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Silver Spoons 

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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Ricky Schroder ...  Ricky Stratton / ... 116 episodes, 1982-1987
Erin Gray ...  Kate Summers / ... 116 episodes, 1982-1987
Joel Higgins ...  Edward Stratton III / ... 116 episodes, 1982-1987
Franklyn Seales ...  Dexter Stuffins / ... 96 episodes, 1983-1987
Alfonso Ribeiro ...  Alfonso Spears 72 episodes, 1984-1987
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

25 September 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuna de oro See more »

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Embassy Television See more »
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Color

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4:3
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Trivia

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 Raising Hope: Dinner with Tropes (2014) 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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15 March 2002 | by mattkratzSee 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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