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Silver Spoons reunion: Ricky Schroder meets his TV parents

New York Friars Club photo



Silver Spoon! Who could possibly forget the theme song:

Here we are, face to face
A couple of Silver Spoons.
Hopin’ to find, we’re two of a kind
Making a go, making it grow.

I doubt Ricky Schroder and his TV parents, Joel Higgins and Erin Gray, have forgotten. The trio actually had a photo op at the New York Friar's Club on Friday -- 27 years after their show went off the air. (That's 1982 to 1986 on NBC and then one more year in syndication.)

The "adults" were there to rattle Ricky during a roasting event. Schroder had his own ammunition in return. "I'm the highlight of your careers!" he fired back, acccording to US Magazine. (No way, Ricky! Erin's highlight was Buck Rogers!) Later his told the crowd: "For those of you still wondering who I am, I'm not the kid from A Christmas Story..."

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