This section contains interesting facts about the
show, the characters, the cast members, etc.
Silver Spoons ran for 4 season on NBC before moving for one final season
in first-run syndication.
Jason Bateman, who played Ricky's best friend Derek Taylor for the first
2 seasons, was a very popular actor so NBC gave him his own sitcom, It's Your Move
which aired during the 1984-1985 season. Later, he would do the NBC sitcom
The Hogan Family
The cast of Silver Spoons appeared on one of the "Circus of the Stars" specials.
Rick's wife Andrea wrote him fan letters when he was on Silver Spoons.
The show was set in Shallow Springs, Long Island, New York.