice teacher (unknown episodes)
 

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
A Cute Sitcom of the 1980s!, 25 November 2006
Author: (sylviastel@aol.com) from United States

This show was never meant to be a hit but it was with a stellar cast including a young Rick Shroeder as the spoiled but likable rich kid. Who could forget the train in the house? His grandfather was played by legendary actor, John Houseman, and his father was well-played by Joel Grey. His stepmother and father's secretary was played by Erin Gray better known for her female role in the short-lived series, Buck Rogers. Everybody knew that they would get together. Anyway the Strattons live in Long Island, we also got to see Jason Bateman before he became famous. I liked Christina Belford who played the mother and former wife, Mrs. Stratton. She left an unforgettable impression on me that I always remembered her name. Well, the series had a nice five year run during the sitcom explosion of the 1980s.

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