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Silver Spoons Season 3 Episodes

24 Episodes 1984 - 1985

Episode 1

Best Friends

Sun, Sep 16, 1984 30 mins

Dexter's nephew resorts to desperate measures to gain acceptance and friendship. Dexter: Franklyn Seales. Rick: Ricky Schroder.

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Episode 2

Survival of the Fittest

Sun, Sep 23, 1984 30 mins

High school's a whole new ball game for Rick (Ricky Schroder), whose first-day humiliation causes him to change his game plan. Freddy: Corky Pigeon. Randy: Byron Thames.

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Episode 3

Growing Pains

Sun, Sep 30, 1984 30 mins

Rick ignores the curfew imposed on him by Edward. First of two parts. Alfonso: Alfonso Ribeiro. Randy: Byron Thames. Nate: Gary Riley. Tawny: Shawnee Smith. Kate: Erin Gray.

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Episode 4

Growing Pains

Sun, Oct 7, 1984 30 mins

Conclusion. Thinking his father no longer trusts him, Rick runs away from home. Edward: Joel Higgins. Harry: Pete Schrum. Dexter: Franklyn Seales.

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Episode 5

A Dark and Stormy Night

Sun, Oct 28, 1984 30 mins

On a dark and stormy night, Edward encourages Rick and his pals to use their imagination by creating a pass-the-ghost story. Frankenstuffins: Franklyn Seales. Rick: Ricky Schroder. Freddy: Corky Pigeon.

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Episode 6

I Won't Dance

Sun, Nov 4, 1984 30 mins

Rick's matchmaking pairs Grandfather Stratton with his teacher (Barbara Billingsley), who soon learns they're marching to different drummers. John Houseman, Ricky Schroder. Edward: Joel Higgins.

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Episode 7

Voyage of the Darned

Sun, Nov 11, 1984 30 mins

Kate pilots the company plane for the family's Caribbean vacation, which is fraught with danger when they enter the Bermuda Triangle. Part 1 of two. Ricky Schroder, Alfonso Ribeiro, Joel Higgins.

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Episode 8

Voyage of the Darned

Sun, Nov 18, 1984 30 mins

Conclusion. The family makes an emergency landing and ends up having Thanksgiving dinner stranded on a Caribbean island. Erin Gray, Joel Higgins, Ricky Schroder.

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Episode 9

The Call of the Wild

Sun, Nov 25, 1984 30 mins

Rick has great expectations when his mother arrives with her fiancé (John Matuszak) and plans to move in next door to the Strattons. Ricky Schroder, Joel Higgins, Erin Gray.

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Episode 10

Beauties and Beasts

Sun, Dec 9, 1984 30 mins

As judges for a beauty contest, Rick and his pals develop a new understanding of women. Ricky Schroder, Alfonso Ribeiro. Freddy: Corky Pigeon.

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Episode 11

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Sun, Dec 16, 1984 30 mins

During Christmas time, Alfonso learns that he won't be spending the holidays with his mother; and Freddy's family find themselves homeless. Franklyn Seales, Joel Higgins.

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Episode 12

Lulu's Back in Town

Sun, Dec 30, 1984 30 mins

Pearl Bailey plays Lulu Baker, a family friend and restaurateur who Rick hopes will agree to take over his favorite hamburger hangout. Ricky Schroder, Joel Higgins, Alfonso Ribeiro, Erin Gray.

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Episode 13

The Trouble With Grandfather

Sun, Jan 6, 1985 30 mins

Grandfather Stratton decides he just wants to have fun and announces his retirement from Stratton Industries. Joel Higgins, Ricky Schroder, Erin Gray. Dee Dee: Misty Rowe.

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Episode 14

Special Friend

Sun, Jan 13, 1985 30 mins

Rick's abilities as a peer counselor are challenged by a student whose grades and attitude need improvement. Ricky Schroder. Miss Pikes: Cynthia Kania.

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Episode 15

What's Cookin'?

Fri, Jan 27, 1984 30 mins

Rick's suggestion for a Stratton Flour Mills promotion lands him a job at his grandfather's company. Ricky Schroder. Lulu: Pearl Bailey. Grandfather: John Houseman.

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Episode 16

Marry Me, Marry Me

Sun, Feb 3, 1985 30 mins

Kate turns down a job offer because of her relationship with Edward, which seems to be going nowhere---until he proposes. Part 1 of two. Edward: Joel Higgins. Rick: Ricky Schroder.

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Episode 17

Marry Me, Marry Me

Sun, Feb 10, 1985 30 mins

Conclusion. Wedding plans are put on hold while Kate takes a cruise to do some thinking, and Edward mopes around the house. Joel Higgins. Annie: Fran Drescher. Mrs. Summers: Gloria Henry.

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Episode 18

Rick and the Legend

Sun, Feb 17, 1985 30 mins

Edward does his best to remain cool and calm about Rick's obnoxious and rebellious new friend (Steve Antin), who Edward suspects may be a thief. Ricky Schroder. Alfonso: Alfonso Ribeiro.

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Episode 19

Trouble With Words

Sun, Feb 24, 1985 30 mins

Bruce Jenner helps solve the puzzle of Alfonso's poor school performance---the missing piece was the learning disability dyslexia. Alfonso: Alfonso Ribeiro. Dexter: Franklyn Seales. Rick: Ricky Schroder.

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Episode 20

The Hotshot

Sun, Mar 3, 1985 30 mins

Rick unwittingly sells faulty cameras after falling for a scam set up by two scalawags (Paul Williams, Pat McCormick). David Horowitz: Himself. Rick: Ricky Schroder. Alfonso: Alfonso Ribeiro.

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Episode 21

All the Principal's Men

Sun, Mar 10, 1985 30 mins

On his cable-access TV show, Rick reports that the school cafeteria is substituting horse meat for beef, and the principal (Don Draper) demands he reveal his source. Freddy: Corky Pigeon.

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Episode 22

The Return of the Paisley Conspiracy

Sun, Mar 17, 1985 30 mins

Edward and an old buddy revive a singing career that keeps him on the road---and absent from Rick's father-son banquet. Dave: Michael Goodwin. Kate: Erin Gray. Rick: Ricky Schroder.

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Episode 23

The Secret Life of Ricky Stratton

Sun, Mar 24, 1985 30 mins

When Rick learns that his computer date is extremely beautiful, he begins to feel extremely inadequate. Wanda: Katie Barberi. Sally: Rachel Jacobs. Alfonso: Alfonso Ribeiro. Edward: Joel Higgins.

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Episode 24

Babysitters

Sun, Apr 7, 1985 30 mins

Rick suspects that a young girl he baby-sits was abducted from her mother by her father. Ken: Mark Hutter. Mrs. Thompson: Mary McCusker. Henshaw: Gwendolyn Mitchell.

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