Silver Spoons

Season 1 Episode 11

A Little Magic

Aired Unknown Dec 04, 1982 on NBC

Episode Recap

In the first of a two-part episode, Edward flirts with a beautiful but not so bright meter maid named Debbie; Kate's jealousy is obvious. When he asks Kate to send roses to Debbie, Kate openly makes fun of the woman, and it's obvious that all of this is bothering her.

Shortly afterwards, Kate visits Ricky, who is in his room with Derek. She shows Ricky a lot of affection, and after she leaves Derek puts it into his head that Kate is romantically interested in him. Ricky thinks he's being ridiculous. A few minutes later, Leonard arrives, bringing tax returns for Edward to sign. Kate tells him that Edward isn't home, because he's out with Debbie; again, her jealousy is obvious. She and Leonard talk about her feelings, and the possibility of having a relationship with Edward, and Kate admits her feelings. Unfortunately, Ricky and Derek walk in right in the middle of the conversation. But after what Derek has put into his head, Ricky now thinks she's talking about him.

Ricky talks to his father about Kate's feelings for him, without mentioning her name. Based on his advice, Ricky decides that the best thing to do would be to get Kate interested in someone else. And Edward seems like the perfect candidate. Then Ricky tries to let Kate down easily. At first, Kate has no idea what he's talking about. But when she does, she tries not to laugh. Ricky invites her to dinner later that night, and Kate accepts.

That evening, Edward is surprised to see the living room rearranged into a romantic restaurant. He's even more surprised when Kate shows up, looking beautiful. Ricky seats the two of them, and it's obvious to both what Ricky is up to. The chemistry between them is obvious, and while they come up with all the reasons why they shouldn't get together, they kiss. In the end they accept the feelings they have for each other, and it seems obvious they will act on them.