IMDb > "Silver Spoons" (1982)
"Silver Spoons"
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany creditsepisode listepisodes castepisode ratings... by rating... by votes
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsmessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summaryplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

"Silver Spoons" (1982) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1982-1987

Photos (See all 8 | slideshow)

Overview

User Rating:
6.0/10   1,734 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Up 4% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Contact:
View company contact information for Silver Spoons on IMDbPro.
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 »
NewsDesk:
(91 articles)
Movie Review: Bad Words
 (From CinemaNerdz. 21 March 2014, 8:39 PM, PDT)

What Is Jason Bateman's Best Movie?
 (From Fandango. 21 March 2014, 8:40 AM, PDT)

Jason Bateman on directing his young stars in 'Bad Words'
 (From Hitfix. 13 March 2014, 7:20 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
Unabashedly Eighties See more (10 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 47)

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 (71 episodes, 1983-1987)

Alfonso Ribeiro ... Alfonso Spears (67 episodes, 1984-1987)
(more)

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)
 

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Runtime:
30 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Sound Mix:
Certification:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
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 »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Silver SpoonsSee more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Unabashedly Eighties, 1 September 2000
Author: nycovom1 from California, U.S.A.

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 :-).

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (10 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for "Silver Spoons" (1982)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
wondering about silver spoons season 2 dvd set clb_1220
J.T. chickitah
Did anyone NOT like this show? roximunro
Silver Spoons on Youtube UncleScrooge01
Question to a die hard Silver Spoons fan savair1
kinda sexy for the time . . . jess_sayin
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
"The Beverly Hillbillies" Spy Kids "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" Hocus Pocus Some Like It Hot
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Episode guide Full cast and crew Company credits
External reviews News articles IMDb TV section
IMDb Comedy section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.

You may add a new episode for this TV series by clicking the 'add episode' button