The BEST episodes of Silver Spoons

Every episode of Silver Spoons ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of 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.

Last Updated: 12/10/2022Network:NBC
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Author, Author
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8.67
3 votes

#1 - Author, Author

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/23/1987

Edward's ex-wife writes a novel about a woman's stormy relationship with a character to whom he bears a strong resemblance.

Judgment Day
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8.50
2 votes

#2 - Judgment Day

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/1/1985

Writer: Danny Kallis
Magnificent Obsession
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8.33
3 votes

#3 - Magnificent Obsession

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/24/1985

Rick loses his girlfriend to the captain of the football team, and then loses his dignity in an effort to win her back.

Get the Hook
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8.33
3 votes

#4 - Get the Hook

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/26/1987

Rick's strong ambition to become a comic threatens his grades.

Writer: Jim Geoghan
Educating Rick
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8.33
3 votes

#5 - Educating Rick

Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/2/1987

Disappointed by Rick's interest in party schools, Edward steers him toward a more rigorous all-male college.

Edward's Big Adventure
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8.33
3 votes

#6 - Edward's Big Adventure

Season 5 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/3/1987

Edward finds himself in danger of bodily harm after he loses his wallet and owes $400. to a pool shark. However, when he calls Rick and asks him to bring the money, Rick believes it to be just another one of his dad's April Fools Day pranks.

Directors: John Sgueglia
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Let It Snow, Let It Snow
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8.33
3 votes

#7 - Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/4/1987

Kate and Edward try to have a romantic weekend in the snow, but Rick, Alfonso, Brad and Dexter spoil their plans.

The Secret Life of Ricky Stratton
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8.25
4 votes

#8 - The Secret Life of Ricky Stratton

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/24/1985

A blind date with a computer pen pal panics Rick after they exchange photos.

Writer: Danny Kallis
Rick Sings
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8.25
4 votes

#9 - Rick Sings

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/23/1986

Rick's the manager of his friend's band, Splat! When Rick gets them on Rock Search, the lead singer has laryngitis. The band convinces Rick to step in for him & sing that tune.

Writer: Jim Geoghan
Beauties and the Beasts
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8.00
6 votes

#10 - Beauties and the Beasts

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/9/1984

In an effort to save the freshman newspaper, Rick, Alfonso and Freddy create a freshman beauty pageant, hoping everyone will ""read all about it.""

Directors: Jack Shea
The Great Baseball Card Scheme
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8.00
4 votes

#11 - The Great Baseball Card Scheme

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/27/1985

Grandfather Stratton schemes with Rick to corner the baseball card market.

Daddy Rick
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8.00
4 votes

#12 - Daddy Rick

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/19/1986

Rick takes part in a marriage with a student, but is shocked when his ""wife"" gets pregnant.

Directors: Gerren Keith
Writer: Jim Geoghan
A Little Magic
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7.90
10 votes

#13 - A Little Magic

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/4/1982

Convinced that Kate is in love with him, Ricky decides to set her up with Edward.

Directors: Jack Shea
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Passports to Pleasure
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7.86
7 votes

#14 - Passports to Pleasure

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/15/1983

Derek and Ricky pick up cheerleaders while in Chicago for a Badger Patrol convention.

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Mr. President
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7.83
6 votes

#15 - Mr. President

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/19/1983

Ricky daydreams that he is the President of the United States.

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Driver Ed
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7.83
6 votes

#16 - Driver Ed

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/26/1983

While Edward and Kate are away Grandfather tries to teach Ricky to drive.

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Growing Pains (2)
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7.80
5 votes

#17 - Growing Pains (2)

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/7/1984

Rick exhibits his independence by running away, but he soon begins to appreciate what he's left, in the conclusion of a special two-part story.

Spare the Rod
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7.80
5 votes

#18 - Spare the Rod

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/24/1984

Ricky discovers that a friend is being beaten by his father.

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The World's Greatest Father
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7.75
4 votes

#19 - The World's Greatest Father

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/21/1984

JT's father is offended by how much time Edward is spending with his son.

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Voyage of the Darned (2)
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7.67
3 votes

#20 - Voyage of the Darned (2)

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/18/1984

After their plane crashes on a deserted island, Rick Alfonso, Dexter, Edward and Kate must battle Mother Nature to survive, in the conclusion of a two-part story.

The Call of the Wild
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7.67
3 votes

#21 - The Call of the Wild

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/25/1984

Rick's mom shows up with an ex-pro football player as a boyfriend and a ""new"" outlook on life.

Mrs. Stratton Builds Her Dreamhouse
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7.67
3 votes

#22 - Mrs. Stratton Builds Her Dreamhouse

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/22/1985

As new wife and mother, Late begins making changes in the Stratton household that Edward supports and Rick resents.

Attack of the Giant Frog People
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7.63
8 votes

#23 - Attack of the Giant Frog People

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/22/1983

Derek and JT put frogs in Freddy's sleeping bag during a slumber party. Ricky hurts Freddy by saying that he isn't his friend.

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Blazing Hotel Rooms
star
7.60
5 votes

#24 - Blazing Hotel Rooms

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/31/1984

Edward, Ricky and Dexter are trapped as their hotel catches on fire during a toy convention.

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Hi, Mom
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7.60
5 votes

#25 - Hi, Mom

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/7/1984

Kate's mom arrives for a surprise visit and discovers that Kate and Edward are involved.

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